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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Adopted:††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Suspension of Driving Privileges





The superintendent [or Board] may, under ORS 339.254, make a request to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the suspension of a studentís driving privilege or the right to apply for a driving privilege on the basis of conduct as provided below.


If a request is made, the following requirements will be met:


1.††††† The superintendent will meet with parent before submitting a request to ODOT;


2.††††† The request to ODOT will be in writing;


3.††††† The student involved is at least 15 years of age;


4.††††† The student has been expelled for bringing a weapon on school property; or


5.††††† The student has been suspended or expelled at least twice for any of the following reasons:


††††††† a.††††† Assaulting or menacing a school employee or another student;

††††††† b.††††† Willful damage or injury to district property;†††

††††††† c.††††† Use of threats, intimidation, harassment or coercion against a school employee or another student.;

††††††† d.††††† Possessing, using or delivering any controlled substance or being under the influence of any controlled substance at a school or on school property or at a school-sponsored activity, function or event.


6.††††† The request to suspend a studentís driving privilege or the right to apply for a driving privilege shall not be for more than one year unless the superintendent [or Board] is filing a second written request.A second request may state suspension of driving privilege until the student reaches 21 years of age;


7.††††† If a driving privilege is suspended the student may apply to ODOT for a hardship permit.




The superintendent [or Board] may, under ORS 339.257, notify ODOT of the withdrawal from school of a student who is at least 15 years of age and under 18 years of age.


Upon receipt of the districtís notice that a student has withdrawn from school, ODOT shall notify the student that driving privileges will be suspended on the 30th day following the date of notice unless the


student presents documentation that complies with ORS 807.066.For purposes of this policy, a student shall be considered to have withdrawn from school if the student has:


1.††††† More than 10 consecutive school days of unexcused absences; or


2.††††† Fifteen school days total of unexcused absences during a single semester.




The student has a right to appeal the superintendentís [or Boardís] decision through district suspension/expulsion due process procedures.





Legal Reference(s):



†††††††††† ORS 192.660

†††††††††† ORS 332.061

†††††††††† ORS 336.615 - 336.665

†††††††††† ORS 339.240

†††††††††† ORS 339.250

†††††††††† ORS 339.254

†††††††††† ORS 339.257

†††††††††† ORS 807.065

†††††††††† ORS 807.066

†††††††††† ORS 807.240

†††††††††† ORS 809.410

†††††††††† OAR 581-021-0065

†††††††††† OAR 581-021-0070