+ − Legislators (6) OR - Senator Michael Dembrow (D) Title: Chair OR - Senator Alan Olsen (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Senator Herman Baertschiger Jr. (R) Title: Member OR - Senator Dennis Linthicum (R) Title: Member OR - Senator Floyd Prozanski (D) Title: Member OR - Senator Arnie Roblan (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (172) OR - SB285 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission to provide matching funds for Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University to receive federal funds for deepwater test facility for utility scale wave energy converters. OR - SB383 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Environmental Quality for purposes of awarding grants to develop and administer loan programs to provide low-interest loans for purposes related to on-site septic system repairs, replacements, upgrades and evaluations. OR - SB805 Appropriates moneys to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for biennium beginning July 1, 2017, for agricultural experiment station and branch stations, Oregon State University Extension Service and Forest Research Laboratory programs of Oregon State University. 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 - 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 - SB18 Authorizes State Department of Agriculture to carry out duties, functions and powers regarding food safety to extent consistent with federal FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. OR - HB2255 Authorizes State Department of Agriculture to adopt recommended or required practices for ensuring safety of milk, fluid milk or dairy products. OR - HB2254 Exempts horticultural commodities and commodity packs from labeling requirements if commodity is being exported from United States and shipping container used to transport commodity or commodity pack is labeled as being for export only and as otherwise required by State Department of Agriculture. OR - HB2327 Removes guidance statement and framework of healthy streams partnership from description of Oregon Plan. OR - SB677 Establishes standards for establishment of cider businesses on land zoned for exclusive farm use or on land zoned for mixed farm and forest use. OR - SB835 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to enforce three basin rule equitably. OR - SB19 Updates descriptions and allowed quantities of oxygenates in gasoline for sale at wholesale or retail in this state. OR - SB610 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development for Oregon Employer Workforce Training Program, local workforce investment boards and Oregon Youth Conservation Corps. 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 - SB172 Extends sunset for tax credit for fish screening devices. OR - SB847 Creates process for State Land Board, Department of State Lands and Legislative Assembly to coordinate transfer of certain trust lands managed for benefit of Common School Fund that have limited performance potential as assets of Common School Fund to certain other public bodies better positioned to manage lands for benefit of public. 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 - HB3006 Requires State Forestry Department to identify Oregon-based contractors qualified to provide wildfire suppression equipment and post list of qualified contractors on website. OR - HCR14 Commends Tom Rumreich for his contributions to Oregon fisheries. OR - HB2099 Changes water management and conservation plan approval condition for extension of time to construct works or perfect right for municipal use of water. OR - SB432 Allows county with no population growth, and city within county with no population growth, to adopt exception to any statewide land use planning goal for certain purposes, with exceptions. OR - SB1039 Declares state policy on ocean acidification and hypoxia. OR - SB3 Repeals moratorium on mining using motorized equipment. OR - SB281 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Ocean Science Trust for deposit in Oregon Ocean Science Fund. OR - SB745 Establishes Ocean Beach Fund. OR - SB644 Exempts county permit application for mining operation on significant mineral resource site in certain counties from requirements for uses in exclusive farm use zones and statewide land use planning goals and rules relating to land use. OR - SB418 Requires Director of Department of Land Conservation and Development, at city's request, to approve or remand sequential phases of work tasks related to potential amendment of urban growth boundary. OR - SB557 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 - SB871 Authorizes establishment of programs by cities for demolition of residences or residential buildings. OR - HB3176 Authorizes court, when imposing sentence, to consider whether defendant committed crime while under duress, compulsion, direction or pressure from person who has committed certain acts against defendant. 