Elections

HB 3310 List candidate’s race and ethnicity on election forms

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Requires forms used to nominate candidates to board of school district, education service district or community college district give candidate option of providing candidate’s race and ethnicity

Taxes & Fees

SJR 23 Uses kicker to fund schools

VOTE:NO  – Died In Committee
Amends Oregon Constitution to send kicker refunds to an education fund instead of being returned to the taxpayers.

Energy & Transportation

HB 2496A Green technology in state buildings

VOTE:NO – Gov.Brown Signed into Law
Reduces requirement of green technology but adds other requirements, increasing costs.

Energy & Transportation

HB 2682A Bicycle lane continues through intersections

VOTE:YES – Signed into Law by Gov.Brown

Healthcare

HB 2447 Creates prototype for Oregon health care

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov.Brown

Economic Development & Land Use

HB 2006A Funding for housing support services

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov.Brown

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3329 Raises age to buy a gun to 21, determined by gun dealer

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee

Healthcare

SB 1A Creates System of Care Advisory Council

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law
To provide youth with a statewide system of care policy development and comprehensive, long-range plan for coordinated system of care.

Education

SB 157A Contract for high school testing

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee

Salem State Capital

SB 446 Replaces Founding Fathers statues in National Statuary Hall

SB 446 VOTE:NO – Died in Committee

Healthcare

HB 2005B Family & medical leave as universal benefit

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

Education

HB 2191A Allows school absences for mental or behavioral health

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law
Expands reasons for excused absences from school to include mental or behavioral health.

Education

HB 2033A Modifies education requirement for child case workers

VOTE: YES – Governor Brown Signed
Reduces minimum educational requirements for child welfare caseworkers from a bachelor’s degree to an associate degree plus additional coursework and training related to the field of human services

Salem State Capital

HB 2660A Vacation unemployment benefits

VOTE:NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law
Allows eligible, unemployed maintenance and janitorial employees to receive unemployment benefits during summer breaks, customary vacation periods, and holiday recesses., even though they are not unemployed during those breaks and recesses.

Healthcare

SB 770A Single-payer universal healthcare

VOTE: NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 218C Limits marijuana production license

VOTE: NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law

Salem State Capital

HB 2849A Child custody protection without court order

VOTE:YES – Governor Signed into Law
Enhances standards under which a child may be taken into protective custody without a court order

Healthcare

SB 579 Shortens waiting period for Death with Dignity

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law
Creates exception under Death with Dignity Act to 15-day waiting period for patient with less than 15 days to live

Energy & Transportation

HB 3274A Increases small-scale renewable energy requirements

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Subjects public utilities to projects that cannot exist on their own with very little generation of power and expensive

Healthcare

HB 3063B Requires vaccinations for all school children

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee

Elections

SB 870/HB 2704/HB 2578 National Popular Vote

VOTE:NO – Governor Brown Signed
Enacts Interstate Compact for Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SJM 7 Support for Green New Deal

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee
rges Congress to enact Green New Deal legislation along the lines of the proposed Green New Deal in order to respond to the climate

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 978 Firearm ownership, transfer, storage and use restrictions

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee