business, Government, Salem

Oregon House passes bill to require diverse boards of directors for publicly-traded companies

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley

Oregon House Democrats issued a news release announcing the passage of House Bill 3310A, which requires publicly-traded corporations to have a minimum number of directors who are women and members of underrepresented communities. 

HB 331A is part of a concerted effort by Oregon Democratic lawmakers—similar to a bill passed in California in 2018 requiring corporations headquartered in that . . .

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