2017 ORS 352.629¹
Use of apprentices, minority individuals and women in qualified contracts
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(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Apprentice” has the meaning given that term in ORS 660.010 (Definitions for ORS 660.002 to 660.210).

(b) “Apprenticeable occupation” has the meaning given that term in ORS 660.010 (Definitions for ORS 660.002 to 660.210).

(c) “Apprenticeship training program” means the total system of apprenticeship that a particular local joint committee, as defined in ORS 660.010 (Definitions for ORS 660.002 to 660.210), operates, including the local joint committee’s registered standards and all other terms and conditions for qualifying, recruiting, selecting, employing and training apprentices in an apprenticeable occupation.

(d) “Minority individual” has the meaning given that term in ORS 200.005 (Definitions).

(e) “Qualified contracts” means contracts that:

(A) Are for improvements to real property in connection with the University of Oregon Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact;

(B) Have a cost that, at the time the contract is executed, is estimated to be greater than $200,000; and

(C) Are to be paid from proceeds of bonds issued under Article XI-G of the Oregon Constitution.

(f) “Woman” has the meaning given that term in ORS 200.005 (Definitions).

(2) The University of Oregon, in all qualified contracts, shall require contractors to:

(a) Employ apprentices to perform 15 percent of the work hours that workers in apprenticeable occupations perform under the contract, in a manner consistent with the apprentices’ respective apprenticeship training programs;

(b) Establish and execute a plan for outreach, recruitment and retention of women and minority individuals to perform work under the contract; and

(c) Require any subcontractors engaged by the contractors to abide by the requirements set forth in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection.

(3) On or before February 1 of each year, the University of Oregon shall report to the Joint Committee on Ways and Means or Joint Interim Committee on Ways and Means on the amount of work performed by apprentices, women and minority individuals under qualified contracts. [2017 c.570 §11]

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.