HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ADVANCING E-GOVERNMENT

 

 

May 22, 2001                                                                                                       Hearing Room 357

1:00 PM                                                                                                                    Tapes 53-54-55

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Rep. Jim Hill, Chair

Rep. Rob Patridge, Vice-Chair

Rep. Kathy Lowe

MEMBER EXCUSED:

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Mark Jolley, Committee Administrator

Alice Morton, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           SB 755A – Work Session

 

 

 

These minutes are in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  Only text enclosed in quotation marks reports a speaker’s exact words.  For complete contents, please refer to the tapes.

 

TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

TAPE 53, A

005

Chair Hill

Calls the committee to order at 1:10 p.m. and opens work session on SB 755A.

SB 755 A – Work Session

010

Mark Jolley

Committee Administrator. Explains SB 755A, with –7 amendments, (EXHIBIT A) which prohibits use of credit cards, checks or electronic funds transfers in collection of debts from unlawful gambling using Internet. .

015

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 755-7 amendments dated 5/15/01.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

022

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SB  755 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

025

 

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SB 755 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

027

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

028

Chair Hill 

Closes work session on SB 755 and opens work session on SB 400.

SB 400A – Work Session

032

Mark Jolley

Explains SB 400 A, which modifies the interagency shared information system.

047

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SB 400A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

050

Rep. Lowe

MOTION:  Moves SB  400A be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

052

Chair Hill

Closes work session on SB 400A and opens work session on SB 401.

SB 401 – Work Session

055

Jolley

Explains the bill.

056

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SB 401 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

060

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SB 401 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

062

Chair Hill

Closes work session on SB 401 and opens work session SB 846.

SB 846 – Work Session

063

Jolley

Explains the bill, SB 846A, -4 amendments that relate to the No Call List.

065

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 846A-4 amendments dated 05/20/01.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

069

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SB 846A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

070

Rep. Lowe

MOTION:  Moves SB  846A be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

075

Chair Hill

Closes work session on SB 846 and opens a work session on SJR 17.

SJR 17 – Work Session

080

Jolley

Explains the bill and –1 amendment.

087

Chair Hill

Further explains the amendment.

095

Rep. Patridge

Says he agrees with Rep. Lowe’s objections and feels it is too narrow and inappropriate.

100

Rep. Hill

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SJR 17--1 amendments dated 5/20/01.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

105

Rep. Patridge

MOTION:  Moves SJR 17 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

 

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

Chair Hill will carry the bill.

110

Rep. Lowe

Says this is a dumb way to carry on the business of the state.

137`

Chair Hill

Closes work session on SJR 17 and opens work session on SB 273.

SB 273 – Work Session

140

Jolley

Explains the bill and  –1 amendments, which elaborates and clarifies the purpose and makeup of the council.

150

Doris Penwell

Oregon Economic & Community Development Department (OECDD). Explains the amendment, which is a result of concern from the last meeting in that there was lack of specificity regarding the membership of the council.

177

Rep. Patridge

Objects to the large number of members and says OECDD ought to be able to do their job without it and they need to be more focused. Notes this bill is a poor way to do it.

188

Penwell

Responds and explains. Notes that they will make recommendations to sunset the council as it moves on.

212

Rep. Lowe

Makes comments supporting the amendment.  Wants assurance that there are performance perameters for the plan.

220

Penwell

Says they don’t have a plan yet, and this is why they need it.

243

Jim Kunan

Businessman.  Speaks in support of the bill. Says it is business people who will be on the council.

354

Rep. Lowe

Makes comments related to the bill.

371

Rep. Lowe

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 273 –1 amendments dated 5/20/01.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

374

Rep. Patridge

Says he will vote for them only because they are better than the original bill.

375

Chair Hill

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

378

Chair Hill

Closes work session on SB 273 and opens a work session on SB 765.

SB 765 – Work Session

396

Jolley

Explains that there are no amendments and the bill has a subsequent referral to the Ways & Means Committee.

443

Rep Patridge

Says the bill does nothing, the governor appoints all the members, and it is just another level of bureaucracy.

 

TAPE 54, A

035

Bill Penhollow

Association of Oregon Counties. Speaks in support of the bill.

054

Rep Patridge

Asks why they didn’t just add more members to another advisory body.

056

Penhollow

Says that advisory council will be sunset and the other advisory council also has a lot of work to do with its own agenda first.

140

Committee

Continues question and answer with Mr. Penhollow.

160

Chair Hill

Suggests making changes and bringing it back to work session on Thursday. 

