REP. WHISNANT'S BILLS THAT HAVE BEEN SIGNED INTO LAW
HB 3109 Requires Director of Oregon Health Authority and State Forester to submit a report regarding impacts of the 2012 Pole Creek wildfire on public health, wildlife, fish, and aquatic habitat.
HB 3315 Requires Oregon Employment Department to prevent abuses of H-2B visa program which will protect Oregon jobs.
HM 2 Urges U.S. Departments of State and Justice to protect intellectual property rights and prevent product counterfeiting to save American jobs.
HB 3472 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct a study considering different programs to freeze or decrease tuition. (Awaiting Governor's signature)
HB 3000 Requires public school students seven years of age or younger who are entering the educational system to have vision screening or eye examination.
HB 3130 Allows County's industrial development fund to be used for transportation needs related to economic development that will help create jobs in La Pine.
HB 2710 Allows private development of drone technology but prohibits law enforcement from using a drone to violate privacy without a warrant.
HB 3249 Requires Department of Human Services to locate the grandparents of a child who is before a court in a dependency matter.
HB 2417 Assists homeless veterans and veterans at risk of becoming homeless. (Awaiting Governor's signature)
SCR 1 Supports adoption of State Plan for Alzheimer's disease and Related Dementias.
Representative Whisnant worked with the Central Oregon Legislative Delegation to secure funding for the OSU Cascade Campus 4-year program.
REP. WHISNANT'S BILLS THAT DIED IN COMMITTEE
HB 2721 Requires public employees involved in administration of public assistance programs to report suspected fraud.
HB 2784 Directs PERS Board to limit retirement benefits of a public employee if they are convicted of certain work-related felonies.
HB 2785 Eliminates state positions vacant for six months unless justified.
HB 2786 Directs state agencies to report amount of federal funds received by agency in preceding fiscal year and how the agency operates with less federal funding.
SB 484 Prevents Oregon State Government from hiring a previous employee as a consultant at a much larger salary to do the same job which the employee was doing as a state employee.
SB 485 Prevents state agencies from increasing fees; not approved by the Legislature.
SB 486 Requires personal verification of tax return and amount of proposed refund by at least two supervisory employees in case of refund of $100,000 or more.
HB 1111 Eliminates the ethanol requirement for motor vehicle fuel.
SESSION CONTROVERSIAL BILLS
HB 2787 In-State Tuition for undocumented students Voted No
SB 833 Drivers' cards for undocumented individuals Voted No
HB 2800 Columbia River Crossing Voted No