Career Schools

ORS 345.330
Advisory committee


The Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall appoint a representative advisory committee consisting of 11 members who shall serve for terms of three years ending June 30. Of the membership of the committee:


Seven members shall be persons affiliated with career schools as owners, directors, administrators, instructors or representatives, but not more than one member shall represent an out-of-state career school.


Four members shall be persons who are not eligible under paragraph (a) of this subsection. At least one of these members shall have graduated from a career school.


The advisory committee appointed under subsection (1) of this section shall:


Make recommendations to the commission concerning the need for professional and technical instructional and training facilities, the types of instruction and training needed and by whom these can best be provided.


Recommend standards for career schools as provided in ORS 345.325 (Minimum standards) which are consistent with the purposes of such schools.


Investigate and present findings to the commission on the administration and operation of laws relating to career schools. However, the investigations and findings of the advisory committee do not affect the authority of the commission to issue, deny, suspend or revoke the license of any career school.


Consult with the commission in determining the refund schedule under ORS 345.115 (Refund schedule).


Make recommendations to the commission concerning rules to be adopted by the commission for ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee) and 345.992 (Civil penalties) to 345.997 (Civil penalty credited to General Fund).


Members of the advisory committee are entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions) from funds appropriated to the commission for purposes of administering ORS 345.010 (Definitions for ORS 345.010 to 345.450 and 345.992 to 345.997) to 345.450 (Annual inspection fee). [1965 c.529 §4; 1967 c.67 §17; 1975 c.478 §16; 1989 c.333 §16; 1993 c.45 §269; 1995 c.343 §16; 2012 c.104 §34; 2013 c.50 §§3,4]
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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