OR SB1601 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)
Status: Enrolled on June 26 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-06-30 - President signed.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Upon passage, allows Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund moneys to be used to maintain existing public transportation services. Merges Elderly and Disabled Transportation Fund with Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund. Repeals provisions related to Elderly and Disabled Transportation Fund and transfers moneys in Elderly and Disabled Transportation Fund to Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund. Specifies that moneys in Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund may not be used to supplant local and regional agency moneys directed to public transportation service providers. Allows use of moneys in fund to support program administration, fund projects of statewide significance and manage operation of public transportation services. Dedicates portion of formula distributions in fund to transit services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. Provides each qualified entity annual target amount and directs Oregon Transportation Commission to adjust target amount depending on rate of growth in fund. Becomes operative July 1, 2023. Imposes moratorium on issuing citations for certain traffic offenses beginning on March 1, 2020, and ending on December 31, 2020. Becomes operative on passage. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to transportation; and declaring an emergency.


Roll Calls

2020-06-26 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 55 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-06-26 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 27 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-06-25 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-06-30SenatePresident signed.
2020-06-26HouseRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by McLain. Passed. Ayes, 55; Nays, 2--Nearman, Reschke; Excused, 3--Barker, Barreto, Clem.
2020-06-26HouseRules suspended. Second reading.
2020-06-26HouseRecommendation: Do pass.
2020-06-26HouseReferred to The First Special Session of 2020.
2020-06-26HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2020-06-26SenateRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Beyer. Passed. Ayes, 27; Excused, 3--Hansell, Linthicum, Olsen.
2020-06-26SenateRules suspended. Second reading.
2020-06-26SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2020-06-25SenatePublic Hearing and Work Session held.
2020-06-24SenateReferred to The First Special Session of 2020.
2020-06-24SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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Bill Comments