Oregon Senator Chuck Thomsen [R]

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ORSB241IntroExtends sunset for tax credit for crop donation. Increases percentage of wholesale price allowed as amount of credit. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2019. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-05-24
To Senate Tax Expenditures Committee
ORHB2699IntroProvides that brownfield granted property tax incentive benefit under chapter 96, Oregon Laws 2016, may be granted any other special assessment, exemption or partial exemption for which such property is eligible. Provides that brownfield granted prop...
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2019-05-23
Third reading. Carried by McKeown. Passed. Ayes, 57; Absent, 1--Power; Excused, 2--Barreto, Leif.
ORSB3EngrossPermits community colleges to offer applied baccalaureate degree programs under specified conditions and upon receiving approval from Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
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2019-05-23
Carried over to May 27, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
ORSB471EngrossRequires prospective contractor to state in bid or proposal for public contract whether and extent to which prospective contractor will use conflict minerals in performing public contract and whether prospective contractor's disclosures, policies, pr...
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2019-05-23
Carried over to May 27, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
ORHB3009EngrossProvides that labor organization's charging certain employees reasonable fees and costs for representation that is unrelated to negotiation of collective bargaining agreement is not unfair labor practice. Requires public employer to provide exclusive...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Workforce Committee
ORSB963EngrossModifies allowed and prohibited uses of restraint of students by public education programs. Prescribes reporting requirements for use of restraint or seclusion. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-05-23
Carried over to May 27, 2019 Calendar by virtue of adjournment.
ORSB262EngrossExtends sunset for property tax exemption for multiple-unit housing. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-05-22
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB2304IntroAuthorizes issuance of lottery bonds to finance acquisition and restoration of Willamette Falls navigation canal and locks. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-05-22
To House Transportation Committee
ORHCR27EngrossCommends Portland Thorns Football Club for its achievements.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSB962EngrossDirects certifying agencies to certify to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, within specified time, victim helpfulness in detecting, investigating or prosecuting qualifying criminal activity. Specifies certification procedures. Direc...
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2019-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHCR35EngrossRecognizes 2019 as International Year of the Salmon and expresses support for associated global initiative affirming importance of wild salmon.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB3433IntroRequires certain state agencies and colleges at Oregon State University to conduct certain studies on opportunities for greenhouse gas sequestration by and emissions reductions from activities related to Oregon's natural and working lands and in Oreg...
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2019-05-21
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3063EngrossRemoves ability of parent to decline required immunizations against restrictable diseases on behalf of child for reason other than child's indicated medical diagnosis. Allows child who is not immunized or exempt for reason of indicated medical diagno...
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2019-05-17
To Senate Health Care Committee
ORHB3205PassExpands Telecommunication Devices Access Program to include provision of communication facilitators.
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2019-05-17
Chapter 113, (2019 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2020.
ORHB3209IntroAuthorizes issuance of general obligation bonds for Interstate 205: Stafford Road to State Highway 213 Project. Requires Department of Transportation to consult with certain local governments impacted by state or federal highway bridge project if pro...
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2019-05-15
To House Transportation Committee
ORHB3023IntroRequires transportation network company that operates in this state to obtain license from Department of Transportation. Requires department to establish licensing program by rule and specifies conditions for obtaining license. Requires transportatio...
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2019-05-14
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB3099EngrossAuthorizes city that was annexed into county service district to petition county board for withdrawal from district. Authorizes city that was annexed into special] county service district to petition county board for withdrawal from district. Provide...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Business and General Government Committee
ORSB1033IntroProvides that registered owner may request that registration card issued for vehicle include information that owner, or person operating vehicle, may be deaf or hard of hearing. Prohibits Department of Transportation from adding restriction on driver...
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2019-05-13
To Senate Transportation Committee
ORSB500EngrossGrants higher property tax exemption for property of veterans with service-connected disabilities. Grants higher property tax exemption for property of veterans with service-connected disabilities. Grants exemption for veteran's surviving spouse who ...
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2019-05-09
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB3437IntroDesignates April of each year as Arab-American Heritage Month.
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2019-05-08
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2284IntroRenames Port of Newport as Oregon International Port of Newport. Provides that commissioners of port are appointed by Governor for staggered two-year terms. Sets forth qualifications for commissioners. Provides that currently serving commissioners sh...
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2019-04-22
To House Transportation Committee
ORHB2331IntroProvides that Water Resources Commission has certain amount of time to enforce general or special standards related to well construction activities. Establishes Task Force on Oregon Well Construction Enforcement Activities. Sunsets task force on Dece...
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2019-04-15
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB2503IntroDirects Office of Emergency Management to study and make recommendations regarding funding of search and rescue operations. Requires office to submit report on findings by January 1, 2021.
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2019-04-15
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3206IntroRequires Department of Human Services to administer program to make support service providers available to individuals who are deaf-blind. Describes program.
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2019-04-12
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3378IntroAppropriates moneys to fund engineering and design work necessary for adding bicycle and pedestrian lane to Bridge of the Gods. Appropriates moneys to fund engineering and design work necessary for adding add] bicycle and pedestrian lane to Bridge of...
