Energy & Transportation

HB 4135 Accelerates Transportation Electrification

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee. Requires electric companies to invest one percent of total rates collected in programs to accelerate transportation electrification.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 4054A Creates Defensible Spaces for Mitigating Wildfires

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee. Requires Forestry with OSU to analyze regional wildfire risk, and requires Land Conservation and Development to organize a Land Use and Wildfire Policy Advisory Committee to report on mapping needs and recommendations for using the statewide land use planning program, local governments, and building codes to minimize wildfire risk.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

SB 1516 Forestry Modernization

VOTE: NO – Died in Committee. Creates a program for periodic review and modernization of State Forestry Department structure and programs to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, including programs relating to wildfire.

Salem State Capital

SB 1506 Public Records Accessibility

VOTE:YES – Died In Committee. Establishes Public Records Advocate as independent office within executive department.

Energy & Transportation

HB 4066A Utilities Infrastructure for Electrification

VOTE:NO –  Passed committee, At Desk upon adjournment.  Authorizes PUC to allow electric companies to force ratepayers to pay for infrastructure to service electric vehicles.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 4126 Concealing Face During Riot

VOTE:YES – Died In Committee. Increases penalties for concealing persons face during a riot.

Agraculture, Environment, & Natural Resources

HB 4069 Water Use Measurement

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee. Authorizes Water Resources Department to require reporting of water use measurements.

Healthcare

HB 4048 No Abortion after 20 weeks

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee. Prohibits abortion when the unborn child has a positive post-fertilization age of 20 weeks, except in case of a medical emergency.

Energy & Transportation

HB 4105 Restricts Oil and Gas Production and Transportation

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee. Establishes standards to prohibit construction or new infrastructure for exploration and production of oil and gas on state property and also prevents the transportation of gas and oil across state property

Healthcare

HJR 202 Establishes Health Care as a Right

VOTE: NO – Passed House Committee, Died in Senate Committee. Amends Oregon Constitution obligating the state to ensure every resident have access to cost-effective, clinically appropriate and affordable health care.

Salem State Capital

HB 4121 Prohibits Boarding Federal Prisoners

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee. Prohibits the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facility from contracting with Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, by appropriating $1.64 million this biennium to make up for the loss of revenue.

Education

HB 4127A School-Based Oral Health

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee. Directs schools to include oral health classes and establishes a school-based Community Dental Health Coordinator Pilot Program to provide exams and possible treatments.

Education

HB 4132 Student Health Surveys

The intent of the bill is to target particular demographics with drag-net surveillance, in an effort to find out where and how future legislation can be written to mitigate mental health issues.

Energy & Transportation

HB 4027 Electric Companies Social Cost of CO2

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee. Modifies general powers of PUC to require electric companies to account for external cost of greenhouse gas emissions without credible data, and more.

Salem State Capital

SJR 202 Eliminate the Short Session

Vote YES – Died in Committee. This would eliminate the even-numbered year, short 35 day legislative session by the will of the people to amend the Oregon Constitution.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 4041 Reorganizes Several Departments of Emergency Preparedness and Response

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee. Renames the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) as Oregon Department of Emergency Management and establishes the department as a state agency independent from the Oregon Military Department (OMD)