Racial profiling, drug sentencing bill clears Oregon Legislature

A bill designed to tackle racial profiling by law enforcement and keep drug addicts out of jail passed by bipartisan vote Thursday in the Oregon Senate and heads to Gov. Kate Brown for her expected signature.

House Bill 2355 was carried by Sen. Jackie Winters, R-Salem, and passed 20-9. The House passed the bill Wednesday, 36 to 23.

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