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BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

DESCHUTES COUNTY LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:30am

Location: 1300 NW Wall Street, Bend Oregon

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2nd Floor, Allen Room Phone Number: 541-603-9450

1. Introductions Phil Henderson, Chair

2. Current Deschutes County Priority Bills:

a. Bill Calendar Upcoming scheduled events

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b. Bill List Discussion

3. Department Updates on Identified Bills

4. Legislator Priorities

5. Discuss End of Session

Deschutes County encourages persons with disabilities to participate in all programs and activities. To request this information in an alternate

format please call (541) 617-4747.
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f Category Relating To: Catch Line: Last action: County Priority

County Position

Department Comments Departments

HB 2239 Public Safety Relating to the establishment of circuit court judge positions; creating new provisions; amending ORS 3.012; and prescribing an

effective date.
Tagged Passions:legal, public safety, judge, and court

Increases number of circuit court judges in certain judicial districts. 3/22: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

Tagged Passions:legal, judge, and court

1 Support 1/29: Preparing letter of support for Board signature (JU). Administrative Services

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SB 88 Housing Relating to accessory dwelling units. Allows counties to authorize construction of accessory dwelling units on lands zoned for rural

residential use.
Tagged Passions:rural, construction, zoning, and housing

4/4: Senate recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

1 TBD LC 3680 which combines the provisions of SB 88 with the statewide wildfire risk mapping concept would impact the bill as follows: 1) No ADUs

outside of RFPDs (no change from previous versions); 2) No defensible space is required outside of ODF's protection districts (significant change from previous versions) (note, east of Sisters, Cloverdale, greater Redmond, Tumalo, north and east of Bend there would be no defensible space required); 3) I assume the intent is to require all ADUs to be built to the standard in R327 until Consumer and Business Services completes a map showing where R327 would/wouldn't be required for ADUS (in 2021). However, my reading of Section 2 (2) (L) of page 2, lines 28 and 29 of the legislative concept would be that unless a County has adopted a Wildfire Hazard Zone to identify the qualifying lots of record , R-327 is not applicable. My suggestion would be that this is clarified. If they want to require that buildings are built to the code then Section 2 (2)(L) might read: The accessory dwelling unit complies with the Oregon residential specialty code R327.4.2 through R327.4.8:. If they want counties to determine where the code applies, they can refer to the entire code as written, but it would still be good to have that clarified. One other item of note: If R327 applies to ADUs, I would assume that existing, non-permitted ADUs would be difficult to grandfather in without significant alteration. This is not an issue with the LC, but something I've heard come up in other conversations. (EK 2/26/19)
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Community Development, Natural Resources

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HB 3360 Capital Construction

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Relating to improvements to court facilities.

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Provides that bonds may be issued under Article XI-Q of Oregon Constitution if Chief Justice of Supreme Court determines that remodeling, renovation

or expansion of court facilities is necessary or desirable.
Tagged Passions:legal, expansion, bond, and court

4/15: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

1 Support Would allow expansion of courtouse to accommodate new judge position proposed in HB 2239.

Tagged Passions:legal, expansion, and judge

Facilities, Administration

SB 500 Veterans Relating to property tax exemption for disabled veterans; prescribing an effective date.

Tagged Passions:veterans, disability, taxes, Taxes, property, and property tax

Grants higher property tax exemption for property of veterans with disabilities.

Tagged Passions:grant, veterans, taxes, Taxes, property, and property tax

5/9: Public hearing held in Revenue.

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2 Support Disabled veterans tax credit benefits many throughout the county

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Administration, Veteran's, Assessor

HB 2320 Economic Development

Tagged Passions:economic development, development, and Development

Relating to lottery revenues; creating new provisions; amending ORS 320.005 and 461.547; and prescribing an effective date.

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Provides that fixed percentage of certain forecasted video lottery revenues, adjusted for certain allocations to Regional Solutions Program, be

transferred to counties for economic development.
Tagged Passions:economic development, development, gambling, program, and Development

4/5: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

2 Support AOC Priority. Preserves video lottery proceeds from continuing raids for other pet legislative projects.

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Administrative Services, Finance

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HB 2339 Health Care Relating to sobering facilities; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:health and emergency

Requires Oregon Health Authority to administer program to provide matching grants to registered sobering facilities.

