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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS AND TRAINING
FEES FOR PUBLISHING, PRINTING, OR COPYING AND OTHER SERVICES
Department Fees and Public Records Requests
(1) All information in the custody of
the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (Department) will be disclosed
or protected from disclosure in accordance with ORS Chapter 192 and other applicable
state and federal laws.
(2) Records Request Procedure.
A request for photocopies, facsimile (fax) copies, electronically distributed (e-mail)
copies and certifications of public records that are on file with the Department
must be made in writing. Submission may be made by mail, fax, e-mail, or in person.
The request must include:
(a) The name, address, and
telephone number of the person requesting the public record;
(b) The date the request
is being made; and
(c) An adequate description
of the records being requested including subject matter and approximate creation
dates when applicable.
(3) The Department will acknowledge
records requests in a reasonable amount of time. In its response, the Department
(a) Indicate if they are
in possession of the requested records;
(b) Identify the requested
records that are exempt from disclosure under current Public Records Law;
(c) Provide an estimate of
the expected cost of meeting the request; and
(d) Identify an estimated
date by which the information will be provided.
(4) The regular duties of
the Department will not be interrupted or interfered with because of time or effort
required to respond to records requests.
(5) Records Request Fees.
Unless otherwise provided by statute or other administrative rule, the Department
may charge fees for recovering actual costs of:
(a) Staff time to research,
locate, review, redact, compile and copy records;
(b) All material and media;
(c) Postage, where applicable.
(6) Basic records requests
requiring less than 10 minutes of staff time to compile and provide electronically
will be charged a flat rate of $5.
(7) Records requests that
require no redacting and are copied and provided to the requestor in paper form
will be charged at the rate of $5 for the first 1–10 pages and $.50 for each
(8) There will be no charge
for furnishing normal and necessary records or publications to public safety officers
or public safety agencies.
(9) The Department may require
payment in advance.
(10) Other Fees: The Department
may charge for the use of facilities at the Public Safety Academy.
(11) The Department may charge
replacement cost for lost or damaged keys, equipment, or meal cards.
(12) The Department may charge
the subject individual or employing agency a fee to recover the costs of administering
the fingerprint check through the Oregon State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation
(a) Fees will not exceed
the actual cost of acquiring and furnishing criminal offender information.
(b) An additional fee may
be charged upon the rejection of fingerprints by the Oregon State Police or FBI.
(c) Current fee schedules
for processing fingerprints may be obtained from the Department.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 181.640 & 703.230
Stats. Implemented: ORS 181.640
Hist.: PS 1-1983, f. &
ef. 12-15-83; PS 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 2-7-90; PS 2-1995, f. & cert. ef.
9-27-95; PS 10-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 11-5-97; BPSST 1-1998, f. & cert.
ef. 5-6-98; BPSST 2-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-6-98 thru 6-30-98; BPSST 3-1998,
f. & cert. ef. 6-30-98; BPSST 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 11-21-02; DPSST 10-2007,
f. & cert. ef. 10-15-07; DPSST 4-2011, f. 5-5-11, cert. ef. 6-1-11; DPSST 15-2015
f. & cert. ef. 7-23-15
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contained in the Administrative Order filed at the Archives Division,
800 Summer St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97310. Any discrepancies with the
published version are satisfied in favor of the Administrative Order.
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