SB 85 closes Confined Animal Feeding Operations

SB 85B VOTE: NO
PASSED – Signed into law by Gov. Kotek 7-27-23 and effective immediately

HB 2667 Bans confined animal feeding operations

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

HB 3390 bans sale of fur products

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

SB 530 plan to increase net carbon sequestration

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

HB 3214 Limits animals in traveling animal acts

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

SB 199 Controlling predatory animals

VOTE: NO
Died in Committee

HJR 5 Protects hunting and fishing rights

Vote YES – Died In Committee

SB 795 Permits counties to reclaim forest lands

VOTE: YES
Died in Committee

SB 82 Prevents homeowner insurance cancelation

VOTE: YES
PASSED

SB 1546 Elliott State Research Forest

VOTE: NO
Signed into law by Gov Brown

SB 1545 Prioritizes workforce development activities

VOTE: NO
Signed into law by Gov Brown

HB 4002 Overtime pay for agricultural workers

VOTE: NO
Signed into law by Gov Brown

SB 1534 Creates carbon sequestration program

VOTE: NO
Died in Committee

HB 4058 Emergency distribution of air conditioners

VOTE: NO
Died in Committee

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SB 582 Recycling System, adds more red tape to recycling & recyclers.

VOTE: NO
Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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HB 3092 Harney Valley Groundwater grants

VOTE: YES – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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SB 33 Increases food license fees

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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HB 2927 Preparedness means Bigger Government

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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SB 590 Organizes a Rangeland Protection Association & provided Fire Protection for Croplands

VOTE: YES – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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SB 762 Reducing Risk of Wildfires via Mandates

VOTE: NO
Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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SB 32 Increases Branding Fees

VOTE: NO
Signed into Law by Gov Brown

SB 590 Organizes a Rangeland Protection Association & provided Fire Protection for Croplands

VOTE: YES
Signed into Law by Gov Brown

SB 832 Mandates Covid-19 tests for Mink Farmers

SB 832 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB832 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2021R1/Committees/SNRWR/Overview This bill mandates that mink farm owners not operate unless they have tested negative for COVID-19 within previous 10 days and directs the State Department of Agriculture to establish and implement contact tracing for mink farm workers. Personal Choice and Responsibility…

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HB 2379, 5% Timber Tax

HB 2379 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HB2379 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2021R1/Committees/HREV/Overview This bill imposes tax on owner of timber at time of harvest at five percent of value of timber to be transferred to Emergency Wildfire Fund. Fiscal Responsibility Severance taxes are taxes imposed on the removal of natural resources within a…

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HB 3112 Cannabis Equity Board

HB 3112 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HB3112 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Committees/HJUD/Overview This bill establishes Cannabis Equity Board within office of Governor to provide equity oversight of cannabis industry in this state. Personal Choice and Responsibility Removes 40% of the Oregon Marijuana Account from funding the State School Fund making taxpayers obligated to…

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HB 2814 New Program to Regulate Emissions

HB 2814 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HB2814 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Committees/HEE/Overview This bill provides an open-ended directive to the Environmental Quality Commission to create a new program to regulate indirect sources, including the regulation of emissions associated with construction and operation of an indirect source as well as regulating the aggregate emissions…

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HB 2357 Prohibits OFRI from educating public

HB 2357 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HB2357 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Committees/SFR/Overview This bill puts Oregon Forest Resources Institute (OFRI) under magnifying glass recording all interactions with elected officials, boards and commissions, and agencies reporting to the Governor. Establishes Sound Forestry Practices Subaccount and the Family Forestlands Subaccount. Transfers authority to set privilege…

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SB 14 Plastic stewardship program

SB 14 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB14 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Committees/SEE/Overview This bill establishes product stewardship program for plastic packaging and plastic food serviceware. Fiscal Responsibility Unlike hazardous stewardship programs, this programs is far reaching so a concise organization isn’t possible making it an over reach for government. General fund will continuously…

