Career Schools

ORS 345.240
Discrimination prohibited

  • complaint


No career school licensed under ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee) shall refuse admission to or discriminate in admission against or discriminate in giving instruction to any person otherwise qualified.


Any violation of this section is an unlawful practice under ORS chapter 659A. Any person unlawfully discriminated against under this section may file a complaint under ORS 659A.820 (Complaints) with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries.


A certified copy of a finding by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries under ORS 659A.850 (Hearing) that the school has violated this section shall be adequate proof of the violation.


As used in this section, “discriminate” has the meaning given “discrimination” in ORS 659.850 (Discrimination in education prohibited). [Amended by 1957 c.724 §11; 1973 c.714 §4; 1989 c.333 §14; 1993 c.45 §266; 1995 c.343 §13; 2001 c.621 §77]
Chapter 345

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State's authority to regulate and license foreign correspondence schools, (1972) Vol 36, p 271; authority to regulate private degree-granting vocational schools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1765


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