SB 1517 state of emergency limitations

02/10/2022

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This bill requires that declarations and extensions of states of emergency under certain statutes be accompanied by written explanations. Establishes durational limits, and extensions of emergency requires approval of Legislative Assembly. All emergency rules and orders expire upon termination of state of emergency.

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Also provides that, after termination of state of emergency, Governor may not declare another state of emergency for same purpose unless so authorized by Legislative Assembly. Provides that states of emergency in effect on effective date of Act are terminated 30 days after effective date of Act unless extended. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Senate Committee On Veterans and Emergency Preparedness

Sen.JamesManning@oregonlegislature.gov

Sen.ChuckThomsen@oregonlegislature.gov

Sen.RachelArmitage@oregonlegislature.gov

sen.DennisLinthicum@oregonlegislature.gov

Sen.DebPatterson@oregonlegislature.gov

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