Oregon Senator Sara Gelser [D]

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ORHB2816IntroEstablishes Task Force on Integrated Pest Management to study coordination of integrated pest management in public universities and state agencies. Requires report to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to public health not later than S...
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2019-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Agriculture and Land Use Committee
ORSB438IntroAllows person issued disabled parking permit to park in parking space otherwise reserved for residents.
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2019-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Business and General Government Committee
ORSB487IntroProhibits insurers from using credit history or insurance score to decline coverage of, rerate or otherwise determine eligibility for motor vehicle insurance. Becomes operative January 1, 2020. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Business and General Government Committee
ORSB490IntroAdds individuals who have operated child care facility in violation of child care facility or Central Background Registry law to list of individuals who are prohibited from providing child care for five years. Prohibits permanently from providing chi...
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2019-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB483IntroRequires Oregon State Lottery, in event of error, malfunction or failure that causes winnings to go unclaimed, to stop use of faulty equipment or software and attempt to pay unclaimed winnings to players. Requires Oregon State Lottery to make biennia...
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2019-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 8:00 am]
To Senate Business and General Government Committee
ORSB474IntroModifies length of time of parental desertion or abandonment of child resulting in forfeiture of parent's intestate share of child's estate and parent's interest in property transferred from child to parent by transfer on death deed. Modifies burden ...
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2019-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORSB495IntroProhibits use of dogs in correctional facilities for other than specified purposes.
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2019-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Judiciary 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
ORHB2689IntroRequires Oregon Health Authority to design and, with federal approval, implement program to import wholesale prescription drugs from Canada. Specifies conditions and requirements. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health Care 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
ORSB52IntroRequires school district to adopt policy on student suicide prevention. Prescribes requirements of policy. Directs school district to adopt policy by beginning of 2020-2021 school year. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
ORSB485IntroDirects Oregon Health Authority to collaborate with certain schools and facilities when developing plan for communication following suspected suicide. Directs schools attended by individual at time of individual's death to report to authority regardi...
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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB2941IntroDirects Higher Education Coordinating Commission to require each mental health provider preparation program in this state to prepare plan to recruit and graduate diverse mental health providers.
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2019-02-15
To House Education Committee
ORHB2215EngrossAdds to rights of persons with mental illness committed to Oregon Health Authority, right to reasonable privacy and security in resting, sleeping, dressing, bathing, personal hygiene and toileting. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORHB2932IntroProhibits court from inquiring into defendant's immigration status or requiring defendant to disclose defendant's immigration status at time of plea or at any other time during criminal proceeding. Requires court to allow defendant, upon request, add...
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
ORSB790IntroIncreases total amount allowed in tax year to all taxpayers as tax credits for donations to fiduciary organizations for distribution to individual development accounts. Increases maximum percentage of taxpayer donation for which credit may be allowed...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB789IntroProvides funding to peer-run organizations in Portland metropolitan area, southern Oregon region and eastern and central Oregon region to operate peer respite centers to provide peer respite services to individuals with mental illness who experience ...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Health Care Committee
ORSCR22IntroCommends 2018 national champion Oregon State University Beavers baseball team for outstanding season.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB2935IntroRequires pharmacies to notify person to whom prescription drug is dispensed of availability of prescription reader. Specifies criteria for prescription reader offered to person who is blind. Defines "prescription reader." Requires State Board of Phar...
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2019-02-14
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2940IntroEstablishes pilot program for purpose of increasing number of public school students who are served by school social workers. Sunsets pilot program on June 30, 2024. Appropriates moneys for pilot program. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-02-14
To House Education Committee
ORHB2947IntroRequires Department of Human Services to present options for living independently to adults with developmental disabilities who need placement. Requires department to train case managers on various housing options and provide list of resources for ob...
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2019-02-14
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORSB489IntroEncourages school districts to collaborate and enter into agreements with law enforcement and providers of social media websites and applications for purpose of responding to acts of cyberbullying. Directs Department of Education to conduct evaluatio...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Education Committee
ORSB241IntroExtends sunset for tax credit for crop donation. Increases percentage of wholesale price allowed as amount of credit. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2019. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
ORSB497IntroLowers high school grade point average required to participate in Oregon Promise program from 2.5 to 2.0. Permits recipient of program grant to be enrolled in courses for less than half-time if recipient can demonstrate that recipient has paid employ...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB2899IntroPrescribes requirements for removal of student from classroom or school setting by school employees or law enforcement. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-02-13
To House Education Committee
ORHB2897IntroEstablishes Early Childhood Equity Fund. Authorizes Early Learning Division to make grants from fund for purpose of supporting culturally specific early learning, early childhood and parent support programs in this state. Takes effect on 91st day fol...
