+ − Legislators (9) OR - Representative Alissa Keny-Guyer (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative Ron Noble (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Tawna D. Sanchez (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Cheri Helt (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Mark W. Meek (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Tiffiny Mitchell (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Sheri Schouten (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Anna Williams (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Jack Zika (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (132) OR - HB2908 Requires division of Department of Human Services that administers Oregon Project Independence, in collaboration with area agencies, to study statewide expansion of Oregon Project Independence and resource needs of division if Oregon Project Independence is expanded statewide. OR - HB2947 Requires Department of Human Services to present options for living independently to adults with developmental disabilities who need placement. OR - HB2951 Requires Department of Human Services to complete investigations regarding applications for certificates to operate foster homes for care of children under 21 years of age no later than 120 days after department receives application. OR - HB2878 Allows board of county commissioners to vote to direct Department of Human Services not to apply for waiver of time limit on receipt of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for specified adults residing in county. OR - HB3170 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Health Authority for Senior Farm Direct Nutrition Program and Women, Infants and Children Farm Direct Nutrition Program. OR - HB2832 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Beaverton Hoop YMCA for purpose of purchasing property and opening and operating child development center. OR - HB2837 Requires Department of Human Services to adopt by rule program that provides financial assistance to recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance for purchasing locally grown fruits and vegetables from participating farmers' markets, farm share sites and retail outlets. OR - HB3210 Modifies allocation formula for grants to regional assessment centers and community assessment centers. OR - HB3208 Directs Department of Human Services to study and develop two-year and five-year plans for department to provide comprehensive funding for child welfare services, ensure adequate in-state services for children's therapeutic care and request sufficient funding for high level staff. OR - HB3206 Requires Department of Human Services to administer program to make support service providers available to individuals who are deaf-blind. OR - HB2805 Establishes Oregon Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Task Force. OR - HB2802 Establishes Homeownership Repair and Rehabilitation Program within Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants to entities providing financial assistance to persons in low income households for repair and rehabilitation of residences. OR - HB2812 Expands Housing and Community Services Department's use of Home Ownership Assistance Account to support households with below area median income and to support organizations' homeownership programs with any percentage of home construction or rehabilitation costs. OR - HB2826 Repeals definitions applicable to Oregon Disabilities Commission. OR - HB2827 Repeals limitations on eligibility of persons who are 18 years of age or older who have physical disabilities to receive benefits from Oregon Project Independence. OR - HB3051 Requires Department of Human Services to study and report to Legislative Assembly on staffing and workload of employees of department and area agencies who serve older adults and people with disabilities. OR - HB3052 Directs Department of Human Services to report to Legislative Assembly regarding transition to centralized child abuse hotline call center by May 1, 2019. OR - HB2004 Directs Department of Human Services to study and make recommendations on provisions of state law relating to children. OR - HB2896 Establishes programs within Housing and Community Services Department to provide loans to one or more nonprofit corporations to develop programs that support manufactured dwelling park preservation and affordability for tenants. OR - HB3028 Increases percentage of federal earned income credit allowable as credit against Oregon personal income tax. OR - HB2894 Establishes program within Housing and Community Services Department to provide supplementary loans to individuals for new energy efficient manufactured dwellings. OR - HB2895 Establishes program within Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants for decommissioning and disposing of manufactured dwellings. OR - HB2893 Establishes advisory committee on manufactured housing within Housing and Community Development Department. OR - HB2002 Requires property owner subject to affordability restriction to provide more notice to Housing and Community Services Department and local governments before restrictions expire. OR - HB3264 Requires additional disclosures from manufactured dwelling park landlords to Housing and Community Services Department. OR - HB3270 Requires Department of Human Services to administer four-year pilot program to allow adult foster homes meeting specified requirements to care for up to seven residents. OR - HB2916 Expands transitional housing accommodations allowed inside urban growth boundary to include other structures. OR - HB3178 Modifies allocation formula for grants to regional assessment centers and community assessment centers. OR - HB3179 Directs Department of Human Services to distribute $1 million to Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect to conduct Oregon Child Abuse Prevalence Study. OR - HB3180 Modifies allocation formula for grants to regional assessment centers and community assessment centers. OR - HB3184 Directs Department of Revenue, in consultation with Housing and Community Services Department, to conduct study of imposition and administration of residential vacancy tax to fund affordable housing, and to report findings to interim legislative committees related to revenue and housing on or before September 15, 2020. OR - HB2997 Requires cities and counties to exempt certain CCRCs from requirements to include affordable housing within development. OR - HB3000 Directs Department of Human Services to deduct expenses for medically necessary guardianship services from recipient's income when calculating eligibility for assistance provided by Oregon Supplemental Income Program. OR - HB2994 Permits school board to designate staff member to receive mandatory child abuse reports. OR - HB3012 Directs Department of Human Services to conduct study that identifies ways to improve foster care system in this state and present report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to human services on or before September 15, 2019. OR - HB3359 Establishes Vacation Occupancy Task Force. OR - HB3254 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 and Conservator. OR - HB3313 Authorizes Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants to nonprofit to develop infrastructure for new manufactured dwelling park in Springfield, Oregon. OR - HB3183 Requires Department of Human Services to administer temporary assistance for needy families program consistent with federal regulations and to provide specified types of assistance. OR - HB3189 Requires Department of Human Services to assess and quantify workload impacts of specified policy changes. OR - HB3031 Creates family and medical leave insurance program to provide employee who is eligible for coverage with portion of wages while employee is on family and medical leave or military family leave. OR - HB2957 Requires water utilities, domestic water supply districts, people's utility districts and electric cooperatives to meet certain requirements before terminating residential service due to delinquent payment. OR - HB2963 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services for development of gatekeeper programs to serve seniors and people with disabilities in local communities statewide. OR - HB3349 Disallows, for purposes of personal income taxation, mortgage interest deduction for residence other than taxpayer's principal residence, unless taxpayer sells residence or actively markets residence for sale. OR - HB2962 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to conduct study to estimate amount of additional homeless shelter capacity necessary in each county and cost of building or acquiring such capacity. OR - HB2969 Directs Oregon Department of Administrative Services to enter into contract with nonprofit organization to create trauma-informed practice integration program. OR - HB3308 Requires Department of Human Services to study workforce needs for long term care facilities in 2030. OR - HB3342 Requires hospitals and long term care facilities to make available to patients and residents plant-based meals when necessary to accommodate medical, religious, cultural or ethnic needs, preferences or requests. OR - HB3191 Directs Department of Human Services to accomplish various objectives to improve positions and skills of child welfare services employees. OR - HB3041 Directs Department of Human Services to establish and administer program to provide moneys for third-party child care for child in foster home. 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 - HB2001 Requires cities with population greater than 10,000 or within Metro to allow duplexes in lands zoned for single-family dwellings within urban growth boundary. OR - HB2570 Appropriates moneys to Oregon Department of Administrative Services to increase size and diversity of group of court appointed special advocates. OR - HB2568 Directs Oregon Department of Administrative Services to conduct review of CASA Volunteer Programs and report results of review and make recommendations for legislation to Legislative Assembly. OR - HB2601 Limits guardian's authority to limit protected person's preferred associations with third parties. OR - HB2626 Expands eligibility for Women, Infants and Children Program nutrition assistance to mothers of children up to 12 months of age, paid for with state funds. OR - HB2639 Expands eligibility for Women, Infants and Children Program nutrition assistance to children five years of age or older who have not begun attending school, paid for with state funds. OR - HB2644 Directs Youth Development Division to administer pilot program to coordinate delivery of youth development services through Youth Development Hubs. OR - HB2662 Requires Housing and Community Services Department, in certifying tax credits for affordable housing loans, to give priority to projects that develop affordable housing for sponsoring entities' employees who are direct care workers or human service workers. OR - HB2664 Extends sunset for tax credit for closure of manufactured dwelling park. OR - HB2245 Requires Department of Human Services to use savings achieved in temporary assistance for needy families program to increase amount of cash grants paid to families enrolled in program or to make additional investments in JOBS program. OR - HB2256 Creates Oregon Housing Crisis Task Force. OR - HB2302 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services to administer general assistance project. OR - HB2332 Directs Department of Human Services to provide staff support, including full-time equivalent policy analyst, for Governor's