Closes work session on SB 765 and opens work session on HB 2488.

HB 2488 – Work Session

172

Jolley

Explains HB 2488 –2 amendments which allows OECDD to establish up to 6 electronic commerce zones.

190

Doug Riggs

Lobbyist. Submits written comments and explains the amendment to HB 2488, EXHIBIT

274

Rep Patridge

Asks for clarification of section 1 of the amendments.

350

Doris Penwell

OECDD. Makes clarifying comments related to the amendment and enterprise zones.

395

Rep. Lowe

Requests recess at 2:03 p.m. and ends recess at 2:15 p.m.

411

Rep Patridge

Asks testimony to highlight the differences in the amendments.

TAPE 53, B

The tape started when the meeting was recessed.

157

Tom Gallangher

PG and E National Energy Group. Explains amendments on page 1, section 19, and feels the outcome is simpler, that they are simply amendments to existing enterprise zones, and it would put the counties in charge of the enterprise zones.

170

Chair Hill

Says he is willing to bring the bill back at another meeting, but the intention is not to deal with 2790.

184

Robin Freeman

Oregon PUD Association. Says they do not have a position on this bill and instead have another amendment.

194

Tom O’Connor

Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities. Says he worked with Tom Gallagher on this and states his interest in it.

206

Andrea Fogue

League of Oregon Cities. Explains their position on the bill.

218

Rep. Lowe

Asks if ratepayers of Oregon get preferential treatment, or will the electric generators sell the energy elsewhere.

235

Tom Gallagher

Responds that they will try but if there are more customers in Oregon it will not be a good policy decision.

292

Rep. Lowe

Asks if the workers will come from out of state, and does this bill address that factor in any way.

298

Gallagher

Says it will be hard to find qualified workers, but they will try with certain amendments.

336

Jessica Harris

Associated General Contractors. Says the sections on labor will not benefit the group she represents. Says these are public works contracts with tax credits.

380

Chair Hill

Says there are tangible benefits and makes additional comments.

414

Harris

Says they fundamentally disagree, saying it is too hard to hire qualified local when they are not available.

447

Shawn Miller

Lobbyist. Says his client group has opposed these amendments throughout the session and asks they not be moved forward.

TAPE 54, B

031

Julie Brandeis

Associated Oregon Industries. Testifies regarding the bill.

047

Rep Patridge

Says the bill will be rescheduled for work session for the next meeting.

Recesses meeting at 3:35 p.m. Restarts at 3:45 p.m. and opens work session on SB 608B.

SB 608 B – Work Session

056

Jolley

Explains the SB 608.

073

Rep Rosenbaum

State Representative. Further explains the –12 amendments.

080

Chair Hill

Asks Rep. Walker if she has a clean set of the –8 amendments.

092

Rep. Walker

Comments on the -10 amendment. to minority report B-engrossed SB 608. Says she has not seen the –12 amendments, but mentions some proposed changes.

126

Greg Chaimov

Legislative Counsel. Says his role is to provide the general constitutional validity and that the bill is constitutional and further explains variables that may be considered.

158

Holly Robinson

Deputy Legislative Counsel. Speaks to the differences of the –8 and –10 amendments.  (EXHIBIT)  3 sets.  Says –12 is broader and will cover more entities.  Also says the B-10’s

327

Robinson

Continues presentation.

333

Rep. Patridge

Says his concern is that these two amendments reference IRS codes and asks Mr. Costanga to speak to that.

366

Rep. Lowe

Asks if there is any problem with the California statutory language.

372

Robinson

Says she knows of no problems and these are from the California legal code.

386

Robert Costanga

Lobbyist, Catholic Conference. Cites portions of the amendments that are inadequate by his opinion. Says it would be too limiting.

TAPE 55, A

055

Chair Hill

Asks for clarification of the corporate business-Catholic church and the general Catholic church.

075

Costanga

Responds and stresses the church’s 1st amendment rights.

130

Rep Patridge

Says he appreciates what he said, but, what’s a definitional stand.  Says he wants s to work constructively and he feels they are not being constructive.

178

Rep Witt

Testifies, says that the state does not have the right to mandate coverage of contraceptives.

423

Rep. Walker

Makes her statement for the record.

423

Chair Hill

Says that the House is under a vote call and concludes the meeting. Says they will bring this bill plus others back on Thursday at 1:00 in HR B.

Adjourns the meeting at 3:37 p.m.

 

Submitted By,                                                                           Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Alice Morton,                                                                           Mark Jolley,

Committee Assistant                                                                 Committee Administrator

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

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