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Senate
Education
6/2/2020 12:00 PM, Remote Meeting
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  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • COVID-19 Impact: K-12 and Higher Education Budgets
      Doug Wilson, Principal Legislative Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

    • COVID-19 Impact: K-12
      Colt Gill, Director, Oregon Department of Education
      Community Stakeholders:
      Andrea Valderrama, Advocacy Director, Coalition of Communities of Color
      Amanda Manjarrez, Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Foundation for a
      Better Oregon/Chalkboard Project
      Heather Olivier, Southern Oregon Program Coordinator, FACT Oregon
      Elona Wilson, Portland Organizer, Stand for Children
      Education Stakeholders:
      John Larson, President, Oregon Education Association
      Lisa Gourley, President, Oregon School Employees Association
      Craig Hawkins, Executive Director, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
      Jim Green, Executive Director, Oregon School Boards Association


    • COVID-19 Impact: Higher Education
      Will include discussion of implementation of distance learning this school year and planning for the 2020-2021 school year

      Ben Cannon, Executive Director, Higher Education Coordinating Committee
      College and University Stakeholders:
      Monica Cerda-Ortiz, Student Body Vice President, Western Oregon University
      Karthik Vijay, Resident Hall Liaison, Central Oregon Community College
      Dustin Bates, Welding Instructor and Department Chair, Clackamas Community College
      Avinnash Tiwari, Instructor of English, Director of Black Studies, United Academics of the
      University of Oregon
      Susan Jeffords, Provost, Portland State University; Oregon Council of Presidents
      Robin Baker, President, George Fox University; Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges
      and Universities
      Mark Mitsui, President, Portland Community College; Oregon Community College
      Association

    • Note change: presenters have been updated.
Environment and Natural Resources
6/4/2020 12:00 PM, Remote Meeting
    • Please Note: The Capitol Building is currently closed to the public and meetings are taking place remotely.
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      meeting. Locate the meeting date and click on the camera icon at the designated time. A viewing station will
      also be available outside on the front steps of the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Status Report on Executive Order 20-04: Directing State Agencies to Take Actions to Reduce and Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Agency Implementation Plans (Noon-12:45 PM)
      Kristen Sheeran, Energy and Climate Change Policy Advisor, Governor’s Office
      Nancy Bennett, Policy and External Relations Manager, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
      Colin McConnaha, Manager of the Office of Greenhouse Gas Programs, Oregon Department of Environmental
      Quality
      Megan Decker, Chair, Oregon Public Utility Commission
      Janine Benner, Director, Oregon Department of Energy
      Lindsay Baker, Assistant Director for External Relations, Oregon Department of Transportation
      Amanda Pietz, Director, ODOT Climate Office

    • Update on Radioactive Waste Disposal at Arlington Landfill (12:45–1:00 PM)
      Janine Benner, Director, Oregon Department of Energy
      Ken Niles, Hanford and Nuclear Safety Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Energy

    • Upstream Methane Emission Reduction (1:00–1:15 PM)
      Mary Moerlins, Corporate Citizenship Manager, Northwest Natural

    • Oregon OSHA Temporary Rule Addressing the COVID-19 Emergency/Agricultural Operations (1:15 PM–2:00 PM)
      Linda Roman, Deputy Legislative Director, Governor’s Office
      Amira Streeter, Natural Resources Policy Advisor, Governor’s Office
      Michael Wood, Administrator, Oregon Occupational Safety and Health
      Alexis Taylor, Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture
      Martha Sonato, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN)
      Bruce Chapin, Marion County Farm Bureau

    • COVID-19 and the Oregon Food Supply Chain (2:00–2:45 PM)
      Alexis Taylor, Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture
      Craig Smith, Government Affairs Director, Food Northwest
      Shay Myers, General Manager, Owyhee Produce
      Katie Pearmine, Strategic Sourcing Manager, Oregon Food Bank
      Elin Miller, Co-Chair, Oregon Wine Council
      Jerome Rosa, Oregon Cattlemen Association
      Lori Steele, Executive Director, West Coast Seafood Processors Association

