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 unit rented by landlord for which source of drinking water is well, landlord to collect and test samples of drinking water from dwelling unit for arsenic, total coliform bacteria and nitrates. Becomes operative March 1, 2018.

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Date Action Vote Document
2017-04-11House Committee Do pass with amendments and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference. (Printed A-Eng.)Yea: 8 No: 0 Other: 1Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2017-07-07In committee upon adjournment.
2017-04-14Referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.
2017-04-14Recommendation: Do pass with amendments, be printed A-Engrossed, and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.
2017-04-11Work Session held.
2017-04-10Public Hearing held.
2017-01-17Referred to Energy and Environment with subsequent referral to Ways and Means.
2017-01-09First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.


Name District
John LivelyHD-012
Arnie RoblanSD-005
Paul EvansHD-020
Karin PowerHD-041
Sara Gelser BlouinSD-008