HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

 

May 06, 2003 Hearing Room HR D

1:45 PM        Tapes  82

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Jeff Kropf, Chair

Rep. George Gilman, Vice-Chair

Rep. Kelley Wirth, Vice-Chair

Rep. Terry Beyer

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Patti Smith

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Donna Nelson

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Ray Kelly, Committee Administrator

David Peffley, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES HEARD:                     SB 832 A – 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 82, A

003

Chair Kropf

Calls the meeting to order at 1:53 and opens a work session on            SB 832 A.

SB 832A – WORK SESSION

017

Senator Vicki Walker

SD 7.  Submits (EXHIBIT A) from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and testifies in support of SB 832 A.  Informs the committee that this bill also sets up a task force to address the trappings issue.

061

Chair Kropf

Asks about the language regarding bait and dogs in relation to bears and cougars. 

069

Senator Walker

States that the bill isn’t taking any rights away which currently exist.

088

Rep. Gilman

Asks the reasons for the advisory committee.

093

Senator Walker

Notes that other interests’ concerns needed to be met.

102

Rep. Wirth

Asks how we will inform the public that the law has changed.

112

Senator

States that the courts will enforce the new law and adds that she does not anticipate any problems.

 

 

 

118

Rep. Wirth

States concern about frivolous claims to ODFW based on the passage of this bill.

127

Senator Walker

States that her constituents are comfortable with the legislation and that she is not worried about overburdening ODFW.   

137

Rep. Smith

MOTION: Moves SB 832 A to the floor with a DO PASS                            recommendation.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

146

 

VOTE: 6-0

EXCUSED: 1 – Nelson

 

Chair Kropf

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

151

Rep. Smith

MOTION: Moves SB 832 A be place on the CONSENT       CALENDAR.

154

 

VOTE: 6-0

 

 

EXCUSED: 1 – Nelson

155

Chair Kropf

Hearing no objection , declares the motion CARRIED.

171

Chair Kropf

Closes the work session on SB 832 A and adjourns the hearing at     2:07 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 832 A, written testimony, Senator Vicki Walker, 5 pp.