For information about these and other bills the DD Coalition has selected that may impact the lives of people experiencing intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families, please reference our
Bill Tracking Report.
There are several bills of note that have hearings this week, including:
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
8:00 AM / HR E House Human Services and Housing Committee:
- Public Hearing and Possible Work Session on HB 4007 Permits individual to create first-time home buyer savings account with financial institution to pay or reimburse account holder's eligible costs for first-time purchase of single family residence.
- Public Hearing and Possible Work Session on HJR 201 Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to allow municipal corporations to use certain bonded indebtedness to finance capital costs of affordable housing, with certain limitations.
1:00 PM / HR B Senate Human Services Committee:
- Public Hearing and Possible Work Session on SB 1540 Modifies definition of child abuse for purpose of mandatory reporting.
- Public Hearing and Work Session on SB 1526 Prohibits court from considering parent's disability in determining whether to terminate parental rights absent finding that behaviors or limitations related to parent's disability will endanger health, safety or welfare of child or ward even when accommodations or support services are in place.
3:00 PM / HR A - Senate Workforce Committee:
Public Hearing on SB 1534 Requires Department of Human Services to establish minimum training standards for home care workers and personal support workers and to provide training.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
1:00 PM / HR C - Senate Education:
Public Hearing and Possible Work Session on SB 1522 Modifies requirements imposed on school districts for persons receiving special education who have received modified diploma.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
1:00 PM / HR A - House Committee on Revenue:
Public Hearing on HB 4108 Allows credit against net income taxes for portion of eligible costs of newly constructed single-family dwelling that sells for price affordable to household with annual income at or below 120 percent of area median income.
1:00 PM / HR D - House Early Learning and Family Supports:
Public Hearing and Possible Work Session on HB 4067 Expands definition of term "child with a disability" for purposes of special education to include children who have developmental delays and who are under 10 years of age.
3:00 PM / HR D - House Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development:
Public Hearing and Possible Work Session on HB 4041 Establishes Task Force on Workforce Development for People with Disabilities