Bills Pending Oregon Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee

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ORHB3006EngrossRequires State Forestry Department to identify Oregon-based contractors qualified to provide wildfire suppression equipment and post list of qualified contractors on website. Requires State Forestry Department to identify Oregon-based contractors qua...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2711EngrossImposes moratorium until December 31, 2027, on use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas exploration and production. Imposes moratorium until December 31, 2026] 2027, on use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas exploration and production. Declar...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2039EngrossRequires that, in election proposing annexation, votes from city and territory to be annexed be counted separately to determine separate majorities if territory to be annexed includes 100 acres or more. Requires that votes from city and territory to ...
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2017-05-11
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2525EngrossModifies requirements relating to donating game meat to charitable organizations.
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2017-05-10
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2515EngrossProvides that historic cemeteries be accessible to persons conducting historical research.
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2017-05-08
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB892IntroRequires filing notice with State Forestry Department of proposed aerial application of pesticide as planned forest management activity on privately owned forestland. Requires aerial pesticide applicator to file report with department after aerial ap...
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2017-04-17
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB958IntroConditions issuance of certain Department of State Lands permit on balancing test that weighs potential environmental harm of proposed project against public need.
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2017-04-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB186IntroValidates land use designations adopted by Metro and counties within Metro, with exceptions. Designates certain lands in Washington County as urban reserve land.
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2017-04-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1048IntroPermits city or county to adjust property line through progression of property line adjustments that incorporates further adjustments of adjusted properties. Permits city or county to review and approve progression of property line adjustments that i...
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2017-04-12
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1037IntroAllows local government to inhibit or prevent production or use of seed or seed products for purpose of protecting seed or products that are not genetically engineered from adverse impacts of genetically engineered seed or products or if enforcing lo...
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2017-04-12
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1007IntroDirects State Department of Energy to develop climate test to conduct reviews for approval of proposed fossil fuel infrastructure projects. Requires department to adopt rules to establish standards and criteria for developing and administering test.
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2017-04-12
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ORSB608IntroAuthorizes local government to expedite inclusion within urban growth boundary of land dedicated to needed housing. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-04-06
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB612IntroAuthorizes local government to adopt exception to statewide land use planning goal for use that will create five or more new full-time jobs for which salary or wage is 400 percent or more of federal poverty guidelines for family of four. Applies to l...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB618IntroAllows governing body of local government to address land use emergency by waiving goal, without taking exception, to take land use action or limited land use action. Sunsets June 30, 2023. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-04-06
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB602IntroAllows local government meeting certain requirements of statewide land use planning goal relating to economic activity to waive requirements of goals as necessary to establish and maintain five-year supply of shovel-ready employment sites.
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2017-04-06
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB836IntroRedefines "de minimis level" for purposes of Toxic-Free Kids Act. Exempts from provisions of Act any component of children's product that is inaccessible. Specifies term and applicable fees for manufacturing control program exemption. Requires Oregon...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1053IntroRequires Division of Audits to hire or contract with independent, third-party entity to conduct cost-benefit analysis of low carbon fuel standards and associated rules. Sunsets December 31, 2018. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine di...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB258IntroRepeals provision requiring city whose laws require petition proposing annexation of territory to be submitted to electors to annex territory without vote upon receipt of petition for annexation submitted by all owners of land in territory, provided ...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB114IntroRepeals provision requiring city whose laws require petition proposing annexation of territory to be submitted to electors to annex territory without vote upon receipt of petition for annexation submitted by all owners of land in territory, provided ...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB789IntroRequires public utility to file bond with State Department of Agriculture if commercially growing or contracting for commercial growing of Arundo donax L. or invasive species for use as biomass. Imposes duties on public utility if Arundo donax L. or ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB790IntroRequires College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University to conduct study regarding Arundo donax L. Requires college to conclude study and report findings to interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2018. Decl...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1017IntroRequires State Forester to establish guidelines for wildfire buffer zones that produce defensible spaces around lands in forestland-urban interface. Provides tax credit to landowner that establishes wildfire buffer zone.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB929IntroRequires State Department of Agriculture to classify neonicotinoids as restricted use pesticides. Requires department to restrict sale and use of pesticide products containing neonicotinoids. Creates exceptions. Requires that information concerning r...
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2017-03-27
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB928IntroRequires labeling of pesticide products containing neonicotinoids. Requires labeling of agricultural seed, flower seed, mixed seed or vegetable seed containing or coated with neonicotinoid. Requires labeling of raw and agricultural or horticultural c...
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2017-03-27
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB995IntroRequires employer operating certain facility to submit annual materials balance report on facility's input and output of hazardous materials to Department of Environmental Quality. Allows department to adopt rules and impose civil penalty for violati...
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2017-03-27
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ORSB500IntroEliminates requirement to timely report to State Department of Agriculture loss arising out of use or application of pesticide before commencing action to recover for loss.
