Bill Summary

Requires Oregon Health Authority to analyze ground water contaminant data and provide education in areas with ground water contaminant problems. Authorizes authority to make grants and loans for purpose of assisting rental property owners and low-income property owners with installation of treatment systems. Authorizes authority to make grants to local public health authorities and other specified entities for purposes related to ensuring safe ground water. Establishes Safe Ground Water Fund and continuously appropriates moneys in fund to authority for purpose of making grants and loans. Appropriates moneys for deposit in fund. Requires, for each dwelling rented by landlord for which source of drinking water is well, landlord of dwelling to collect and test samples of drinking water from dwelling for arsenic, total coliform bacteria and nitrates. Becomes operative March 1, 2017.

Note: To view the PDF Bill - Click on the "Click here for Bill Details (PDF)" below.



Date Action Vote Document
2016-02-11House Committee Do pass with amendments and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference. (Printed A-Eng.)Yea: 5 No: 4 Other: 0Document


no data available at this time.

Bill History

Date Action
2016-03-03In committee upon adjournment.
2016-02-11Referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.
2016-02-11Recommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.
2016-02-11Work Session held.
2016-02-09Public Hearing held.
2016-02-01Referred to Energy and Environment with subsequent referral to Ways and Means.
2016-02-01First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2016-01-27Presession Released to the Public.


Name District
John LivelyHD-012
Arnie RoblanSD-005
Philip BarnhartHD-011
Paul EvansHD-020
Paul HolveyHD-008
Alissa Keny-GuyerHD-046
Caddy McKeownHD-009
Susan McLainHD-029
Carla PilusoHD-050
Kathleen TaylorSD-021