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Senate
Business and Transportation
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 424 Provides that retail dealer, nonretail dealer or wholesale dealer may sell or offer for sale gasoline that is not blended with ethanol if gasoline is for use in motorcycles.
    • SB 461 Permits person to get replacement driver license or driver permit if person dislikes photograph on current driver license or driver permit.
    • SB 463 Permits persons who have certain physical condition to use window tinting that is darker than otherwise allowed if person shows police officer prescription or letter on letterhead from physician or optometrist.
    • SB 583 Allows brewery-public house licensee to also hold off-premises sales license under certain circumstances.
    • SB 623 Eliminates malt beverage and wine production restriction on winery licensee, or person having interest in winery licensee, that acquires full on-premises sales license.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 533 Permits motorcycle driver to proceed at stop light under certain conditions.
    • SB 548 Authorizes county to sell or donate real property to certain federally recognized Indian tribes.
    • SB 574 Requires person providing restoration work on residential or small commercial structure following man-made or natural disaster to have appropriate license endorsement issued by Construction Contractors Board.
    • SB 578 Permits insurer, under specified conditions, to post insurance policy and endorsements on insurer's website in lieu of mailing or delivering insurance policy and endorsements to insured.
    • SB 582 Removes requirement that credit union apply and pay fee to Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services in order to open additional places of business.
Education
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
      The Role of Technical and Regional Universities in Achieving 40-40-20 Goals
      Chris Maples, President, Oregon Tech
      Jay Kenton, Interim President, Eastern Oregon University
      Mark Weiss, President, Western Oregon University
      Roy Saigo, Interim President, Southern Oregon University

  • Public Hearing
    • SB 84 Establishes statewide standards and funding mechanisms for accelerated college credit programs for high school students.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 519 Directs community college districts to use uniform budget and accounting system.
    • SB 447 Establishes grant program to provide matching fund grants to school districts for capital costs of school districts.
    • SB 473 Requires each public university, community college or other institution of higher education to allow students, faculty and staff to identify sexual orientation on forms used to collect demographic data.
    • Note Change: Possible Introduction of Committee Measures has been removed from the agenda.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 135 Allows Department of Education to pay for costs of education of students in eligible day treatment programs and eligible residential treatment programs by making grants in aid to school districts where programs are located.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 214 Makes calculation of aggregate days membership for kindergarten students contingent on early reading program.
    • SB 321 Decreases compulsory school age from seven to five years of age.
Environment and Natural Resources
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 478 Requires Oregon Health Authority to establish and maintain list of designated high priority chemicals of concern for children's health used in children's products and to periodically review and revise list.
  • Possible Work Session
    • The following possible work session is scheduled solely for the purpose of moving SB 255 without recommendation to the Senate President's Office with a request to refer to Ways and Means.
    • SB 255 Raises limit on fees for annual registration of animal remedy, veterinary biologic or pharmaceutical.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 11 Exempts from lease requirements privately owned structures on state-owned submerged and submersible lands that were constructed prior to January 1, 1916.
    • SB 249 Allows payments for off-site compensatory mitigation credits to be made to Oregon Removal-Fill Mitigation Fund if credits from mitigation bank were not available at time Department of State Lands began developing off-site compensatory mitigation project in region and department has yet to recoup costs of project.
    • SB 319 Requires proprietary authorization from Department of State Lands to construct or operate ocean renewable energy facility in Oregon's territorial sea.
Finance and Revenue
    • No Meeting Scheduled
    • Please Note DifferentTime
  • Work Session
    • SB 254 Increases fee on motor vehicle fuel metering instrument or device in accordance with graduated schedule.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 63 Updates connection date to federal Internal Revenue Code and other provisions of federal tax law.
    • Please Note Different Time
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 565 Creates tax credit for certified historic property rehabilitation contributions.
    • SB 200 Creates subtraction from taxable income for net capital gain that is invested in certain businesses.
    • Please Note Different Time
  • Public Hearing and Work Session
    • SB 516 Requires Housing and Community Services Department to dedicate and use portion of moneys deposited in certain housing accounts from County Assessment and Taxation Fund for benefit of county from which fees deposited into fund were charged and collected.
  • Informational Meeting
    • OLCC Overview
Health Care
    • Note Changes: SB 523 has been removed from agenda
  • Work Session
    • Possible Introduction of Committee Measures
    • SB 72 Increases fees to take nursing examination and renew nursing license.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 146 Modifies definition of small employer to permit in-state employers with out-of-state employees to qualify as small employers.
    • SB 505 Requires, from October 1 through March 1 of each year, each hospital in this state to make offer to each patient of hospital who is 65 years of age or older to immunize patient against influenza virus.
    • SB 564 Specifies that personally identifiable information may not be reported to Oregon Health Authority for purposes related to collecting data related to cancer and benign tumors of brain and central nervous system.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SJM 4 Urges Congress to enact legislation to update 42 C.F.R. part 2 to allow health care providers for same patient to share treatment information while maintaining appropriate levels of confidentiality and protections against disclosure.
