2017 ORS 285B.605¹
Certification of eligible employers
  • time period to approve application

(1) Subject to standards and procedures that the Oregon Business Development Department shall establish by rule, the department shall certify eligible employers to participate in the Oregon Business Retention and Expansion Program established in ORS 285B.615 (Oregon Business Retention and Expansion Program). The department may establish certification standards regarding:

(a) Employers maintaining certain levels of payroll or per-employee compensation including benefits;

(b) Employers consulting with vendors in this state before entering into contracts;

(c) Eligible employers not laying off current employees in order to achieve hiring goals;

(d) Specifying the types and amounts of employer expenses that are the reasonable costs of financing, developing, furnishing and operating a facility to be used by the certified employer in the course of business under ORS 285B.615 (Oregon Business Retention and Expansion Program); and

(e) Verifying that an employer is an eligible employer.

(2) The department must approve or deny an application submitted under ORS 285B.608 (Application for certification) within 120 days after the date a complete application is filed. [2011 c.549 §3]

Note: See note under 285B.600 (Definitions for ORS 285B.600 to 285B.620).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285B—Economic Development Ii, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285B.­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.