Oregon Senator Sara Gelser Blouin [D]

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ORHB2835PassRequires each community college and public university to hire benefits navigator to assist students in determining eligibility and applying for federal, state and local benefits programs. Requires each community college and public university to hire ...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 621, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 27, 2021.
ORHB2409PassProhibits homeowners associations from requiring application of pesticide on owner's property except as necessary for ecological or public health. Prohibits homeowners associations from requiring application of pesticide on owner's property except as...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 64, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
ORHB2682PassRequires person that rents utility vehicle to contracting agency to provide records that describe in detail results of most recent inspection that person performed or had performed on utility vehicle's traction, structure, power train, control compon...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 234, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB2544PassAuthorizes Department of Human Services to award two-year grants to organizations that provide services to unaccompanied homeless youth and to organizations that operate host home projects for unaccompanied homeless youth. Authorizes Department of Hu...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 531, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB3026PassDirects Department of Transportation to waive fee for issuing, renewing or replacing identification card if person who is issued card is experiencing homelessness. Directs Department of Transportation to waive fee for issuing, renewing or replacing i...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 249, (2021 Laws): Effective date June 11, 2021.
ORHB2417PassExpands crisis stabilization services, including crisis stabilization centers meeting criteria adopted by Oregon Health Authority by rule, short-term respite facilities, peer respite centers, behavioral health urgent care walk-in centers and crisis h...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 617, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 27, 2021.
ORHB2505PassDirects Governor's Child Foster Care Advisory Commission to establish Child Welfare Equity Advisory Committee to advise commission and Department of Human Services regarding equitable provision of child welfare services. Directs Governor's Child Fost...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 457, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
ORHB2985PassDirects Department of Transportation to ensure that membership of advisory committees reflects racial and ethnic and ability composition of Oregon. Directs Department of Transportation to ensure that membership of advisory committees reflects racial ...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 15, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
ORHB3041PassRemoves "gender identity" from definition of "sexual orientation" in ORS 174.100 and creates standalone definition of "gender identity" in ORS 174.100. Removes "gender identity" from definition of "sexual orientation" in ORS 174.100 and creates stand...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 367, (2021 Laws): Effective date June 23, 2021.
ORHB3178PassTemporarily removes condition for being deemed "unemployed" that individual's weekly remuneration for part-time work must be less than individual's weekly unemployment insurance benefit amount. Temporarily removes condition for being deemed "unemploy...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 30, (2021 Laws): Effective date May 17, 2021.
ORHB3389PassExtends look-back period used to determine Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund solvency level from 10 years to 20 years. Extends look-back period used to determine Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund solvency level from 10 years to 20 years. Provid...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 638, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB2634PassAllows surviving spouse or disabled heir of individual whose homestead was granted deferral under homestead property tax deferral program to continue deferral without having owned or occupied homestead for five years. Allows surviving spouse or disab...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 535, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB3265PassProhibits law enforcement agency or public body from denying services, benefits, privileges or opportunities to certain individuals on basis of federal civil immigration actions, inquiring about individual's citizenship status without connection to c...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 550, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 19, 2021.
ORHB2914PassDesignates April of each year as Arab-American Heritage Month. Designates April of each year as Arab-American Heritage Month.
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2021-09-25
Chapter 538, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
ORHB2842PassEstablishes Healthy Homes Program within the Oregon Health Authority to provide grants to entities to provide financial assistance to low income households and landlords. Establishes Healthy Homes Program within the Oregon Health Authority to provide...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 622, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB3073PassChanges name of Early Learning Division to Department of Early Learning and Care. Changes name of Early Learning Division to Department of Early Learning and Care. Establishes Department of Early Learning and Care as state agency that is separate fro...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 631, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 27, 2021.
ORHB2949PassRequires Oregon Health Authority to provide incentives to increase recruitment and retention of mental health workforce, including pipeline development, scholarships for undergraduates and stipends for graduate students, loan repayments and retention...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 677, (2021 Laws): Effective date August 06, 2021.
ORHB2980PassRequires Oregon Health Authority to provide funding to peer-run organizations in Portland metropolitan area, southern Oregon region, Oregon coast and eastern and central Oregon region to operate peer respite centers to provide peer respite services t...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 626, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 27, 2021.
ORHB3352PassRenames Health Care for All Oregon Children program as Cover All People program and expands eligibility to adults who would qualify for Medicaid-funded state medical assistance program but for their immigration status. Renames Health Care for All Ore...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 554, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB3294PassRequires every public education provider to provide both tampons and sanitary pads at no cost to students. Requires every public education provider to provide both tampons and sanitary pads at no cost to students. Phases in requirement. Provides fund...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 635, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 27, 2021.
ORHB2021PassRequires retail electricity providers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with electricity sold to Oregon consumers to 80 percent below baseline emissions levels by 2030, 90 percent below baseline emissions levels by 2035 and 100 percent be...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 508, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB3159PassRequires coordinated care organization, health care provider or health insurer to collect from patient, client or member data on race, ethnicity, preferred spoken and written languages, disability status, sexual orientation and gender identity. Requi...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 549, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORHB2362PassRequires approval from Department of Consumer and Business Services or Oregon Health Authority before any mergers, acquisitions, contracts or affiliations of health care entities and other entities if entities meet or exceed specified thresholds in a...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 615, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
ORHB3046PassSpecifies behavioral health treatment that must be provided by coordinated care organizations and covered by group health insurance and individual health plans and restricts utilization review criteria for behavioral health treatment. Specifies behav...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 629, (2021 Laws): Effective date January 01, 2022.
