2017 ORS 341.465¹
Certificates and associate degrees

(1) The board of a district operating a community college, upon approval of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, may award certificates and associate degrees indicating satisfactory completion of a course of study offered by the community college.

(2)(a) The board of a district operating a community college may award training certificates indicating satisfactory completion of noncredit courses and programs.

(b) Prior to offering a new, noncredit course for a training certificate, the board of a district operating a community college must follow procedures established by the commission to ensure that the course meets an occupational employment need and fulfills a regional educational need. [Formerly 341.580; 2013 c.747 §63; 2015 c.157 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 341—Community Colleges, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors341.­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.