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OYA Bill Tracking 2007
 
Following is a list of the bills OYA is currently tracking.
 
For a complete list, including priority, staff assignment, and the status of the bills in hearings, click
 
You can also track the progress of bills from the State's Legislative Assembly website.


 
Bill #
Summary
HB2622
Prohibits certain employees of Oregon Youth Authority from striking.  
HB5006
Limits for six-year period beginning July 1, 2007, payment of expenses from other funds collected or received by various state agencies for capital construction.   Limits expenditures from federal funds collected or received by Oregon Military Department and Oregon Department of Aviation for capital construction for six-year period beginning July 1, 2007.  Sets expiration date on project approvals and expenditure limitations.  Extends expiration dates for certain projects.  Approves proposal to sell Oregon Military Department real property. 
SB5544A
Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Youth Authority for certain biennial expenses.  Limits biennial expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts and federal funds received from Department of Education and Department of Human Services for nutrition programs and alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs, but excluding lottery funds and other federal funds, collected or received by Oregon Youth Authority for certain purposes.  Limits biennial expenditures by Oregon Youth Authority from federal funds.    
HB2073B
Establishes official name for interagency coordinating council dealing with hunger and
homelessness.  Expands council membership.  Modifies council duties. 
Revises legislative findings and policy regarding hunger.   Modifies legislative declaration regarding
initiation, promotion and development of activities and programs. 
Changes size and composition of Hunger Relief Task Force.  Transfers Hunger Relief Account
appropriation from Hunger Relief Task Force to Housing and Community Services Department.  Directs Housing and Community Services Department to provide staffing and support for Interagency
Council on Hunger and Homelessness and for Hunger Relief Task Force. 
HB2127A
Revises Juvenile Code references to constitutional rights that may be exercised upon request by victims of juvenile crimes.  Provides for prior notice to victims of hearings that constitute critical stages of proceedings.   Defines “critical stage of the proceeding.”
HB2201B
Creates Oregon Healthy Kids Program, which includes private health option to provide health
care coverage to children.  Imposes duties on Department of Human Services and Office of Private
Health Partnerships to carry out program. 
Creates grant program in Office of Private Health Partnerships to fund outreach, enrollment and
retention activities related to Oregon Healthy Kids Program. 
Establishes Private Health Option Program Account.  Continuously appropriates moneys in account
to Office of Private Health Partnerships for purposes of administering private health option. 
Establishes Oregon Healthy Kids Program Fund.  Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to
Department of Human Services for purposes of Oregon Healthy Kids Program.  
Establishes Healthy Kids Safety Net Fund.  Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to
Department of Human Services for grants. 
Increases cigarette and other tobacco products taxes.  Distributes tax revenues from increase. 
[to Tobacco Use Reduction Account and Oregon Healthy Kids Program Fund.  ]
Applies tax increases to cigarette and tobacco products tax reporting periods beginning on or
after later of October 1, 2007, or first day of calendar month following effective date of Act. 
Revises allocation of moneys collected by imposition of certain tax on cigarette distributors. 
HB2702A
Directs Governor to assign state agency responsibility for developing plan to ensure that written documents produced by executive department agencies conform to plain language standards.   Requires agency assigned responsibility to adopt plan by November 1, 2007, and report to Legislative Assembly on specified dates. 
HB2834
Requires state agency to report to Director of Oregon Department of Administrative Services when full-time equivalent budgeted position is vacant for six months.  Eliminates vacant position if director determines that insufficient reasons exist for retaining position.  Requires adjustment in agency budget. 
HB2904
Provides that offenders sentenced to mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment for certain crimes committed when they were 15, 16 or 17 years of age are eligible for conditional release under certain circumstances.
HB3233A
Creates Sex Offender Treatment Board [and Sex Offender Treatment Advisory Board] within OregonHealth Licensing Agency.  Authorizes board to regulate sex offender treatment specialists and impose penalties.   Continuously appropriates moneys to [Sex Offender Treatment Board from moneys received by board] Oregon Health Licensing Agency from moneys collected by agency for fees, charges and penalties related to sex offender treatment specialists, to be used only by agency for administration and enforcement of Act.. 
