OSCC Legislation Report

The 2017 OSCC Legislation Report is in.

2017 Legislative Session Recap

Below is a summary of bills introduced this session with the most impact to local Chambers and local business communities. Open the report for details.

Energy and Environmental Regulation:

  • Cap & Trade; Carbon Tax
  • ‘Cleaner Air Oregon’ & DEQ Budget
  • Clean Diesel Regulations

Transportation Funding:

  • Transportation Package

Employment Issues:

  • Predictive Scheduling
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Wage Equity
  • BOLI OLI Overtime Fix for Manufacturing/Food Processing
  • Union Organizing
  • Marijuana Accommodation

State Government Cost Control:

  • Cost Containment
  • PERS Reforms

Business Taxes:

  • Corporate Taxes, Commercial Activities Tax
  • Repeal of Small Business Tax Cut
  • Hospital & Insurance Premium Tax
  • Tourism taxes

Liability Issues:

  • Wrongful Death & Non-economic Damages

The Bandon Chamber of Commerce provides legislative news for member information. To learn more about Bandon Chamber communication on legislative topics, read the letter from chamber director Julie Miller. For the latest Oregon updates, refer to oregonlegislature.gov.