Oregon HB 3385 Passes House


Today, HB 3385 passed out of the Oregon House unanimously, and is headed to the Senate.

Rep. Greg Smith
Rep. Greg Smith

The bill prohibits publicly traded corporations from collecting over 50% of the overall cost of residential repair or remodel projects before substantial completion.

“HB 3385 is a bipartisan consumer protection bill that I have been working on for over 10 years” said State Rep. Greg Smith (R-Heppner) the bill’s chief sponsor. “When corporations are able to collect 100% payment upfront, they are able to control the project’s schedule. HB 3385 gives power back to the consumer by prohibiting corporations from collecting over 50% of project costs up-front.”