+ − Legislators (10) OR - Representative Alissa Keny-Guyer (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative Andy Olson (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Tawna D. Sanchez (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Chris Gorsek (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Mark W. Meek (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Dallas Heard (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Mike Nearman (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Ron Noble (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Carla Piluso (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Duane Stark (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (124) OR - HB2010 Establishes Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Home Ownership. OR - HB2344 Modifies qualifications and requirements for unmarried person who is at least 16 years of age and not older than 20 years of age to participate in independent living programs in independent residence facilities. OR - HB3155 Establishes Task Force on Use of Surplus Public Lands for Housing. OR - HB2944 Limits landlord assistance under Housing Choice Landlord Guarantee Program to damages awarded in judgment following hearing in which landlord proves amount of damages. OR - HB2316 Requires city with population of less than 25,000 to determine estimated housing need for 20-year period, inventory buildable land and adopt measures as part of periodic or legislative review of comprehensive plan. OR - HB2216 Requires Department of Human Services to adopt rules to establish Oregon Foster Children's Sibling Bill of Rights. OR - HB2221 Requires Oregon Health Authority and Department of Consumer and Business Services to report annually to Legislative Assembly on implementation of requirements to reimburse cost of child abuse medical assessments conducted by community assessment centers. OR - HB3012 Permits county to allow owner of lot or parcel of at least two acres zoned for rural residential uses to construct new single-family dwelling on lot or parcel if owner converts existing historic home to accessory dwelling unit. OR - HB2938 Permits siting of recreational vehicle for residential purposes on land zoned rural residential and as conditional permitted use on land zoned for exclusive farm use. OR - HB3175 Makes changes to definition of "low income households" in Local Innovation and Fast Track Housing Program. OR - HB2004 During first nine months of occupancy, prohibits landlord from terminating month-to-month tenancy within 60 days of receiving from tenant request for repairs to correct certain building, health or housing code violation or unhabitable condition. OR - HB2685 Requires Department of Human Services or designee of department to offer adult with intellectual or developmental disability who qualifies for comprehensive services at least one placement other than congregate living arrangement. OR - HB2315 Provides that corporate excise tax credit allowed to lenders that finance affordable housing is not barred by receipt of housing vouchers by tenants. OR - HB2401 Requires Department of Human Services to provide trauma-informed training to child welfare personnel. OR - HB2919 Makes facility providing food services at senior community residence subject to regulation as restaurant. OR - HB2742 Increases household income limitation for receipt of financial assistance from Wildfire Damage Housing Relief Account. OR - SB244 Establishes notification requirements of Department of Human Services regarding reported or suspected abuses, deficiencies, violations or failures of child-caring agency to comply with full compliance requirements and regarding reports of suspected or substantiated abuse of child in care. OR - HB2170 Establishes Office of Oregon Ombudsmen to provide administrative services and support to Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman, Office of the Residential Facilities Ombudsman, Office of the Foster Parent Ombudsman, Office of the Foster Child Ombudsman and Office of the Oregon Public Guardian . OR - HB2547 Appropriates moneys from General Fund for operation of Gatekeeper program by NorthWest Senior and Disability Services agency. OR - HB2724 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to develop and implement Rent Guarantee Program to provide incentives and financial assistance to landlords that rent or lease to low income households by guaranteeing payments to landlords for unpaid rent and for eviction and property damage costs within certain limits. OR - HB3304 Allows taxpayer to direct portion of income tax refund to purpose of providing housing to low income persons. OR - HB2011 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to administer study to assess disparities between federal and local calculations of fair market rent. OR - HB3359 Modifies civil penalties, license regulation and licensing fees for certain facilities regulated by Department of Human Services. OR - HB2500 Directs Department of Human Services, in consultation with Department of Justice, to develop and implement training and continuing education curriculum for caseworkers that informs and instructs caseworkers on their roles in juvenile dependency proceedings. OR - HB2534 Establishes Oregon Opportunity Commission. OR - HB2377 Authorizes city or county to adopt ordinance or resolution granting exemption for newly rehabilitated or constructed multiunit rental housing. OR - HB2347 Extends for two years Department of Human Services' authority to prescribe employability assessment and orientation process for job opportunity and basic skills program and limit number of participants and activities of participants in program; to require single parent of child under two years of age to participate in job opportunity and basic skills program; to deny request of recipient in temporary assistance for needy families program