2021 Measure 11 Bills in Oregon

Below, you’ll find info about relevant bills currently being considered in the Oregon Legislature. The summaries may not contain the most up to date info, so please follow the links to figure out where they are in committee.

Now is the time to do the following: write letters to your Representatives and Senators to say that you are a supporter of reform. It is also important to write testimony to be uploaded to the OLIS system (legislative website) flooding the committees with the fact that the community wants changes, not just felons and interest groups. You can find these bills in the hyperlinked headers below and you can find the email addresses and telephone numbers of your personal state Senator and Representative via a Google search.

Oregon Senate Bill 191
Pending: Senate Judiciary and Ballot Measure 110 Implementation Committee

Summary
Provides that person sentenced to mandatory minimum sentence under Ballot Measure 11 (1994) for crime other than murder 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. Provides that person sentenced to mandatory minimum sentence under Ballot Measure 11 (1994) for crime other than murder 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. Creates procedure by which sentencing court may enter supplemental judgment authorizing persons currently serving sentences under Ballot Measure 11 (1994) to be eligible for reduction in sentence for appropriate institutional behavior and participation in certain programming. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

House Bill 2002
81st OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY–2021 Regular Session

Summary
Converts mandatory minimum sentences for specified felonies other than murder to presumptive sentences. Reduces presumptive sentences for certain crimes. Authorizes court to impose greater or lesser sentence according to sentencing guidelines of Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. Authorizes person receiving presumptive sentence to be eligible for certain programs and sentence reductions. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Oregon Department of Administrative Services for distribution to Northwest Health Foundation for deposit into Reimagine Safety Fund. Prohibits arrest without warrant for misdemeanor other than person Class A misdemeanor unless offense committed in presence of law enforcement officer. Requires law enforcement officers to issue citation in lieu of arrest for specified crimes. Prohibits traffic stop based solely on specified traffic violations. Prohibits parole and probation officers from carrying firearm while performing official duties in certain locations. Requires certain continuing education for parole and probation officers. Expands earned reduction in term of probation or post-prison supervision. Modifies general conditions of probation and post-prison supervision. Prohibits revocation of probation or post-prison supervision unless person willfully absconds or is convicted of new felony or person Class A misdemeanor. Prohibits supervision fees. Modifies Justice Reinvestment Program grant distribution. Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to collect certain data on imposition of supervision conditions, persons on supervision and expenditures of Justice Reinvestment Program funds and biennially report on data to Legislative Assembly. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Oregon House Bill 2172

Summary
Converts mandatory minimum sentences for specified felonies other than murder to presumptive sentences. Converts mandatory minimum sentences for specified felonies other than murder to presumptive sentences. Authorizes court to impose greater or lesser sentence according to sentencing guidelines of Oregon Criminal Justice Commission. Authorizes person receiving presumptive sentence to be eligible for certain programs and sentence reductions.

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