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 23rd for training on lobbying, testifying and analyzing.
Legislative Speaker this week will be Art Robinson
Next week will be Kim Thatcher
BILLS WITH PUBLIC HEARING ON FEBRUARY 23:
SENATE EDUCATION, 3PM, HR B
SB 269 – Directs Department of Corrections and Higher Education Coordinating Commission to enter into memorandum of understanding regarding correctional education system.
SB 270 – Authorizes adult in custody to enroll in academic program at any community college in state, any distance learning academic program or any other higher education academic program that adult in custody applies for and is accepted into, provided that enrollment in academic program is consistent with administrative rules and regulations adopted by Department of Corrections
SB 517 – Prohibits licensing board, commission or agency from denying, suspending or revoking occupational or professional license solely for reason that applicant or licensee was convicted of crime or subject to qualifying juvenile adjudication that does not substantially relate to specific duties and responsibilities for which license is required.
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
SENATE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT, 1PM, HR B
SB 444 – Directs Department of Environmental Quality to establish Recycling Innovators Grant Program
SB 546 – Requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt and maintain list of designated high priority chemicals of concern used in cosmetic products and to periodically review and revise list.
SENATE JUDICIARY, 1PM, HR D
SB 848 – Extends provision relating to indemnification provisions in construction agreements to all types of damages
HB 2324 – Modifies provisions relating to mailing of notice of appeal
SENATE LABOR AND BUSINESS, 8AM, HR B
SB 418 – Requires subject employers to adopt policy allowing subject workers paid time off during shift to receive medical services related to worker’s compensable injury or occupational disease.
HB 2110 A – Removes requirement for certain state agencies to withhold moneys from municipal corporations that fail to file audit reports with Secretary of State
HB 2523 – Decreases number of course hours required before person may sit for certified public accountant exam
SB 850 – Requires public body that procures construction services for certain qualified projects that use $750,000 or more in funds of public agency or moneys made available to state under federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to enter into project labor agreement that, at minimum, provides for payment of wages at or above prevailing rate of wage, to use apprentices to perform at least 15 percent of work hours that workers in apprenticeable occupations perform on project and to establish and execute plan for outreach, recruitment and retention of women, minority individuals and veterans to perform work on project
SB 851 – Requires Bureau of Labor and Industries to study matters relating to psychological abuse occurring in workplaces in Oregon
SENATE RULES, 3PM, HR C
SB 207 – Authorizes Oregon Government Ethics Commission to proceed on own motion to review and investigate, if commission has reason to believe that public body conducted meetings in executive session that were not in compliance with laws authorizing executive sessions
SB 661 – Prohibits lobbyist from serving as chairperson of interim committee, legislative work group or legislative task force
SB 877 – Restores staggering of terms of county commissioners in certain circumstances
HB 2031 A – Renames “board of property tax appeals” to “property value appeals board.”
HB 2266 – Modifies membership of State Interoperability Executive Council
HB 2267 – Removes requirement that term of office for voting member of Oregon Geographic Information Council begins on January 1
SENATE VETERANS, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, FEDERAL & WORLD AFFAIRS, 8:30AM, HR C
SB 478 – Provides that portion of Oregon Highway 82 shall be known as Deputy Raymond Williams and Deputy Michael Cheney Memorial Highway
SB 687 – Eliminates six-month residency requirement for issuance of angling or shellfish license to qualifying disabled veteran
HOUSE AGRICULTURE, LAND USE, NATURAL RESOURCE & WATER, 3PM, HR D
HB 3163 – Establishes Place-Based Water Planning Fund
HB 3222 – Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to High Desert Partnership for specified purposes
HB 3164 – Makes permanent provisions conditionally allowing water right lease to split use of water between existing water right and in-stream water right within same year.
HOUSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS, 1PM, HR F
HB 2199 – (1:00 – 1:20 pm) Extends sunset date of enterprise zone program
HB 2258 – (1:20 – 1:40 pm) Extends sunset of Oregon Industrial Site Readiness Program
HB 2663 – (1:40 – 2:00 pm) Extends sunset of Oregon Industrial Site Readiness Program
HB 2270 – (2:00 – 2:20 pm) Modernizes certain provisions of Oregon Port Revolving Fund program
HOUSE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, GENERAL GOVERNMENT & VETERANS, 1PM, HR A
HB 2650 – Establishes requirements for informal workgroups and task forces
HB 2601 – Requires State Treasurer to exit from certain carbon-intensive investments, subject to fiduciary duties
HOUSE HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS, 8AM, HR F
HB 2001 – Requires Housing and Community Services Department to study housing
HOUSE JUDICIARY, 8AM, HR D
HB 2535 – Requires Department of Corrections to establish doula program for pregnant and postpartum adults in custody at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
HB 2731 – Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to establish, in collaboration with Department of Corrections, Family Preservation Project pilot program at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
JOINT TRANSPORTATION, 5PM, HR F
SB 14 – Requires Department of Transportation to study options for expanding passenger rail service in Oregon
SB 16 – Requires Department of Transportation to study funding options to support transportation by rail
SB 846 – Directs Metro to study rail corridors within Metro, including inventory of rail corridors and determination of feasibility of using rail corridors to carry passenger trains
HB 3224 – Requires Department of Transportation, State Department of Energy and Department of Environmental Quality to collaborate with City of Salem and mass transit agencies to study feasibility of developing rail streetcar system in city of Salem
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