Oregon - SB634 - 2017

Relating to using woody biomass as a green energy technology; creating new provisions; amending ORS 279C.527; and prescribing an effective date.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 09-08-2017
Status: Pass
Primary Sponsors: Tim Knopp (Republican), Chuck Thomsen (Republican), Gene Whisnant (Republican)





Actions (26)

  • 01-09-2017 - Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.
  • 01-17-2017 - Referred to Environment and Natural Resources.
  • 04-05-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 04-10-2017 - Work Session held.
  • 04-12-2017 - Second reading.
  • 04-12-2017 - Recommendation: Do pass.
  • 04-13-2017 - Third reading. Carried by Knopp. Passed.Ayes, 30.
  • 04-17-2017 - First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
  • 04-20-2017 - Referred to Energy and Environment.
  • 05-22-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 05-31-2017 - Work Session held.
  • 06-02-2017 - Without recommendation as to passage and be referred to Rules.
  • 06-02-2017 - Referred to Rules by order of Speaker.
  • 06-27-2017 - Work Session held.
  • 06-28-2017 - Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.
  • 06-29-2017 - Second reading.
  • 06-30-2017 - Rules suspended. Carried over to July 1, 2017 Calendar.
  • 07-01-2017 - Rules suspended. Carried over to July 5, 2017 Calendar.
  • 07-05-2017 - Rules suspended. Carried over to July 6, 2017 Calendar.
  • 07-06-2017 - Rules suspended. Senate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill.Ayes, 30.
  • 07-06-2017 - Third reading. Carried by Whisnant. Passed.Ayes, 57; Excused, 1--Boone; Excused for Business of the House, 2--Kennemer, McKeown.
  • 07-18-2017 - Speaker signed.
  • 07-18-2017 - President signed.
  • 08-16-2017 - Governor signed.
  • 08-23-2017 - Effective date, October 6, 2017.
  • 08-23-2017 - Chapter 735, 2017 Laws.

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
04-10-2017Senate Committee Do passSenate500yes
04-13-2017Senate Third ReadingSenate3000yes
05-31-2017House Committee Without recommendation as to passage and be referred to RulesHouse610yes
06-27-2017House Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)House900yes
07-06-2017House Third ReadingHouse5700yes
07-06-2017Senate Third Reading in ConcurrenceSenate3000yes

Sponsors (10)