Oregon Statutes - Chapter 285A - Economic Development I - Section 285A.116 - Regions for job development and community assistance; economic innovation coordination.

(1) The Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission shall establish regions for the purpose of job development and community assistance by the Economic and Community Development Department. When establishing the regions, the commission must consider the optimal size for each region that will most effectively facilitate economic development activities in the region. Regions established by the commission do not have to be of the same size or population.

(2) The Director of the Economic and Community Development Department shall provide for economic innovation coordination in the central office, which shall assist the field representatives in establishing contacts between local businesses and universities and community colleges in Oregon to promote the use of the research capacities of these institutions for development of new products. [2003 c.773 §60; 2005 c.748 §26]

Note: 285A.116 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 285A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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