OR SB526 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-4)
Status: Passed on August 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-08-08 - Effective date, September 29, 2019.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Directs Oregon Health Authority to design, implement and maintain voluntary statewide program to provide nurse home visiting services to families with infants up to six months of age. Specifies desired outcomes and services. Requires authority to adopt rules specifying criteria for coverage of newborn nurse home visiting service coverage by health benefit plans. Requires health benefit plans to cover nurse home visiting services to enrollees with newborns without cost-sharing. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

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Relating to home visiting; and prescribing an effective date.


Roll Calls

2019-06-19 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 48 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-06-13 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 22 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-06-07 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng bill. (Printed B-Eng.) (Y: 18 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-18 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments and requesting referral to Ways and Means. (Printed A-Engrossed.) (Y: 4 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-08-08SenateEffective date, September 29, 2019.
2019-08-08SenateChapter 552, 2019 Laws.
2019-07-23SenateEffective date, September 29, 2019.
2019-07-23SenateChapter 552, 2019 Laws.
2019-07-15SenateGovernor signed.
2019-06-25HouseSpeaker signed.
2019-06-24SenatePresident signed.
2019-06-19HouseThird reading. Carried by Schouten. Passed. Ayes, 48; Nays, 11--Barreto, Boshart Davis, Hayden, Leif, Nearman, Noble, Post, Reschke, Sprenger, Wallan, Wilson; Excused for Business of the House, 1--Power.
2019-06-18HouseSecond reading.
2019-06-18HouseRecommendation: Do pass.
2019-06-17HouseReferred to Ways and Means.
2019-06-17HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2019-06-13SenateThird reading. Carried by Steiner Hayward. Passed. Ayes, 22; Nays, 5--Girod, Linthicum, Olsen, Thatcher, Thomsen; Excused, 2--Boquist, Johnson.
2019-06-12SenateSecond reading.
2019-06-11SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng. bill. (Printed B-Eng.)
2019-06-07SenateWork Session held.
2019-06-04SenateReturned to Full Committee.
2019-06-04SenateWork Session held.
2019-05-28SenateAssigned to Subcommittee On Human Services.
2019-03-26SenateReferred to Ways and Means by order of the President.
2019-03-26SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments and be referred to Ways and Means. (Printed A-Eng.)
2019-03-18SenateWork Session held.
2019-01-28SenatePublic Hearing held.
2019-01-16SenateReferred to Health Care.
2019-01-14SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/28210
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/29856
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=474703
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=476336

Bill Comments