HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

May 7, 2003 Hearing Room D

8:30 A.M. Tapes 106 – 107

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Jeff Kruse, Chair

Rep. Billy Dalto, Vice-Chair

Rep. Carolyn Tomei, Vice-Chair

Rep. Gordon Anderson

Rep. Laurie Monnes Anderson

Rep. Ben Westlund

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:             Rep. Jeff Barker

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

Mara McGraw, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD:                     HB 3394 – Work Session

                                                SB 191 – Work Session

                                                SB 56 A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 390 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 470 A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 723 A – 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 106, A

004

Chair Kruse

Calls meeting to order at 8:40 A.M. and opens work session on HB 3394.

HB 3394 – WORK SESSION

012

Rep. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of Reconsideration of HB 3394.

013

 

VOTE:  4-0-3

EXCUSED:  3 - Anderson, Barker, Westlund

014

Chair Kruse

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

015

Rep. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which "DO PASS AS AMENDMEND, BE PRINTED ENGROSSED, AND RESCIND THE SUBSEQUESNT REFERRAL TO WAYS AND MEANS."

016

 

VOTE:  4-0-3

EXCUSED:  3 - Anderson, Barker, Westlund

017

Chair Kruse

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

020

Rep. Tomei

MOTION:  Moves HB 3394 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

023

 

VOTE:  4-0-3

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

EXCUSED:  3 - Anderson, Barker, Westlund

026

Chair Kruse

The motion CARRIES.

027

Chair Kruse

Closes work session on HB 3394 and opens work session on SB 191.

SB 191 – WORK SESSION

029

Sandy Thiele-Cirka

Administrator. Summarizes bill and -1 amendments, dated 5/6/03 (EXHIBIT A).

041

Rep. Tomei

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 191-1 amendments dated 5/6/03.

042

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Barker, Westlund

043

Chair ruse

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

044

Rep. Tomei

MOTION:  Moves SB 191 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

045

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Barker, Westlund

051

Chair Kruse

The motion CARRIES.

058

Chair Kruse

Closes work session on SB 191 and opens public hearing on SB 56 A.

SB 56 A – PUBLIC HEARING

060

Thiele-Cirka

Summarizes bill and -A2 amendments, dated 5/6/03 (EXHIBIT B).

073

Janet Carlson

Marion County Commissioner. Submits written testimony in support of bill (EXHIBIT C). Presents background of bill. Discusses issues related to fiscal impact.

142

David Foster

Policy Strategist, Oregon Housing and Community Services. Testifies in support of A2 amendment. Addresses issues and resolution of continuously appropriated funding.

165

Michael Parker

Executive Director, Oregon College Savings Network, State Treasurers Office. Testifies in support of bill. Speaks to financial literacy and education within targeted population.

185

Chair Kruse

Closes public hearing on SB 56 A and opens work session on SB 56 A.

SB 56A – WORK SESSION

189

Rep. Tomei

Inquires on referral to ways and means.

192

Chair Kruse

Notes issue is addressed with budget bill.

200

Thiele-Cirka

Notes rescind of prior reference to ways and means.

205

Rep. Tomei

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 56-A2 amendments dated 5/6/03.

208

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Barker, Westlund

209

Chair Kruse

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

210

Rep. Tomei

MOTION:  Moves SB 56A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on  BE RESCINDED and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

216

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Barker, Westlund

217

Chair Kruse

The motion CARRIES.

223

Chair Kruse

Closes work session on SB 56 A and opens public hearing on SB 390.

SB 390 – PUBLIC HEARING

241

Clayton Stearns

Dentist. Submits written testimony in support of bill (EXHIBIT D). Presents background of bill.

254

Jane Meyers

Oregon Dental Association. Submits written testimony in support of bill (EXHIBIT E). Presents overview and history of bill.

331

Barney Speight

Kaiser Permanente. Testifies in support of bill.

351

Jim Davis

Oregon Denturist Association, United Seniors of Oregon and Portland Gray Panthers. Submits written testimony in opposition to bill (EXHIBIT F). Notes restrictions placed on ownership and collaborative relationships. Addresses quality of care issues. Speaks to education level of Denturists. 

460

Rep. Tomei

Requests clarification on ownership issues.

