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PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD 

 

DIVISION 50

ADULT PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD HEARING PROCEDURES

859-050-0001

Hearings

(1) PSRB Hearings are open to the public, except Board deliberations.

(2) The Board, Board staff, or the security staff at the hearings’ location may limit physical items or persons permitted inside the hearings room to ensure safety and hearing decorum. This may include limiting personal items such as cell phones and weapons, as well as restricting access to persons who are disruptive to the decorum of the hearing or limiting numbers of persons when the number of attendees in the hearings room exceeds the fire marshal’s safety code. Victims, treatment team members and patient’s guests will be given priority seating.

(3) When PSRB hearings are held at any branch or part of Oregon State Hospital (OSH), OSH security policies will be followed.

(4) For protocol for media participation in hearings, see OAR 859-050-0105.

(5) A copy of a recorded hearing on CD may be obtained by written request. A charge of $5.00 per CD will be assessed unless the requestor is the patient, employed by an agency that is providing treatment to a patient, a victim of the instant offense, or a party.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387, 192.501, 192.502, 192.610 et seq.
Stat. Implemented: ORS 161.387, 192.501, 192.502, 192.610
Hist.: PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0005

Notice

Written notice of hearings will be given to those indicated in ORS 161.346(5) and 161.326.

(1) Those given notice under ORS 161.346(5) and 161.326 include the:

(a) Person about whom the hearing is being conducted;

(b) Attorney representing the person under PSRB jurisdiction;

(c) District attorney;

(d) Community supervisor or case monitor;

(e) Court or department of the county from which the person was committed;

(f) The victim, if the court or Board finds the victim requests notification;

(g) Any other interested person requesting notification;

(h) Forensic unit of Oregon State Hospital;

(2) The written notice of hearings will contain the information specified in ORS 161.346, as follows:

(a) The time, place, and location of the hearing;

(b) The nature of the hearing and the specific action for which a hearing has been requested, the issues to be considered at the hearing and a reference to the particular sections of the statutes and rules involved;

(c) A statement of the legal authority and jurisdiction under which the hearing is to be held; and

(d) A statement outlining the following additional rights:

(A) To appear at all proceedings held pursuant to this section, except for deliberations;

(B) To cross-examine all witnesses appearing to testify at the hearing;

(C) To subpoena witnesses and documents as provided in ORS 161.395;

(D) To be represented by suitable legal counsel possessing skills and experience commensurate with the nature and complexity of the case, to consult with counsel prior to the hearing and, if financially eligible, to have suitable counsel appointed at state expense; and

(E) To examine all information, documents and reports that the agency considers. If available to the agency at that time, the information, documents and reports will be disclosed to the person so as to allow examination prior to the hearing.

(3) In order to reduce the waste associated with unnecessary paper use, the Board will deliver its hearings notices electronically. Those with a need for hard copies may request them from Board staff.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.332 & 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0010

Scheduling of Hearings

(1) The scheduling of hearings will be driven by the statutory timelines found in ORS Chapter 161.

(2) Hospital requests for conditional release hearings will generally be prioritized over other types of hearings.

(3) Frequent docketing changes are common. For the most up-to-date information, Board staff should be contacted at least one day before the scheduled hearing.

(4) The order of hearings on a given hearings day is generally not available until at least two (2) days before the hearing and is subject to change.

(5) Victims, witnesses and interested parties are encouraged to notify Board staff immediately of hearings-day time constraints. The Board considers reasonable scheduling restrictions from victims, witnesses and the parties.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387, 161.341
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.341
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 1-1988, f. & cert. ef. 4-1-88; PSRB 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-95; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0015

Time of Hearings

Hearings will be held within the following time frames:

(1) Initial hearing under ORS 161.341(6)(a). After a person has been placed under the Board's jurisdiction and committed to a state hospital designated by the Oregon Health Authority—90 days.

(2) Revocation hearing, ORS 161.336(4)(c). After return to the state hospital as a result of an Order of Revocation for violation of the conditional release—20 days.

(3) Patient request for conditional release or discharge, ORS 161.341(3)(4)(5). A patient is eligible to request a hearing six months after last hearing. Hearing to be held within 60 days after filing request.

