2017 ORS 352.274¹
Sexual orientation identification on university forms
  • collection of identification information by Higher Education Coordinating Commission
  • rules

(1) Each public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) shall allow all students, faculty and staff to identify the person’s sexual orientation on any forms used to collect demographic data that includes gender, race or ethnicity.

(2) Each public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) shall make the demographic data collected under subsection (1) of this section available to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission in the format determined by the commission under subsection (3) of this section.

(3) The commission shall:

(a) By rule establish a common format and time frame for the collection and reporting of the demographic data specified in subsection (1) of this section;

(b) Evaluate the degree to which public universities are complying with the requirements set forth in subsections (1) and (2) of this section; and

(c) During each regular session of the Legislative Assembly, submit a report in the manner provided by ORS 192.245 (Form of report to legislature) to the committees related to higher education that:

(A) Sets forth the progress public universities have made toward implementing the requirements set forth in subsections (1) and (2) of this section; and

(B) Summarizes the demographic data collected by the commission under this section. [2015 c.670 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 352—Public Universities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors352.­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.