Oregon Representative Ken Helm [D]

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ORHB2579IntroExpands types of entities that may receive grant from Farm-to-School Grant Program to purchase food produced or processed in state. Expands purposes for which grant may be used. Creates grant to encourage and sustain successful efforts related to pro...
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2019-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Agriculture and Land Use Committee
ORSB448IntroDirects Office of Outdoor Recreation to study and make recommendations on development of Oregon Outdoors Pass. Requires office to submit report to Legislative Assembly by September 15, 2019. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2314IntroAllows operator of motorcycle or moped to travel between lanes of traffic under certain conditions.
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm]
To House Transportation Committee
ORHJM8IntroUrges federal government to adopt and enforce stringent regulations related to accuracy in wine labeling, packaging and advertising. Urges states to enter into mutual agreements related to enforcement of wine laws.
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Development Committee
ORHB2336IntroRemoving population requirement for affordable housing pilot program if no qualifying nomination is received for city with population under 25,000.
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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORHB2351IntroAuthorizes State Marine Board to adopt special regulations to protect shoreline in Willamette River Greenway.
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2019-02-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2352IntroCreates towed watersports program within State Marine Board. Requires person operating motorboat for purpose of engaging in towed watersports on specified waters of this state to hold towed watersports endorsement. Requires owners of motorboats engag...
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2019-02-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2317EngrossDesignates May of each year as ALS Awareness Month. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Health Care Committee
ORHB2909IntroAllows delivery of marijuana items, pursuant to bona fide orders, to consumers within city or county in which marijuana retailer is located and to consumers in cities or counties that have adopted ordinances allowing for delivery of marijuana items f...
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Development Committee
ORSB772IntroEstablishes Task Force on Forest Health Enhancement to design program for carrying out certain forest-related activities. Requires task force to report recommendations to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to natural resources no later...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORSB770IntroEstablishes Health Care for All Oregon Board to be responsible for planning and oversight of Health Care for All Oregon Plan to be administered by Oregon Health Authority. Provides comprehensive health care coverage to all individuals residing or wor...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Health Care Committee
ORHB2907IntroExpands purposes for which physical restraint may be used on students. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-02-13
To House Education Committee
ORHB2888IntroApplies Oregon Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association's $300,000 liability limit for long term care insurance retroactively. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-13
To House Business and Labor Committee
ORSB256IntroRepeals sunset on moratorium on oil, gas and sulfur leasing in territorial sea. Prohibits Department of State Lands from leasing submerged and submersible lands within territorial sea for exploration, development or production of oil, gas or sulfur i...
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2019-02-12
Carried over to 02-19 by unanimous consent.
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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2019-02-12
To House Agriculture and Land Use Committee
ORHB2882IntroAllows cause of action against patent holder or licensed manufacturer for genetically engineered organism present on land without permission of owner or lawful occupant. Allows court to award prevailing plaintiff costs, attorney fees and treble econo...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB2623IntroProhibits use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas exploration and production. Sunsets January 2, 2030. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-07
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORSB582IntroAuthorizes Governor to enter into agreement with another state for purpose of cross-jurisdictional coordination and enforcement of marijuana-related businesses. Specifies that under laws of other state, production, processing, sale and testing of mar...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORHB2315IntroModifies provisions regarding division of land by eliminating purchase requirement when land is acquired by provider of public parks or open space, or by not-for-profit land conservation organization.
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2019-02-07
To House Agriculture and Land Use Committee
ORSB745IntroDirects Department of Human Services to conduct annual in-person case planning with ward 14 years of age or older during which department informs ward that ward is eligible for transition services and provides ward with assistance in applying for tra...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB756IntroAppropriates moneys to Department of Environmental Quality to award grant under ORS 454.779 and cover administrative costs necessary to implement ORS 454.779. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2225IntroDefines "center of the subject tract" for siting certain permissible forest dwellings. Prohibits forest dwellings that would not have been permitted before January 1, 1993, or are sited in fire hazard or groundwater limited areas. Exempts state, agen...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture and Land Use Committee
ORHB2617IntroAllows owners in planned communities or condominiums to record open association meetings unless prohibited by declarations or bylaws.
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
ORSB471IntroRequires 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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2019-02-05
To Senate Business and General Government Committee
ORHCR12IntroDesignates rescued shelter dogs and cats as official state pet.
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2019-02-04
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2804IntroProhibits retail pet store from selling or offering to sell dog, cat or rabbit acquired from source other than animal shelter or rescue organization. Imposes record keeping and signage requirements regarding dogs, cats and rabbits sold or offered for...
