+ − Legislators (5) OR - Representative Deborah Boone (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Sal Esquivel (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative John Huffman (R) Title: Member OR - Representative John Lively (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative Julie Parrish (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (54) OR - SB85 Authorizes local governments to implement programs to make loans or facilitate private financing of seismic rehabilitation of multifamily residential dwellings or commercial or industrial buildings by property owners. OR - SB89 Authorizes county governing body in each county and Department of Veterans' Affairs to appoint one or more volunteer veterans' guides to provide support services and assistance to veterans, spouses and dependents of veterans, and survivors of veterans, within county or served by department. OR - SB93 Requires reimbursement for up to 90-day supply of prescription drug that is prescribed under certain conditions. OR - SB251 Clarifies Department of Veterans' Affairs status and authority as fiduciary and representative payee appointed by United States Department of Veterans Affairs and United States Social Security Administration. OR - SB252 Exempts Department of Veterans' Affairs from requirement to request or participate in resolution conference in connection with foreclosure of residential trust deed when department is acting in capacity as beneficiary of loan made by department pursuant to statute. OR - SB253 Exempts personally identifiable and contact information of veterans and persons serving on active duty or as reserve members with Armed Forces of United States, National Guard or other reserve component from disclosure as public records when information was obtained by Department of Veterans' Affairs in performance of department's duties and functions. OR - SB494 Permits person stationed outside of Oregon while serving in active duty military service to renew or replace driver license or driver permit without photograph if Department of Transportation does not have acceptable photograph on file. OR - HB2036 Provides that U.S. Highway 395 shall be known as World War I Veterans Memorial Highway. OR - HB2108 Extends sunset for tax credit for provision of medical care to residents of Oregon Veterans' Home. OR - HB2179 Extends start date for prohibitions related to elections to begin 45 days before election. OR - HB2210 Authorizes individuals acting under authority of broadcasters to enter geographic area subject to declaration of emergency to maintain essential broadcast equipment. OR - HB2230 Requires Director of Oregon Health Authority to notify Director of Veterans' Affairs upon receipt of certain written information from member or veteran of uniformed service, if authorized to do so by member or veteran. OR - HB2270 Creates office of State Resilience Officer in office of Governor to direct, coordinate and oversee seismic safety and resilience planning and preparation by state agencies. OR - HB2421 Makes mental health drugs subject to Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan. OR - HB2426 Establishes statutory authority for technological enhancements to 9-1-1 emergency communications system. OR - HB2539 Directs Department of Veterans' Affairs to enter into contract to conduct statewide study regarding delivery and use of, and barriers to access to, health care and medical services for women veterans no later than July 1, 2016. OR - HB2566 Provides that disaster or emergency related work conducted by out-of-state business may not be used as sole basis for determination that business is doing business in state, or that employee has residency or domicile in state. OR - HB2645 Requires public universities to establish priority enrollment system for qualified students who are active members of Armed Forces of the United States, who are qualified veterans or who receive veterans' educational benefits as federally qualified dependents of active members or qualified veterans. OR - HB2763 Removes provision that public officer or employee who leaves position to perform military duty may not, while performing military duty, receive amount of pay entitled to before leave of absence. OR - HB2793 Directs Department of Veterans' Affairs and county veterans' service officers to provide aid and assistance to Korean Vietnam War veteran to obtain health care coverage and services and, upon determination that veteran is not eligible for health care coverage and services under federal and state laws, to implement program to provide such coverage and services. OR - HCR1 Recognizes and honors Lance Corporal Joseph E. Rodewald (1988-2010) for his service to his country. OR - HCR2 Recognizes and honors Corporal Kory Wiens (1986-2007) and military working dog, Cooper, for their service to this state. OR - HCR3 Recognizes and honors Sergeant Ian M. Tawney (1984-2010) for his service to his country. OR - HJM3 Urges Congress to enact legislation requiring stabilization of crude oil prior to transport. OR - SCR6 In memoriam: Army Specialist Nickolas S. Welch, 1987-2013. OR - HB2818 Adds Oregon Volunteer Firefighters Association to list of entities eligible for individual income tax return checkoff contribution. OR - HJM9 Urges Congress to recognize presumption of service connection for Blue Water Vietnam War veterans exposed to Agent Orange. OR - HB2838 Establishes Task Force on Incarcerated Veterans to research, study and make recommendations regarding outreach to and assistance for incarcerated veterans. OR - HB2839 Allows credit against income taxes for employment of qualified military veterans. OR - HB2840 Establishes Oregon Educational and Workforce Development Bridge Loan Program in Department of Veterans' Affairs to conduct outreach and provide loans to veterans and disabled veterans who are enrolled in approved course of study, approved professional training, approved workforce development program or approved apprenticeship in connection with institution of higher education, and who are eligible to receive federal educational aid or other financial assistance that is temporarily unavailable. OR - HB2892 Requires that National League of Families' POW/MIA flag be displayed with Oregon State flag on public buildings in this state. OR - HB2897 Directs Department of Veterans' Affairs to develop program under which department, pursuant to contracts with financial institutions, provides loan guarantees or credit guarantees for qualified veterans for purpose of refinancing existing purchase-money mortgages or similar mortgages of homes used primarily as principal residence by veterans. OR - HB2919 Eliminates reporting requirement related to disclosure, at request of law enforcement agency, of call location information of cellular device used to call 9-1-1 or believed to be in possession of individual who is believed to be in emergency situation. OR - HB3029 Creates subtraction from federal taxable income for benefits paid to surviving spouse or dependent child of service member. OR - SCR7 Recognizes and honors Specialist John Alexander Pelham (1991-2014) for his service to his country. OR - HB3163 Prohibits prescription drug benefit program and health benefit plan from providing for reimbursement of quantity or supply of prescription drug dispensed by mail order pharmacy if prescription drug benefit program or health benefit plan does not provide for reimbursement of equivalent quantity or supply of prescription drug when prescription drug is dispensed by community pharmacy. OR - HB3189 Grants income tax credit to firefighters who provide volunteer services to rural fire protection districts or fire departments. OR - SB775 Provides that evidence of measures taken or vulnerability assessments conducted before natural disaster occurs that were intended to minimize impact of natural disaster is not admissible to prove negligence or culpable conduct in connection with natural disaster. OR - SB779 Requires State Department of Fish and Wildlife to study expanding application of laws that consider members of uniformed services residents for licensing purposes and present report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to environment and natural resources on or before September 15, 2016. OR - SB781 Exempts association with membership composed of current or former members of Armed Forces of United States from operation of Insurance Code and requires association to submit certain information to Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services. OR - SCR8 In memoriam: Blaine Whipple, 1930-2015. OR - SJM11 Urges Congress to improve and support efforts to bring health care to veterans in rural communities. OR - HB3303 Permits Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity to certify business that service-disabled veteran owns as business enterprise that is eligible for certain preferences in public contracting. OR - HB3354 Establishes Task Force on Innovative Housing Strategies for Veterans. OR - HB3395 Establishes Oregon All Funds Crisis and Disaster Resourcing Task Force. OR - HJM14 Urges Congress to support efforts to improve access to health care for veterans in rural areas. OR - HB3447 Directs Land Conservation and Development Commission to develop guidelines for tsunami resilience planning and to require local governments that have communities at substantial risk of experiencing severe impact from tsunami inundation to plan for tsunami resilience. OR - HB3463 Authorizes issuance of Article XI-Q bonds for Oregon Military Department headquarters facilities. OR - HB3479 Creates position of Oregon Women Veterans Coordinator in Department of Veterans' Affairs and specifies responsibilities. OR - HJM18 Urges Congress to change funding of veterans' health care from discretionary entitlement to permanent and direct entitlement. OR - SCR12 Recognizes and honors United States Marine Lance Corporal Nathan Windsor (1986-2007) for his service to his country. OR - HCR22 Recognizes and honors Army Specialist Taylor Daniel Marks (1989-2009) for his service to his country. OR - SCR14 Recognizes and honors Corporal Keaton Grant Coffey (1989-2012) for his service to his country. OR - HB3532 Establishes task force to study how to provide benefits for disabled veterans through preferred worker program that is modeled on Reemployment Assistance Program and to make recommendations for legislation regarding implementation and potential funding sources for preferred worker program for disabled veterans.