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2019-04-12
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB448IntroEstablishes voluntary Oregon outdoor recreation search and rescue card program within Office of Emergency Management. Directs Office of Outdoor Recreation to study and make recommendations on development of Oregon Outdoors Pass. Requires office to su...
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2019-04-11
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB2570IntroAppropriates moneys to Oregon Department of Administrative Services to increase size and diversity of group of court appointed special advocates.
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2019-04-09
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3163IntroRequires Department of Veterans' Affairs, in its biennial agency request budget, to request certain level of funding. Requires Governor's budget to fund department at certain level of funding. Requires Legislative Assembly to fund department at certa...
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2019-04-09
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSCR27IntroEncourages restaurants offering beverages to list milk as option for purchase.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSB747IntroEstablishes TriMet Crash Advisory Committee. Provides that committee shall review certain crashes involving TriMet vehicles that result in injury or fatality. Requires committee to assess causes of such crashes, make recommendations to prevent simila...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Transportation Committee
ORHB2897IntroEstablishes Early Childhood Equity Fund. Authorizes Early Learning Division to make grants from fund for purpose of supporting culturally specific early learning, early childhood and parent support programs in this state and to promote capacity of cu...
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2019-04-08
To Joint Student Success Committee
ORHB2320IntroProvides that fixed percentage of certain forecasted video lottery revenues be transferred to counties for economic development. Provides that fixed percentage of certain forecasted video lottery revenues , adjusted for certain allocations to Regiona...
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2019-04-05
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3170IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Health Authority for Senior Farm Direct Nutrition Program and Women, Infants and Children Farm Direct Nutrition Program. Directs Oregon Health Authority to include appropriations for programs in biennia...
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2019-04-05
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3251IntroAuthorizes Oregon Business Development Department to award matching grants to membership organizations and business accelerators in outdoor gear and apparel industry. Authorizes Oregon Business Development Department to make loans and] award matching...
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2019-04-05
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB3423IntroRequires health care practitioner to exercise proper degree of care to preserve health and life of child born alive after abortion or attempted abortion. Requires health care practitioner to ensure child born alive is transported to hospital. Creates...
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2019-04-04
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2672IntroAuthorizes Department of Revenue to reimburse State Department of Agriculture, State Department of Energy and Water Resources Department for expenses incurred in administration and enforcement of activities related to cannabis. Takes effect on 91st d...
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2019-04-02
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB257IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for agricultural experiment station and branch stations, Oregon State University Extension Service and Forest Research Laboratory programs of Oregon State University.
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2019-04-02
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1042IntroRequires health care practitioner to exercise proper degree of care to preserve health and life of child born alive after abortion or attempted abortion. Requires health care practitioner to ensure child born alive is transported to hospital. Creates...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB2264IntroExempts from property taxation property consisting of machinery, equipment, tools, implements or fixtures used primarily in agricultural or horticultural activities or animal husbandry, regardless of whether property is considered real property, and ...
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2019-03-28
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB2729IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board for purposes related to programs for grants from Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-03-28
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1034IntroRequires party to nominate between three and five qualified persons to fill vacancy when vacancy occurs in partisan elective statewide office and individual last elected to office was affiliated with major political party. Requires Governor to select...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSJM10IntroApplies to Congress to call convention for purpose of proposing amendments to United States Constitution to impose fiscal restraints on federal government, limit power and jurisdiction of federal government and limit terms of office for federal offic...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSCR25EngrossDeclares legislative support for survivors of sexual violence. Pledges to work toward creating an Oregon that is safe for all survivors of sexual violence.
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2019-03-20
To House Rules Committee
ORSB727IntroRequires Department of Human Services to contract with nonprofit organization to implement and administer program to assist recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance in purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables from farmers' markets, farm ...
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2019-03-18
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB828IntroProvides for payment of program expenses of study abroad program for eligible students in foster care.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB3352IntroDirects Department of Education to prepare and make available statement that discloses potential health risks of wireless network technology. Requires department to adopt by rule guidelines for including in school curricula, assemblies, open houses, ...
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2019-03-11
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2700IntroExtends sunset for property tax exemption for multiple-unit housing. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-03-08
To House Revenue Committee
ORSB114IntroCreates income tax credit for operation costs of housing for agricultural workers. Provides for refundability of credit and for transferability of credit earned by tax-exempt entity. Imposes limitation on total credits allowed to all owners of housin...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Tax Expenditures Committee
ORSB898IntroChanges qualification process for building officials and inspectors. Requires testing and evaluation of qualifications by independent accrediting entity based on comparison to nationwide or multistate standards. Requires issuance of license to qualif...
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2019-03-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORSB923IntroProvides protections for person who refuses to participate in procedure related to abortion or physician-assisted suicide if refusal is based on person's ethical, moral or religious convictions. Allows health care facility to refuse to perform proced...
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2019-03-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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