OR HB2525 | 2023 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on June 25 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-25 - In committee upon adjournment.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Creates crime of retail theft in the second degree. Creates crime of retail theft in the second degree. Punishes by maximum of six months' imprisonment, $2,500 fine, or both. Requires court to impose mandatory sentence of seven days' imprisonment upon first offense and 90 days' imprisonment upon second and subsequent offense. Creates crime of retail theft in the first degree. Punishes by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Requires court to impose mandatory sentence of 14 days' imprisonment upon first offense and 180 days' imprisonment upon second and subsequent offense. Creates crime of aggravated retail theft. Punishes by maximum of five years' imprisonment, $125,000 fine, or both. Requires court to impose mandatory sentence of 12 months' imprisonment. Modifies when venue is proper for certain retail theft offenses. Requires Oregon Department of Administrative Services to reimburse counties for costs of incarcerating persons serving sentences for certain retail theft offenses. Appropriates moneys to department for reimbursement. Provides that state shall indemnify owner or employee of mercantile establishment against claim in civil action for false imprisonment or unlawful detention or arrest if owner or employee believed plaintiff was engaging in retail theft.

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Title

Relating to retail theft.

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History

DateChamberAction
2023-06-25HouseIn committee upon adjournment.
2023-01-11HouseReferred to Judiciary with subsequent referral to Ways and Means.
2023-01-09HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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