    • Note Changes: SB 7 and SB 608 have been changed to Public Hearing
  • Work Session
    • SB 279 Designates Oregon Medical Board as semi-independent state agency.
    • SB 144 Modifies requirements for health benefit plan coverage of telemedical health services.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 7 Requires Oregon Health Authority to exercise procurement authority under Public Contracting Code and under supervision of Oregon Department of Administrative Services, for specified purposes.
    • SB 608 Creates Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council in Oregon Health Authority.
    • SB 147 Changes communication requirements for pharmacy or pharmacist that substitutes biological product.
Human Services and Early Childhood
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
      Tax Credit Review Process
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 49 Extends sunset for tax credit for contributions to Office of Child Care.
    • SB 212 Extends sunset for tax credit for contributions to Office of Child Care.
    • SB 62 Provides that tax credit for crop donation cannot be claimed for portion of crop that has been processed.
    • SB 41 Extends sunset for tax credit for elderly or permanently and totally disabled.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 490 Requires Department of Human Services to seek federal approval and funding to implement pilot program to increase purchase and consumption of fruits and vegetables by recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
    • SB 618 Directs Department of Human Services to identify and enter into agreements with nonprofit organizations to assist homeless youth in obtaining identification cards from Department of Transportation.
    • SB 296 Repeals elderly rental assistance program, operative January 1, 2016.
    • SB 50 Extends sunset for tax credit for individual development account donations.
    • SB 51 Extends sunset for tax credit for withdrawals from individual development accounts.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
      Youth Suicide
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 500 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for construction of Boys & Girls Club in Rockwood neighborhood of Gresham.
    • SB 501 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Youth Authority for East Metro Gang Enforcement Team gang intervention services in east Multnomah County.
  • Public Hearing and Work Session
    • SB 222 Extends sunset on provision authorizing Department of Human Services to appear as party in juvenile court proceeding without appearance of Attorney General.
    • SB 225 Removes requirement for agency to send individual notice to each affected recipient of supplemental nutrition assistance when reduction, suspension or closure of grant of assistance is caused by change in benefit or standard by federal government and change affects all or significant portion of recipients.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 632 Directs Department of Human Services to establish two pilot programs in rural and urban regions of this state to improve quality and effectiveness of foster care for children and wards placed in legal custody of department for care, placement and supervision.
    • SB 629 Establishes Oregon Right to Rest Act.
  • Field Trip
    • In lieu of committee meeting, by invitation only -
      Children's Farm Home, Trillium Family Services, Corvallis
      Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility, Oregon Youth Authority, Albany
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 213 Requires Early Learning Council to develop metrics for funding Early Learning Hubs.
    • SB 48 Extends sunset for tax credit for employer-provided dependent care assistance.
    • SB 40 Extends sunset for tax credit for child with disability.
    • SB 43 Extends sunset for additional personal exemption credit for taxpayer with severe disability.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
      Mental Health System Overview
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 592 Repeals law that prevents local governments from imposing conditions on approved permits that effectively establish sales price for residential development or limit purchase to class or group of purchasers.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 449 Creates Office for Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Services in Department of Human Services.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 465 Specifies duties and liabilities of community mental health program with respect to commitment proceedings initiated for individuals with mental illness.
Judiciary
  • Public Hearing and Work Session
    • SB 590 Directs court to appoint court visitor for minor respondent in guardianship proceeding where minor is more than 16 years of age and court determines there is likelihood that petition seeking guardianship of respondent as adult will be filed before respondent attains age of majority or as adult.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 622 Adds legislative staff and personal support workers to list of mandatory reporters of abuse of children, elderly persons and other vulnerable persons.
    • SB 670 Directs Department of Justice to develop training curriculum and provide training to public employees, community providers and others on confidentiality requirements, privacy laws and sharing of information in order to consistently facilitate sharing of information between programs and entities wherever feasible.
    • NO MEETING SCHEDULED.

      The Senate Judiciary Committee will not meet at its regular time Tuesday morning, but will meet jointly with the House Judiciary Committee for an informational meeting and tour at 3:00 p.m. at:

      MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility
      2630 North Pacific Highway
      Woodburn, Oregon 97071

      Please see the Senate Judiciary Committee agenda for March 3 at 3:00 p.m. for further information.
    • The House and Senate Judiciary Committees will meet jointly.
  • Field Trip
    • The committees will tour the Oregon Youth Authority MacLaren facilities. Please contact committee staff regarding public interest in attending this meeting.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 4 Modifies definition of "animal rescue entity" to provide that legal custody of 10 or more animals includes animals located off-site.
    • SB 175 Modifies certain penalties for wildlife law violations.
