Health Care

SB1529 2022 Session _ Insurance Coverage

House Republicans block OHA from receiving executive office powers; instead, guarantee insurance coverage for essential health care visits. [Amendment B added Governor’s approval to declare an emergency, but isn’t that what we have now that has turned out so poorly?]This bill allows the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Director to declare a health care emergency

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HB 3057 – Vote No – Health Care – Passed both Houses

HB 3057 passed both houses authorizing Oregon Health Authority to disclose individually identifiable information related to COVID-19 to certain persons and under certain circumstances. Sunsets June 30, 2022. Declares emergency, effective on passage. Lily Morgan Vote Yes Duane Stark Vote No SENATE VOTE: 18-11 (Anderson, Boquist, Findley, Girod, Hansell, Johnson, Kennemer, Linthicum, Robinson, Thatcher, Thomsen) (Excused-

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HB 2077 – Vote No – Health Care

This bill requires a person to identify to Oregon Health Authority if a third party performs lead-based paint activities or renovation. Allows authority to order risk assessment and hazard control or abatement of lead-based paint activities and renovation when authority has reason to believe a violation occurred. SENATE VOTE: 16-12 (Anderson, Boquist, Findley, Girod, Hansell,

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SB1529 2022 Session _ Insurance Coverage

House Republicans block OHA from receiving executive office powers; instead, guarantee insurance coverage for essential health care visits. [Amendment B added Governor’s approval to declare an emergency, but isn’t that what we have now that has turned out so poorly?]This bill allows the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Director to declare a health care emergency

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HB 3057 – Vote No – Health Care – Passed both Houses

HB 3057 passed both houses authorizing Oregon Health Authority to disclose individually identifiable information related to COVID-19 to certain persons and under certain circumstances. Sunsets June 30, 2022. Declares emergency, effective on passage. Lily Morgan Vote Yes Duane Stark Vote No SENATE VOTE: 18-11 (Anderson, Boquist, Findley, Girod, Hansell, Johnson, Kennemer, Linthicum, Robinson, Thatcher, Thomsen) (Excused-

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HB 2077 – Vote No – Health Care

This bill requires a person to identify to Oregon Health Authority if a third party performs lead-based paint activities or renovation. Allows authority to order risk assessment and hazard control or abatement of lead-based paint activities and renovation when authority has reason to believe a violation occurred. SENATE VOTE: 16-12 (Anderson, Boquist, Findley, Girod, Hansell,

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