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3/13: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

2 Support Distict attorney supports (JH). Should assist with DCSC funding and expedite sobering services for our county (George Conway). referred to

Judiciary with subsequent referral to Ways and Means. public hearing 1/22. BOC approved priority/position 2/13/19 (Gina Brooksbank). no scheduled events (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). Do pass and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference (gina brooksbank 3/15/19). no scheduled events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled
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Health Services

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Blue fill: Priority and position affirmed by Board of Commissioners White fill: Bills to monitor Green text: Bill has passed Red text: Bill has died

HB 2600 Health Care Relating to disease outbreaks in congregate care facilities.

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Requires long term care facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to adopt specified protocols and

procedures regarding preventing and reporting disease outbreaks.
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6/19: House recommended do pass. 6/20: 2nd reading in House. 6/21: 3rd reading in House.

2 Support 1/29: Requires long term care facilities and residential care facilities providing care to six or more residents to have inspection by

Oregon Health Authority to ensure compliance with health and sanitation laws. (TK). public hearing 1/31. no scheduled events (gina brooksbank 3/15/19). no events scheduled (GB 3/25/19). work session scheduled 4/2/19 (GB 4/1/19). work sesion rescheduled 4/9/19 (GB 4/8/19). Do pass with amendments, referred to Ways Means 4/16/19. no events GB 5/31/19. Assigned to Subcomittee On Human Services 6/3/19 Work Session cancelled 6/5/19 Public Hearing and Work Session Held, Returned to Full Comittee 6/10/19 Work Session 6/5/19 Work session cancelled 6/4/19. Public Hearing and Work Session Held, returned to committee 6/10/19 Work session Held 6/14/19 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed. 6/19/19 Second reading 6/20/2019 (E.S)
Tagged Passions:health, solid waste, services, events, hearing, and compliance

Health Services

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HB 2750 Public Safety Relating to interactions with persons who have experienced trauma; and prescribing an effective date.

Tagged Passions:public safety

Directs Department of Justice to establish program for awarding grants to law enforcement agencies and local governments for training of groups and

agencies that interact with persons who have experienced trauma.
Tagged Passions:grant, public safety, program, and training

3/19: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

2 Support District Attorney would apply for a grant for his department (JH)

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Community Justice, Sheriff's Office, District Attorney's Office

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SB 27 Water Relating to Oregon Drinking Water Quality Act fees

Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, and water

Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to adopt by rule schedule for fees assessed on water suppliers to partially defray costs of authority related to

performance of duties under Oregon Drinking Water Quality Act.
Tagged Passions:health, utility, Utility, performance, and water

6/19: Signed by President Speaker.

2 Support 1/29: Will restructure the Drinking Water Services Fee. There hasn't been an increase in the funding to local public health drinking water

programs in ten years. (TK). Do pass with amendments and referred to Ways and Means (gina brooksbank 3/15/19). No future events scheduled. no events scheduled (GB 3/25/19). no scheduled events (GB 4/1/19). no scheduled events (4/17/19). 4/25/19: Letter of support sent to the Joint Committee on Ways and Means Co-Chairs from the the Deschutes County Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB). (TK) work session 5/31/19 (GB) Recommendation: Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng 6/5/19 Second Reading 6/5 Third Reading 6/10 First Reading, Referred to Ways and Means 6/11/19 Recommendation: Do pass.6/12/19 Second reading 6/13/19 Third Reading 6/17/19 (Elizabeth Sanchez) Third reading. Carried by Schouten. Passed. Ayes, 39; Nays, 20- 06/18/2019 President signed 6/19/19 Speaker signed 6/20/19 (ES)
Tagged Passions:funding, health, utility, Utility, services, events, program, and water

Health Services

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SB 488 Health Care Relating to immunization against influenza for incarcerated persons; declaring an emergency.

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Requires Department of Corrections and local correctional facilities to offer immunization against influenza virus to each inmate and prisoner.

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President Signed 6/19/19 Speaker signed 6/20/19

2 Support Recommend support to reduce chance of influenza outbreaks in jails and prisons. (George Conway) BOC approved priority/position 2/13/19

(Gina Brooksbank). work session scheduled 3/11/19 in Senate Committee on Judiciary (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). Do pass with amendments and requesting referral to Ways and Means (gina brooksbank 3/15/19). work session 5/31/19 (GB). Recommendation: Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng. bill 6/5/19 Second reading. 6/6/19 Third reading. Carried by Gelser. Passed 06/10/19 First reading, Referred to Ways and Means. 6/11/19 Recommendation: Do pass. 6/12/19 Second reading. 6/13/19 Third Reading 6/17/19 (Elizabeth Sanchez) Recommendation: Do pass. 6/12/19 Second Reading 6/13/2019 Third reading. Carried by Schouten. Passed. Ayes, 39; Nays, 20 -6/18/19 President Signed 6/19/19 Speaker signed 6/20/19 (ES).
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Health Services