Child Foster Care Advisory Commission. OR - HB2337 Establishes Foster Parent Ombudsman in Department of Human Services and prescribes duties. OR - HB2340 Requires residential seller's property disclosure statement to include whether sewer scope was performed. OR - HB2349 Directs Early Learning Division to establish child care provider business training program. OR - HB2348 Directs Department of Human Services to reduce employment-related child care subsidy recipient copayments to no more than seven percent of household income. OR - HB2346 Establishes Task Force on Access to Quality Affordable Child Care to study ways to increase use of and access to child care subsidies and to report recommendations to Legislative Assembly no later than December 31, 2020. OR - HB2343 Allows political canvassing by manufactured dwelling or floating home facility tenants. OR - HB2360 Establishes Task Force on Use of Surplus Public Lands for Housing. OR - HB2464 Modifies terminology regarding recipients of grants from Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Program. OR - HB2508 Requires Department of Human Services to award grants to refugee resettlement agencies to provide specified services to refugees. OR - HB2524 Requires long term care facilities, residential facilities and adult foster homes to provide residents with information developed by Long Term Care Ombudsman describing availability and services of Long Term Care Ombudsman. OR - HB2596 Allows cities and counties to impose controls on rental rates and rental rate increases applicable to spaces in facilities for manufactured or floating homes. OR - HB2597 Requires Office of Manufactured Dwelling Park Community Relations to establish landlord-tenant dispute resolution program for tenants of facilities subject to certain rent increases to initiate dispute-resolution process. OR - HB2528 Requires residential tenancies to prorate rent calculated based on full days of tenant's occupancy. OR - HB2586 Requires Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for providing housing services to low income people undergoing treatment for HIV. Appropriates moneys to department for grants. OR - HB2587 For purposes of homestead property tax deferral program for seniors and persons with disabilities, changes prohibition on homestead with outstanding deferred property taxes from being pledged as security for reverse mortgage to prohibition on homestead that is pledged as security for reverse mortgage from being granted deferral under program. OR - HB2683 Prohibits landlords that allow pets from charging tenants additional rent or fees based on possession of pets. OR - HB2540 Requires city with population of 200,000 or fewer to establish local standards to promote housing stability no later than July 1, 2021. OR - HB2569 Directs Department of Human Services to assign exactly one universal provider number to persons listed on registry of persons who provide long term care. OR - HB2024 Directs Early Learning Division to establish program to improve access to high quality infant and toddler care for families whose incomes are at or below 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines. OR - HB2034 Requires Department of Human Services to report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to human services any changes needed to statutes governing programs administered by department due to changes to budget. OR - HB2608 Establishes standard for Department of Human Services payments to child care providers in economically disadvantaged geographic areas. OR - HB2032 Creates TANF Housing Pilot Program in Housing and Community Services Department to provide housing stabilization services to families receiving services from temporary assistance for needy families program through grants awarded to local housing services providers. OR - HB2027 Permits Office of Child Care to consider any information obtained by office when reviewing enrollment in Central Background Registry. OR - HB2033 Modifies minimum degree requirements for individuals who conduct child abuse investigations or make determinations regarding protective custody of children. OR - HB2055 Establishes Greater Oregon Housing Accelerator Program within Housing and Community Services Department. OR - HB2056 Establishes Housing Development Grant Program. OR - HB3122 Requires Department of Human Services to request in agency request budget and Governor to include in Governor's budget specified amount of General Fund moneys for distribution to centers for independent living. OR - HB3116 Requires counties with population of 650,000 or more to use proceeds from sale of foreclosed property to reimburse municipal liens against property for utilities improvements or seismic rehabilitation. OR - HB3129 Allows landlord to terminate residential tenancy with 30 days' written notice upon receipt of government notice that occupancy is unlawful. OR - HB2700 Extends sunset for property tax exemption for multiple-unit housing. OR - HB2151 Extends sunset of homestead property tax deferral program for seniors and persons with disabilities. OR - HB2136 Extends sunset for tax credit for closure of manufactured dwelling park. OR - HB2139 Extends sunset for earned income tax credit. OR - HB2228 Establishes Local Government Technical Assistance Program within Housing and Community Services Department. OR - HB2779 Prohibits Department of Human Services from disclosing records and reports related to child abuse investigations to certain entities unless court finds report of abuse is founded. OR - HB2771 Directs State Court Administrator to implement education program for state judges that focuses on issues that arise in international custody disputes. OR - HB2127 Eliminates sunset for provisions granting exemptions from filing and payment of taxes and from establishment of