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STATUS CHECK: Where key legislative bills are on week 4

Legislators are pushing what bills remain as they head into the last week of the 2022 regular session. (Ron Cooper/Oregon Capital Chronicle)

SALEM – The five-week session of the Oregon Legislature kicked off with lawmakers filing more than 200 bills. Those have been whittled down by House and Senate committees. Bills that didn’t pass out of committee by the end of the day on Feb. 14 died. Those that require the use of state funds must be considered by the Joint Committee on Ways and Means.

Here is where some key bills stand:

IN THE HOUSE:

Proposal: Overtime for farmworkers: House Bill 4002 

Summary: Requires employers to pay . . .