+ − Legislators (10) OR - Representative Ken Helm (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative Mark Johnson (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Karin A. Power (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Phil Barnhart (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Cliff Bentz (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Paul Holvey (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Deborah Boone (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Pam Marsh (D) Title: Member OR - Representative E. Werner Reschke (R) Title: Member OR - Representative David Brock Smith (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (115) OR - HB2681 Sets forth policy objectives for State Department of Energy in administration of income tax credit allowed for construction or installation of alternative energy devices. OR - HJM5 Urges Congress to continue to appropriate funds for Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup, with specific focus on funding for expansion of existing ground water treatment systems. OR - HB2268 Modifies underground storage tank fees. OR - HB2134 Changes process by which Public Utility Commission collects moneys from electric companies for purposes related to low-income electric bill payment assistance. OR - HB2511 Authorizes residential tenant to install on premises and use electric vehicle charging station for personal, noncommercial use. OR - HB2514 Directs payment of sales incentive to salesperson employed by electric motor vehicle dealer who sells, leases or exchanges for trade-in allowance new electric motor vehicle. OR - HB2296 Increases required bond amounts for persons drilling wells. OR - HB2746 Requires payment of refund value of 10 cents for certain beverage containers on and after April 1, 2017, regardless of refund value indicated on beverage container. OR - HB2331 Extends until January 2, 2025, sunset for Oregon Department of Administrative Services program to make compressed natural gas available for use in motor vehicles. OR - HB2756 Transfers duties, functions and powers of State Department of Energy related to issuance of loans for small scale local energy projects to Oregon Business Development Department. OR - HB3055 Modifies authority to use property line adjustment on certain units of land established by subdivision or partition authorized by waiver. OR - HB2722 Prohibits enforcement of condominium irrigation requirements by association of unit owners following finding or declaration of existing or likely drought conditions or adoption of certain rules by association. OR - SB812 Modifies grant agreement requirements for Department of Environmental Quality grants to low-interest loan programs for on-site septic system repairs, replacements, upgrades and evaluations. OR - SB3 Repeals moratorium on mining using motorized equipment. OR - SB865 Requires county or city governing body to submit notice of tentative plan to certain special districts for district approval prior to approval by governing body. OR - SB334 Requires State Department of Energy to develop, maintain and periodically update inventory of biogas and renewable natural gas resources available to this state. OR - SB328 Makes biomass facilities that registered with Western Renewable Energy Generation Information System on or after January 1, 2011, eligible for renewable energy certificates. OR - SB99 Requires Senate confirmation of Director of the State Department of Energy. OR - SB19 Updates descriptions and allowed quantities of oxygenates in gasoline for sale at wholesale or retail in this state. OR - HB2954 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for purpose of upgrading Crescent Sanitary District sewer system. OR - HB3105 Establishes product stewardship program for household hazardous waste. OR - HB2711 Imposes moratorium until December 31, 2027, on use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas exploration and production. OR - HB3202 Provides procedures and requirements for establishing criteria for siting of Southwest Corridor MAX Light Rail Project. OR - HB2889 Establishes Task Force on Secure Pipelines and Associated Storage Units and Terminals. OR - HB3025 Excludes certain battery charger systems from definition of "battery charger system" for purposes of energy efficiency standards. OR - HB2343 Replaces requirements for State Department of Energy to complete biennial comprehensive energy plan and biennial energy forecast with requirement for department to complete biennial comprehensive energy report. OR - HB2706 Imposes annual management fee on each primary or supplemental water right. OR - HB2135 Repeals greenhouse gas emissions goals and requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal for 2025, and limits for years 2035 and 2050. OR - HB2020 Establishes Oregon Energy and Climate Board as oversight and advisory body for Oregon Department of Energy and Climate. OR - HB3269 Changes name of Oregon Global Warming Commission to Oregon Climate Change Commission. OR - HB2132 Expands purposes for which improvements may be made under local government financing program to include energy storage, smart electric vehicle charging stations and water efficiency. OR - HB2705 Requires water appropriator to install device at point of diversion or appropriation to measure amount, and allow determination of rate and duty, of water being used. OR - HB3241 Allows local government to create residential PACE programs to assist owners of single-family dwellings in financing utilities improvements and seismic rehabilitation. OR - HB2111 Prohibits inclusion of provisions prohibiting installation and use of solar panels for obtaining solar access in declaration or bylaws of planned community. OR - HB3227 Allows tax credit for alternative energy device to be claimed by owner or subscriber of community solar project. OR - HB3421 Requires Water Resources Department to maintain registry of historic-use reservoirs. OR - HB2748 Modifies sources of moneys deposited in Residential Solid Fuel Heating Air Quality Improvement Fund. OR - HB2133 Caps electricity generated by any single biomass facility that may be used to meet requirement that certain percentage of electricity in this state be electricity generated by small-scale renewable energy projects or biomass facilities. OR - HB2072 Provides for transfer from State Department of Energy to State Forestry