Oregon Representative Gene Whisnant [R]

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ORHB2149IntroProvides for one-time, decreased vehicle registration fee for former prisoners of war.
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2017-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORHB2729IntroRequires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to work regularly with public universities and community colleges to analyze and evaluate effectiveness of previously adopted open educational resources and to increase number of open educational reso...
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2017-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
ORHB2782IntroAuthorizes issuance of bonds under Articles XI-G and XI-Q of Oregon Constitution to finance expansion of Oregon State University-Cascades campus. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
ORHJR10IntroProposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to vest power of impeachment of statewide elected Executive Branch officials in House of Representatives and power to try impeachments in Senate. Requires three-fifths majority vote of House of Representative...
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2017-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Rules Committee
ORSB187IntroDirects Department of Education to reimburse education provider for expenses incurred from providing vision screenings. Establishes Vision Health Account for purpose of making reimbursements. Appropriates moneys to Department of Education for deposit...
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2017-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
ORHJR6IntroProposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to increase number of Senators serving in Legislative Assembly to 36 and modifying Senate legislative districts to be coterminous with county boundaries. Refers proposed amendment to people for approval or re...
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2017-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2220IntroRemoves certain requirements veterans must meet prior to receiving high school diploma.
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2017-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
ORHB2221IntroRequires Oregon Health Authority and Department of Consumer and Business Services to report to Legislative Assembly each calendar quarter on implementation of requirements to reimburse cost of child abuse medical assessments conducted by community as...
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2017-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 8:00 am]
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORHB2219IntroDirects school districts and public charter schools to offer sufficient instruction in civics to ensure that every student who elects to receive instruction in civics is able to receive instruction. Takes effect July 1, 2018.
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2017-02-20
To House Education Committee
ORHB2229IntroRequires school districts to offer instruction in financial literacy. Directs school districts and public charter schools to offer sufficient instruction in financial literacy to ensure that every student who elects to receive instruction in financia...
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2017-02-20
To House Education Committee
ORSB594IntroRestores availability of tax credit for employment-related child care expenses and extends credit sunset. Increases amount of available child care credit by doubling applicable percentage of taxpayer's child care expenses allowed as credit. Applies t...
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2017-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Human Services Committee
ORHB2926IntroRequires drug testing for unlawful use of controlled substances of individual making initial application for unemployment insurance benefits if individual was terminated by most recent employer for unlawful use of controlled substances or suitable wo...
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2017-02-20
To House Business and Labor Committee
ORHB2925IntroCreates Task Force on Public Assistance Reform to study steps taken in Maine and Kansas to reduce public assistance expenditures. Directs task force to report findings, including recommendations for legislative changes, to interim committees of Legis...
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2017-02-20
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORHB2915IntroAllows employer to pay federal minimum wage to youth employee during employee's initial period of employment. Makes unlawful employment practice to displace higher wage-earning employee to pay lower rate.
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2017-02-20
To House Business and Labor Committee
ORHB2947IntroDirects specified state agencies to file annual report with interim committees of Legislative Assembly on general government affairs describing amount of federal funds received by agencies in preceding fiscal year and describing plan to operate agenc...
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2017-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2946IntroExpands definition of "state agency" for purposes of Oregon transparency website.
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2017-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ORHCR21IntroCommemorates 100th anniversary of Deschutes County's creation.
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2017-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2956IntroDirects Early Learning Council to conduct evaluation of Early Learning Hubs and submit report on evaluation each odd-numbered year. Requires additional evaluation and report in 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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2017-02-20
To House Early Childhood and Family Supports Committee
ORHB2963IntroModifies existing administrative rule review process to require legislative approval of newly adopted administrative rules in order for rules to take effect. Establishes process by which rules receive legislative consideration and approval or rejecti...
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2017-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2960IntroDirects Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to collect data concerning revenue from and costs of sales of recreational marijuana and present data to Joint Committee on Ways and Means and committees of Legislative Assembly related to revenue during eac...
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2017-02-20
First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
ORHB2961IntroEstablishes Homeownership Repair and Rehabilitation Program within Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide financial assistance to persons in low income households for repair and reha...
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2017-02-20
First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
ORHB2218IntroRequires that information concerning sex offenders convicted of certain offenses be released on website maintained by Department of State Police.
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2017-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB2547IntroAppropriates moneys from General Fund for operation of Gatekeeper program by Northwest Senior and Disability Services agency. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-02-16
To House Human Services and Housing Committee
ORHCR9IntroRecognizes and honors Technician Fifth Grade Robert Dale Maxwell for his long and faithful service to his state and country.
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2017-02-16
To House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORHB2100IntroProvides that portions of Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 shall be known as Oregon Medal of Honor Highway. Directs Department of Transportation to install roadside memorial signs that recognize and honor Oregon's Medal of Honor recipients. Takes effe...
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2017-02-16
To House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORHCR1IntroDesignates certain cities as "Medal of Honor" communities or cities.
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2017-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ORHCR10IntroCommends Bend Heroes Foundation for its work in recognizing and honoring veterans.
