SB 1602

  • Oregon Senate Bill
  • 2020 Special Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jun 26, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jun 26, 2020
  • Passed House Jun 27, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Jul 07, 2020

Relating to forests; and declaring an emergency.

Abstract

Requires Governor to facilitate mediation sessions between forest industry and environmental interest representatives. Identifies purposes and completion goal for, and provides for confidentiality of, mediation sessions. Requires joint legislative committee hearing during 2021 regular session regarding mediation process. Allows person to register with State Forestry Department to receive notice of pesticide applications by helicopter to forestland near person's residence or water intake used by person. Requires notice to department of proposed or imminent pesticide application by helicopter to forestland. Requires department to give notice of application to persons registered to receive notice. Requires notice to department upon completion or partial completion of pesticide application. Provides escalating penalties for failures to report. Caps penalties at $5,000 per day. Requires Pesticide Analytical and Response Center to accept requests from certain entities for records and data concerning pesticide application by helicopter to forestland. Imposes fine of $1,000 for pesticide operator failure to timely supply records or data. Prohibits interfering with pesticide application by helicopter to forestland. Makes violation subject to fine of $1,000 for first offense, or $5,000 for repeat offense, within five years. Prohibits pesticide application by helicopter to forestland in proximity to certain locations. Requires that certain rules apply in Siskiyou Georegion. Requires that inventoried points of diversion for water use qualifying for spray buffer be entered in department reporting system. Requires report to Legislative Assembly regarding inventory progress. Appropriates moneys to Office of Governor for biennium ending June 30, 2021, for paying expenses related to mediation sessions.] Appropriates moneys to State Forestry Department for biennium ending June 30, 2021, for department duties, functions and powers under Act with regard to private forests.] Increases limitation on expenditures for biennium ending June 30, 2021, by State Forestry Department for carrying out department duties, functions and powers under Act with regard to private forests.] Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (20)

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Jul 13, 2020

Senate

Effective date, July 7, 2020.

Jul 13, 2020

Senate

Chapter 16, 2020 Laws.

Jul 07, 2020

Senate

Governor signed.

Jul 07, 2020

House

Speaker signed.

Jun 30, 2020

Senate

President signed.

Jun 27, 2020

House

Vote explanation(s) filed by Mitchell.

Jun 27, 2020

House

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Holvey, Witt. Passed.

Jun 27, 2020

House

Rules suspended. Second reading.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Recommendation: Do pass.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Referred to The First Special Session of 2020.

Jun 26, 2020

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Vote explanation filed by Boquist.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Girod. Passed.

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Rules suspended. Second reading.

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Public Hearing and Work Session held.

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Referred to The First Special Session of 2020.

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
Enrolled PDF
Introduced PDF
Senate Amendments to Introduced PDF
J1SS Amendment -1 PDF

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