HB3366A
Requires Oregon Department of Administrative Services to maintain records about state contracts for consulting services and report information about those contracts to Governor, [President of Senate and Speaker of House of Representatives] and Legislative Assembly.    Requires department to maintain records about state procurement contracts of more than [$15,000] $50,000 and report information about those contracts to Governor, [President of Senate and Speaker of House of Representatives] and Legislative Assembly.   Provides that reports are public records.   Requires state official or agency that discloses report to redact certain information about contract employees included in report. 
HB3420A
[Directs Secretary of State to conduct regular statewide audits of county juvenile departments.  Requires audits of no fewer than eight departments per biennium for audit period beginning July 1, 2007.    Requires audits of no fewer than four departments per biennium for audit periods after initial statewide audits are complete.Directs Secretary of State to regularly review programs, policies and services of county juvenile departments.  Requires audits of no fewer than four counties per biennium through 2009-2011 biennium.  Requires Secretary of State to pay for audits, report on results of audits and make recommendations for future audit data collection. 
HB3554
Requires evidence of citizenship for persons registering to vote for first time in this state.  Specifies when registration of qualified person occurs.    Prohibits state government from employing individual who is not legally present or legally employable in United States.  Prohibits state contracting authority from awarding public contract for services to contractor that knowingly employs illegal alien to perform work under contract or that contracts with subcontractor that knowingly employs illegal alien to perform work under contract.  Prohibits Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission, Economic and Community Development Department and financial institution that contracts with commission or department to make loans or grants from making loan or grant to person that knowingly employs illegal aliens to perform work funded by loan or grant.  Requires evidence of lawful presence in United States for persons applying for public assistance.  Authorizes Department of Human Services to verify lawful presence in United States of applicants for public assistance.   Lists documents that satisfy verification requirement.   Exempts specified types of assistance.  Allows state employee to report to federal immigration enforcement authorities information about individual who cannot produce valid, independently verifiable documents to prove that individual is legally present in United States.  Prohibits state employer from discriminating against employee for making report.  Allows law enforcement agencies to use agency moneys, equipment or personnel for purposes of detecting or apprehending persons of foreign citizenship present in United States in violation of federal immigration laws.  Directs Department of Transportation to immediately inform law enforcement agencies if applicants for driver licenses, driver permits or identification cards submit false information.  Conforms Oregon Vehicle Code to provisions of federal Real ID Act of 2005.  Requires person to present proof of legal presence in United States to Department of Transportation prior to issuance of driver license, driver permit or identification card.    Directs Department of Transportation to issue temporary driver license to person legally present in United States on temporary basis.  Directs Department of Transportation to protect personal information of applicants for driver licenses, driver permits or identification cards.  Requires presentation of driver license, driver permit or identification card prior to issuance of parking permits. 
HJR49A
Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution granting crime victims remedy for violation of constitutional rights.  Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at next regular general election.
HJR50A
Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution granting crime victims mechanism for enforcing constitutional right regarding pretrial release of defendant.  Refers proposed amendment to people for their approval or rejection at next regular general election.
SB31
Creates Oregon Healthy Kids Program, which includes private health option to provide health care coverage to children.  Imposes duties on Department of Human Services and Office of Private Health Partnerships to carry out program.  Creates grant program in Office of Private Health Partnerships to fund outreach, enrollment and retention activities related to Oregon Healthy Kids Program.  Establishes Private Health Option Program Account.  Continuously appropriates moneys in account to Office of Private Health Partnerships for purposes of administering private health option. 
SB72
Expands definition of persons who may be held accountable for loss of public funds or property in amount of $100 or more.   Directs state agencies to report discovery of loss within 30 days after discovery.   Directs Division of Audits to determine whether to investigate loss within 30 days after receipt of report. 