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SB 763 Health Care Relating to civil commitment. Defines dangerous to self or others for purposes of civil commitment proceedings. Describes evidence

that court may consider in determining whether person is dangerous to self or others.
Tagged Passions:health, legal, and court

4/17: Senate recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

2 Support The amended language more explicitly defines dangerousness to self or others in an effort to make civil commitment decisions easier to

support legally when warranted. (GC) Adds definition to dangerous to self or others to mean likely to cause serious harm to self/others in the next 30 days. This is a still a very small percentage of individuals, but is more specific (and clinically reasonable) than the imminency standard. (Janice Garceau). Agree on SB 763; still is quite narrow, but does add definition to dangerous to self or others to mean likely to cause serious harm to self/others in the next 30 days. This is a still a very small percentage of folks, but is more specific (and clinically reasonable) than the always mysterious immanency standard (Wil Berry). referred to Judiciary 2/8. no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). public hearing work session scheduled 3/18/19 (gina brooksbank 3/15/19). Wil Berry is testifying Monday, as a representative of the Oregon Psychiatric Physicians Association (not as an official rep of Deschutes County (gina brooksbank 3/18/19). no events scheduled (GB 3/25/19). work session scheduled 4/4/19 (GB 4/1/19). work session scheduled 4/8/19 (GB 4/8/19). no events 5/3/19. Wil to send text of testimony he gave in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Wil to testify for Ways Means along with Judge Wolke. Do pass with amendments and referred to Ways Means 4/17; no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19).No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:legal, public safety, events, hearing, and judge

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

SB 978 Second Amendment

Relating to firearms. Directs Department of State Police to conduct study on reporting of attempted unlawful firearm transfers and present report on

findings to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary on or before September 15, 2020.
Tagged Passions:gun control, public safety, and Gun Control

4/17: Senate recommended do pass. Assigned to rules.

2 Oppose

SB 973 Health Care Relating to behavioral health. Establishes Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Program administered by Behavioral Health

Justice Reinvestment Grant Review Committee established in Oregon Criminal Justice Commission.
Tagged Passions:grant, health, boards and commissions, and program

6/18: House recommended do pass. 6/19: 3rd reading in House.

2 Support The bill creates a Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Program. A Grant opportunity will be opened up to Counties and 5 pilot sites will

be selected. The focus of the grants will be to reduce the number of individuals with a serious mental illness who are high utilizers of the criminal justice system (Holly Harris). BOCC approved level 2 support for the bill, and Holly to draft letter of support for board signature (GB 5/28/19). Assigned to Subcommittee on Public Safety 5/28; work session 6/3 (GB 5/31/19). Work Session Held 6/3/19 Work Session Held 6/6/19 Returned to Full Committee 6/6/19 Work Session Held 6/7/19 Reccomendation: Do pass with amendments to the A-Eng. bill. 6/11/19 Second reading 6/12/19 Third reading. Passed. Ayes, 28- 6/13/19 House First Reading 6/17/19 Referred to Ways and Means (Elizabeth Sanchez) Recommendation: Do pass. Second reading 6/18/19 Third reading. Carried by Gorsek. Passed. Ayes, 56; Nays, 1- 6/19/19 (ES).
Tagged Passions:grant, health, sites, public safety, program, and mental health

Health Services

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HB 2020 Environment Establishes Carbon Policy Office within Oregon Department of Administrative Services and directs Director of Carbon Policy Office

to adopt Oregon Climate Action Program by rule.
Tagged Passions:services, program, Conservation, environment, and policy

Modifies statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. Establishes Joint Committee on Climate Action. Establishes purposes of Oregon Climate

Action Program and provisions for investment of moneys received by state as proceeds from auctions conducted under program. Requires program to place cap on greenhouse gas emissions that are regulated emissions and provide market-based mechanism for covered entities to demonstrate compliance with program. Sets forth certain other requirements for program and for rules adopted by Director of Carbon Policy Office related to program. Establishes certain funds. Sets forth requirements for uses of moneys deposited in funds. Authorizes Public Utility Commission to allow rate or rate schedule to include differential rates or to reflect amounts for programs that enable public utilities to assist low-income residential customers. Transfers duties, functions and powers of Environmental Quality Commission and Department of Environmental Quality related to greenhouse gas reporting to Carbon Policy Office. Amends greenhouse gas reporting statute. Repeals Energy Facility Siting Council carbon dioxide emissions standards. Includes provisions for treatment of site certificate conditions affected by repeal of carbon dioxide emissions standards. Provides that provisions related to Carbon Policy Office, Oregon Climate Action Program, investment of certain moneys, Public Utility Commission, transfer of duties, and repeal of Energy Facility Siting Council carbon dioxide emissions standards become operative January 1, 2021. Provides for expedited review of certain questions on Act to Supreme Court upon petition by adversely affected party. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Tagged Passions:funding, council, legal, facility, market, boards and commissions, utility, Utility, program, emergency, environment, auction, investment, compliance, policy, poverty, rates, energy, and court

6/19: Senate recommended do pass. 6/19: 2nd reading in Senate. 6/20: 3rd reading in Senate.

