HOUSE SPECIAL SESSION COMMITTEE ON PERS

 

 

September 15, 2002   Hearing Room H-174

3:30 P.M.            Tape  4

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Carl Wilson, Chair

Rep. Tom Butler

Rep. Mark Hass

Rep. Jeff Kruse

Rep. Jan Lee

Rep. Laurie Monnes-Anderson

Rep. Tootie Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cara Filsinger, Administrator

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE HEARD:                     Work Session – SB 1028 B

 

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 4, A

003

Chair Wilson

Calls meeting to order at 4:05 p.m. and opens work session on SB 1028B. References written testimony submitted by PERS staff at the September 13, 2002 meeting (EXHIBIT A).

008

Rep. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves SB 1028B to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

011

Rep. Monnes-Anderson

Testifies that PERS reform is necessary, however outlines and reviews areas of concern.

030

Rep. Lee

Comments that changes to PERS should be made cautiously. Notes that any changes to PERS will not impact the current budget.

043

Rep. Butler

Comments in support of the Oregon employers who support SB 1028B.

055

 

VOTE: 4-3

   AYE:  4 – Butler, Kruse, Smith, Wilson

   NAY:  3 – Hass, Lee, Monnes-Anderson

 

Chair Wilson

The motion CARRIES.

 

 

REP. KRUSE will lead discussion on the floor

063

Chair Wilson

Closes work session on SB 1028B and adjourns the meeting at 4:10 p.m.

Submitted By,                        Reviewed By,

 

 

Sandy Thiele-Cirka,                         Cara Filsinger,

Committee Assistant                        Administrator

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Written testimony, PERS, staff, 1 p