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Senate
Education
9/22/2021 2:15 PM, Remote A
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Progress on SB 233 Implementation
    • College/University Reopening
    • K-12 School Reopening
    • K-12 Summer Learning Programs
    • 5G in Schools
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Energy and Environment
9/23/2021 8:00 AM, Remote A
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Oregon Clean Fuels Program
      Cory Ann Wind, Clean Fuels Program Manager, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
    • Oregon Global Warming Commission’s Working and Natural Lands Proposal
      Cathy Macdonald, Commission Chair, Oregon Global Warming Commission
      David Ford, Commissioner, Oregon Global Warming Commission
      Maya Buchanan, Senior Climate Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Energy
    • Biennial Zero Emission Vehicle Report
      Jessica Reichers, Technology and Policy Manager, Oregon Department of Energy


    • Critical Energy Infrastructure Hub
      Yumei Wang, PE, FASCE, Senior Advisor on Infrastructure Resilience and Risk Affiliate
      Faculty, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer
      Science, Portland State University
      Deanna Henry, Emergency Preparedness Manager, Oregon Department of Energy
      Andrew Phelps, Director, Oregon Office of Emergency Management
      Jonna Papaefthimiou, Chief Resilience Officer and Interim Director, Portland Bureau of
      Emergency Management
      Allison Pyrch, P.E., G.E., Senior Associate, Geotechnical and Resilience Engineer, Hart Crowser
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Finance and Revenue
9/23/2021 2:15 PM, Remote A

    • All committee meetings are taking place remotely.

      To view a live stream of the meeting:
      Finance and Revenue Senate 2021-2022 Interim - Oregon Legislative Information System (oregonlegislature.gov)
      A viewing station is also available at the Capitol Building.
  • Informational Meeting
    • 2:15 - 2:35: The Historic Property Tax Exemption Workgroup
      Representatives Valderrama and Levy
    • 2:35 - 2:55: The 2021 Tax Return Processing Season
      Department of Revenue
    • 2:55 - 3:15: Gain Share Overview
      Legislative Revenue Office
    • 3:15 - 3:35: Tax Credit Review Process
      Legislative Revenue Office
    • 3:35 - 3:55: The 2019-21 Kicker
      Legislative Revenue Office
Health Care
9/23/2021 2:15 PM, Remote B
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Update
      Patrick Allen, Director, Oregon Health Authority
    • Task Force on Universal Health Care Update
      Bruce Goldberg, Chair, Task Force on Universal Health Care
      Zeenia Junkeer, Vice-Chair, Task Force on Universal Health Care
    • Health Equity Data Mapping
      Presenters TBD

    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Housing and Development
9/23/2021 11:00 AM, Remote A
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
    • Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Current Eviction Landscape
      Sybil Hebb, Oregon Law Center
      John VanLandingham, Oregon Law Center
      Becky Straus, Oregon Law Center
      Dr. Lisa Bates, Portland State University
    • Rental Assistance and General Housing Issues
      Margaret Salazar, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Andrea Bell, Oregon Housing and Community Services

      Presenters TBD
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Human Services, Mental Health and Recovery
9/23/2021 2:15 PM, Remote C
    • Instructions on how to submit written testimony and how to register to testify appear at the bottom of the agenda.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
      Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Briefing on Refugee Resettlement
      Speakers TBD

      Office of Developmental Disabilities Services Update on COVID Impact on Individuals and
      Workforce

      Speakers TBD

      Impact of Staffing Levels on Long Term Care Resident Safety
      Speakers TBD

      Hospital Capacity Emergency Rules Impact on Safety and Resident Rights in Long Term Care
      Speakers TBD



      Youth Voices
      To submit written testimony on this topic, email to SHSMHR.exhibits@oregonlegislature.gov.
      To register to provide remote oral testimony, follow the instructions to Register that appear
      below. Any current or former youth with experience receiving child welfare services is invited
      to submit written or verbal testimony to the Committee at this time on any topic they choose.

    • Submit written testimony on a bill or topic scheduled for a public hearing:

      Electronic: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Testimony/SHSMHR
      Mail: Senate Interim Committee on Human Services, Mental Health and Recovery,
      900 Court Street NE, Room 453, Salem, OR 97301

      Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours after the meeting start time.