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 - SB373 Requires State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt pilot program for urban deer population control. OR - SB372 Requires State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt rules for issuance of wildlife salvage permits to salvage deer or elk accidentally killed as result of vehicle collision. OR - SB1036 Provides that certain activities are not considered surface mining and are exempt from surface mining permit requirements of State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. OR - HB2364 Corrects inaccurate statutory reference. OR - HB2256 Makes dietary supplements, as defined, food for purposes of Oregon Food Law and laws regulating sanitation for food and food establishments. OR - HB2533 Eliminates State Department of Agriculture bee colony registration fee for colonies having primary purpose of producing new queens or workers to start new colony or add to existing colony. OR - HB2576 Exempts from wildlife trafficking prevention program sale of covered animal species part or product by or to bona fide scientific or educational institution when sale entered into before July 1, 2017. OR - HB3116 Allows producer to sell candled eggs designated as ungraded under limited circumstances. OR - SB555 Exempts certain activities completed for purpose of maintaining drainage from removal or fill permit requirements. OR - SB615 Authorizes local government to adopt exception to statewide land use goal without demonstrating that statutory standards for exception have been met for use that is necessary for employer of 10 or more employees under specified circumstance. OR - SB611 Authorizes local government to adopt exception to statewide land use planning goal for use that will create 10 or more new full-time jobs for which salary or wage is 400 percent or more of federal poverty guidelines for family of four. OR - SB910 Prohibits party to state collaborative process for resource management plan development from filing suit related to any subject of collaborative process until collaborative process is complete. OR - SB731 Deletes reference to former National Turkey Improvement Plan now included within National Poultry Improvement Plan. OR - SB685 Provides that public body has no responsibility to post warnings related to dangers of ocean. OR - SB428 Exempts collection, storage or use of diffuse surface water from falling rain, melting snow or other precipitation from requirement to obtain water right permit or certificate. OR - SB477 Requires unsuccessful protestant to pay Water Resources Department costs and reasonable attorney fees if protestant has filed or intervened under certain statutes in three or more protests within preceding 12 months. OR - SB461 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to prepare certain revisions to Oregon's State Implementation Plan under federal Clean Air Act. OR - SJM4 Urges President and Congress to transfer federal lands within Oregon to State of Oregon. OR - SB650 Allows rural county with no population growth, and other local governments in county, to adopt comprehensive land use plan without complying with statewide land use planning goals. OR - SB198 Establishes Oregon Independent Science Review Board. OR - SB199 Establishes product stewardship program for household hazardous waste. OR - SB647 Extends sunset for Task Force on Drought Emergency Response. OR - SB179 Extends sunset for tax credits for transportation projects. OR - SB500 Eliminates requirement to timely report to State Department of Agriculture loss arising out of use or application of pesticide before commencing action to recover for loss. OR - SB168 Extends sunset for tax credit for biomass production or collection for all types of biomass. OR - SB688 Permits establishment of outdoor race track for radio-controlled vehicles on land zoned for exclusive farm use in certain counties. OR - SB995 Requires employer operating certain facility to submit annual materials balance report on facility's input and output of hazardous materials to Department of Environmental Quality. OR - SB478 Allows State Parks and Recreation Department to enter into agreement with Willamette River Channel Maintenance Group for performance of maintenance needed to improve river navigability and safety, to improve marine access to public parks, landings and other accesses and to encourage tourism and transportation. OR - SB619 Modifies provisions related to inclusion of needed housing within urban growth boundaries. OR - SB698 Allows landowner to file claim for payment with State Forestry Department if fire originating on state forestland spreads to commercial forestland. OR - SB790 Requires College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University to conduct study regarding Arundo donax L. Requires college to conclude study and report findings to interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2018. OR - SB276 Declares state policy on ocean acidification and hypoxia. OR - SB616 Authorizes local government to adopt exception to statewide land use planning goal for use that will create 50 or fewer new full-time jobs for which salary or wage is 400 percent or more of federal poverty guidelines for family of four. OR - SB696 Prohibits State Fish and Wildlife Commission from using license, tag and permit revenue to fund activities related to wolf management. OR - SB609 Allows rural county with no population growth, and other local governments in county, to adopt comprehensive land use plan without complying with statewide land use planning goals. OR - SB772 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 - SJM8 Urges U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider recreation, fish passage, downstream water use, irrigation and other variables in management of Big Cliff Dam and Detroit Reservoir. OR - SB1017 Requires State Forester to establish guidelines for wildfire buffer zones that produce defensible spaces around lands in forestland-urban interface. OR - SB814 Requires State Department of Agriculture to conduct four-year pilot program for replacing noxious weeds that supply pollen and nectar to pollinating insects with noninvasive forage