465

Davis

Discusses potential conflict with Measure 24. Discusses scope of authority regarding ownership.

494

Rep. Tomei

Inquires if statue would disallow joint ownership.

TAPE 107, A

019

Davis

Discusses potential issues regarding clarity of ownership.

023

Rep. Monnes Anderson

Inquires on patient access to Denturists.

026

Davis

Notes bill addresses joint ownership between Dentists and Denturist.

042

Speight

Points out language in bill regarding role of non-dentists in ownership of practices.

060

Rep. Tomei

Clarifies definition of ownership. Inquires on division of profit.

063

Speight

Details aspects of ownership by non-dentists. Notes issues resolved by contract.

101

Doug Barber

Willamette Dental Group. Testifies in support of bill. Notes effort of interim work group.

112

Chair Kruse

Closes public hearing on SB 390 and opens work session on SB 390.

SB 390 – WORK SESSION

125

Rep. Anderson

MOTION:  Moves SB 390 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

128

 

VOTE:  7-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Barker

133

Chair Kruse

The motion CARRIES.

Rep. ANDERSON will lead discussion on the floor.

134

Chair Kruse

Closes work session on SB 390 and opens public hearing on SB 470 A.

SB 470 A – PUBLIC HEARING

140

Thiele-Cirka

Summarizes bill and -A4 amendments dated 5/7/03 (EXHIBIT G).

156

Martin Taylor

Community Providers Association of Oregon (CPAO). Testifies in support of bill. Provides overview of bill. Notes –A4 amendments have not yet been reviewed by sponsors.

211

Sheila Barker

(CPAO) and Executive Director, Spruce Villa. Submits written testimony in support of bill (EXHIBIT H). Discusses stability factors in housing targeted population. Details submitted graphs. Addresses fees and funding resource issues. 

329

Taylor

Requests time to review amendments. Discusses compromises made on Senate side.

351

Rep. Monnes Anderson

Inquires on funding. Request clarification on section 5 of amendments.

360

Taylor

Details funding sources. Discuses concept behind amendments.

400

Rep. Tomei

Requests clarification on retaliation and reimbursement issues.

405

Taylor

Provides background on package of bills indented to create housing stability among targeted population.

424

Paul Snyder

Association of Oregon Counties. Discusses compromises reached via A-engrossed version of bill. Discusses communication issues between counties and CPAO.

463

Chair Kruse

States intent regarding bill and amendments. Closes public hearing on SB 470 A and opens public hearing on SB 723 A.

TAPE 106, B

SB 723 A – PUBLIC HEARING

026

Thiele-Cirka

Summarizes bill and -A3 amendments, dated 5/7/03 (EXHIBIT I).

041

Tom Holt

Oregon State Pharmacists Association. Provides overview of bill. Discusses cost savings to state.

088

Rep. Monnes Anderson

Notes split dosage should be medical issue handled by physician.

098

Holt

Address process of pharmacists receiving information to split dosage.

107

Rep. Monnes Anderson

Inquires on profit issues.

111

Holt

Discusses issues related to cost incentives.

123

Jeff Heatherington

Executive Director, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon and President, FamilyCare, Inc. Submits written testimony in opposition to bill (EXHIBIT J). Discusses cost savings related to split dosage. Addresses policy related to formulary. Notes issues should remain under authority of physician.

187

Chair Kruse

Orders committee to stand at ease. Reconvenes. States intent regarding bill. Closes public hearing on SB 723 A and adjourns meeting at 9:54 A.M.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 191, -1 amendments, dated 5/6/03, staff, 6 pp.

B – SB 56 A, -A2 amendments, dated 5/6/03, staff, 1 p.

C – SB 56 A, written testimony, Janet Carlson, 10 pp.

D – SB 390, written testimony, Clayton Stearns, 1 p.

E – SB 390, written testimony, Jane Meyers, 3 pp,

F – SB390, written testimony, Jim Davis, 1 p.

G – SB 470 A, -A4 amendments, dated 5/7/03, staff, 2 pp.

H – SB 470 A, written testimony, Sheila Barker, 6 pp.

I – SB 723 A, -A3 amendments, dated 5/7/03, staff, 1 p.

J – SB 723 A, written testimony, Jeff Heatherington, 1 p.