HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

 

May 29, 2003 Hearing Room E

3:00 PM Tape 69

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Tim Knopp, Chair

Rep. Alan Brown, Vice-Chair

Rep. Jeff Barker

Rep. Tom Butler

Rep. Greg Macpherson

Rep. Mary Nolan

Rep. Dennis Richardson

Rep. Wayne Scott

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Deborah Kafoury, Vice-Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cara Filsinger, Administrator

Annetta Mullins, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:  HB 2978 – Work Session

HB 2979 – Work Session

HB 2980 – Work Session

HB 2981 – Work Session

HB 2982 – 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 69, A

003

Chair Knopp

Calls meeting to order at 3:07 p.m. and opens a work session on HB 2978 for the purpose of referring it to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs

HB 2978 – WORK SESSION

007

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2978 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

012

Rep. Macpherson

Comments that he intends to vote against all the referrals of bills that are designed to change the landscape of collective bargaining for public employees.  States it seems undesirable in the wake of the things this committee has done affecting people’s statutorily assured benefits under the retirement system.

 

 

VOTE:  5-3-1

AYE:               5 - Brown, Butler, Richardson, Scott, Knopp

NAY:               3 - Barker, Macpherson, Nolan

EXCUSED:     1 - Kafoury

 

Chair Knopp

The motion CARRIES.

029

Chair Knopp

Closes the work session on HB 2978 and opens a work session on HB 2979 for the purpose of referring it to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

HB 2979 – WORK SESSION

030

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2979 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

033

 

VOTE:  5-3-1

AYE:               5 - Brown, Butler, Richardson, Scott, Knopp

NAY:               3 - Barker, Macpherson, Nolan

EXCUSED:     1 - Kafoury

 

Chair Knopp

The motion CARRIES.

 

039

Chair Knopp

Closes the work session on HB 2979 and opens a work session on HB 2980 for the purpose of referring it to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

HB 2980 – WORK SESSION

041

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB  2980 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

033

 

VOTE:  5-3-1

AYE:               5 - Brown, Butler, Richardson, Scott, Knopp

NAY:               3 - Barker, Macpherson, Nolan

EXCUSED:     1 - Kafoury

 

Chair Knopp

The motion CARRIES.

 

 

Chair Knopp

Closes the work session on HB 2980 and opens a work session on HB 2981 for the purpose of referring it to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

HB 2981 – WORK SESSION

052

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB  2981 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

054

 

VOTE:  5-3-1

AYE:               5 - Brown, Butler, Richardson, Scott, Knopp

NAY:               3 - Barker, Macpherson, Nolan

EXCUSED:     1 - Kafoury

 

Chair Knopp

The motion CARRIES.

 

 

Chair Knopp

Closes the work session on HB 2981 and opens a work session on HB 2982 for the purpose of referring it to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

HB 2982 – WORK SESSION

060

Rep. Barker

Asks if the committee has previously talked about HB 2982.

 

Chair Knopp

Responds that the committee has not had a public hearing and that a public hearing is not required when moving a bill to another committee.

066

Rep. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB  2982 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Rules and Public Affairs.

069

Rep. Barker

Asks what the bill means.

 

Chair Knopp

Responds that is what the Rules Committee will determine and the motion is to only move the bill to another committee.

079

 

VOTE:  5-3-1

AYE:               5 - Brown, Butler, Richardson, Scott, Knopp

NAY:               3 - Barker, Macpherson, Nolan

EXCUSED:     1 - Kafoury

 

Chair Knopp

The motion CARRIES.

 

084

Chair Knopp

Closes the work session on HB 2982 and announces that they are still working on amendments to SB 325 A and that the committee will not consider SB 325 A today.

 

Chair Knopp

Announces that the committee will wait for direction from the Speaker about when the committee might meet and take up SB 325 A.

094

Chair Knopp

Adjourns meeting at 3:13 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

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