Oregon Statutes - Chapter 427 - Persons With Mental Retardation; Persons With Developmental Disabilities - Section 427.190 - Determination of eligibility and priority for admission; notice of admission; appeal.

(1) Upon receipt of a completed diagnostic evaluation, the community mental health and developmental disabilities program shall forward the completed application and the completed diagnostic evaluation to the Developmental Disability Diagnosis and Evaluation Service.

(2) Upon receipt of a completed application and diagnostic evaluation from the community mental health and developmental disabilities program, the Developmental Disability Diagnosis and Evaluation Service shall promptly determine the eligibility and priority for admission in accordance with ORS 427.180 and 427.195.

(3) When space in an appropriate unit of a training center becomes available for a person otherwise eligible for admission under ORS 427.180, the Developmental Disability Diagnosis and Evaluation Service shall notify the applicant or, if the person is committed, the director of the community mental health and developmental disabilities program in the county of the personís residence that the person has been accepted for admission. The notice shall establish the date when the admission is to be made. If the person does not appear at the designated training center within 15 days after the date established for admission, the application of the person may be canceled by the Developmental Disability Diagnosis and Evaluation Service.

(4) A person applying for admission to a state training center or, if the person is a minor or incapacitated, the person applying for admission on behalf of the minor or incapacitated person may appeal any decision of the Developmental Disability Diagnosis and Evaluation Service regarding admission to the Director of Human Services. The appeal shall be filed within 30 days of receipt of notice of the decision and shall set forth the reasons for the appeal. The director shall convene the State Training Center Review Board, established under ORS 427.205, within 30 days of receipt of the appeal. The board shall advise the director regarding disposition of the appeal, and the director shall make a decision on the appeal within 30 days of the meeting of the board. The decision of the director shall be final. [1979 c.683 §10]

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