2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Oregon Shipping Group)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to enhancing trade in goods; declaring an emergency.|
Establishes Oregon Shipping Authority as independent public corporation and prescribes authority's purpose, mission and powers.
Provides for county commissioners in each of 12 regions of state to appoint director that represents region to authority's board of directors. Directs Port of Portland to transfer right, title, ownership and interest in Terminal 6 in Portland to authority. Specifies duties of authority with respect to authority's employees. Permits authority to sell revenue bonds and enter into financing agreements. Subjects authority to annual audit by Secretary of State and requires authority to respond to recommendations in audit report. Directs authority to establish grant program to enhance maritime shipping facilities at ports within state. Becomes operative January 1, 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|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 Business and Transportation|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|