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Oregon Father-Friendly Legislation - 1997

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Father-Friendly Bills Introduced
Senate Bills
188 243 260 261
263 264 270 471
501 682 683 964
1122
House Bills
2315 2423 2561 2716
2934 3058 3581 3645
Father-Friendly Bills Passed Into Law
Senate Bills
188 243 261
263 264 270
House Bills
None
SUMMARY

The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor's brief statement of the essential features of the measure as introduced.


Senate Bill 188 (Enrolled)
Authorizes Department of Human Resources to return moneys to obligor that were collected in excess of support obligation. Directs department to notify parties in child support cases at least once per year of certain rights and obligations.

Status
1-15(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Referred to Business, Law and Government.
2-26 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2-27 Second reading.
2-28 Third reading. Carried by Brown. Passed. Ayes, 29 --Excused, 1--Hartung.
3-3(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
3-6 Referred to Judiciary.
4-4 Assigned to Subcommittee on Family Law.
5-21 Returned to Full Committee.
5-29 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.
6-11 Third reading. Carried by Eighmey. Passed. Ayes, 41 --Excused, 2--Ross, Whelan, Excused for business of the House, 17----Beyer, L., Beyer, R., Carter, Courtney, Hill, Johnson, Lewis, Minnis, Piercy, Repine, Shetterly, Snodgrass, Starr, Sunseri, Uherbelau, Watt, Wells.
6-13(S) Senate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 27 --Excused, 3--Dukes, Hannon, Leonard.
6-19 President signed.
6-20(H) Speaker signed.
6-25(S) Governor signed. Chapter 385, 1997 Laws.


Senate Bill 243 (Enrolled)
Requires divorcing parents to create parenting plan. Requires court to create plan under listed circumstances. Establishes procedure for enforcement of parenting time rights. Requires court to consider certain factors in determining custody, including willingness and ability of each parent to facilitate and encourage close and continuing relationship between other parent and child.

Status
1-20(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.
1-22 Referred to Business, Law, and Government.
4-25 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
4-28(S) Second reading.
5-1 Third reading. Motion to refer to Ways and Means carried on voice vote.
5-2 Assigned to Subcommittee on Education.
5-8 Returned to Full Committee.
5-12 Recommendation: Do pass the A-Eng. bill.
5-13 Third reading. Carried by Brown. Passed. Ayes, 20 --Nays, 7, Dwyer, George, Hannon, Miller, Qutub, Stull, Wilde, Excused, 1--Leonard, Attending Legislative Business, 2----Gordly, President Adams.
5-14(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
5-16 Referred to Judiciary.
6-4 Work Session cancelled. Returned to Full Committee.
6-6 Work Session held. Returned to Full Committee.
6-17 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.
6-19 Second reading.
6-20 Third reading. Carried by Eighmey. Passed. Ayes, 42 --Nays, 3, Harper, Roberts, Sowa, Excused, 4--Courtney, Milne, Oakley, Shields, Excused for business of the House, 11----Beck, Beyer, L., Carter, Corcoran, Messerle, Repine, Snodgrass, Taylor, Welsh, Whelan, Speaker Lundquist.
6-24(S) Senate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 19 --Nays, 9, Dwyer, George, Hannon, Miller, Qutub, Shannon, Stull, Tarno, Wilde, Excused, 1--Duncan, Attending Legislative Business, 1----Baker.
6-30 President signed.
7-2(H) Speaker signed.


SB 260 (full text)
SB 260 - A-Engrossed
Allows court, when ordering support for child attending school, to direct obligor to pay support directly to child. { + Directs that support payments be prorated where multiple children receive payments. + }

Status
1-16(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Referred to Business, Law, and Government.
2-20 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2-21 Second reading.
2-24 Third reading. Carried by Bryant. Passed. Ayes, 27 --Nays, 2, Shannon, Stull, Attending Legislative Business, 1----President Adams.
2-25(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2-28 Referred to Judiciary.
3-4 Assigned to Subcommittee on Family Law.
7-5 In committee upon adjournment.


Senate Bill 261 (Enrolled)
Grants court discretion in deciding whether or not to consider future enhanced earning capacity property for purposes of distribution of property in dissolution of marriage.