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2019-02-04
To House Business and Labor Committee
ORHB2824IntroEstablishes Oregon Youth Council. Directs council to advise Governor on issues affecting youth, including civic engagement, education and youth violence.
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2019-02-04
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2829IntroEstablishes Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund. Appropriates fund moneys to State Department of Fish and Wildlife for carrying out activities serving to protect, maintain or enhance fish and wildlife resources in Oregon. Establishes Oregon Conse...
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2019-02-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2835IntroEstablishes public right to recreational use of certain public use waterways. Declares policies of State of Oregon related to recreational use of surface waters. Authorizes use of public bridge, county road or certain state highway right of way to ga...
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2019-02-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2841IntroAllows State Department of Fish and Wildlife to refuse disclosure of information relevant to department ability to manage or protect described fish or wildlife species or individual members or populations of species. Exempts information from disclosu...
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2019-02-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2834IntroRequires State Department of Fish and Wildlife, in consultation with Department of Transportation, to develop Wildlife Corridor and Safe Road Crossing Action Plan for use by state agencies. Specifies certain content for inclusion in plan. Requires pe...
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2019-02-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2242IntroAuthorizes Public Utility Commission to consider differential energy burden and other inequities of affordability in rates. Authorizes public utilities to enter agreements to provide financial assistance for organizations to represent in regulatory p...
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2019-01-31
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHCR9IntroSupports development of closed-loop pump storage projects. Encourages Oregon utilities to use closed-loop pump storage.
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2019-01-29
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2687IntroProhibits transplant center from recommending that potential anatomical gift recipient who is medical marijuana patient be removed from list of potential recipients exclusively based on positive result of drug test for marijuana use.
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2019-01-29
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2743IntroFor purposes of taxpayer election of reduced tax rate for certain pass-through income, reduces tax rates, reduces maximum eligible income and modifies employment requirements. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2020. Takes effect o...
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2019-01-25
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB2774IntroProhibits county's governing body from charging more than $1,000 for appeal of most land use decisions unless appeal costs are within estimate and itemization of county's limited and specified costs.
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2019-01-25
To House Agriculture and Land Use Committee
ORHB2329IntroModifies definition of "energy facility" for purposes of regulation of energy facilities by Energy Facility Siting Council. Broadens provisions for types of electric power generating plants that may elect to obtain site certificate from council if ot...
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2019-01-18
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2322IntroRequires Land Conservation and Development Commission to amend statewide land use planning goals related to energy to incorporate development of renewable energy facilities and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to match state energy policies.
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2019-01-18
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2233IntroProvides for regulation by Oregon Liquor Control Commission of consumption and sale of marijuana items at temporary events, including licensure of premises at which temporary events are conducted. Creates local option for cities and counties. Provide...
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2019-01-18
To House Economic Development Committee
ORHB2616IntroDirects Public Employees Retirement Board to reimburse certain recipient of reduced payment under Public Employees Retirement System if recipient establishes that payment was subject to Oregon personal income tax. Makes increase in benefits occurring...
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2019-01-18
To House Business and Labor Committee
ORHB2301IntroAllows Oregon Liquor Control Commission to enter into interstate agreements with agencies of other states for purpose of ensuring multistate enforcement of standards for wine consistent with standards of state where wine was produced.
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2019-01-18
To House Economic Development Committee
ORSB583IntroRequires State Department of Fish and Wildlife to conduct study regarding potential benchmarks for designation and protection of wildlife corridors. Requires department to report study findings and recommendations to interim committee of Legislative ...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources 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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2019-01-17
To Senate Education Committee
ORSB244IntroModifies and creates laws related to outfitters and guides and charter boats.
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2019-01-15
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources 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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2019-01-15
To House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORSB263IntroProvides that student who legally entered United States under Compact of Free Association treaty between United States and Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands or Federated States of Micronesia qualifies for exemption from nonresident ...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB2706IntroEstablishes COFA Dental Program in Oregon Health Authority to provide dental care to low-income citizens of Pacific Islands in Compact of Free Association who reside in Oregon and lack access to affordable dental coverage. Specifies eligibility requi...
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2019-01-15
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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2019-01-15
To House Economic Development Committee
ORHB2618IntroRequires State Department of Energy to adopt by rule program for providing rebates for purchase, construction or installation of residential and commercial solar electric systems and paired solar and storage systems. Sets forth rebate limits under pr...
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2019-01-15
To House Energy and Environment Committee
ORHB2688IntroRequires original equipment manufacturer to make available to owner of digital electronic equipment or independent repair provider on fair and reasonable terms any part, tool, service manual or other device, implement or information that original equ...
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2019-01-15
To House Business and Labor Committee
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