OR HB2147 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Unknown
Status: Passed on August 4 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-08-04 - Chapter 402, (2023 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2024.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Directs governing body of each county to designate person to ensure interment of unclaimed cremated remains of veteran or survivor of veteran. Directs governing body of each county to designate person to ensure interment of unclaimed human] cremated remains of veteran or survivor of veteran. Limits civil liability for interment of eligible decedent except for gross negligence. Requires certain funerary entities] funeral establishments in possession of unclaimed human] cremated remains of veteran or survivor of veteran, under certain circumstances, to release human] unclaimed cremated remains and associated veteran status information upon request to] by veterans' remains coordinator , notify county veterans' service officer] and apply for state or federal benefits on behalf of decedent. Limits civil liability of funeral establishment for release of veteran status information or release of eligible decedent except for gross negligence. Authorizes certain funerary entities] funeral establishments in possession of unclaimed human remains of veteran or survivor of veteran to cremate, reduce or inter unclaimed human remains under certain circumstances. Directs county veterans' service officer] veterans' remains coordinator to report information about veteran or survivor of veteran to United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Requires county veterans' service officer] veterans' remains coordinator to establish and maintain list of reported information and to make information available upon request to veterans' remains coordinator] county veterans' service officer.

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Relating to veterans.


No sponsor information available at this time.

Roll Calls

2023-06-21 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 25 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2023-04-25 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass the A-Eng bill (Y: 4 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-27 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 54 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2023-03-16 - House - House Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-08-04HouseChapter 402, (2023 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2024.
2023-07-27HouseGovernor signed.
2023-06-22SenatePresident signed.
2023-06-22HouseSpeaker signed.
2023-06-21SenateVote explanation(s) filed by Knopp.
2023-06-21SenateThird reading. Carried by Manning Jr. Passed. Ayes, 25; Absent, 5--Boquist, Hayden, Linthicum, Robinson, Thatcher.
2023-06-20SenateCarried over to 06-21 by unanimous consent.
2023-06-16SenateCarried over to 06-20 by unanimous consent.
2023-06-15SenateCarried over to 06-16 by unanimous consent.
2023-05-02SenateSecond reading.
2023-05-02SenateRecommendation: Do pass the A-Eng. bill.
2023-04-25SenateWork Session held.
2023-04-20SenatePublic Hearing held.
2023-03-31SenateReferred to Veterans, Emergency Management, Federal and World Affairs.
2023-03-28SenateFirst reading. Referred to President's desk.
2023-03-27HouseThird reading. Carried by Goodwin. Passed. Ayes, 54; Excused, 5--Dexter, Evans, Javadi, Nguyen D, Nguyen H; Excused for Business of the House, 1--Boshart Davis.
2023-03-23HouseSecond reading.
2023-03-22HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.
2023-03-16HouseWork Session held.
2023-01-19HousePublic Hearing held.
2023-01-12HouseReferred to Emergency Management, General Government, and Veterans.
2023-01-09HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/34619
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=567456
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/35412
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=588177

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