ORS 408.235¹
Eligibility for preference

A veteran is eligible to use the preference provided for in ORS 408.230 (Veterans' preference in public employment) only for a position for which application is made within 15 years of discharge or release from service in the Armed Forces. Such time limit shall not apply in the case of a disabled veteran. [1977 c.854 §4; 1989 c.507 §3; 1995 c.777 §2; 1999 c.792 §2; 2007 c.525 §3]

Notes of Decisions

Time served in a military reserve unit is not considered service for purpose of limita­tion period of this sec­tion. Davis v. Civil Service Bd., 39 Or App 695, 593 P2d 1209 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Amend­ment of civil service entrance or promo­tional examina­tion scores with respect to preference points after per­son no longer qualifies as "veteran," (1978) Vol 38, p 1848

408.238 ("Military duty" defined for ORS 408.240 to 408.280) (formerly 408.210)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Employ­ment and leave of absence rights of Na­tional Guard Reservists, (1975) Vol 37, p 702

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 408—Miscellaneous Benefits for Veterans and Service Personnel, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors408.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 408, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­408ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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