Legislative Updates

Oregon State Capital

Legislative Session Heading for a Bumpy Landing

By Angela Orr | May 14, 2019

Another legislative deadline has recently passed… As of close of business last Friday, any bills in a policy committee that had not been scheduled for a committee vote have been deemed “dead.” Luckily, ORCOPS’ priorities are still “alive” bills, and HB 3009 (protecting union resources) and SB 507 (PTSD presumptions) are both on track for […]

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2019 Legislative Deadline Week Update

By ORCOPS | Apr 13, 2019

This past week, the Oregon Legislature reached its pivotal mid-session deadline, meaning that House Bills must have been acted on in the House and Senate Bills must have been acted on by the Senate. By midnight on Tuesday, any bill that hadn’t been successfully acted on by a committee and sent to the House floor, […]

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Interior Oregon House of Representatives State Capitol Chairs Upper Gallery

2019 Legislative Session In Full Swing

By ORCOPS | Feb 27, 2019

Well, the 2019 Legislative Session is in full swing after a very quick start.  Usually, the Legislature gives the lobby and concerned citizens a week or two after bills are introduced before taking action, but this session saw bills scheduled for hearings and work sessions immediately. Through it all, ORCOPS has maintained a strong presence […]

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In Preparation for the 2018 General Election and the 2019 Legislative Session

By ORCOPS | Jun 24, 2018

Even though the Oregon Legislature is not in session, ORCOPS is still working to ensure policymakers hear our voice and understand what matters to us. We’ve just sent out the next round of questionnaires for state legislative candidates seeking ORCOPS’ endorsement for the 2018 General Election. We’ll be carefully reviewing each questionnaire and making endorsements […]

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