Oregon Senator Deb Patterson [D]

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ORSB1561PassThis Act creates a council and funds to distribute and invest money from a legal settlement. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.6). Establishes the Environmental Restoration Council. Directs the council to establish programs to distribute moneys from the ...
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2024-04-11
Effective date, April 4, 2024.
ORSB1595PassThe 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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2024-04-11
Effective date, April 4, 2024.
ORSB1532PassDirects 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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2024-04-11
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORSB1503PassThe Act makes a task force on community safety and suicide prevention. The Act provides money for research on those topics. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.2). Establishes the Task Force on Community Safety and Firearm Suicide Prevention and requires t...
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2024-04-11
Effective date, June 6, 2024.
ORSB1557PassThe Act requires the OHA to take certain steps to make sure that certain people who are under 21 years of age receive the services and supports that they qualify for. The Act requires the OHA and DHS to make sure that children and youth who are serve...
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2024-04-11
Effective date, April 4, 2024.
ORSB1585PassThe 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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2024-04-11
Effective date, June 6, 2024.
ORHB4115PassThe Act modifies a defined term under PECBA. The Act restricts the makeup of certain collective bargaining units. The Act takes effect as soon as it is passed. (Flesch Readability Score: 70.4). [Digest: The Act modifies a defined term under PECBA. (F...
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2024-04-10
Chapter 84, (2024 Laws): Effective date April 4, 2024.
ORHB4151PassThe Act makes a small group to look at the youth behavioral workforce. (Flesch Readability Score: 77.8). Directs the System of Care Advisory Council to establish a subcommittee on the youth behavioral health workforce. Requires the subcommittee to su...
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2024-04-10
Chapter 88, (2024 Laws): Effective date April 4, 2024.
ORHB4098PassThe Act would create the CHIPS Child Care Fund. The Act would tell the Oregon Business Development Department to work with the Bureau of Labor and Industries to make a program to help fund child care. The Act would create a work group related to fund...
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2024-04-10
Chapter 81, (2024 Laws): Effective date April 4, 2024.
ORHB4083PassThe 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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2024-04-10
Chapter 79, (2024 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2025.
ORHB4140PassThe 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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2024-04-10
Chapter 86, (2024 Laws): Effective date April 4, 2024.
ORHB4149PassThe Act requires PBMs to be licensed and changes the definition of a PBM. The Act changes the way PBMs can audit drug stores. The Act requires PBMs to report certain information each year to DCBS. The Act makes changes to the way 340B drugs are cover...
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2024-04-10
Chapter 87, (2024 Laws): Effective date April 4, 2024.
ORHB4084PassCreates a program for the education of students who are foster children. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Directs the Department of Education to establish and administer a pilot program for students who are foster children. Sunsets the plan June 30,...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 33, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 27, 2024.
ORSB1596PassRequires 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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2024-03-28
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORHB4129PassThe Act requires OHA and DHS to contract with no more than two agencies to provide agency with choice services. The Act defines the services that must be provided and the rights of individuals who receive the services. The Act requires the OHA and DH...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 37, (2024 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2025.
ORHB4153PassCreates a task force to look for and find words and meanings related to artificial intelligence that may be used in laws. Makes task force report its findings on or before December 1, 2024. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.1). Establishes the Task Force...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 44, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 27, 2024.
ORSB1581PassThe 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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2024-03-28
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORHB4132PassThe 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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2024-03-28
Chapter 38, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 27, 2024.
ORSB1571PassThe Act would require a disclosure of the use of AI or other similar technology in campaign ads. The Act would create a way to enforce the requirement and to impose a fine for violations. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Requires a disclosure of the...
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2024-03-28
Effective date, March 27, 2024.
ORSB1533PassTells 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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2024-03-28
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORSB1580PassThe 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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2024-03-28
Effective date, March 27, 2024.
ORHB4080PassStates a state policy on offshore wind energy. Tells the state agency on energy to make a road map on standards for offshore wind energy. Makes a person involved in an offshore wind energy or port project meet certain labor and supply chain standards...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 31, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 27, 2024.
ORHB4127PassMakes 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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2024-03-28
Chapter 36, (2024 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2025.
ORSB1553PassThe 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). Modifies the crime of interfering with public transportation to incl...
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2024-03-28
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORSB1502PassRequires most public schools and college boards to video record their meetings and post the meeting recordings on their websites and social media sites. This does not apply if a meeting is private or if a school district is very small. (Flesch Readab...
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2024-03-28
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORSB1587PassThe Act protects a children's advocacy center from legal action for looking into the abuse of a child if a nationwide group says that the center meets certain standards. The Act protects the center's employees, too. The Act does not protect a center ...
