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SB 376: Filling in gaps in Oregon’s guardianship law

This legislative session we’re advocating to strengthen individual choice and self-direction in guardianship proceedings. SB 376 is a DRO bill that promotes more sharing of information with people who have guardians and requires ongoing review of the continued need for a guardian. On February 5, we testified before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. You can… Continue Reading SB 376: Filling in gaps in Oregon’s guardianship law

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A 2018 legislative win for children who experience hearing loss will now impact adults too.

2018 Legislative Victory Has Ripple Effect The 2018 legislative session delivered a big win for children who experience hearing loss. Now that victory is having a ripple effect. It was expanded to include adults by the Department of Business and Consumer Services​ under rules required through the Affordable Care Act barring discrimination based on age. Hearing… Continue Reading A 2018 legislative win for children who experience hearing loss will now impact adults too.

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Our 2019 Legislative Agenda

The 2019 legislative session will begin on January 22. We’ll be fighting hard for a handful of bills that will help improve the lives of Oregonians with disabilities. Snapshot: 2019 Legislative Priorities Our legislative agenda will have a big impact on: People for whom a guardian has been appointed People who experience a mental illness… Continue Reading Our 2019 Legislative Agenda