OAR 274-010-0100
Definitions for 274-010-0100 to 274-010-0175

As used in these regulations or any amendments to them, or in any blank form, document, publication, or written instrument of any kind prescribed, provided, published, issued, or used by the Director or any of his duly authorized agents or employees in connection with the administration of the provisions of ORS 408.010 (“Beneficiary” defined for ORS 408.010 to 408.090) to 408.110, unless otherwise required by context:


“Active Duty” or “Active Service” means that status in the Armed Forces in which the person on “active duty” is under the command of military or naval authorities, subject to military or naval discipline and on active duty pay status in the respective arm or branch of the Armed Forces in which the person is serving.


Members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, persons on a retired status in the military or naval forces of the United States, Cadets at West Point, Air Force Academy, and United States Coast Guard Academy and Midshipmen at the Naval Academy were on active duty only after reporting for active duty;


Members of the National Guard were on active duty only after having been activated under Title 10 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations;


“Armed Forces” means and includes:








Air Force;


Coast Guard;


Coast and Geodetic Survey (while serving with Army or Navy);


Commissioned Officers of Public Health Service while serving with Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.


“Beneficiary” means any person eligible for educational aid as defined in ORS 408.010 (“Beneficiary” defined for ORS 408.010 to 408.090).


“Veteran” means any person who served on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States as defined in ORS 408.225 (Definitions for ORS 408.225 to 408.237).


“Under Honorable Conditions” means that the official documents of discharge, service, or separation issued upon the termination of the veteran’s active duty service with the Armed Forces are characterized as one of the following:


“Honorable”; or


“General” also known as “General Under Honorable Conditions”.


“Alien” means any person who is not a citizen of the United States.


“Alien Enemy” means any person who is a citizen of any nation, country, or state, or ally thereof, with which the United States is at war.


“Conscientious Objector” means any person who during his period of service refused on conscientious, political, or other grounds to subject himself to full military discipline and unqualified service.


“Combat Zone” means any area designated by the President of the United States by executive order in which the Armed Forces of the United States or any subdivision thereof are or have engaged in combat.


“Other Like Training Program” means college training while in service, which compares with the civilian professional training for which college credit was, or could be, obtained to apply toward graduation from an approved institution of higher learning.


“Domicile” or “Residence” means that place which a person intends as their fixed place of abode or habitation; which they consider to be their permanent home; and to which, whenever away, they always intend to return:


Temporary absence from the state does not destroy domicile;


Temporary presence in the state without an intention to establish a permanent home does not support a contention of being domiciled within the state.


“Accredited Institution” means any institution where training is offered that has been certified as meeting the minimum requirements prescribed by the accrediting agency having jurisdiction over standards of uniformity and accreditation (the State Department of Education).


“Approved Course of Study or Vocational Training” means any course of training outlined in the material submitted to and approved by the State Department of Education.


“Full Time College Course” means that the particular course has met the following standards:


“Full time” — As defined by the approved institution where the course is being pursued;


“College” — An institution fully accredited by the appropriate accrediting agency, as recognized by the State Approving Agency (the State Department of Education).


“Current Term” means:


Fall, winter, spring, or summer term in those institutions operating on a term or quarter basis;


First or second semester or summer session in those institutions operating on a semester or half year basis; or


Not later than six weeks following enrollment in a training institution where training is a continuous program, not divided into terms or semesters.


“Executive Head of the Institution” means:


The President of the University or College;


The Principal of the School;


The Director of the Training establishment; or


The person or persons to whom the executive head of the institution has delegated authority to act in his stead.

Source: Rule 274-010-0100 — Definitions for 274-010-0100 to 274-010-0175, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=274-010-0100.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

Rule 274-010-0100’s source at or​.us