    • SB 614 Provides that peace officer may enter motor vehicle and impound animal when peace officer is authorized by law and has probable cause to believe animal is being subjected to certain criminal offenses.
  • Work Session
    • SB 240 Permits State Apprenticeship and Training Council to make exceptions to apprentice wage schedule, and to minimum numeric ratio of journeyworkers to apprentices, to further operation of apprenticeship and training programs in Oregon Youth Authority institutions.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 3 Creates crime of endangering person protected by Family Abuse Prevention Act restraining order.
    • SB 364 Requires court to use current classification of marijuana offenses when determining if person is eligible for order setting aside conviction.
    • HB 2335 Revises definition of "enter or remain unlawfully" for purposes of crimes of burglary and criminal trespass.
    • HB 2433 Provides that electronically filed criminal citation may be of different format or size than uniform citation.
    • HB 2372 Requires that police officer be certified by Department of Public Safety Standards and Training rather than Board on Public Safety Standards and Training before officer may request urine test of person arrested for offense of driving while under influence of intoxicants.
    • HB 2380 Authorizes court in post-conviction relief proceeding, upon joint motion of parties, to vacate judgment or order and remand proceeding to circuit court to reconsider judgment or order.
  • Work Session
    • SB 384 Requires judge to appoint certified shorthand reporter for aggravated murder proceedings.
Rules
    • NO MEETING SCHEDULED
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 55 Directs state agencies to request Social Security numbers of certain applicants for state services if application could result in debt owed to state agency.
    • SB 56 Directs Secretary of State to maintain Statewide Lien Register.
  • Work Session
    • Possible Introduction of Committee Measures
Veterans and Emergency Preparedness
    • Note Change: SB 94 has been removed from the agenda
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 85 Authorizes local governments to implement programs to make loans or facilitate private financing of seismic rehabilitation of multifamily residential dwellings or commercial or industrial buildings by property owners.
  • Work Session
    • SB 53 Extends sunset for tax credit for provision of health care services under TRICARE contract.
    • SB 54 Extends sunset for tax credit for provision of medical care to residents of Oregon Veterans' Home.
    • SB 432 Requires moneys in Emergency Communications Account, including Enhanced 9-1-1 Subaccount, to be used for purposes of 9-1-1 emergency communications unless statutory exception is made during state of fiscal emergency.
    • SB 434 Grants higher property tax exemption on property of veterans with service-connected disabilities of 100 percent.
    • SB 494 Permits person stationed outside of Oregon while serving in active duty military service to renew or replace driver license or driver permit without photograph if Department of Transportation does not have acceptable photograph on file.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 92 Directs State Board of Education to develop data collection standards for school districts to collect data on students from military families.
    • SB 97 Requires reinstatement of home and community-based services for child of military service member upon child's return to state after temporary absence due to parent's military obligation.
    • SB 638 Authorizes county governing bodies to appoint county volunteer veterans' ombudsmen to provide support services and assistance to veterans and their spouses, dependents and survivors that are not provided by county veterans' service officers.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 87 Modifies law regarding requirement that public employer grant preference to veteran and disabled veteran in selection process for competitive position.
    • SB 235 Changes name of Oregon Pre-Disaster Mitigation Fund to Oregon Emergency Preparedness Account.
    • SB 250 Repeals outdated statutes.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 251 Clarifies Department of Veterans' Affairs status and authority as fiduciary and representative payee appointed by United States Department of Veterans Affairs and United States Social Security Administration.
    • SB 252 Exempts Department of Veterans' Affairs from requirement to request or participate in resolution conference in connection with foreclosure of residential trust deed when department is acting in capacity as beneficiary of loan made by department pursuant to statute.
    • SB 253 Exempts personally identifiable and contact information of veterans and persons serving on active duty or as reserve members with Armed Forces of United States, National Guard or other reserve component from disclosure as public records when information was obtained by Department of Veterans' Affairs in performance of department's duties and functions.
Workforce
    • Note Change: SB 686 has been added for a Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing
    • SCR 10 In memoriam: Joan Austin, 1931-2013.
    • SB 584 Directs public contracting agency to suspend right of certified disadvantaged minority, women or emerging small business enterprise to bid on or participate in public contract if certified disadvantaged minority, women or emerging small business enterprise fails to perform commercially useful function in public contract.
    • SB 496 Includes certain compensable workers' compensation claims as qualifying criteria for eligibility for benefits from Public Safety Memorial Fund.
    • SB 686 Considers individual enrolled in alternative education program to be out-of-school youth for purposes of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
  • Work Session
    • SB 128 Includes base pay of certain telecommunicators as comparable factor to be considered by arbitrator in establishing pay for telecommunicators employed by Department of State Police.
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 491 Provides that state contracting agency may not prequalify prospective bidder or proposer for public contract for goods or services, or for public improvement contract, if prospective bidder or proposer employs 40 or more workers and if public contract has estimated contract price that exceeds $500,000, unless prospective bidder or proposer submits certificate that shows completion of training program for compliance with pay equity provisions of state law.
