SALEM, Ore. – State Representative Greg Smith (GOP-Heppner) has been appointed by House leadership to serve on the Joint Interim Special Committee on Sole Proprietors. The committee was formed following Governor Kate Brown’s proclamation issued May 9th calling for a special session of the Legislative Assembly to consider amending the tax code for small businesses, specifically sole proprietors.
“I’m honored to have been tapped by House leadership to serve on this special committee and to have the opportunity to contribute to this important discussion surrounding tax reform,” said Rep. Smith. “My goal as a member of this committee will be to advocate for a policy that will maximize tax relief for our job creators and small businesses. I look forward to getting to work next week.”
The committee will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, May 16th, at 1:00 p.m. To view a copy of the special session bill introduced by Governor Brown, click here. A summary of the legislation provided by the Governor’s office may also be viewed here.
The 2018 Special Session will officially convene on Monday, May 21st.
Representative Greg Smith represents House District 57, which includes Umatilla, Morrow, Gilliam, Sherman, and Wasco Counties. He currently serves on the following committees:
- Joint Ways and Means Committee, Co-Vice Chair
- Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on General Government, Co-Chair
- House Committee on Revenue, Vice Chair
- Joint Committee on Student Success, Co-Vice Chair
- Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on Capital Construction
- Joint Committee on Legislative Administration
- Joint Emergency Board
- House GOP Budget Caucus, Budget & Revenue Chair