Posted by Chris on April 14, 1999 at 22:44:08:
Even though our Republican controlled Legislature voted in SB 460 I'm told that as long as they're in session they can reverse themselves.
A huge turnout on Workers Memorial Day could just do it. Get yourselves down to the Capitol on April 28th.
Here's how your legislators voted on the bill. If yours isn't listed as a nay they don't care about you or Oregon workers, just campaign contributions from businesses including the insurance companies.
Senators: Castillo, Corcoran, Dukes, Gordly, Hannon & Trow.
Representatives: Beck, Bowman, Gardner, Hansen, Kafoury, Leonard, Lowe, Merkley, Piercy, Prozanski,
Rasmussen, Rosenbaum, Ross, Taylor, Uherbelau & Walker
SB 460 By COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC AFFAIRS -- Relating to workers' compensation.
1-20(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.
Referred to Public Affairs.
1-29 Public Hearing and Work Session held.
2-4 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2-5 Second reading.
2-8 Third Reading. Carried by Derfler. Passed.
--Nays, 6, Castillo, Corcoran, Dukes, Gordly, Hannon, Trow.
2-9(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
Referred to Business and Consumer Affairs.
2-15 Public Hearing held.
2-17 Work Session held.
2-18 Recommendation: Do pass.
2-19 Second reading.
2-22 Third reading. Carried by Beyer. Passed.
--Nays, 16, Beck, Bowman, Gardner, Hansen, Kafoury, Leonard, Lowe, Merkley, Piercy, Prozanski, Rasmussen, Rosenbaum, Ross, Taylor, Uherbelau, Walker,
2-24(S) President signed.
2-24(H) Speaker signed.
3-1(S) Governor signed.
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