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Children, Families and Seniors
Eliminating Elder Abuse – establishes the Oregon Elder Abuse workgroup and charges the work group with studying and make recommendations on elder abuse prevention and investigation services, including an assessment of the cost of implementing the recommendations.
Local Food for Those in Need – provides local, healthy food options to women, their children and needy seniors.
Oregon Project Independence – protecting services through Oregon Project Independence (OPI) including in-home and community-based care, health promotion services, and counseling and transportation service options.
Supporting New Mothers – by giving health providers information about maternal mental health problems and increasing awareness
Cracking Down on Child Pornography – bills to close loopholes and update current law to reflect modern times and the effects of technology in sending and viewing child pornography.
Protecting Privacy of Victims of Domestic Violence – exempts records that are maintained by a domestic violence service center that is administered by a public entity.
Eliminate Child Sex Trafficking in Oregon – created the crime of patronizing a prostitute, applying to those who purchase sex.
Unemployment Benefit Extension for Families in Need- extends federal unemployment benefits from between 13 and 20 weeks by reconnecting to the federal process for determining eligibility.