plants offering similar benefit for pollinating insects. OR - SB770 Imposes annual management fee on each primary or supplemental water right. OR - SB815 Directs Land Conservation and Development Commission to request information from state agencies to update state agency coordination program by September 15, 2017. OR - SB956 Provides for annual distribution to Oregon residents of percentage of moneys received by certain state agencies for use or attempted use of state lands and waters, products from state lands and waters or other natural resources of state. OR - SB115 Prohibits selling, dispensing or using aviation fuel that contains lead or lead compounds after January 1, 2022. OR - SB326 Creates income tax credit for adopting dogs and cats from animal rescue entities. OR - SB175 Extends sunset for tax credits for renewable energy development contributions. OR - SB678 Restricts use of certain moneys deposited in State Wildlife Fund. OR - SB1053 Requires Division of Audits to hire or contract with independent, third-party entity to conduct cost-benefit analysis of low carbon fuel standards and associated rules. OR - HB3025 Excludes certain battery charger systems from definition of "battery charger system" for purposes of energy efficiency standards. OR - SB926 Authorizes Department of State Lands to seize abandoned motor vehicles and junk on, under or over state-owned submerged or submersible lands and to use moneys in Submerged Lands Enhancement Fund for such seizure. OR - SB809 Requires Governor to review terms of Good Neighbor Authority Agreement. OR - SB705 Makes resident uniformed services hunting license free. OR - SB954 Requires operator for forest operation that includes pesticide application by aircraft to ensure spraying does not occur within watershed supplying water for human consumption to residence or school. OR - SB695 Requires State Forester to manage state forestlands to provide for timber sales each year in amount that equals or exceeds 125 percent of 2014 timber sales amount. OR - SB969 Eliminates requirement that subsequent owner of certain properties create lots or parcels and establish dwellings within 10 years of conveyance. OR - SB912 Prohibits State Land Board and Department of State Lands from selling state lands by any method other than selection of highest price bid through competitive bidding process. OR - SB6 Modifies trap check requirements. OR - SB697 Requires annual timber harvest on state forestlands to equal or exceed specified percentage of annual amount of harvestable timber expected to be grown on state forestlands. OR - SB222 Directs Oregon State Veterinary Medical Examining Board to adopt rules to require person licensed to practice veterinary medicine to provide written copy of prescription for animal medication to animal owner. OR - SB789 Requires public utility to file bond with State Department of Agriculture if commercially growing or contracting for commercial growing of Arundo donax L. or invasive species for use as biomass. OR - SB1037 Allows local government to inhibit or prevent production or use of seed or seed products for purpose of protecting seed or products that are not genetically engineered from adverse impacts of genetically engineered seed or products or if enforcing local measure approved by county voters on May 20, 2014. OR - SB186 Validates land use designations adopted by Metro and counties within Metro, with exceptions. OR - SB1007 Directs State Department of Energy to develop climate test to conduct reviews for approval of proposed fossil fuel infrastructure projects. OR - SB1048 Permits city or county to adjust property line through progression of property line adjustments that incorporates further adjustments of adjusted properties. OR - SJM5 Urges establishment and funding of federal system to reimburse state and local government property owners and private property owners for damage to real property that results from spreading of wildfire originating on federal land. OR - SB892 Requires filing notice with State Forestry Department of proposed aerial application of pesticide as planned forest management activity on privately owned forestland. OR - SB197 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule program for regulating air contaminant emissions from dairy confined animal feeding operations. OR - SB929 Requires State Department of Agriculture to classify neonicotinoids as restricted use pesticides. OR - SB958 Conditions issuance of certain Department of State Lands permit on balancing test that weighs potential environmental harm of proposed project against public need. OR - SB836 Redefines "de minimis level" for purposes of Toxic-Free Kids Act. OR - SB928 Requires labeling of pesticide products containing neonicotinoids. OR - SB602 Allows local government meeting certain requirements of statewide land use planning goal relating to economic activity to waive requirements of goals as necessary to establish and maintain five-year supply of shovel-ready employment sites. OR - SB608 Authorizes local government to expedite inclusion within urban growth boundary of land dedicated to needed housing. OR - SB258 Repeals provision requiring city whose laws require petition proposing annexation of territory to be submitted to electors to annex territory without vote upon receipt of petition for annexation submitted by all owners of land in territory, provided territory is included within urban growth boundary of city or Metro, territory is, or will be, subject to acknowledged comprehensive plan of city, at least one lot or parcel in territory