    • Note change: presenters have been updated. The informational meeting titled "Overview of Natural Resource
      Agency Actions in Response to COVID-19" has been removed.
General Government and Emergency Preparedness
6/4/2020 8:00 AM, Remote Meeting
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      meeting. Locate the meeting date and click on the camera icon at the designated time. A viewing station will
      also be available outside on the front steps of the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Remote Meetings
      Dexter Johnson, Legislative Counsel
Health Care
6/1/2020 12:00 PM, Remote Meeting
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  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Updates
      Patrick Allen, Director, Oregon Health Authority

      CCO Provider Support Strategies
      Richard Blackwell, Director, Oregon Government Relations, PacificSource Community Solutions
      Lindsey Hopper, Vice President of Medicaid Programs, PacificSource Community Solutions
      Jeanne Savage, Chief Medical Officer, Trillium Community Health Plan
      James Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer, Health Share of Oregon

      Impacts of COVID-19 on Oregon Hospitals
      Becky Hultberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
      Jennifer Welander, Chief Financial Officer, St. Charles Health System

      Health Care Workforce Impacts of COVID-19
      Courtni Dresser, Director, Government Relations, Oregon Medical Association
      Deborah Riddick, Director, Government Relations, Oregon Nurses Association
      Chris Strear, President-Elect, Oregon Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians
      Barry Taylor, President, Oregon Dental Association
      Gil Munoz, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
      Chris Skagen, Executive Director, Oregon Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
      Kelli Coehlo, Riverbend Bend Surgery Center
      Ryan Grimm, Portland Clinic

      Department of Consumer Business Services COVID-19 Updates
      Andrew Stolfi, Acting Director, Department of Consumer and Business Services

      Transformation of Telemedicine and Virtual Care for Oregon’s Safety Net Population
      Abby Sears, Chief Executive Officer, OCHIN

    • Please note change: presenters have been updated.
Housing and Development
6/5/2020 12:00 PM, Remote Meeting
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      meeting. Locate the meeting date and click on the camera icon at the designated time. A viewing station will
      also be available outside on the front steps of the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • COVID-19: Housing Challenges and Resources
      Shannon Singleton, Governor’s Housing Policy Advisor
      Margaret Salazar, Director, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Andrea Bell, Director of Housing Stabilization, Oregon Housing and Community Services

    • Needs of Agricultural Workforce
      Martha Sonato, PCUN
      Samantha Bayer, Oregon Farm Bureau

    • Needs of Renters and Homeowners

      Mortgage Options and Other Updates
      Kevin Skinner, Oregon Bankers Association
      Pam Leavitt, Northwest Credit Union Association
      Emily Reiman, DevNW
      Evan Swanson, Mortgage Professional

      Rent Relief and Other Updates
      John VanLandingham, Lane County Legal Aid and Oregon Law Center
      Alison McIntosh, Neighborhood Partnerships
      Ariel Nelson, League of Oregon Cities
      Jacob Fox, Homes for Good

    • Needs of Landlords
      Deborah Imse, Multifamily NW
      Jim Straub, Oregon Rental Housing Association

    • Needs of Shelters
      Jimmy Jones, Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
      Mike Cully, League of Oregon Cities
      Gina Nikkel, Association of Oregon Counties
      Jason Brandt, Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association

    • Government Response

      Local Governments
      Deborah Kafoury, Chair, Multnomah County Board of Commissioners
      Claire Hall, Lincoln County Commissioner
      Pat Farr, Lane County Commissioner
      Ted Wheeler, Mayor of Portland

      Tribes
      TBA

    • Update on Legislative Efforts
      Representative Alissa Keny-Guyer, House District 46
      Representative Julie Fahey, House District 14

    • Note change: presenters have been updated.

Human Services
6/3/2020 12:00 PM, Remote Meeting
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      Because we will not have time to take public testimony regarding human services needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis, the Chair urges individuals to email testimony for inclusion in the OLIS record for today. Please title your testimony according to the subject area.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only.

