Oregon’s Financial Education Bill Signed into Law

Oregon Governor Tina Kotek signed Senate Bill 3 into law on July 31st! The GoWest Credit Union Assoc. worked with Senate leadership and the OR Dept. of Education on SB3 to update graduation requirements and made a recommendation that future planning credit requirements be added. This legislation adds a half-credit for higher education and career path skills and a half-credit for personal financial education to graduation requirements starting in 2027. This follows her signature on HB3200, an update to the Oregon Credit Union Act signed on May 8th.

Posted in Advocacy on the Move, Oregon Advocacy.