By Taxpayer Association of Oregon
Below are some early bills that are either turkeys, curiosities or new layers of bureaucracy.
HB 2625 – Creates crime to park in alternative fuel parking spot. While some parking fines are $20 this one hits $250.
Hb 2641 – A crime to chase an animal? New laws regarding animal as prizes which include forbid chasing of animals. Penalties as high as $2,500.
HB 2762 – Ban on certain foam plates in school lunches
SB 99 – Abolishes Daylight Savings Time
HB 2728 – Creates new government bureaucracy of a 21 member “Oregon Talent Council” & new government fund to help economic development in Oregon. Bill forbids duplication of existing government services like say…. the existing $450 million Business Development Department & their 135 employees.