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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Dembrow, Representative Keny-Guyer
Regular Sponsors: Senator Gelser, Monnes Anderson, Prozanski, Riley, Taylor, Representative Doherty, Gorsek, Hernandez, Holvey, Lininger, Malstrom, Nosse, Piluso, Sanchez
Bill Title: Relating to environmental conditions in school facilities.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Department of Education to develop model plan for conducting tests for certain environmental hazards in facilities owned or leased by school districts or public charter schools where students or staff are present on regular basis and for reporting test results.
Requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt rules regarding testing for certain environmental hazards by school districts and public charter schools. Requires school districts and public charter schools to test for certain environmental hazards in facilities owned or leased by districts or schools where students or staff are present on regular basis. Requires school districts and public charter schools to report results of facility testing and to provide annual statement regarding facility testing conducted under plan. Establishes Healthy School Facilities Fund. Appropriates moneys from fund to Department of Education for purpose of financial assistance to school districts and public charter schools in adoption, administration and enforcement of plans regarding testing for certain environmental hazards in facilities where students or staff are present on regular basis. Authorizes department to transfer to Healthy School Facility Fund up to $2 million during 2019-2021 biennium from State School Fund moneys available to Office of School Facilities for school facility grants. Expands types of assessment qualifying for Office of School Facilities hardship grants to include school district assessment for environmental hazards under plan.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Education
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