ORS 660.002¹
Declaration of policy

It is the policy of the State of Oregon:

(1) To encourage the development of an apprenticeship and training system through the voluntary cooperation of management, labor and interested state agencies, and in cooperation with other states and the federal government.

(2) To provide for the establishment and promotion of standards of apprenticeship and training to safeguard the welfare of apprentices and trainees and ensure proper training of an adequate, skilled labor force.

(3) To encourage the preparation of persons with skills that will enable them to find gainful employment in an ever-changing society and ensure the continued growth and development of the economy of Oregon by contributing to the maintenance of an adequate supply of skilled workers. [1957 c.270 §2; 1967 c.6 §2; 2007 c.620 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of residency require­ments for apprenticeship program, (1974) Vol 37, p 274

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 660—Apprenticeship and Training; Workforce Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors660.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 660, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­660ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information