OR SB1553 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Unknown
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-08 - At Desk upon adjournment.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requires Oregon Health Authority in collaboration with specified stakeholder groups, to identify, assess and prepare report on regulatory and policy barriers to effective and timely behavioral health treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders. Requires authority to submit report and recommendations for legislation to address barriers to interim committees and subcommittees of Legislative Assembly related to health and mental health. Sunsets on January 2, 2022. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to behavioral health care; declaring an emergency.


No sponsor information available at this time.

Roll Calls


2020-03-08SenateAt Desk upon adjournment.
2020-03-03SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng. bill. (Printed B-Eng.)
2020-02-28SenateWork Session held.
2020-02-27SenateReturned to Full Committee.
2020-02-27SenateWork Session held.
2020-02-25SenateAssigned to Subcommittee On Capital Construction.
2020-02-12SenateReferred to Ways and Means by order of the President.
2020-02-12SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and be referred to Ways and Means. (Printed A-Eng.)
2020-02-10SenateWork Session held.
2020-02-05SenatePublic Hearing held.
2020-02-03SenateInformational Meeting held.
2020-02-03SenateReferred to Mental Health.
2020-02-03SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.
2020-01-27SenatePresession Released to the Public.

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