(4) Hospital request, ORS 161.341(1), or outpatient supervisor request, ORS 161.336(5)(b), for conditional release, modification of conditional release or discharge. Request may be made at any time. Hospital requests will be scheduled within 60 days of receipt of request. Outpatient supervisor requests do not have statutory time frame.

(5) Outpatient request for modification of conditional release or discharge, ORS 161.336(5)(a). Outpatients on conditional release are eligible to request a hearing six months after last hearing—scheduling priority will be given to the requests of patients in the hospital.

(6) Two-year hearing, ORS 161.341(6)(b). A hearing is mandatory for persons committed to a state hospital when no other hearing has been held within two years.

(7) Five-year hearing, ORS 161.336(6).Any person who is under the jurisdiction of the Board and who has spent five years on conditional release will be brought before the Board for a hearing within 30 days of the expiration of the five year period. Administrative Hearings/Emergency Modifications

(8) The Board will hold administrative hearings to expedite modifications of conditional release requests supported by the case manager. Either party may request that the Board hold an administrative hearing. The Board may deny such a request if too limited by time or other resources to grant it.

(9) Notice of administrative hearings is given to the parties, district attorney and judge in the county where the GEI was adjudicated, persons who have requested notice and known victims who have requested hearing notice and have a current address on file with the Board. For purposes of this rule, “the parties will receive a complete exhibit file containing a minimum of: recent progress reports; a report or correspondence with the treatment provider and, if applicable; a community conditional release plan.

(10) Either party may request a full hearing on the proposed modification up to the day prior to a scheduled administrative hearing.

(11) When a patient or outpatient’s mental health status has changed or he or she can no longer be safely managed under the existing conditional release order, the Board or community provider may issue modifications without notice.

(a) A copy of the new Board order will be distributed to those specified in ORS 161.346(10).

(b) If either party objects to the new order, that party may request a full hearing on the matter.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.336, 161.341 & 161.351
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 2-1988, f. & cert. ef. 11-16-88; PSRB 1-1989, f. & cert. ef. 10-20-89; PSRB 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-95; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0020

Chairperson Conducting Hearing

During Board hearings, the Chairperson or acting Chairperson will preside. The Chairperson will designate the order of presentation and questioning. The Chairperson will also determine the scope of questioning and may set time limits and cut off irrelevant questions and irrelevant or unresponsive answers.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.385
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0025

Patient’s Right to Review Record; Exceptions

Patients will receive written notice of hearings and directly, or through their attorneys, a statement of their rights in accordance with ORS 161.346. All exhibits to be considered by the Board will be disclosed to the patient attorney or the patient, if proceeding pro se, as soon as they are available:

(1) Exhibits not available prior to the hearing will be made available to the patient's attorney or the patient, if not represented, at the hearing.

(2) All material relevant and pertinent to the patient and issues before the Board will be made a part of the record.

(3) Only evidence deemed admissible becomes part of the patient’s exhibit file.

(4) Material that is not part of the patient’s exhibit file may not be releasable to the patient or to the parties unless authorized by the Board for good cause. The Board will review the material to determine if any administrative rule or law prohibits disclosure.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0030

Evidence Considered; Admissibility

The Board will consider all material, relevant, and reliable evidence available to it. All evidence of a type commonly relied upon by reasonably prudent persons in the conduct of their serious affairs will be admissible, including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) The record of trial.

(2) Information supplied by the state's attorney or any interested party, including the patient.

(3) Information concerning the patient’s mental condition, incident reports and progress reports.

(4) The patient’s entire psychiatric and criminal history, including motor vehicle records.

(5) Psychiatric or psychological reports ordered by the Board under ORS 161.346(3).

(6) Psychiatric and psychological reports under ORS 161.341(2), written by a person chosen by the state or the patient to examine the patient.

(7) Testimony of witnesses. Although not considered evidence, the Board will consider victim impact statements during its deliberations.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.336, 161.341 & 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0035

Motion Practice

Any party bringing a motion before the Board will submit it to the Board and the opposing party one week prior to the scheduled hearing date. This rule does not apply to requests for set-overs for good cause, or to requests for continuation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0040

Objections

(1) Evidentiary objections: The Chairperson or acting Chairperson will rule on questions of evidence. Hearsay evidence will not be excluded unless the Chairperson or acting Chairperson determines the evidence is not material, relevant or reliable.

