VOTE: NO – Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SB928 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Committees/JWM/Overview Referred to Joint Ways & Means Committee Ask C0-Chairs Sentors Betsy Johnson, Elizabeth Steiner Hayward and Representative Dan Rayfield to not hear this bill. Sen.BetsyJohnson@oregonlegislature.gov Sen.ElizabethSteinerHayward@oregonlegislature.gov firstname.lastname@example.org Published on http://www.tracktheirvote.org This bill establishes Oregon Climate Authority and Board to take over the greenhouse gas reporting…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Modifies retirement plan options of persons elected or appointed as statewide elected officials or judges.
Prohibits statewide elected official, judge of Supreme Court or Court of Appeals or legislator from becoming member of Public Employees Retirement System on or after July 1, 2018.
VOTE:NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law – Authorizes PUC to regulate broadband internet access providers that contract with public bodies, and prohibits a public body from contracting with a broadband Internet access provider if it engages in paid prioritization, blocks lawful content or applications, or disadvantages lawful Internet content.
VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Amends state election laws for the citizen’s Initiative petition process by limiting the signature gathering period, making it more difficult for an initiative to qualify.
VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Expands the number of people who are prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, adds reporting requirements on OR Dept of State Police (OSP), adds reporting requirements on the attorneys’ offices and other law enforcement agencies receiving the additional reporting from OSP.
VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Urges Congress to enact legislation to define and regulate semiautomatic assault weapons and rapid fire enhancing accessories in same manner as fully automatic weapons, and to define and regulate partially completed firearms components and kits and firearms that are assembled from them.
VOTE:NO – Died In Committee – Establishes Oregon Cash Depository Corporation as independent public corporation with the intent to create a governmental entity to provide banking services to the cannabis industry, but does not limit it to cannabis.
VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Relating to household hazardous waste; declaring an emergency. Imposes penalty for violation of program provisions not to exceed $25,000 per day for each day of violation.
VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Establishes Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund and Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee to carry out activities protecting, maintaining or enhancing fish and wildlife resources.
VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution establishing obligation of state to ensure every resident has a constitutional right to health care. Refers to voters as the Hope Initiative.
VOTE: YES – Died In Committee – Requires Governor to work with US Forest Service to give priority to projects that increase services to produce increased timber harvest volumes, are self-sustaining and maximize financial return to Oregon. Requires Secretary of State to audit lottery expenditures made by the State Forestry Department.
VOTE: NO – Died In Committee – Rrequires Environmental Quality Commission to establish fee on top of fees to pay to develop and implement a program to reduce public health risks of emissions of toxic air contaminants from industrial and commercial air contamination sources.
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