Government Contract | Oregon
Impartial Hearing Officers

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000395533

Bid Title: Impartial Hearing Officers

Agency Bid No. Title: 3855

Received Date: 10/19/2015

Close Date: 12/03/2015

Purchase Type: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020

Delivery Point: Various Locations, Oregon

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 701 et seq), requires that the DHSOffice of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VR) establish a formal dispute resolution procedure toresolve disputes between VR and its applicants, clients, and former clients. Most disputes arisebecause an individual disagrees with a VR decision concerning the furnishing or denial of vocationalrehabilitation services. In such cases, the affected individual may request a hearing. The individualand VR may also resolve the issue(s) informally or through mediation before the hearing.Qualified Contractors will serve as Impartial Hearing Officers to conduct the hearings in accordancewith the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended), and its implementing regulations, Oregons Uniform and Model Rules of Procedure, Oregons Administrative Procedures Act, and VRAdministrative Rules (OAR) contained in OAR Chapter 582, Division 20. Although legal counselmay represent DHS at hearing, generally a designated DHS employee represents the agency at suchproceedings. Clients may represent themselves at hearing or elect to be represented by counsel or layadvocate of their choice.

Product Code: 96149

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Oregon Department of Human Services

State: Oregon

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Coral D. Ford Office of Contracts and Procurement, 250 Winter St. NE, 3rd Floor, Salem, Oregon, 97301

Phone: 503-947-5142

Fax: 503-373-7889




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