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The Honorable Dave Hunt

Oregon House Speaker Dave Hunt is serving his fourth term in the Oregon House of Representatives representing the Clackamas County communities of Gladstone, Oak Grove, Jennings Lodge, Johnson City, and North Clackamas.
A former President of the American Baptist Churches USA, Representative Hunt was the sponsor of the recently enacted Oregon Workplace Religious Freedom Act, which passed the state’s House and Senate by votes of 66 and 63 percent respectively. This important piece of legislation changed the definition of an Oregon business “undue hardship” in a way that helped both employees seeking “holy day” and “religious apparel” accommodations, and employers who sought relief from litigation costs being filed against them.