Policy & Collaboration

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2021 Legislative Session Resources

During each legislative session, the HECC presents to legislative committees and advises the Oregon Legislature and the Governor​ on topics of critical concern to Oregon postsec​ondary education, working in close collaboration with campus leaders and partners.​​

Explore recent HECC Work Group and formal Reports submitted to the Oregon Legislature here.​​​

Biennial Budget Process  

​Fact Sheets and Issue Briefs

HECC Presentations and Testimony

April 7, 2021, Joint Committee on Ways and Means, Education Subcommittee

  • HECC presentation, Ben Cannon, Ramona Rodamaker, and numerous other HECC administrators and partners
March 18, 2021, House Education Committee

  • HECC testimony related to HB 2378​ (related to competency based education), Kyle Thomas
  • HECC testimony on HB 2412 (related to college access organizations), Kyle Thomas 

March 15, 2021

March 4, 2021
  • HECC verbal testimony related to HB 2590, Ben Cannon

March 1, 2021, Senate Education Committee

February 25, 2021, House Education Committee​

February 18, 2021,House Veterans and Emergency Management Committee  

February 8, 2020, Senate Education Committee​​

February 4, 2021, House Committee on Education:

January 28, 2021, House Committee on Education, Testimony on House Bill 2090 (LCC boundary change), Kyle Thomas

February 4, 2021, House Committee on Education, Testimony on House Bill 2089 (KCC boundary change), Kyle Thomas

January 21, 2021, House Committee on Education, Introduction to Higher Education, Ben Cannon​​​

December 17, 2020, House Interim Committee on Education, Overview of the GED® Program, Adrienne Ochs and Scott Salesses.

December 15, 2020, House Interim Committee on Education. Responses to pandemic and wildfire crises, HECC presentation materials, Ben Cannon 

December 7, 2020, Senate Interim Committee on Education

2021 Legislative Concept Proposals

Staff Updates to the Commission

HECC staff regularly update the Commission on legislative activity at its public meetings.