Bills Pending Oregon House Energy and Environment Committee

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ORHB2322IntroRequires Land Conservation and Development Commission to amend statewide land use planning goals related to energy to incorporate development of renewable energy facilities and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to match state energy policies.
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3157IntroRequires Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to amend Low-Rise Residential Dwelling Code to require alternative energy collection or generation by December 15, 2020. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die. .
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2860IntroRequires Oregon Health Authority to analyze ground water contaminant data and provide education in areas with ground water contaminant problems. Authorizes authority to make grants and loans for purpose of assisting rental property owners and low-inc...
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2883IntroProhibits food vendor from using polystyrene container in selling, offering for sale, serving or dispensing prepared food to public. Allows Department of Environmental Quality to impose civil penalty of not more than $250 per day. Becomes operative J...
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3094IntroEstablishes Home Weatherization, Retrofit and Affordability Program for Housing and Community Services Department to provide incentive payments to construction contractors undertaking energy improvement projects on residential structures. Requires co...
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2819IntroRequires Water Resources Department to establish pilot program to make conserved Columbia River water available to holder of water right in critical ground water area in exchange for holder reducing appropriation of ground water. Requires department ...
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB2853IntroRequires Water Resources Department to maintain registry of historic-use reservoirs. Exempts historic-use reservoirs from requirement to have water right permit or water right certificate. Assigns historic-use reservoir priority based on registration...
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3174IntroDirects Public Utility Commission to require electricity or natural gas utility to provide analog meter option for residential customers.
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2019-04-02
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3141IntroModifies and adds laws related to electric vehicle charging stations.
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2019-03-28
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2509IntroProhibits use of single-use checkout bags except in certain cases. Allows Department of Environmental Quality to impose civil penalty of not more than $250 per day. Repeals statute requiring retail establishments that offer plastic bags to customers ...
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2019-03-28
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2855IntroModifies general powers of Public Utility Commission.
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2019-03-28
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3055IntroProhibits sale of mattress or children's product that incorporates or bears specified chemicals unless person affixes or attaches warning to mattress or children's product. Punishes violation with civil penalty of $1,000 for first violation and $2,50...
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2019-03-28
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2329IntroModifies definition of "energy facility" for purposes of regulation of energy facilities by Energy Facility Siting Council. Broadens provisions for types of electric power generating plants that may elect to obtain site certificate from council if ot...
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2019-03-28
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB2618IntroRequires State Department of Energy to adopt by rule program for providing rebates for purchase, construction or installation of residential and commercial solar electric systems and paired solar and storage systems. Sets forth rebate limits under pr...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB3325IntroRequires public utility to meet certain requirements for processing applications from nonresidential customer-generators to interconnect to electric distribution system net metering facility that has generating capacity of more than 25 kilowatts but ...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB3355IntroRemoves limit on number of chemicals Oregon Health Authority may include on list of high priority chemicals of concern in children's products. Removes requirement that authority grant waiver from requirement to remove or substitute certain chemical i...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB2857IntroRequires eight percent of electricity sold in this state by each electric company that makes sales to 25,000 or more retail electricity consumers to be generated by small-scale renewable energy facilities or certain biomass facilities. Increases, to ...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB2496IntroIncludes battery storage in definition of "green energy technology." Defines "total contract price." Permits contracting agency, as alternative to including green energy technology in construction, reconstruction or major renovation of public buildin...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB3274IntroRequires eight percent of electricity sold in this state by each electric company that makes sales to 25,000 or more retail electricity consumers to be generated by small-scale renewable energy facilities or certain biomass facilities. Increases, to ...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB2856IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund to Water Resources Department to study ground water in this state. Directs department to provide 10-year plan to Legislative Assembly that prioritizes ground water studies. Directs department to report to Legisla...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB3065IntroDirects Public Utility Commission to establish public process for investigating continuing relevance of telecommunications carrier of last resort obligations. Requires commission to submit report on investigation, which may include recommendations fo...
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2019-03-26
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORHB3114IntroMakes changes to requirements for recycling certain electronic devices.
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2019-03-21
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2007IntroDirects Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule diesel engine emission standards for medium-duty trucks and heavy-duty trucks. Requires commission to phase in implementation of standards. Requires owner or operator of truck that enters Oreg...
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2019-03-21
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3182IntroRequires permit for construction, installation or operation of system for on-site treatment and reuse of nonpotable water. Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule risk-based water quality standards for on-site treatment and reuse o...
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2019-03-21
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ORHB3062IntroExtends sunset date for exemption from use fuel tax for diesel fuel blended with at least 20 percent biodiesel derived from used cooking oil. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-03-21
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORSCR1EngrossDeclares legislative support for closed-loop pump storage energy projects. Declares legislative support for closed-loop pump storage energy projects.
