HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

BUSINESS, LABOR AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

 

 

May 12, 2003 Hearing Room E

8:30 A.M.        Tape  117

 

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

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Mike Schaufler

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Megan Palau, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 2967 – Work Session

SB 603A – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 534 – Public Hearing and 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 117, A

003

Chair Close

Calls meeting to order at 8:37 a.m. Opens work session on HB 2967.

HB 2967 – WORK SESSION

010

J.L. Wilson

National Federation of Independent Businesses. Testifies in support of HB 2967 and explains -3 amendment (EXHIBIT A).

027

Rep. Kitts

Asks if bill will become ineffective with amendments and if fiscal impact is appropriate with aims of the bill.

035

Wilson

Explains intentions and merits of bill.

040

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of reconsidering the vote by which HB 2967 was sent to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

EXCUSED:  1 – Schaufler

 

Chair Close

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

045

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which HB 2967 was sent to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

EXCUSED:  1 – Schaufler

 

Chair Close

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

050

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which the HB 2967-2 amendments were ADOPTED.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

EXCUSED:  1 – Schaufler

 

Chair Close

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

074

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2967-3 amendments dated 5/9/03 and that the measure be FURTHER AMENDED on page 1, lines 6 and 9, by changing "Resources" to "Services".

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

EXCUSED:  1 – Schaufler

 

Chair Close

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

080

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves HB 2967 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

084

Rosenbaum

Commends Mr. Wilson for work done and states support for bill.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 – Schaufler

 

Chair Close

The motion CARRIES.

REP. GALLEGOS will lead discussion on the floor.

Written testimony submitted by Matt Blevins, Oregon Environmental Council, in opposition to HB 2967 (EXHIBIT B).

094

Chair Close

Closes work session on HB 2967. Opens public hearing on SB 603A.

SB 603A – PUBLIC HEARING

100

Darrell Fuller

Oregon Auto Dealers Association. Submits and summarizes prepared testimony in support of SB 603A (EXHIBIT C).

139

Chair Close

Asks about support for bill.

142

Fuller

Explains support for bill.

146

Rep. Merkley

Asks about provisions regarding campers.

149

Fuller

Explains provisions regarding campers.

166

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on SB 603A. Opens work session on SB 603A.

SB 603A – WORK SESSION

170

Rep. Rosenbaum

MOTION:  Moves SB 603A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Schaufler

 

Chair Close

The motion CARRIES.

180

Chair Close

Closes work session on SB 603A. Opens public hearing on SB 534A.

SB 534A – PUBLIC HEARING

195

Tom Olsen

Administrator, Child Care Division, Oregon Employment Department. Testifies that department has no problems with bill.

204

Megan Palau

Committee Administrator. Summarizes SB 534A.

209

Olsen

Explains amendments adopted by Senate.

217

Rep. Merkley

Asks about provisions regarding legal arrangements.

221

Olsen

Explains legal arrangement provisions.

235

Rep. Gallegos

Asks for clarification of child care case that prompted bill.

240

Olsen

Explains case and regulations.

264

Rep. Gallegos

Asks if bill addresses professional child care.

270

Olsen

Explains child care case and provisions of bill.

283

Chair Close

Asks for clarification of Department review and decision making.

286

Olsen

Explains decision making process and intent for bill.

296

Chair Close

Closes public hearing on SB 534A. Opens work session on SB 534A.

SB 534A – WORK SESSION

300

Rep. Kitts

MOTION:  Moves SB 534A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Schaufler

 

Chair Close

The motion CARRIES.

REP. ROSENBAUM will lead discussion on the floor.

315

Chair Close

Closes work session. Adjourns meeting at 8:59 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2967, -3 amendment, staff, 1 p

B – HB 2967, written testimony, Matt Blevins, 2 pp

C – SB 603A, written testimony, Darrell Fuller, 1 p