In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.
It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.
At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.
'I think at a certain point the integrity of the building is at stake,' the commissioner said after Charlie Hales abruptly pulled his support two weeks ago.
If Senate Bill 920 passes, it would be the first in the nation regulating farmers' use of antibiotics.