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HB4063Engross
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The Act makes counties plan for areas of Metro that are not in a city. The Act lets home builders use updated local rules. The Act lets real estate agents accept love letters. The Act amends middle housing land divisions and mobile home registrations...
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2024-02-29
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:30 am]
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Housing and Development Committee
SB1558Engross
50%
Does not apply the shortened school day law to certain class periods or types of instruction. (Flesch Readability Score: 68.9). Makes an exception to abbreviated school day requirements for when a student voluntarily does not schedule a class for one...
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2024-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Education Committee
HB4147Engross
50%
Authorizes the use of stop arm cameras on school buses to record people who do not stop for bus safety lights. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.6). Permits an education provider to have stop arm cameras on school buses for the purpose of recording perso...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HCR203Engross
50%
Honors the ways Oregon and Taiwan have worked together over the years. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Reaffirms the State of Oregon's commitment to its relationship with Taiwan.
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Veterans, Emergency Management, Federal and World Affairs Committee
HB4164Engross
50%
The Act makes changes to a survey on sexual misconduct at colleges. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Removes the condition on reimbursement for expenses for nonlegislative members of the Sexual Misconduct Survey Council. Permits the council to distr...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HB4160Engross
50%
Makes change for how long a person is considered a student for an act to be sexual conduct. Changes law on July 1, 2024. (Flesch Readability Score: 67.7). Modifies the length of time by which a person is considered a student for purposes of determini...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HB4146Engross
50%
The Act allows petitions for certain abuse court orders to be filed in the county in which the abuse occurred. The Act also changes an element of a crime related to violating privacy. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Reada...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HCR204Engross
50%
Honors the life and memory of Allen Burdic. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2). Recognizes and honors Deputy Allen Burdic for his service to this state.
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Veterans, Emergency Management, Federal and World Affairs Committee
HB4043Engross
50%
The Act creates a new crime of interfering with an animal cruelty investigation. The Act makes certain changes to current animal cruelty laws. The Act allows a person who is banned from owning or living with an animal to ask to change the ban. (Flesc...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB4138Engross
50%
The Act says the OLCC can let a person work before they get a real permit, makes some people apply for permits and lets the OLCC charge a new fee. (Flesch Readability Score: 74.8). Allows the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission to issue provisional...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Labor and Business Committee
HB4115Engross
50%
The Act modifies a defined term under PECBA. The Act restricts the makeup of certain collective bargaining units. The Act takes effect as soon as it is passed. (Flesch Readability Score: 70.4). Digest: The Act modifies a defined term under PECBA. (Fl...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Labor and Business Committee
SB1532Intro
25%
Directs ODE to make a plan for the education of students who are immigrants. (Flesch Readability Score: 65.7). Directs the Department of Education to develop and implement a statewide education plan for students who are asylum seekers, refugees or an...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Education Committee
SB1506Engross
50%
The Act temporarily lets pharmacists test a person for a virus and treat the person for the virus. The Act also tells some health insurers to pay the pharmacist who tests and treats the person. (Flesch Readability Score: 65.7). Digest: The Act tells ...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Behavioral Health and Health Care Committee
SB1523Engross
50%
The Act allows an adult who applies to a state agency to access a sealed original birth record to ask the state agency to add or change the name of a biological parent. Takes effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.1). Allows...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Early Childhood and Human Services Committee
HB4113Engross
50%
The Act applies to insurers and other entities that pay for drugs for people who have insurance. The Act requires insurers and others to count toward any costs that an insured person must pay for their drugs, the amounts paid from coupons or by other...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health Care Committee
HB4040Engross
50%
The Act would change how applications for broadband grant programs are reviewed. The Act would make the Oregon State Fair and Expo Center eligible for a grant award to make up for COVID losses. The Act takes effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Labor and Business Committee
HB4024Intro
25%
Tells the Secretary of State to study money in voting. (Flesch Readability Score 61.3). Requires the Secretary of State to study how best to improve the campaign finance system in the State of Oregon. Directs the secretary to submit findings to the i...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Rules Committee
SB1531Intro
25%
The Act would create a body to plan for America's 250th birthday. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Establishes a semiquincentennial commission, to be known as the America 250 Oregon Commission, to coordinate and provide guidance for Oregon's officia...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 10:30 am]

Work Session scheduled.
