OR HB2654 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-11)
Status: Passed on September 25 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-09-25 - Chapter 149, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Authorizes electric cooperative to use or allow for use of electric easement in provision of broadband services, subject to certain conditions and exceptions. Authorizes electric utility] cooperative to use or allow for use of electric easement in provision of broadband services, subject to certain conditions and exceptions. Provides process for property owner to bring action for damages if use in provision of broadband services results in expanded use of easement.

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Relating to use of easements for provision of broadband.


Roll Calls

2021-05-20 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 24 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-05-13 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass the A-Eng bill (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-16 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 54 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - House - House Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-09-25HouseChapter 149, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
2021-06-03HouseGovernor signed.
2021-05-27SenatePresident signed.
2021-05-25HouseSpeaker signed.
2021-05-20SenateVote explanation(s) filed by Heard.
2021-05-20SenateThird reading. Carried by Beyer. Passed. Ayes, 24; Nays, 1--Heard; Excused, 5--Anderson, Findley, Hansell, President Courtney, Thatcher.
2021-05-19SenateSecond reading.
2021-05-19SenateRecommendation: Do pass the A-Eng. bill.
2021-05-13SenateWork Session held.
2021-05-04SenatePublic Hearing held.
2021-04-23SenateReferred to Energy and Environment.
2021-04-19SenateFirst reading. Referred to President's desk.
2021-04-16HouseThird reading. Carried by Marsh, Smith DB. Passed. Ayes, 54; Excused, 6--Levy, Lively, Morgan, Nearman, Reynolds, Wallan.
2021-04-15HouseRules suspended. Carried over to April 16, 2021 Calendar.
2021-04-14HouseSecond reading.
2021-04-10HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.
2021-04-08HouseWork Session held.
2021-03-30HouseWork Session held.
2021-02-04HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-01-19HouseReferred to Economic Recovery and Prosperity.
2021-01-11HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/31878
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=516212
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/32404
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=524018

Bill Comments