Economic Development & Land Use

HB 4004 Removes Jason Lee statue from DC

HB 4004 VOTE: NO Died In Committee   Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/HB4004     HB 4004 has passed the committee and is awaiting transfer to the House Desk.  Please contact your Legislators both House and Senate, as bills are moving very fast through committees and to a floor vote. A NO vote is asked to allow for more public…

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Economic Development & Land Use

HB 4012A Dam removal monitoring projects and funding

VOTE: NO Died In Committee   Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/HB4012 Committee assigned to bill:   HB 4012 has been gut and stuffed. HB4012 A would authorize the issuance of lottery bonds to finance water quality monitoring projects related to removal of dams and establish Water Quality Monitoring Fund. Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board. Personal Choice and…

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Economic Development & Land Use

SB 1582B Fast Track Housing Program for affordable housing

VOTE: NO Passed   Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/SB1582# Committee assigned to bill:   SUMMARY: This bill as amended creates the Local Innovation and Fast Track Housing Program (LIFT) to allow housing to be purchased or rented with state assistance making available needed housing for low-income households. Declares emergency. Personal Choice Increases available housing for low-income households at a large…

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Economic Development & Land Use

HB 4006 Establishes Task Force on Economic Development

VOTE: NO Died In committee   Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/HB4006 Sumary: Establishes Task Force on Economic Development. Sunsets task force on December 31, 2017. Declares emergency, effective on passage Fiscal Responsibility HB 4006  establishes a Task Force on Economic Development.  Government economic development is a welfare scheme used to redistribute public funds to private sector projects.      Local Control HB 4006  eliminates local authority…

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Economic Development & Land Use

HB 4126 amendments of urban growth boundaries

VOTE: YES Passed   Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/HB4126 This bill is a housekeeping bill to create the grandfather provision to allow cities that had initiated their UGB work prior to January 1, 2016 to continue that process under the statutes and administrative rules in effect on June 30, 2013. Fiscal Responsiblity the cost of abiding by regulations is increased…

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