      Register to testify live remotely:
      Registration is required to testify by phone or video.
      Register online: https://survey.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8xj4IX4FA0YdQCW
      You will see a confirmation screen and be sent an email with information on how to join the
      meeting. If you do not, contact the committee assistant.
      Register by phone: 833-588-4500 (U.S. toll free). You will be given a phone
      number to call into the meeting.
      Registration closes at the time the meeting is scheduled to begin.
      A public access kiosk is at the Capitol Building for anyone without access
      to a phone or computer to join a meeting by video.

      Neither registration nor use of the public access kiosk is a guarantee that you will be able to testify during the meeting. Committee chairs may determine that public testimony must be limited. For this reason, written testimony is encouraged even if you plan to speak.
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Implementation
9/22/2021 8:00 AM, Remote A
    • The Senate Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Committee and the House Judiciary Committee are meeting jointly.
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00 - 8:10 am)
      Adoption of Interim Committee Rules - Senate
      Adoption of Interim Committee Rules - House
      Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • (8:10 - 8:35 am) Ballot Measure 110 Update
      Speakers TBD
    • (8:35 - 8:55 am) Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
      Speakers TBD
    • (8:55 - 9:15 am) Oregon Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney Labor Trafficking Task
      Force Update

      Speakers TBD
    • (9:15 - 9:30 am) The Cost of Gun Violence
      Speakers TBD
    • (9:30 - 9:40 am) Break
  • Informational Meeting
    • (9:45 - 10:15 am) Public Defense Services Commission Update
      Speakers TBD
    • (10:15 - 10:30 am) Oregon Public Records Law and Attorney-Client Privilege
      Speakers TBD



    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Labor and Business
9/23/2021 8:00 AM, Remote B
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited Testimony Only
    • (8:05) Delta-8 Cannabis Regulation
      Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission, Oregon Department of Agriculture
    • (9:05) Administration of UI Benefits and Tax Rates
      Oregon Employment Department
    • (9:30) Auto Insurance Rating Factors
      Department of Consumer and Business Services
    • (9:55) Apprentice Utilization
      Oregon Building Trades Council
    • (10:20) Public Compensation Transparency
      Department of Administrative Services, Public Universities
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Natural Resources and Wildfire Recovery
9/22/2021 2:15 PM, Remote C
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Update on Recent Federal and State Actions on the Regulation of Chlorpyrifos
      Stephanie Page, Director of Natural Resources Program Area, Oregon Department of Agriculture
      Lisa Arkin, Executive Director, Beyond Toxics
      Katie Murray, Executive Director, Oregonians for Food and Shelter
      Kathy Hadley, Owner/Operator of Freeborn Family Farms (Rickreall) and Hadley Family
      Farms (Silverton)
    • 2021 Oregon Fire Season To-Date
      Nancy Hirsch, Acting Oregon State Forester, State of Oregon
      Doug Grafe, Fire Protection Chief, Oregon Department of Forestry
      Mariana Ruiz-Temple, Oregon State Fire Marshal, State of Oregon
      Travis Medema, Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal, Office of the State Fire Marshal
      Dave Stuckey, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department
      Andrew Phelps, Director, Office of Emergency Management
      Michael Orman, Air Quality Planning Section Manager, Oregon Department of Environmental
      Quality
      Gabriela Goldfarb, Environmental Public Health Section Manager, Oregon Health Authority
    • Senate Bill 762 (2021) Implementation

      Overview of Senate Bill 762 (2021)
      Laura Kentnesse, Analyst, Legislative Policy and Research Office

      Updates: Fire-Adapted Communities

      Statewide Map
      Tim Holschbach, Fire Prevention and Policy Manager, Oregon Department of Forestry
      Chris Dunn, Research Associate, College of Forestry, Oregon State University

      Emergency Response
      Andrew Phelps, Director, Office of Emergency Management

      Electric System Plans
      Letha Tawney, Commissioner, Oregon Public Utility Commission
      Bill Messner, Director of Wildfire Mitigation and Resiliency, Portland General Electric
      (Investor Owned Utilities)
      Ted Case, Executive Director, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (Consumer
      Owned Utilities)

