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.