2 Oppose Carbon Tax/Climate Change Bill (Phil - Pac/West). May be reprioritized to 1 at a future date per Board of Commissioners on 4/3/2019.

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Road

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HB 2046 Public Safety Relating to patrol trooper staffing levels for Department of State Police troopers.

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Directs Department of State Police to maintain staffing level of at least 15 patrol troopers per 100,000 residents of this state, beginning January

1, 2030.
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1/31: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

2 Support On a daily basis the District Attorney's Office sees the challenges the State Police faces in trying to keep our communities safe while

being significantly understaffed. Staffing them up will improve community safety. (JH)
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Sheriff's Office, District Attorney

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HB 2195 Misc Relating to a memorial to Oregon's Vietnam War veterans; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:veterans and emergency

Dedicates portion of State Capitol State Park to Vietnam War memorial. 3/7: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

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2 Support Tom Anderson

HB 2614 Public Safety Relating to driving privileges; prescribing an effective date.

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Repeals driving privilege suspension and eliminates imposition of driving privilege restrictions for failure to pay fine.

3/19: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

2 Oppose May be reprioritized to a 1 at a later date per Board of Commissioners on 4/3/19.

HB 2005 Misc Relating to family medical leave benefits; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a

three-fifths majority.

Creates family and medical leave insurance program to provide partially or fully compensated time away from work to covered individual who meets

certain criteria while covered individual is on family leave, medical leave or safe leave.
Tagged Passions:program and insurance

6/19: House recommended do pass. 6/19: 2nd reading in House.

HB 2015 Misc Relating to documents issued by the Department of Transportation; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:transportation and emergency

Eliminates requirement that person provide proof of legal presence before Department of Transportation issues noncommercial driver license,

noncommercial driver permit or identification card.
Tagged Passions:legal, transportation, and license

6/18: House passed. 6/19: 1zt reading in Senate and referred to Ways Means.

HB 2449 Public Safety Relating to tax for emergency communications; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, public safety, emergency, communications, and Communications

Increases rate of tax for emergency communications. Increases amount of distribution from Emergency Communications Account to counties with

population under 40,000.
Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, emergency, communications, and Communications

6/6: House passed. 6/19: work session in Senate Finance Revenue.

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3 Neutral This bill is to increase the current statewide 9-1-1 surcharge from .75 cents to 1.50. The current concern amongst some 9-1-1 PSAPS with

this bill as proposed is the change in the quarterly distribution formula from PSAP to PSAP. The proposed change in the distribution formula would increase funds to smaller counties with potential to increase their current operating budget by as much as 300 . We are in support of the increase to 1.50, but the change in the distribution formula going forward is a concern.
Tagged Passions:funding, 911, and budget

911

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HB 5044 Budget Relating to the financial administration of the Oregon Climate Authority; and declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:finance, budget, emergency, and environment

Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Climate Authority for biennial expenses.

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1/23: Assigned to Ways Means Subcommittee on Natural Resources.

3 Administrative Services

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SB 737 Taxes Relating to tax exemptions for affordable housing; prescribing an effective date.

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Extends sunset for property tax exemption for low income rental housing 2/28: Referred to Tax Expenditures.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, rental, property, property tax, and housing

3 Support

no additional administrative cost to implement and maintain

Administrative Services, Assessor's Office

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HB 2277 Ethics/Electi ons

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Revises and clarifies circumstances in which individuals, including public officials and elected public officials, must register with Oregon

Government Ethics Commission and file lobbyist registration statement.
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4/17: Work session held in Rules.

3 Neutral Administrative Services, Clerk's Office, Legal Counsel

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HB 2241 Budget Relating to state court technology fees; creating new provisions; amending ORS 1.002 and 1.012; and prescribing an effective date.

Tagged Passions:legal, budget, Technology, technology, and court

Authorizes Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to impose fees on public bodies for use of certain electronic court services.