      Health Systems for Smoke
      Michael Orman, Air Quality Planning Section Manager, Department of Environmental
      Quality
      Edwin (Ed) Flick, Emergency Management Unit Director, Department of Human Services
      Gabriela Goldfarb, Environmental Public Health Section Manager, Oregon Health Authority

      Defensible Space
      Mariana Ruiz-Temple, Oregon State Fire Marshal, State of Oregon

      Building Codes
      Alana Cox, Building Codes Division Administrator, Department of Consumer and Business
      Affairs

      Land Use
      Palmer Mason, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Land Conservation and Development
      Sadie Carney, Senior Policy Analyst and Communications Manager, Department of Land
      Conservation and Development

      Updates: Hazardous Fuel Reduction

      Fuel Reduction Activities
      Ryan Gordon, Family Forestland Coordinator, Oregon Department of Forestry

      Oregon Conservation Corps
      Karen Humelbaugh, Director, Office of Workforce Investments, Higher Education
      Coordinating Commission

      Updates: Wildfire Oversight

      Wildfire Program Director and Council
      Jason Miner, Natural Resources Policy Director, Office of Governor Kate Brown
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Rules and Executive Appointments
9/22/2021 2:15 PM, Remote B - No Meeting Scheduled
Veterans and Emergency Preparedness
9/24/2021 2:15 PM, Remote A
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
      Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • COVID-19 Testing - Veterans and General Population
      Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs
      Oregon Health Authority

      Veterans' Housing and the Impact of COVID-19
      Brit McLean, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Chris Aiosa, Executive Director, Do Good Multnomah
      Patrick Wright, Executive Director, Operation Rebuild Hope
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
House
Agriculture and Land Use
9/23/2021 8:00 AM, Remote C
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00 AM) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (8:05 AM) Impact of Natural Disasters on Oregon Agriculture
      Presenters TBD
    • (9:15 AM) Risks to Agricultural Ownership and Land Use Patterns
      Presenters TBD


    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Behavioral Health
9/24/2021 11:00 AM, Remote A
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (11:05 - 11:35 AM) Behavioral Health Package of Resources Update
      Steve Allen, Director, Behavioral Health, Oregon Health Authority
    • (11:35 - 12:10 PM) 9-8-8 Workgroup Update
      Steve Allen, Director, Behavioral Health, Oregon Health Authority
      Jackie Yerby, Policy Advisor for Behavioral Health & Health Licensing, Office of Governor
      Kate Brown
    • (12:10 – 12:20 PM) SB 721(2021) Follow Up
      Kevin Fitts, Oregon Mental Health Consumers Association
    • (12:20 - 1:05 PM) Update on M110 implementation
      Sabrina Garcia, Measure 110 Oversight and Accountability Commission
      Steve Allen, Director, Behavioral Health, Oregon Health Authority
    • (1:05 – 1:25 PM) Behavioral Health System Needs
      Chris Bouneff, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness Oregon
    • (1:25 – 1:45 PM) Oregon State Hospital Update
      Karen Jamieson, CFO/COO, Oregon State Hospital



    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Business and Labor
9/22/2021 2:00 PM, Remote E
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of committee rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (2:10) Establishing state and municipal banks in Oregon
      Rep. Khanh Pham, House District 46
      Professor Rohan Grey, Willamette University College of Law
      Honorable Bob Hasegawa, Washington State Legislature, Senate District 11
      TK Keen, Administrator, Division of Financial Regulation, Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services
      David Fang-Yen, Senior Deputy Legislative Counsel
    • (3:10) Biennial Report from the Interagency Compliance Network
      John Galvin, Withholding and Payroll Tax Manager, Oregon Department of Revenue
      Lindsi Leahy, Unemployment Insurance Division Director, Oregon Employment Department
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
COVID-19 Response
9/23/2021 11:00 AM, Remote B
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (11:00 am) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (11:10 am) Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Update
      Patrick Allen, Director, Oregon Health Authority
    • (11:40 am) K-12 School Update
      Colt Gill, Director, Oregon Department of Education
      Additional Presenters TBA
    • (12:25 pm) COVID-19 Variant Update
      Melissa Sutton, Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Public Health Physician, Oregon Health
      Authority
    • (12:40 pm) Health System Update
      Presenters TBA
    • (1:30 pm) Vaccine/Testing Verification Processes
      Presenters TBA
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Early Childhood
9/22/2021 11:00 AM, Remote A
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Updates from Early Learning Division: HB 3073 Implementation, Suspension/Expulsion
      Prevention Work