SB1503Intro
25%
The Act makes a task force on community safety and suicide prevention. The Act provides money for research on those topics. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.2). Digest: The Act makes a task force to stop gun violence and suicide. The Act provides money ...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety Committee
HB4067Intro
25%
The Act creates the Task Force on Electric Micromobility. The Act takes effect as soon as it is passed. (Flesch Readability Score: 76.9). Creates the Task Force on Electric Micromobility. Sunsets the task force on December 31, 2024. Declares an emerg...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm]
To House Transportation Committee
HB4058Engross
50%
The Act adds laws about residential property wholesalers. The Act changes laws about real estate licensees. The Act adds new defined terms. The Act defines "future right to list contract" and states that a real estate licensee may not take certain ac...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Housing and Development Committee
SB1545Intro
25%
The Act would grant a property tax break to destroyed homes that were rebuilt after the 2020 wildfires. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.6). Authorizes a county to allow a homestead rebuilt by the same owner on the same lot to replace the homestead dest...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
SB1524Intro
25%
Creates a new way for legislative leaders to recognize unsung heroes for their efforts to make things better in this state. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.6). Establishes the Unsung Legislative Heroes Recognition Program. Sets forth legislative findin...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
HB4015Engross
50%
Permits a person who wants to build a battery energy storage system (BESS) to choose to use EFSC for the siting of the BESS. Permits the ruling body of a local body after talking with the person who wants to build a BESS to choose to use EFSC for the...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
HB4006Engross
50%
Requires state agencies to accept surety bonds from people who perform construction work for the state, instead of holding onto some of the money the agencies owe for the work, in order to make sure the work is done correctly. Gives a form for the su...
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2024-02-22
Recommendation: Do pass the A-Eng. bill.
SB1562Intro
25%
The Act raises the amount of money that is put in a reserve fund every two years. It raises the maximum amount of money that can be held in the reserve fund. (Flesch Readability Score: 74.2). Increases the maximum amount of the biennial transfer to t...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
HB4092Intro
25%
The Act requires the OHA to study how much money local mental health programs need to comply with state laws. The Act requires the director of LPRO to appoint a task force to study the burdens that state laws cause to people who provide care for ment...
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2024-02-22
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
HB4019Engross
50%
The Act sets the date, time and processes for the meeting of electors of the President and Vice President of the United States. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Provides for the date and time of the convening of electors of the President and Vice Pr...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
HB4083Engross
50%
The Act tells the State Treasurer to stop investing moneys in companies that deal in thermal coal. (Flesch Readability Score: 65.1). Directs the Oregon Investment Council and the State Treasurer to make efforts to eliminate certain investments in the...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
HCR201Engross
50%
Honors the birth and growth of the City of Dallas, Oregon, for its 150th birthday. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.8). Commemorates the sesquicentennial anniversary of the City of Dallas, Oregon.
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2024-02-22
Recommendation: Do adopt.
