Bills Pending Oregon Senate Energy and Environment Committee

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ORSJM5IntroUrges Congress to enact bipartisan climate change legislation. Urges Congress to enact bipartisan climate change legislation.
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB16IntroAllows counties to partition and rezone up to 200 acres of lands within Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Region from exclusive farm use to residential uses. Allows counties to partition and rezone up to 200 acres of lands within Eastern Ore...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
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ORSB392IntroDirects Department of Environmental Quality to study fugitive emissions from natural gas production and transportation and provide results of study and recommendations for legislation in report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later t...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB589IntroRequires State Department of Energy to establish public process for purpose of investigating potential costs and benefits that would arise from electric utilities participation in regional transmission organization. Requires State Department of Energ...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB289IntroDirects office of Governor, in consultation with Racial Justice Council's Environmental Equity Committee, to study laws related to environment and provide results to interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2022. Directs...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB825IntroCreates income tax credit for energy production in Oregon. Creates income tax credit for energy production in Oregon. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2020. Establishes Task Force on Free-Market Energy Production. Directs task fo...
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2021-03-03
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ORSB784IntroAuthorizes public utility to seek rate recovery for operating expenses and capital costs associated with resiliency measures. Authorizes public utility to seek rate recovery for operating expenses and capital costs associated with resiliency measures...
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2021-03-03
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ORSB833IntroAuthorizes Public Utility Commission to initiate proceeding to increase certainty concerning cost recovery for actions taken by natural gas utilities to reduce hazardous leaks and nonhazardous fugitive emissions from natural gas utility's gas pipelin...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB839IntroProhibits Public Utility Commission from acknowledging in integrated resource plan, or allowing in customer rates, costs of investment in or upgrade of renewable energy facility, or certain contracts to acquire electricity, unless energy proposed to ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB803IntroProhibits scrap metal business from purchasing or receiving catalytic converters, except from commercial seller. Prohibits scrap metal business from purchasing or receiving catalytic converters, except from commercial seller. Requires scrap metal bus...
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2021-03-03
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ORSB840IntroAuthorizes counties to establish county boating registration fee for purpose of disposing of derelict vessels. Authorizes counties to establish county boating registration fee for purpose of disposing of derelict vessels.
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2021-03-03
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ORSB834IntroDirects Department of Environmental Quality to study impacts of engine emissions on environment and provide results of study in report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2022. Directs Department of Environmental...
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2021-03-03
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ORSB14IntroEstablishes product stewardship program for plastic packaging and plastic food serviceware. Establishes product stewardship program for plastic packaging and plastic food serviceware. Establishes Plastics Stewardship Fund. Continuously appropriates m...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB582IntroDirects Department of Environmental Quality to study and make recommendations for modernizing Oregon's recycling system and provide results of study in report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2022. Directs Dep...
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2021-03-02
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ORSB581IntroProhibits sale of products that make deceptive or misleading claims about recyclability. Prohibits sale of products that make deceptive or misleading claims about recyclability. Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules for products tha...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB542IntroEstablishes Task Force on Vehicle Charging Stations. Establishes Task Force on Vehicle Charging Stations. Directs task force to investigate installing vehicle charging stations across Oregon on public property and make recommendations for any changes...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB314IntroAuthorizes Public Utility Commission to allow electric companies to recover costs from retail electricity consumers for prudent infrastructure measures to support transportation electrification if certain criteria are met. Authorizes Public Utility C...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSCR16IntroIn memoriam: Martin Davis "Marty" Myers, 1952-2020. In memoriam: Martin Davis "Marty" Myers, 1952-2020.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB754IntroModifies provisions relating to regulation of chemicals in children's products. Modifies provisions relating to regulation of chemicals in children's products. Delays implementation of requirement that manufacturer of children's product remove or mak...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSCR17IntroEstablishes environmental justice framework of principles for State of Oregon. Establishes environmental justice framework of principles for State of Oregon.
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2021-02-22
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ORSB246IntroModifies definition of radioactive waste for purposes of regulation by State Department of Energy. Modifies definition of radioactive waste for purposes of regulation by State Department of Energy. Requires Energy Facility Siting Council to adopt sta...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB318IntroRequires Public Utility Commission to establish resource adequacy requirement applicable to all load serving entities. Requires Public Utility Commission to establish resource adequacy requirement applicable to all load serving entities. Requires loa...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB286IntroRenames Environmental Justice Task Force as Environmental Justice Council. Renames Environmental Justice Task Force as Environmental Justice Council. Establishes council within Department of Environmental Quality. Modifies membership and duties of co...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB740IntroIncreases registration fee for sailboats 12 feet in length or more and for all motorboats. Increases registration fee for sailboats 12 feet in length or more and for all motorboats. Dedicates increase to Salvaged Vessel Subaccount. Increases amount t...
