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

 

 

Conduct

 

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.

 

Withdrawal

 

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Upon receipt of the districtís notice that a student has withdrawn from school, ODOT shall notify the student that driving privileges will be suspended on the 30th day following the date of notice unless the

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documentation that complies with ORS 807.066.For purposes of this policy, a student shall be considered to have withdrawn from school if the student has: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

 

Appeals

 

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

 

END OF POLICY

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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


 

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