Tagged Passions:legal, services, and court

6/14: Work session in Ways Means. 6/19: House recommended do pass with amendments.

3 Neutral If this passes, and if the Courts charge public bodies for use of court electronic services, the impact on the District Attorney's budget

will be significant as we access court documents on a daily basis. (JH)
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Administrative Services, District Attorney's Office, Sheriff's Office

Tagged Passions:legal, public safety, and services

HB 2075 Economic Development

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Establishes Development Readiness Program within Department of Land Conservation and Development to assist local governments with land use goals

relating to housing and economic development.
Tagged Passions:economic development, development, program, Conservation, Development, and housing

3/28: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Support Community Development

Tagged Passions:development, Development, and community development

HB 2106 Land Use Relating to land use. Directs Department of Land Conservation and Development to study and make recommendations on provisions of

state law related to land use.
Tagged Passions:development, Conservation, and Development

6/12: Signed by Speaker. 6/13: Signed by President.

3 Neutral Too general to provide comments at this time. Monitor as it may evolve into more significant legislation.

Community Development

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HB 2322 Land Use Relating to the adoption of energy policies into statewide land use planning goals; creating new provisions; and amending ORS

197.235.
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Requires Land Conservation and Development Commission to amend statewide land use planning goals related to energy to incorporate development of

renewable energy facilities and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to match state energy policies.
Tagged Passions:planning, boards and commissions, development, Conservation, Development, and energy

4/11: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Neutral Monitor Community Development

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SB 218 Marijuana Relating to cannabis; and declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:drugs, emergency, and marijuana

Authorizes Oregon Liquor Control Commission to refuse to issue marijuana production licenses based on market demand and other relevant factors.

Tagged Passions:drugs, alcohol, market, boards and commissions, marijuana, and license

6/7: Signed by President and Speaker. 6/17: Signed by Governor.

3 Support Monitor Community Development

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HB 2055 Housing Relating to workforce housing; creating new provisions; and amending ORS 458.610 and 458.620.

Tagged Passions:workforce and housing

Establishes Workforce Housing Accelerator Program within Housing and Community Services Department.

Tagged Passions:services, program, workforce, and housing

3/22: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Support Admin: the Bill includes a general fund appropriation of 15 million to OHCS for the Greater Oregon Housing Account.

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Community Development, Administrative Services

Tagged Passions:development, services, Development, and community development

HB 2228 Housing Relating to housing technical assistance for local governments.

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Establishes Local Government Technical Assistance Program within Housing and Community Services Department.

Tagged Passions:services, program, and housing

3/25: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Support Bill would require Oregon Housing and Community Services Dept to provide technical and financial assistant to LOC and AOC to establish

regional housing and community development staff throughout the state that will provide technical assistance and discrete services to cities and counties to provide needed housing.
Tagged Passions:finance, development, services, Development, community development, and housing

Community Development, Administrative Services

Tagged Passions:development, services, Development, and community development

HB 2802 Housing Relating to supporting homeownership for low income individuals; and declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:emergency and housing

Establishes Homeownership Repair and Rehabilitation Program within Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants to entities providing

financial assistance to persons in low income households for repair and rehabilitation of residences. Establishes Homeownership Repair and Rehabilitation Program Fund to support program. Requires 50 percent of fund to be administered by community action agency network. Establishes Healthy Homes Program within department to research housing health hazards and to provide revolving funds for organizations addressing housing health hazards. Establishes Healthy Homes Revolving Fund to support program. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to department for deposit into both funds. Makes programs operative January 1, 2020. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
Tagged Passions:funding, grant, health, finance, services, program, emergency, poverty, and housing

4/1: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Support Community Development, Administrative Services

Tagged Passions:development, services, Development, and community development

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HB 2123 Taxes Relating to taxation of products containing nicotine; creating new provisions; amending ORS 323.500 and 323.505; prescribing an

effective date; and providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, and tobacco

Expands definition of tobacco products for purpose of taxation to include inhalant form nicotine.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, and tobacco

4/11: Public hearing held in Revenue.

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3 Support 2/1: Tax that includes inhalant delivery devices, which are largely unregulated. (TK). BOC approved priority/position 2/13/19 (Gina

Brooksbank). no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). no scheduled events (GB 4/1/19). public hearing scheduled 4/10/19 4/11/19 (GB 4/8/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
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Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2125 Taxes Relating to taxes imposed on alcoholic beverages; creating new provisions; amending ORS 473.030 and 473.035; prescribing an effective

date; and providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Tagged Passions:alcohol, taxes, and Taxes

Increases privilege taxes imposed upon manufacturer or importing distributor of malt beverages or wine.

