The War Room will be every Thursday
at the IKE BOX café in the BAY ROOM!
299 Cottage St, NE, Salem
one block from the Capital
Join us February 16th for training on lobbying, testifying and analyzing.
Rep. Kevin Mannix will join at 9:15am
BILLS SCHEDULED FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON FEBRUARY 16
[Whether you attend or not, submit testimony by clicking on the bill number and click on SUBMIT TESTIMONY along the top. You just need a sentence or two, it’s more important to be counted as for or against.]
SENATE EDUCATION, 3PM, HR B
SB 423 – Requires that faculty and nonfaculty staff members of governing board at public university are voting members of board.
SB 275 – Requires Department of Education, Teacher Standards and Practices Commission and Educator Advancement Council to conduct study to identify best means of improving alignment among state education agencies.
SB 273 – Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study to determine how to best coordinate post-secondary education in Oregon.
SENATE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT, 1PM, HR B
SB 124 – Establishes grant program within State Department of Energy to provide grants to fund replacement of generators that use diesel or fossil fuels with renewable hydrogen-fueled generators.
SB 125 – Directs Department of Transportation to establish grant program for fuel cell electric vehicle and hydrogen fueling demonstration projects
SB 630 – Authorizes issuance of lottery bonds and transfer of net proceeds to Oregon Business Development Department.
SENATE JUDICIARY, 1PM, HR D
SB 211 – Repeals sunset on requirement for Department of Corrections to provide training for basic certification of corrections officers employed by department.
SB 470 – Prohibits denial of medical assistance on basis that individual under 19 years of age is in detention pending adjudication.
SB 699 – Expands definition of “public safety officer” to include certain regulatory specialists as persons who may be eligible for benefit awards from Public Safety Memorial Fund.
SENATE RULES, 3PM, HR C
HCR 8 – Designates rescued shelter dogs and cats as official state pet.
HCR 12 – In memoriam: Frank Moore, 1923-2022.
HB 2029 – Increases minimum type size for instruments presented for recording to county clerk.
HB 2032 – Expands eligibility for domestic partnership under Oregon Family Fairness Act to partners of any sex.
HOUSE AGRICULTURE, LAND USE, NATURAL RESOURCES & WATER, 3PM, HR D
HB 2998 – Creates Oregon Soil Health Initiative
HB 2248 – Requires Water Resources Department and Department of Environmental Quality to study impacts of wildfire on water quality of streams and tributaries
HB 2647 – Declares harmful algal blooms to be menace to public health and welfare
HB 3195 – Modifies definition of “public agency” for purposes of eligibility for financial assistance from Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund by removing requirement that agency be authorized to construct water pollution control facilities
HOUSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS, 1PM, HR F
HB 2419 – (1:00 – 1:20 pm) Directs State Treasurer to establish linked deposit program under which State Treasurer purchases investment instruments from qualified depository at below-market rates and qualified depository issues below-market rate loans to minority-owned businesses, woman-owned businesses or businesses that service-disabled veterans own
HB 2766 – (1:20 – 1:40 pm) Requires Oregon Broadband Office to study barriers to, and opportunities for, investment and deployment of wireline and wireless broadband access points
HOUSE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, GENERAL GOVERNMENT, & VETERANS, 1PM, HR A
HB 2763 – Establishes State Public Bank Task Force.
HB 2601 – Requires State Treasurer to exit from certain carbon-intensive investments, subject to fiduciary duties
HOUSE HIGHER EDUCATION, 3PM, HR F
HB 2802 – Establishes pilot program at Portland State University and Eastern Oregon University to enhance hiring of public university students by nonprofit organizations
HB 2472 – Requires public universities to develop specified policies and accountability mechanisms for behavior at interscholastic activities, including sporting events.
HOUSE HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS, 8AM, HR F
HB 2889 – Establishes Oregon Housing Needs Analysis within Housing and Community Services Department
HOUSE REVENUE, 8:30AM, HR A
HB 2237 – Changes terms of members of board of property tax appeals from one year to four years.
HB 3194 – Changes method of determining whether addition of real property improvements constitutes “minor construction” for purposes of property tax law
HOUSE RULES, 1PM, HR C
HB 2888 – Expands regular employment protections afforded for performance of legislative duties by members or prospective members of Legislative Assembly by requiring employers, at option of member or prospective member, to grant time off less than full-day absence to member or prospective member to perform legislative duties
HB 3073 – Prohibits Secretary of State and county clerks from disclosing as public record, or including on lists of electors, residence address of elector who is candidate for elected office or holder of elected office.
HCR 13 – Recognizes and honors Specialist Four Michael Lee Wilkins (1947-1969) for his service to his country
JOINT TRANSPORATION, 5PM, HR F
HB 2787 – Directs Department of Transportation to notify vehicle dealers when department discovers documentation or fees vehicle dealer submitted to register or title vehicle are missing or incomplete.
HB 2790 – Directs Department of Transportation to provide two days’ notice to vehicle dealers and dismantlers before inspecting records unless department is responding to complaint.
HB 3080 – Directs Department of Transportation to allow vehicle dealers that sold more than 100 vehicles in previous calendar year to electronically transmit certain documents related to vehicle sales.
SB 72 – Establishes DMV Modernization Task Force to study options for expanding number of driver and motor vehicle services available to public through private providers.
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