HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

 

January 14, 2003   Hearing Room E

4:00 PM Tape 1

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Tim Knopp, Chair

                                                Rep. Alan Brown, Vice-Chair

                                                Rep. Deborah Kafoury, Vice-Chair

Rep. Greg Macpherson

Rep. Mary Nolan

Rep. Dennis Richardson

Rep. Wayne Scott

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cara Filsinger, Administrator

Annetta Mullins, Administrative Support

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            Organizational Meeting

                                                            Adoption of Committee Rules

                                                Work Session

                                                            Introduction of Committee Bills

Informational Meeting

Chairman’s Report from House Interim Task Force on PERS

 

 

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 Knopp

Calls meeting to order at 4:01 p.m. and welcomes committee members.

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

007

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules (EXHIBIT A).

008

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Nolan

 

 

Chair Knopp

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

 

WORK SESSION – INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE BILLS

013

Chair Knopp

Advises members that he would like to introduce the LC drafts that have been provided to members as committee bills.

016

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves LC's:  1657-1, 1669, 1662, 1660, 1658, 1665, 1667, 1661, 1663, 1659, 1664, 1617, 1615 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

026

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Nolan

 

Chair Knopp

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

INFORMATIONAL MEETING

029

Chair Knopp

Reports to the committee they have been given a copy of the Chairman’s Report, House Special Task Force on PERS Sustainability and Accountability (2001-02 Interim) (EXHIBIT B), which was his report to the Speaker on the work the interim task force did and the task force recommendations.  Notes recommendations on page 14.

038

Chair Knopp

Advises members they should pay attention to LC 1657-1, which relates to the eight percent cap, and that the committee will probably hold a public hearing and possible work session on the bill on Thursday.

048

Rep. Macpherson

Speaks in support of introduction of measures as committee bills.

 

Rep. Brown

Comments that the introduced measures provide a good start for debate.

 

Chair Knopp

Expresses his appreciation for the members’ service on the committee.

 

Chair Knopp

Adjourns meeting at 4:07 p.m.

 

Submitted By,                        Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Annetta Mullins,                        Cara Filsinger,

Administrative Support                        Administrator

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Rules, Committee, staff, 2 pp

B – PERS Interim Report, Chair Knopp, 41 pp