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Collaborative Dispute Resolution Model 2021

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Proposal for Rulemaking, OAR Chapter 736 Division 140 Collaborative Dispute Resolution Model Rules

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is accepting public comments on proposed changes to update state rules regarding collaborative dispute resolution and mediation.

The proposed changes include updating language to match existing Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) model rules. A full copy of the proposed amendments is available in the filing notice below (see links).

The Administrative Procedures Act (APA) requires state agencies to adopt rules of procedure in rulemaking, contested cases and other proceedings. It also directs the Oregon Attorney General to prepare Model Rules of procedure for state agencies. All of the proposed language must follow the model DOJ language and cannot be amended.

Public Comment: CLOSED

Was open October 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021, 5 PM.

  • No public comments were received between Oct. 1, 2021 and Oct. 31, 2021

The Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) proposed for revision include:

  • Adopt: 736-140-0000, 736-140-0001, 736-140-0002, 736-140-0003, 736-140-0004, 736-140-0006, 736-140-0011, 736-140-0021, 736-140-0025

  • Amend: 736-140-0015

  • Repeal: 736-140-0005

Public Hearing: None

To learn more, visit the following links:

Rulemaking Page


Katie Gauthier

Legislative Coordinator