is contiguous to city limits, and proposal conforms to all othe OR - SB612 Authorizes local government to adopt exception to statewide land use planning goal for use that will create five or more new full-time jobs for which salary or wage is 400 percent or more of federal poverty guidelines for family of four. OR - SB114 Repeals provision requiring city whose laws require petition proposing annexation of territory to be submitted to electors to annex territory without vote upon receipt of petition for annexation submitted by all owners of land in territory, provided territory is included within urban growth boundary of city or Metro, territory is, or will be, subject to acknowledged comprehensive plan of city, at least one lot or parcel in territory is contiguous to city limits, and proposal conforms to all othe OR - SB748 Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt carbon pollution permit program by rule. OR - SB618 Allows governing body of local government to address land use emergency by waiving goal, without taking exception, to take land use action or limited land use action. OR - SB371 Provides that county is exempt from applicability of statute banning use of dogs to hunt or pursue cougars if voters approve county measure proposed by initiative petition or referred to people by governing body of county. OR - SB185 Identifies siting of telecommunications towers and associated equipment as outright permitted use without additional approval criteria on land zoned for exclusive farm use. OR - SB322 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 - SB284 Provides that large tract land in western Oregon may not be considered forestland unless subject to sustained yield management plan and all trees are harvested annually from one to two percent of nonriparian and nonroad land base. OR - SB472 Requires State Parks and Recreation Commission to develop wayside memorial to Senator Alan Bates adjacent to certain segment of Rogue Scenic Waterway. OR - SB635 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to State Forestry Department for Federal Forest Health Program. OR - SB100 Repeals fuel oil dealer program. OR - SB450 Withdraws territory within mapped boundary of Boring Community Planning Organization from within incorporated boundaries of Metro. OR - SB427 Amends certain provisions setting forth renewable portfolio standard requirements and acquisition processes to reinstitute requirements and processes in effect on March 7, 2016. OR - SB110 Directs Oregon Health Authority to prepare report on efficacy of laws regulating lead-based paint activities and potential improvements that may be made to regulation of lead-based paint activities. OR - SB866 Requires certain public entities to ensure that discharge of storm water into canal or infrastructure of other entity complies with state and federal water quality standards. OR - SB424 Expands definition of "green energy technology" for purposes of public improvement contracts. OR - SB633 Establishes tax credit for reforestation of commercial forestland following loss from catastrophic fire event. OR - SB614 Allows local governments planning for employment sites required by statewide land use planning goals to waive requirements of goals to establish and maintain five-year supply of shovel-ready employment sites. OR - SB433 Requires State Forester to carry out appraisal and sale of forest products on state-owned forestland damaged by wildfire. OR - SB465 Requires nonapplicant to pay Water Resources Department higher fee for submitting protest if nonapplicant has filed nonapplicant protest under certain statutes within prior 12 months. OR - SB425 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 - SB458 Requires State Fish and Wildlife Commission to adopt controlled hunt program for hunting cougars with dogs. OR - SB959 Requires Department of State Lands to consider risks of oil spill when issuing or amending certain leases. OR - SB466 Changes water management and conservation plan approval condition for extension of time to construct works or perfect right for municipal use of water. OR - SB426 Repeals low carbon fuel standards. OR - SB632 Requires State Forester to actively manage state forestlands to achieve and maintain low forest fuel load levels. OR - SB620 Modifies process for determining need for buildable land to meet estimated need for housing. OR - SB547 Eliminates authority of metropolitan service district to make certain land use decisions, urban growth decisions and rural reserve and urban reserve designations. OR - SB568 Permits rural school district in Marion County to purchase adjacent lot or parcel on land zoned for exclusive farm use. OR - SB429 Requires Water Resources Department to establish expedited process for approval of permits and certificates to construct and operate ponds on agricultural lands to capture runoff or ephemeral or intermittent stream water. OR - SB441 Requires State Forester to manage state forestlands to provide for timber sales each year in amounts that equal or exceed 125 percent of 2016 timber sales amount. OR - HB2266 Allows unexpended and unobligated balance in Oregon Hatchery Research Center Fund to remain in fund. OR - HB2711 Imposes moratorium until December 31, 2027, on use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas exploration and production. OR - SB435 Requires Secretary of State to conduct audit of State Forestry Department expenditures or obligations of certain allocations of lottery moneys for purposes related to federal forestlands. OR - SB630 Authorizes local governments to