Oregon Senator Chris Gorsek [D]

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ORSB1580Engross
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The Act would make it a crime for an employer to file a false payroll report to lower its workers' comp premium. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.1). [Digest: The Act would make it a crime for an employer to report false data in order to lower its worke...
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2024-02-29
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 8:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
ORSB1553Engross
50%
The Act changes the crime of interfering with public transportation. The Act makes using drugs on public transit a new way of committing the crime. (Flesch Readability Score: 65.5). [Digest: The Act requires the OHA to study the problems in this stat...
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2024-02-29
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 8:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
ORSB1581Engross
50%
The Act makes an electric company report each year on the steps taken or being taken to be part of an energy market. (Flesch Readability Score: 62.1). Requires an investor-owned utility that sells more than two million megawatt hours of electricity i...
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2024-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Climate, Energy, and Environment Committee
ORSCR207Intro
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Honors the life and memory of William Lyle Sperb. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.1). Recognizes and honors Corpsman William Lyle Sperb (1948-1969) for his service to his country.
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSCR213Intro
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Honors the life and memory of Ken Leisten. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.8). Recognizes and honors Specialist Ken "Kenny" Leisten (1984-2004) for his service to his country.
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB4083Engross
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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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB1596Engross
50%
Requires someone that makes electronic items for consumers to give on fair terms to those who look at, maintain or fix the items what they need to maintain or fix the items. Fair terms means, in part, giving independent people what they need on the s...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To House Business and Labor Committee
ORSB1595Intro
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The Act increases some amounts that are protected from debt collectors. The Act changes some laws about bad debt collection methods. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.2). Increases certain exemptions from garnishment and execution. Modifies provisions re...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate General Government Committee
ORHB4132Intro
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The Act makes ODFW, SFWC and DSL amend their marine reserve programs. (Flesch Readability Score: 74.8). Requires the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the State Fish and Wildlife Commission and the Department of State Lands to implement the Ocea...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORSB1533Intro
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Tells the SOS to translate the voters' pamphlet into the 10 most common languages used in each county. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.6). Increases, from 5 to 10, the number of the most commonly spoken languages in each county, other than English, tha...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate General Government Committee
ORHB4130Engross
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Keeps people in charge of a company of doctors from running the company if the same people also run another company that has a contract with the company of doctors. Does not allow the company to get rid of the people in charge without a vote by those...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health Care Committee
ORSB1532Intro
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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
ORSB1585Intro
25%
The Act requires DHS to set up a task force and come up with a plan for a program that allows people who receive SNAP aid to be able to use the aid to buy hot foods and hot foods that are ready to eat. The Act says who must be on the task force. The ...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB1572Intro
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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
To Joint Transportation Committee
ORHB4140Intro
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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
Returned to Full Committee.
ORSB1556Intro
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The Act requires ODOT to study a section of U.S. Highway 30. ODOT must make a report of the study and share its findings with the JCT. ODOT may start work on the study 91 days after sine die. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.9). Requires the Department ...
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2024-02-22
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4111Intro
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The Act makes all farm machinery tax exempt. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.1). Removes the requirement that farm machinery and equipment be tangible personal property for the purposes of exemption from ad valorem property taxation. Takes effect on th...
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2024-02-20
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB4127Intro
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Makes quota guidelines for some warehouse workers. Not following this Act is a reason to make a claim to BOLI. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.7). Creates rules and standards for warehouse employees' quota requirements. Creates an exemption for certain...
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2024-02-20
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1592Intro
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Gives money to a state agency to give to some colleges to help train more mental health workers. (Flesch Readability Score: 71). Appropriates moneys from the General Fund to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission for distribution to certain ins...
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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1591Intro
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The Act allows DHS to license adult foster homes with up to seven residents. The Act sets out the requirements for licensing an adult foster home with six or seven residents. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.1). Authorizes the Department of Human Servic...
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2024-02-19
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORHB4125Intro
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The Act tells LPRO to work with a vendor to write a draft report about the results of two previous bills and send a final report to the LA before the start of the next session. (Flesch Readability Score: 62.1). [Digest: The Act tells LPRO to study th...
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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1594Intro
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The Act creates the Task Force on Improving the Safety of Behavioral Health Workers. The Act says who must be on the task force and the duties of the task force. The Act creates a program in which OHA pays persons who run places that provide mental h...
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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4148Intro
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The Act directs an agency to expand programs related to wildlife illness. The Act directs an agency to perform a review. The Act directs an agency to establish a program for living with wildlife. The Act makes changes related to wildlife paths and ro...
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2024-02-16
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4131Intro
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The Act funds matching deposits for IDA accounts. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2). Appropriates moneys from the General Fund to the Housing and Community Services Department for the purpose of making matching deposits into individual development acc...
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2024-02-15
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1578Intro
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The Act directs the OHA to set up a health care interpreter management system. The Act requires the OHA to contract with a nonprofit entity to establish a recruitment and retention program. The Act sets out certain requirements for the nonprofit. The...
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2024-02-15
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4070Intro
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The Act tells the OHA to adjust its school-based health center grants for inflation. The Act tells the OHA to issue grants and take other actions to increase school-based health services. The Act authorizes lottery bonds for school-based health servi...
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2024-02-15
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4151Intro
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The Act makes a small group to look at the youth behavioral workforce. (Flesch Readability Score: 77.8). [Digest: Makes a task force about youth behavioral health. Starts soon. (Flesch Readability Score: 74.8).] [Establishes the Task Force on Youth B...
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2024-02-14
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1569Intro
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The Act requires the Oregon Health Plan to pay for certain health services for people with mental deficits. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.6). Requires medical assistance reimbursement of cognitive assessment and care planning for recipients who exper...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Health Care Committee
ORSB1559Intro
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This Act changes the state's greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. The Act changes the term "global warming" to "climate change" in some laws. The Act declares an emergency and takes effect when it passes. (Flesch Readability Score: 68.4). Modifi...
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2024-02-13
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB4116Intro
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The Act makes some forensic science workers who work for OSP police officers under PERS. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.6). Provides that forensic scientists and evidence technicians employed by the Department of State Police qualify as police officer...
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2024-02-05
To House Emergency Management, General Government, and Veterans Committee
ORSB1586Intro
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The Act changes the state law that prohibits housing discrimination. The Act removes an exemption from the law. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.4). Removes from state law an exception that allowed for residential property owners to engage in housing di...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Housing and Development Committee
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