HB 2796 VOTE: YES – Died In Committee
Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/HB2796
Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Committees/HAGLU/Overview
This bill requires Department of State Lands to permit housing developments in low impact wetlands.
Personal Choice and Responsibility
Wetlands that do not contribute to responsible habitat should be reconsidered for housing development.
Allows better utilization of marginal wetlands and expands housing as needed.
Removes government protection of wetlands that do not contribute to good habitat.