Oregon Statutes - Chapter 654 - Occupational Safety and Health - Section 654.200 - Scholarship account; use; standards for eligibility.

(1) There is established in the Consumer and Business Services Fund the Workers’ Memorial Scholarship Account. Only the interest earned on moneys in the account shall be used by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services for the establishment and administration of a scholarship program to pay education related expenses of the spouses and children of workers who are killed or who have received a permanent total disability award from injury on the job. A maximum of $250,000 to carry out the provisions of this section shall be credited to the account from civil penalties recovered pursuant to ORS 654.086.

(2) The director shall consult with the Safe Employment Education and Training Advisory Committee established pursuant to ORS 654.189 in determining the appropriate scholarship standard and in selecting the recipients. [1991 c.395 §2; 1993 c.597 §1; 1999 c.1058 §1]

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