2017 ORS 348.015¹
Definitions

As used in this section and ORS 348.017 (Requirements for contracts between post-secondary institutions of education and third party financial firms for disbursement and management of financial aid funds):

(1) “Account” means an account that is managed or operated by a third party financial firm and that is opened to facilitate the financial aid refund disbursement process.

(2) “Financial aid funds” means financial aid funds under Title IV, Part B, of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, including credit balances.

(3) “Financial aid refund disbursement process” means the process of returning to a student the student’s financial aid funds that are in excess of eligible education costs, including but not limited to fees and tuition.

(4) “Revenue sharing” means payment from a third party financial firm to a public or private post-secondary institution of education based on the balances or account activity of the accounts offered by the third party financial firm to students enrolled at the public or private post-secondary institution of education.

(5) “Third party financial firm” means a company, business or other organization that contracts with a public or private post-secondary institution of education to provide disbursement and management services of financial aid funds, or management of financial accounts, to students enrolled in the public or private post-secondary institution of education. [2015 c.633 §1]

Note: 348.015 (Definitions) and 348.017 (Requirements for contracts between post-secondary institutions of education and third party financial firms for disbursement and management of financial aid funds) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 348 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 348—Student Aid; Education Stability Fund; Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors348.­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.