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2019-03-20
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3326IntroDeclares harmful algal blooms to be menace to public health and welfare. Directs Oregon Health Authority to identify water sources susceptible to harmful algal blooms, monitor and test susceptible waters and develop protocol for advisory alerts. Dire...
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2019-03-14
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ORHB2944IntroEstablishes Task Force on Oregon Domestic Use Water Supply. Sunsets December 31, 2020. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-03-14
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3340IntroDeclares harmful algal blooms to be menace to public health and welfare. Directs Oregon Health Authority to identify water sources susceptible to harmful algal blooms, monitor and test susceptible waters and develop protocol for advisory alerts. Dire...
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2019-03-14
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2656IntroProhibits certain forest operation activities on forestland that supplies drinking water for one or more public water systems. Allows certain exemptions. Makes violation of prohibition Class A misdemeanor subject to maximum of $6,250 fine, 364 days' ...
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2019-03-12
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB107EngrossProvides exemption to utility vehicles , when inspecting or repairing natural gas leak under certain circumstances, from offense of illegal stopping, standing or parking. Provides exemption to utility vehicles providing], when inspecting or repairing...
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2019-03-11
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3350IntroProhibits sale or use of two-cycle gasoline-powered leaf blowers. Punishes violation by maximum fine of $1,000. Becomes operative January 1, 2023.
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2019-03-11
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB637EngrossRaises statutory threshold for requiring public utility to receive Public Utility Commission approval for disposition of certain property from $100,000 to $1 million. Requires public utility to submit annual report to commission summarizing transacti...
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2019-03-11
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3248IntroProvides that county prohibition, restriction, limitation or regulation of certain open burning applies throughout county unless county court or board of county commissioners expressly states otherwise. Prohibits rural fire protection district or cit...
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2019-03-11
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ORHB3366IntroDirects Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules authorizing single-family dwelling and accessory dwelling unit constructed on same lot or parcel to be permanently connected to same subsurface sewage disposal system or alternative sewage dispo...
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2019-03-11
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB38EngrossModifies provisions for treatment of renewable energy certificates issued for generation of thermal energy.
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2019-03-07
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3156IntroAuthorizes Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule schedule of enhanced civil penalties for violations involving cargo tank motor vehicles of certain environmental laws.
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2019-03-06
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3222IntroProhibits Department of Environmental Quality from issuing air quality permits for new or modified sources that department determines may pose material threat to compliance with air quality standards unless certain requirements for review by governin...
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2019-03-06
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB3045IntroRequires local governments to allow residential or commercial development applications to provide one parking space with electric vehicle charging as substitute for two required nonelectrified spaces.
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2019-03-04
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2851IntroAuthorizes Water Resources Department to require reporting of water use measurements.
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2019-02-26
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2854IntroEstablishes task force to study measurement and reporting of appropriated water use. Sunsets December 31, 2020. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-02-26
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2852IntroAuthorizes local governments to form authorities for purpose of implementing community choice aggregation programs. Places certain requirements on electric companies and Public Utility Commission related to implementation of community choice aggregat...
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2019-02-04
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2858IntroDirects Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules applying certain oil spill prevention and emergency response planning requirements to high hazard train routes in this state. Defines "high hazard train route" and "listed sensitive area" for pu...
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2019-02-04
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHCR9IntroSupports development of closed-loop pump storage projects. Encourages Oregon utilities to use closed-loop pump storage.
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2019-01-29
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2791IntroModifies cost recovery formula for site certificate holders. Applies to annual fees due on and after July 1, 2020. Establishes Energy Facility Siting Task Force. Sunsets task force on December 31, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-01-28
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2792IntroRequires applicant for energy facility site certificate to obtain land use approval from local government. Modifies provisions relating to exception process if local government fails to concur with Energy Facility Siting Council decision. Requires co...
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2019-01-28
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2794IntroRequires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct water quality study. Sunsets January 2, 2022.
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2019-01-28
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2800IntroProhibits full-service restaurant from providing single-use plastic straw to consumer unless consumer requests single-use plastic straw. Establishes that Oregon Health Authority or local public health authority shall enforce prohibition in course of ...
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2019-01-28
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2766IntroImposes excise tax of five cents per bag on provision of single-use plastic checkout bags by establishments selling raw or processed food or alcohol at retail. Requires retail establishments to collect tax from customers and to remit moneys collected...
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2019-01-25
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2737IntroRequires at least 50 percent of total annual amount of all civil penalties imposed by Environmental Quality Commission or Department of Environmental Quality for violations of water quality rules or standards to be deposited in Waterway Enhancement F...
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2019-01-25
To House Energy and Environment Committee
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