SB155
Changes name of Eastern Oregon Psychiatric Center to Blue Mountain Recovery Center.  Specifies facility providing observation upon court commitment for defendants under18 years of age.  Authorizes Department of Human Services to administer programs to assist development of drug and alcohol free housing.
SB260
Modifies power of guardian to withhold or withdraw artificially administered nutrition and hydration for protected person. 
SB264B
Adds requirement for reporting abuse of persons with developmental disabilities who are 18 years of age or older and are currently receiving, or were previously determined eligible for, services from community program or facility.  Modifies definition of “adult protective services” to include petitioning for protective order. 
SB320A
Establishes standards and procedures for determining whether youth against whom delinquency petition is filed is unfit to proceed. 
SB323
Requires that statement made by defendant during custodial interrogation be recorded electronically to be admissible as evidence against defendant.   Provides exceptions. 
SB344
Creates evidentiary privilege for confidential communication made by minor to parent. 
SB400C
Modifies definition of “employment relations” to include [staffing and safety for] safety issues that have impact on on-the-job safety of certain employees who are prohibited from striking, and staffing levels that have significant impact on on-the-job safety of certain employees who are prohibited from striking. 
SB583A
Requires person that owns, maintains or possesses data that includes [individual] consumer’s personal information and is used in person’s business, vocation, occupation or volunteer activities to notify [individual] consumer following discovery of breach of security if personal information is included in data for which security was breached.  Specifies notification methods and lists exemptions from notification requirements.  Permits consumer to place security freeze on consumer report if consumer provides certain information and pays any required fee.  Specifies time in which consumer reporting agency must place freeze and send confirmation of freeze to consumer.  Permits consumer to temporarily lift or permanently remove security freeze by complying with certain procedures.  Specifies conditions in which consumer reporting agency may lift or remove freeze.   Specifies exemptions from requirement to place freeze.  Requires consumer reporting agency to notify consumer of any change in consumer report that has freeze in place.  Prohibits person from printing consumer’s Social Security number on materials not requested by consumer or part of transaction unless Social Security number is redacted, except in specified circumstances.  Requires person that owns, maintains or possesses data that includes [individual] consumer’s personal information to implement security program for data.   Specifies requirements for security program.  Permits Department of Consumer and Business Services to investigate violations of Act, require filing of statements, administer oaths and affirmations, issue subpoenas and otherwise take evidence for investigation.  Permits department to issue cease and desist orders, require payment of restitution or compensation and assess penalty of not more than $1,000 for each violation.  Permits Department of Consumer and Business Services to adopt rules to implement and enforce Act. 
SB671B
Allows public body to release condensed version of factual information in record in lieu of disclosing record.  Specifies that factual information contained in public record that is exempt from disclosure under public records law because of attorney-client privilege may be disclosed under certain conditions.   Allows person receiving condensed version to petition for review of denial to inspect or receive copy of record.   Requires judge, Attorney General or district attorney conducting review to compare record to condensation to determine whether condensation adequately describes record.  Provides that disclosure of record does not offset attorney-client privilege. 
SB723A
[Creates interim legislative committee to develop, with assistance of advisory committee, plan for coordination of services and creation of integrated funding of services to children with severe emotional or mental disorders.]  [Sunsets on date of convening of next biennial legislative session.  ]
Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Human Services for biennial expenses related to Children’s System Change Initiative and mental health services to children and families. 
SB753B
Requires that public bodies cooperate with and provide information requested by ombudsman established or authorized by law or designated by Governor.   Directs state agency and officers to consult with Attorney General with respect to certain disputes arising out of requests for information by ombudsman. 
[Provides that certain communications with ombudsman, and information provided to ombudsman, are confidential and ombudsman may decline to disclose communications or information in response to request for inspection of public records.  ]
Provides that communications made to ombudsman that are relevant to duties of ombudsman are confidential except for communications made by officer, employee or agent of public body. 
SB787
Removes cap on damages where parent is liable for conduct of child.