Mult Co State Leg Voting Record

Various Bills from 2015 session with final House floor and Senate floor votes.

Match the number next to the bill number in the bill list to the individual Multnomah County State Legistlator in the legislator list below to how see how each Multnomah County legislator voted.  Only "Aye" votes can pass a bill, so a missing vote is equivalent to a "Nay" vote whether abstained, excused for work of the chamber, or absent.  Some "Nay" votes recorded below may be a missed vote.  The highlighted links go to the government web for: text of bill, committee meeting materials, written testimony, revenue impact statements, fiscal impact statements, staff summaries and voting records.

1) SB324 Regarding the low carbon fuel standard, this bill extended the implementation date from 2020 to 2025.   Removes requirement for commission to issue exemptions and deferrals to mitigate cost of compliance. Prohibits fuels containing biodoisel from being considered alternative fuel unless it meets specific standards.  This is expected to dramatically raise the cost of fuel with monies raised not going to state to providing services.  This bill declares an emergency.

House votes by Dem's 31 aye 4 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay 

2) HB2075 This bill increases jet fuel, aviation gas, and mo-gas by 2 cents a gallon from Jan. 1, 2016 till the end of 2021. Establishes process and criteria for distribution and dedication of the new revenue. Sunsets the increase on 1/1/2022. 

House votes by Dem's 30 aye 5 nay; House votes by Repub's 23 aye 2 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 18 aye 0 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 8 aye 4 nay 

3) SB454 This bill requires all employers to implement sick time for employees with some minor exceptions. This may reduce the demand for labor increasing unemployment. 

House votes by Dem's 33 aye 2 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

4) SB941 Requires private person to complete transfer of firearm by appearing with transferee before a licensed gun dealer to request criminal background check with some minor exceptions.  (Expect it to increase firearm transfer costs and inconvenience.) This bill declares an emergency.

House votes by Dem's 32 aye 3 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

5) SB247 Incrementally increases or establishes certain fees related to hunting, angling and commercial fishing over six-year period, applicable January 1, 2016, January 1, 2018, and January 1, 2020. (Expect it increase sportsman's costs) This bill is at the request of then Governor John Kitzhaber MD.

House votes by Dem's 31 aye 4 nay; House votes by Repub's 3 aye 22 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

6) HB2177 The state will accertain the data from the DMV and automatically register everyone in that data base to vote.  If you do not wish to be registered to vote, you have to opt out within 21 days or you will be automatically registered. Your signature will come from the DMV files. This bill declares an emergency. This bill is at the request of then Secretary of State (and now Governor) Kate Brown.

House votes by Dem's 35 aye 0 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

7) HB2960 This bill creates Oregon Retirement Savings Board and amends bill to direct Board to establish retirement plan for employees, unless the plan would not qualify under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, so individuals can make contributions by June 16, 2017. Amended with $250,000 funding from state general fund for outreach and technical assistance.  

House votes by Dem's 32 aye 3 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

8) SB468 This bill authorizes Bureau Of Labor and Industries to issue warrants for debts not paid within 30 days.  Warrent is to include the principal amount of debt, interest and other costs, and is to be filed with the county clerk. 

House votes by Dem's 29 aye 6 nay; House votes by Repub's 8 aye 17 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

9) SB380 This bill makes certain actions based on complaints filed with Commissioner of Bureau of Labor and Industries discretionary on part of commissioner. Amended to require report to Legislature in 2017 on the resolution complaints, sunsets measure. This bill declares an emergency. 

House votes by Dem's 35 aye 0 nay; House votes by Repub's 6 aye 19 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 10 aye 2 nay

10) HB3025 Establishes unlawful practice of inquiring into or considering applicant's conviction history on application form or prior to interview or, if no interview is conducted, prior to conditional offer of employment

House votes by Dem's 34 aye 1 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 4 aye 8 nay

11) HB3492 Authorizes county to enter into agreement, for period not to exceed 20 years, with owner or person in possession or control of solar project pursuant to which property constituting solar project is exempt from property taxation and owner pays fee in lieu of taxes.  

House votes by Dem's 33 aye 2 nay; House votes by Repub's 23 aye 2 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 18 aye 0 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 11 aye 1 nay

12) HB2041 Imposes statewide retail sales tax on marijuana items, to be imposed upon consumers and collected and remitted by marijuana retailers

House votes by Dem's 33 aye 2 nay; House votes by Repub's 17 aye 5 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 7 aye 5 nay

13) SB228 Increases fees and fee limits for registering tanning devices and X-ray machines and issuing specific licenses for sources of radiation. Increases fees for x-rays in hospital services, vetrinary, dental, podiatry, academia services and microwave oven repair facilities.  (Expect it to increase cost of services.) This bill declares an emergency.  This bill is at the request of then Governor John Kitzhaber MD.

