HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STREAM RESTORATION

& SPECIES RECOVERY

 

May 21, 2001                                                                                                          Hearing Room E

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                 Tapes  132 - 133

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:        

                                                Rep. Bob Jenson, Chair

Rep. Jan Lee, Vice-Chair

Rep. Randy Leonard Vice-Chair

Rep. Tim Knopp

Rep. Jeff Kruse

Rep. Patti Smith

Rep. Al King

Rep. Carolyn Tomei

Rep. Kelley Wirth

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

Linda K. Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD:          

                                                HB 3958 – Work Session

                                                HB 3981 – 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 132, A

004

Chair Jenson

Calls the meeting to order at 1:12 p.m. and opens the work session on     HB 3958.

HB 3958 – WORK SESSION

020

Chair Jenson

Comments on the reasons why the bill needs to be referred to the Committee on Rules, Redistricting, & Public Affairs. Discusses the –4 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

059

Rep. Leonard

MOTION: Moves to ADOPT HB 3958 –4 amendments dated 5/21/01 and that the measure be FURTHER AMENDED by deleting Sections 7 and 8.

067

Chair Jenson

Explains the deletions.

078

Rep. King

Clarifies that the relating clause transfer of water use would deny the ability to address bonding.

086

Chair Jenson

Hearing no objections, declares the motion carried.

086

Rep. Leonard

MOTION: Moves HB 3958 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Rules, Redistricting, & Public Affairs.

 

 

 

122

 

VOTE:  9-0

AYE: In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

130

Chair Jenson

The motion CARRIES.

131

Chair Jenson

Closes the work session on HB 3958 and opens the work session on HB 3981.

HB 3981 – WORK SESSION

125

Sandy Thiele-Cirka

Explains HB 3981-1 through HB 3981-4 amendments, (EXHIBIT B).

190

Rep. Kruse

MOTION: Moves to ADOPT HB 3981-3 amendments dated 5/18/01.

238

Chair Jenson

Summarizes the intent of –3 amendment.

287

Rep. Tomei

Notes the possibility of a fiscal impact.

300

Chair Jenson

Responds by noting that if threatened or endangered listings are going to have economic impact, such as what is being experienced in the Klamath Basin, the state has a responsibility to address the issue.

320

Roy Elicker

Legislative Coordinator, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, (ODFW). Notes that the current state Endangered Species Act (ESA) allows for a social-economic impact as part of the implementation process.

325

Rep. Tomei

Questions what the response is to the –3 amendments.

330

Elicker

Responds the current state listing procedure provides for a social-economic impact before implementation of a listing.

388

 

VOTE:  6-3

AYE:    6 - King, Knopp, Kruse, Lee, Smith P, Jenson

NAY:    3 - Leonard, Tomei, Wirth

 

Chair Jenson

The motion CARRIES.

391

Rep. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves HB 3981 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

400

Rep. Wirth

States opposition to the bill because “it is not appropriate at all to severely weaken our reliance on documented and verifiable scientific information about the species biological status in determining a listing”.

391

 

VOTE:  6-3

AYE:    6 - King, Knopp, Kruse, Lee, Smith P, Jenson

NAY:    3 - Leonard, Tomei, Wirth

 

Chair Jenson

The motion CARRIES.

415

Chair Jenson

REP. JENSON and REP. KROPF will lead discussion on the floor.

421

Rep. Leonard

Compliments Chair Jenson as chair of the House Stream Restoration & Species Recovery Committee.

TAPE 133, A

453

Chair Jenson

Compliments all members of the committee.

471

Chair Jenson

Closes the work session on HB 3981 and adjourns the meeting at    1:50 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Submitted By,                                                                           Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Linda K. Gatto,                                                                        Sandy Thiele-Cirka,

Committee Assistant                                                                 Committee Administrator

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.  HB 3958, -4 amendments dated 5/21/01, Staff, 11 pp.

B.  HB 3981, -1 amendments dated 5/10/01,-2 amendments dated 5/18/01, -3 amendments dated 5/18/01, -4 amendments dated 5/18/01, Staff, 38 pp.