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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB4045IntroducedThe Act makes district attorneys, and some forensic science workers who work for OSP, police officers under PERS. The Act lowers the age at which some police and firefighters can retire. The Act makes a new class of employees in PERS for people who w...
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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#2HB4015EngrossedPermits a person who wants to build a battery energy storage system (BESS) to choose to use EFSC for the siting of the BESS. Permits the ruling body of a local body after talking with the person who wants to build a BESS to choose to use EFSC for the...
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2024-02-27
#3HB4137EngrossedAllows a student who has finished an IB program to not have to meet some requirements for a high school diploma. (Flesch Readability Score: 64.6). Directs the State Board of Education to adopt rules by which a student who has completed an Internation...
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2024-02-27
Carried over to 02-28 by unanimous consent.
#4SB1516IntroducedThe Act creates the Ireland Trade Commission. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.7). Establishes the Ireland Trade Commission. Takes effect on the 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2024-02-15
#5HB4020EngrossedThe Act makes all people who apply to be a notary public take a course before taking the required test. (Flesch Readability Score: 64.6). Requires an applicant for a commission as a notary public to complete a course of study offered by the Secretary...
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2024-02-29
#6HB4134IntroducedThis Act makes DAS give money to cities for infrastructure to support housing. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4). Requires the Oregon Department of Administrative Services to provide grants to cities for specified infrastructure projects that will ben...
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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#7SCR210EngrossedHonors the life and memory of Mike Donahue. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2) In memoriam: Mike Donahue, 1946-2023.
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2024-02-27
Speaker signed.
#8HB4132IntroducedThe 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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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#9SB1569IntroducedThe 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
#10SB1515EnrolledMakes changes to laws related to paid and unpaid family and medical leave. The Act takes effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 68.7). Directs the Employment Department to collaborate with the Bureau of Labor and Industries to ...
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2024-02-27
Third reading. Carried by Nosse. Passed. Ayes, 48; Nays, 5--Chaichi, Diehl, Reschke, Stout, Yunker; Excused, 1--Boshart Davis; Excused for Business of the House, 6--Bowman, Helm, Javadi, Owens, Scharf, Speaker Rayfield.
#11HB4019EngrossedThe Act sets the date, time and processes for the meeting of electors of the President and Vice President of the United States. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Provides for the date and time of the convening of electors of the President and Vice Pr...
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2024-02-27
#12SB1522IntroducedThe Act repeals the statutes that allowed a person to be ordered by a court to stay in a facility against their will on the basis of having an IDD. The Act forbids a public body from denying services meant for persons with mental illness on the basis...
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2024-02-28
Returned to Full Committee.
#13SB1536IntroducedThe Act says that no one may perform an abortion on a person unless a health care worker finds that the person is less than 15 weeks pregnant, unless the abortion is needed because of an urgent health need, rape or incest. The Act describes when an u...
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2024-02-05
#14HB4147EngrossedAuthorizes the use of stop arm cameras on school buses to record people who do not stop for bus safety lights. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.6). Permits an education provider to have stop arm cameras on school buses for the purpose of recording perso...
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2024-02-27
#15HB4083EngrossedThe 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
#16HB4026IntroducedTells the Secretary of State to study voting. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.2). Requires the Secretary of State to study how to improve voter access in this state. Directs the secretary to submit the findings to the interim committees of the Legislat...
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2024-02-27
#17HB4102EngrossedThis Act specifies the sources of moneys in the Natural and Working Lands Fund. (Flesch Readability Score: 71.7). Specifies the sources of moneys in the Natural and Working Lands Fund. Takes effect on the 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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2024-02-27
#18HB4049IntroducedThis Act directs OSU to study PFAS in biosolids that are spread on farm fields that do not produce crops for human food. The Act directs OSU to submit a final report by Sept. 1, 2027. (Flesch Readability Score: 64.0). [Digest: This Act directs OSU to...
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2024-02-16
#19HCR202EngrossedHonors Dick Tobiason and all of his work for veterans. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.3). Expresses gratefulness to Oregon veterans' advocate Dick Tobiason.
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2024-02-27
Second reading.
#20SB1571EngrossedThe 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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2024-02-29
#21HB4013EngrossedThis Act excludes glass wine containers from a law that tells producers to take steps to dispose of their packaging. The exclusion lasts for one year. (Flesch Readability Score: 76.5). [Digest: This Act tells the DEQ not to enforce certain laws relat...
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2024-02-27
#22SB1548IntroducedFor the part of the state in the Pacific Time Zone, stops the one-hour change of time in the spring and fall of each year and keeps the zone at standard time year-round. (Flesch Readability Score: 73.3). For the part of the state located in the Pacif...
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2024-02-27
Work Session held.
#23SCR208EngrossedHonors a music group for promoting the arts in Oregon. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.3). Commemorates the 25th anniversary of the founding of Inland Northwest Musicians.
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2024-02-27
Speaker signed.
#24SB1509EngrossedThe Act stops the lottery for Columbia River gillnet fishing permits. The Act directs an agency to start a work group to make suggestions on creating a program for buying the permits from willing sellers. The Act directs the agency to report on the s...
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2024-02-27
#25HCR203EngrossedHonors the ways Oregon and Taiwan have worked together over the years. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.7). Reaffirms the State of Oregon's commitment to its relationship with Taiwan.
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2024-02-28
Recommendation: Do adopt.
#26HB4119EngrossedThe Act adds protections for payments related to student athletes. The Act declares an emergency. The Act becomes law when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 64.7). Enhances the protections for post-secondary institutions of education,...
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2024-02-27
#27HB4098IntroducedThe 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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2024-02-29
#28HB4108IntroducedRequires a health care worker who is present when a child is born alive after an abortion to give the same level of care as if the child was born alive after a normal birth. Makes it a crime if a health care worker knowingly or recklessly does not do...
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2024-02-05
#29SCR209IntroducedHonors the life and memory of Joanne Russell Verger. (Flesch Readability Score: 66.1). In memoriam: Joanne Russell Verger, 1930-2023.
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2024-02-29
#30HB4140IntroducedThe Act tells DOJ to include in future budget requests amounts to fund various programs that help victims of crime. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 70.3). [Digest: The Act gives money to the DOJ to fund...
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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#31HB4065IntroducedThe Act would create a fund for grants to developers of affordable housing. (Flesch Readability Score: 63.4). Authorizes cities and counties to adopt a program for awarding grants to developers of affordable housing and moderate income housing projec...
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2024-02-05
#32SCR213IntroducedHonors 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
#33HB4121IntroducedThe Act makes new laws about marijuana and hemp and changes some laws about marijuana and hemp. (Flesch Readability Score: 60.1). Directs the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission, in consultation with the State Department of Agriculture, to create a...
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2024-02-29
#34HB4032IntroducedThe Act takes away the demand for certain judge candidates' names to be marked as "incumbent" on a ballot. (Flesch Readability Score: 62.8). Removes the requirement that the word "incumbent" appear on a ballot along with the name of incumbent candida...
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2024-02-29
#35HB4050IntroducedThe Act removes an exception to the state law concerning pay equity requirements. The Act changes the law to add to the list of factors that an employer can use as a reason for a pay differential. The Act becomes effective when the Governor signs it....
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2024-02-14
#36SB1527EngrossedChanges accounts for first-time home buyers, for accounts starting in 2025. Requires taxpayer to keep records. Changes rules for banks. Becomes law 91 days from sine die. (Flesch Readability Score: 62.1). Modifies provisions governing first-time home...
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2024-02-29
#37HB4151IntroducedThe 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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2024-02-28
Returned to Full Committee.
#38SB1567EngrossedThe 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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2024-02-28
Recommendation: Do pass.
#39HB4043EngrossedThe Act creates a new crime of interfering with an animal cruelty investigation. The Act makes certain changes to current animal cruelty laws. The Act allows a person who is banned from owning or living with an animal to ask to change the ban. (Flesc...
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2024-02-27
#40HB4126IntroducedAllows cities and counties to impose rent control. The Act goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 70.8). Repeals the prohibition on local rent control. Declares an emergency, effective on passage.
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2024-02-05
#41HB4129IntroducedThe Act requires OHA and DHS to contract with no more than two agencies to provide agency with choice services. The Act defines the services that must be provided and the rights of individuals who receive the services. The Act requires the OHA and DH...
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2024-02-28
Returned to Full Committee.
#42SB1537IntroducedThe Act establishes HAPO to support and enforce housing laws; lets home builders use updated local rules; awards additional lawyer fees for housing appeals; gives grants and loans to encourage home building; creates a fund for grants to developers of...
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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#43SB1572IntroducedThe 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
#44SCR206IntroducedHonors the life and memory of Fred W. Heard. (Flesch Readability Score: 84.9). In memoriam: Fred W. Heard, 1940-2023.
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2024-02-27
Final reading. Carried by Knopp. Adopted. Ayes, 30.
#45SB1530IntroducedGives money to OHCS, OHA, DHS, DOE and DAS for programs. Goes into effect when the Governor signs it. (Flesch Readability Score: 81.4). Appropriates moneys to the Housing and Community Services Department, Oregon Health Authority, Department of Human...
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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#46HB4081IntroducedThe Act makes a program and an advisory board in the Oregon Health Authority to make it easier to get fast health care. (Flesch Readability Score: 61.4). Establishes the Emergency Medical Services Program and Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board...
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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#47SB1533IntroducedTells 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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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#48SB1595IntroducedThe 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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2024-02-28
Work Session scheduled.
#49SB1575EngrossedThe Act says that public bodies may not have certain terms in some types of construction contracts. (Flesch Readability Score: 75.1). [Provides that a public body may not include certain provisions relating to payment of defense costs] Limits a publi...
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2024-02-29
#50HB4035EngrossedThe Act allows more employment taxes to be used by the Employment Department. The Act takes effect on the 91st day after session ends. (Flesch Readability Score: 67.7). Increases the proportion of employer tax revenues paid into the Supplemental Empl...
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2024-02-27
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