Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3064B County reduction of prisoners

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Reducing imprisonment, which would decrease holding people accountable for their actions, will lead to early release, recidivism and higher crime

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2449 Doubles phone taxes for 9-1-1 services

VOTE:NO – Gov Brown Signed into Law

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3329 Raises age to buy a gun to 21, determined by gun dealer

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 978 Firearm ownership, transfer, storage and use restrictions

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2505 Requires locked container or trigger locks on firearms

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.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2014 Increases cap on noneconomic damages

VOTE:NO – Failed in the Senate
Removes $500,000 cap on noneconomic damages for actions arising out of bodily injury or death.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3338 Prohibits carrying firearms by university police

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Prohibits police officers commissioned by public university from carrying firearms

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2932 Prohibits asking defendant’s immigration status

VOTE:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Brown
Prohibits court from asking defendant’s immigration status

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 925 Allows prohibiting possession even by CHL holders in public areas

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Allows local government organizations to ban carried firearms even by those with CHL permits.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3265 Bans magazines above 10 round capacity

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Rrohibits both fixed and detachable firearm magazines with more than ten round capacity.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3223 Requires registration of ‘assault weapons’

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Requires registration of ‘assault weapons’ with Oregon State Police or take other actions

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3054 Criminalizes unlawful discharge of firearm

VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Creates crime of unlawful discharge of a firearm if person knowingly discharges a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling or a building that is open to the public.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 425 Repeals mandatory minimum sentences

SB 425 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Refers act to voters to repeal the mandatory minimum sentences for persons under the age of 18.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2758 Penalty for misrepresenting pets as assistance animals.

HB 2757 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Criminalizes misrepresentation of animals that are not trained as an assistance animal.

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HB 2465 Parole for certain inmates

HB 2465 VOTE:NO – Died In Committee
Directs the parole board to study the feasibility of release of certain aged inmates after 20 years of incarceration. Declares emergency

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 2327 School Safety & Prevention System

VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Establishes Statewide School Safety and Prevention System to assist school districts and ESDs in decreasing acts of harassment, intimidation and cyber-bullying.

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.

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.

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…

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 4145A Adds to List of Persons Prohibited to Possess Firearms

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.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SJM 201 Urges Congress to Define and Regulate ‘Assault Weapons’

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.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 719A Extreme risk protection prohibiting a person from possessing firearms

SB 719A VOTE:NO – Governor signed Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB719 Note: This bill's contents were previosuly SB 868. That bill died but has been resurrected as a gut-and-stuff of SB719, creating SB 719A. Posted On Track Thier Vote This bill creates a process for obtaining an extreme risk protection order prohibiting a person from possessing firearms, a process for removing…

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HB 2597B Increases Driving Offense Using Cell Phones

HB 2597B VOTE:NO – Governor signed Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/HB2597 Posted on TrackTheirVote.org This bill renames offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device as offense of operating motor vehicle while using mobile electronic device to penalize all uses of mobil devices. Creates a distracted driving avoidance course and program. Personal Choice and Responsibility The measure allows the…

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SB 1065 Allows delays of firearm purchases

SB 1065 VOTE:NO – Died in Committee Posted on Track their vote This bill authorizes transfer of firearm by gun dealer or private party after 14 days (an additional delay of 11 days over current law) if Department of State Police is unable to determine whether recipient is qualified to receive firearm, as long as gun dealer or transferor does…

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HJM 6 Urges Congress to Fund VA Healthcare Permanently

HJM 6 VOTE:YES – Filed with SOS Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/HJM6 Posted on TrackTheirVote.org This bill urges Congress to change funding of veterans' health care from discretionary entitlement to permanent and direct entitlement. Limited Government Oregon ranks 49th in VA health care. Permanent funding would help to stabilize and improve Oregon's program.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 897 Militia Terrorism; Criminalizes Protesting

