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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to activities with potential adverse effects on health; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires filing notice with State Forestry Department of proposed aerial application of pesticide or proposed use of fire as planned forest management activity on privately owned forestland.
Requires pesticide applicator to file certain information with department after aerial application of pesticide to privately owned forestland. Requires record retention. Requires person conducting forest operation that includes use of fire as planned forest management activity to file certain information with department after completing use of fire. Requires record retention. Requires department to post information from filed notices and other information on department website available for viewing by public without charge. Requires department to give notification of filings to occupied structures on adjacent property and to affected persons who have requested to be informed of proposed pesticide application or of proposed use of fire as planned forest management activity. Requires State Board of Forestry and State Department of Agriculture to adopt rules prohibiting aerial application of pesticide in certain areas. Allows Oregon Health Authority to investigate cases and suspected cases of pesticide poisoning. Provides for reporting of cases and suspected cases of pesticide poisoning to authority by health care practitioners and veterinarians. Requires person who has actual or constructive control of pesticide to report emergency involving pesticide to authority if emergency presents significant risk of harm to public health and safety. Authorizes authority to take any action necessary to address emergency. Requires Pesticide Analytical and Response Center to review authority information regarding cases and suspected cases of pesticide poisoning, related authority rules and federal and state law and make recommendations for authority or legislative action. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Environment and Natural Resources
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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