Oregon Representative Gene Whisnant [R]

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ORHB3427IntroRequires owner or operator of dam with high hazard rating to develop emergency action plan for dam. Requires determining frequency for conducting of emergency response exercises at dams with high hazard rating. Requires Water Resources Department to ...
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2017-06-28
[Hearing: Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORSB187IntroDirects Department of Education to reimburse education provider for expenses incurred from providing vision screenings. Establishes Vision Health Account for purpose of making reimbursements. Appropriates moneys to Department of Education for deposit...
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2017-06-27
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB2377EngrossAuthorizes city or county to adopt ordinance or resolution granting exemption for newly rehabilitated or constructed multiunit rental housing. Provides that otherwise eligible rental property may receive exemption for rehabilitation only once. Provid...
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2017-06-27
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
ORSB111IntroEstablishes pilot program to assist school districts and education service districts in increasing use of Medicaid billing. Establishes grant program to assist school districts in complying with school nursing service requirements. Directs Department...
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2017-06-26
[Hearing: Jun 26 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Education Committee
ORSB314IntroDirects Early Learning Division to support Relief Nursery programs statewide . Directs Early Learning Division to establish] support Relief Nursery programs statewide that are]. Requires Relief Nursery programs to be certified by Oregon Association o...
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2017-06-23
Work Session held.
ORHB2947EngrossDirects Oregon Department of Administrative Services to submit annual report to Legislative Assembly on amounts of debt written off, abated or canceled by specified state agencies in previous fiscal year. Directs specified state agencies to file annu...
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2017-06-23
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSCR21EngrossCommemorates 69th anniversary of Vanport flood and remembers survivors and those who lost their lives.
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2017-06-23
President signed.
ORHB2147PassRequires each post-secondary institution of education to provide Higher Education Coordinating Commission with number of Oregon high school graduates from each school district enrolled at institution and graduation rate at institution for Oregon high...
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2017-06-22
Governor signed.
ORHB2763IntroAuthorizes Teacher Standards and Practices Commission to disburse moneys from National Board Certification Fund for reimbursement of certain costs related to national board certification of teachers. Establishes Accomplished Teaching Program within D...
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2017-06-22
To House Education Committee
ORSB993PassDesignates August 7 of each year as Oregon Purple Heart Recognition Day.
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2017-06-22
Effective date, January 1, 2018.
ORHB3288PassRequires each public university to submit to Higher Education Coordinating Commission report identifying causes of increases in administrative positions and other cost drivers at university. Requires each public institution of higher education] unive...
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2017-06-22
Governor signed.
ORHB3355IntroAuthorizes State Board of Psychologist Examiners to issue certificate of prescriptive authority to licensed psychologist who meets specified requirements. Requires that licensed psychologist collaborate with prescribing physician or prescribing nurse...
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2017-06-22
Third reading. Carried by Kennemer. Passed.Ayes, 43; Nays, 2--Evans, Parrish; Excused, 3--Bentz, Boone, Hayden; Excused for Business of the House, 12--Esquivel, Helm, Lewis, Marsh, McKeown, McLain, Meek, Noble, Power, Reardon, Stark, Witt.
ORSCR7EngrossIn memoriam: Senator Alan Bates, 1945-2016.
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2017-06-22
Read as Special Order of Business. Carried by Marsh. Adopted.Ayes, 58; Excused, 2--Bentz, Boone.
ORSB344PassRequires snowmobiles and certain all-terrain vehicles to cross highway at intersection or more than 100 feet from intersection. Permits Oregon Transportation Commission to authorize person in remote areas] to operate all-terrain vehicle within portio...
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2017-06-22
Governor signed.
ORHB3412IntroEstablishes Task Force on Assessments of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Directs task force to submit report to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to education no later than January 1, 2018. Sunsets task force on June 30, 201...
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2017-06-22
Returned to Full Committee.
ORHB2219PassEncourages school districts and public charter schools to offer students courses or other educational opportunities in civics. Takes effect July 1, 2018.
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2017-06-21
Chapter 263, (2017 Laws): Effective date July 1, 2018.
ORHB2229PassEncourages school districts and public charter schools to offer students courses or other educational opportunities in financial literacy. Requires school districts to offer instruction in financial literacy. Directs school districts and public chart...
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2017-06-21
Chapter 133, (2017 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2018.
ORHB2220PassRemoves certain requirements veterans must meet prior to receiving high school diploma.
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2017-06-21
Chapter 149, (2017 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2018.
ORHB2880PassFor purposes of determining which public buildings must comply with existing requirement to display Oregon State flag and National League of Families' POW/MIA flag, expands definition of "public building" to include all other county, municipal, schoo...
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2017-06-21
Chapter 269, (2017 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2018.
ORHB3175PassMakes changes to definition of "low income households" in Local Innovation and Fast Track Housing Program. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-06-21
Chapter 214, (2017 Laws): Effective date June 6, 2017.
ORSB1032IntroAmends Oregon Promise program to remove prohibition on awarding more than $10 million in grants per fiscal year. Makes requirement that person participating in program pay $50 per term in tuition payable by reducing amount of grant awarded, instead o...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB3139PassRequires Oregon Arts Commission to establish policies and procedures that ensure Arts Program considers regional differences in public access to, or opportunities for engagement in, arts and cultural development when determining eligibility for grant...
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2017-06-21
Chapter 274, (2017 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2018.
ORHB2038IntroModifies purposes for which school districts may receive grants to pay for costs incurred by school districts to purchase food produced or processed in state. Expands types of entities eligible to receive grants to assist in paying costs incurred to ...
