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Date State Bill No. Bill Title Outcome
March 5, 2012 OR SB 1552 Requirements for Lenders Seeking Foreclosure Bill Passed - House (59 - 1)
March 5, 2012 OR HB 4164 Implementing the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Bill Passed - Senate (26 - 4)
March 2, 2012 OR HB 4045 Prohibits Disclosure of the Names of Licensed Concealed Handgun Carriers Concurrence Vote Passed - House (54 - 6)
March 2, 2012 OR HB 4164 Implementing the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Bill Passed - House (55 - 5)
March 1, 2012 OR HB 4045 Prohibits Disclosure of the Names of Licensed Concealed Handgun Carriers Bill Passed - Senate (24 - 5)
March 1, 2012 OR SB 1594 Prohibits weapons on school grounds Bill Failed - Senate (14 - 15)
Feb. 27, 2012 OR SB 1548 Prohibits Employers from Limiting Job Vacancies to Employed Applicants Bill Passed - House (56 - 4)
Feb. 23, 2012 OR SB 1580 Amends State Health Plan Bill Passed - House (53 - 7)
Feb. 20, 2012 OR HB 4090 Reducing Restrictions on Urban Development Bill Passed - House (31 - 29)
Feb. 16, 2012 OR SB 1552 Requirements for Lenders Seeking Foreclosure Bill Passed - Senate (26 - 4)
Feb. 16, 2012 OR SB 1564 Amends Requirements for Foreclosures Bill Passed - Senate (20 - 10)
Feb. 15, 2012 OR HB 4045 Prohibits Disclosure of the Names of Licensed Concealed Handgun Carriers Bill Passed - House (44 - 14)
Feb. 14, 2012 OR SB 1580 Amends State Health Plan Bill Passed - Senate (18 - 12)
Feb. 7, 2012 OR SB 1510 Establishes Marine Reserves Bill Passed - Senate (25 - 5)

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