SENATE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, SALMON AND WATER

 

 

April 23, 2001 Hearing Room B

8:00 AM Tapes  106 - 107

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Ken Messerle, Chair

Sen. Frank Shields, Vice-Chair

Sen. Bill Fisher

Sen. Ginny Burdick

Sen. Jason Atkinson

Sen. Roger Beyer

Sen. Ryan Deckert

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

Patricia Nielsen, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 2548 A – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2163 A – Public Hearing

HB 2967 – Work Session

HB 2463 A – Public Hearing

HB 2842 A - Public Hearing and 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 106, A

005

Chair Messerle

Opens meeting at 8:11 a.m.  Opens public hearing on HB 2548 A.

HB 2548 A – PUBLIC HEARING

010

Rep. Tom Butler

District 60.  Testifies in favor of bill.

020

Chair Messerle

Asks how to guarantee a bona-fide dairy operation.

025

Rep. Butler

Responds and explains.

040

Ron Eber

Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD).  Testifies in favor and submits written testimony (EXHIBIT A).

045

Chair Messerle

Closes public hearing on HB 2548 A.  Opens work session on           HB 2548 A.

HB 2548 A – WORK SESSION

050

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves HB 2548A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.


050

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

 

Chair Messerle

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. BURDICK will lead discussion on the floor.

055

Chair Messerle

Closes work session on HB 2548 A.  Opens public hearing on            HB 2163 A.

HB 2163 A– PUBLIC HEARING

060

Jennifer Solomon

Committee Administrator.  Presents bill.

070

Gregg Cline

Oregon Department of Forestry.  Testifies in favor of bill, and submits written testimony (EXHIBIT B).

090

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks about amendment which requires placing trees in stream.

095

Cline

Responds.

115

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks if operator has authority to decide which trees are left.

125

Cline

Explains.

135

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks if industry is supportive.

150

Cline

Describes.

170

Sen. R. Beyer

Expresses concern that operator loses flexibility.

180

Cline

Responds.

200

Chair Messerle

Asks if Sen. R. Beyer will work on amendment.

205

Sen. R. Beyer

Suggests further discussion before moving the bill.

215

Greg Miller

Government Affairs, Weyerhaeuser.  Testifies and responds to Sen. Beyer’s questions.  Offers to discuss further.  Offers interpretation.

215

Chair Messerle

Closes public hearing on HB 2163 A.  Opens work session on           HB 2967.

HB 2967 – WORK SESSION

250

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of reconsideration of the Do Pass recommendation on HB 2967.

255

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 – Deckert

 

Chair Messerle

The motion CARRIES.

265

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which HB 2967 was moved to the floor with a DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

265

 

VOTE:  7-0

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

270

Chair Messerle

The motion CARRIES.

280

Chair Messerle

Advises the bill will be re-posted for Wednesday, April 25, for work session only.  Sen. Shields will bring an amendment.

290

Chair Messerle

Closes work session on HB 2967.  Opens public hearing on               HB 2463 A.

HB 2463 A – PUBLIC HEARING

300

Solomon

Presents bill and dash–4 amendments.

320

Rep. Jerry Krummel

District 27.  Testifies in favor and submits written testimony (EXHIBIT C).

390

Vice-chair Shields

Asks about analysis of how many lots this covers statewide.

400

Rep. Krummel

Describes.

TAPE 107, A

005

Chair Messerle

Enter letter from Richard Brenner into record (EXHBIIT C).

010

Joseph Schreiber

Testifies in favor and submits written testimony (EXHIBIT D).  Comments on proposed dash-4 amendment.  Explains map diagram. 

150

Chair Messerle

Asks about harm of amendment.

155

Schreiber

Responds.

170

Chair Messerle

Describes process of amendment.

175

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks about map detail.

180

Schreiber

Explains.

195

Harrison Conley

Legislative Counsel.  Testifies and responds to questions of members.

225

Vice-chair Shields

Asks about possible situation requiring amendment.

240

Conley

Explains.

270

Sen. Deckert

Asks about how many lots this would cover.

275

Conley

Responds.

280

Chair Messerle

Asks about effect on irregular lots.

285

Conley

Describes.

315

Sen. Fisher

Asks for clarification of problem to be addressed.

330

Schreiber

Elaborates.

340

Harlan Levy

Oregon Association of Realtors.  Addresses the issue raised.

TAPE 106, B

005

Chair Messerle

Comments about the issue to be addressed.

020

Schreiber

Explains background.

085

Levy

Testifies in favor and submits written testimony (EXHIBIT E).

125

Randy Tucker

1000 Friends of Oregon.  Testifies in opposition.

210

Vice-chair Shields

Asks about possible future farming on the parcel.

220

Tucker

Responds.

225

Schreiber

Responds further.

295

Vice-chair Shields

Asks about surrounding farm sizes.

300

Schreiber

Describes.

311

Chair Messerle

Closes public hearing on HB 2463 A.  Reopens public hearing on     HB 2163 A.

HB 2163 A – PUBLIC HEARING

330

Ray Wilkinson

Oregon Board of Forestry.  Testifies in favor of bill.  Provides additional background.

390

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks about changes under proposed bill.

400

Wilkinson

Explains.

435

Chair Messerle

Closes public hearing on HB 2163 A.  Opens public hearing on HB 2842 A.

HB 2842 A – PUBLIC HEARING

450

Solomon

Presents bill.

TAPE 107, B

020

Roy Elicker

Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife.  Testifies in favor and provides written testimony (EXHIBITS F, G).

060

Chair Messerle

Asks about coverage of bird species.

065

Elicker

Explains.

075

Sen. Atkinson

Asks about leg bands for birds.

080

Elicker

Describes.

090

Sen. Atkinson

Asks about use of wild bird seal.

095

Elicker

Explains.

105

Sen. Atkinson

Asks about bird season.

110

Elicker

Responds.

115

Sen. Atkinson

Asks about feathered head attachment.

120

Elicker

Explains.

130

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks about cost of wild bird seal.

135

Elicker

Responds.

140

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks about five-year lease or ownership requirement.

155

Elicker

Elaborates.

195

Chair Messerle

Asks about permit requirements for operators.

200

Elicker

Responds.

215

Sen. R. Beyer

Asks about resident and non-resident hunting permits.

220

Elicker

Describes.

260

Sen. R. Beyer

Inquires about mountain quail species.

270

Elicker

Responds.

280

Chair Messerle

Closes public hearing on HB 2842 A.  Opens work session on           HB 2842 A.

HB 2842 A – WORK SESSION

290

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves HB 2842A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

295

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

 

Chair Messerle

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.


 

316

Chair Messerle

Closes the work session on HB 2842 A.  Adjourns the meeting at 9:55 a.m.

 

Submitted By,                        Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Patricia Nielsen,                        Judith Callens,

Committee Assistant                        Committee Administrator

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2548 A, written testimony, Richard Benner, Department of Land Conservation and Development, 1 p

B – HB 2163 A, written testimony, Gregg Cline, Oregon Department of Forestry, 2 pp

C – HB 2463 A, written testimony, Richard Benner, Department of Land Conservation and Development, 1 p

D – HB 2463 A, written testimony, Joseph Schreiber, 4 pp

E – HB 2463 A, written testimony, Harlan Levy, Oregon Association of Realtors, 2 pp

F – HB 2842 A, written testimony, Roy Elicker, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 1 p

G – HB 2842 A, shooting preserve license application, Roy Elicker, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 4 p