Legislative Update: House Bill 2585

Source: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/HB2585?pubDate...

House Bill 2585

Imposes requirements upon mental health treatment professionals and programs to ensure culturally and linguistically affirmative mental health services for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.

This bill was passed through the House Committee on Health Care and it is on its way to House Committee on Behavioral Health - https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2021R1/Committees/HBH/Overview

Next action step:

OAD plans to seek that this bill get scheduled.

Please contact Committee Chair Rep. Tawna Sanchez, https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/sanchez, to express your support on this Bill.