    • SB 291 Modifies circumstances under which injured state worker has right to reinstatement or reemployment with employer at injury.
    • SB 311 Establishes foster parents as public employees for purposes of labor organization activities.
  • Work Session
    • SB 586 Increases age of youth for whom Youth Development Council may oversee unified system of services from 20 years to 24 years.
    • SB 380 Makes certain actions based on complaints filed with Commissioner of Bureau of Labor and Industries discretionary on part of commissioner.
House
Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • Note change: HB 2718 has been removed from this agenda and HB 2184 has been added.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2443 Increases registration and tonnage fees for distribution, labeling and registration of various soil enhancing products.
    • HB 2183 Requires person growing Arundo donax L. for commercial purposes to file bond with Invasive Species Council.
    • HB 2184 Directs Department of Transportation and State Parks and Recreation Department to provide link from Department of Transportation website to State Parks and Recreation Department website to provide information about how to purchase day-use parking passes.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2808 Requires Oregon Business Development Department, in cooperation with Oregon State University Extension Service, to develop program to increase harvesting of Western Juniper and manufacture and distribution of products made from Western Juniper.
    • HB 2997 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Business Development Department to support cooperative effort to assist western juniper harvesting and related manufacturing businesses and promote liaison efforts regarding concerns and interests of western juniper harvesting and related manufacturing businesses and wildlife management concerns and interests.
    • HB 2998 Requires Oregon Business Development Department to establish programs for providing economic development assistance to persons engaged in business of western juniper harvesting or of manufacturing products from western juniper, for providing technical business assistance to western juniper harvesting and related manufacturing businesses, for providing or funding workforce training assistance for potential western juniper harvesting and related manufacturing business workers and for mapping and i
    • HB 3012 Establishes Oregon Hatchery Research Center Fund.
    • HB 3013 Allows establishment of wildlife food plots on small tract forestland subject to reforestation requirements without affecting small tract forestland assessment.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2453 Requires organizer to obtain permit from State Forestry Department prior to conducting large commercial event on state forestlands.
    • HB 2455 Extends privilege taxes on merchantable forest products harvested on forestlands.
    • HB 2446 Deletes prohibition against advertising by unregulated producer engaged in small-scale on-premises sale of raw milk directly to consumer.
Business and Labor
    • Note Change: HB 2386 and HB 2006 have been deleted from Agenda
      HB 2764 has been added for a Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2577 Makes legislative finding regarding benefit of state building code requiring that new construction of certain parking facilities include electrical supply capacity and conduit system capable of supporting electric vehicle charging.
    • HB 2803 Requires Oregon Liquor Control Commission to include certain information in orders approving beverage container redemption centers.
    • HB 2764 CARRIED OVER FROM 02/27/2015 AGENDA: Modifies circumstances under which attorney fees may be awarded and amount of attorney fees awarded in workers' compensation claims.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2439 Requires request to reopen hearing upon claim to be filed with Office of Administrative Hearings with copy to Employment Department.
    • HB 2805 Includes base pay of corrections employees of certain cities as comparable factor to be considered by arbitrator in establishing base pay for employees of Department of Corrections.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only

      The High Cost of Low Wages in Oregon, Labor Education and Research Center, University of Oregon

      - Raahi Reddy, Faculty, Labor Education and Research Center, University of Oregon
      - Ellen K. Scott, Professor of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Oregon
      - Daniel Morris, Director of Research, Our Oregon
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2114 Extends sunset for tax credit for employer-provided dependent care assistance.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2960 Creates Oregon Retirement Savings Board in office of State Treasurer.
    • HB 2594 Requires insurer of liable party to pay actual costs of emergency response by private emergency responders.
    • HB 2542 Includes accrued paid vacation and personal business leave in definition of "compensation" for purposes of wage claims.
Consumer Protection and Government Effectiveness
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 411 Requires insurer to pay claims up to maximum coverage under policy of uninsured motorist coverage based on insured's total damages for personal injuries.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2174 Deletes requirement that Secretary of State prescribe form of contract for conduct of municipal audits.
    • HB 2496 Requires vehicle repair shop to post sign that advises customer of certain rights.
    • HB 2716 Requires contracting agencies to provide as material condition of public contract that contractor remain certified as disadvantaged, minority, women or emerging small business enterprise during entire term of public contract if contracting agency awarded public contract, in whole or in part, on basis of contractor's certification.
Education
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2597 Directs school district director for special education to evaluate child to determine if child has disability and if truancy or unexcused absence is manifestation of disability, if requested by parent or child has not been evaluated within previous 12 months.
    • HB 2657 Directs State Board of Education to not consider days pupil is absent when determining aggregate days membership for purposes of distributions from State School Fund.
