HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

BUSINESS, LABOR AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

 

 

March 31, 2003   Hearing Room E

8:30 A.M. Tapes  73 - 74

 

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, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 3010 – Work Session

                                                HB 2683 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2906 – Public Hearing

HB 3460 – Public Hearing

HB 2632 – Public Hearing

HB 2383 – 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 73, A

003

Chair Close

Calls meeting to order at 8:36 a.m. Opens work session on HB 3010.

HB 3010 –WORK SESSION

008

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes HB 3010.

030

Rep. Gallegos

Asks about assurances that contractors who work safely can maintain their standards.

040

Jeff Carlson

Ironworkers Local 29. Responds. Submits prepared testimony from ironworkers in support of HB 3010 (EXHIBIT A).

047

Rep. Kitts

Asks for clarification of height standards in statute.

052

Carlson

Clarifies standards.

058

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves HB 3010 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

061

Rep. Merkley

Speaks in favor of HB 3010.

076

Rep. Gallegos

States concerns about certain provisions in HB 3010 and support for concept.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0

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

 

Chair Close

The motion CARRIES.

088

Chair Close

Closes work session on HB 3010. Opens public hearing on HB 2683.

HB 2683 – PUBLIC HEARING

096

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes HB 2683.

101

Sen. Ted Ferrioli

Senate District 30. Testifies in support of HB 2683. Explains importance of Oregon Quality Jobs Board.

138

Rep. Steve March

House District 46. Testifies in support of HB 2683. Explains scope of support for bill.

159

Ed Glad

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters. Testifies in support of HB 2683. Explains implementation of Northwest Forest Plan. Explains proposed amendments.

257

Bill Kluting

Western Council of Industrial Workers. Testifies in support of HB 2683. Explains necessity of bill.

295

Charles Spencer

Restoration Jobs Working Group, Alliance for Sustainable Jobs and the Environment. Testifies in support of HB 2683.

367

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on HB 2683. Opens work session on HB 2683.

HB 2683 – WORK SESSION

373

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2683-1 amendments dated 3/19/03 (EXHIBIT B).

 

 

VOTE:  7-0

 

Chair Close

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

385

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves HB 2683 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0

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

 

Chair Close

The motion CARRIES.

402

Chair Close

Closes work session on HB 2683. Opens public hearing on HB 2906.

TAPE 74, A

HB 2906 – PUBLIC HEARING

006

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes HB 2906.

015

Dave Hunnicutt

Executive Director, Oregonians in Action. Testifies in support of HB 2906. Explains objectives of HB 2906.

138

Chair Close

Asks about timeframe needed to file legal action.

142

Hunnicutt

Explains reason for blanks in bill.

155

Rep. Rosenbaum

Asks how revenue would be affected by reduction in certain System Development Charges (SDC).

168

Hunnicutt

Explains how revenue would be impacted by change in SDC applications.

181

Rep. Schaufler

Asks about implementation of SDC in example of pizza parlor in Portland.

198

Hunnicutt

Explains example of Portland pizza parlor and SDC.

219

Rep. Schaufler

States intent of SDC implementation.

227

Rep. Kitts

Asks for clarification of SDC implementation.

236

Hunnicutt

Clarifies SDC implementation.

251

Rep. Kitts

States support for HB 2906.

258

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on HB 2906. Opens public hearing on HB 3460.

HB 3460 – PUBLIC HEARING

270

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes HB 3460.

281

Brian Krieg

National Electrical Contractors Association. Testifies in support of HB 3460. Explains that amendments are forthcoming.

320

Scott Barrie

Oregon Building Industry Association. Concurs with testimony of Mr. Krieg in support of HB 3460.

324

Larry Westling

Oregon Mechanical Officials Association. Testifies in support of HB 3460.

347

Chair Close

Asks about change in dwelling status.

351

Barrie

Explains difference in dwelling status.

357

Rep. Rosenbaum

Asks about allocation of costs in creating new oversight board.

365

Barrie

Explains fiscal concerns.

389

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on 3460. Opens public hearing on HB 2632.

HB 2632 – PUBLIC HEARING

406

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes HB 2632.

415

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Senate District 17. Testifies in support of HB 2632. Explains that bill will address loophole in automobile insurance coverage.

TAPE 73, B

008

Bradd Swank

Special Counsel, Oregon Judicial Department. Testifies in opposition to HB 2632. Explains language concerns in bill.

026

John Powell

State Farm Insurance Company. Testifies in support of HB 2632. Explains carjacking event that precipitated HB 2632.

063

Chair Close

Asks for clarification of language in bill.

065

Powell

Clarifies language.

076

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on HB 2632. Opens work session on HB 2383.

HB 2383 – WORK SESSION

085

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes HB 2383.

095

Peter Shepherd

Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice. Explains -2 and -3 amendments (EXHIBIT C).

158

Rep. Garrard

Asks about potential fraud with license plate and registration tag removal.

164

Shepherd

Explains potential for fraud regarding removal of license plates and registration tags.

189

Chair Close

Closes work session on HB 2383. Adjourns meeting at 10:02 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 3010, written testimony, Jeff Carlson, 82 pp

B – HB 2683, -1 amendment, staff, 3 pp

C – HB 2383, -2 & -3 amendments, staff, 7 pp