Collective bargaining; law enforcement. (SB5027)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patron Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Collective bargaining; law enforcement. Provides that no county, city, town, or like governmental officer, agent, or governing body is vested with or possesses any authority to recognize any labor union or other employee association as a bargaining agent of any law-enforcement agency or its employees, or to collectively bargain or enter into any collective bargaining contract with any such union or association or its agents with respect to any matter relating to them or their employment or service. Under current law, beginning May 1, 2021, localities will have the authority to recognize a labor union or other employee association of a law-enforcement agency or its employees and to collectively bargain with such unions or associations if such authority is provided for by local ordinance. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


08/13/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200324D
08/13/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
08/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB5027)
08/19/2020Committee substitute printed to LIS only 20200897D-S1
08/19/2020Incorporates SB5078 (Stanley)
08/19/2020Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB5078.