Healthcare

HB 2744 Children’s immunization records to attend school.

HB 2744 VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Clarifies provisions relating to immunization records required for children attending schools and children’s facilities.

Economic Development & Land Use

SB 379A Prohibits marijuana testing

VOTE: NO – Died in Committee
Prohibits employers from conditioning employment on forbidding use of marijuana or any lawful substance outside of work hours

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2456A Rezoning of certain farm use land

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2819 Diverts Columbia for irrigation

HB 2819 VOTE: Yes – Died n Committee 
Diverts Columbia River water to irrigation activities test program in Umatilla River Basin to see if it will protect valuable ground water resources.

Healthcare

HB 2745 Provide vaccine information to patients

HB 2745 VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Requires health care provider to provide vaccine information packet prior to administering vaccine

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2509B Prohibits single use grocery bags

VOTE: NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 508 Renewable hydroelectric energy

SB 508 VOTE: YES – Died n Committee
Deletes many of the requirements preventing the counting hydroelectric power, enabling more hydroelectric energy to go toward the renewable portfolio standard.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 608 Rent control

SB 608 VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed
Prohibits landlord from terminating month-to-month tenancy without cause after 12 months of occupancy and caps the growth of rent at 7%.

Taxes & Fees

HB 2157 Removes commercial property tax discount

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Removes the discount for timely payment of taxes on commercial and industrial property.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 49 Regarding timber & product sales

SB 49 VOTE: YES – Died in Committee
Exempt from Public Contracting Code contracts for timber sales from lands owned or managed by the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission or Department or sale of forest products valued at more than $15,000.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2020B “cap and trade”

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee thanks to overwhelming opposition by the citizens of Oregon.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 723B Prohibits coyote hunting contests

Vote:NO – Died In Committee

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2772A Tracks household hazardous waste

VOTE:NO – Died in Committee
Creates program for tracking household hazardous waste

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2619A Ban on certain insecticides

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee 
Bans the sale and use of neonicotinoid insecticides

Taxes & Fees

SJR 3 Moves kicker to education stability fund

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Transfers “kicker” refund to education stability fund and refers to voters to make it a Constitutional amendment.

Salem State Capital

HB 2170 Deposits kicker into PERS

HB 2170 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Increases amount of estimated revenue for 2017-19 biennium that will negate the kicker, to be deposited in the Employer Incentive Fund in PERS.

Healthcare

SB 648 Limits abortion at 20 weeks

SB 648 VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Prohibits abortion of unborn child if gestational age exceeds 20 weeks, except in case of medical emergency.

Healthcare

SB 329 Late term sex-selective abortion

SB 329 VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Prohibits sex-selective late term abortion.

Education

SB 489 Attempts to prevent cyberbullying in schools

SB 489 VOTE: NO – Died In Committee
Encourages school districts enter into agreements with law enforcement and providers of social media websites and applications to reduce cyberbullying attacks.

Salem State Capital

SB 148 Options offered for PERS participants

SB 148 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Gives employees the choice of participating in either the traditional defined benefit pension system or a new defined contribution plan similar to a 401(k)

Salem State Capital

HB 2537 Would change county board members to non-partisan positions

HB 2537 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Requires counties not governed by a home-rule charter to change the governing body to a non-partisan board of five elected commissioners.

Elections

SB 542 Audit of voting machines

SB 542 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Requires Secretary of State audits on voting machines and samples uncompiled source code for accuracy.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2061A Confined animal feeding operation fees

VOTE: NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law
Increases application and permit fees for confined animal feeding operations

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2059 Increases fees on food production

VOTE: NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law
Fee increases on certain licenses concerning food production

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 627 Transfers watershed area from local control

SB 627 VOTE: NO – Died In Committee
This transfer is a move to withdraw access to lands for recreational use.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2493 Prohibits aerial spraying

HB 2493 VOTE: NO – Died In Committee
Prohibits aerial application of pesticides in the McKenzie and Santiam watersheds.

Elections

HJR 14 Relating to bills with “emergency clauses” in them

HJR 14 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Amends the Oregon Constitution to replace term “declaration of emergency” with term “early implementation date”

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2250A Sets minimum on environmental laws

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Allows environmental agencies law making authority if federal environment laws reduce their impact

Salem State Capital

SB 531 Requires employees to pay certain costs of their PERS

SB 531 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Seeks to limit increases in public employer costs in PERS by requiring employees to pay administrative costs of their pension/benefits, and more.

Salem State Capital

SB 306 Allows counties to use dogs to hunt cougars if approved by county voters.

SB 306 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Makes counties exempt from the state statute banning the use of dogs to hunt cougars. Voters in a county must approve the measure by initiative petition or referral by governing body of a county.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 2656 control of watershed areas

HB 2656 VOTE: NO – Died n Committee
Allows total government control over watershed areas

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 87 Raises age to buy any firearm to 21

SB 87 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Creates an exemption from anti-discrimination statute. Allows gun dealer to establish a minimum age for purchase of firearms, ammunition or firearms components, provided that minimum age is 21 years.

Education

HB 2262A expands Early Learning Council

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov. Brown
Extends duties of the Early Learning Council to ensure “Families are healthy, stable and attached” and modifies duties and membership.

Education

HB 2192 Requires students get mental health exams

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Requires student’s grades 6 to 12 to undergo an annual mental health exam with right to opt-out.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 275 Requires locked container or trigger locks for firearms

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Implements trigger lock and other storage requirements for privately owned firearms.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 323 Reciprocity for States recognizing OR CHLs

SB 323 VOTE:Yes – Died In Committee – Relating to concealed handgun licenses from states that recognize Oregon concealed handgun licenses.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HJR 10 Requires unanimous verdict to convict in criminal matters

HJR 10 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee – Amends Oregon Constitution to require juries to issue a unanimous verdict in criminal cases. Refers to voters.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 501 Permit to purchase firearms, background checks for ammo, more

SB 501 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Requires a permit in order to purchase any firearm, and more. Requires background check to purchase ammunition and limits ammunition purchase to 20 rounds per month, and more…

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 5 Regulation of shooting ranges, ‘dangerous conditions’

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Makes both the shooting range and the shooter strictly liable for injuries resulting from bullets that leave the boundaries of a shooting range, and more…

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2298 Reciprocity for states who require safety education as OR does

VOTE:YES – Died in Committee
Recognizes the concealed carry licenses of all states which recognize Oregon concealed licenses, as long as that state has similar requirement on firearm safety education.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 5 Regulation of shooting ranges

SB 5 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Makes both the shooting range and the shooter strictly liable for injuries resulting from bullets that leave the boundaries of a shooting range.

Taxes & Fees

HB 2643 assesses taxpayers for union fees

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Transfers responsibility to pay basic union fees for government workers to the government (taxpayers) for all public employees for collective bargaining and protecting rights of employees.

Salem State Capital

SJR 5 Two Thirds Majority Vote Needed for Emergency Clause

SJR 5 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Rrequires a 2/3 majority to pass bills that declare an emergency.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2251 raises age to purchase ‘assault weapons,’ and more…

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Defines ‘assault rifle,’ prohibits persons under 21 from purchasing ‘assault rifles,’ increases time a purchaser must wait in case of ‘delayed’ (inconclusive) background check to 30 days, and more…