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2017-02-16
To House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORHB2894IntroPermits cities to determine likelihood of development or redevelopment of land during review or evaluation of comprehensive plan or urban growth boundary expansion. Permits cities to modify analysis for determination of 20-year buildable land supply ...
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2017-02-15
To House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2893IntroRequires city to evaluate for inclusion in urban growth boundary agricultural land consisting predominantly of certain soil classifications with other first priority lands. Directs Land Conservation and Development Commission to establish by rule cer...
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2017-02-15
To House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2910IntroRequires snowmobiles and certain all-terrain vehicles to cross highway at intersection or more than 100 feet from intersection. Permits road authority to authorize person in remote areas to operate all-terrain vehicle within portion of highway right ...
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2017-02-15
To House Transportation Policy Committee
ORSB796IntroDirects Department of Transportation to issue Oregon Wounded Warrior parking permits to qualified applicants. Defines "wounded warrior." Permits person issued Oregon Wounded Warrior parking permit or person transporting person issued parking permit t...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORHB2664IntroSpecifies criteria for licensing of extended stay centers and requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules. Requires authority and Department of Consumer and Business Services to convene extended stay center advisory group. Adjusts inappropriate s...
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2017-02-13
To House Health Care Committee
ORHB2863IntroEstablishes Oregon Constitutional Convention Delegation to represent Legislative Assembly at any constitutional convention convened pursuant to Article V of United States Constitution to consider balanced budget amendment to United States Constitutio...
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2017-02-10
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2880IntroFor purposes of determining which public buildings must comply with existing requirement to display Oregon State flag and National League of Families' POW/MIA flag, expands definition of "public building" to include all other county, municipal, schoo...
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2017-02-10
To House Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORSB700IntroSets limit on taxes due on homesteads of seniors living on fixed income equal to total amount of taxes due for property tax year preceding first property tax year for which relief allowed. Abates taxes in excess of limit. Takes effect on 91st day fol...
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2017-02-08
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
ORSB699IntroAdds status as peace officer or firefighter to list of characteristics of victim of crimes of intimidation in the second degree and intimidation in the first degree.
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2017-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ORHB2744IntroAmends definition of "tourism-related facility" to include improvements to real property that have substantial purpose of supporting, promoting or accommodating tourism or tourist activities. Provides that local governments may not decrease percentag...
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2017-02-07
To House Economic Development and Trade Committee
ORHJR14IntroDirects Chief Education Office to work with Department of Education and school district boards to ensure that school districts provide quality civics education. Directs office to summarize efforts to improve civics education.
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2017-02-07
To House Education Committee
ORHB2763IntroEstablishes Accomplished Teaching Program within Department of Education to encourage and assist teachers in earning national board certification. Establishes Accomplished Teaching Program Fund. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-02-07
To House Education Committee
ORHB2548IntroEstablishes Future Business Leaders Program within Department of Education. Directs State Board of Education to adopt rules to administer program. Creates Future Business Leaders Program Account within State Treasury for purpose of funding program.
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2017-02-06
To House Education Committee
ORHB2222IntroDirects Land Conservation and Development Commission to study potential conversion to regional land use planning process. Requires commission to report to interim legislative committee related to land use by January 15, 2018. Declares emergency, effe...
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2017-01-17
To House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
ORHB2545IntroAllows deception detection examination administrator to proctor deception detection examination. Clarifies that deception detection examination and deception detection examination administrator are exempt from provisions related to polygraph examiner...
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2017-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
ORHB2539IntroAllows personal income taxpayers to subtract amounts paid as interest on qualified education loans from taxable income. Applies to interest paid in tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2017, and before January 1, 2028. Takes effect on 91st day ...
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2017-01-17
To House Revenue Committee
ORHB2227IntroDirects Legislative Fiscal Officer to prepare fiscal impact statement on legislative measures reported out of committee that would have financial effect on small businesses in state. Transfers responsibility for revenue estimates upon which legislati...
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2017-01-17
To House Rules Committee
ORHB2226IntroAuthorizes Legislative Assembly to direct by joint resolution Attorney General to conduct preliminary investigation of matters involving alleged misconduct of executive branch personnel. Requires Attorney General to report findings of preliminary inv...
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2017-01-17
To House Rules Committee
ORSB582IntroVoids agency rules filed with Secretary of State on or after effective date of Act and before January 1, 2018. Provides that final rule filed with Secretary of State on or after effective date of Act that is based on proposed rule for which rulemakin...
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2017-01-17
To Senate General Government and Accountability Committee
ORSJR16IntroProposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to vest power of impeachment of statewide elected Executive Branch officials in House of Representatives and power to try impeachments in Senate. Requires three-fifths majority vote of House of Representative...
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2017-01-17
To Senate Rules Committee
ORHJM2IntroUrges President and Congress to transfer title of certain federal public lands to State of Oregon.
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2017-01-17
To House Rules Committee
ORSB572IntroDirects Department of Veterans' Affairs to establish employment bridge program for veterans seeking to obtain certain professional and occupational licenses.
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2017-01-17
To Senate Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee
ORSB593IntroEstablishes personal income tax credit of $250 per dependent child. Limits availability of credit based on federal adjusted gross income. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2017. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine ...
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2017-01-17
To Senate Finance and Revenue Committee
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