2017 ORS 285A.116¹
Regions for job development
  • economic innovation coordination

(1) The Oregon Business Development Department shall establish regions for the purpose of job development. When establishing the regions, the department shall consider the optimal size for each region that will most effectively facilitate economic development activities in the region. Regions established by the department do not have to be of the same size or population.

(2) The Director of the Oregon Business Development Department shall provide for economic innovation coordination in the central office, which shall assist the field representatives in establishing contacts between local businesses and universities and community colleges in Oregon to promote the use of the research capacities of these institutions for development of new products. [2003 c.773 §60; 2005 c.748 §26; 2009 c.830 §18]

Note: 285A.116 (Regions for job development) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 285A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285A—Economic Development I, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.