2014 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Transportation and Economic Development for Innovation in Infrastructure Task Force)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to public infrastructure; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Establishes Public Infrastructure Commission to identify Oregon's public infrastructure funding needs and to research and analyze financing and procurement methods for public infrastructure projects.
Requires commission to submit report, which may include recommendations for legislation, to Legislative Assembly no later than November 21, 2014. Requires units of government undertaking certain large-capital public infrastructure projects to submit descriptions of projects to State Treasurer for screening. Directs State Treasurer to screen projects for certain characteristics to determine whether projects would benefit from private capital and innovative procurement methods. Requires State Treasurer to complete screenings within 30 days after receipt of project descriptions and to submit copy of determinations to Public Infrastructure Commission for use in commission's research and analysis. Conditions State Treasurer's screening duties on appropriation by Legislative Assembly. Directs Governor and State Treasurer to appoint representatives to West Coast Infrastructure Exchange. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 66|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|