OR SB 530

Author

Brian Boquist
900 Court St. NE, S-311
Salem, OR 97301
503-986-1712
Sen.BrianBoquist@state.or.us
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Bill Text

Category

Ports

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State

OR

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Summary

For the purpose of enhancing trade in goods, establishes Oregon Shipping Authority as independent public corporation and prescribes authority's purpose, mission and powers.

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Issue

Establishes Oregon Shipping Authority as independent public corporation and prescribes authority’s purpose, mission and powers. Provides for county commissioners in each of 12 regions of state to appoint director that represents region to authority’s board of directors. Directs Port of Portland to transfer right, title, ownership and interest in Terminal 6 in Portland to authority. Specifies duties of authority with respect to authority’s employees. Permits authority to sell revenue bonds and enter into financing agreements. Subjects authority to annual audit by Secretary of State and requires authority to respond to recommendations in audit report. Directs authority to establish grant program to enhance maritime shipping facilities at ports within state.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

01/09/2017 Introduced. 01/17/2017 Referred to Senate Committee on Business and Transportation, then Ways and Means.