As used in this section, “internment camp” means a relocation center to which persons were ordered evacuated by Presidential Executive Order 9066, signed on February 19, 1942.
A person who meets the requirements of subsection (4) of this section may request a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) to award the person an honorary post-secondary degree.
A representative of a deceased person who meets the requirements of subsection (4) of this section may request a public university to award an honorary post-secondary degree on behalf of the deceased person.
Notwithstanding the requirements for a post-secondary degree established by a public university, a public university that receives a request under subsection (2) or (3) of this section may award an honorary post-secondary degree to a person, or on behalf of a deceased person, who:
Was a student at the public university in 1942; and
Did not graduate from the public university because the person was ordered to an internment camp. [Formerly 352.021]