    • HB 2673 Requires school district to prepare annual summary that describes special education and related services provided by school district during previous school year.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2186 Provides that core teaching standards apply to public charter schools.
    • HB 3010 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Education for purpose of awarding grants under Career and Technical Education Revitalization Grant Program.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2848 Requires that school calendars allow for makeup of instructional days during same instructional period in which days were lost due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.
    • HB 2939 Prescribes salary calculation for substitute teachers in school district that has class schedule based on four-day week.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2648 Establishes Outdoor Education Account for purpose of providing outdoor school programs.
    • HB 2680 Prohibits use of results of statewide summative assessment developed by state-led consortium to establish summative ratings of schools or to make summative evaluations of teachers or administrators.
Energy and Environment
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
    • "Investigation into the Effectiveness of Solar Programs in Oregon"
      - Jason Eisdorfer, Utility Program Director, Oregon Public Utility Commission
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2745 Changes allowed cumulative nameplate capacity of qualifying solar photovoltaic energy systems enrolled in certain pilot programs established by Public Utility Commission.
    • HB 2941 Establishes qualifications for community solar gardens and organizations of persons that have interest in electricity generated by community solar gardens.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2449 Extends sunset for tax credit for biomass collection or production.
    • HB 2833 Adds woody biomass to types of green energy technology for which contracting agency must set aside 1.5 percent of contract price to include in public building.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2447 Extends sunset for tax credit for alternative energy devices.
    • HB 2448 Extends sunset for tax credit for energy conservation projects.
Health Care
    • Note change: HB 2048 has been added for a Public Hearing.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • HJM 6 Urges Congress to take steps to ease shortage of physicians in Oregon.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2638 Permits medical assistance recipients and coordinated care organizations to use Oregon Prescription Drug Program.
    • HB 2048 Directs Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules that would allow occupational therapists to participate in primary care provider loan repayment program.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2234 Requires Oregon Health Authority and insurers offering policies or certificates of health insurance that reimburse costs of physician services to create billing codes or alternative mechanism to enable community assessment center to bill for child abuse medical assessment and related services.
    • HB 2363 Requires treating physician to document in clinical record any seclusion of person alleged to have mental illness who is confined in hospital or nonhospital facility.
    • HB 2368 Provides that if person has both valid health care instruction, or valid power of attorney for health care, and declaration for mental health treatment, that inconsistencies in documents are governed by declaration for mental health treatment.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2636 Prohibits Oregon Health Authority from issuing registry identification card to applicant if attending physician whose name is provided to authority by applicant has provided written documentation necessary for issuance of registry identification card for 450 or more persons who currently hold registry identification card.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • SB 302 Clarifies that practice of dentistry includes prescribing, dispensing and administering prescription drugs for purposes related to dentistry.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2825 Requires Oregon Health Authority to seek out and apply for funding for, and appropriates moneys from General Fund to pay for, crisis intervention services and residential care for individuals with mental illness.
    • HB 2541 Requires physician, physician assistant or individual licensed to practice nursing, in specified numbers, to be present at blood drives.
    • HB 2560 Requires health benefit plan to cover cost of colonoscopy for insured who is 50 years of age or older and who has positive fecal immunochemical test result.
    • Note Change: HB 2948 has been deleted from the agenda
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2600 Requires continuation of group health insurance coverage for employee on family leave on same terms as when employee is not on leave.
    • HB 2930 Requires hospital to adopt rules granting admitting privileges to licensed, certified nurse midwife nurse practitioner.
    • HB 2931 Directs Oregon Health Authority to disseminate to school districts information related to elevated levels of radon.
    • HB 2934 Requires Oregon Health Authority to submit blueprint for basic health plan to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by December 31, 2015.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2307 Prohibits mental health care professionals and social health professionals from providing any service to person under 18 years of age for purpose of attempting to change person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Higher Education, Innovation, and Workforce Development
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2611 Extends by six years period universities with institutional governing boards must participate in mandated shared services under same terms, conditions, funding, model and policy frameworks as existed in 2013.
    • HB 3063 Appropriates moneys to Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development to be expended for grant program that distributes moneys to community colleges to increase number of underserved, low-income and first-generation college-bound students who enroll in community college and make progress toward degree or certificate.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
    • Open Educational Resources
      Cable Green, Director of Global Learning, Creative Commons
      Julie Huckestein, President, Chemeketa Community College
      Tim Rogers, Chief Information Officer, Chemeketa Community College
      Joanne Truesdell, President, Clackamas Community College
      Jil Freeman, Dept. Chair Instructional Support & Professional Development, Clackamas Community College
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2011 Expands allowable purposes for establishing individual development account.
    • HB 2111 Extends sunset for tax credit for withdrawals from individual development accounts.
    • HB 2112 Extends sunset for tax credit for individual development account donations.
    • HB 2441 Expands allowable purposes for establishing individual development account.