Tagged Passions:alcohol, taxes, and Taxes

1/18: Referred to Revenue. 3 Support 2/12: Monitoring. (TK). BOC approved priority/position (GB 2/13/19). No scheduled events (GB 5/31/19). No

scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
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Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2751 Taxes Relating to the administration of the state transient lodging tax program; prescribing an effective date.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, and program

Requires Department of Revenue to study rate of voluntary compliance, during period from January 1, 2020, through June 30, 2022, with state transient

lodging tax program.
Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, program, and compliance

1/28: Referred to Revenue. 3 Neutral Relates to state program of transient lodging tax collection Finance

Tagged Passions:finance, taxes, Taxes, and program

HB 2158 Taxes Relating to taxation of cigars; creating new provisions; amending ORS 323.505; and prescribing an effective date.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, and tobacco

Removes per cigar limitation on cigar tax. 4/11: Public hearing held in Revenue.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, hearing, and tobacco

3 Support 2/12: Monitoring. (TK) BOC approved priority/position 2/13/19 (GB). no events scheduled (GB 3/8/19). no scheduled events (GB 4/1/19).

public hearing scheduled 4/10/19 4/11/19 (GB 4/8/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
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Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2159 Taxes Relating to inhalants; creating new provisions; amending ORS 131.602; prescribing an effective date; and providing for revenue raising

that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Tagged Passions:taxes and Taxes

Imposes tax on distribution of inhalant product based on percentage of wholesale sales price.

Tagged Passions:sale, taxes, and Taxes

4/11: Public hearing held in Revenue.

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3 Support 2/12: Monitoring. (TK) BOC approved priority/position 2/13/19 (GB). no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). no scheduled events (GB

4/1/19). nublic hearing scheduled 4/10/19 4/11/19 (GB 4/8/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:events and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2169 Taxes Relating to inhalants; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.

Tagged Passions:taxes and Taxes

Imposes tax on distribution of inhalant product based on percentage of wholesale sales price.

Tagged Passions:sale, taxes, and Taxes

4/11: Public hearing held in Revenue.

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3 Support 2/12: Monitoring. (TK). BOC approved priority/position 2/13/19 (GB). no events scheduled (GB 3/8/19). no events scheduled (GB 4/1/19).

public hearing 4/10/19 4/11/19 (GB 4/8/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
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Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2270 Taxes Relating to taxes on nonfood consumer products; creating new provisions; amending ORS 323.010, 323.031, 323.457, 323.500, 323.505,

323.625 and 431A.175; prescribing an effective date; and providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Tagged Passions:taxes and Taxes

Increases tax on distribution of cigarettes. 6/19: House recommended do pass. 6/19: 2nd reading in House. 6/20: 3rd reading in House. Passed. Ayes,

39; Nays, 21
Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, and tobacco

3 Oppose 1/29: Increases tax on distribution of cigarettes, including inhalant delivery devices. Moneys from this taxation will be appropriated to

the Oregon Health Authority for tobacco and chronic disease prevention, and other health-related programs. (TK). BOC changed from 2/Support to 3/Neutral 2/13/19 (GB). no events scheduled (GB 3/8/19). no scheduled events (GB 4/1/19). public hearing 4/10/19 4/11/19 (GB 4/8/19). Board voted to oppose bill on 4/3/19 - pending discussion with Commissioner Adair. no events (GB 5/31/19). Work Session Held 6/13/19 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Tax Expenditures. 6/14/19 Referred to Tax Expenditures by order of Speaker. 6/14/19 Public Hearing Scheduled 6/17/19 (Elizabeth Sanchez) Work Session Held 6/18/19 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed, second reading 6/19/19 Third reading. Carried by Salinas. Passed. Ayes, 39; Nays, 21- 6/20/19 (ES)
Tagged Passions:health, taxes, Taxes, events, program, hearing, and tobacco

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

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HB 2012 Health Care Relating to health care. Allows individuals who do not qualify for medical assistance or premium tax credits under Affordable

Care Act to enroll in coordinated care organizations by paying premiums that cover actuarial value of health services. Requires Oregon Health Authority to administer program.
Tagged Passions:health, taxes, Taxes, services, program, health insurance, and Affordable Care Act

4/15: House recommended do pass. Referred to Ways Means.

