VOTE: NO – Governor signed – Replaces the term “mental disease or defect” with the term “qualifying mental disorder,” for purposes of diminished capacity defense, guilty except for insanity (GEI) plea and post-adjudication jurisdiction of persons found GEI. B amendment includes provision describing legislative intent to replace term without making substantive change to law.
VOTE: NO, Died in Committee – Limits eligibility for the pass-thru entity tax rates to business operating in one of the following seven economic sectors: agriculture, mining, manufacturing, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, information, or accommodation & food services. Increases the employment requirement for eligibility from one employee to ten employees.
HB 2597B VOTE:NO – Governor signed Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/HB2597 Posted on TrackTheirVote.org This bill renames offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device as offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile electronic device to penalize all uses of mobil devices. Creates a distracted driving avoidance course and program. Personal Choice and Responsibility The measure allows the…
VOTE: NO, Died in Committee – Changes personal income tax base from federal taxable income to federal adjusted gross income by eliminating allowance of itemized deductions, taking 33% of IRS standard deduction, and decreasing tax rates. Applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018.
VOTE: NO – Died in Committee – Removes vital protections in the advance directive legislation when an advance directive is missing, established Advance Directive Adoption Committee to recommend changes every 2 years.
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