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2017-03-22
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ORSB866IntroRequires certain public entities to ensure that discharge of storm water into canal or infrastructure of other entity complies with state and federal water quality standards. Requires certain public entities to obtain written permission for discharge...
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2017-03-09
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB197IntroRequires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule program for regulating air contaminant emissions from dairy confined animal feeding operations. Authorizes commission and State Department of Agriculture to enter memorandum of understanding ...
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2017-03-09
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB956IntroProvides for annual distribution to Oregon residents of percentage of moneys received by certain state agencies for use or attempted use of state lands and waters, products from state lands and waters or other natural resources of state. Establishes ...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB912IntroProhibits State Land Board and Department of State Lands from selling state lands by any method other than selection of highest price bid through competitive bidding process.
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2017-03-03
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ORSB910IntroProhibits party to state collaborative process for resource management plan development from filing suit related to any subject of collaborative process until collaborative process is complete.
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2017-03-03
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ORSB959IntroRequires Department of State Lands to consider risks of oil spill when issuing or amending certain leases. Prohibits construction, extension or use of wharf for receipt and discharge of crude oil. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine d...
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2017-03-03
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ORSB954IntroRequires operator for forest operation that includes pesticide application by aircraft to ensure spraying does not occur within watershed supplying water for human consumption to residence or school. Punishes violation by maximum of one year's impris...
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2017-03-03
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ORSB969IntroEliminates requirement that subsequent owner of certain properties create lots or parcels and establish dwellings within 10 years of conveyance.
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2017-03-03
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ORSB971IntroAdds grants and loans for replacements to permissible uses of moneys in Clean Diesel Engine Fund. Makes other modifications to provisions for grants and loans from fund for purpose of reducing emissions from diesel engines. Authorizes State of Oregon...
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2017-03-03
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB926IntroAuthorizes Department of State Lands to seize abandoned motor vehicles and junk on, under or over state-owned submerged or submersible lands and to use moneys in Submerged Lands Enhancement Fund for such seizure.
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2017-03-03
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB748IntroRequires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt carbon pollution permit program by rule. Requires commission to consult with certain interested persons and be advised by advisory committee in adopting rules. Establishes Carbon Pollution Permit Pro...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB276IntroDeclares state policy on ocean acidification and hypoxia. Establishes Oregon Coordinating Council on Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia. Establishes duties of coordinating council. Requires coordinating council to submit biennial report to Legislative A...
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2017-02-27
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB633IntroEstablishes tax credit for reforestation of commercial forestland following loss from catastrophic fire event. Makes tax credit applicable for losses incurred from catastrophic fire during fire loss years that begin on or after November 1, 2016, and ...
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2017-02-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB198IntroEstablishes Oregon Independent Science Review Board. Establishes Independent Scientific Review Secretariat as administrative section within the Institute for Natural Resources at Oregon State University. Establishes Independent Scientific Review Fund...
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2017-02-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB835IntroRequires Department of Environmental Quality to enforce three basin rule equitably.
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2017-02-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSJM8IntroUrges U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider recreation, fish passage, downstream water use, irrigation and other variables in management of Big Cliff Dam and Detroit Reservoir.
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2017-02-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB814IntroRequires State Department of Agriculture to conduct four-year pilot program for replacing noxious weeds that supply pollen and nectar to pollinating insects with noninvasive forage plants offering similar benefit for pollinating insects. Requires dep...
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2017-02-17
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB809IntroRequires Governor to review terms of Good Neighbor Authority Agreement. Requires Governor to work with United States Forest Service to give priority to projects expected to produce increased timber harvest volumes and greatest economic benefit to sta...
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2017-02-17
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB815IntroDirects Land Conservation and Development Commission to request information from state agencies to update state agency coordination program by September 15, 2017. Requires state agencies to provide information requested by commission to Department of...
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2017-02-17
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB199IntroEstablishes product stewardship program for household hazardous waste.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB115IntroProhibits selling, dispensing or using aviation fuel that contains lead or lead compounds after January 1, 2022. Provides that State Department of Agriculture shall enforce prohibition. Becomes operative on January 1, 2018. Takes effect on 91st day f...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB770IntroImposes annual management fee on each primary or supplemental water right. Provides for deposit of management fee moneys into Water Resources Department Water Right Operating Fund. Revises permissible use of moneys from fund. Authorizes collection an...
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2017-02-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB772IntroRequires water appropriator to install device at point of diversion or appropriation to measure amount, and allow determination of rate and duty, of water being used. Creates exception for water being used for exempt purpose. Requires reporting measu...
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2017-02-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB771IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund to Water Resources Department for ground water studies and investigations, or other ground water data gathering and analysis, conducted in cooperation with United States Geological Survey in priority basins deter...
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2017-02-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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