Bills submitted for next session 2021: Oregon Legislature
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HB 3416 Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to develop and implement program to make return-to-work incentive payments to employees.
HCR 34 Adjourns sine die 2021 regular session of Eighty-first Legislative Assembly.
HB 3415 Directs Department of Consumer and Business Services to establish program to award grants to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status recipients for specified purposes.
HR 6 Declares racism as public health crisis in this state.
SCR 25 Establishes limitations and deadlines for legislative measures for 2022 regular session of Eighty-first Legislative Assembly.
HB 3411 Creates refundable income tax credit to adjust for effect on federal income subtraction of recovery rebates allowed to personal income taxpayers.
HR 5 Establishes rules of proceeding of House of Representatives requiring House committees to continue to accept remote testimony and to continue to invest in emergency preparedness.
HB 3412 Directs county governing body of each county to designate person to ensure interment of unclaimed cremated remains of veteran or spouse, dependent or survivor of veteran.
HB 3413 Prohibits person who has previously been expelled from Legislative Assembly from being appointed to fill vacancy in office of state Senator or state Representative.
HB 3414 Declares racism as public health crisis in this state.
HB 3410 Imposes severance tax on owner of timber harvested from public or private forestland.
SB 874 Allows production of food in planned community by lot owners and their tenants..
SCR 24 Adjourns sine die 2021 regular session of Eighty-first Legislative Assembly.
SB 873 Provides that certain evidence of economic damages of amounts $1,500 or less creates rebuttable presumption of reasonableness for purposes of restitution ordered as part of criminal sentence.
HB 3408 Prohibits public institution of education or educational employee from requiring, compelling, coercing or otherwise directing student to acknowledge, affirm, declare, confess, state or in any way act in accordance with belief that any race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, religion or national origin is inherently superior or inferior to another, that individual may be discriminated against or treated in different manner on basis of individual’s membership in particular group or classification, or that any individual, by virtue of individual’s membership in particular group or classification, endorses, benefits uniquely from or is inherently responsible for actions that other individuals with membership in same group or classification have taken.
HB 3409 Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to develop and implement programs to make one-time payments directly to certain workers as incentive payments to return to work or as worker retention payments for workers who were frontline essential workers during first year of COVID-19 pandemic.
HB 3407 Prohibits public body from issuing COVID-19 vaccine passport.
HR 4 Resolves that House of Representatives finds that Representative Brad Witt engaged in disorderly behavior, and further resolves that Representative Witt engaged in sexual harassment and created hostile work environment.
HB 3406 Requires Department of Transportation to study development of uniform standards for speed bump height and markings.
HR 3 Resolves that Representative Mike Nearman engaged in disorderly behavior.
HCR 33 Recognizes and honors retired Oregon State Police Sergeant John Burright (1959-2021) for his service to this state.
SB 872 Prohibits public bodies and private entities from requiring person to receive COVID-19 vaccination or to possess COVID-19 immunity passport, immunity pass or other evidence certifying COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status.
HB 3404 Establishes Oregon Wildfire Preparedness and Community Protection Fund and directs State Fire Marshal, State Forestry Department and Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to make expenditures from fund for various activities related to restoration, protection and recovery from wildfires.
HB 3405 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Education for State School Fund.
HCR 32 In memoriam: Former state Representative William Edwin “Bill” Markham, 1922-2021.
SB 870 Revises disclosure requirements that must accompany public communications that support or oppose candidates for public office.
SB 871 Prohibits person from holding, or entering equine in, exhibition of equine racing in this state.
SJM 6 Urges Congress to enact legislation granting statehood to Washington, D.C. .
SB 869 Removes general prohibition that precludes State Fish and Wildlife Commission
from adopting rules to limit times, places or amounts of taking of predatory animals.
HB 3403 Directs Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to repeal all permanent rules adopted by director in connection with addressing COVID-19 public health emergency in all Oregon workplaces.
HB 3402 Specifies limitations on provisions that state agency may include in contract or agreement with county.
SB 868 Modifies appointing authority for State Forester.
SR 2 Terminates state of emergency relating to COVID-19.
SB 867 Requires each public school to provide full-time, in-person classroom instruction during 2021-2022 school year.
HB 3401 Requires Secretary of State to establish electronic filing system to allow candidates for nomination or election to county or city office held at primary or general election to file portrait and statement electronically with secretary if candidate cannot have portrait and statement printed in county voters’ pamphlet.
HCR 31 Commends Idanha-Detroit Rural Fire Protection District and other first responders for their heroic actions in fighting Santiam Fire.
HB 3399 Requires each public school to provide full-time, in-person classroom instruction during 2021-2022 school year.
HB 3400 Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to establish multiple laboratories.
SCR 23 Recognizes and honors service members of Oregon National Guard.
SB 866 Permits municipality or Department of Consumer and Business Services to contract with person to administer and enforce building inspection program and act as building official.
SCR 22 Apologizes to Robert Parker for 31 years of suffering injuries and effects of racism and institutional bias that has denied him admission to Oregon State Bar and urges Oregon Supreme Court to admit Robert Parker to bar.
SB 865 Prohibits person from simultaneously serving as holder of state office and as officer of state central committee of political party.
HB 3398 Delays implementation requirements for paid family and medical leave program.
SJR 30 Establishes Joint Committee on Respectful and Safe University Campuses.
HJM 8 Urges Congress to enact legislation addressing shortage of seedlings needed for reforestation efforts.
SB 864 Increases maximum percentage of tax or fee that governing body of city or county may impose on sale of marijuana items.
HB 3397 Establishes temporary limitations on lenders’ remedies for borrowers’ failures to make payments on obligations secured by mortgages, trust deeds or land sale contracts for certain real property.
HB 3395 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services for Oregon Consortium of Family Networks.
HB 3396 Grants authority to Public Employees Retirement Board to waive or alter certain statutory requirements during state of emergency.
SB 863 Authorizes rural fire protection district to acquire real property or easement for purpose of establishing fire evacuation route, to construct or maintain fire evacuation route or to participate in agreement related to fire evacuation route.
Bills submitted for next session 2021: Oregon Legislature