expedite inclusion within urban growth boundary of land dedicated to needed housing. OR - HB2321 Requires boat operators to drain water from certain portions of boat before transporting boat within this state. OR - SB971 Adds grants and loans for replacements to permissible uses of moneys in Clean Diesel Engine Fund. OR - SB771 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Water Resources Department for ground water studies and investigations, or other ground water data gathering and analysis, conducted in cooperation with United States Geological Survey in priority basins determined by department. OR - SB359 Provides credit against income taxes for taxpayer creating jobs for certain removal and remedial actions. OR - SB1008 Authorizes State of Oregon to receive moneys pursuant to Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement, deposit agreement moneys in Clean Diesel Engine Fund and use moneys to award grants for reducing emissions from school buses powered by diesel engines. OR - HB3245 Permits city to authorize planning commission or hearings officer to conduct hearings and make final decisions on applications for amendments to city comprehensive plan map. OR - HB2883 Authorizes court to order State Fish and Wildlife Commission to revoke all licenses, tags and permits issued under wildlife laws held by person convicted of violation of wildlife laws for unlawfully taking wildlife with culpable mental state, if violation occurred while person was acting or offering to act as outfitter and guide. OR - HB2031 Permits owner of Metolius resort site to apply to county for approval of small-scale recreation community within three years if owner meets certain requirements. OR - HB2566 Extends age range of youth eligible to participate in youth hunter mentoring program to persons between nine and 16 years of age. 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 - HB3055 Modifies authority to use property line adjustment on certain units of land established by subdivision or partition authorized by waiver. 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 - 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 - HB2405 Authorizes State Parks and Recreation Director to adopt rules to establish standards used when department disburses moneys to tribal governments under state or federal programs and to make state funding assistance available to tribal governments for constructing and restoring memorials honoring veterans and war memorials on public property. OR - HB2516 Allows State Parks and Recreation Department to issue permits to entities to restore, maintain and preserve abandoned cemeteries. OR - HB2030 Removes certain restriction on number of nonresident annual black bear tags that may be issued by State Fish and Wildlife Commission for general hunting season. OR - HB2179 Permits onsite treatment of septage prior to application of biosolids on exclusive farm use land using treatment facilities that are portable, temporary and transportable by truck trailer during authorized period of time. OR - HB2525 Modifies requirements relating to donating game meat to charitable organizations. OR - HB2143 Designates first Saturday in June of each year as Oregon Outdoor Recreation Day. OR - HB3147 Requires State Fish and Wildlife Director to, before appointing Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board members, consult with organizations that represent certain interests and take into consideration nominations or recommendations received in course of consultation. OR - HB2785 Exempts from requirements of removal-fill laws removal or filling, or both, originally intended or subsequently used for establishment, repair, restoration, resumption or replacement of certain uses on lands zoned for exclusive farm use, forest use or mixed farm and forest use that were established on or before January 1, 2017. OR - HB2039 Requires that, in election proposing annexation, votes from city and territory to be annexed be counted separately to determine separate majorities if territory to be annexed includes 100 acres or more. OR - HB3158 Requires State Fish and Wildlife Commission to implement program to encourage reporting of wildlife law violations. OR - HB2027 Prohibits person, public body or local service district from constructing bridge crossing Deschutes River within certain segment of Deschutes Scenic Waterway. OR - HB2515 Provides that historic cemeteries be accessible to persons conducting historical research. 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 - HB2748 Modifies sources of moneys deposited in Residential Solid Fuel Heating Air Quality Improvement Fund. OR - HB2968 Requires Department of Environmental Quality to carry out study and propose recommendations for single, coordinated process for parties to meet certain federal and state requirements for, and to obtain certain releases from liability for, cleanup of hazardous waste. OR - HCR8 Celebrates 50th anniversary of Oregon's Beach Bill. OR - HB2499 Establishes process for vessel permit seller to petition for preliminary injunction allowing seller to continue to fish under vessel permit during pendency of proceeding concerning claim that buyer failed to fulfill terms of vessel permit sale. OR - HB3051 Expands permissible uses of Water Measurement Cost Share Program Revolving Fund. OR - SB643 Requires outfitters and guides to offer helmets to all passengers using boat on waters rated class III or higher. OR - HB2730 Makes golf course on high-value farmland meeting certain criteria conditional use in area zoned for exclusive farm use.