OR SB513 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 10 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-10 - Effective date, January 1, 2022.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires students to complete at least one-half credit of civics in order to receive high school diploma. Requires student to demonstrate proficiency in civics in order to receive high school diploma.] Takes effect January 1, 2025.] Requires students to complete at least one-half credit of civics in order to receive high school diploma. Applies to high school diplomas awarded on or after January 1, 2026.

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Relating to civics education.


Roll Calls

2021-05-24 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 60 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-13 - House - House Committee Do Pass the A-Eng bill (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-07 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 25 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-24 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-10SenateEffective date, January 1, 2022.
2021-06-10SenateChapter 175, 2021 Laws.
2021-06-03SenateGovernor signed.
2021-05-27HouseSpeaker signed.
2021-05-26SenatePresident signed.
2021-05-24HouseThird reading. Carried by Evans. Passed. Ayes, 60.
2021-05-20HouseRules suspended. Carried over to May 24, 2021 Calendar.
2021-05-19HouseCarried over to May 20, 2021 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
2021-05-18HouseSecond reading.
2021-05-17HouseRecommendation: Do pass.
2021-05-13HouseWork Session held.
2021-05-13HouseInformational Meeting held.
2021-04-22HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-04-12HouseReferred to Education.
2021-04-07HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2021-04-07SenateVote explanation(s) filed by Heard.
2021-04-07SenateThird reading. Carried by Girod. Passed. Ayes, 25; Nays, 3--Boquist, Heard, Linthicum; Excused, 2--Johnson, Thatcher.
2021-04-05SenateSecond reading.
2021-04-01SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2021-03-24SenateWork Session held.
2021-03-10SenatePublic Hearing held.
2021-01-19SenateReferred to Education.
2021-01-11SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/31555
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=513416
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/32414
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=524518

Bill Comments