Oregon Senator Lynn Findley [R]

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ORSB1553Engross
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The 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). [Digest: The Act requires the OHA to study the problems in this stat...
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2024-02-29
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:00 am]
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 8:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB4146Engross
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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 26 @ 1:30 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORHB4111Intro
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The Act makes all farm machinery tax exempt. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.1). Removes the requirement that farm machinery and equipment be tangible personal property for the purposes of exemption from ad valorem property taxation. Takes effect on th...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 8:30 am]
To House Revenue Committee
ORSB1567Engross
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The 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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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Agriculture, Land Use, Natural Resources, and Water Committee
ORHB4090Engross
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Removes EFSC power over a project that makes clean power or is a power line, is only on U.S. lands and is reviewed under NEPA. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.0). Prohibits the Energy Facility Siting Council from exercising jurisdiction over or requiri...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Energy and Environment Committee
ORSCR213Intro
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Honors the life and memory of Ken Leisten. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.8). Recognizes and honors Specialist Ken "Kenny" Leisten (1984-2004) for his service to his country.
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB4133Intro
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The Act makes changes related to a forest products tax. The Act creates a new fund related to wildfire costs. The Act makes changes related to forest protection districts. The Act makes changes related to fees for fire protection. The Act makes chang...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:30 am]
To House Revenue Committee
ORSB1545Intro
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The Act would grant a property tax break to destroyed homes that were rebuilt after the 2020 wildfires. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.6). Authorizes a county to allow a homestead rebuilt by the same owner on the same lot to replace the homestead dest...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Finance and Revenue 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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2024-02-23
Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
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
ORSB1562Intro
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The Act raises the amount of money that is put in a reserve fund every two years. It raises the maximum amount of money that can be held in the reserve fund. (Flesch Readability Score: 74.2). Increases the maximum amount of the biennial transfer to t...
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2024-02-22
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
ORSB1556Intro
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The Act requires ODOT to study a section of U.S. Highway 30. ODOT must make a report of the study and share its findings with the JCT. ODOT may start work on the study 91 days after sine die. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.9). Requires the Department ...
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2024-02-22
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1561Intro
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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.
ORSB1543Intro
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The Act lowers weight-mile taxes. The Act limits ODOT spending on certain things. Becomes law 91 days from sine die. (Flesch Readability Score: 77.3). Decreases weight-mile taxes. Limits certain expenditures by the Department of Transportation. Takes...
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2024-02-20
To Joint Transportation Committee
ORHB4107Intro
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The Act provides that payment for loss or injury to livestock or working dogs must be based on a multiplier of fair market value. The Act caps payment. The Act removes payment for lost livestock. (Flesch Readability Score: 69.3). Provides that compen...
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2024-02-20
To House Agriculture, Land Use, Natural Resources, and Water Committee
ORSB1579Intro
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The Act creates a new fund for a current grant program that provides moneys for child abuse response programs. The Act directs DOJ to create a one-time grant program to expand access to services and supports from CACs. The Act creates a task force to...
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2024-02-19
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORHB4156Intro
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The Act makes changes to crimes related to stalking. The Act also changes the definitions for stalking laws. The Act takes effect on July 1, 2024. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.3). Modifies definitions pertaining to stalking orders and stalking offen...
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2024-02-16
To Joint Ways and Means Committee
ORSB1542Intro
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Raises exemption and filing thresholds for CAT tax. Exempts health care reimbursements. Starts with tax year 2025. Becomes law 91 days from sine die. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.2). Increases the exempt amount and filing threshold for purposes of t...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
ORSB1555Intro
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The Act creates new drug crimes and increases penalties for some drug offenses. The Act makes other changes to Ballot Measure 110, including changes to treatment funding. The Act also creates a new diversion program and a process for setting aside ce...
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2024-02-07
To Joint Addiction and Community Safety Response Committee
ORHB4142Intro
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The Act restricts pretrial release for persons who commit a new felony sex crime while on pretrial release for a felony sex crime. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.9). Provides that when a person is c...
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2024-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB4120Intro
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The 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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2024-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB4046Intro
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This Act allows rural residents to build an extra house for their families. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4). Allows an occupying homeowner outside of an urban growth boundary to site one additional family dwelling unit on the tract of the home. Take...
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2024-02-05
To House Housing and Homelessness Committee
ORSB1589Intro
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Makes voting in person the normal method for voting. Requires voters to show picture ID when voting or requesting a ballot. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.2). Makes in-person voting on the date of an election the standard method for conducting an elec...
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2024-02-05
To Senate Rules Committee
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