Prison Pipeline hosts Emma Lugo, Doug McVay, Adam Carpinelli and Karen James discuss legislation introduced in the 2023 Oregon session.
HB 2513 A Relating to implementation of Ballot Measure 110 passed by Oregon voters in 2021; reduces barriers to harm reduction. https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Downloads/MeasureDocument/HB2513/A-Engrossed
SB 579 A Allows persons convicted of felony to register to vote, update voter registration and vote in elections while incarcerated https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Downloads/MeasureDocument/SB579/A-Engrossed
SB 581 A Would make the earned discharge eligibility requirements consistent for people who are on parole, probation, and post-prison supervision. https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Downloads/MeasureDocument/SB581/A-Engrossed
HB 2650 A Ensures equitable policy outcomes by requiring task forces and workgroups to include the people who are most affected by these policies. HB2650 compensates workgroup and task force members for their time and travel. https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Downloads/MeasureDocument/HB2650/A-Engrossed
SB 320 Provides that person sentenced to mandatory minimum sentence under Ballot Measure 11 (1994), for crime other than murder, who has not been previously sentenced under measure is eligible for reduction in sentence for appropriate institutional behavior and participation in certain programming unless otherwise ordered by court for substantial and compelling reasons. Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee. https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Downloads/MeasureDocument/SB320/Introduced
HB 1070 A Requires sentencing court to consider as mitigation evidence whether defendant was subjected to domestic abuse that was ongoing when criminal behavior occurred and was contributing factor in criminal behavior.
Oregon Justice Resource Center https://ojrc.info/
Partnership for Safety and Justice https://safetyandjustice.org/