(a) In determining whether the evidence is material, relevant or reliable, the Board will consider the following:

(A) The age and source of the documents;

(B) The ability of the witness to have observed and had personal knowledge of the incidents;

(C) The credibility of the witness and whether the witness has bias or interest in the matter.

(b) The person, the person's attorney or attorney representing the state may object to any evidence. The Board may decide the following:

(A) To sustain the objection and deny the admission and consideration of the evidence on the grounds that it is not material, relevant or reliable;

(B) To overrule the objection and admit the evidence and in considering the weight given to that evidence, consider the reason for the objection; or

(C) To grant a continuance for a period of time not to exceed 60 days to allow a witness to appear or be subpoenaed to testify about the evidence under consideration.

(2) Board member objections. If an objection for good cause is made as determined by the Chairperson or Acting Chairperson, to a specific member of the Board sitting on the panel considering a specific case, that member will recuse him/herself and, if necessary, the hearing will be postponed and rescheduled.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346 & 161.385
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0045

Witnesses and Documents; Subpoena

Witnesses or documents may be subpoenaed as provided in ORS 161.395 upon request of any party to the hearing or on the Board's own motion, upon a proper showing of the general relevance and reasonable scope of the documentary or physical evidence sought:

(1) Witnesses with a subpoena other than parties or state officers or employees will receive fees and mileage, as prescribed by law.

(2) The Legislature has provided that a judge of the Circuit Court of the county in which the hearing is held will compel obedience by proceeding for contempt for failure of any person to comply with the subpoena issued.

(3) Board staff will prepare subpoenas requested by either party. However, the party requesting the subpoena is responsible for serving the subpoena.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346 & 161.395
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-95;; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0050

Testimony Given on Oath

(1) The Board will take testimony of a witness upon oath or affirmation of the witness administered by the Chairperson or acting Chairperson at the hearing.

(2) Victim Impact Statements are not considered testimony and will not be taken under oath by the Board.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346 & 161.385
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0055

Burdens

(1) The standard of proof on all issues at hearings of the Board will be the preponderance of the evidence.

(2) The party with the burden of proof will also have the burden of going forward with the evidence (call and examine witnesses, propose conditions of release, etc.).

The burden of proof will depend on the type of hearing, as follows:

(1) Initial 90-day hearing under ORS 161.341(6)(a): The state has the burden to show the person continues to be affected by a mental disease or defect and continues to be a substantial danger to others.

(2) Revocation hearing under ORS 161.336(4)(c): The state has the burden to show that the revocation of conditional release was appropriate and that jurisdiction of the Board should continue.

(3) Conditionally released outpatient's request for modification of a conditional release or discharge under ORS 161.336(5)(a): The patient has the burden of proving his or her fitness for modification of a conditional release or discharge.

(4) Hospital patient's request for conditional release or discharge under ORS 161.341(3): The person has the burden of proving his or her fitness for conditional release or discharge unless it has been more than 2 years since the State had the burden of proof in which case the burden is on the State.

(5) Request for conditional release or discharge of the patient by the State Hospital under ORS 161.341(1): the state must prove the person is not appropriate for conditional release or discharge.

(6) Request for conditional release or discharge of the outpatient by an outpatient supervisor under ORS 161.336(5)(b): the State has the burden.

(7) At a status review hearing (5 year hearing) under ORS 161.336(6): The state has the burden of proving that the current conditional release, modification of conditional release, or a proposed plan is appropriate.

(8) If at any hearing the hospital staff agrees with the patient on the issue of mental disease or defect, dangerousness or fitness for conditional release but no advance notice is given to the Board that the hospital requests discharge or conditional release, the burden of proof remains with the patient. The testimony of hospital staff will be considered as evidence to assist the Board in deciding whether the patient has met his/her burden.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.336, 161.341 & 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-95; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0060

Deliberations

Board deliberations are confidential and not open to the public. For purposes of this rule, “the public” does not include PSRB employees. PSRB staff may attend Board deliberations.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-95; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0065

Continuance of Hearing

Upon the request of any party or on its own motion, the Board may, for good cause, continue a hearing for a reasonable period, up to 60 days to obtain additional information, psychiatric reports or testimony or to accommodate a witness’s schedule. The patient may waive the 60-day time period for good cause.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0070

Cancellation of Hearing

(1) The requestor of a hearing may request cancellation of that hearing. The request should be in writing and state the basis for the cancellation request.

