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461-025-0311    Temporary Effective 08/16/10 through 12/31/10
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. Except as provided otherwise in this rule, a client who is entitled to a continuing benefit decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  4. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

  5. If benefits are reduced or closed to reflect cost-of-living adjustments in benefits or other mass change under a program operated by a federal agency or to reflect a mass change to payments in a program operated by the Department, the continuation of benefits pending the outcome of a contested case hearing is not available.

  6. In the REF and REFM programs, individuals are not entitled to continuing benefits when the issue in question is regarding the termination of benefits because the eligibility time period imposed by OAR 461-135-0900 has been reached.

Stat. Auth: ORS 409.010, 409.050, 411.060, 411.404, 411.408, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049
Stats. Implemented: ORS 409.010, 409.050, 411.060, 411.404, 411.408, 411.816, 412.014, 412.049


461-025-0311    Effective 07/01/08
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to either a continuing benefit decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules or a mass change notice that provides an option for continuing benefits may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  4. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

  5. Individuals in REF and REFM are not entitled to continuing benefits when the issue in question is regarding the termination of benefits because the eligibility time period imposed by OAR 461-135-0900 has been reached.

Stat. Auth: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 412.049
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 412.049


461-025-0311    Effective 10/01/06
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to either a continuing benefit decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules or a mass change notice that provides an option for continuing benefits may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  4. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

Stat. Auth: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100


461-025-0311 Effective 1/01/04
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to a continuing benefits decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  4. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

Stat. Auth: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100


461-025-0311 Temporary Effective 11/01/03 through 12/31/03
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to a continuing benefits decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  4. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

Stat. Auth: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100


461-025-0311 Effective 1/01/02
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to a continuing benefits decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. When the Department determines the client's grant is less than the maximum amount because of the client's failure to comply with the Department's pay-after-performance requirements, the client has the option to receive continuing benefits, up to the amount of the previous month's level, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request within 10 days after the date of the notice.

  4. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  5. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

Stat. Auth: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100


461-025-0311 Effective 10/01/01
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to a continuing benefits decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

  4. In determining timeliness under section (2) of this rule, delay caused by circumstances beyond the control of the claimant is not counted.

Stat. Auth: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100


461-025-0311 Effective 10/01/00
Continuation of Benefits

  1. This rule explains who may receive continuing benefits while a contested case pends.

  2. A client who is entitled to a continuing benefits decision notice under a rule in division 175 of this chapter of rules may, at the option of the client, receive continuing benefits, in the same manner and same amount, until a final order resolves the contested case. To be entitled to continuing benefits, the client must complete a hearing request not later than the later of:

    1. The tenth day following the date of the notice; and

    2. The effective date of the action proposed in the notice.

  3. The continuing benefits are subject to modification based on additional changes affecting the client's eligibility or level of benefits.

Stat. Auth: ORS 183.341, 411.060, 411.816, 418.100
Stats. Implemented: ORS 411.060, 411.816, 418.100