to enroll in educational institution as allowable work act OR - HB2570 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to establish Affordable Homeownership Grant Program to provide grants to eligible nonprofit organizations with affordable homeownership programs to provide opportunities for homeownership to persons in low income households. OR - HB2959 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services to administer general assistance project. OR - HB2937 Permits accessory dwelling unit on land zoned rural residential and as conditional permitted use on land zoned for exclusive farm use. OR - HB2852 For purpose of tax credit for affordable housing lenders, requires Housing and Community Services Department to make annual determination of remaining balance of reserved but not certified tax credits. OR - HB3273 Modifies requirements relating to evacuation of residents of adult foster homes. OR - HB2741 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Housing and Community Services Department for deposit into Wildfire Damage Housing Relief Account. OR - HB3357 Increases amount of fees charged and collected by county clerks to record or file certain real property documents. OR - HB2996 Designates Act as Oregon First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Act. OR - HB3373 Appropriates moneys to Housing and Community Services Department and Department of Land Conservation and Development to employ two full-time equivalent employees to perform services relating to increasing availability of affordable housing. OR - HB2002 Expands laws regarding preservation of participating properties that are publicly supported housing. OR - HB3262 Requires Department of Human Services, in collaboration with other agencies, to adopt rules related to prescription of psychotropic medications to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. OR - HB3398 Extends sunset on Oregon Medical Insurance Pool Account to January 2, 2018, and continuously appropriates moneys in account to Department of Consumer and Business Services. OR - HB3387 Establishes Task Force on System Development Charges and specifies composition of task force membership. OR - HB3253 Requires state agencies, departments and political subdivisions to grant to persons who are blind priority to establish and operate vending facilities in public buildings and preference to operate cafeterias in public buildings and vending facilities in community colleges. OR - HB3405 Requires Department of Human Services to seek waiver of federal requirements in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in order to allow recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance to receive advance installment payments of tax credit for dependent care expenses. OR - HB2684 Expresses intent of Legislative Assembly that, when Legislative Assembly approves increases in funding of services provided by residential training facilities or residential training homes, wages and benefits paid to direct support professionals be increased at comparable rate. OR - HB3331 Directs Office of Manufactured Dwelling Park Community Relations to establish and administer landlord-tenant dispute resolution program for disputes arising from notices of certain rent increases. OR - HB2661 Requires long term care referral provider to be registered with Department of Human Services. OR - HB3370 Defines "housing with services project" and requires project to register with Department of Human Services . OR - HB2008 Updates amount landlord must pay tenant of manufactured dwelling park upon closure of park to convert to other use. OR - HB3192 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to provide funds to assist first-time home buyers from low income households through programs administered by department and grants to eligible nonprofit organizations, housing authorities and local governments. OR - HB2964 Extends ad valorem property tax exemption to existing qualified dwelling units of single-unit housing purchased by taxpayers seeking exemption. OR - HB2210 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to develop and implement Retaining Affordable Rental Housing Program to provide financial assistance to owners of multifamily rental housing to rehabilitate and maintain housing at affordable rental rates. OR - HB3160 Permits persons who have limited vision to carry and use white canes on highways and in other public places. OR - HB2930 Authorizes Department of Human Services or law enforcement agency to collect information concerning military status of parent or guardian of child who is subject of report of child abuse and share information with appropriate military authorities. OR - HB2903 Authorizes Department of Human Services to immediately place conditions on license, certificate or other authorization of child-caring agency prior to hearing if department finds there is serious danger to public health or safety. OR - HB3372 Requires coordinated care organization to provide initial health assessment on child enrolled in coordinated care organization no later than 60 days after date that Oregon Health Authority notifies coordinated care organization that child has been taken into custody of Department of Human Services. OR - SB58 Directs Long Term Care Ombudsman to appoint Residential Facilities Ombudsman within office of Long Term Care Ombudsman. OR - HB2007 Requires city or county to review and decide on applications for certain housing developments containing affordable housing units within 100 days. OR - HB2433 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to establish pilot program to provide housing for low-income seniors on school district property. OR - HB3063 Requires Housing and Community Services Department, in collaboration with Oregon Health Authority, to disburse moneys in Housing for Mental Health Fund for development of community-based housing, crisis