Department of administration of tax credit allowed for biomass, as applicable only to credit for collection of woody biomass. OR - HB2404 Requires Oregon Health Authority to analyze ground water contaminant data and provide education in areas with ground water contaminant problems. OR - HB2236 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct study and develop recommendations related to emissions of air contaminants from industrial sources. OR - HB2131 Modifies requirements for content of State Fire Marshal plan for coordinated response to oil or hazardous material spills or releases that occur during rail transport. OR - HB3386 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule program for facilitating compliance with low carbon fuel standards. OR - HB2725 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Environmental Quality for supporting community efforts to improve economic development and public health by reducing emissions from solid fuel burning devices that burn wood. OR - HB3166 Modifies cost recovery formula for site certificate holders. OR - HB2765 Extends sunset for property tax exemption for alternative energy systems. OR - HB3019 Provides that certain amount of moneys collected from retail electricity consumers as public purpose charge may be used for transportation electrification. OR - HB2137 Redefines scope of Public Utility Commission's general duties and powers. OR - HB3021 Requires State Department of Energy to conduct study on energy conservation. OR - HB2124 Specifies that Department of Environmental Quality may use moneys available in Residential Solid Fuel Heating Air Quality Improvement Fund to provide rebates for replacement or removal of certain solid fuel burning devices. OR - HB2468 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule certain statewide greenhouse gas emissions limits by no later than January 1, 2018. OR - HB2759 Prohibits transfer of energy-related tax credit held by tax-exempt or governmental entity. OR - HB2079 Extends sunset for tax credits for renewable energy development contributions. OR - HB2295 Increases fees, maximum fees and fee return thresholds for Water Resources Department services. OR - HB3167 Establishes Oregon Energy Commission as policy and rulemaking body for State Department of Energy. OR - HB2478 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule program for assessing net impacts of state policies and programs for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. OR - HB3022 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct study of brownfields programs in other states. OR - HB2081 Extends sunset for construction or installation of alternative energy devices. OR - HB2538 Directs Land Use Board of Appeals to award prevailing party actual damages equal to economic loss due to project delays caused by proceeding initiated based on position not well-founded in law or on fact. OR - HB2139 Directs State Department of Energy to study treating anhydrous ammonia as renewable energy source for purposes of renewable portfolio standard. OR - HB2708 Directs Land Conservation and Development Commission to amend statewide land use planning goal, guidelines and rules to reflect current bioengineering measures for conservation of beaches and dunes. OR - HB3433 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Stillwagon Distillery for developing process for recycling and reusing distillery spent wash. OR - HB2110 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to, no later than January 1, 2022, adopt by rule standards and programs for reducing diesel emissions from medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks and nonroad diesel engines. OR - HB2757 Modifies cost recovery formula for site certificate holders. OR - HB3382 Provides that projects that make water artificially available for ground water users from implementation of ground water recharge projects may be authorized as mitigation projects compliant with requirements related to Deschutes Scenic Waterway. OR - HB3344 Prohibits Legislative Assembly from funding new bulk coal or oil terminals for biennium beginning July 1, 2017. OR - HB3162 Requires Department of Transportation to establish pilot program to assess how products that department or contractor for department procures affect emissions of carbon dioxide. OR - HB2764 Changes calculated share of annual energy resource supplier assessment below which energy resource supplier is exempt from payment of assessment from $250 to $2,500. OR - SB634 Permits contracting agency to include woody biomass energy technology, as alternative to green energy technology, in construction, reconstruction or major renovation of public building for which contracting agency must set aside 1.5 percent of contract price. OR - HB3343 Directs State Department of Energy to develop climate test to conduct reviews for approval of proposed fossil fuel infrastructure projects. OR - HB3159 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to prescribe acceptable levels of subsurface sewage disposal system releases. OR - HB2146 Prohibits tax-exempt entities from earning or transferring energy-related tax credits. OR - HB3312 For rules implementing certain federal environmental laws that Environmental Quality Commission or Department of Environmental Quality has been delegated authority to administer, prohibits commission from amending or revising rules to be less stringent than certain federal standards and requirements. OR - HB2480 Preempts city, county or other local government from enacting charter provision, ordinance, resolution or other provision regulating expansion of infrastructure for primary purpose of transporting or storing fossil fuels. OR - HB2502 Directs Department of State Lands to study and develop recommendations for developing and organizing ocean power districts. OR - HB2984 Appropriates moneys to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board for 2017-2019 biennium for issuing grant to Curry County for implementing replacement of control devices at discharge from Floras Lake into Floras Creek. OR - HB2496 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for payment to River Docs, LLC for purpose of implementing first phase of sediment study of lower Rogue River. OR - HB3164 Directs State Department of Energy to study existing residential energy tax credit and need for residential energy incentive programs. OR - HB3163 