SENATE SPECIAL SESSION COMMITTEE ON REVENUE

 

 

June 19, 2002 Hearing Room A

9:00 a.m. Tapes  15 - 16

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Ted Ferrioli Chair

Sen. Joan Dukes

Sen. Bill Fisher

Sen. John Minnis

Sen. Cliff Trow

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Paul Warner, Administrator

Nancy Massee, Administrative Support

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                HB 4050A Work Session

                                                HB 4052A Work Session

                                                HB 4056A 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 15, A

004

Chair Ferrioli

Convenes meeting at 9:30 am.  Explains delay in distributing agendas and other.  Rules allow posting and meeting at the call of the chair.

WORK SESSION  HB 4050A

040

Dick Yates

Legislative Fiscal Office (LFO).  Explains the bill.  Extends the sunset from January 2004 to January 1, 2007 with respect to the telecommunications tax which is 75 cents per month per line for access to 911.  Explains services and revenue.

057

Chair Ferrioli

Asks for questions from the committee.

061

Hasina Squires

Association of Pubic Safety Communications Officials Int. and National Emergency Number Association.  Explains the 911 charges and where the money goes.

080

Sen. Minnis

What percentage is operating?

094

Squires

Twenty percent. Explains where the money goes in the fund.

100

Sen. Trow

Asks if there are statistics on the 911 system.  Says his impression is that their track record is very good.

123

Squires

Responds that each local center would have statistics.  Oregon was the first western state to implement phase 2 wireless enhanced technology deployed recently in Douglas and Josephine counties.  Describes expansion.

128

Sen. Trow

Asks about statistics regarding the public in terms of lives saved, property value saved.

142

Squires

Answers there are statistics but not with her.

137

Chair Ferrioli

Comments on importance of communications during the twin towers destruction in New York in 2001.

177

Sen. Minnis

MOTION:  Moves HB 4050 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

178

 

VOTE:  5-0

 

Chair

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

Chair Ferrioli

Closes work session.  Opens work session on HB 4052.

 

 

 

HB 4052 WORK SESSION

192

Warner

Explains HB 4052.  Implementing statutory language to accompany HJR 80.  Gives the treasurer flexibility in managing the Oregon Growth Account and portfolio of the new stability fund in order to make the transfer to the state school fund on May 1. Explains the -2 amendments.(EXHIBIT A)

210

Sen. Trow

Asks about the use of interest money for grant proposals.  Explains there is an effort to maintain that as long as possible.

223

Warner

Answers that is correct. The more that is transferred through HJR 80, the smaller the interest earnings will be.

221

Sen. Dukes

Asks about the other bills related.

240

Warner

Answers there are a series of bills in the committee relating to HJR 80.  Discusses the related bills HB 4056 and HB 4059.

263

Chair Ferrioli

Asks for further questions.

270

Cindy Hunt

LC.  Explains the HB 4052A -2 amendments.      

290

Sen. Trow

Asks about what applies to subsection that is being changed.

291

Sen. Minnis

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 4052-2 amendments dated 6/19/02.

292

Minnis

VOTE:  3-2

AYE:               3 - Fisher, Minnis, Ferrioli

NAY:               2 - Dukes, Trow

295

Chair Ferrioli

The motion CARRIES.

311

Sen. Dukes

Explains why she cannot support this.

312

Sen. Fisher

MOTION:  Moves HB 4050 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

313

Chair Ferrioli

VOTE:  3-2

AYE:               3 - Fisher, Minnis, Ferrioli

NAY:               2 - Dukes, Trow

314

Chair Ferrioli

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. FISHER will lead discussion on the floor.

316

Chair Ferrioli

Closes work session on HB 4052.  Opens work session on HB 4056.

HB 4056 WORK SESSION

405

Dick Yates

Explains the bill and amendments.(EXHIBIT B)

434

Harrison Conley

LC. Explains the -2 amendments.  Discusses four changes in the amendments.  Page 2, line 2, explained. Explains refunding bonds. Department of Administrative Services (DAS) and Treasury have a cooperative relationship but one does not direct the other.

TAPE 16A

004

Conley

Continues explaining the amendments.

009

Chair Ferrioli

Asks for questions.

011

Sen. Fisher

Asks if this is a required responding, or is it may respond?

018

Conley

Responds that DAS requests the Treasurer to issue.  Explains the process.

026

Chair Ferrioli

Asks if there is a connection between the failure of HJR 80 and issuance of the bonds.

028

Conley

Explains Section 9 indicates when sec 1 – 8 become operative. That being if HJR 80 is not approved by the people at a special election on September 17.  Refers to page 5, lines 41 to 44. Continues explanation.

045

Chair Ferrioli

Adjourns committee subject to call of the Senate floor at 10:05 a.m.

 

Submitted By,                        Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Nancy Massee                        Paul Warner

Administrative Support                        Administrator

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 4052, -2 amendments, Staff, 1 p

B – HB 4056, -2 amendments, Staff, 2 pp