SB 1518 Evaluate building codes to decarbonize

Signed into law by Gov. Brown, 3-17-22 This bill establish Task Force on Resilient Efficient Buildings for the purpose of identifying and evaluating policies related to building codes and building decarbonization for new and existing buildings that would enable the state to meet greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals and to make policy recommendations to the interim committees for 2023 regular…

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HB 2398 Reduces energy use for building codes

Died In Committee

$195M wildfire bill advances in Oregon Legislature

A $195 million wildfire bill passed out of the Ways and Means committee Tuesday (June 22, 2021) on a party-line vote and now heads to floor votes in the House and Senate amid criticism by some lawmakers that it will hurt rural Oregonians. Backers of Senate Bill 762 are calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation being…

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HB 2180 Amends building codes to include charging stations for electric cars

Signed into Law by Gov Brown

Original Salem State Capital

HB 3189 Establish Building Codes Division

VOTE: NO – Died in Committee – Transfers the Building Codes Division from the Department of Consumer and Business Services to the new established Department of Building Codes.