SB 977A Provisions relating to justice of the peace.

VOTE: NO – Governor Brown Signed into Law

Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SB977
This bill repealed SECTION 1. ORS 51.270 and 51.280.  The form used to place conditions on a person charged with an offense and the requirement of using the form.

Personal Choice and Responsibility
The gut and stuff Amendment that would have removed processes for Water rights was not adopted, it would have removed the rules that project a junior water right user to protect their irrigation right from frivolous or erroneous orders until heard in court.

Fiscal Responsibility
This action would be economically devastating to the junior water right holder, harm private property rights, the local community and public good, while tipping the balance of unmitigated power.

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