2011 ORS § 336.805¹
Reimbursement to course provider
  • limitations on tuition

(1) The Department of Transportation shall reimburse a public school, commercial driver training school or county for the cost of providing a course of traffic safety education that is certified by the department. The amount of the reimbursement may not exceed $210 for each pupil completing the course and shall be made in the manner provided by ORS 336.810 (Student Driver Training Fund).

(2) If funds available to the department for the Student Driver Training Fund are not adequate to pay all approved claims in full, public schools, commercial driver training schools and counties shall receive a pro rata reimbursement that is based upon the ratio that the total amount of funds available bears to the total amount of funds required for maximum allowable reimbursement.

(3) A public school, commercial driver training school or county seeking reimbursement under this section may not charge tuition in an amount that is greater than:

(a) For a public school or county, the cost to the public school or county of providing the traffic safety education course less the state reimbursement.

(b) For a commercial driving school, an amount determined by the department by rule.

(4) A public school, commercial driver training school or county seeking reimbursement under this section may reduce or waive tuition for low income pupils. A public school, commercial driver training school or county offering reduced or waived tuition to low income pupils shall adopt written policies and procedures regarding reduced or waived tuition for low income pupils.

(5) Each public school, commercial driver training school or county seeking reimbursement under this section must keep accurate records of the cost of the traffic safety education course in the manner required under rules adopted by the department under ORS 802.345 (Traffic safety education course). [Formerly 343.730; 1997 c.119 §2; 1999 c.328 §9; 2005 c.699 §1; 2007 c.858 §67; 2009 c.394 §1; 2011 c.357 §2]