    • HB 2662 Establishes Pay It Forward program.
Human Services and Housing
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
      Earned Income Tax Credit

    • CARRIED OVER FROM 2/25/2015 AGENDA
  • Work Session
    • HB 2015 Directs Department of Human Services, in consultation with Early Learning Division and Office of Child Care, to adopt rules for subsidy programs for employment-related child care that, at minimum, provide for one year of eligibility regardless of change in employment, permit students enrolled in coursework and self-employed persons to receive subsidized employment-related child care, and provide for reduced copayments and incentive payments when child care provider meets specified minimum standa
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2116 Extends sunset for tax credit for employment-related household services and dependent care expenses.
    • HB 2068 Increases amount of earned income credit allowed to personal income taxpayer to equal that allowed as federal credit, if taxpayer has dependent under age of three.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
      General Assistance
      Karen Cellarius, Senior Research Associate, PSU Regional Research Institute
      Erika Miller, Program Manager, Department of Human Services
      John Mullin, Legislative Advocate, Oregon Law Center
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2194 Creates general assistance pilot project administered by Department of Human Services.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
      Overview - The High Cost of Low Wages in Oregon
      Raahi Reddy, Faculty, Labor Education and Research Center, University of Oregon
      Ellen K. Scott, Professor of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies
      Daniel Morris, Director of Research, Our Oregon
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
      Disability
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2119 Extends sunset for additional personal exemption credit for taxpayer with severe disability.
    • HB 2120 Extends sunset for tax credit for loss of limb function.
    • HB 2121 Extends sunset for tax credit for elderly or permanently and totally disabled.
    • HB 2122 Extends sunset for tax credit for child with disability.
    • HB 2123 Extends sunset for tax credit for long term care insurance premiums.
    • HB 2124 Extends sunset for tax credit for expenses in lieu of nursing home care.
    • Pubic testimony will be limited 2-3min
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2091 Increases amount of working family child care credit by doubling applicable percentage of taxpayer's child care expenses allowed as credit.
    • HB 2219 Requires Department of Human Services to convene work group to study consolidation of application processes for human and social services and to report recommendation to Legislative Assembly.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • HB 2116 Extends sunset for tax credit for employment-related household services and dependent care expenses.
    • HB 2113 Extends sunset for tax credit for contributions to Office of Child Care.
    • HB 2115 Extends sunset for tax credit for working family child care.
    • HB 2199 Updates, corrects and clarifies statutes related to Department of Human Services.
    • HB 2119 Extends sunset for additional personal exemption credit for taxpayer with severe disability.
    • HB 2120 Extends sunset for tax credit for loss of limb function.
    • HB 2121 Extends sunset for tax credit for elderly or permanently and totally disabled.
    • HB 2122 Extends sunset for tax credit for child with disability.
    • HB 2123 Extends sunset for tax credit for long term care insurance premiums.
    • HB 2124 Extends sunset for tax credit for expenses in lieu of nursing home care.
Judiciary

    • Note Change: HB 2349 has been removed from this agenda while HB 2358 and HB 2908 have been added for Work Sessions.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • HB 3014 Changes definition of "grandparent" in laws pertaining to notice to grandparents of juvenile dependency hearings regarding grandchildren, and that authorize grandparents to request visitation or other contact or communication with grandchildren when grandchildren are in legal custody of Department of Human Services.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2340 Limits personal information that may be included in certain judgments, orders and other court documents.
    • HB 2358 Directs Judicial Department, Public Defense Services Commission, Department of Human Services and Department of Justice to collaborate to establish pilot programs in four to six Oregon counties to reduce foster care use through effective representation in juvenile dependency proceedings.
    • HB 2361 Prohibits court from charging or collecting fee for filing of objections or motions by office of Long Term Care Ombudsman or specified system when office or system has been given notice in protective proceeding.
    • HB 2362 Requires court to give greatest consideration to benefit to person who is subject of protective proceeding by party's actions in proceeding when determining whether to award attorney fees.
    • HB 2908 Brings Oregon law into compliance with federal Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014.
    • The House and Senate Judiciary Committees will meet jointly.
  • Field Trip
    • The committees will tour the Oregon Youth Authority MacLaren facilities. Please contact committee staff regarding public interest in attending this meeting.
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • HB 2341 Authorizes court to order defendant to pay extradition costs when defendant is found in violation of probation.
    • HB 2353 Requires sex offender without fixed residence to notify sheriff within three business days of ceasing to have fixed residence and thereafter report weekly to sheriff.
    • HB 2391 Authorizes court to issue hardship permit to person convicted of assault in second, third or fourth degree if person meets certain conditions.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2336 Allows filing and service of notice of appeal by mailing for delivery within three calendar days via United States Postal Service or commercial delivery service.

    • Note Change: HB 2349 has been added for a Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • HB 2349 Requires petition for appointment of professional fiduciary to include information regarding investment credentials, licensing, compensation and method for assessing or charging compensation.