Transfers administration of tax credit for biomass production or collection from State Department of Energy to State Department of Agriculture. OR - HB3348 Provides that electric company may use electricity to comply with renewable portfolio standard only if electricity is generated by facility that procures electricity in accordance with certain delivery requirements. OR - HB2269 Modifies fee schedule for sources subject to federal operating permit program under Title V of federal Clean Air Act to include specific activity fee to fund investigation of complaints related to sources subject to federal operating permit program. OR - HB3307 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule program for regulating air contaminant emissions from new facilities generating methane or other toxic gas. OR - HB3161 Requires Department of Transportation to establish pilot program to assess how products that department or contractor for department procures affect emissions of carbon dioxide. OR - HB2703 Requires city or county with population greater than 2,500 within urban growth boundary to consider integration of ecosystems services when developing public facility plan. OR - HB2138 Beginning January 1, 2018, requires certain public improvement contracts to reserve one percent of total contract price for performing repowers or retrofits of certain diesel engines used in course of performing contract. OR - HB3205 Requires that state and commercial water bottler enter into agreement for sharing gross amount received from sale of water prior to state agency transferring interest in real property having appurtenant water right to bottler or prior to Water Resources Department issuing water right to bottler for certain waters formerly reserved, conserved or withdrawn from appropriation. OR - HB2471 Extends period of time by which electric utility that acquires service territory of other electric utility without other electric utility's consent must comply with renewable portfolio standard that applies in that service territory. OR - HB2485 Establishes water right pilot program to encourage and facilitate point of diversion changes requested by State Department of Fish and Wildlife for purpose of benefitting fish passage. OR - HB2710 Sets schedule for Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to perform certain duties regarding energy efficiency standards and requirements for newly constructed buildings. OR - HB3349 Requires Oregon Liquor Control Commission to determine that adequate number of dealers and redemption centers exist in state to provide convenient service for return of empty beverage containers before expanding applicability of bottle bill. OR - HB2481 Requires gas station owner or operator to print, on any receipt that owner or operator provides to customer after customer purchases gasoline, cost to customer per gallon of gasoline of low carbon fuel standards. OR - SB990 Exempts small modular reactors from certain siting restrictions that apply to nuclear-fueled thermal power plants. OR - SB339 Caps electricity generated by any single biomass facility that may be used to meet requirement that certain percent of electricity in this state be electricity generated by small-scale renewable energy projects or biomass facilities. OR - HB2074 Extends sunset for tax credit for energy conservation project. OR - HB2680 Defines systems that use waste heat to produce energy as renewable energy production systems for which applicants may receive grants from State Department of Energy to install or construct. OR - HB2136 Creates schedule by which certain percentage of electricity sold by electric company to retail electricity consumers must be electricity generated by qualifying small-scale renewable energy projects. OR - HB2669 Modifies requirements for local community right to know regulatory programs for toxic substances and harmful substances. OR - HB2849 Directs Department of Land Conservation and Development to conduct study on methods to mitigate impact of technology support structures on aesthetics of certain areas. OR - HB3165 Requires Energy Facility Siting Council to update carbon dioxide emissions standard for base load gas plants no less than once every two years. OR - HB2330 Permits, rather than requires, state agency to set price for using device that is located on agency premises and that provides electricity to public for motor vehicles that use electricity for propulsion at specific level. OR - SB100 Repeals fuel oil dealer program. OR - HB3308 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule program for regulating air contaminant emissions from dairy confined animal feeding operations. OR - HB2239 Establishes Task Force on Energy Efficient Building Codes. OR - HB2989 Requires State Department of Energy to conduct study on incentives for residential solar in this state. OR - HB2700 Withdraws territory within mapped boundary of Boring Community Planning Organization from within incorporated boundaries of Metro. OR - HB3020 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct study on product stewardship programs in other states. OR - HB2758 Transfers administration of fuel oil dealer program from State Department of Energy to Housing and Community Services Department. OR - HB3024 Requires Oregon Health Authority to conduct study on air toxics. OR - HB2510 Authorizes commercial tenant to install on premises and use electric vehicle charging station. OR - HB3023 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct study on carbon pricing. OR - HB3026 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct study regarding funding for septic systems. OR - HB2707 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Water Resources Department for ground water studies and investigations, or other ground water data gathering and analysis, in priority basins determined by department. OR - HB2760 Extends sunset for property tax exemption for alternative energy systems. OR - HB2704 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to establish program to provide rebates to persons that purchase and register certain low emission vehicles and zero-emission transit buses in this state on or after effective date of Act. OR - HB2727 Allows water right holder to rebut presumption of forfeiture by showing that nonuse occurred during period land was subject to conservation easement, conservation covenant or similar interest.