HB 2437

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jun 18, 2019
  • Passed House Jun 17, 2019
  • Passed Senate Jun 29, 2019
  • Signed by Governor Aug 09, 2019

Relating to removal-fill laws; and declaring an emergency.

Abstract

Authorizes maintenance activities in dry, traditionally maintained channels to be conducted without removal or fill permit subject to certain conditions. Requires Department of State Lands and State Department of Agriculture to enter memorandum of understanding for State Department of Agriculture to implement and enforce provisions for maintenance of dry, traditionally maintained channels. Authorizes Department of State Lands to enter other memoranda of understanding as necessary to implement or enforce provisions. Requires Department of State Lands to adopt by rule one or more general permits for maintenance activities in traditionally maintained channels during channel conditions where flowing or standing water is present. Directs College of Agricultural Sciences of Oregon State University to conduct study of benefits and impacts of maintenance activities in traditionally maintained channels on habitat complexity and other biological parameters. Requires college to submit results of study to Legislative Assembly, Department of State Lands, State Department of Agriculture and State Department of Fish and Wildlife no later than January 1, 2025. Requires State Department of Agriculture to conduct evaluation based on results of study. Requires State Department of Agriculture, Department of State Lands and State Department of Fish and Wildlife to jointly prepare biennial report on maintenance activities in traditionally maintained channels. Reporting requirement sunsets January 2, 2030. Becomes operative January 1, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Aug 14, 2019

House

Chapter 699, (2019 Laws): Effective date August 9, 2019.

Aug 09, 2019

House

Governor signed.

Jul 02, 2019

Senate

President signed.

Jun 30, 2019

House

Speaker signed.

Jun 29, 2019

Senate

Prozanski, granted unanimous consent to change vote to nay.

Jun 29, 2019

Senate

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Steiner Hayward. Passed.

Jun 29, 2019

Senate

Second reading.

Jun 29, 2019

Senate

Recommendation: Do pass the B-Eng. bill.

Jun 18, 2019

Senate

Referred to Ways and Means.

Jun 18, 2019

Senate

First reading. Referred to President's desk.

Jun 17, 2019

House

Vote explanation(s) filed by Mitchell, Neron.

Jun 17, 2019

House

Third reading. Carried by Smith DB, McLain. Passed.

Jun 13, 2019

House

Rules suspended. Carried over to June 17, 2019 Calendar.

Jun 12, 2019

House

Second reading.

Jun 11, 2019

House

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.

Jun 07, 2019

House

Work Session held.

May 30, 2019

House

Returned to Full Committee.

May 30, 2019

House

Work Session held.

May 21, 2019

House

Assigned to Subcommittee On Natural Resources.

Apr 11, 2019

House

Referred to Ways and Means by order of Speaker.

Apr 11, 2019

House

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Ways and Means.

Apr 04, 2019

House

Work Session held.

Jan 31, 2019

House

Public Hearing held.

Jan 18, 2019

House

Referred to Agriculture and Land Use.

Jan 14, 2019

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
JWM Amendment -A6 PDF
HAGLU Amendment -3 PDF
Introduced PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
House Amendments to A-Engrossed PDF
Enrolled PDF
B-Engrossed PDF
A-Engrossed PDF

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