Bills Pending Oregon Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee

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ORSB373IntroRequires State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt pilot program for urban deer population control. Requires State Department of Fish and Wildlife to report to Legislative Assembly on implementation of pilot program during 2027 regular session. Sun...
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2017-03-30
[Hearing: Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB644IntroMakes various changes to laws relating to mining and mineral resources. Exempts certain small mining operations from exclusion certificate requirement. Exempts surface mining operations or exploration activities on federal lands from state bonding re...
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2017-03-30
[Hearing: Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB372IntroRequires State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt rules for issuance of wildlife salvage permits to salvage deer or elk accidentally killed as result of vehicle collision. Requires State Department of Fish and Wildlife to report on implementation ...
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2017-03-30
[Hearing: Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm]
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
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
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
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB19IntroUpdates descriptions and allowed quantities of oxygenates in gasoline for sale at wholesale or retail in this state. Permits State Department of Agriculture to adopt rules to compel retail and nonretail gasoline dealers to make certain disclosures co...
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2017-03-29
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB643IntroRequires persons 17 years of age or younger and who are operating boat, or who are passengers in boat, on section of waters rated class III or higher to wear helmet. Punishes by maximum fine of $1,000.
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2017-03-29
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB222IntroDirects Oregon State Veterinary Medical Examining Board to adopt rules to require person licensed to practice veterinary medicine to provide written copy of prescription for animal medication to animal owner. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-03-29
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
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
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
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ORSB3IntroModifies area where moratorium on mining using motorized equipment applies. Exempts certain mining operations from exclusion certificate requirements. Operative January 2, 2019, excludes certain upland placer mining operations from moratorium and req...
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2017-03-27
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm]
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
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm]
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
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm]
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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
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHCR14EngrossCommends Tom Rumreich for his contributions to Oregon fisheries.
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2017-03-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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
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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2017-03-22
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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2017-03-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1036IntroProvides that certain activities at landfills are not considered surface mining and are exempt from surface mining permit requirements of State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries.
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2017-03-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2515EngrossProvides that historic cemeteries be accessible to persons conducting historical research.
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2017-03-20
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2331EngrossExtends until January 2, 2025, sunset for Oregon Department of Administrative Services program to make compressed natural gas available for use in motor vehicles.
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2017-03-20
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ORSB847IntroCreates process for State Land Board, Department of State Lands and Legislative Assembly to coordinate transfer of certain trust lands managed for benefit of Common School Fund that have limited performance potential as assets of Common School Fund t...
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2017-03-20
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2266EngrossAllows unexpended and unobligated balance in Oregon Hatchery Research Center Fund to remain in fund. Repeals January 2, 2027, sunset on Hatchery Construction Fund. Requires, upon January 2, 2027, sunset of Oregon Hatchery Research Center Fund, transf...
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2017-03-20
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB677IntroEstablishes standards for establishment of cider businesses on land zoned for exclusive farm use or on land zoned for mixed farm and forest use.
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2017-03-20
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ORHB2516EngrossAllows State Parks and Recreation Department to issue permits to entities to restore, maintain and preserve abandoned cemeteries. Allows department to adopt rules relating to issuance of permits. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-03-20
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2256EngrossMakes dietary supplements, as defined, food for purposes of Oregon Food Law and laws regulating sanitation for food and food establishments.
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2017-03-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2364EngrossCorrects inaccurate statutory reference. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-03-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2143EngrossDesignates first Saturday in June of each year as Oregon Outdoor Recreation Day. Designates second] first Saturday in June of each year as Oregon Outdoor Recreation Day. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-03-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB865IntroRequires county or city governing body to submit subdivision or partition plats to certain special districts for district approval prior to approval by governing body.
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2017-03-09
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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
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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
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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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2017-03-08
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ORSB1008IntroBeginning January 1, 2018, requires certain public improvement contracts to reserve one percent of total contract price for performing repowers or retrofits of certain diesel engines used in course of performing contract. Sunsets requirement on Janua...
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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
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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
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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2017-03-03
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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
ORHB2405EngrossAuthorizes State Parks and Recreation Director to adopt rules to establish standards used when department disburses moneys to tribal governments under state or federal programs and to make state funding assistance available to tribal governments for ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB871IntroMakes changes to program requiring asbestos survey to have been conducted before demolishing residence or residential building. Creates program requiring lead-based paint survey to have been conducted before demolishing residence or residential build...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm]
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
ORSB557IntroRepeals greenhouse gas emissions goals and requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal for 2025, and limits for years 2035 and 2050. Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt carbon poll...
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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
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB745IntroEstablishes Ocean Beach Fund. Directs amount of transient lodging tax revenues from state recreation area lodgings along ocean shore received by State Parks and Recreation Department to fund. Directs department to spend moneys from fund for expenses ...
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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
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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2017-02-22
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
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