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2019-02-13
To House Education Committee
ORSB492IntroProclaims state policy to provide aids, benefits and services to persons with disabilities who are parents or guardians. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB493IntroEstablishes Oregon Human Rights Commission to safeguard dignity and basic human rights of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Requires commission to establish by rule system for statewide regional advisory committees to provi...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB491IntroTransfers from Department of Human Services to Oregon Community Foundation responsibility for administering Fairview housing trust. Transfers unexpended balance of moneys in Community Housing Trust Account to Oregon Community Foundation for purpose o...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORSB726IntroMakes unlawful employment practice for employer to request employee to enter agreement that would prevent employee from disclosing or discussing conduct that constitutes unlawful discrimination, including sexual assault. Allows civil and administrati...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Workforce Committee
ORSB496IntroRequires school districts to ensure that all students of school district have equal access to educational facilities. Prohibits certain requirements or restrictions from being imposed on alternative education students, English language learners or sp...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Education Committee
ORHB2884IntroRequires vision examination as part of evaluation before initially receiving special education.
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2019-02-11
To House Education 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
ORSJR20IntroProposes amendment to Oregon Constitution providing for same day voter registration. Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at next regular general election.
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2019-02-08
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHB2667IntroEstablishes Adult Suicide Intervention and Prevention Coordinator within Oregon Health Authority. Specifies responsibilities. Requires development of strategic plan to address suicides by adults and develop intervention strategies. Requires strategic...
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2019-02-07
To House Health Care Committee
ORSB488IntroRequires Department of Corrections and local correctional facilities to offer immunization against influenza virus to each inmate and prisoner. Requires department and facilities to schedule appointment to receive immunization for each inmate and pri...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORSB498IntroRequires Department of Corrections to adopt rules that prohibit correctional facilities, and requires cities and counties to adopt ordinances that prohibit local correctional facilities, from having contract with provider of telephone services under ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORHB2332IntroDirects Governor to provide staff support for Governor's Child Foster Care Advisory Commission. Appropriates moneys to commission for compensation and expense reimbursement for commission members.
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2019-02-06
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORHB2337IntroEstablishes Foster Parent Ombudsman in Department of Human Services and prescribes duties. Establishes Foster Parent Ombudsman Advisory Committee to monitor ombudsman, advise Governor and Legislative Assembly on ombudsman and nominate individuals to ...
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2019-02-06
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORSB758IntroIncreases percentage of federal earned income credit allowable as credit against Oregon personal income tax. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2020, and before January 1, 2026. Extends sunset for earned income tax credit. Takes ef...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Workforce 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
ORHB2815IntroDirects Department of Corrections to enter into written agreement with nonprofit organization to jointly establish prison-based animal program to provide inmates with opportunity to develop pet care vocational skills. Requires department to adopt rul...
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2019-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB2814IntroRequires certain insurers to reimburse cost of specified services provided by local mental health authorities. Requires coordinated care organization to contract with counties to reimburse cost of specified services provided to members of coordinated...
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2019-02-04
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2828IntroProvides that certain hearsay statements related to certain sex crimes are not inadmissible in evidence even though declarant is available as witness. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2019-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB2813IntroDirects Oregon Health Authority and specified professional regulatory boards to require licensees regulated by authority or board to complete six hours of continuing education related to suicide risk assessment, treatment and management every six yea...
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2019-02-04
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2837IntroRequires Department of Human Services to adopt by rule program that provides financial assistance to recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance for purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables from participating farmers' markets, farm share si...
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2019-02-04
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORHB2849IntroHeightens standards for taking child into protective custody with or without court order. Permits application for protective custody order by declaration or sworn oral statement. Permits person conducting child abuse investigation involving child wit...
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2019-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB2843IntroRequires counties to develop community mental health action plans to identify and address mental health concerns. Not later than January 1, 2021, requires counties to submit community mental health action plans to Oregon Health Authority. Directs aut...
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2019-02-04
To House Health Care Committee
ORSB478IntroProhibits campaign moneys and public moneys from being used to make payments in connection with nondisclosure agreement relating to harassment in workplace. Prohibits public official or candidate from using moneys received from third parties to make ...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Workforce Committee
ORSB731IntroAuthorizes recognized student government of community college or public university, or member of recognized student government, to make statement or issue resolution to promote or oppose gathering of signatures on initiative or referendum petition or...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Education Committee
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