HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

BUSINESS, LABOR AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

 

 

May 09, 2003 Hearing Room E

9:30 A.M.        Tape  116

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Derrick Kitts, Vice-Chair

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mary Gallegos

Rep. Bill Garrard

Rep. Jeff Merkley

Rep. Mike Schaufler

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Betsy Close, Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Megan Palau, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            SB 285 – Work Session

SB 749 – 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 116, A

003

Vice-Chair Kitts

Calls meeting to order at 9:37 a.m. Opens work session on SB 285.

SB 285– WORK SESSION

013

Lisa Trussell

Associated Oregon Industries. Testifies in support of SB 285 and -1 amendment (EXHIBIT A).

027

Vice-Chair Kitts

Closes work session on SB 285. Opens public hearing on SB 749.

SB 749 – PUBLIC HEARING

035

Tim Kral

Executive Director, Oregon Rehabilitation Association. Submits and summarizes prepared testimony in support of SB 749 (EXHIBIT B).

096

Rep. Merkley

Asks why self-insurance is less expensive than others.

100

Kral

Explains expenses involved.

111

Rep. Merkley

Asks about costs and benefits.

114

Todd Hennelly

Empire Pacific. Explains costs and benefits.

146

Sen. Margaret Carter

Senate District 22. Submits and summarizes prepared testimony in support of SB 749 (EXHIBIT C).

196

Vice-Chair Kitts

Closes public hearing on SB 749. Adjourns meeting at 9:52 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 285, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p.

B – SB 749, written testimony, Tim Kral, 2 pp.

C – SB 749, written testimony and information, Sen. Margaret Carter, 3 pp.