3 observe observe (Janice Garceau). public hearing scheduled on 3/14/19 in House Committee on Health Care (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). work session

scheduled 4/9/19 (GB 4/8/19). do pass with amendments referred to Ways Means (GB 4/17/19). no events 5/31/19 No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:health, events, and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2026 Health Care Relating to pilot program to decrease school absenteeism; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:health, program, emergency, and education

Extends sunset on pilot program to decrease rates of school absenteeism by using trauma-informed approaches to education, health services and

intervention strategies.
Tagged Passions:health, services, program, education, and rates

3/14: House recommended do pass. Referred to Student Success.

3 Support Monitor (David Inbody). public hearing 1/30. work session scheduled 3/11/19 in House Committee on Education (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). do

pass with amendments referred to Student Success (gina brooksbank 3/15/19). no scheduled events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:events, hearing, and education

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2224 Health Care Relating to student wellness; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:health and emergency

Directs Department of Education to distribute grants for improving student outcomes by supporting social, emotional, mental and physical health needs

of students.
Tagged Passions:grant, health, education, and students

4/8: House recommended do pass. Referred to Student Success.

3 Support Monitor (David Inbody) - May have fiscal implications for child family program. Definite fiscal impact as uses SGF that might otherwise

fund BH services. Questions being asked about coordination with BH (Janice Garceau 2/21/19). public hearing scheduled in House Committee on Education 3/11/19 (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). no events scheduled 3/15/19). work session scheduled 4/1/19 (GB 4/1/19). do pass with amendments. referred to Student Succes (GB 4/17/19). no events 5/31/19 No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES 6/21/19)
Tagged Passions:services, events, program, hearing, and education

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2257 Health Care Relating to drugs; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:drugs, health, and emergency

Declares legislative intent to consider substance use disorder as chronic illness.

6/19: House recommended do pass. 6/20: 2nd reading in House. 6/21: 3rd reading in House.

3 Neutral public hearing scheduled in House Committee on Education. public hearing 2/5. work session 2/12. do pass with amendments referred to Ways

Means 2/18. no scheduled events (GB 5/19/19). assigned to Subcommittee on Human Services; no events (GB5/31/19). Public Hearing and Work session held, Returned to Full Comettee 6/10/19 Work Session Held 6/14/19 (Elizabeth Sanchez) Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed. 6/19/19 Second reading and Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Schouten. Passed. Ayes, 45; Nays, 12- Vote explanation(s) filed by Smith DB. 6/20/19 (ES)
Tagged Passions:services, events, hearing, and education

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2267 Health Care Relating to coordinated care organizations.

Tagged Passions:health

Requires Oregon Health Authority to report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to health, no later than September 20, 2020, on

implementation of provisions requiring coordinated care organization governing boards to be more transparent.
Tagged Passions:health

6/12: Third reading in House. 6/13: First reading in Senate.

3 Support Monitor (David Inbody) - May impact departmental reporting requirements to CCO. AOCMHP - OHA placeholder (Janice Garceau) 2/20/19. no

events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). public hearing 3/26. work session 4/4/19. no events scheduled (GB 4/8/19). do pass with amendments referred to Ways Means 4/11/19 (GB 4/17/19). work session 6/4 (GB 5/31/19). Work Session Held, Returned to Full Comittee 6/4/19 Work Session Held 6/7/19 Recommendation: Do pass. 6/11/19 Second Reading 6/12/19 Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Nosse. Passed. Ayes, 56; Nays, 3- 6/12/19 First reading. Referred to President's desk 6/13/19 Referred to Ways and Means. 6/14/19 (Elizabeth Sanchez). Recommendation: Do pass the A-Eng. bill. Second reading 6/18/19 Third reading. Carried by Wagner. Passed. Ayes, 28; Excused, 1- 6/19/19 Speaker signed 6/20/19 (ES)
Tagged Passions:events and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

06/28/19 7

HB 2327 Health Care Relating to safe schools to learn; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:health, emergency, and education

Establishes Statewide School Safety and Prevention System. Specifies functions of system. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.

Tagged Passions:emergency, education, and school safety

3/29: Passed House. Referred to Student Success.

3 Neutral monitor. no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). public hearing 2/6. work session 3/25/19. do pass and referred to Student Success.

no events scheduled (GB 4/1/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:events and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2446 Health Care Relating to reducing the high costs of pharmaceutical products.

Tagged Passions:health

Creates Help In Cutting Costs for Unusual Pharmaceuticals program in Oregon Health Authority to reimburse high costs incurred by persons in this

state to purchase certain pharmaceutical products.
Tagged Passions:health, program, purchasing, and unusual

1/15: Referred to Revenue. 3 Support Will help certain patients in need. (George Conway). referred to revenue 1/15. no events (GB 5/31/19). No

scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:events

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2626 Health Care Relating to nutrition assistance for low income families.