domicile in state to companies and workers in state solely to perform disaster and emergency related work. OR - HB2142 Increases number of years former exempt cemetery or crematory land must be used to provide exempt low income housing to have additional taxes due upon disqualification from cemetery or crematory exemption canceled. OR - HB2764 Prohibits landlord in evaluating applicant for residential tenancy from requesting information about applicant's criminal history and from considering criminal history prior to performing criminal screening. OR - HB2725 Requires city or county to approve all proposed vertical housing development projects that meet statutory requirements and additional criteria adopted by city or county and to deny certification to all proposed projects that do not. OR - HB2350 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Housing and Community Services Department for provision of diapers and feminine hygiene products to low-income individuals and families. OR - HB2306 Requires city or county to issue residential building permits upon substantial completion of construction of public improvements in residential subdivisions. OR - HB2727 Allows subtraction from federal taxable income of gain from sale of opportunity zone property, defined as property in low-income census tract developed for affordable housing and held for stated period of time. OR - HB2336 Removing population requirement for affordable housing pilot program if no qualifying nomination is received for city with population under 25,000. OR - HB2481 Defines "reports and records" for purposes of public records in child abuse investigations. OR - HB2131 Prescribes amount of expenses for which tax credit for employment-related dependent care expenses may be claimed by removing limitations based on earned income of individual spouse, in case of joint tax filers. OR - SB167 Aligns definitions in mental health services bill of rights with definitions applicable to reporting of abuse of persons with mental illness. OR - HB3383 Directs Department of Human Services to develop pilot program contracting with Yamhill County for provision of community-based child welfare services. OR - SB543 Authorizes formation of children's service districts. OR - HB3394 Modifies required child care resource and referral entity services. OR - HB3406 Establishes Rural System Development Charges Program within Housing and Community Services Department to pay system development charges for rural affordable multifamily housing. OR - HB3413 Authorizes Long Term Care Ombudsman to hire up to 10 deputy ombudsmen. OR - HB3393 Prohibits Department of Human Services from disclosing records and reports related to child abuse investigations to certain entities unless court finds report of abuse is founded. OR - SB608 Prohibits landlord from terminating month-to-month tenancy without cause after 12 months of occupancy. OR - SB278 Extends eligibility for Rent Guarantee Program to individuals between 16 and 26 years of age who were wards within past 10 years. OR - SB484 Limits landlord to single applicant screening charge per 60-day period, per applicant applying to rent multiple dwelling units owned or managed by landlord. OR - SB804 Directs Department of Human Services, after receiving report of alleged child abuse, to notify law enforcement agency where alleged abuse occurred, if county is known. OR - SB176 Requires certain filling stations, service stations, garages and other dispensaries that dispense Class 1 flammable liquids to provide equal access to persons with disabilities. OR - SB970 Limits applicable screening criteria for residential landlords. OR - SB813 Directs Office of Child Care to make reasonable attempt to identify any child care facility, or person or place providing child care, about which it receives complaint if certain information is provided. OR - SB8 Requires Land Use Board of Appeals to award local governments and applicants their expenses and attorney fees against petitioners if affirming local government's approval of publicly supporting housing. OR - SB586 Abolishes "Office of Manufactured Dwelling Park Community Relations." Renames "Mobile Home Parks Account" to "Manufactured and Marina Communities Account." Requires facilities to establish mediation policy for certain disputes. OR - SB475 Permits school district to provide abbreviated school day program to foster youth student only if student's foster parent is provided opportunity to participate in decision and school district provides certain written information to foster parent. OR - SB493 Establishes Oregon Human Rights Commission to safeguard dignity and basic human rights of individuals who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. OR - SB20 Consolidates eligibility for services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. OR - SB534 Requires local governments to allow single-family dwellings within urban growth boundary of city with population greater than 25,000 in residential lots platted and zoned for such uses. OR - SB917 Prohibits long term care facilities, residential facilities, adult foster homes, child care facilities, child-caring agencies, foster homes, youth care centers, youth offender foster homes or other entities that are licensed, certified or registered to provide care to children, youth, individuals with disabilities or older adults from interfering with good faith disclosure of information by employees or volunteers about abuse or mistreatment of individuals cared for by entity, violations of s... OR - SB490 Modifies definition of "exempt prohibited individual." Prohibits permanently from providing child care individuals who have been subject of substantiated report of child abuse in which victim suffered serious harm or death and individuals who are required to report as sex offenders.