ORS 337.500¹
Definitions for ORS 337.500 to 337.506

As used in ORS 337.500 (Definitions for ORS 337.500 to 337.506) to 337.506 (Textbook bundling):

(1) “Adopter” means any faculty member or academic department or other adopting entity at a higher education institution responsible for considering and choosing course materials to be utilized in connection with accredited courses taught at the institution.

(2) “Higher education institution” means:

(a) A community college, as defined in ORS 341.005 (Definitions for chapter);

(b) A public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities);

(c) The Oregon Health and Science University;

(d) A private institution of higher education located in Oregon; and

(e) A bookstore that serves as the primary bookstore for an entity listed in paragraphs (a) to (d) of this subsection.

(3) “Special edition” means a bound book that does not constitute a traditional textbook and that may or may not be used for instructional purposes.

(4)(a) “Textbook bundle” means a textbook packaged together with other supplemental course materials, including but not limited to workbooks, study guides, online technologies, online course resources, CD-ROMs or other books, to be sold as course material for one price.

(b) “Textbook bundle” does not include a textbook that is unusable without the supplemental course materials, materials that cannot be sold separately due to third-party contractual agreements, custom editions or special editions. [2007 c.582 §1; 2011 c.637 §115]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 337—Books and Instructional Materials, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors337.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information