SB 897 VOTE:NO – Died in Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB897 Published on Track Their Vote This bill creates crime of militia terrorism for citizens protesting more than two days occupying a public premises with a firearm present and refuses to leave when requested by law enforcement regardless of cause for the protest. Personal Choice and Responsibility Takes away the…

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SB 797 Prohibits firearm purchase due to delayed background check

SB 797 VOTE:NO – Died in Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB797 Published on Track Their Vote This bill prohibits person from purchasing a firearm if the Oregon State Police background check unit is unable or unwilling to provide approval pursuant to background check. This bill is the senate equivalent of HB 2237. Personal Choice and Responsibility About 1% of background…

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HB 2740 Relating to Sex Trafficking

VOTE: YES – Governor Signed – Increases age of trafficked person from 15 to 18 for crime of trafficking in persons for use in commercial sex

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 924 Jury Nullification

SB 924 VOTE:YES – Died in Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB0924 See TTV Analysis Here This bill establishes the procedure of explaining discretionary authority and the “power to acquit” to the jury during the reading of the jury instructions, even if guilt is proven beyond reasonable doubt, by requiring the judge to fully inform the jury of their duty as…

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SB 694 raise property tax exemption for disabled veterans

SB 694 VOTE:YES – Died in Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB694 Posted on Track Thier Vote HERE This bill will raise property tax exemption for property of veterans with disabilities to reflect modern, higher property values. Fiscal Responsibility changes the exempt from taxation from $18,000 to $65,000 of the assessed value of the homestead or personal property for veterans with…

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SB 232 Orders Removal of Firearms Access

SB 232 VOTE:NO – Died in Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/SB232 Posted on TTV HERE This bill requires court to ask petitioner at hearing for family or household abuse restraining order whether respondent possesses any firearms and to record answer on order. Directs presiding judge of judicial district to adopt protocols relating to surrender of firearms by persons subject to a…

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HB 2237 Prohibits firearm purchase due to delayed background check

HB 2237 VOTE:NO – Died in Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2017R1/Measures/Overview/HB2237 Posted on TTV HERE This bill prohibits person from purchasing a firearm if the Oregon State Police background check unit is unable or unwilling to provide approval pursuant to background check. Personal Choice and Responsibility About 1% of background checks run by the OSP result in a denial or a…

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SB 1551 Allows hold on firearms purchaser by defined “reporters”

VOTE:NO Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/SB1551 SB 1551 Summary Authorizes specified reporters to make report to Department of State Police Firearms Unit that person is experiencing mental health emergency and is danger to self or others with firearm. Directs department, upon receipt of report, to record temporary firearm purchase hold preventing person from purchasing firearm. Provides civil immunity…

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HB 4147 Denies firearm purchase if background check cannot be completed

VOTE:NO Died In Committee Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2016R1/Measures/Overview/HB4147   Summary Prohibits transfer of firearm by dealer or private party if Department of State Police is unable to determine whether recipient is qualified to receive firearm. Limited Government As the Oregon State law now stands, if the State cannot show within one business day that you should NOT be able to…

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SB 941 Requires dealer background check on ALL private firearm sales

Vote :NO – Signed into Law by Gov Kitzhaber
Will require a background check in person at gun dealer for all private firearm sales and transfers except at gun shows where the seller may still do the background check directly with OSP by phone.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 945 Criminalizes endangering a minor by access to a firearm

Creates crime of endangering a minor by allowing access to a firearm.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

HB 3092 Creates crime of online impersonation

Creates crime of online impersonation.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 385 Prohibits weapons in justice and municipal court

Vote:NO – Signed into Law by Gov Kitzhaber
Adds to the list of places that those with a concealed carry permit may not carry.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 86 Authorizes firearms training facility

Allows establishment of firearms training facility on lot or parcel that is in exclusive farm zone, forest zone or mixed farm and forest zone, and that is not within city or urban growth boundary.

Law Enforcement, Military, & Firearms

SB 176 Prohibits courts from applying Sharia Law

Prohibits courts from applying Sharia law.