ORHB3045PassExtends sunset on requirement that Oregon Health Authority reimburse cost of mental health drugs in medical assistance program. Extends sunset on requirement that Oregon Health Authority reimburse cost of mental health drugs in medical assistance pro...
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2021-09-25
Chapter 628, (2021 Laws): Effective date September 25, 2021.
ORSB567PassIncludes as unlawful practice medical provider's denial of treatment that is likely to benefit patient based on patient's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Includes as unlawful practice medical...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, July 19, 2021.
ORSB553PassProvides 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 and who has not previously established re...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, July 27, 2021.
ORSB710PassModifies allowed and prohibited uses of restraint of children in care by certain programs. Modifies allowed and prohibited uses of restraint of children in care by certain programs. Directs certain facilities to establish procedures to be followed wh...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, September 1, 2021.
ORSB714PassRequires Department of Human Services to establish specified requirements for use of acuity-based staffing tool by residential care facilities. Requires Department of Human Services to establish specified requirements for use of acuity-based staffing...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, September 25, 2021.
ORSB749PassRequires residential care referral agent to be registered with Department of Human Services. Requires residential care referral agent to be registered with Department of Human Services. Imposes certain requirements on residential care referral agents...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, July 19, 2021.
ORSB428PassExtends for one year sunset on Task Force on Universal Health Care and extends deadline for task force to submit recommendations to Legislative Assembly. Extends for one year sunset on Task Force on Universal Health Care and extends deadline for task...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, July 19, 2021.
ORSB759PassDirects presiding officers of each house of Legislative Assembly to represent legislative department in collective bargaining negotiations with legislative department employee bargaining units. Directs Legislative Administrator] presiding officers of...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB792PassExempts from disclosure as public record personally identifiable information about child under age of 16 years that is submitted to State Fish and Wildlife Commission or agent of commission to obtain license, tag or permit under wildlife laws. Exempt...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, July 27, 2021.
ORSB778PassEstablishes Office of Immigrant and Refugee Advancement to operate statewide immigrant and refugee integration strategy. Establishes Office of Immigrant and Refugee Advancement to implement and oversee] operate statewide immigrant and refugee integra...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, July 19, 2021.
ORSB703PassAdds direct care worker or representative of direct care worker to Quality Measurement Council. Adds direct care worker or representative of direct care worker to Quality Measurement Council. Requires residential care facility to update uniform discl...
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2021-08-20
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB707PassDirects Department of Human Services to provide certain notices to children and wards whom department placed in out-of-state residential facilities between January 1, 2016, and June 30, 2020, and upon request to provide representatives of children an...
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2021-08-18
Effective date, July 14, 2021.
ORSB580PassAmends definition of "employment relations" to include class size and caseload limits as mandatory collective bargaining subjects in schools that qualify for certain federal assistance. Amends definition of "employment relations" to include class siz...
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2021-08-18
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB863PassAuthorizes rural fire protection district to acquire real property or easement for purpose of establishing fire evacuation route, to construct or maintain fire evacuation route or to participate in agreement related to fire evacuation route. Authoriz...
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2021-08-18
Effective date, July 14, 2021.
ORSB562PassIncorporates certain provisions of federal Indian Child Welfare Act into Oregon laws relating to youth offenders adjudicated for status offenses and to adoptions. Declares that person may not be disqualified from service as child welfare service prov...
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2021-07-07
Effective date, September 25, 2021.
ORSCR10PassIn memoriam: Senator Jackie Winters, 1937-2019. In memoriam: Senator Jackie Winters, 1937-2019.
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2021-07-01
Filed With Secretary of State.
ORSB569PassMakes unlawful employment practice for employer to require employee or prospective employee to possess or present valid driver license as condition of employment or continuation of employment. Makes unlawful employment practice for employer to requir...
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2021-06-30
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB556PassSpecifies that on-site inspections must be in person for health care facilities, home health agencies, residential care facilities, adult foster homes, hospice programs and qualified residential treatment programs. Specifies that on-site inspections ...
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2021-06-30
Effective date, June 15, 2021.
ORSB558PassProhibits insurance policy or contract that provides coverage for prescription drug to require prescription for drug prescribed for medical assistance recipient to be filled or refilled at mail order pharmacy or to require prescription to be filled o...
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2021-06-30
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB748PassRequires Public Employees' Benefit Board, Oregon Educators Benefit Board and private insurers to provide insurance coverage to adult disabled children of insureds under certain circumstances. Requires Public Employees' Benefit Board, Oregon Educators...
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2021-06-30
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB483PassCreates rebuttable presumption that person violated prohibition against retaliation or discrimination against employee or prospective employee if person takes certain action against employee or prospective employee within 60 days after employee or pr...
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2021-06-30
Effective date, June 15, 2021.
ORSB398PassCreates crime of intimidation by display of a noose. Creates crime of intimidation by display of a noose. Punishes by maximum of 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both.
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2021-06-30
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB781PassModifies provisions relating to providing results of tests to patients. Modifies provisions relating to providing results of tests to patients.
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2021-06-30
Effective date, January 1, 2022.
ORSB557FailEstablishes 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, qualify for medical assistance through Oregon Supplemental Income Program...
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2021-06-26
In committee upon adjournment.
ORSB568FailDirects Department of Justice to adopt procedures for payment of crime victims' counsel for representation of child crime victims. Directs Department of Justice to adopt procedures for payment of crime victims' counsel for representation of child cri...
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2021-06-26
In committee upon adjournment.
ORHB2760FailDefines "Regional Health Equity Coalition" and "Regional Health Equity Coalition model." Requires Oregon Health Authority to work with Regional Health Equity Coalitions and groups utilizing Regional Health Equity Coalition model throughout state. Def...
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2021-06-26
In committee upon adjournment.
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