    • HB 2371 Provides that evidence of test administered, or observation made, by police officer as part of drug recognition evaluation is admissible in judicial or administrative proceeding if certain conditions are met.
    • HB 2628 Disallows all filing fees, service fees and hearing fees in action for court's protective stalking order, even if stalking order is not only relief sought in action.
    • HB 2806 Provides that Department of Public Safety Standards and Training may not deny, suspend or revoke certification of corrections officer because corrections officer seeks help with mental health issues, substance abuse or other counseling needs.
    • HB 2915 Establishes credit against personal income taxes for purchase of qualifying gun safes.
Revenue
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2927 Increases amount transferred from State School Fund to High Cost Disabilities Account each fiscal year.
    • HB 2883 Increases amount Department of Education transfers from State School Fund to High Cost Disabilities Account.
    • HB 2859 Reduces rate of corporate tax imposed on benefit companies.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2672 Requires each county in which exempt strategic investment program property is located to certify to Oregon State Lottery Commission amount of property tax that school districts within county do not receive due to strategic investment program.
    • HB 2084 Indexes minimum total costs of eligible project to increase in U.S. City Average Consumer Price Index since 1993.
    • HB 2098 Limits property tax exemption under strategic investment program to real property, other than land and buildings, and personal property.
  • Informational Meeting
    • High Cost of Low Wages
      Labor Education and Research Center
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2077 Requires corporations doing business in Oregon to file tax disclosure statements with Secretary of State.
    • HB 2940 Requires certain information regarding businesses that are allowed property tax exemptions to be submitted to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for posting on Oregon transparency website and to Oregon Business Development Department for reporting during odd-year regular sessions to House and Senate committees related to revenue.
    • Note Change: The HB 3016 Public Hearing has been removed and HB 2990 and HB 2334 have been added for Public Hearings
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2858 Includes transit pass costs as approved transportation costs for purpose of State School Fund distributions.
    • HB 2990 Limits number of tax years for which corporate excise and income tax credits may be claimed, including periods of carryforward.
    • HB 2334 Requires affidavit alleging undue hardship to be filed within 30 days after entry of order specially designating complaint for hearing in regular division of Oregon Tax Court.
Rules
    • Note Change: SB 386 has been added for a Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session
    • HB 2208 Adds civil code enforcement officers to public officials who may request exemption from required disclosure under public records law of specified personal information.
    • HB 3037 Modifies public records law exemption from required disclosure of certain personal information of public employees and public body volunteers to remove mandated disclosure upon showing that public interest would require disclosure in particular instance.
    • SB 386 Eliminates sunset date on conditional exemption from disclosure of public records that set forth name, home address or professional location of person engaged in, or providing goods and services for, medical research at Oregon Health and Science University that is conducted using animals other than rodents.
  • Work Session
    • Possible Introduction of Committee Measures
Rural Communities, Land Use, and Water
    • Note Change: A measure has been removed.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2457 CARRIED OVER FROM THE 2/26/15 AGENDA: Allows county to create parcel that is smaller than minimum size standard in resource zone for farm or forest use when part of existing unit of land has been included within urban growth boundary to be planned and zoned for urbanization.
    • HB 2985 THIS BILL IS SCHEDULED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PASSING IT TO ANOTHER COMMITTEE: Authorizes counties to establish programs for forestry products grown on nonforest lands in counties to be commercially produced and marketed through forestry product cooperatives.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2579 Authorizes domestic water supply district to contract to provide services to cooperative corporation that supplies water for domestic purposes.
    • HB 2400 Provides that submission of certain task force reports prior to January 31, 2015, satisfies requirement to submit reports by July 1, 2014.
    • HB 2830 Modifies time period for local government to take action on application for permit, limited land use decision or zone change after remand based on final order of Land Use Board of Appeals.
    • HB 2831 Modifies authority to use property line adjustments in resource zones.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2719 Increases share of moneys retained by Oregon Racing Commission from payments received by commission from gross receipts of mutuel wagering recorded by totalizator system.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2674 Requires State Department of Agriculture to establish control areas for growing commodities that are genetically engineered agricultural or horticultural plant products.
    • HB 2675 Requires certain merchants to provide State Department of Agriculture with copies of royalty agreements signed by purchasers of propagants of proprietary genetically engineered crops.
    • HB 2725 Authorizes district or city to require consent to eventual annexation of property before providing extraterritorial service to property.
    • HB 2720 Requires that, in election proposing annexation, votes from city and territory to be annexed be counted separately to determine separate majorities if territory to be annexed includes 100 acres or more.
    • HB 2938 Prohibits city from requiring consent to annexation of landowner's property in exchange for city providing county service as agent of county.
