HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

January 17, 2003†† Hearing Room D

9:30 A.M.††††††††††† Tape1

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:††††††††††† Rep. Jeff Kruse, Chair

Rep. Billy Dalto, Vice-Chair

Rep. Carolyn Tomei, Vice-Chair

Rep. Laurie Monnes-Anderson

Rep. Gordon Anderson

Rep. Jeff Barker

Rep. Ben Westlund

 

STAFF PRESENT:††††† ††††††††††† Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Administrator

Mara McGraw, Committee Assistant

 

ISSUES HEARD: ††††††† ††††††††††† ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Adoption of Committee Rules

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Committee Introductions

 

These minutes are in compliance with Senate and House Rules.Only text enclosed in quotation marks reports a speakerís exact words.For complete contents, please refer to the tapes.

 

TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

TAPE 1, A

007

Chair Kruse

Calls meeting to order at 9:35 A.M. and opens organizational meeting.

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

009

Chair Kruse

Notes the rules are the original not the amended version (EXHIBIT A).

014

Rep. Tomei

MOTION: Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated 1/17/03.

016

 

VOTE:6-0

EXCUSED:1 Ė Rep. Westlund

 

Chair Kruse

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

023

Chair Kruse

Speaks to reasoning for scheduling pre-committee meetings with each member to develop team.Requests brief introduction and background from each member.

034

Rep. Gordon Anderson

House District 3.Introduces self. Emphasizes interest in health care coverage for poor mentally illEmphasizes long term solutions.

045

Rep. Billy Dalto

House District 21.Introduces self.Emphasizes interest in health care issues for seniors, people with disabilities and long term health care coverage.

063

Rep. Carolyn Tomei

House District 41.Introduces self.Emphasizes interest in services to seniors.

077

Rep. Ben Westlund

House District 53.Introduces self.Emphasizes attitude and motivation for committee involvement. ††

090

Rep. Laurie Monnes Anderson

House District 50.Introduces self.Emphasizes interest in prescription drugs and Oregon Health Plan (OHP).

101

Rep. Jeff Barker

House District 28.Introduces self.Expresses concern for Oregonís vulnerable citizens.Emphasizes interest in working across party lines for solutions.

112

Sandy Thiele-Cirka

Committee Administrator.Introduces self .

117

Mara McGraw

Committee Assistant.Introduces self.

121

Chair Jeff Kruse

House District 7.Introduces self.Reviews Oregonís Future magazine.Highlights the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) presentation for next meeting to discuss HB 5100 reductions.Discusses Measure 28.States the committees first order of business is OHP and Medicaid waiver.Emphasizes need to collaborate between all committees.

210

Rep. Anderson

Introduces Bob Becket, Director of mental health program in Josephine County, and assistant Kim Burns.

232

Chair Kruse

Explains communication style and recommends members approach him.Speaks to fluidity of work inside and outside committee and legislatureóboth House and Senate.

263

Chair Kruse

Adjourns meeting at 9:55 A.M..

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A Ė Draft Rules, staff, 2 pp.