About DHS

What we do

We guide DHS’ participation in state and federal legislative efforts to positively advance DHS’ mission and values for the benefit of all Oregonians.

Important Dates

September Legislative Committee Days

Legislative Days are scheduled for September 24th, September 25th, and September 26th.

To see full agenda items please check on the Oregon State Legislature site or click here.

Keep an eye on our Reports and Presentations page for links to watch the hearings that DHS is involved in!

September Legislative Task Force

​The Legislative Taskforce Day is scheduled for September 27th.

Keep an eye on our Reports and Presentation Page to see relevant information and hearing information regarding DHS!

September Request Deadline

​September 28th is the deadline to request measures from Legislative Counsel.

2019 Session is Starting Early!

​The 2019 session is scheduled to start January 22, 2019. Be sure to keep an eye on our Reports and Presentations page for all of DHS' updates and hearing information for the session!

Also, to stay involved, keep an eye out for our Program Specific Stakeholder Calls which will go over bills we are handling that week of the call. That information can be found below.


Stakeholder Conference Calls

Call Number: 1-877-336-1829
Participant Code: 8307334​
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Recent Legislative Reports

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 ​​See more at the Reports page​.

End of Session Reports

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DHS Legislative Session Report-2017
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Contact Us

Government Relations
500 Summer St. NE, E-62
Salem, OR 97303

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