+ − Legislators (9) OR - Representative Ken Helm (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative E. Werner Reschke (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Sheri Schouten (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Senator Lynn Findley (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Andrea Salinas (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Janeen A. Sollman (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Marty Wilde (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Anna Williams (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Jack Zika (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (77) OR - HB2883 Prohibits food vendor from using polystyrene container in selling, offering for sale, serving or dispensing prepared food to public. OR - HB3045 Requires local governments to allow residential or commercial development applications to provide one parking space with electric vehicle charging as substitute for two required nonelectrified spaces. OR - HB2944 Establishes Task Force on Oregon Domestic Use Water Supply. OR - HB2819 Requires Water Resources Department to establish pilot program to make conserved Columbia River water available to holder of water right in critical ground water area in exchange for holder reducing appropriation of ground water. OR - HB2852 Authorizes local governments to form authorities for purpose of implementing community choice aggregation programs. OR - HB2860 Requires Oregon Health Authority to analyze ground water contaminant data and provide education in areas with ground water contaminant problems. OR - HB3222 Prohibits Department of Environmental Quality from issuing air quality permits for new or modified sources that department determines may pose material threat to compliance with air quality standards unless certain requirements for review by governing body of county where source will be located are met. OR - HB2858 Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules applying certain oil spill prevention and emergency response planning requirements to high hazard train routes in this state. OR - HB2856 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Water Resources Department to study ground water in this state. OR - HB2853 Requires Water Resources Department to maintain registry of historic-use reservoirs. OR - HB2854 Establishes task force to study measurement and reporting of appropriated water use. OR - HB3065 Directs Public Utility Commission to establish public process for investigating continuing relevance of telecommunications carrier of last resort obligations. OR - HB3062 Extends sunset date for exemption from use fuel tax for diesel fuel blended with at least 20 percent biodiesel derived from used cooking oil. OR - SB38 Modifies provisions for treatment of renewable energy certificates issued for generation of thermal energy. OR - HB2007 Extends authorized uses of moneys received by state pursuant to Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement and deposited in Clean Diesel Engine Fund. OR - HB2857 Requires eight percent of electricity sold in this state by each electric company that makes sales to 25,000 or more retail electricity consumers to be generated by small-scale renewable energy facilities or certain biomass facilities. OR - HB2855 Modifies general powers of Public Utility Commission. OR - HB3248 Provides that county prohibition, restriction, limitation or regulation of certain open burning applies throughout county unless county court or board of county commissioners expressly states otherwise. OR - SB637 Raises statutory threshold for requiring public utility to receive Public Utility Commission approval for disposition of certain property from $100,000 to $1 million. OR - HB2493 Prohibits aerial application of pesticide to land within watershed of McKenzie River or its tributaries or of Santiam River or its tributaries. OR - HB3174 Directs Public Utility Commission to require electricity or natural gas utility to provide analog meter option for residential customers. OR - HB3182 Requires permit for construction, installation or operation of onsite nonpotable water system. OR - HB3350 Prohibits sale or use of two-cycle gasoline-powered leaf blowers. OR - HB3366 Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules authorizing single-family dwelling and accessory dwelling unit constructed on same lot or parcel to be permanently connected to same subsurface sewage disposal system or alternative sewage disposal system. OR - HB3055 Prohibits sale of mattress or children's product that incorporates or bears fire-retardant chemical in concentrations of more than one-tenth of one percent by mass. OR - HB3141 Modifies and adds laws related to electric vehicle charging stations. OR - HB3157 Requires Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to amend Low-Rise Residential Dwelling Code to require alternative energy collection or generation by December 15, 2020. OR - HB3156 Authorizes Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule schedule of enhanced civil penalties for violations involving cargo tank motor vehicles of certain environmental laws. OR - SB256 Repeals sunset on moratorium on oil, gas and sulfur leasing in territorial sea. OR - HB3325 Requires public utility to meet certain requirements for processing applications from nonresidential customer-generators to interconnect to electric distribution system net metering facility that has generating capacity of more than 25 kilowatts but less than two megawatts. OR - HB3355 Removes limit on number of chemicals Oregon Health Authority may include on list of high priority chemicals of concern in children's products. OR - HB3340 Declares harmful algal blooms to be menace to public health and welfare. OR - HB3326 Appropriates moneys to Department of Environmental Quality to fund laboratory services for public water systems that are susceptible to hazardous algal blooms and to Oregon Health Authority to hire recreational hazardous algal bloom coordinator. OR - HB2496 Includes battery storage in definition of "green energy technology." Defines "total contract price." Permits contracting agency, as alternative to including green energy technology in construction, reconstruction or major renovation of public building, to make expenditure to improve energy use efficiency in public building. OR - HB2611 Specifies that electricity generated by hydroelectric facility or other equipment that generates electricity through use of hydroelectric energy may be used to comply with renewable portfolio standard. OR - HB2623 Prohibits use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas exploration and production. OR - HB2619 Prohibits sale, purchase or use of pesticide products containing chlorpyrifos. OR - HB2656 Prohibits certain forest operation activities on forestland that supplies drinking water for one or more public water systems. OR - HB2509 Prohibits retail establishments from providing single-use checkout bags to customers, except in certain cases. OR - HB2250 Requires Department of Environmental Quality and Oregon Health Authority to regularly assess final changes to federal environment laws to determine whether changes are significantly less protective of public health, environment or natural resources than standards and requirements contained in those federal environmental laws, as in effect on January 19, 2017. OR - HB2271 Changes punishment for unlawful air pollution in the second degree from specific fine violation to Class A misdemeanor. OR - HB2497 Adds battery storage to definition of "green energy technology" for public buildings that are emergency shelters or facilities for public safety. OR - HB2501 Establishes Task Force on Green Energy Corridors. OR - HB2653 Prohibits use of single-use checkout bags except in certain cases. OR - HB2670 Prohibits restaurant from providing single-use plastic straw to consumer unless consumer requests straw. OR - HB2063 Extends authorized uses of moneys received by state pursuant to Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement and deposited in Clean Diesel Engine Fund. OR - HB2064 Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules applying certain oil spill prevention and emergency response planning requirements to high hazard train routes in this state. OR - HB2084 Extends sunset date for Water Resources Department grant program for place-based integrated water resources strategies. OR - HB2851 Authorizes Water Resources Department to require reporting of water use measurements. OR - HB2242 Authorizes Public Utility Commission to consider differential energy burden and other inequities of affordability in rates. OR - HB2772 Establishes product stewardship program for household hazardous waste. OR - HB2792 Requires applicant for energy facility site certificate to obtain land use approval from local government. OR - HB2791 Modifies cost recovery formula for site certificate holders. OR - HB2794 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to conduct water quality study. OR - HB2800 Prohibits full-service restaurant from providing single-use plastic straw to consumer unless consumer requests single-use plastic straw. OR - HB2766 Imposes excise tax of five cents per bag on provision of single-use plastic checkout bags by establishments selling raw or processed food or alcohol at retail. OR - HCR9 Supports development of closed-loop pump storage projects. OR - HB2737 Requires at least 50 percent of total annual amount of all civil penalties imposed by Environmental Quality Commission or Department of Environmental Quality for violations of water quality rules or standards to be deposited in Waterway Enhancement Fund. OR - HB3408 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Environmental Quality for deposit in Residential Solid Fuel Heating Air Quality Improvement Fund to fund community efforts to promote economic development and improve public health by reducing emissions from solid fuel burning devices that burn wood. OR - HB2322 Requires Land Conservation and Development Commission to amend statewide land use planning goals related to energy conservation to incorporate development of renewable energy facilities and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to match state energy policies. OR - HB2329 Modifies definition of "energy facility" for purposes of regulation of energy facilities by Energy Facility Siting Council. OR - HB2494 Extends operation of public purpose charges until January 1, 2036. OR - HB3274 Requires eight percent of electricity sold in this state by each electric company that makes sales to 25,000 or more retail electricity consumers to be generated by small-scale renewable energy facilities or certain biomass facilities. OR - HB3094 Establishes Home Weatherization, Retrofit and Affordability Program for Housing and Community Services Department to provide incentive payments to construction contractors undertaking energy improvement projects on residential structures. OR - HB3407 Authorizes electric companies that are subject to renewable portfolio standards to offer to purchase qualifying electricity generated by certain hydroelectric facilities. OR - SB914 Requires certain distributors and importers to register with distributor cooperatives and provide certain information to distributor cooperatives. OR - SB107 Provides exemption, under certain circumstances, to natural gas utility vehicles when inspecting or repairing natural gas leak, and to electric utility vehicles when responding to emergency , from offense of illegal stopping, standing or parking. OR - SCR1 Declares legislative support for closed-loop pump storage energy projects. OR - HB2618 Requires State Department of Energy to adopt by rule program for providing rebates for purchase, construction or installation of residential and certain nonresidential solar electric systems and paired solar and storage systems. OR - SB90 Prohibits food and beverage provider or convenience store from providing single-use plastic straw to consumer unless consumer specifically requests single-use plastic straw. OR - HB3430 Eliminates routine staying of Water Resources Commission or Water Resources Department final order enforcement upon filing of petition for judicial review of order. OR - SB93 Establishes dealer redemption centers for bulk redemption of beverage containers. OR - SB522 Prohibits person from, with intent to defraud, returning for refund value during one day 50 or more individual beverage containers that person knows were not sold in this state. OR - SB247 Adds containers that contain hard seltzer and containers that contain kombucha to types of beverage containers covered by provisions of Bottle Bill. OR - HB3114 Makes changes to requirements for recycling certain electronic devices. OR - HB3438 Allows owner of reservoir located on specified property within Big Butte Creek drainage area to register reservoir with Water Resources Department. OR - SB451 Establishes eligibility for renewable energy certificates for facilities that generate electricity from direct combustion of municipal solid waste and became operational before January 1, 1995, if such facilities register with Western Renewable Energy Generation Information System at any time, and for up to 11 average megawatts of electricity generated, per calendar year, from the combustion of biogenic material.