Oregon Senator Kayse Jama [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
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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2024-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 8:00 am]
To House Business and Labor 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 28 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Climate, Energy, and Environment Committee
ORHB4160Engross
50%
Makes 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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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB4146Engross
50%
The 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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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORSCR207Intro
25%
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
ORSCR205Intro
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Honors the life and memory of Dick Springer. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.8). In memoriam: Dick Springer, 1948-2023.
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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
ORSB1572Intro
25%
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 partner with the advisory committee as part of the process of conducting the study. Tells O...
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2024-02-26
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSCR203Intro
25%
Honors the life and memory of Alice Bartelt. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2). In memoriam: Alice Bartelt, 1947-2023.
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2024-02-26
Second reading.
ORSB1583Intro
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This 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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2024-02-26
Minority Recommendation: Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng bill. (Printed B-Eng Minority)
ORSCR206Intro
25%
Honors the life and memory of Fred W. Heard. (Flesch Readability Score: 84.9). In memoriam: Fred W. Heard, 1940-2023.
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2024-02-26
Second reading.
ORSCR210Engross
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Honors the life and memory of Mike Donahue. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2) In memoriam: Mike Donahue, 1946-2023.
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2024-02-26
Read under Consent Calendar. Passed. Ayes, 56; Excused, 3--Boshart Davis, Helm, Pham K; Excused for Business of the House, 1--Speaker Rayfield.
ORSB1595Intro
25%
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
Returned to Full Committee.
ORSCR204Intro
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Honors the life and memory of Bill Bradbury. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2). In memoriam: Bill Bradbury, 1949-2023.
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2024-02-26
Final reading. Carried by Golden. Adopted. Ayes, 30.
ORSCR211Intro
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Remembers the life of Steve Druckenmiller and honors him in his death. (Flesch Readability Score: 67.7). In memoriam: Steve Druckenmiller, 1950-2023.
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2024-02-26
Final reading. Carried by Gelser Blouin. Adopted. Ayes, 30.
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
Returned to Full 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
Returned to Full Committee.
ORSCR212Intro
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Honors the life and memory of Clifford Trow. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.8). In memoriam: Clifford Trow, 1929-2023.
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2024-02-26
Final reading. Carried by Gelser Blouin. Adopted. Ayes, 30.
ORSB1571Intro
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The 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). [Digest: The Act requires a ...
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2024-02-26
Vote explanation(s) filed by Boquist.
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
Returned to Full Committee.
ORSB1585Intro
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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
Returned to Full Committee.
ORSB1520Intro
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Exempts award from wildfire suit from income tax. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.8). Creates Oregon tax subtraction for amounts received in [settlement] resolution of a civil action arising from wildfire. Allows taxpayer to amend return to claim refun...
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2024-02-26
Second reading.
ORHB4071Intro
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The Act makes a task force to look at health professional regulatory boards. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4). [Digest: Tells health care boards to give short-term permission to work. Starts January 1, 2025. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7).] [Requir...
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2024-02-22
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1561Intro
25%
This 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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2024-02-21
Returned to Full 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
ORHB4084Intro
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Creates 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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2024-02-19
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
ORHB4098Intro
25%
The 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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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4154Intro
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Creates a fund to help the electronic chip industry. The Act becomes law 91 days after adjournment. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.8). Establishes the Semiconductor Talent Sustaining Fund and subaccounts of the fund. Requires the Higher Education Coor...
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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1577Intro
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The Act tells LPRO to study more options for AVR and to tell the Legislature what they found out before the 2027 session. (Flesch Readability Score: 62.1). [Digest: The Act allows people to register to vote when they apply for college. The Act tells ...
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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means 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
ORHB4155Intro
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The Act would require a study of how the state can help lower infrastructure and housing costs. The Act would require the agency doing the study to submit a report to the legislature by mid-September. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.6). Directs the Ore...
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2024-02-16
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4101Intro
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Tells the Secretary of State to get data about a person's background if the person tries to register a business in this state and wants to give the data. Lets the Secretary of State share the data with some people, but says to keep it secret otherwis...
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2024-02-16
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
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
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
ORSB1560Intro
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The 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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2024-02-14
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4099Intro
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The Act makes OHCS guarantee a local government's collection of a fee to be paid by a home builder on a delayed schedule. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.5). Requires the Housing and Community Servic...
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2024-02-14
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1582Intro
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The 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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2024-02-14
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4093Intro
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The 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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2024-02-13
To House Emergency Management, General Government, and Veterans Committee
ORHB4158Intro
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The Act would give money to two state agencies to support some types of child care providers in this state. (Flesch Readability Score: 76.5). Digest: The Act would give money to a state agency to help develop or improve child care in the state. (Fles...
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2024-02-13
To Joint Ways and Means 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
ORHB4118Intro
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Makes BOLI study on-the-job training programs for youth. Makes BOLI submit reports on the findings of the study. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 67.4). Directs the Bureau of Labor and Industries to cond...
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2024-02-08
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHJR202Intro
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Requires 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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2024-02-05
To House Rules Committee
ORSCR209Intro
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Honors the life and memory of Joanne Russell Verger. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.1). In memoriam: Joanne Russell Verger, 1930-2023.
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2024-02-05
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB4159Intro
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Makes the office charged with helping persons who are new to the U.S. and Oregon award contracts to entities to provide the persons with support services. Creates a council to advise the office on the support services. Makes the office conduct an ann...
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2024-02-05
To House Early Childhood and Human Services Committee
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