2017 ORS 352.313¹
Status of members of Armed Forces and certain federal agencies
  • spouses and children

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Active member of the Armed Forces of the United States” includes officers and enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States who:

(A) Reside in this state while assigned to duty at any base, station, shore establishment or other facility in this state;

(B) Reside in this state while serving as members of the crew of a ship that has an Oregon port or shore establishment as its home port or permanent station; or

(C) Reside in another state or a foreign country and establish Oregon residency by filing Oregon state income taxes no later than 12 months before leaving active duty.

(b) “Armed Forces of the United States” includes:

(A) The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard of the United States;

(B) Reserve components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard of the United States; and

(C) The National Guard of the United States and the Oregon National Guard.

(c) “Dependent children” includes any children of an active member of the Armed Forces of the United States, of an active member of the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or of a member of the Public Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services detailed by proper authority for duty with the Army or Navy of the United States, who:

(A) Are under 18 years of age and not married, otherwise emancipated or self-supporting; or

(B) Are under 23 years of age, unmarried, enrolled in a full-time course of study in an institution of higher learning and dependent on the member for over one-half of their support.

(2) Active members of the Armed Forces of the United States, active members of the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and members of the Public Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services detailed by proper authority for duty with the Army or Navy of the United States, and their spouses and dependent children, are considered residents of this state for the purpose of admission and for the purpose of determining fees and tuition to be paid by such individuals while attending any public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities).

(3) The governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) may contract with the Armed Forces of the United States to furnish educational service to active members of the Armed Forces of the United States.

(4) The governing board shall determine the number of such students that should be accepted and shall make final decisions on admission of individual applicants.

(5) Students attending the public universities under contracts with the Armed Forces of the United States under this section shall pay fees and tuition customarily charged Oregon students.

(6) Payments made by the Armed Forces of the United States under such contracts shall be deposited in a designated account in the same manner that fees and tuition payments for resident students are deposited and credited. [Formerly 351.642]

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.