2017 ORS 285C.600¹
Definitions for ORS 285C.600 to 285C.635

As used in ORS 285C.600 (Definitions for ORS 285C.600 to 285C.635) to 285C.635 (Determination of personal income tax revenue):

(1) “Business firm” has the meaning given that term in ORS 285C.050 (Definitions for ORS 285C.050 to 285C.250).

(2) “Eligible project” means a project that meets criteria established by the Oregon Business Development Commission to be exempt from property taxation under ORS 307.123 (Property of strategic investment program eligible projects).

(3) “First-source hiring agreement” has the meaning given that term in ORS 285C.050 (Definitions for ORS 285C.050 to 285C.250).

(4) “Newly created jobs” means, for an eligible project, total jobs less retained jobs.

(5) “Publicly funded job training provider” has the meaning given that term in ORS 285C.050 (Definitions for ORS 285C.050 to 285C.250).

(6) “Rural area” means an area located entirely outside of the urban growth boundary of a city with a population of 40,000 or more, as the urban growth boundary is acknowledged on the date on which an applicant submits an application, pursuant to rules adopted by the Oregon Business Development Department, for property tax exemption under ORS 307.123 (Property of strategic investment program eligible projects).

(7) “Strategic investment zone” means a geographic area established under ORS 285C.623 (Strategic investment zones), within which the property of eligible projects may be exempt from property taxation under ORS 307.123 (Property of strategic investment program eligible projects). [Formerly 285B.380; 2005 c.237 §1; 2015 c.518 §1; 2015 c.757 §1]

Note: Section 2, chapter 518, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:

Sec. 2. The amendments to ORS 285C.600 (Definitions for ORS 285C.600 to 285C.635) by section 1 of this 2015 Act do not apply to:

(1) An eligible project located, or an application for a project to be located, within a strategic investment zone designated before the effective date of this 2015 Act [October 5, 2015].

(2) A parcel of land on which an eligible project is located on the effective date of this 2015 Act. [2015 c.518 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285C—Economic Development Iii, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285C.­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.