HB 2930

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jun 25, 2021
  • Passed House Jun 25, 2021
  • Passed Senate Jun 26, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Jul 19, 2021

Relating to standards concerning law enforcement officer conduct; and declaring an emergency.

Abstract

For purposes of arbitration proceedings concerning alleged misconduct by law enforcement officers, specifies burden of proof necessary for law enforcement agency, or civilian or community oversight board, agency or review body, to show law enforcement officer engaged in misconduct and that any disciplinary action taken against officer was with just cause. Establishes standard of review for arbitrator to determine reasonableness of disciplinary action imposed by law enforcement agency, or civilian or community oversight board, agency or review body. Establishes standard under which arbitrator may or may not set aside or reduce disciplinary action when disciplinary action is termination of employment. Clarifies that requirements concerning burdens of proof and standards of review apply to collective bargaining agreements entered into on or after effective date of Act. Prescribes method for selecting arbitrator to serve in arbitration proceeding concerning law enforcement officer misconduct. Establishes Commission on Statewide Law Enforcement Standards of Conduct and Discipline to adopt uniform standards of conduct for law enforcement officers and disciplinary standards by which law enforcement agencies, civilian or community oversight boards, agencies or review bodies and arbitrators shall make determinations regarding imposition of disciplinary action against law enforcement officers. Requires commission to report to House Committee on Judiciary or interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary no later than September 1, 2022, and September 1 every year thereafter, on details of adopted uniform standards and progress by law enforcement agencies in applying standards. Appropriates moneys to Department of State Police for certain training expenses related to uniform standards. Removes discipline guide or discipline matrix as mandatory subject of bargaining. Requires law enforcement agencies, civilian or community oversight boards, agencies or review bodies and arbitrators to comply with uniform standards established by Commission on Statewide Law Enforcement Standards of Conduct and Discipline when making decisions regarding law enforcement disciplinary matters. Restricts arbitrator discretion to impose disciplinary action that is different than disciplinary action imposed by law enforcement agency or civilian or community oversight board, agency or review body, if agency's action was made in accordance with uniform standards adopted by commission. Becomes operative July 1, 2021] on or before November 1, 2022, but not sooner than 30 days after date on which Commission on Statewide Law Enforcement Standards of Conduct and Discipline adopts and publishes rules establishing uniform standards. Declares emergency, effective on passage] July 1, 2021.

Bill Sponsors (5)

Votes


Actions


Sep 25, 2021

House

Chapter 541, (2021 Laws): Effective date July 19, 2021.

Jul 19, 2021

House

Governor signed.

Jun 30, 2021

Senate

President signed.

Jun 29, 2021

House

Speaker signed.

Jun 26, 2021

Senate

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

Jun 26, 2021

Senate

Second reading.

Jun 26, 2021

Senate

Recommendation: Do pass the B-Eng. bill.

Jun 25, 2021

Senate

Referred to Ways and Means.

Jun 25, 2021

Senate

First reading. Referred to President's desk.

Jun 25, 2021

House

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

Jun 24, 2021

House

Second reading.

Jun 23, 2021

House

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

Jun 22, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Jun 21, 2021

House

Returned to Full Committee.

Jun 21, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Jun 18, 2021

House

Assigned to Subcommittee On Capital Construction.

Jun 13, 2021

House

Assigned to Subcommittee On Public Safety.

Apr 23, 2021

House

Referred to Ways and Means by order of Speaker.

Apr 23, 2021

House

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

Apr 07, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Mar 31, 2021

House

Returned to Full Committee.

Mar 31, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Mar 22, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Mar 17, 2021

House

Work Session held.

Feb 22, 2021

House

Public Hearing held.

Feb 15, 2021

House

Public Hearing cancelled.

Jan 30, 2021

House

Assigned to Subcommittee On Equitable Policing.

Jan 20, 2021

House

Referred to Judiciary.

Jan 11, 2021

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
B-Engrossed PDF
Enrolled PDF
House Amendments to A-Engrossed PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF
HJUD Amendment -15 PDF
JWM Amendment -A22 PDF

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