SCR208Engross
50%
Honors a music group for promoting the arts in Oregon. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.3). Commemorates the 25th anniversary of the founding of Inland Northwest Musicians.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Rules Committee
HB4023Intro
25%
The Act requires the OHA to study the problems in getting mental health care and substance use care in this state. The Act requires the OHA to send a report on its findings to the legislature. The section is repealed on January 2, 2026. (Flesch Reada...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Rules Committee
HCR202Engross
50%
Honors Dick Tobiason and all of his work for veterans. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.3). Expresses gratefulness to Oregon veterans' advocate Dick Tobiason.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
HB4133Intro
25%
The Act makes changes related to a forest products tax. The Act creates a new fund related to wildfire costs. The Act makes changes related to forest protection districts. The Act makes changes related to fees for fire protection. The Act makes chang...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 8:00 am]
To House Revenue Committee
SB1526Intro
25%
The Act makes changes to certain Oregon tax laws. It takes effect on the 91st day after session ends. (Flesch Readability Score: 76.9). Makes technical, policy and administrative changes to certain Oregon tax laws. Takes effect on the 91st day follow...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
SB1548Intro
25%
For the part of the state in the Pacific Time Zone, stops the one-hour change of time in the spring and fall of each year and keeps the zone at standard time year-round. (Flesch Readability Score: 73.3). For the part of the state located in the Pacif...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]

Public Hearing Scheduled.
HB4104Engross
50%
Creates a new state holiday to teach people about a heart disease that is common but is also not often diagnosed. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.6). Designates the fourth Wednesday in February of each year as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Day....
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
HB4119Engross
50%
The Act adds protections for payments related to student athletes. The Act declares an emergency. The Act becomes law when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 64.7). Enhances the protections for post-secondary institutions of education,...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
SB1572Intro
25%
The Act requires ODOT to study extending the WES commuter rail line to Salem. The Act creates an advisory committee to aid ODOT in its study. Requires ODOT to consult with the advisory committee as part of the process of conducting the study. ODOT mu...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation Committee
SB1520Intro
25%
Exempts award from wildfire suit from income tax. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.8). Creates Oregon tax subtraction for amounts received in settlement of a civil action arising from wildfire. Applies to amounts received in tax years beginning on or af...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
HB4117Engross
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Allows OGEC and OGEC staff to give advice on the public meetings law. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.9). Authorizes the Oregon Government Ethics Commission to issue advisory opinions on the application of the public meetings law to actual or hypotheti...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
HB4103Intro
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The Act states that kids under 16 years of age may ride Class 1 e-bikes. The Act also states that only those 16 years of age and older may operate Class 2 and Class 3 e-bikes. The Act creates the offense of unsafe e-bike riding. If a person violates ...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm]
To House Transportation Committee
SCR203Intro
25%
Honors the life and memory of Alice Bartelt. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2). In memoriam: Alice Bartelt, 1947-2023.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
SB1583Intro
25%
This Act does not allow a board or a person to choose or not choose materials that are used in a school when the choice is discrimination. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.5). Prohibits discrimination when selecting textbooks, instructional materials, p...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]

Work Session scheduled.
SCR206Intro
25%
Honors the life and memory of Fred W. Heard. (Flesch Readability Score: 84.9). In memoriam: Fred W. Heard, 1940-2023.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
SCR210Engross
50%
Honors the life and memory of Mike Donahue. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2) In memoriam: Mike Donahue, 1946-2023.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Rules Committee
HB4011Intro
25%
The Act tells health insurance to pay for some cancer exams and devices that people with diabetes use. The Act makes the Health Licensing Office register dental laboratories. It says what "dental laboratory" means. The Act tells the Oregon Health Aut...
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2024-02-22
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
HB4007Intro
25%
Exempts awards from and legal fees paid in wildfire suits from income tax. (Flesch Readability Score: 76.5). Creates an Oregon tax subtraction for amounts received in settlement of civil actions arising from wildfire. Allows an Oregon itemized deduct...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 8:00 am]
To House Revenue Committee
HB4140Intro
25%
The Act tells DOJ to include in future budget requests amounts to fund various programs that help victims of crime. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 70.3). Digest: The Act gives money to the DOJ to fund ...
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Public Safety Committee
HB4102Engross
50%
This Act specifies the sources of moneys in the Natural and Working Lands Fund. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.7). Specifies the sources of moneys in the Natural and Working Lands Fund. Takes effect on the 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Natural Resources and Wildfire Committee
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