    • UO Rapid-EC Project
    • Reach Out and Read Oregon
    • Note change: Topics have been updated.
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Economic Recovery and Prosperity
9/24/2021 8:00 AM, Remote A
    • All committee meetings are taking place remotely.

      To view a live stream of the meeting:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/HERP/Overview

      A viewing station is also available at the Capitol Building.

      Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:05 AM) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (8:10 AM) Business Oregon
      Presenters TBD
    • (9:00 AM) Entertainment/Arts Venues
      Presenters TBD
    • (9:20 AM) OLCC
      Presenters TBD
    • (10:20 AM) OHCS
      Presenters TBD
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Education
9/23/2021 2:15 PM, Remote E
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • K-12 Reopening
    • College/University Reopening
    • Update on HB 2166 (Racial Justice)
    • State Financial Aid Programs
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Environment and Natural Resources
9/22/2021 11:00 AM, Remote B

    • All committee meetings are taking place remotely.


      To view a live stream of the meeting:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/HENVNR/Overview

      A viewing station is also available at the Capitol Building.

      Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (11-11:10 AM) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (11:10 AM-12 PM) Energy Efficient Tools to Reduce Health Impacts Related to Air Quality and Extreme Temperatures
      Gabriela Goldfarb, Environmental Public Health Section Manager, Oregon Health Authority -
      Public Health Division
      Jay Ward, Senior Community Relations Manager, Energy Trust of Oregon
      Hannah Sohl, Director, Rogue Climate
      Britni Davidson, Member Services Manager, Salem Electric
      Lacey Tan, Manager, Carbon-Free Buildings, RMI
    • (12-12:20 PM) Modeling Oregon’s Climate: Oregon Energy Policy Simulator update
      Megan Mahajan, Manager of Energy Policy Design, Energy Innovation
    • Please note: the committee is planning to take a 15 minute break from 12:20-12:35 PM
  • Informational Meeting
    • (12:35-1:15 PM) Status Report: Utility Disconnect Moratorium
      Mike Dougherty, Chief Operating Officer, Public Utility Commission
      Tim Zimmer, Assistant Director of Energy Services, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Laura Lien, Assistant Director of Homeless Services, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Jessi Adams, Utility Policy Coordinator, Community Action Partnership of Oregon
    • (1:15-1:35 PM) Regional Power Planning: Resource adequacy and Renewable Energy Development
      Ben Kujala, Power Division Director, Northwest Power and Conservation Council
    • Note change: presenters have been updated.
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Health Care
9/23/2021 8:00 AM, Remote D
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00 am) Adoption of Committee Rules
    • Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (8:10 am) Oregon’s Health Care Transformation Efforts – Role of the Health Policy Board
      Kirsten Isaacson, Member, Oregon Health Policy Board
      John Santa, Member, Oregon Health Policy Board
    • (8:40 am) Oregon’s Medicaid 1115 Waiver Renewal Overview and Update
      Jeremy Vandehey, Director of Health Policy and Analytics, Oregon Health Authority
      Lori Coyner, Senior Medicaid Policy Advisor, Oregon Health Authority
    • (9:10 am) Oregon’s Health Care Work Force Crisis
      TBD, Oregon Nurses Association
      TBD, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
      TBD, Oregon Health Care Association
      Diane Solomon, Board Member, Oregon Wellness Program
      Timothy Goldfarb, President, Foundation for Medical Excellence
      Marty Carty, Governmental Affairs Director, Oregon Primary Care Association
      KC Bolton, Chieft Executive Officer, Aviva Health
      William North, Rogue Community Health
    • (10:20 am) Access to Urgent Care: Provider Credentialing of Independent Practitioners
      Guru Sankar, AFC Urgent Care
      Brent Kell, Chief Executive Officer, Valley Immediate Care
      TBD, Department of Consumer and Business Services


