OR SB863 | 2013 | 1st Special Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Unknown
Status: Passed on October 9 2013 - 100% progression
Action: 2013-10-09 - Effective date, October 8, 2013.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Makes legislative finding and declaration that regulation of agricultural seed, flower seed, nursery seed and vegetable seed and products of agricultural seed, flower seed, nursery seed and vegetable seed be reserved to state. Prohibits enactment or enforcement of local laws or measures to regulate agricultural seed, flower seed, nursery seed and vegetable seed or products of agricultural seed, flower seed, nursery seed and vegetable seed. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to preemption of the local regulation of agriculture; and declaring an emergency.


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Roll Calls

2013-10-02 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 32 N: 22 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2013-10-02 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2013-10-01 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2013-10-09SenateEffective date, October 8, 2013.
2013-10-09SenateChapter 4, 2013 Laws.
2013-10-08SenateGovernor signed.
2013-10-07HouseSpeaker signed.
2013-10-03SenatePresident signed.
2013-10-02HouseRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Esquivel. Passed.Ayes, 32; Nays, 22--Bailey, Barnhart, Barton, Boone, Buckley, Dembrow, Doherty, Fagan, Frederick, Gallegos, Gelser, Gomberg, Gorsek, Harker, Keny-Guyer, Lively, Nathanson, Read, Reardon, Tomei, Vega Pederson, Williamson; Excused, 6--Cameron, Clem, Greenlick, Holvey, Thatcher, Unger.
2013-10-02HouseRules suspended. Second reading.
2013-10-02HouseRecommendation: Do pass.
2013-10-02HouseReferred to Special Session.
2013-10-02HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2013-10-02SenateVote explanation(s) filed by Bates, President Courtney, Monnes Anderson, Rosenbaum.
2013-10-02SenateRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Ferrioli. Passed.Ayes, 17; nays, 12--Bates, Burdick, Devlin, Dingfelder, Edwards, Hass, Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Monroe, Rosenbaum, Shields, Steiner Hayward; excused, 1--Prozanski.
2013-10-02SenateSecond reading.
2013-10-01SenateRecommendation: Do pass.
2013-10-01SenateWork Session held.
2013-09-30SenatePublic Hearing held.
2013-09-30SenateReferred to Special Session.
2013-09-30SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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