Transportation and Economic Development
  • Possible Work Session
    • Possible Introduction of Committee Measures

  • Informational Meeting
    • Status Report on Freight Rail in Oregon
      -Hal Gard, Rail Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Transportation
      -Brock Nelson, Union Pacific Railroad
      -Johan Hellman, BNSF Railway
      -Kevin Haugh, Portland & Western Railroad
      -Scott Parkinson, ARG Transportation Services
      -Rob Didelius, Lake Railway; President, Oregon Rail Users League
      -Skip Tarr, Tarr LLC
    • Note change: HB 2237 and HB 2995 have been removed from this agenda.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2981 Directs Department of Transportation to erect and maintain Fallen Hero roadside memorial sign for Specialist Mabry James Anders.
  • Work Session
    • HB 2389 Changes process by which person may receive Fallen Hero roadside memorial sign.
    • HB 2658 Permits Department of Transportation to issue veterans' recognition registration plate to Gold Star Family member who is sibling of person who was killed in action in armed conflict while serving in Armed Forces of United States.
Veterans and Emergency Preparedness
    • Note Change: HB 2269 and HB 2230 have been removed from the agenda
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2270 Creates office of State Resilience Officer in office of Governor to direct, coordinate and oversee seismic safety and resilience planning and preparation by state agencies.
  • Possible Work Session
    • HB 2210 Authorizes individuals acting under authority of broadcasters to enter geographic area subject to declaration of emergency to report news or public safety information or to maintain essential broadcast equipment.
    • HB 2539 Directs Department of Veterans' Affairs to submit report related to delivery and usage of medical services by women veterans to interim legislative committees no later than July 1, 2016.
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2839 Allows credit against income taxes for employment of qualified military veterans.
    • HB 2892 Requires that National League of Families' POW/MIA flag be displayed with Oregon State flag on public buildings in this state.
  • Possible Work Session
    • HB 2270 Creates office of State Resilience Officer in office of Governor to direct, coordinate and oversee seismic safety and resilience planning and preparation by state agencies.
    • HB 2838 Establishes Oregon Incarcerated Veterans Outreach Program in Department of Veterans' Affairs to conduct outreach and provide assistance to incarcerated veterans and spouses and dependents of incarcerated veterans.
Joint
Implementing Measure 91
    • NO MEETING SCHEDULED
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 2041 Provides that local governments may prohibit medical marijuana facilities and producers, processors and sellers of marijuana from being located within one mile of school.
    • SB 460 Directs Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules providing for relocation of registered medical marijuana facility.
    • SB 542 Repeals sections of Ballot Measure 91 (2014) that prescribe manner in which local governments may regulate production, processing, wholesale sale, retail sale and taxation of marijuana.
Ways and Means SubCommittee On Education
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5538 Teacher Standards and Practices Commission Agency Presentation (CARRY OVER)
    • HB 5016 Oregon Department of Education
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 5016 Oregon Department of Education
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 5016 Oregon Department of Education
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 5016 Oregon Department of Education
Ways and Means SubCommittee On General Government
  • Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing and Work Session
    • Governor's Office - Request to Apply for a Federal Grant
    • Oregon State Library - Request to Apply for a Federal Grant
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5519 Oregon State Library with Public Testimony
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5509 Employment Relations Board with Public Testimony
Ways and Means SubCommittee On Human Services
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 5026 Department of Human Services
      Program Design Services
      Key Performance Measures
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 5026 Department of Human Services
      Self-Sufficiency; Child Welfare; Program Design Services

      PUBLIC TESTIMONY - Testimony may be limited to 2-3 minutes per person
  • Public Hearing and Work Session
    • HB 2395 Relating to state medical assistance program funding (ADDED)
  • Public Hearing
    • HB 5026 Department of Human Services
      Agency Wrap-up
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5524 Board of Nursing

      PUBLIC TESTIMONY - Testimony may be limited to 2-3 minutes per person
Ways and Means SubCommittee On Information Technology
  • Informational Meeting
    • Department of Revenue: Information Technology (IT) Overview
    • Public Employee Retirement System: Information Technology (IT) Overview
  • Informational Meeting
    • Oregon Youth Authority: Information Technology (IT) Overview
    • Department of Corrections: Information Technology (IT) Overview
Ways and Means SubCommittee On Natural Resources
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5528 Parks and Recreation Department
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5528 Parks and Recreation Department
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5528 Parks and Recreation Department

      PUBLIC TESTIMONY (Added)
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5540 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
    • SB 5541 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board - Local Grants
Ways and Means SubCommittee On Public Safety
  • Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5514 Judicial Department

      PUBLIC TESTIMONY
  • Work Session
    • Department of Justice - Federal Grant Application Request
Ways and Means SubCommittee On Transportation and Economic Development
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5539 Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5539 Department of Veterans' Affairs
      Public Testimony
  • Public Hearing
  • Public Hearing
    • SB 5535 Public Utility Commission
      Public Testimony