Notice of Proposed Rule
(1) Before permanently adopting, amending, or repealing any permanent rule, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall give notice of the proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal:
(a) In the Secretary of State's Bulletin referred to in ORS 183.360 at least 21 days prior to the effective date of the rule;
(b) By mailing or e-mailing, at least 28 days before the effective date of the rule, a copy of the notice to persons on the Commission’s mailing and e-mailing lists established pursuant to ORS 183.335(8);
(c) By mailing or e-mailing a copy of the notice to the legislators specified in ORS 183.335(15) at least 49 days before the effective date of the rule; and
(d) By mailing or e-mailing a copy of the notice to persons, organizations, and publications identified by the Commission and established educational, student, and parent organizations that have submitted mailing or e-mailing addresses to the Commission.
(2) Persons who wish to receive written or e-mailed copies of notices of proposed rulemaking from the Commission may write or e-mail the Commission and request that they be placed on the Commission’s mailing or e-mailing lists.
(3) The Commission may update the mailing and e-mailing lists described in this rule annually by requesting persons to confirm that they wish to remain on the lists. If a person does not respond to a request for confirmation within 28 days of the date the Commission sends the request, the Commission will remove the person from the Commission’s mailing and e-mailing lists. Any person removed from the mailing or e-mailing lists will be returned to the mailing or e-mailing list upon request, provided that the person provides a mailing address or e-mailing address to which notice may be sent.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 183.335, 183.341(4)
Stats. Implemented: ORS 183.335
Hist.: EB 12-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-19-91; DCCWD 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-01, Renumbered from 581-041-0000; DCCWD 1-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-9-03; DCCWD 5-2003, f. & cert. ef. 10-20-03; DCCWD 5-2015, f. & cert. ef. 10-30-15
Model Rules of Procedure
Pursuant to the provisions of ORS 183.341, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission adopts the Attorney General's Model and Uniform Rules of Procedure under the Administrative Procedures Act in effect on January 1, 2012.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 326.051
Stats. Implemented: ORS 183.341
Hist.: EB 12-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-19-91; DCCWD 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-01, Renumbered from 581-041-0006; DCCWD 5-2015, f. & cert. ef. 10-30-15
Establishing Fees for Public Records
The Higher Education Coordinating Commission, through the Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, may charge a fee based upon actual cost of supplying, reproducing, handling, shipping or otherwise processing public records on request.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 326.051
Stats. Implemented: ORS 192.440
Hist.: 1EB 130, f. 5-5-72, ef. 10-15-72; 1EB 258, f. 1-31-77, ef. 2-1-77; 1EB 6-1984(Temp), f. & ef. 3-7-84; 1EB 10-1984, f. & ef. 4-13-84; EB 12-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-19-91; Renumbered from 581-046-0005; ODE 1-2001, f. 1-25-01, cert. ef. 1-26-01; DCCWD 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-01, Renumbered from 581-041-0011; DCCWD 5-2015, f. & cert. ef. 10-30-15
Definitions for OAR Chapter 589, Divisions 1 through 10
For the purposes of OAR chapter 589, divisions 001 through 020, the following definitions apply:
(1) “Executive Director” means the Executive Director appointed under ORS 351.735 by the Commission.
(2) "Director" means the Director of the Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development appointed under ORS 351.762;
(3) "Board" means the board of education of a community college district;
(4) Commission means the Higher Education Coordinating Commission established under ORS 351.715.
(5) "Office" means the Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development;
(6) Community College" means a public institution operated by a community college district for the purposes of providing courses of study limited to not more than two years' full-time attendance and designed to meet the needs of a geographical area by providing educational services, including but not limited to professional technical education programs or lower division collegiate programs.
(7) "Community College District" or "District" means a district formed under ORS Chapter 341 to operate one or more community colleges or to secure educational services available at a community college.
(8) "Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student", for the purpose of receiving state reimbursement, means a student who carries 510 clock hours over three terms of instruction.
(9) "Reimbursable Full-Time Equivalent (RFTE) Student" means a student defined by section (7) of this rule whose earned hours qualify the district for cost reimbursement by the State of Oregon in accordance with OAR 589-002-0100, et seq.
(10) "Term Hour" means a 50-minute period of course work a week per student for approximately one-third of a school year.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 326.051
Stats. Implemented: ORS 326.051
Hist.: EB 12-1991, f. & cert. ef. 7-19-91; EB 8-1995, f. & cert. ef. 3-6-95; DCCWD 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-01, Renumbered from 581-041-0020; ; DCCWD 5-2015, f. & cert. ef. 10-30-15
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