Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Bill Prohibiting Landlords from Considering Past Marijuana Convictions Heads to Gov. Brown's Desk

Senate Bill 970 passed the Oregon House last week, and will now go to Governor Brown's desk for a signature. The bill prohibits landlords from considering past convictions for the use or possession of marijuana when screening prospective tenants. A second bill, Senate Bill 420, would enable Oregon residents to set aside past convictions for marijuana-related offenses that are no longer illegal. Read more.

07/25/2019 - Update: Gov. Brown signed the bill into law on June 6th and it will take effect on January 1, 2020. 

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