Status
1-16(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Referred to Business, Law, and Government.
1-23 Recommendation: Do pass.
Second reading.
1-24 Third reading. Carried by Nelson. Passed.
Ayes, 27 --Nays, 1, Hamby, Attending Legislative Business, 1----Shannon.
1-27(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
1-29 Referred to Judiciary.
1-30 Assigned to Subcommittee on Family Law.
2-6 Returned to Full Committee.
2-12 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.
2-18 Third reading. Carried by Beyer, R.. Passed. Ayes, 57 --Excused, 3--Carter, Welsh, Speaker Lundquist.
2-21 Senate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 28 --Excused, 2--Fisher, Miller.
4-1(S) President signed.
4-2(H) Speaker signed.
4-8 Governor signed.

Chapter 22, 1997 Laws.


SB 263 (Enrolled)
Provides that court may not enter ex parte temporary custody order in custody proceeding involving person who has established child-parent relationship with child.

Status
1-16(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Referred to Business, Law, and Government.
1-28 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
1-29 Second reading.
1-30 Third reading. Carried by Brown. Passed.
Ayes, 23 --Nays, 1, Shannon, Excused, 4--Derfler, Ferrioli, George, Leonard, Attending Legislative Business, 1----Trow.
1-31(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2-5 Referred to Judiciary.
2-24 Assigned to Subcommittee on Family Law.
3-6 Returned to Full Committee.
3-14 Assigned to Subcommittee on Family Law.
3-19 Returned to Full Committee.
3-26(H) Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed B-Engrossed.
3-31(H) Second reading.
4-1 Third reading. Carried by Starr. Passed. Ayes, 58 --Excused, 2--Deckert, Schrader.
4-4(S) Senate concurred in House amendments and repassed bill. Ayes, 29 --Attending Legislative Business, 1----Dukes.
5-1 President signed.
5-1(H) Speaker signed.
5-7(S) Governor signed.

Chapter 136, 1997 Laws.


SB 264 (Enrolled)
Allows court to order modification of spousal support to apply retroactively to date motion for modification was filed or any date thereafter.

Status
1-16(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Referred to Business, Law, and Government.
1-24 Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
1-27 Second reading. 1-28 Third reading. Carried by Miller. Passed.
Ayes, 24 --Nays, 5, Baker, Brown, Dwyer, Gordly, Trow.
1-29(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2-3 Referred to Judiciary.
2-17 Assigned to Subcommittee on Family Law.
3-6 Returned to Full Committee.
3-13 Recommendation: Do pass.
3-14 Second reading.
3-17 Third reading. Carried by Eighmey. Passed. Ayes, 57 --Nays, 1, Johnston, Excused, 1--Markham, Excused for business of the House, 1----Speaker Lundquist.
4-23 Speaker signed.
4-23(S) President signed.
4-28 Governor signed.

Chapter 91, 1997 Laws.


Senate Bill 270 (Enrolled)

Allows entry of ex parte temporary custody or visitation order if parent of child alleges that child is in immediate danger, if requesting party has made good faith effort to confer with other party, and if court finds by clear and convincing evidence that child is in immediate danger. Allows opposing party to request hearing. Requires hearing to be held within 14 days of receipt of request. Limits issue at hearing to whether child is in immediate danger.

Status
1-16(S) Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Referred to Business, Law, and Government.
1-21 Public Hearing and Work Session held.
3-18 Public Hearing and Possible Work Session held.
3-25(S) Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
3-26 Second reading.
3-27 Carried over to 03-31 by unanimous consent.
3-31(S) Third reading. Carried by Brown. Passed. Ayes, 22 --Excused, 2--Burdick, Wilde, Attending Legislative Business, 6----Baker, Bryant, Dukes, Duncan, Hartung, Leonard.
4-1(H) First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
4-2 Referred to Judiciary.
5-22 Returned to Full Committee. Public Hearing and Possible Work Session cancelled.
5-29 Recommendation: Do pass.
5-30 Second reading.
6-5 Third reading. Carried by Courtney. Passed. Ayes, 56 --Excused, 1--Edwards, Excused for business of the House, 3----Adams, Ross, Shields.
6-18(S) President signed.
6-18(H) Speaker signed.
6-25(S) Governor signed. Chapter 386, 1997 Laws.

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