    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Housing
9/24/2021 2:15 PM, Remote C
    • Estimated start times will be posted soon.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
      Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Current Eviction Landscape
      Sybil Hebb, Oregon Law Center
      John VanLandingham, Oregon Law Center
      Becky Straus, Oregon Law Center
      Dr. Lisa Bates, Portland State University
    • Rental Assistance Disbursement
      Margaret Salazar, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Andrea Bell, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Stephanie Talbott, Lane County Human Services
      Speaker TBD, Multnomah County
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Human Services
9/22/2021 2:15 PM, Remote D
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (2:15 p.m.) Opening Remarks
      Adoption of Committee Rules
      Introduction of Committee Members
      In Memoriam: Representative Gary Leif
      Virtual Meeting Reminders
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (2:30 p.m.) Oregon Department of Human Services Updates

      Department-Wide Staffing and Work Updates
      Fariborz Pakseresht, Director, Oregon Department of Human Services

      Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS): Staffing and Vaccine Mandate;
      Secretary of State Audit Recap; Reforms Planned / How Can the Committee Serve ODDS?

      Lilia Teninty, Director, Office of Developmental Disabilities Services, Oregon Department
      of Human Services

      Oregon Resources Association unique staffing issues
      Presenter TBD

      Child Welfare: Staffing, Other Updates
      Rebecca Jones Gaston, Director, Child Welfare, Oregon Department of Human Services

      Aging and People with Disabilities (APD): Long-Term Care - Backlog of Discharges for
      Long Term Care Residents; APD Staffing Shortages

      Michael McCormick, Interim Director, Aging & People with Disabilities, Oregon
      Department of Human Services
    • (3:30 p.m.) Service and Support for Afghan Arrivals: Current Services Offered and Emerging
      Needs for Policy Change*


      ODHS
      Claire Seguin, Self-Sufficiency Programs Deputy Director; State Refugee Coordinator,
      Oregon Department of Human Services

      Department of Education

      Employment Department

      Housing and Community Services Department

      Oregon Health Authority

      Legislators leading work groups on topic

      *Additional Presenters TBD


    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Judiciary
9/22/2021 8:00 AM, Remote A
    • The Senate Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Committee and the House Judiciary Committee are meeting jointly.
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00 - 8:10 am)
      Adoption of Interim Committee Rules - Senate
      Adoption of Interim Committee Rules - House
      Introduction of Committee Members
  • Informational Meeting
    • (8:10 - 8:35 am) Ballot Measure 110 Update
      Speakers TBD
    • (8:35 - 8:55 am) Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
      Speakers TBD
    • (8:55 - 9:15 am) Oregon Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney Labor Trafficking Task
      Force Update

      Speakers TBD
    • (9:15 - 9:30 am) The Cost of Gun Violence
      Speakers TBD
    • (9:30 - 9:40 am) Break
  • Informational Meeting
    • (9:45 - 10:15 am) Public Defense Services Commission Update
      Speakers TBD
    • (10:15 - 10:30 am) Oregon Public Records Law and Attorney-Client Privilege
      Speakers TBD



    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Rules
9/22/2021 8:00 AM, Remote B - No Meeting Scheduled
Veterans and Emergency Management
9/23/2021 8:00 AM, Remote E
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00 am) Adoption of Committee Rules
      (8:05 am) Member and Staff Introduction
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (8:10 am) House Bill 2927 Implementation
      Fire Marshal Component
      Les Hallman, Assistant Chief, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue
      Task Force on Implementation
      Les Hallman, Assistant Chief, Tualatin Valle Fire and Rescue
      Oregon Office of Emergency Management
      Andrew Phelps, Director, Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
      Oregon Military Department on their Expectations
      David Stuckey, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department

      (8:55 am) Discussion of State Preparedness and Incident Response Equipment (SPIRE) Grant
      Program - OEM projected timeline


      (9:05 am) Fire Season Update - Now and Future
      Doug Grafe, Chief of Fire Protection, Oregon Department of Forestry
      Mariana Ruiz-Temple, State Fire Marshal

      (9:20 am) Veterans' Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Landscape
      Kelly Fitzpatrick, Director, Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs
      Ian Michael, Military Liaison, Lines for Life

      (9:35 am) Grant Program Updates
      Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs
      Veterans Educational Bridge Grant Program
      Rural Veterans Transportation Grant Program

    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Water
9/24/2021 8:00 AM, Remote B

    • All committee meetings are taking place remotely.