(2) If a patient/outpatient requests cancellation of a hearing after notices for that hearing have been mailed by the Board, the person will not be able to request another hearing for six months from the date of the canceled hearing.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0075

Use of Restraints

(1) The Board prefers to have patients appear at hearings without physical restraints. If, in the judgment of the patient's physician, the patient might need restraining, the Board prefers to have staff attending the hearing with the patient rather than to use physical restraints. However, the final decision on use of restraints lies with the physician.

(2) Any attorney objecting to the patient appearing with restraints at the hearing may raise the issue and ask for testimony from the physician or request a continuance of that hearing until the patient can appear safely without restraints.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0080

Board Decisions

(1) The Board will provide findings and notify the parties and other interested individuals and organizations, as appropriate.

(2) The board may issue its decisions orally on the record at the hearing, and will do so unless the Board has reason to delay issuing its findings.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 1-1995, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-95; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0083

Split Votes at Hearings

(1) When three members cannot agree during deliberations about a hearing outcome, the hearing may be continued for no longer than 60 days. The recording of the hearing and the exhibits will be reviewed by the remaining member(s) and a decision by the majority of the members will be the finding and order of the Board. Before making a decision, the Board may deliberate any time it has a quorum.

(2) If the party objects for good cause to the remaining member's or members' review as set forth in section (1) of this rule, the Board may reschedule the matter for a hearing before the entire Board.

(3) Board staff will electronically notice both parties and the victim advocate of the split shortly after the deciding vote(s) are known to staff.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0085

Notification of Right to Appeal

(1) At the conclusion of a Board hearing, the Board Chair or acting Chair will provide the person and his or her attorney with written notification advising of the right to appeal on an adverse decision within 60 days from the date an order is signed and the right to an attorney is indigent.

(2) If the person refuses to sign the Notification of Appeal, the person’s attorney/PSRB staff will sign the Notification of Appeal attesting that the person refuses to sign it.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.385
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0090

Patient/Outpatient Appearing Pro Se

(1) When a patient/outpatient waives the right to be represented by an attorney, the Board will take written or oral testimony and decide whether the patient/outpatient is capable of understanding the proceedings.

(2) After considering evidence about the competency of a patient/outpatient to represent his or her own interests at the hearing, the Board will rule on whether the patient/outpatient will be allowed to represent himself/herself pro se or whether the Board will appoint counsel to represent the patient/outpatient over his or her objection.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0095

Examination of Patient

(1) The Board may appoint a psychiatrist or licensed psychologist to examine the person and submit a report to the Board, including an opinion as to the mental condition of the person, whether the person presents a substantial danger to others and whether the person could be adequately controlled on conditional release with treatment and supervision:

(2) The attorney representing the state may choose, at the state's expense, a psychiatrist or licensed psychologist to examine the person.

(a) The report will include a written opinion as to the mental condition of the person, whether the person presents a substantial danger to others and whether the person could be adequately controlled on conditional release with treatment and supervision.

(b) The attorney for the state will file a written notice of intent to conduct an examination. This notice may include a request for a continuance of the scheduled hearing in order to allow time for the requested examination.

(3) The attorney for the patient/outpatient may file a written request for the Board to appoint a psychiatrist or licensed psychologist to examine the patient/outpatient at the Public Defense Services Commission’s expense. The attorney may request a continuance of the scheduled hearing in order to allow time for the requested examination.

