OR SB578 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on July 7 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-07 - Effective date, January 1, 2022.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires court, under certain circumstances, to appoint legal counsel for respondent or protected person in protective proceeding. Requires court, under certain circumstances, to appoint legal counsel for respondent or protected person in protective proceeding. Requires payment for appointed counsel from guardianship or conservatorship estate of respondent or protected person or at state expense. Provides for phase-in among counties over three-year period beginning in 2022. Directs certain county circuit courts to make annual reports regarding protective proceeding statistics to Judicial Department.] Directs Judicial Department to present results of reports in report] submit annual report regarding protective proceeding statistics to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary. Sunsets reporting requirement on January 2, 2025.].

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Relating to appointment of legal counsel for certain persons in protective proceedings.


Roll Calls

2021-06-09 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 52 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-05-25 - House - House Committee Do Pass the A-Eng bill (Y: 8 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-14 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 28 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-25 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 4 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-07-07SenateEffective date, January 1, 2022.
2021-07-07SenateChapter 400, 2021 Laws.
2021-06-23SenateGovernor signed.
2021-06-15HouseSpeaker signed.
2021-06-14SenatePresident signed.
2021-06-09HouseThird reading. Carried by Wilde. Passed. Ayes, 52; Nays, 6--Boshart Davis, Breese-Iverson, Cate, Moore-Green, Reschke, Wallan; Excused, 1--Nearman; Excused for Business of the House, 1--Bynum.
2021-06-08HouseRules suspended. Carried over to June 9, 2021 Calendar.
2021-06-07HouseRules suspended. Carried over to June 8, 2021 Calendar.
2021-06-03HouseRules suspended. Carried over to June 7, 2021 Calendar.
2021-06-02HouseSecond reading.
2021-06-01HouseRecommendation: Do pass.
2021-05-25HouseWork Session held.
2021-05-10HouseReturned to Full Committee.
2021-05-10HouseWork Session held.
2021-05-05HousePublic Hearing held.
2021-04-23HouseAssigned to Subcommittee On Civil Law.
2021-04-20HouseReferred to Judiciary.
2021-04-15HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2021-04-14SenateVote explanation(s) filed by Boquist, Heard.
2021-04-14SenateThird reading. Carried by Dembrow. Passed. Ayes, 28; Nays, 2--Boquist, Heard.
2021-04-12SenateSecond reading.
2021-04-08SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2021-03-25SenateWork Session held.
2021-03-23SenateWork Session held.
2021-02-23SenatePublic Hearing held.
2021-01-19SenateReferred to Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Implementation.
2021-01-11SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/31602
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=515730
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/CommitteeReports/MajorityReport/32713
Roll Callhttps://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/MeasureVotes?id=528986

Bill Comments