HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

January 15, 2003   Hearing Room 357

1:00 pm Tapes 1 -  3

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Max Williams, Chair

Rep. Robert Ackerman, Vice-Chair

Rep. Gordon Anderson, Vice-Chair

Rep. Jeff  Barker

Rep. Bob Jenson

Rep. Jerry Krummel

Rep. Greg Macpherson

Rep. Floyd Prozanski

Rep. Lane Shetterly

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Bill Taylor, Counsel

                                                Craig Prins, Counsel

                                                Bill Joseph, Counsel

Ann Martin, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            Introduction of Committee Members

                                                Introduction of Committee Staff

                                                Adoption of Committee Rules

                                                Measure Introduction: LC 1187, 1308, 1783, 1784, 1807

                                                Right to Counsel—Federal and State Constitutions, State Statutes

Indigent Defense Budget/What Budget Reductions Mean to Public Safety

Can Lawyers Be Drafted Into Representing Indigent Defendants?

 

 

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 1, A

004

Chair Williams

Calls the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m. Introduces committee members. Introduces committee staff. Announces future agendas. Moves to adopt the committee rules (EXHIBIT A).

200

Rep. Krummel

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated

01/15/03.

202

 

VOTE:  9-0

205

Chair Williams

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

233

Counsel Taylor

Discusses Legislative Counsel (LC) drafts (EXHIBITS B-F).

289

Rep. Williams

MOTION:  Moves LC's:  1187, 1308, 1783, 1784, 1807  BE INTRODUCED  as committee bills.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0

290

Chair Williams

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

294

Chair Williams

Discusses informational meeting agenda and introduces panel.

 

358

Mary Williams

Solicitor General, Oregon Department of Justice. Discusses Right to Counsel—Federal and State Constitutions, State Statutes.

TAPE 2, A

030

Jennifer Lloyd

Assistant Solicitor General, Oregon Department of Justice.

Submits testimony and discusses the Oregon Department of Justice

Criminal Appeals (EXHIBIT G).

470

Michael Livingston

Deputy Attorney General, Appellate Division, Department of Justice.

Submits testimony and discusses the Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court Dependency Cases (EXHIBITS H & I).

TAPE 1, B

002

Livingston

Continues his discussion on the Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court Dependency Cases.

349

Peter Ozanne

Executive Director, Office of Public Defense Services. Discusses Indigent Defense Services.

TAPE 2, B

065

Christian

Director, Indigent Defense Services Division. Submits testimony and discusses the Indigent Defense Budget and What Budget Reductions Mean to Public Safety (EXHIBIT J).

TAPE 3, A

002

Ann Christian

Continues her discussion of the Indigent Defense Budget.

062

George Reimer

General Counsel, Oregon State Bar. Submits testimony and discusses Can Lawyers Be Drafted Into Representing Indigent Defendants (EXHIBIT K).

296

Chair Williams

Adjourns the meeting at 3:00 p.m.

 

                       

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – House Committee On Judiciary Rules, dated 1/15/2003, submitted by staff, 2 pgs.

B – LC Draft 1187, submitted by staff, 12/13/02, 3 pgs.

C – LC Draft 1308, submitted by staff, 12/12/02, 3 pgs.

D – LC Draft 1783, submitted by staff, 1/10/03, 8 pgs.

E – LC Draft 1784, submitted by staff, 1/13/03, 7 pgs.

F – LC Draft 1807, submitted by staff, 1/7/03, 2 pgs.

G – Written testimony, submitted by Jennifer Lloyd, 1/15/03, 4 pgs.

H – Written testimony, submitted by Michael Livingston, 1/15/03, 3 pgs.

I – Testimony from Angela Sherbo, Juvenile Rights Project, submitted by Michael Livingston, 1/14/03, 7 pgs.

J – Written testimony, submitted by Ann Christian, 11/7/94, 20 pgs.

K – Written testimony, submitted by George Riemer, 1/15/03, 9 pgs.

L – Written testimony about the Constitutional Right to Appointed Counsel, submitted by Virginia Vanderbilt, 5/15/02, 6 pgs.