Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Oregon

Political Activism

Oregon State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Oregon.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

The Oregon legislature has two chambers - a House of Representatives which has 60 members and A Senate consisting of 30 Senators.

The House members serve two-year terms and the Senators serve four year-terms.

There are no term limits in Oregon.

To run for the Oregon legislature you must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen and have lived in the district in which you are running for one year prior to the election.

The legislature meets annually. In odd numbered years they convene on the second Monday in January with the session lasting 160 days. This is considered the regular session. In even numbered years the legislature meets for 35 days, the short session, begins in February. 

Both chambers are controlled by the Democrats.

To learn more about the Oregon Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


OR S 1530

2020

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals

Status: Failed

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/2/20

‍Author: Roblan (D)

Additional Authors: Dembrow (D); Beyer L (D); Taylor (D)

‍Topics: Climate Change, Climate Change - Emissions Reduction, Energy Efficiency, Fossil Energy, Fossil Energy - Natural Gas

‍Summary: Modifies statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, establishes Oregon Greenhouse Gas Initiative and related provisions, operative January 1, 2022, authorizes Public Utility Commission to allow rate or rate schedule to include differential rates or to reflect amounts for programs that enable public utilities to assist low-income residential customers.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2012)

Suzanne Bonamici (D)

2nd District:

(Since 2021)

Cliff Bentz (R)

3rd District:

(Since 1996)

Earl Blumenauer (D)

4th District:

(Since 1987)

Peter DeFazio (D)

5th District:

(Since 2009)

Kurt Schrader (D)

Senators

Geoff Merkley (D)

(Since 2009)

Ron Wyden (D)

(Since 1996)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Oregon. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Oregon.

Resident Agent Requirement? Yes, in order to register. ORS 260.035 (1)(a).

Local Bank Requirement? Yes, in order to register. ORS 260.054.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary. ORS 260.005.

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Federal and out-of-state PACs are required to register with Oregon only if they raise funds in the state specifically for use in the state.

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

Union

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.