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2021-02-10
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ORSB333IntroDirects Legislative Revenue Officer to conduct study related to renewable hydrogen and report results to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to revenue no later than September 15, 2022. Directs Legislative Revenue Officer to conduct st...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB154IntroExtends sunset of program under which property constituting solar project may be exempt and instead pay fee in lieu of property taxes. Extends sunset of program under which property constituting solar project may be exempt and instead pay fee in lieu...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB570IntroEstablishes product stewardship program for mattresses. Establishes product stewardship program for mattresses. Establishes Mattress Stewardship Fund. Establishes mattress stewardship program advisory committee. Requires stewardship organizations to ...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB715IntroRequires diesel fuel that retail dealers, nonretail dealers and wholesale dealers sell or offer for sale in this state to contain at least five percent biodiesel during period that begins on October 2 of each year and ends on March 31 of following ye...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB628IntroAuthorizes Land Conservation and Development Commission to approve plans for urban growth boundary expansion to accommodate affordable housing in Pendleton. Authorizes Land Conservation and Development Commission to approve plans for urban growth bou...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB340IntroDirects State Department of Energy to study fossil fuel infrastructure in Oregon and provide results to interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2022. Directs State Department of Energy to study fossil fuel infrastructur...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB541IntroDeclares that policy of state is to include atmospheric carbon sequestered by lands and waters of state in calculation to determine progress towards greenhouse gas reduction goals. Declares that policy of state is to include atmospheric carbon seques...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB353IntroRequires State Department of Energy to conduct study related to Energy Facility Siting Council and report findings to interim committees of Legislative Assembly by September 15, 2022. Requires State Department of Energy to conduct study related to En...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB360IntroExempts small modular reactors from certain siting restrictions that apply to nuclear-fueled thermal power plants. Exempts small modular reactors from certain siting restrictions that apply to nuclear-fueled thermal power plants. Requires small modul...
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2021-01-19
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ORSB390IntroDirects Public Utility Commission, in coordination with State Department of Energy, to study and develop proposal for modifying Oregon laws as necessary to require 100 percent of electricity sold to retail electricity consumers to be electricity gene...
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2021-01-19
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ORSB375IntroAllows replacement dwelling for structure that was considered dwelling by final order under Ballot Measure 49 (2007) claim. Allows replacement dwelling for structure that was considered dwelling by final order under Ballot Measure 49 (2007) claim. Su...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB664IntroExpands definition of "green energy technology" for purposes of public improvement contracts. Expands definition of "green energy technology" for purposes of public improvement contracts. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB247IntroDirects Department of Energy to study opportunities and challenges in Oregon for renewable energy, energy equity and development of clean energy workforce. Directs Department of Energy to study opportunities and challenges in Oregon for renewable ene...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSJR5IntroProposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing right to clean and healthy environment and to preservation of natural, cultural, scenic, recreational and healthful qualities of environment. Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishin...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB660IntroSpecifies that electricity generated by hydroelectric facility or other equipment that generates electricity through use of hydroelectric energy may be used to comply with renewable portfolio standard. Specifies that electricity generated by hydroele...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB537IntroRepeals regulation that restricts food and beverage provider or convenience store from providing single-use plastic straws other than at consumer's specific request. Repeals regulation that restricts food and beverage provider or convenience store fr...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB536IntroRepeals single-use checkout bag ban. Repeals single-use checkout bag ban.
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB573IntroEstablishes Bottle Bill Expansion Task Force. Establishes Bottle Bill Expansion Task Force. Directs task force to evaluate and make recommendations for establishing refund value for certain beverage containers. Sunsets December 31, 2022. Takes effect...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB540IntroSpecifies that electricity generated by hydroelectric facility or other equipment that generates electricity through use of hydroelectric energy may be used to comply with renewable portfolio standard. Specifies that electricity generated by hydroele...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB80IntroDisconnects computation of petroleum supplier assessment from energy resource supplier fees. Disconnects computation of petroleum supplier assessment from energy resource supplier fees. Provides process by which assessment is assessed and collected.
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB350IntroReduces, to 0.15 percent, percentage of energy resource supplier's gross operating revenue that annual energy resource supplier assessment may not exceed. Reduces, to 0.15 percent, percentage of energy resource supplier's gross operating revenue that...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB56IntroAuthorizes Department of Environmental Quality to include amount estimated to equal economic benefit of violation when imposing civil penalty for violation of rule pertaining to a program to cap and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from large stationa...
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2021-01-19
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ORSB583IntroProhibits Department of Environmental Quality and State Department of Agriculture from issuing or renewing license or permit to allow construction or operation of new industrial dairy, addition to or expansion of existing industrial dairy or addition...
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2021-01-19
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
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