Healthcare

HJR 203A Makes Health Care a Right

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing obligation of state to ensure every resident has a constitutional right to health care. Refers to voters as the Hope Initiative.

Healthcare

HB 4101 Prohibits Late-Term Abortion

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee – Prohibits the choice of a late-term abortion based on the sex of the child.

Healthcare

HB 4135 Advance Directive Committee

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law – Creates an advance directive committee which is directed to create rules and a form for advance directives which facilitates euthanasia.

Healthcare

HB 2391-B 1.5% New Taxes on Healthcare Insurance Premiums

VOTE: NO – Governor Signed – Creates a new tax on healthcare insurance premiums of 1.5% administered by the government with uncertain actions to be taken and provides for special treatment of certain hospitals.

Healthcare

HB 3391B Reproductive & Social Health Benefits

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed – Provide statewide access to abortion coverage for individuals enrolled in health benefit plans that do not cover abortion.