Commentary: HB 2002 raising questions on all sides (April 26, 2023)
April 26, 2023
By Jami Cate
A major piece of legislation, sponsored by all but four Democrat legislators serving in Salem, is working its way through the Legislature.
On the afternoon of April 14, the Joint Committee on Ways and Means met to deliberate and vote on HB 2002.
With none of the joint committee members also serving on the House Committee on Behavioral Health and Health Care (where HB 2002 had previously been heard), and with this being the sole opportunity for any senators to weigh in on the bill in a committee, it was reasonable that there were questions and clarifications needed regarding s...
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