intervention services, rental subsidies and other housing-related services for individuals with mental illness and individuals with substance use disorders. OR - HB3390 Requires city with population of 200,000 or fewer to establish local standards to promote housing stability no later than July 1, 2019. OR - HB3010 Requires Department of Human Services to seek approval from United States Department of Agriculture to allow unemployed or underemployed full-time post-secondary students to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. OR - HB2446 Directs Housing and Community Services Department and Oregon Housing Stability Council to seek, obtain and renew waivers of certain federal rental subsidy and assistance payment requirements to increase availability of payments under federal rent subsidy program. OR - HB3196 Directs Department of Human Services to study necessary improvements to regulation of community-based care, including but not limited to residential care facilities and adult foster homes, and report to appropriate committee or interim committee of Legislative Assembly. OR - HB3009 Requires Department of Human Services to seek approval from United States Department of Agriculture to allow students to apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits using Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. OR - HB2117 Provides that owner of abutting real property may not be required to maintain or repair sidewalks or curbs, and no lien for assessment for repairs may attach to abutting real property, if abutting real property does not have direct access to sidewalks or curbs. OR - HB3005 Creates refundable credit against personal income taxes for housing rental payments. OR - HB2728 Requires Department of Human Services to pay comprehensive services provider at service rate that is no less than rate paid by department for similar services provided by personal support worker or by direct care provider in secure residential treatment home or facility. OR - HB2009 Advances sunset for subtraction for sale of manufactured dwelling park to certain entities. OR - HB2438 Requires Department of Human Services to operate pilot project, subject to approval by United States Department of Agriculture, to prohibit purchase of foods of minimal nutritional value, as defined by United States Department of Agriculture, using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. OR - HB2551 Prohibits placement of child with intellectual disability, who is taken into protective custody, in hotel, motel, inn, hospital, Department of Human Services office or juvenile detention facility. OR - HB3462 Directs Department of Human Services to accomplish various objectives to improve skills of and provide ongoing support for child welfare services employees. OR - HB2520 Requires Housing and Community Services Department to take into account counties from which document recording or filing fees are charged and collected in making distributions from General Housing Account, Emergency Housing Account and Home Ownership Assistance Account. OR - SB310 Authorizes city or county to designate area within jurisdiction as vertical housing development zone. OR - HB3254 Directs Oregon Youth Authority to conduct statewide study regarding youth and youth offenders no later than July 1, 2018. OR - HB2071 Extends sunset for tax credit for completion of agricultural workforce housing project. OR - HB3401 Prohibits local government from applying standards, conditions or procedures regulating development of needed housing on buildable land that have effect of reducing development density below maximum density level authorized in comprehensive plan designation. OR - HB2240 Prohibits landlord from terminating month-to-month tenancy without cause. OR - HB2512 Directs State Land Board to study affordable housing development options for certain Department of Transportation property and to report results of study to Legislative Assembly. OR - HB2650 Prohibits landlord evaluating applicant for tenancy from considering criminal history prior to performing criminal background check. OR - HB3261 Requires Oregon Health Policy Board, in collaboration with Office of Rural Health and Oregon Health and Science University, to conduct assessment of health care workforce needs in Oregon. OR - HB2410 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to develop and implement pilot program to provide certain community college students with affordable housing and services. OR - HB2209 Establishes Task Force on Housing Supply. OR - HB3332 Limits amount and procedure by which landlord may increase rent for manufactured dwelling space or floating home space. OR - HB3275 Requires applicant for housing development containing at least 100 new housing units to give notice to Department of Education and school district. OR - HB3366 Requires landlord to deposit and maintain security deposit in separate account from all other funds and inform tenant of financial institution in which security deposit is held. OR - HB3300 Directs Department of Human Services to develop and implement two pilot programs in rural and urban areas of state by contracting with independent nongovernmental entities to assess suitability of foster homes for certification. OR - HB3301 Changes definition of foster parent who is "current caretaker.". OR - HB3255 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to conduct study regarding emergency shelters for persons experiencing homelessness no later than July 1, 2018. OR - HB3258 Directs Department of Human Services to conduct statewide study regarding foster children no later than July 1, 2018. OR - SB277 Increases notice period for termination of rental agreement and removal of manufactured dwelling or floating home. OR - HB2006 Disallows, for purposes of personal income taxation, mortgage interest deduction for residence other than taxpayer's principal residence. OR - HB3250 Provides block grants to specified counties for two-year period to assume duties of Department of Human Services, Oregon Health Authority and Housing and Community Services Department with respect to community mental health services, developmental disability services, alcoholism and substance abuse treatment services, child welfare services and homelessness prevention and assistance services. OR - HB3272 Modifies provisions relating to care facilities regulated by Department of Human Services. OR - HB3256 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to conduct study no later than July 1, 2018, regarding emergency shelters for persons experiencing mental health crises who are in need of transitional housing. OR - HB2490 Permits Department of Human Services to require applicants for or recipients of aid under temporary assistance for needy families program who are convicted of possession or distribution of controlled substances to submit to random drug tests. OR - HB2456 Permits tax exempt landowner to develop affordable housing units on rural residential land with county approval. OR - SB819 Expands parameters of duties and responsibilities of Critical Incident Response Team assigned by Department of Human Services upon becoming aware of fatality of child that was result of abuse or neglect. OR - HB2925 Creates Task Force on Public Assistance Reform to study steps taken in Maine and Kansas to reduce public assistance expenditures. OR - SB101 Authorizes child abuse investigation on school premises if investigation involves interview of suspected victim or witnesses but not person suspected of committing abuse. OR - SB268 Requires Department of Human Services to make records regarding investigation of report of child abuse occurring at school or in educational setting that involves child with disability available to Disability Rights Oregon. OR - HB3330 Permits city or county to impose controls on rental rates and rental rate increases applicable to spaces in facilities for manufactured or floating homes. OR - HB2773 Authorizes city or county to designate area within jurisdiction as vertical housing development zone. OR - HB2990 Increases time period during which tenants of manufactured dwelling park must identify or form tenants committee for purpose of purchasing park from 10 days to 60 days. OR - HB2827 Requires Department of Human Services to commission study of area agencies' prevention and intervention programs for seniors and persons with disabilities. OR - HB2537 Requires Department of Human Services to seek approval from United States Department of Agriculture to administer pilot program in which supplemental nutrition assistance is calculated based on Department of Agriculture's low-cost food plan. OR - HB2367 Creates income tax credit for adopting children from foster system. OR - HB3197 Directs Department of Human Services to study necessary improvements in regulation of memory care facilities and report to appropriate committee or interim committee of Legislative Assembly. OR - HB3257 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to conduct study regarding affordable housing no later than July 1, 2018. OR - HB2003 Repeals prohibition on city or county ordinance or resolution controlling rent charged for rental of dwelling unit. OR - HB2001 Repeals statewide prohibition on city and county ordinances regulating rents. OR - HB2070 Extends sunset for tax credit for affordable housing lenders. OR - HB2912 Establishes Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Revolving Loan Program within Housing and Community Services Department to make loans to eligible organizations to purchase land for affordable housing development and to provide supportive services to residents and low income households. OR - HB2961 Establishes Homeownership Repair and Rehabilitation Program within Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide financial assistance to persons in low income households for repair and rehabilitation of residences. OR - SB830 Changes definition of foster parent who is "current caretaker.". OR - HB2881 Appropriates moneys to Department of Human Services for Oregon Hunger Response Fund program services. OR - SB821 Directs Oregon Housing Stability Council, with advice of Community Action Partnership of Oregon, to develop policy for awarding grants to organizations that shall use funds in Emergency Housing Account to align with federal strategies and resources available to prevent and end homelessness. OR - SB949 Makes noncompetition agreement or certain covenant with home care worker voidable by home care worker. OR - SB760 Removes requirement, for abuse reporting purposes, that contact between public or private official and abused person or abuser be while acting in official capacity. OR - SB104 Modifies provisions relating to registry of persons who provide care in certain facilities. OR - SB834 Requires Department of Human Services to develop and present proposal for creation of human rights commission to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to human services and health no later than December 1, 2017. OR - SB17 Removes requirement that superintendents of certain state institutions administered by Oregon Health Authority and Department of Corrections designate chief medical officer of institution. OR - SB245 Modifies definitions of "child" and "child-caring agency." Declares emergency, effective on passage. OR - SB1027 Prohibits Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority from seeking payment from amounts in ABLE account. OR - SB948 Prohibits residential facility from employing, in publicly funded position, individual found to have committed type of abuse that is disqualifying under rules adopted by Department of Human Services. OR - SB59 Authorizes court to remove fiduciary, or modify powers or authority of fiduciary, on motion of Long Term Care Ombudsman.