2013 ORS § 660.318¹
Duties of Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development
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(1) To implement and oversee state implementation of Title I-B, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development may:

(a) Receive federal youth activities funds allotted to this state by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Title I-B and allocate those funds that are not reserved according to an allocation formula recommended by the State Workforce Investment Board and approved by the Governor.

(b) Receive federal adult employment and training activities funds allotted to this state by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Title I-B and allocate those funds that are not reserved according to an allocation formula recommended by the State Workforce Investment Board and approved by the Governor.

(c) Receive federal dislocated worker funds allotted to this state by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Title I-B and allocate those funds that are not reserved according to an allocation formula recommended by the State Workforce Investment Board and approved by the Governor.

(d) Establish a procedure for use by local workforce investment boards to identify eligible providers of training services according to section 2864 of the federal Act and to maintain the list of providers identified as eligible by the boards in all local workforce investment areas in this state.

(e) Receive the comprehensive strategic plan developed and implemented by each local workforce investment board and review the plan, with input from representatives of state and local workforce programs, to determine if the plan meets the requirements of section 2833 of the federal Act and state policy.

(f) Approve the plans, after review by the State Workforce Investment Board, that are found to meet the requirements of Title I-B and review and approve any amendments to the plans.

(g) Carry out the required and allowable activities described in section 2864 of the federal Act with the advice of the Education and Workforce Policy Advisor.

(h) Pursuant to ORS 660.339 (Participant records), establish procedures to maintain the confidentiality of the names and records of participants in workforce programs for which the department is responsible, including circumstances under which the names and records may be disclosed.

(i) Establish a method to set performance standards for the Secretary of Labor as required under section 2871 of the federal Act.

(j) Perform planning functions related to Title I-B programs and performance reporting.

(2)(a) Subject to the availability of funds from the federal Workforce Investment Act, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development shall create and operate a summer youth employment program that reestablishes meaningful summer work experience for persons between the ages of 14 and 24 and that meets the requirements for funding under the federal Act.

(b) Programs funded under this subsection:

(A) Must include representatives of the business community in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the program.

(B) May provide for private and public sector employment opportunities.

(C) Shall be managed by local workforce investment boards in a manner that coordinates regional state-sponsored youth work experience programs.

(c) Local workforce investment boards responsible for managing programs created under this subsection shall provide training for business, labor and education leaders in use of best practices that assure positive summer work experiences for participants.

(3) The Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development shall collaborate with the State Workforce Investment Board and local workforce investment boards to collect data on summer work experience programs that identify successful summer work experiences and allow for the identification and dissemination of promising practices.

(4) The Higher Education Coordinating Commission, in consultation with the State Workforce Investment Board, may adopt rules pursuant to ORS chapter 183 to implement this section. [2001 c.684 §11; 2009 c.836 §6; 2013 c.747 §171]

Note: The amendments to 660.318 (Duties of Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development) by section 171, chapter 747, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2014. See section 204, chapter 747, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative until July 1, 2014, is set forth for the users convenience.

660.318 (Duties of Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development). (1) To implement and oversee state implementation of Title I-B, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development may:

(a) Receive federal youth activities funds allotted to this state by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Title I-B and allocate those funds that are not reserved according to an allocation formula recommended by the State Workforce Investment Board and approved by the Governor.

(b) Receive federal adult employment and training activities funds allotted to this state by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Title I-B and allocate those funds that are not reserved according to an allocation formula recommended by the State Workforce Investment Board and approved by the Governor.

(c) Receive federal dislocated worker funds allotted to this state by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to Title I-B and allocate those funds that are not reserved according to an allocation formula recommended by the State Workforce Investment Board and approved by the Governor.

(d) Establish a procedure for use by local workforce investment boards to identify eligible providers of training services according to section 2864 of the federal Act and to maintain the list of providers identified as eligible by the boards in all local workforce investment areas in this state.

(e) Receive the comprehensive strategic plan developed and implemented by each local workforce investment board and review the plan, with input from representatives of state and local workforce programs, to determine if the plan meets the requirements of section 2833 of the federal Act and state policy.

(f) Approve the plans, after review by the State Workforce Investment Board, that are found to meet the requirements of Title I-B and review and approve any amendments to the plans.

(g) Carry out the required and allowable activities described in section 2864 of the federal Act with the advice of the Education and Workforce Policy Advisor.

(h) Pursuant to ORS 660.339 (Participant records), establish procedures to maintain the confidentiality of the names and records of participants in workforce programs for which the department is responsible, including circumstances under which the names and records may be disclosed.

(i) Establish a method to set performance standards for the Secretary of Labor as required under section 2871 of the federal Act.

(j) Perform planning functions related to Title I-B programs and performance reporting.

(2)(a) Subject to the availability of funds from the federal Workforce Investment Act, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development shall create and operate a summer youth employment program that reestablishes meaningful summer work experience for persons between the ages of 14 and 24 and that meets the requirements for funding under the federal Act.

(b) Programs funded under this subsection:

(A) Must include representatives of the business community in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the program.

(B) May provide for private and public sector employment opportunities.

(C) Shall be managed by local workforce investment boards in a manner that coordinates regional state-sponsored youth work experience programs.

(c) Local workforce investment boards responsible for managing programs created under this subsection shall provide training for business, labor and education leaders in use of best practices that assure positive summer work experiences for participants.

(3) The Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development shall collaborate with the State Workforce Investment Board and local workforce investment boards to collect data on summer work experience programs that identify successful summer work experiences and allow for the identification and dissemination of promising practices.

(4) The department, in consultation with the State Workforce Investment Board, may adopt rules pursuant to ORS chapter 183 to implement this section.