Tagged Passions:health and nutrition

Expands eligibility for Women, Infants and Children Program nutrition assistance to children up to 24 months of age, paid for with state funds.

Tagged Passions:funding, program, and nutrition

4/12: Passed House. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Support Monitor (TK). public hearing 1/30. work session 2/27. no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). possible work session scheduled 4/8/19

(GB 4/1/19). no events (GB 4/8/19). do pass with amendments referred to Ways Means 4/12/19 (GB 4/17/19). no events 5/31/19. No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:events and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2627 Health Care Relating to peer support for individuals in recovery from substance use disorders.

Tagged Passions:health

Requires Oregon Health Authority to operate peer managed recovery centers in cities in this state with populations of 100,000 or more to provide peer

mentor support and peer support services to individuals in recovery from addiction.
Tagged Passions:health and services

4/16: Passed House. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Neutral Monitor. public hearing 2/5. no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). work session scheduled 4/9/19 (GB 4/8). do pass with amendments

referred to Ways Means 4/16/19 (GB 4/17/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:events and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2639 Taxes Relating to nutrition assistance for low income families.

Tagged Passions:taxes, Taxes, and nutrition

Expands eligibility for Women, Infants and Children Program nutrition assistance to children five years of age or older who have not entered

kindergarten, paid for with state funds.
Tagged Passions:funding, program, and nutrition

4/5: Passed House. Referred to Ways Means.

3 Support Recommend support (TK) (George Conway). 3/4: Health Services recommends to change from priority 2 to a priority 3 at this time. Manager

Pamela Ferguson does not anticipate taking action at this time. (TK). no events scheduled 3/8/19.) possible work session scheduled 4/1/19 (GB 4/1/19). do pass with amendments and referred to Ways and Means (4/5/19). no events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES 6/21/19).
Tagged Passions:health, services, events, and manager

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 2831 Health Care Relating to residential peer support for individuals with mental illness who are in crisis; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:health, emergency, and mental health

Provides funding to peer-run organizations in Portland metropolitan area, southern Oregon region and eastern and central Oregon region to operate

peer respite centers to provide peer respite services to individuals with mental illness who experience acute distress, anxiety or emotional pain.
Tagged Passions:funding, services, and mental health

3/25: Passed House and referred to Ways Means.

3 Neutral Monitor (Janice Garceau). public hearing held 3/7/19; no events scheduled gina brooksbank 3/8/19).work session 3/19/19. do pass and

reffered to Ways and Means. (GB 4/1/19). no scheduled events (GB 5/31/19). No scheduled events (Elizabeth Sanchez 6/17/19). No scheduled events (ES
Tagged Passions:events and hearing

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

HB 5026 Health Care DHS Budget Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services for certain biennial expenses.

Tagged Passions:health, budget, services, and Immigration

6/13 Work session held in Ways Means Subcommittee on Human Services and returned to full Ways Means.

Tagged Passions:services

3 Oppose Janice Garceau/see one-page with priorities; W M HS Sub Public Hearing on 2/13. AOCMHP indicates potential serious negative impact on

CDDP/Brokerage case management and other I/DD services in communities if priority Policy Option Packages not included (JGarceau 2/22). public hearing 1/29, 1/30, 1/31, 2/5, 2/6, 2/12, 2/13, 2/19, 2/20, 2/21, 2/25, 2/26, 2/27. no events scheduled (gina brooksbank 3/8/19). public hearing scheduled 3/28/19 (GB 4/1/19). no events (GB 5/31/19) Work Session Scheduled 6/12/19 Work Session Held 6/13/19 Returned to Full Comittee 6/13/19 (Elizabeth Sanchez). Work Session Held 6/20/19
Tagged Passions:services, events, hearing, and policy

Health Services

Tagged Passions:health and services

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SB 1 Health Care Relating to youth with specialized needs; declaring an emergency.

Tagged Passions:health, emergency, and youth

Establishes Statewide System of Care Task Force. Directs task force to make series of reports and recommend legislation to Legislative Assembly and

Governor. Directs task force to make recommendations to Director of Oregon Health Authority, Director of Oregon Youth Authority and Director of Human Services regarding systems of care. Directs task force to create data dashboard regarding youths being served by Oregon Youth Authority, Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Health Authority for biennial expenses related to task force. Directs Oregon Health Authority, in consultation with Department of Human Services and Oregon Youth Authority, to prepare and publish requests for proposals for regional evaluation and care teams. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services for biennial expenses related to regional evaluation and care teams. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2019.
Tagged Passions:health, services, emergency, and youth

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