HB 4041

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 03, 2020
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to emergency management; declaring an emergency.

Abstract

Renames Office of Emergency Management as Oregon Department of Emergency Management. Establishes department as state agency independent from Oregon Military Department. Vests in Oregon Department of Emergency Management emergency authority regarding public health emergencies, emergency quarantines and conflagrations. Transfers rulemaking authority regarding nuclear emergencies from State Department of Energy to Oregon Department of Emergency Management.] Transfers Oregon Emergency Response System from Department of State Police to Oregon Department of Emergency Management.] Renames office of State Fire Marshal as Department of the State Fire Marshal and establishes department as state agency independent from Department of State Police. Transfers search and rescue functions from Office of Emergency Management to Department of the State Fire Marshal.] Transfers Oregon Homeland Security Council from Office of Emergency Management to Office of the Governor. Adds seven members to council and expands duties of council.] Provides that Director of Office of Emergency Management is appointed by Governor and subject to confirmation by Senate. Transfers oversight of certain aspects of director's duties from Adjutant General to Governor. Establishes Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council to advise and make policy recommendations to Oregon Homeland Security Council] State Resilience Officer regarding resiliency at state, regional, local and tribal levels, in alignment with federal emergency support functions. Establishes Local Government Emergency Management Advisory Council to provide advice and recommendations to Oregon Department] Office of Emergency Management regarding the department's] office's emergency preparedness and response functions. Establishes Emergency Management Restructuring Task Force to study available emergency management resources and capabilities, to prepare recommendations for restructuring of emergency management systems and to study and prepare recommendations regarding mandatory leaves of absence for emergency volunteers. Sunsets task force June 30, 2022. Becomes operative on July 1, 2023.] Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Mar 09, 2020

House

In committee upon adjournment.

Feb 12, 2020

House

Referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.

Feb 12, 2020

House

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

Feb 11, 2020

House

Work Session held.

Feb 04, 2020

House

Public Hearing held.

Feb 03, 2020

House

Referred to Veterans and Emergency Preparedness with subsequent referral to Ways and Means.

Feb 03, 2020

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Jan 27, 2020

House

Presession Released to the Public.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF
HVET Amendment -10 PDF

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