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2017 Legislative Calendar

Joint Ways and Means Committee Town Halls

he Oregon Legislative Assembly’s budget-writing Joint Ways and Means Committee will hold a series of public hearings in seven cities across the state beginning February 10.

The town hall events will create opportunities for Oregonians to provide input into the 2017-19 biennial state budget, according to Representative Nancy Nathanson (D-Eugene) and Senator Richard Devlin (D-Tualatin), the co-chairs of the committee.

Friday, February 10 -- Salem
5 to 7 p.m.
Hearing Room F - Oregon State Capitol
900 Court Street NE, Salem

Saturday, February 11 -- Portland
Noon to 2 p.m.
Main Mall, Amo DeBernardis CC Building
PCC, Sylvania campus
12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland

Friday, February 17 -- Hermiston
5 to 7 p.m.
Main Commons - Hermiston High School
600 S 1st St, Hermiston 

Saturday, February 18 -- Madras
1 to 3 p.m.
Performing Arts Center - Madras High School
390 SE 10th St, Madras 

Friday, February 24 -- Ashland
5 to 7 p.m.
Rogue River Room - Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland 

Saturday, February 25 -- Eugene
1 to 3 p.m.
Rooms 308-309 Building 17 - Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene 

Friday, March 3 -- Tillamook
6 to 8 p.m.
Officer’s Mess - Port of Tillamook Bay
6825 Officers Row, Tillamook

Legislative Calendar

The 79th Legislative Assembly will convene Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. Legislative Session is the period of time in which the Legislative Assembly is convened for purpose of lawmaking. Regular sessions convene each February and may last 160 days in odd-numbered years and 35 days in even-numbered years.

 


Important 2017 Legislative Session Dates

  • January 9-11 – Organizational Days
  • January 13 – Deadline to Request Measures from Legislative Counsel
  • Wednesday, February 1– Legislative Session Convenes
  • February 24 – Legislative Counsel Returns Measures
  • February 28 – Deadline to file bills with the Secretary of the Senate or the Chief Clerk
  • April 7 – Deadline for Chairs to Schedule Work Sessions for First Chamber Measures
  • April 18 – Deadline for Committees to Hold Work Sessions on First Chamber Measures
  • April 19-May 5 – Additional Floor Sessions
  • May 19 – Deadline for Chairs to Schedule Work Sessions for Second Chamber Measures
  • June 2 – Deadline for Committees to Hold Work Sessions on Second Chamber Measures
  • June 23, 2017 – Target Adjournment of Session sine die
  • July 10, 2017 – Constitutional Deadline for Adjournment of Session sine die