HB 2027A VOTE:NO – Signed by Gov Brown on 06/01/2021 Effective date 9-25-2021 Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HB2027 This bill allows establishing low-emission vehicles policy for purchase of state vehicles and changes operative date from January 1, 2029, to January 1, 2025, requiring agencies to purchase light-duty vehicles that are zero-emission vehicles whenever possible. Defines “parking facility” and allows establishing boundaries…
01/21/2021 SJR 8 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SJR8 This bill would have amended the Oregon Constitution to allow impeachment of a judge by the House, that they be tried in the Senate, and convicted by a three-fifths vote. Limited Government Currently, Oregon does not have an impeachment process. We only have a recall process. Comments Lynn…
01/21/2021 SB 604 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB604 This bill would have required a person to obtain permit before purchasing or otherwise receiving firearm under circumstances requiring criminal background check. Permit to be obtained from county sheriff or municipal police department and valid for 5 years. Person must provide proof of completion of firearm safety course…
01/21/2021 SB 585 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB585 This bill would have repealed ORS 166.170 through 166.176, which are the Oregon statutes that allow only the state to restrict the “sale, acquisition, transfer, ownership, possession, storage, transportation or use” of firearms (referred to as “preemption”), and not cities, counties or school districts. Personal Choice and Responsibility…
01/21/2021 SB 254 VOTE: NO – Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB254 This bill would have removed the ability of a parent to decline required immunizations against restrictable diseases. Will create a massive disparity of equity-based upon genetic disorders, and segregates children from their peers that will isolate them in a manner conducive to suicide, abuse, lack of access…
VOTE:YES – Governor Signed. Prohibits the use of force that impedes normal breathing or circulation of blood of another person by applying pressure on the throat or neck, unless peace officer may use deadly physical force.
VOTE:NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law. Transfers investigation of police use of deadly force incidents to state Attorney General who is required to appoint a special investigator, and release reports of officers even if not charged.
VOTE: NO – Died In Committee. Requires State Board of Forestry to identify acquired lands that have limited revenue-generation potential or have high-value recreational or conservation benefits and allows transfer to another state or federal agency, local government, or tribe with county approval.
VOTE: NO – Died in Committee for lack of quorum. Requires large polluters to purchase permits for their greenhouse gas emissions with availability of permits declining over time, supposedly leading to a reduction in emissions.
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.
VOTE:NO – Died In Committee. Amends Oregon Constitution to a majority of each house of Legislative Assembly needed to be in attendance for quorum necessary for a house to conduct business. Sends it to the voters.
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.
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.
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
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.
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)
VOTE:NO – Died in Committee. Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container when transferring the firearm and at all other times that the firearm is not carried by or under the “control” of the owner, and more.
VOTE:NO – Died in Committee. Allows cities, counties, school districts, colleges and universities, and metropolitan service districts to ban carried firearms in or on the grounds of “Public Buildings” – even by those with Concealed Handgun Licenses.
Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Requires that only elector who has personally printed copy, or requested that separate person print copy, of electronic signature sheet for petition or prospective petition may sign signature sheet.
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
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
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.
HB 2505 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Requires owner or possessor of firearm to secure firearm with trigger or cable lock or in locked container except when carried or otherwise ‘under control of,’ and more.
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