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SB 581 Recyclable Symbol

SB 581 VOTE: NO Died In Committee on 06/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB581 Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Committees/JWM/Overview This bill prohibits sale of products that make deceptive or misleading claims about recyclability by the symbol on the product. Subject up to $25,000 fine per day. (same as HB 2815) Personal Choice and Responsibility The symbol includes a number, ranging…

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SB 286-A Environmental Justice Council

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

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HB 2479A Estimates human cause of black carbon

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

SJM 3 Property owner’s redress from federal forest fires

SJM 3 VOTE: YES Filed with Secretary of State on 05/26/2021 Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SJM3 This bill urges Congress to establish a program to give property owners redress having the federal government reimburse property owners for property damage that resulted from a fire that started on mismanaged federal forest-lands. Fiscal Responsibility In 2020, wildfires in Oregon burned more than…

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SB 1536 Wildfire Protection Plan

VOTE: NO – Died in Committee. Requires electric companies to operate in compliance with risk-based wildfire protection plan.

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HB 4075 Prohibits Coyote Hunting Contests

VOTE: NO – Died in Committee. Prohibits coyote hunting contests protecting a predator that is over-populated.

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SB 1512 Transfer of Forest Lands

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.

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HB 4109 Prohibits Aerial Spraying

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee. Prohibits aerial pesticide applicator from spraying or otherwise applying by aircraft pesticide product containing chlorpyrifos.

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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.

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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.

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HB 4069 Water Use Measurement

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

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SB 1051A Mitigating fuel costs for certain people under cap-and-trade

VOTE: NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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HB 3433 Study of greenhouse gas sequestration and emissions reductions

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
This bill gives an alternative to Cap-and-Trade.

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SB 218C Limits marijuana production license

VOTE: NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law

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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

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HB 2917 Allows surface water collection

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Allows collection of rainwater, snowfall, etc without a permit.

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SB 103/104 re-classifies farming activities

SB 103/104 VOTE: NO – Died in Committee
Both have to do with reclassifying rural dairies into industrial dairies, claiming pollution concerns.

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SB 886 Limits water used on animal feeding operations

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee
Limits the amount of water used at confined animal feeding operations and concentrated animal feeding operations.

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SB 928 Establishes Oregon Climate Authority

VOTE: NO – Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SB928 This bill establishes Oregon Climate Authority and Board to take over the greenhouse gas reporting program. Abolishes State Department of Energy and transfers duties to Authority except for loans for small scale local energy projects. Limited Government The whole reason for this bill is stated in Section 2(4) “The…

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SB 311 Dispatching firefighting resources

VOTE: YES – DIED In Committee
Authorizes State Fire Marshal to dispatch firefighting resources in response to fire or wildfire burning on unprotected property.

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HB 2493 Prohibits aerial application of pesticides

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

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SB 645 State Wildlife Fund expenditure restrictions

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Requires license fees and funds received by State Wildlife Fund be used only to directly support the programs for which money was received.

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SB 292 Fire fighting equipment for unprotected lands

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Makes State Fire Marshal responsible for unprotected lands providing equipment and air resources to fight wildfires increasing firefighting flexibility.

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SB 291 Request of fire-fighting forces

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Allows governing body of county, city or district the authority to request fire-fighting forces or equipment.

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SB 914A Distributors to track beverage containers

SB 914A VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law

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SB 451A Covanta Marion facility energy certificates

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Establishes eligibility for renewable energy certificates for Covanta Marion facility that generates electricity from the direct combustion of municipal solid waste

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SB 884 Loans for qualified institutions for failing septic systems

VOTE: YES – Governor Signed into Law
Authorizes qualified institutions to receive loans from Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund to repair or replace failing on-site septic systems

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HB 2834A Expansion of wildlife corridors

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law

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SB 256 Prohibits drilling offshore

VOTE: NO – GOVERNOR Brown SIGNED
Permanently prohibits drilling for oil, gas, or sulphur in offshore territorial waters of Oregon.

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SB 340/SB 622 Allows cougar hunting with dogs

VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Allows cougar hunting with dogs with sportspac license during an annual 30-day statewide season.

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