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 March 9th
There is a possibility for training on TrackYourVote
Learn lobbying, testifying and analyzing.
Legislative Speaker each week
BILLS WITH PUBLIC HEARING ON MARCH 9:
SENATE EDUCATION, 3PM, HR B
SB 854 – Requires each school district board to develop written plan establishing climate change instructional program for kindergarten through grade 12 no later than June 1, 2026.
SB 425 – Requires Department of Education to study juvenile detention education programs and youth corrections education programs.
SB 600 – Appropriates moneys to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for distribution to Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution at University of Oregon
SENATE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT, 1PM HR B
SB 803 – Establishes standard for carbon intensity and other characteristics of diesel fuel used in on-road motor vehicles
SENATE JUDICIARY, 1PM, HR D
SB 219 – Modifies timing of progress report superintendent of state mental hospital or director of facility to which defendant is committed must send court concerning defendant’s fitness to proceed.
SB 319 – Provides that person who contracts with public body to provide services for purposes of community restoration or to restore fitness to proceed is state officer, employee or agent for purposes of indemnification under Oregon Tort Claims Act under certain circumstances.
SB 615 – Modifies crime of organizing speed racing event
SENATE LABO & BUSINESS, 8AM, HR B
SB 631 – Permits employees of certain state agencies to refuse to work additional mandatory overtime shift scheduled by employer when employee has already worked mandatory overtime in same month.
SB 692 – Directs Department of Human Services to develop or acquire and maintain information system for tracking investigations related to allegations of workplace discrimination and harassment
SB 912 – Authorizes Director of Employment Department to deduct amount from future weekly family and medical leave insurance benefits for overpayments due to individual’s fault.
SB 913 – Makes technical changes to paid family and medical leave insurance program.
SB 943 – Establishes Broadband Service Infrastructure Program within Oregon Broadband Office for purpose of offsetting cost of planning and developing high speed broadband service infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas.
SENATE RULES, 3PM, HR C
HB 2033 – Clarifies method of collecting unpaid charges against real property if instrument conveying fee title to such real property to exempt entity is recorded without certificate issued by county assessor attesting that all charges have been paid.
SENATE VETERANS, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, FEDERAL & WORLD AFFAIRS, 8:30AM, HR C
SB 814 – Declares intent of Legislative Assembly to displace competition under state action doctrine for discussions, collaborations and agreements among ports of Astoria, Columbia County and Coos Bay and with other members of Northwest Marine Terminal Association that could incur liability under state or federal antitrust laws.
SB 884 – Grants higher property tax exemption for property of veterans with disabilities.
HOUSE AGRICULTURE, LAND USE, NATURAL RESOURCES & WATER, 3PM, HR D
HB 3099 – Requires Water Resources Department to study water management in Chewaucan River watershed.
HB 3103 – Directs Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station to establish agricultural water management technical assistance program.
HB 3100 – Establishes certain requirements concerning integrated state water resources strategy.
HB 3321 – Directs Oregon Health Authority to study small community water systems.
HB 2238 – Authorizes Director of Department of State Lands to adopt rules establishing fees related to removal or fill permit applications, wetland delineation reports and general authorizations
HOUSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS, 1PM, HR F
HB 3272 – (1:00 – 1:20 pm) Permits Secretary of State to share and communicate with approved organizations information about ethnicity, domicile and veteran status of owner or principal of large business that applies for or renews license, permit or registration in this state.
HB 3201 – (1:20 – 1:40 pm) Requires Oregon Business Development Department to provide financial assistance to support broadband access, affordability and adoption.
HB 3249 – (1:40 – 2:00 pm) Repeals sunset of Broadband Fund and related program.
HOUSE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, GENERAL GOVERNMENT & VETERANS, 1PM, HR A
HB 2904 – Requires institution or research facility that performs research, testing or studies involving nonhuman primates to annually report certain information to State Veterinarian.
HB 3127 – Prohibits installation or download of certain covered products onto state information technology assets.
HB 2490 – Exempts from required disclosure records concerning cybersecurity plans, devices and systems, including contractual and insurance records setting forth specifications, applications and coverages.
HOUSE HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS, 8AM, HR F
HB 3174 – Requires Oregon Department of Administrative Services to provide grants to local governments for regional housing coordinators.
HB 2260 – Requires Housing and Community Services Department to study system development charges impacting housing.
HB 3268 – Establishes Rural System Development Charges Program within Housing and Community Services Department to pay system development charges for rural affordable multifamily housing.
HOUSE JUDICIARY, 9AM, HR D
HB 3275 – Provides that supervision of certain misdemeanor offenders reverts to Department of Corrections if county opts out of providing correctional services.
HB 3294 – Requires county clerk to replace recorded instrument with court-ordered version that redacts discriminatory language.
SB 308 A – Changes title of “small estate affidavit” to “simple estate affidavit.” Modifies eligibility for simple estate affidavit to include estate of decedent dying testate if value of specific bequests does not exceed specified amount and residual beneficiary is decedent’s inter vivos trust
HOUSE REVENUE, 8:30AM, HR A
HB 3226 – Provides that taxpayer is not required to make estimated corporate activity tax payment for quarter that taxpayer has zero taxable commercial activity.
HB 3078 – Authorizes any combination of cities, counties and ports to designate enterprise zones together
HOUSE RULES, 1 PM, HR C
HCR 18 – Recognizes importance of civic education and commends Classroom Law Project for 40 years of service in providing interactive civic education programs.
HCR 25 – Commemorates 75th anniversary of Oregon Institute of Technology.
JOINT TRANSPORTATION, 5PM, HR F
HB 2796 – Expands all-terrain vehicle highway access routes to include county roads.
HB 3248 – Permits person to operate Class I, Class III and Class IV all-terrain vehicles on highways that are not interstate highways if all-terrain vehicle meets vehicle equipment standards and all-terrain vehicle is registered.
SB 888 – Requires person 15 years of age or older operating Class IV or certain Class II all-terrain vehicles to carry and present both documentation of driving privileges and valid all-terrain vehicle operator permit.
SB 889 – Modifies definition of “Class IV all-terrain vehicle.” Removes requirement that certain off-road vehicles be equipped with windshield wipers.
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