      To view a live stream of the meeting:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/HWTR/Overview

      A viewing station is also available at the Capitol Building.

      Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (8:00 AM) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (8:05 AM) 2021 Drought

      Drought Status Update:
      Larry O’Neill, State Climatologist, Oregon State University
      Ryan Andrews, Hydrologist, Water Resources Department

      State Response:
      Racquel Rancier, Policy Manager, Water Resources Department
      Andrew Phelps, Office of Emergency Management

      Drought Impacts:
      Lisa Hanson, Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture
      Jonathan Sandau, Special Assistant to the Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture
      Chandra Ferrari, Water Program Manager, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
      Additional speakers to be announced
    • (9:35 AM) Framework for Conversations about Oregon’s Water Future, 2021-2023
      Representative Mark Owens
      Representative Jeff Reardon
      Tom Byler, Director, Oregon Water Resources Department
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Wildfire Recovery
9/23/2021 11:00 AM, Remote C
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (11:00 AM) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (11:05 AM) 2021 Investments in Wildfire Impacted Communities
      Matt Garrett, Wildfire Recovery Director, Office of Governor Kate Brown
    • (11:45 AM) Update: Housing related to 2020 Wildfire Recovery
      Caleb Yant, Deputy Director, Oregon Housing and Community Services
      Ryan Flynn, Assistant Director of Disaster Recovery and Resilience, Oregon Housing and
      Community Services
      Ryan Haynes, Director of Development, Jackson County Housing Authority
      John Legarza, Principal, Healthy Sustainable Communities
      Danielle Bethell, Commissioner, Marion County
      Heather Buch, Commissioner, Lane County
      Bill Van Vliet, Executive Director, Network for Affordable Housing

    • Note change: presenters have been added.
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Joint
Information Management and Technology
9/22/2021 8:00 AM, Remote F
    • Senator Riley, Presiding Co-Chair
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Cybersecurity, Ransomware, and Cybersecurity Education & Workforce Development: Impacts on public and private sector organizations
      ------ Invited Testimony Only ------
      Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Oregon Cyber Task Force
      o Gabe Gundersen, FBI Supervisory Special Agent
      Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)
      o Randy Rose, Senior Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence
      State of Oregon - Enterprise Information Services
      o Terrence Woods, State Chief Information Officer
      o Gary Johnson, State Chief Information Security Officer
      Local Government Perspectives
      o Jenna Jones, Lobbyist - League of Oregon Cities (LOC)
      o Brenda Wilson, Executive Director - Lane Council of Governments (LCOG)
      Private Sector Perspectives
      o Dan Briley, Managing Director - Summit Security Group
      o Skip Newberry, President and CEO - Technology Association of Oregon
      Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council
      o Charlie Kawasaki, Vice Chair
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JLCIMT/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Legislative Audits
9/23/2021 8:00 AM, Remote F
    • Senator Johnson, Presiding Co-Chair
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • • 2022-23 Audit Plan Risk Assessment: Legislator Input and Requests - Secretary of State Audits Division
    • • State of Oregon Financial Condition and Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports - Secretary of State Audits Division
    • • Oregon Government Ethics Commission (Report 2021-14) - Secretary of State Audits Division
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JLAUD/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Public Education Appropriation
9/23/2021 11:00 AM, Remote D
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • Review of Statutory Charge
      Hannah Lai, Legislative Counsel
    • Education Budget for the 2021-22 Biennium
      Doug Wilson, Principal Legislative Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office
    • Overview of the Quality Education Model
      Evan Fuller, Research Analyst, Oregon Department of Education
      John Rexford, Chair, Quality Education Commission; Retired Superintendent, High Desert
      Education Service District
    • Post-Secondary Education
      Ben Cannon, Executive Director, Higher Education Coordinating Commission
    • Early Learning System
      Alyssa Chatterjee, Director, Early Learning System
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
The Interstate 5 Bridge
9/17/2021 9:00 AM, Remote D
    • NOTE - this is a joint meeting with the Washington State Legislature’s Joint Legislative Action
      Committee Regarding the Construction of a New Interstate 5 Bridge

