2007 ORS 345.330¹
Advisory committee
  • function

(1) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall appoint a representative advisory committee consisting of 11 members who shall serve for terms of three years ending June 30. Of the membership of the committee:

(a) Seven members shall be persons affiliated with career schools as owners, directors, administrators, instructors or representatives, but not more than one member shall represent an out-of-state career school.

(b) Four members shall be persons who are not eligible under paragraph (a) of this subsection. At least one of these members shall have graduated from a career school.

(2) The advisory committee appointed under subsection (1) of this section shall:

(a) Make recommendations to the superintendent and State Board of Education concerning the need for professional and technical instructional and training facilities, the types of instruction and training needed and by whom these can best be provided.

(b) Recommend standards for career schools as provided in ORS 345.325 (Minimum standards) which are consistent with the purposes of such schools.

(c) Investigate and present findings to the State Board of Education on the administration and operation of laws relating to career schools. However, the investigations and findings of the advisory committee do not affect the authority of the superintendent to issue, deny, suspend or revoke the license of any career school.

(d) Consult with the superintendent in determining the refund schedule under ORS 345.115 (Refund schedule as part of enrollment agreement).

(e) Make recommendations to the superintendent concerning rule development for ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee) and 345.992 (Civil penalties) to 345.997 (Civil penalty credited to General Fund).

(3) Members of the advisory committee are entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions) from funds appropriated to the Department of Education for purposes of administering ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee). [1965 c.529 §4; 1967 c.67 §17; 1975 c.478 §16; 1989 c.333 §16; 1993 c.45 §269; 1995 c.343 §16]

Chapter 345

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State's authority to regulate and license foreign correspondence schools, (1972) Vol 36, p 271; authority to regulate private de­gree-granting voca­tional schools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1765

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 345—Private Schools, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­345.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 345, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­345ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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