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2024-03-28
Effective date, March 27, 2024.
ORHB4001PassThe Act creates the Task Force on Specialty Courts and tells the task force to report to the legislature by November 15, 2024. The Act takes effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.6). [Digest: The Act creates the Task Force ...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 23, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 27, 2024.
ORHB4160PassMakes change for how long a person is considered a student for an act to be sexual conduct. Changes law on July 1, 2024. (Flesch Readability Score: 67.7). Modifies the length of time by which a person is considered a student for purposes of determini...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 45, (2024 Laws): Effective date July 1, 2024.
ORHB4146PassThe Act allows petitions for certain abuse court orders to be filed in the county in which the abuse occurred. The Act also changes an element of a crime related to violating privacy. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Reada...
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2024-03-28
Chapter 42, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 27, 2024.
ORSB1567PassThe Act tells an agency to take actions on water in the Walla Walla River Basin. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.6). Directs the Water Resources Department to take certain actions related to the Walla Walla Water 2050 Strategic Plan.
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2024-03-25
Effective date, January 1, 2025.
ORSCR209PassHonors the life and memory of Joanne Russell Verger. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.1). In memoriam: Joanne Russell Verger, 1930-2023.
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2024-03-21
Filed With Secretary of State.
ORHB4134Enroll
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This Act makes OBDD give money to cities for infrastructure to support housing. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4). [Digest: This Act makes DAS give money to cities for infrastructure to support housing. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4).] Requires the ...
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2024-03-19
President signed.
ORHB4082PassDirects ODE to fund summer learning programs and to study how to provide learning during nonschool hours. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.1). Requires the Department of Education to establish and administer the Summer Learning Grant program. Establishe...
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2024-03-18
Chapter 6, (2024 Laws): Effective date March 12, 2024.
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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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2024-03-13
Speaker signed.
ORHB4137PassAllows a student who has finished an IB program to not have to meet some requirements for a high school diploma. (Flesch Readability Score: 64.6). Directs the State Board of Education to adopt rules by which a student who has completed an Internation...
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2024-03-12
Chapter 4, (2024 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2025.
ORHB4150PassThe Act allows for some doctors or people like doctors to be told when a patient overdoses on a drug. (Flesch Readability Score: 68.0). Authorizes the Oregon Health Authority or a third party to provide electronic notification to a practitioner in ce...
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2024-03-12
Chapter 5, (2024 Laws): Effective date June 6, 2024.
ORHB4058PassThe Act adds laws about residential property wholesalers. The Act changes laws about real estate licensees. The Act adds new defined terms. The Act defines "future right to list contract" and states that a real estate licensee may not take certain ac...
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2024-03-12
Chapter 3, (2024 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2025.
ORHB4124FailThe Act funds cultural groups in Oregon. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.7). Appropriates moneys to the Oregon Business Development Department to distribute to Oregon cultural organizations in response to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB4157FailThe Act makes district attorneys police officers under PERS. The Act lowers the age at which some police and firefighters can retire. The Act makes a new class of employees in PERS for people who work in hazardous positions. The Act allows those peop...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORSB1572FailThe 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 partner with the advisory committee as part of the process of conducting the study. Tells O...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB4093FailThe Act says that at least one of the commissioners on the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission must know about public health. The Act starts when it passes. (Flesch Readability Score: 68.7). Requires at least one of the commissioners of the Oregon ...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORSB1583FailThis Act does not allow a board or a person to choose or not choose materials that are used in a school when the choice is discrimination. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.5). Prohibits discrimination when selecting textbooks, instructional materials, p...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORSB1569FailThe 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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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORSB1592FailGives 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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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB4116FailThe 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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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB4120FailThe Act creates a grant program to help some people in custody with opioid addiction. The Act gives money to a state agency to fund the grant program. The Act tells the state agency to give a report to the state legislature by December 1, 2024. (Fles...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHJR202FailRequires a majority of the members of the House and the Senate to be present to take action. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.3). Proposes an amendment to the Oregon Constitution to require a majority of each house of the Legislative Assembly to be pres...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB4131FailThe 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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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORSB1560FailThe Act creates the Task Force on Compassionate Medical Release. The Act directs the task force to submit a report to the legislature by December 31, 2024. The Act takes effect when it is signed by the Governor. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.3). [Dig...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB4105FailThe Act gives money to OHA to pay for some of the costs of the program in which nurses visit families while a parent is pregnant and for two years after that. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4). Appropriates moneys to the Oregon Health Authority for th...
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2024-03-07
In committee upon adjournment.
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