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Proposed Oregon Firearm Legislation HB2002

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Legislation Overview

Title: Relating to public safety; declaring an emergency; providing for criminal sentence reduction that requires approval by a two-thirds majority.

Description: Converts mandatory minimum sentences for specified felonies other than murder to presumptive sentences. Converts mandatory minimum sentences for specified felonies other than murder to presumptive sentences. Reduces presumptive sentences for certain crimes. Authorizes court to impose greater or lesser sentence according to sentencing guidelines of Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. Authorizes person receiving presumptive sentence to be eligible for certain programs and sentence reductions. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Northwest Health Foundation for deposit into Reimagine Safety Fund. Prohibits arrest without warrant for misdemeanor other than person Class A misdemeanor unless offense committed in presence of law enforcement officer. Requires law enforcement officers to issue citation in lieu of arrest for specified crimes. Prohibits traffic stop based solely on specified traffic violations. Prohibits parole and probation officers from carrying firearm while performing official duties in certain locations. Requires certain continuing education for parole and probation officers. Expands earned reduction in term of probation or post-prison supervision. Modifies general conditions of probation and post-prison supervision. Prohibits revocation of probation or post-prison supervision unless person willfully absconds or is convicted of new felony or person Class A misdemeanor. Prohibits supervision fees. Modifies Justice Reinvestment Program grant distribution. Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to collect certain data on imposition of supervision conditions, persons on supervision and expenditures of Justice Reinvestment Program funds and biennially report on data to Legislative Assembly. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Session: 2021 Legislative Measures

Last Action: Public Hearing held.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

10 sponsors: Janelle Bynum (D); James Manning (D); Kayse Jama (D); Wlnsvey Campos (D); Khanh Pham (D); Ricki Ruiz (D); Lew Frederick (D); Teresa Alonso Leon (D); Andrea Salinas (D); Tawna Sanchez (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 17% (10 of 60)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 2, 2021 Public Hearing held.
House Feb 25, 2021 Public Hearing held.
House Feb 16, 2021 Public Hearing cancelled.
House Jan 28, 2021 Referred to Judiciary.
House Jan 26, 2021 First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
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