(4) The Board, regardless of whether a request for examination is made by the Board, the State, the person’s attorney or the patient, may order the person placed in temporary custody of any state hospital or suitable facility for purposes of examination.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.346
Hist.: PSRB 1-1985, f. 1-3-85, ef. 1-15-85; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0100

Records of Hearings

All Board hearings, except Board deliberations, will be recorded by electronic means which can be transcribed. All documents considered will be included in the file and kept as part of the record:

(1) Audio recordings capable of being transcribed will be kept by the Board for a minimum period of five years from the hearing date;

(2) Any material to which an objection is sustained will be removed from the record; the objection and ruling of the Board will be noted on the record;

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.295 - 161.400
Hist.: PSRB 2-2014, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-14; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

859-050-0105

Protocol for Media at Hearings

(1) Public Access Coverage Defined. As used in this rule:

(a) “Public access coverage” means coverage by means of any public access coverage equipment.

(b) “Public access coverage equipment” means any of the following in the possession of persons other than the PSRB or the PSRB staff: television equipment; still photographer equipment; audio, video, or other electronic recording equipment.

(2) Notification to Record Hearings. The news media must notify the PSRB of their request to record video, still photography, or audio of a PSRB proceeding by submitting a request for media or other public access coverage of PSRB at least one business day (24 hours) prior to the scheduled hearing day. Notice of media or public access coverage requests given to the PSRB less than twenty-four (24) hours prior to a scheduled hearing will be taken under advisement by the Board and may result in coverage access being denied directly in the hearings room. PSRB rules require that an original be filed with the PSRB. Submissions will be emailed to PSRB at: psrb@psrb.org.

(3) Equipment and Operators

(a) Only one television camera and/or one still camera each with a single camera operator will be permitted in the PSRB proceeding. Cameras and operators must be in designated locations. Interviews may only be conducted in the area designated by the Board, or Health Systems, if hearings are conducted at OSH.

(b) It is up to the PSRB Board Chair, or Acting Chair, typically through its staff, to decide where cameras and microphones may be placed in the hearings room. Each hearings room is different and PSRB Board members may differ on this so operators must ask for assistance to determine camera placement on the day of the hearing.

(c) Equipment and camera operators must be in place prior to the PSRB hearing. Equipment must not be installed, moved or removed from the hearings room while the PSRB hearing is in session. Camera operators may not move around the hearings room while hearings are in session.

(d) News media must arrange any pooling of footage, photographs or audio among themselves. Typically, the first camera to arrive at the hearings room will be allowed to set up in the hearings room. The PSRB will not participate in any pooling agreement. The PSRB will not mediate in the event of disagreements about pooling arrangements. Disagreements about pooling arrangements will not result in additional media equipment being allowed into the hearings room and they will not cause a delay in the hearing start time. In the absence of agreement on pooling issues by persons seeking public access coverage, the PSRB Chair or Acting Chair may exclude any or all public access coverage.

(e) No public access coverage device will be operated by more than one person.

(f) No person will use public access coverage equipment that interferes or distracts from proceedings in the hearings room.

(g) The video camera must be mounted on a tripod or other device or installed in the hearings room. The tripod or other device must not be moved while the proceedings are in session. Video equipment must be screened where practicable or located and operated as directed by the Board Chair.

(h) No artificial lighting devices of any kind will be allowed.

(4) Limitations on Access: Media will not record:

(a) Any notes or conversations intended to be private including, but not limited to counsel, victims, Board members and members of the public attending hearings.

(b) Portions of the hearing that would interfere with the rights of the parties to a fair hearing or would affect the presentation of evidence or outcome of the hearing. This may include if public access coverage affects the PSRB patient’s ability to effectively participate in his/her hearing.

(c) Any portion of the hearing that would interfere with a victim’s entitlement to due dignity and respect. This may include prohibiting the recording of a victim impact statement or other portions of the hearing that include graphic depictions of the instant offense.

(5) Any cost or increased burden resulting from the public access coverage would interfere with the efficient administration of justice.

(6) Recording equipment may not be used in the visitor area.

(7) A Board Chair may summarily prohibit public access coverage of particular hearing attendees or witnesses, if the attendee or witness so requests.

(8) Violations. Any violation of this rule may result in sanctions including but not limited to the termination of media coverage privileges.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 161.387
Stats. Implemented: ORS 161.295 - 161.400
Hist.: PSRB 2-2014, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-14; PSRB 5-2016, f. & cert. ef. 3-17-16

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