    • Instructions on how to submit written testimony and how to register to testify appear at the bottom of the agenda.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Public Hearing
    • Update, discussion and feedback on IBR program timeline and workplan
    • Update and discussion on Executive Steering Group, Community Advisory Group,
      and Equity Advisory Group

    • Update and feedback on equity framework
    • Update and feedback on climate framework
    • Update and feedback on community engagement and outreach activities
    • Note change: Adoption of Committee Rules has been added.
  • Public Hearing
    • Public Comment
      Meeting is scheduled to end at 12:00 PM
      Testifiers will have two minutes
      Testimony will be taken for a maximum of 30 minutes

    • Submit written testimony on a bill or topic scheduled for a public hearing:

      Email JI5B.Exhibits@oregonlegislature.gov
      Mail: Joint Interim Committee on the Interstate 5 Bridge,
      900 Court Street NE, Room 453, Salem, OR 97301

      Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours after the meeting start time.

      Register to testify live remotely:
      Registration is required to testify by phone or video.
      Register online: https://survey.sjc1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1YvWXNCSb7FUj4y
      You will see a confirmation screen and be sent an email with information on how to join the
      meeting. If you do not, contact the committee assistant.
      Register by phone: 833-588-4500 (U.S. toll free). You will be given a phone
      number to call into the meeting.
      Registration closes at the time the meeting is scheduled to begin.
      A public access kiosk is at the Capitol Building for anyone without access
      to a phone or computer to join a meeting by video.

      Neither registration nor use of the public access kiosk is a guarantee that you will be able to testify during the meeting. Committee chairs may determine that public testimony must be limited. For this reason, written testimony is encouraged even if you plan to speak.
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Transportation
9/24/2021 2:15 PM, Remote B
    • Times below reflect tentative start times for each item. Committee chairs may, at their discretion, reschedule or alter agendas to accommodate committee business.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • (2:15 pm) Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only
    • (2:20 pm) ODOT Projects and Programs Update
      Presenter TBD
    • (3:15 pm) DMV Status Report Update
      Presenters TBD
    • (3:20 pm) Renewable Fuels Briefing
      Cory Ann Wind, Clean Fuels Program Manager, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
      Dave Slade, Ph. D, Chief Technologist, Renewable Energy Group
      Jana Jarvis, Executive Director, Oregon Trucking Associations
      Floyd Vergara, Director of State Government Affairs, National Biodiesel Board
    • (4:00 pm) Transportation Equity in Oregon
      Neil Baunsgard, The Environmental Center
      Kari Schlosshauer, Safe Routes Partnership
      Nikita Daryanani, Coalition of Communities of Color
    • (4:45 pm) Wildfire Cleanup and Recovery Update
      Presenters TBD
    • Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted by committees for bills or topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on contacting individual legislators directly on bills or topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Ways and Means
9/22/2021 11:00 AM, Remote F
    • Representative Rayfield, Presiding Co-Chair
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Committee Rules
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JWM/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
9/24/2021 8:00 AM, Remote F
    • Senator Steiner Hayward, Presiding Co-Chair
  • Work Session
    • Consent Grants - Education Subcommittee
      2. Higher Education Coordinating Commission - Comprehensive and Accessible Reemployment
      3. Higher Education Coordinating Commission - Fostering Access, Rights, and Equity
      4. Higher Education Coordinating Commission - AmeriCorps Volunteer Generation Fund
      5. Department of Education - Preventing School Violence
      16. Department of Agriculture - Pesticide Outreach and Training
      17. Department of Agriculture - Animal Disease Response
      19. Department of State Lands - Wetland Program Development

