OAPA Legislative and Policy Tracking, Testimony, and Documents

OAPA Legislative and Policy Priorities

  • Download OAPA’s Legislative Priorities here.
  • The OAPA Policy Priorities lists the legislative priorities plus additional policy issues we are tracking can be downloaded here.

OAPA Legislative Tracking: 2017 Legislative Concepts and Bills

  • You can find an up-to-date list of legislative concepts and bills related to land use here.

2017 Oregon Legislative Testimony

  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Rules on SB 432 allowing eight counties with a population less than 50,000 to approve exceptions to land use goals (June 26, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization on HB 2017 regarding the statewide transportation funding package (June 6, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Rules on HB 3456 regarding solar power generation on high-value farmland (May 23, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Energy and Environment on SB 865A regarding notice to special districts (May 9, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on HB 2316 regarding buildable land analyses for cities less than 25,000 population (April 25, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on SB 608 regarding UGB expansions (April 5, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on SB 602 regarding Goal 9 and waiving statewide goals (April 5, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on SB 432 regarding removing statewide land use regulations from counties losing population (April 5, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on SB 612 regarding waiving of land use goals (April 4, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Human Services and Housing on HB 3373 regarding funding for housing staff (April 4, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Human Services on SB 1024 regarding ADUs in rural residential zones (March 30, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources regarding declaration of a land use emergency and waiving of statewide land use goals (March 30, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources regarding HB 3245 regarding plan amendments and zone changes (March 27, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources regarding HB 3149 regarding the Oregon Coast Trail (March 20, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Human Services and Housing on HB 2315 regarding the excise tax credit (March 20, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Human Services and Housing on HB 2912 regarding the Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Revolving Loan Fund Program (March 20, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Human Services and Housing on HB 2007 regarding affordable housing (March 13, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Human Services and Housing on HB 2316 regarding the adoption of policies to address the needs for housing (March 13, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Human Services and Housing on HB 3012, HB 2937, HB 2938, and HB 2456 regarding increasing housing density in unincorporated land (March 13, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources regarding HB 2894 regarding the likelihood of development or redevelopment  (March 13, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources on HB 2023 amending the definition of high-value farmland (March 9, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environmental and Natural Resources on SB 865 regarding review of tentative subdivision and partition plats (March 8, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources regarding HB 2095 regarding Metro’s availability to accommodate growth (March 8, 2017).
  • Testimony to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources regarding HB 2039 and HB 2040 on annexation (March 1, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Joint Committee of Ways and Means; Subcommittee on Natural Resources regarding the Department of Land Conservation and Development’s budget (February 23, 2017).
  • Testimony to the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources on SB 557 regarding greenhouse gas emissions.

2017 Policy Testimony

  • Testimony to the Land Conservation and Development Commission on Item 9 – Proposed rules for HB 4079 Pilot Program for affordable housing (January 17, 2017).
  • Tesimony to the Land Conservation and Development Commission on Item 12 – Goal 5 Historic Resources rulemaking (January 17, 2017).
  • Tesimony to the Land Conservation and Development Commission on Items 13 and 14 – Metropolitan GHG reduction targets and future amendments to metropolitan transportation planning rules (January 17, 2017).

2017 Reports

2016 OAPA Legislative and Policy Testimony and Documents

2015 OAPA Legislative and Policy Testimony and Documents