    • DHS Overview: Critical Issues and Potential Legislative Needs
      Fariborz Pakseresht, Director, Department of Human Services

    • Child Welfare
      Rebecca Jones Gaston, Child Welfare Director, Department of Human Services
      - Access to PPE and Mask issues for clients and staff
      - Visitation and child protective services with social distancing guidelines
      - Implementation of the Family First Act
      - Child welfare capacity/Out of State Placements
      - Child Abuse Hotline

    • Oregon Developmental Disabilities
      Lilia Teninty, Office of Developmental Disabilities Services Director, Department of Human Services
      - Statewide guidance for reopening for people with ID/DD
      - Access to PPE and Mask Issues for clients and staff
      - Supports to parents of children with ID/DD during pandemic
      - Contact tracing, testing considerations and notifications in the ID/DD System
      - Hospital visitation guidelines

    • Aging and People with Disabilities
      Mike McCormick, Aging and People with Disabilities Interim Director, Department of Human Services
      - Access to PPE and Mask Issues for clients and staff
      - In home care/Home Care Commission
      - Congregate care considerations and updates
      - Visitation guidelines during reopening

    • COVID Impact on Rights and Safety of Individuals with Disabilities, the Elderly, People with ID/DD, Youth in Care, and Children
      Jake Cornett, Disability Rights Oregon
      Fred Steele, Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman
      Toni Larson, Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman
      Gabrielle Guedon, Oregon Self Advocacy Coalition
      TBD, Oregon Foster Youth Connection (invited)
      TBD, Child Abuse Advocacy Center Network (Invited)
      TBD, Oregon Relief Nursery Network (Invited)

    • Foster Youth Voice
      Any current or former foster youth is invited to submit written or verbal testimony to the committee at this time on any topic they choose. Those choosing to participate may choose only to submit testimony in writing rather than attending. If there is time left at the end of the meeting when all youth and former youth have spoken, there will be time for public comment.

Judiciary
6/3/2020 8:00 AM, Remote Meeting
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  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Judicial Response and Challenges During COVID-19 Epidemic
      Hon. Martha L. Walters, Chief Justice, Oregon Supreme Court
      Nancy Cozine, State Court Administrator, Oregon Judicial Department
      Additional presenters to be determined

    • Remote Notarization and Attestation
      P.K. Runkles-Pearson, Chair, Oregon Law Commission
      Lane Shetterly, Chair, Probate Modernization Workgroup, Oregon Law Commission
      Mark Comstock, Chair, Notarial Acts Workgroup, Oregon Law Commission
      Ruth Miles, Corporation Division Director, Tribal Liaison, Oregon Secretary of State
      Additional presenters to be determined

    • COVID-19 Admission Restrictions at Oregon State Hospital
      Dolores Matteucci, Superintendent, Oregon State Hospital

    • Effects of COVID-19 Epidemic on Domestic Violence Occurrences and Responses
      Rosemary Brewer, Executive Director, Oregon Crime Victims Law Center
      Additional presenters to be determined

    • Increase in Firearm Sales and Background Check Issues During COVID-19 Epidemic
      Major Tom Worthy, Public Safety Services Bureau, Oregon State Police

    • Oregon Department of Corrections Response to COVID-19 Epidemic for Adults in Custody
      Colette Peters, Director, Oregon Department of Corrections

    • Liability Concerns in Response to the COVID-19 Epidemic

      Workplace Safety and Workers’ Compensation Coverage
      Presenters to be determined

      Liability Concerns in the Medical Field
      Presenters to be determined

      Consumer and Business Liability Concerns
      Presenters to be determined

Labor and Business
6/1/2020 8:00 AM, Remote Meeting
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      Go to https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019I1/Committees/SLB/Overview to access a live stream of this meeting. Locate the meeting date and click on the camera icon at the designated time. A viewing station will also be available outside on the front steps of the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Statewide Coronavirus Management and Recovery
    • 8:05 AM
      Reopening Values, Status, and Next Steps

      Nik Blosser, Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor
      Tina Edlund, Health Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor

