2017 ORS 285B.615¹
Oregon Business Retention and Expansion Program
  • purpose
  • agreements
  • contents
  • loans

(1) In consultation with the Department of Revenue, the Oregon Business Development Department shall establish and administer the Oregon Business Retention and Expansion Program. The purpose of the program is to provide forgivable loans to certified employers to allow for expanded operations and increased hiring.

(2) The Oregon Business Development Department shall enter into agreements with certified employers. Agreements must contain:

(a) Detailed performance measures, established by the department by rule, with which certified employers must comply; and

(b) The requirement that the certified employer pay to the Oregon Business Development Department the amount of any loan made under this section where the certified employer did not meet established performance measures.

(3) The total loan amount distributed to a certified employer under this section may not exceed the total amount of the estimated incremental Oregon Business Retention and Expansion Program tax revenues for the certified employer.

(4) Moneys loaned under this section must be distributed to the certified employer no later than 120 days following certification under ORS 285B.605 (Certification of eligible employers). [2011 c.549 §6]

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.