Any not-for-profit organization or other entity if the equity of the entity is owned or controlled exclusively by a public university and if the organization or entity is created by the university to advance any of the university’s statutory missions.
Notwithstanding ORS 352.033 (Status of public universities), a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) and its agents and employees remain subject to all statutes and administrative rules of this state that create rights, benefits or protections in favor of military veterans, service members and families of service members to the same extent as an agency of this state would be subject to such statutes and administrative rules.
The Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall have the powers and duties of a project agency, as defined in ORS 286A.816 (Definitions for ORS 286A.816 to 286A.826), to the extent necessary for the issuance of the state bonds and the administration of the proceeds of the state bonds; and
The university and the Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall enter into grant contracts or loan agreements that comply with rules adopted by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services relating to:
Disbursement of project funds by a project agency through grant contracts or loan agreements;
Any other matters determined by the Oregon Department of Administrative Services to be necessary for the administration of the Article XI-Q bond program.
Nothing in this section may be construed so that statutory provisions that are not set forth in this section apply to a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities). [2013 c.768 §16; 2013 c.722 §80; 2013 c.768 §179; 2014 c.113 §6; 2014 c.121 §17; 2015 c.209 §1; 2015 c.767 §22; 2015 c.828 §23; 2016 c.31 §8; 2017 c.440 §23; 2017 c.642 §2]