HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

 BUSINESS, LABOR AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

 

 

February 3, 2003   Hearing Room E

8:30 A.M.  Tapes 15 - 17

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Betsy Close, Chair

Rep. Derrick Kitts, Vice-Chair

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mary Gallegos

Rep. Bill Garrard

Rep. Jeff Merkley

Rep. Mike Schaufler

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Megan Palau, Administrator

Mike Reiley, Administrative Support

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 2341 – Public Hearing

 

 

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 Close

Calls meeting to order at 8:35. Opens public hearing on HB 2341.

HB 2341 – PUBLIC HEARING

012

Jessica Harris

Associated General Contractors. Explains public procurements.

089

Rep. Rosenbaum

Asks about statute changes regarding HB 2341.

093

Harris

Explains changes regarding HB 2341.

102

Dugan Petty

Deputy Administrator, Procurement Fleet and Surplus Services Division, Department of Administrative Services (DAS). Offers analysis of sections 1-13 of HB 2341.

232

Harris

Explains effects of forthcoming amendments.

240

Petty

Continues analysis.

303

Rep. Merkley

Asks about exemptions in HB 2341.

306

Petty

Explains exemptions.

312

Harris

Clarifies policy regarding exemptions.

321

Petty

Continues analysis.

412

Rep. Rosenbaum

Asks about donations and given items.

422

Petty

Explains how HB 2341 addresses given items.

437

Harris

Offers definition of “grant.” Clarifies given items.

TAPE 16, A

018

Petty

Continues analysis of section 8.

083

Harris

Explains provisions.

093

Chair Close

Asks about public input to rule-making process.

095

Harris

Explains rule-making process.

103

Petty

Continues analysis of section 11.

151

Harris

Offers clarification of accountability.

165

Petty

Continues analysis of section 13.

172

Bill Nessly

Department of Justice. Offers analysis of sections 13-15 of HB 2341.

234

Harris

Offers analysis of section 16 of HB 2341.

255

Rep. Schaufler

Asks how provisions in HB 2341 would affect the Oregon license plates contract that was awarded to foreign bidder.

257

Harris

Explains how statute addresses contracting.

267

Rep. Garrard

Explains license plate contracting situation.

273

Harris

Explains difference between how printers and metal license plate manufacturers are treated.

292

Rep. Merkley

Asks for clarification about preferences in contracts.

295

Harris

Explains policies regarding preferences in contracts.

296

Rep. Merkley

Asks for additional clarification regarding preferences in contracts.

300

Harris

Offers additional clarification. Continues analysis of section 17.

326

Petty

Offers analysis of section 18.

357

Chair Close

Asks about consistency with current law.

358

Petty

Clarifies consistency. Continues analysis.

461

Chair Close

Asks about purchasing Department of Defense (DOD) items.

467

Petty

Explains purchasing DOD items. Continues analysis.

TAPE 15, B

012

Harris

Offers analysis of sections 25-30 of HB 2341.

054

Rep. Schaufler

Asks about effect of HB 2341 on purchasing prescription drugs.

057

Petty

Explains purchasing of prescription drugs.

088

Harris

Offers additional clarification of purchase of prescription drugs. Continues analysis.

139

Chair Close

Asks how $10,000 exemption was determined for cooperative procurements.

141

Harris

Explains process of arriving at exemption level. Continues analysis.

263

Nessly

Offers analysis of sections 31-44.

312

Petty

Offers analysis of section 45-87.

TAPE 16, B

001

Petty

Continues analysis.

098

Chair Close

Asks for clarification of language regarding negotiations.

102

Nessly

Explains why language is necessary.

112

Petty

Continues analysis.

145

Nessly

Offers clarification of provisions.

156

Petty

Continues analysis.

181

Harris

Explains practical application of provisions.

193

Rep. Merkley

Asks for clarification of provisions regarding exemptions.

207

Harris

Explains provisions and existing law.

229

Petty

Offers further clarification.

253

Rep. Merkley

Asks about legal sufficiency review process.

260

Nessly

Explains sufficiency exemptions review.

288

Rep. Merkley

Expresses importance of complying with public procurement provisions.

295

Petty

Continues analysis of sections 58-60.

345

Chair Close

Asks about costs for agency for examinations.

348

Petty

Explains costs. Continues analysis of sections 61.

411

Chair Close

Asks about language regarding negative action affecting awarding contracts.

420

Petty

Explains that it is for broad discretion.

424

Chair Close

Asks for legal clarification.

430

Nessly

Offers clarification.

464

Rep. Schaufler

Asks about standards for disbarment.

TAPE 17, A

002

Harris

Explains how disbarment proceedings would occur.

011

Petty

Explains criteria for disbarment.

029

Harris

Offers further clarification of disbarment criteria.

050

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on HB 2341. Adjourns meeting at 10:32 am.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

none submitted