OR SB494 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Passed on June 21 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-21 - Effective on the 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires employers who are authorized to pay subminimum wages to individuals with disabilities to pay certain wage rates until June 30, 2023. Requires employers to pay individuals with disabilities at minimum wage rate by July 1, 2023. Removes individuals with disabilities from category of persons for whom employers may pay subminimum wage. Lowers, over period of time, percentage of work hours of direct labor required for nonprofit organization to meet definition of "qualified nonprofit agency for individuals with disabilities." Requires Oregon Department of Administrative Services to promote public agency compliance with requirements and objectives of provisions regarding qualified nonprofit agencies for individuals with disabilities. Modifies conditions required in contract between public agency or qualified nonprofit agency for individuals with disabilities and successor service provider. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

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Relating to employment of individuals with disabilities; and prescribing an effective date.


Roll Calls

2019-06-05 - Senate - Senate Third Reading in Concurrence (Y: 18 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-05-29 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 46 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-05-13 - House - House Committee Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng bill. (Printed B-Eng.) (Y: 7 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-04-16 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-02 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments and requesting subsequent referral to Human Services be rescinded. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-21SenateEffective on the 91st day following adjournment sine die.
2019-06-21SenateChapter 371, 2019 Laws.
2019-06-13SenateGovernor signed.
2019-06-07HouseSpeaker signed.
2019-06-06SenatePresident signed.
2019-06-05SenateSenate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 18; Nays, 9--Baertschiger Jr, Bentz, Boquist, Girod, Heard, Linthicum, Olsen, Thatcher, Thomsen; Excused, 2--Johnson, Steiner Hayward.
2019-05-29HouseThird reading. Carried by Piluso. Passed. Ayes, 46; Nays, 10--Bonham, Boshart Davis, Clem, Nearman, Post, Reschke, Smith DB, Smith G, Sprenger, Wallan; Absent, 1--Salinas; Excused for Business of the House, 3--Barreto, Speaker Kotek, Wilson.
2019-05-28HouseCarried over to May 29, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2019-05-27HouseCarried over to May 28, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2019-05-23HouseCarried over to May 27, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2019-05-22HouseCarried over to May 23, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2019-05-21HouseCarried over to May 22, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2019-05-20HouseCarried over to May 21, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2019-05-17HouseSecond reading.
2019-05-16HouseRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.
2019-05-13HouseWork Session held.
2019-05-06HousePublic Hearing held.
2019-04-24HouseReferred to Business and Labor.
2019-04-17HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2019-04-16SenateThird reading. Carried by Gelser. Passed. Ayes, 20; Nays, 10--Baertschiger Jr, Bentz, Beyer, Girod, Heard, Johnson, Linthicum, Olsen, Thatcher, Thomsen.
2019-04-15SenateCarried over to 04-16 by unanimous consent.
2019-04-11SenateSecond reading.
2019-04-10SenateSubsequent referral rescinded by order of the President.
2019-04-10SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and subsequent referral to Human Services be rescinded. (Printed A-Eng.)
2019-04-02SenateWork Session held.
2019-03-26SenatePublic Hearing and Work Session held.
2019-02-21SenatePublic Hearing held.
2019-01-16SenateReferred to Workforce, then Human Services.
2019-01-14SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/28530
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=459825
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/29411
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=470367
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=472063

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