    • 8:30 AM
      State and Federal Relief Programs

      Leah Horner, Regional Solutions Director and Jobs and Economy Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor
      Jeannine Beatrice, Deputy Director, Oregon Employment Department
      David Gerstenfeld, Interim Director, Oregon Employment Department

    • 9:30 AM
      Worker Protections and Safety

      Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle, Bureau of Labor and Industries
      Erin Seiler, Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Labor and Industries
      Michael Wood, Administrator, Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    • 10:00 AM
      Impact on Oregon Workers

      Graham Trainor, President, Oregon AFL-CIO
      Jeff Anderson, Secretary-Treasurer, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555
      Tom Doyle, General Counsel, Oregon Nurses Association

    • 10:30 AM
      Impact on Oregon Businesses

      Sandra McDonough, President and CEO, Oregon Business and Industry
      Jason Brandt, President and CEO, Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association

    • 10:45 AM
      Impact on Oregon Small Businesses

      Anthony Smith, Oregon State Director, National Federation of Independent Business
      James Parker, Executive Director, Oregon Native American Chamber
      Tory Campbell, Director, Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development, Prosper Portland

    • Note change: presenters have been updated.
Mental Health
6/2/2020 8:00 AM, Remote Meeting
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      Go to https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2019I1/Committees/SMH/Overview to access a live stream of this meeting. Locate the meeting date and click on the camera icon at the designated time. A viewing station will also be available outside on the front steps of the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Oregon Health Authority – Behavioral Health System Impacts of COVID-19
      Steve Allen, Director, Behavioral Health, Oregon Health Authority

    • Oregon State Hospital Workforce Impacts of COVID-19
      Dolly Matteucci, Superintendent, Oregon State Hospital
      Additional Presenters TBD

    • Certified Community Behavioral Health Center Update and COVID-19 Impacts
      Presenters TBD

    • Community Mental Health Program Update
      Ebony Clarke, Director, Mental Health and Addiction Services Division, Multnomah County Health Department
      Amy Baker, Executive Director, Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare
      Additional Presenters TBD
Wildfire Reduction and Recovery
6/5/2020 8:00 AM, Remote Meeting
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      Go to https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019I1/Committees/SWRR/Overview to access a live stream of this
      meeting. Locate the meeting date and click on the camera icon at the designated time. A viewing station will
      also be available outside on the front steps of the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Overall Update and 2020 Wildfire Season
      Jason Miner, Natural Resources Policy Director, Office of Governor Kate Brown
      Peter Daugherty, State Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry
      Doug Grafe, Fire Protection Chief, Oregon Department of Forestry

    • Federal Government Engagement on Wildfire
      Jason Miner, Natural Resources Policy Director, Office of Governor Kate Brown
      Meta Loftsgaarden, Executive Director, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
      TBD, USDA Forest Service
      TBD, Office of Senator Ron Wyden





    • Resources to Mitigate Severe Smoke Impacts in 2020
      Michael Orman, Air Quality Section Manager, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
      Matt Davis, Senior Legislative Analyst, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
      Andre Ourso, Administrator, Center for Health Protection, Oregon Health Authority
      Angela Allbee, Senior Policy Advisor, Oregon Health Authority

    • Update on Utilities’ Wildfire Mitigation Plans
      TBD, Oregon Public Utilities Commission
      Additional presenters TBD

Task Force
Access to Quality Affordable Child Care
6/2/2020 3:00 PM, Remote Meeting
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  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • COVID-19 Update
      Miriam Calderon, Early Learning System Director, Early Learning Division, Oregon Department of Education

    • Presentation on the economics of child care
      Simon Workman, Center for American Progress

  • Informational Meeting
    • Task Force member input:
      Guiding values or principles for the Task Force
      Where to go from here, in light of the most recent revenue forecast

    • Open Task Force discussion
Universal Health Care
6/17/2020 1:00 PM, HR 343 - Meeting Cancelled

    • This agenda will be updated with meeting topics one week prior to the meeting date.

    • This agenda will be updated with meeting topics one week prior to the meeting date.