SALEM CITY GOVERNMENT New city law drafted to clear downtown streets of homeless The so-called “sit/lie” law may go to the Salem City Council in November, according to a draft document. By Troy Brynelson -- Salem Reporter October 30, 2019 at 7:15am Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.