HB 2927

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 11, 2021
  • 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 independent state agency. Vests in department 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.] Directs department to carry out certain functions related to regional and statewide emergency response and preparedness. Transfers Oregon Emergency Response System from Department of State Police to Oregon Department of Emergency Management, operative July 1, 2025. Renames office of State Fire Marshal as Department of the State Fire Marshal and establishes department as independent state agency, operative July 1, 2023. Transfers search and rescue functions from Office of Emergency Management to department. Requires State Fire Marshal to establish guidelines for wildfire buffer zones that produce defensible spaces around lands in forestland-urban interface.] Transfers Oregon Homeland Security Council to Office of Governor and renames as Oregon Homeland Security Commission]. Adds members to and modifies duties of commission. Establishes Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council to advise and make policy recommendations to Oregon Homeland Security Commission regarding federal emergency support functions] facilitate policy recommendations related to catastrophic disaster. Sunsets council on January 2, 2030. Establishes Local Government Emergency Management Advisory Council to provide advice and recommendations to Oregon Department of Emergency Management regarding department's emergency preparedness and response functions. Sunsets council on January 2, 2030. Establishes task force to make recommendations as to whether State Fire Marshal should be made independent state agency or housed within existing state agency, operative immediately. Directs task force to report recommendations by February 1, 2022. Becomes operative on July 1, 2023] 2022, except as specified. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (32)

Dacia Grayber

     
Primary

Lily Morgan

     
Cosponsor

Lisa Reynolds

     
Cosponsor

Boomer Wright

     
Cosponsor

Jami Cate

     
Cosponsor

Zach Hudson

     
Cosponsor

Andrea Valderrama

     
Cosponsor

Khanh Pham

     
Cosponsor

Jason Kropf

     
Cosponsor

Ricki Ruiz

     
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Jun 16, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Jun 10, 2021

House

Returned to Full Committee.

Jun 10, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Jun 08, 2021

House

Assigned to Subcommittee On Public Safety.

Apr 19, 2021

House

Referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.

Apr 19, 2021

House

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

Apr 13, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Mar 18, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Mar 04, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Feb 25, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Feb 11, 2021

House

Public Hearing held.

Jan 20, 2021

House

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

Jan 11, 2021

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF
HVEM Amendment -13 PDF
JWM Amendment -A15 PDF

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