Kate Brown signed into law or let become law. We'll also keep tabs on which notable bills if any are sitting on or headed to the governor's desk. Under the Oregon Constitution, bills delivered to the governor must be vetoed within five business days or they become law automatically. MAY "Conversion therapy": Under the law, mental health providers will be forbidden from administering therapy that tries to change someone's sexual orientation or gender identity to anyone younger than Stoplight mercy for bicyclists: Under the bill, cyclists, motorcycle riders and other two-wheeled motorists stranded at a red light that fails to go through a full light cycle are allowed to proceed through the intersection with extreme caution.
The new law is nowhere near as forgiving as Idaho's famed rule that lets bicyclists treat all red lights, assuming there's no other traffic on the road, like stop signs.
Backing away from Oregon's "benefits cliff": Right now, families whose earnings climb over 60 percent of their area's median income -- even by just a few dollars -- can be evicted and forced to hunt for market-rate housing likely still out of their reach.
HB Authorizes Department of State Police and State Fire Marshal to accept and distribute gifts, grants, donations and funds from any source, including services and property, to carry out duties of department or marshal. HB Requires member of law enforcement agency who has probable cause to believe custodial interference or kidnapping with respect to child has occurred to notify Oregon State Police missing children clearinghouse within 24 hours. HB Requires covered entities to report annually on system safeguards for protecting confidentiality of personally identifiable and protected health information.
HB Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to develop standards related to transferability of credits for community colleges and public universities. HB Provides that community mental health program director or director's designee shall consult with criminal defendant found unfit to proceed, prior to decision on commitment, to determine availability of treatment in community. HB Permits Department of Human Services or Oregon Health Authority to deliver written notice to financial institution after individual dies to request financial institution to provide certain information about accounts in deceased individual's name, balances on deposit on date of individual's death, account activity and names of individuals to whom financial institution disbursed funds from accounts.
HB Prohibits person from soliciting, requesting or otherwise inducing another person to provide personal information by representing or implying that person is third person, without third person's knowledge, authorization and consent. HB Requires court to give greatest consideration to benefit to person who is subject of protective proceeding by party's actions in proceeding when determining whether to award attorney fees. HB Provides when interests of beneficiaries vest.
HB Provides that when conditional discharge probation has expired but defendant has not fulfilled terms and conditions, case shall not be dismissed. HB Permits youth offender foster home to be maintained by person related to youth offender by blood or marriage only under circumstances set forth by Oregon Youth Authority in rule.
HB Provides that U. HB Allows action to enjoin or restrain nuisance if place is used for certain activities involving animals. SB Directs public contracting agency to suspend right of certified disadvantaged minority, women or emerging small business enterprise to bid on or participate in public contract if certified disadvantaged minority, women or emerging small business enterprise exhibits pattern of failing to perform commercially useful function in public contract.
SB Permits affiant in small estate to open one or more deposit accounts in financial institution with funds of decedent upon which to withdraw funds to pay certain claims and expenses.
SB Requires court to ensure that person is booked after being charged with driving while under influence of intoxicants. SB Allows insurer or self-insured employer to mail notice of closure of workers' compensation claim to beneficiaries of deceased worker under certain circumstances.
SB Revises definition of "recidivism" for purposes of statistical evaluation. HB Prohibits local government from preventing mobile medical clinic from locating to private property for not more than days. HB Specifies that reduction of period of supervision for certain convicted persons applies to probation or local control post-prison supervision. HB Allows increased use of flashing lights in certain school zones. HB Deletes obsolete and outdated provisions in transportation and motor vehicle laws.
HB Permits financial institution to conduct savings promotion raffle, subject to specified conditions. HB Allows county to create parcel that is smaller than minimum size standard in resource zone for farm or forest use when part of existing unit of land has been included within urban growth boundary to be planned and zoned for urbanization. HB Requires Department of State Lands to maintain electronic documentation rather than paper copies of deeds and conveyances belonging to state.
HB Authorizes State Board of Licensed Social Workers to adopt rules providing for temporary licensure, certification and registration related to practice of social work. HB Authorizes domestic water supply district to provide services to cooperative corporation or mutual benefit corporation that supplies water for domestic purposes. HB Provides that individual is available for work when individual is required to be outside individual's normal labor market area to apply for suitable employment within individual's normal labor market.
HB Requires physical examination for candidates for Oregon State Police to be physical examination consistent with rules adopted by Department of State Police. HB Provides that person commits crime of luring a minor if offense involves police officer posing as minor or agent of police officer posing as minor. HB Requires Oregon Health Authority and insurers offering health benefit plans that reimburse costs of physician services to reimburse community assessment center for child abuse medical assessment and related services.
HB Includes employees of Department of Corrections who have direct contact with inmates in category of employees for which on-the-job safety issues are employment relations issues subject to collective bargaining. HB Renames crime of patronizing a prostitute to commercial sexual solicitation. HB Requires county assessor to reduce maximum assessed value if taxpayer files petition demonstrating error in square footage of property or that new property or new improvements to property added to tax roll in prior tax year did not exist.
HB Prohibits recording by county clerk of instrument to convey fee title to real property to tax-exempt government transferee unaccompanied by certificate issued by county assessor attesting that all charges against real property as of date of recording have been paid.
HB Extends sunset on provisions allowing retired members of Public Employees Retirement System to be employed full-time by public employer as nursing instructor or as trainer for Department of Public Safety Standards and Training without loss of retirement benefits. HB Directs Director of Transportation to issue certificate of exemption from requirement to use child safety system, safety belt or safety harness if statement is submitted by nurse practitioner or physician assistant on behalf of person requesting exemption.
