BP 7510: Domestic Partners

Domestic partners registered as required by state law shall have, insofar as permitted or required by state law, all of the same rights, protections, and benefits and the same obligations, responsibilities, and duties of married persons under state law. Former domestic partners shall have all of the rights and obligations of former spouses. Surviving domestic partners shall have the same rights, protections, and benefits as are granted to a surviving spouse of a decedent.

Therefore, any references to "spouses" in the College's policies or administrative regulations shall be read to include registered domestic partners as permitted by law.

Adopted: 5/18/22

References: ORS 106.340