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2017-06-21
To House Education Committee
ORHB2729IntroEstablishes official name of open resources program as "Oregon's Open Educational Resources (OER) Program." Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to collaborate with public universities and community colleges to analyze and evaluate effec...
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2017-06-20
To House Education Committee
ORHB2100PassProvides that portion of U.S. Highway 20 shall be known as Oregon Medal of Honor Highway. Directs] Authorizes Department of Transportation to install roadside] memorial signs] markers that recognize and honor Oregon's Medal of Honor recipients in roa...
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2017-06-20
Governor signed.
ORHB2956PassDirects Early Learning Council to conduct evaluation of Early Learning Hubs and submit report on evaluation each odd-numbered year. Requires additional evaluation and] report in 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-06-20
Governor signed.
ORHB3216PassDirects Chief Education Office to conduct study for purpose of identifying practices that assist students in poverty families. Directs office to submit report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to education no later than September ...
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2017-06-20
Governor signed.
ORHB3289PassDirects Higher Education Coordinating Commission to submit annual report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly that describes progress made in providing competency-based education in public post-secondary institutions of education. Establishe...
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2017-06-20
Governor signed.
ORHB3358PassDirects Department of Education to convene advisory group related to English language learner programs. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-06-20
Governor signed.
ORHB3423PassExempts person serving in Oregon National Guard from requirement to enroll in community college courses within six months of attaining previous highest level of education in order to qualify for Oregon Promise grant, provided that person enrolls in c...
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2017-06-20
Governor signed.
ORSB378EnrollAdds Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Association to list of entities eligible for individual income tax return checkoff contribution. Provides conditions for use of contributions. Applies to individual income tax returns for tax years beginning on or a...
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2017-06-20
Speaker signed.
ORSB367EnrollPermits health care provider to disclose protected health information of inmate of correctional facility to physician of employee of correctional facility or Oregon Corrections Enterprises who is exposed to bodily fluids of inmate if exposure is subs...
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2017-06-20
Speaker signed.
ORHB3249IntroEstablishes Oregon Agricultural Heritage Fund and continuously appropriates moneys in fund to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board. Authorizes use of moneys for purposes associated with supporting use of land for agricultural production, maintenance or...
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2017-06-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORSB992PassDesignates third Friday in September of every year to be Oregon POW/MIA Recognition Day.
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2017-06-16
Effective date, January 1, 2018.
ORSB812PassModifies grant agreement requirements for Department of Environmental Quality grants to low-interest loan programs for on-site septic system repairs, replacements, upgrades and evaluations. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-06-16
Effective date, June 6, 2017.
ORSB249PassEstablishes procedures for person to file motion to vacate judgment of conviction for prostitution if person was victim of sex trafficking at or around time of offense.
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2017-06-16
Effective date, January 1, 2018.
ORSB250PassCreates affirmative defense to crime of prostitution if, at time of alleged offense, defendant was victim of certain trafficking crimes.
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2017-06-16
Effective date, January 1, 2018.
ORHB3471IntroRevives tax credit for loss of limb function.
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2017-06-16
To House Revenue Committee
ORHCR24EngrossRequires committees and subcommittees of Senate and House of Representatives, and joint committees and subcommittees of Legislative Assembly, to accept remote testimony given by remote videoconferencing link, if authorized by President of Senate and ...
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2017-06-14
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHCR21PassCommemorates 100th anniversary of Deschutes County's creation.
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2017-06-13
Filed with Secretary of State.
ORHB2946EngrossDirects State Chief Information Officer to include links to websites established by certain entities on Oregon transparency website. Expands definition of "state agency" for purposes of Oregon transparency website.]
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2017-06-09
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB3361IntroDirects State Chief Information Officer to appoint Chief Data Officer to maintain web portal for publication of data of state agencies. Directs Chief Data Officer to establish open data standard and publish technical standards manual for state agenci...
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2017-06-08
To House General Government Committee
ORHCR28PassRecognizes and honors First Lieutenant Justin J. Wilkens (1986-2012) for his service to his country.
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2017-06-08
Filed with Secretary of State.
ORHCR29PassRecognizes and honors Lance Corporal Randy Lee Newman (1985-2006) for his service to his country.
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2017-06-08
Filed with Secretary of State.
ORHB2027EngrossProhibits person, public body or local service district from constructing bridge crossing Deschutes River within certain segment of Deschutes Scenic Waterway. Prohibits person, public body or local service district from constructing bridge on] crossi...
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2017-06-08
To Senate Rules Committee
ORSB634EngrossAdds woody biomass to list of types of energy generating technology that are green energy technology that must be included in constructing, reconstructing or renovating public buildings, and for which contracting agency must set aside 1.5 percent of ...
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2017-06-02
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2545EngrossProhibits employer from requiring as condition of hiring or continued employment that person take deception detection examination. Allows Department of Public Safety Standards and Training to issue deception detection examination administrator licens...
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2017-05-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORHJR10EngrossProposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to vest power of impeachment of statewide elected Executive Branch officials in House of Representatives and power to try impeachments in Senate. Requires three-fifths majority vote of House of Representative...
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2017-05-30
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB2149PassProvides for one-time, decreased vehicle registration fee for former prisoners of war.
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2017-05-30
Chapter 62, (2017 Laws): Effective date January 1, 2018.
ORHJM3PassUrges Congress to support qualification board's proposed changes to qualification requirements for real estate appraisers. Urges Congress to instruct qualifications board to revise] support qualification board's proposed changes to qualification requ...
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2017-05-22
Filed with Secretary of State.
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