Welcome to my Legislative Website.
Thank you for visiting my legislative website. I am honored and humbled to represent the citizens of Senate District 1 which includes Curry and parts of Coos and Douglas Counties.
For the 2023 Legislative Session I have been assigned the following committees:
Senate Natural Resources Committee
Joint Ways and Means - Public Safety Subcommittee
Over the various sessions here at the Oregon Legislature, I have also served as Vice Chair on the House Committee for Energy and Environment, Co Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction, Vice-Chair of the House Economic Development Committee, and as a member on the House Agriculture, Land Use, and Natural Resources, Joint Ways & Means Sub Committee on Natural Resources. as well as the House Committee on Early Childhood and FamiIy Supports. I also served as the Co-Convener of the Sudden Oak Task Force, Co-Convener of the Maritime Workforce Development Task Force, Co-Convener of the Oregon Coast Trail, Co-Chair of the Legislative Sportsmens Caucus, Governor's Opioid Epidemic Task Force, Oregon's Global Warning Commission, Oregon Delegate to PNWER (Pacific North West Economic Region), I'm also a member on the Western Legislative Forestry Task Force and the Senate Board Member to the Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority. I serve on other workgroups as needed.
My legislative office works year round and is available to assist you with any questions or concerns that you might have about legislation, laws, disputes with state agencies, or other state related issues. Please feel free to visit my legislative office at the Capitol, or contact me using the information at the top of this page.
I encourage you to participate in the legislative process. Answering your questions and responding to your concerns is my top priority and I look forward to hearing from you. If you want to follow the progress of a bill or watch a committee hearing, you can do so by utilizing the Oregon Legislative Information System (OLIS). Click HERE to go to OLIS.
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Thank you for the honor and privilege to serve you as your State Senator.
David Brock Smith