House votes by Dem's 31 aye 4 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 1 aye 11 nay

14) HB5039 Relating to the financial administration of the Tobacco Settlement Funds Account; granting to Oregon Health Authority: $101 mil for expenses of OHP, $16 mil for mental health $4 for tobacco prevention/cessation and also $30 mil to the Oregon Health Sciences Univ bond fund.   This bill declares an emergency.

House votes by Dem's 33 aye 2 nay; House votes by Repub's 17 aye 8 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 18 aye 0 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 7 aye 5 nay

15) HB2764 Expands circumstances under which attorney fees may be awarded in workers' compensation claims required to be paid by insurer or self-insured, and requires they be proportionate to benefit if insurer delays payment. Removes penalties. Raises atty fees cap from $3,000 to $4,000 (Expect it to increase workers comp premiums.) 

House votes by Dem's 34 aye 1 nay; House votes by Repub's 21 aye 4 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 0 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

16) SB932 Extends eligibility for receiving Oregon financial aid scholarships and grants to certain students who are not a citizen or not a lawful permanent resident to qualify for exemption from paying nonresident tuition. This gives them them lower tuition than residents of other states and may qualify them for state student grants and scholarships. This bill declares an emergency.

House votes by Dem's 34 aye 1 nay; House votes by Repub's 0 aye 25 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 0 aye 12 nay

17) HB3526 Establishes Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant Program within State Parks and Recreation Department for purpose of awarding grants to acquire, rehabilitate and construct buildings in designated downtown areas statewide and to facilitate community revitalization. Uses Lottery bonds to bestow grants.  This bill declares an emergency.

House votes by Dem's 35 aye 0 nay; House votes by Repub's 22 aye 3 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 18 aye 0 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 11 aye 1 nay

18) SB263 This bill is directs DEQ to report cost of implementing multitenant recycling for cities over 4,000. It updates the recovery goals and expands the program options that cities and counties can use to provide opportunities for recycling and waste prevention.  It allows local governments to assess fees on solid waste programs.  Esablishes requirements for recycling education and promotion. (Expect it to raise garbage bills) This bill is at the request of then Governor John Kitzhaber MD.

House votes by Dem's 34 aye 1 nay; House votes by Repub's 12 aye 13 nay

Senate votes by Dem's 17 aye 1 nay; Senate votes by Repub's 2 aye 10 nay

 

How the Multnomah County Legislators Voted 

Next to the legislator's name is his house district or senate district followed by their party designation.  Some of these legislators are elected by only a small number of Multnomah County residents as the bulk of their district is outside the county.  Underneath is the 18 votes numbered to correspond with the list of bills above. Remember, only "Aye" votes can pass a bill. So a missing vote is equivalent to a "Nay" vote whether abstained, excused for work of the chamber, or absent.  Some "Nay" votes recorded below may be a missed vote.

Betsy Johnson Senate, 16 D

1) Nay, 2) Aye, 3) Nay, 4) Nay, 5) Nay, 6) Nay, 7) Aye, 8) Nay, 9) Aye, 10) Nay, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Nay 

Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, Senate 17 D 

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Nay, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Richard Devlin, Senate 19 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Michael Dembrow, Senate 23 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Rod Monroe, Senate 24 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Laurie Monnes Anderson, Senate 25 D

1) Nay, 2) Aye, 3) Nay, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Nay, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Chuck Thomsen, Senate 26 R

1) Nay, 2) Nay, 3) Nay, 4) Nay, 5) Nay, 6) Nay, 7) Nay, 8) Nay, 9) Nay, 10) Nay, 11) Aye, 12) Nay, 13) Nay, 14) Aye, 15) Nay, 16) Nay, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Tobias Read, House 27 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Brad Witt, House 31 D

1) Nay, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Nay, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Nay, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Mitch Greenlick, House 33 D

1) Aye, 2) Nay, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Nay, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Margaret Doherty, House 35 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Jennifer Williamson, House 36 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Nay, 11) Nay, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Ann Liniger, House 38 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye  

Kathleen Taylor, House 41 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Rob Nosse, House 42 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Lew Frederick, House 43 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Tina Kotek, House 44 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Nay, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Barbara Smith Warner,House 45 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye  

Alissa Keny-Guyer, House 46 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Jessica Vega Pederson, House 47 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Nay, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Nay, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye  

Jeff Reardon, House 48 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Chris Gorsek, House 49 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Nay, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Aye, 14) Nay, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Carla Piluso, House 50 D

1) Aye, 2) Nay, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Nay, 13) Nay, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Shemia Fagan, House 51 D

1) Aye, 2) Aye, 3) Aye, 4) Aye, 5) Aye, 6) Aye, 7) Aye, 8) Aye, 9) Aye, 10) Aye, 11) Aye, 12) Nay, 13) Aye, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Aye, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

Mark Johnson, House 52 R

1) Nay, 2) Aye, 3) Nay, 4) Nay, 5) Nay, 6) Nay, 7) Nay, 8) Nay, 9) Nay, 10) Nay, 11) Aye, 12) Aye, 13) Nay, 14) Aye, 15) Aye, 16) Nay, 17) Aye, 18) Aye 

 

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