2017 ORS 345.040¹
Approval of registration of agent required
  • bonding

(1) A person may not act in this state as an agent for a career school domiciled within or outside this state, unless the Higher Education Coordinating Commission has approved the agent’s registration as a part of the school’s license under ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee). No person shall act as an agent for a career school unless and until the career school has obtained a license.

(2) For the purposes of licensing and student protection, persons acting as agents for a career school domiciled within or outside this state are employees of the school and shall be included under the school’s bonding or student protection policy, or both. Agents shall perform their duties and conduct their business in accordance with ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee).

(3) An agent shall be a person who has attained the age of 18 years, is of good moral character and is otherwise competent and qualified to safeguard and protect the interests of the public. [Amended by 1961 c.268 §5; 1973 c.827 §34; 1975 c.478 §6; 1979 c.744 §16; 1981 c.527 §1; 1989 c.333 §5; 1995 c.343 §5; 2012 c.104 §25]

Chapter 345

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State’s authority to regulate and license foreign correspondence schools, (1972) Vol 36, p 271; authority to regulate private de­gree-granting voca­tional schools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1765

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 345—Career Schools, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors345.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 345, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano345.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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