      Consent Grants - Human Services Subcommittee
      6. Oregon Health Authority - Health Insurance Marketplace
      8. Oregon Health Authority - Climate and Health Program
      13. Employment Department - Short Time Compensation
      14. Housing and Community Services Department - Housing Stability Counseling
      15. Oregon Business Development Department - Broadband Infrastructure
      20. Department of Transportation - Transportation Innovation Council
      21. Department of Transportation - Advanced Congestion Management Technologies

      Individual Items
      1. Judicial Department - Compensation Plan Changes
      7. Oregon Health Authority - Mobile Crisis Services
      9. Military Department - Regional Catastrophic Preparedness
      10. Department of Corrections - Overtime Usage
      11. Criminal Justice Commission - Smart Probation
      12. Criminal Justice Commission - Project Safe Neighborhoods
      18. Department of Geology and Mineral Industries - State Map Program
      22. Department of Transportation - Accelerated Innovation Deployment
      23. Public Employees Retirement System - Preliminary Changes to Actuarial Methods and Assumptions
      24. Department of Administrative Services - Lottery Bond Refunding
      25. Department of Administrative Services - Article XI-G Bond Refunding
      26. Department of Administrative Services - Compensation Plan Changes
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JWM/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Ways and Means Interim Subcommittee on Education
9/22/2021 12:30 PM, Remote F
    • Representative McLain, Presiding Co-Chair
  • Work Session
    • Consent Grants
      2. Higher Education Coordinating Commission - Comprehensive and Accessible Reemployment
      3. Higher Education Coordinating Commission - Fostering Access, Rights, and Equity
      4. Higher Education Coordinating Commission - AmeriCorps Volunteer Generation Fund
      5. Department of Education - Preventing School Violence
      16. Department of Agriculture - Pesticide Outreach and Training
      17. Department of Agriculture - Animal Disease Response
      19. Department of State Lands - Wetland Program Development

      Individual Items
      18. Department of Geology and Mineral Industries - State Map Program
      23. Public Employees Retirement System - Preliminary Changes to Actuarial Methods and Assumptions
      24. Department of Administrative Services - Lottery Bond Refunding
      25. Department of Administrative Services - Article XI-G Bond Refunding
      26. Department of Administrative Services - Compensation Plan Changes
      1. Judicial Department - Compensation Plan Changes
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JWMED/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Ways and Means Interim Subcommittee on Human Services
9/22/2021 12:30 PM, Remote E
    • Representative Nosse, Presiding Co-Chair
  • Work Session
    • Consent Grants
      6. Oregon Health Authority - Health Insurance Marketplace
      8. Oregon Health Authority - Climate and Health Program
      13. Employment Department - Short Time Compensation
      14. Housing and Community Services Department - Housing Stability Counseling
      15. Oregon Business Development Department - Broadband Infrastructure
      20. Department of Transportation - Transportation Innovation Council
      21. Department of Transportation - Advanced Congestion Management Technologies

      Individual Items
      7. Oregon Health Authority - Mobile Crisis Services
      9. Military Department - Regional Catastrophic Preparedness
      10. Department of Corrections - Overtime Usage
      11. Criminal Justice Commission - Smart Probation
      12. Criminal Justice Commission - Project Safe Neighborhoods
      22. Department of Transportation - Accelerated Innovation Deployment
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JWMHS/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Task Force
Transparency Oregon Advisory Commission
9/21/2021 9:00 AM, Remote F

    • Welcome/Introduction of Members
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Adoption of Commission Rules
      Election of Commission Chair
  • Work Session
    • 2021 Biennial Report
  • Informational Meeting
    • PLEASE NOTE
      • All meetings are being held remotely
      • A viewing station is available at the Capitol Building
      • To view a livestream of the meeting, go to:
      https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021I1/Committees/JCTOA/Overview

      Unless otherwise noted on the agenda, testimony is only accepted for topics scheduled for a public hearing. See the Oregon Legislature’s website for information on directly contacting individual legislators regarding topics not scheduled for a public hearing.
Universal Health Care
    • This agenda will be populated with items one week before the meeting date.
    • This agenda will be populated with items one week before the meeting date.