HB Authorizes Department of Consumer and Business Services to enter into interagency agreements for Construction Contractors Board to perform duties on behalf of department related to state building code. SB Authorizes Department of Corrections to accept moneys for reentry support and services. SB Eliminates requirement that petitioner for post-conviction relief provide two extra copies of petition.
SB Allows declaration under penalty of perjury as alternative to affidavit in certain circumstances. SB Makes purchaser at execution sale of real property in planned community or condominium community solely liable for assessments imposed against real property during redemption period.
SB 35 Specifies form of notice that cooperative must provide to directors, members, shareholders and other persons and when notice is effective. SB Authorizes Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to license or register, or to renew licenses or registrations for, certain financial services businesses under agreement with Nationwide Multistate Licensing System. HB Clarifies who may participate in vehicle dealer auction or display of vehicles without holding vehicle dealer certificate.
HB Provides that registered nurse who is employed by public or private school may accept order from physician licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in another state or territory of United States if order is related to treatment of student who has been enrolled at school for not more than 90 days. SB Provides that state agency may adopt model rules prepared by Attorney General relating to confidentiality of mediation communications without complying with certain rulemaking procedures.
SB Requires private safety agency to comply with certain requests for personnel records from Department of Public Safety Standards and Training. SB Includes reserve officers in definition of "public safety personnel" and "public safety officer" subject to rules governing standards and training determinations by employing agencies.
HB Permits Oregon Business Development Department to enter into agreements for grants or other assistance, including but not limited to direct purchase of goods or services related to entrepreneurial and industry development. HB Allows substituted service of certain investigative demands on natural persons to be accomplished in manner provided for service of summons in action or suit.
HB Provides that if person has both valid health care instruction, or valid power of attorney for health care, and declaration for mental health treatment, that inconsistencies in documents are governed by declaration for mental health treatment. HB Requires treating physician to document in clinical record any seclusion of person alleged to have mental illness who is confined in hospital or nonhospital facility. HB Allows filing and service of notice of appeal by mailing or dispatch for delivery within three calendar days via United States Postal Service or commercial delivery service.
HB Permits individuals who complete polysomnographic program that combines education and training program to apply for polysomnographic technologist license.
HB Modifies authority of Department of Transportation to issue variance permits to operate self-loading log truck. HB Directs Department of Consumer and Business Services to adopt rules to regulate penalties, fees and charges that insurer imposes for early withdrawal from individual deferred annuity policy. SB Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by Real Estate Agency.
HB Allows application for determination of real market value and assessed value of property destroyed or damaged between January 1 and July 1 to be filed on or before December HB Provides that insurer may not issue individual long term care insurance policy until insurer receives written designation of full name and residential address of at least one person to whom insurer can send notice of lapse or termination because of failure to pay premium, or receives written waiver of right to designate person to receive notice.
HB Modifies percentage rate and amount of fees that pawnbroker may charge for storage and setup in connection with pledge loans. HB Disallows all filing fees, service fees and hearing fees in action for court's protective stalking order, even if stalking order is not only relief sought in action.
HB Specifies procedures by which Department of Consumer and Business Services may approve, modify or disapprove rate filing. HB Requires lender, or agent or affiliate of lender, in any advertisement or communication intended as inducement to apply for or enter into reverse mortgage to include summary of certain provisions of reverse mortgage contract. HB Prevents insurers from considering individual's driving record when determining rates for and whether to issue or renew policy of personal insurance that provides certain types of coverage, except in specified circumstances when insurer may consider abstract of individual's nonemployment driving record to make determinations.
SB Designates portion of U. MAY Gun background checks: The intensely contentious Senate Bill , signed May 11, for the first time in Oregon requires federal background checks for private gun transactions.
The checks are meant to determine whether someone is legally prohibited from owning a gun for legal reasons including felony convictions, commitments to a mental hospital or misdemeanor domestic violence convictions. The background check provisions of SB won't take effect until Aug. House Bill , signed May 12, delivers on a request from sporting groups and forbids Oregonians from using aerial drones when hunting, fishing or both. HB Requires Secretary of State, as State Auditor, to report fraud or other violations of criminal law to appropriate law enforcement agency, regardless of source of moneys involved in fraud or violation.
HB Provides that core teaching standards apply to public charter schools. HB Allows Department of Education to solicit and accept gifts, grants, donations and other moneys from public and private sources for State School Fund. HB Requires request to reopen hearing upon claim to be filed with Office of Administrative Hearings with copy to Employment Department. HB Deletes outdated and obsolete provisions and updates references in laws relating to human services programs or services.
HB Prescribes salary calculation for substitute teachers in school district that has class schedule based on four-day week. HB Changes circumstances under which enforcement of child support order may be suspended. HB Removes time limitation on judgments subject to laws regarding multiple child support judgments. HB Creates debt in favor of state for dishonored checks for support that are presented by other issuer on behalf of obligor or withholder.
HB Allows public charter school to use real property in other school district if school provides written notice of use to sponsor and to district. HB Exempts from state and local property taxes and fees, charges and assessments related to property taxation permanent improvements located on federal land held in trust for federally recognized Indian tribe or tribe member. HB Provides that ad valorem property taxes assessed on real property held by taxable person under lease from tax-exempt owner are personal liability of taxable person.
HB Pledges revenues from ad valorem property taxes as security for general obligation indebtedness of public bodies. HB Directs Department of Transportation and State Parks and Recreation Department to provide link from Department of Transportation website to State Parks and Recreation Department website to provide information about how to purchase day-use parking passes.
HB Applies definition of "state government" to clarify meaning of "state" in relation to utility access to lands belonging to state. HB Specifies requirements for scope of insurer's network of providers. HB Expands list of lands on which fireworks may be used to repel birds and other animals. HB Deletes prohibition against advertising by unregulated producer engaged in small-scale on-premises sale of raw milk directly to consumer.