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 23rd
Learn lobbying, testifying and analyzing.
Legislative Speaker each week.
Senator Daniel Bonham will lead a discussion at 9:40
BILLS WITH PUBLIC HEARING ON MARCH 23 – check highlighted bills needing testimony. Also check Oregon Citizens Lobby Alert Page.
SENATE EDUCATION, 3PM, HR B
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 416 Requires public universities and community colleges to pay part-time faculty at same rate, on per-hour basis, as public university or community college pays full-time faculty to prepare for and teach course.
SB 768 Requires Department of Education to conduct study to determine feasibility of collecting student course grade history in grades 6 through 12.
SB 1002 Eliminates State School Fund distributions for facility grants.
SB 1045 Directs Department of Education to review department’s statutes, rules and internal policies to identify how best to incorporate suggestions made by Secretary of State following audit of education in this state
SENATE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT, 1PM, HR B
SB 525 Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt standards prohibiting engine exhaust and evaporative emissions from new small nonroad engines beginning January 1, 2026, unless a later date is required by federal Clean Air Act.
SENATE JUDICIARY, 1PM, HR D
SB 256 Prohibits person from knowingly or intentionally manufacturing, importing, distributing, offering for sale, selling or leasing or otherwise transferring, or installing or reinstalling counterfeit automobile supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag or object that does not comply with federal standard for make, model and year of motor vehicle.
SB 355 Requires Oregon State Bar to study attorneys.
SB 380 Requires Judicial Department to study protective proceedings.
SENATE LABOR & BUSINESS, 8AM, HR B
SB 845 Modifies procedures required for binding arbitration for certain public employees.
SB 881 Provides that client company that is furnished workers by worker leasing company is responsible for employer duties under paid family and medical leave insurance program with respect to workers leased to client company.
SB 999 Requires Bureau of Labor and Industries to study issues relating to different leave laws under which individuals may take time off of work for qualifying reasons.
SB 1047 Raises contract price threshold under which contracting agency may apply certain solicitation and procurement methods for public contracts.
SB 1048 Directs Department of Transportation to establish small business assistance program to assist qualified small businesses in competing for department’s public improvement contracts.
SENATE RULES, 3PM, HR C
SB 292 A Narrows applicability of requirement that members of district school board must file verified statement of economic interest to only those members of districts with specified number of students or districts that are sponsors of virtual public charter schools.
SENATE VETERS, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, FEDERAL & WORLD AFFAIRS, 8AM, HR C
SB 659 Provides that U.S. Highway 30 in Oregon shall be known as Gold Star Families Memorial Highway.
SB 956 Instructs Water Resources Commission to take certain actions related to Walla Walla Water 2050 Strategic Plan.
SB 962 Directs Oregon Department of Emergency Management to develop and implement grant program to distribute moneys to certain counties to fund emergency preparedness coordinators.
HOUSE AGRICULTURE, LAND USE, NATURAL RESOURCES & WATER, 3PM, HR D
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.
HB 2929 Authorizes Water Resources Department to seek injunctive relief if person has engaged, or is about to engage, in activity that is or will be violation of certain water laws.
HB 2631 Provides that compensation for loss or injury to livestock or working dogs under wolf depredation compensation and financial assistance grant program must be based on multiplier of not more than seven times fair market value of livestock or working dogs and recommendation of county advisory committee.
HB 2633 Allows person who submits application for compensation under wolf depredation compensation and financial assistance grant program to amend application.
HOUSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & SMALL BUSINESS, 1PM, HR F
HB 3250 (1:05-1:30 pm) Establishes Task Force on the State of Sports in Oregon to make recommendations for growing businesses in athletics, team sports, outdoor activities and recreation ecosystem in order to establish Oregon as most conducive location in North America for sports economy.
HB 3251 (1:30-1:55 pm) Requires Oregon Tourism Commission to establish and administer grant program to promote, develop and sustain opportunities for agricultural tourism in rural communities in this state.
HB 3317 (1:55-2:10 pm) Establishes Wallowa Rural and Recreational Economic Development Board.
HOUSE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, GENERAL GOVERNMENT & VETERANS, 1PM, HR A
HB 2948 Directs Oregon Department of Emergency Management to develop and implement program to award grants for fairgrounds used as emergency evacuation sites.
HB 2865 Specifies leave of absence entitled for public employee for initial active duty for training and annual active duty training as member of National Guard, National Guard Reserve or reserve component of Armed Forces of the United States or of United States Public Health Service is for days that are work days.
HB 2144 Requires Oregon Military Department to study veterans.
HB 3426 Requires 9-8-8 crisis hotline centers to have policies and train staff on serving firefighters and other first responders.
HOUSE HIGHER EDUCATION, 3PM, HR F
HB 2263 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study to determine how best to coordinate post-secondary education in Oregon.
HB 2265 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study to determine best method for increasing percentage of students enrolled in public universities who graduate in four years.
HB 3452 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study to determine best method for improving graduation rate of students who enroll in post-secondary institutions of education.
HOUSE HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS, 8AM, HR F
HB 3569 Establishes alternative process by which local government must approve application to develop housing on lands zoned to allow residential uses.
HB 3414 Limits conditions under which local governments may deny variance for housing development within urban growth boundary.
HB 3309 Requires minimum percentages of certain accessible units in multifamily housing developed under Housing and Community Services Department programs.
HOUSE JUDICIARY, 8AM, HR D
HB 2309 Requires law enforcement agencies to take DNA sample of person arrested for certain crimes.
HB 3213 Prohibits manufacturer from selling or offering to sell cosmetic developed through use of cosmetic animal test.
HOUSE REVENUE, 8:30AM, HR A
HB 3457 Indexes minimum total cost of eligible project under strategic investment program to increase, if any, in consumer price index.
JOINT TRANSPORTATION, 5PM, HR F
HB 3301 Authorizes Multnomah County to form master plan and service district regarding bridges that span Willamette River.
HB 3323 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Multnomah County for Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project.
HB 3374 Replaces references to vehicle accident and vehicle collision with vehicle crash.
WAYS AND MEANS
HB 5014 Department of Education – 8AM, HR E
SB 5525 Oregon Health Authority – 8AM, H-170
SB 5530 Department of State Police – 3PM, H-170
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