PUBLIC HEARING, WORK SESSION SB 147; PUBLIC HEARING HB 2489

 

TAPE 68 - A

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

MARCH 5, 2003   8:30 AM   STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

 

Members Present:                        Representative Lane Shetterly, Chair

                                                Representative Wayne Scott, Vice Chair

                                                Representative Joanne Verger, Vice Chair

                                                Representative Phil Barnhart

                                                Representative Vicki Berger

                                                Representative Pat Farr

                                                Representative Mark Hass

                                                Representative Elaine Hopson

                                                Representative Max Williams                                               

 

Witness Present:                        Ronald A. Bersin, Board of Tax Practitioners

                                                Karla Siclair, Board of Tax Practitioners

                                                Charles Stern, Yamhill County Clerk,

                                                   Oregon Association of County Clerks Legislative Committee

 

Staff Present:                            Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Mazen Malik, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Kathy Tooley, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 68, SIDE A

004

Chair Shetterly

Calls meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.

 

OPENED PUBLIC HEARING SB 147

008

Paul Warner

Provided background on SB 147, (Exhibit 1), establishes a specific date for tax payer license renewals.

 

030

Ronald Bersin

Spoke in favor of SB 147, (Exhibit 2).

 

068

Chair Shetterly

How many Licensees are affected?

 

070

Bersin

5400.

 

072

Rep. Barnhart

Your OARs are filed with the Secretary of State?

 

074

Bersin

Yes.

 

075

Rep. Barnhart

You have an Assistant Attorney general that assists you in the preparation of OARs?

 

077

Bersin

Yes.

 

078

Chair Shetterly

Every few years it is checked against the statute.

 

085

Rep. Barnhart

This is the kind of statute that should be set by rule, rather than law.

 

081

Chair Shetterly

Closed Public Hearing on SB 147.

 

 

WORK SESSION ON SB 147

092

Rep. Scott

MOTION:  MOVED SB 147 TO THE HOUSE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION

 

ROLL CALL:  MOTION PASSED 8-0-1

REPRESENTATIVES VOTING AYE:  Barnhart, Berger, Farr, Hass, Hopson, Scott, Williams, Chair Shetterly.  EXCUSED:  Verger.

 

3E

Rep. Barnhart

MOTION:  MOVED SB 147 ON THE UNANIMOUS CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

ORDER:  THERE BEING NO OBJECTION SO ORDERED.  MEMBERS PRESENT:  Barnhart, Berger, Farr, Hass, Hopson, Scott, Williams, Chair Shetterly.  EXCUSED:  Verger.

 

 

 

 

OPENED PUBLIC HEARING HB 2489

112

Mazen Malik

Provided background on HB 2489, (Exhibit 3), has no fiscal or revenue impact.

 

125

Chair Shetterly

Clarified, there are proposed amendments that are conceptual at present.

 

130

Charles Stern

Testified in favor of HB 2849, (Exhibit 4).

 

190

 

Questions and discussion interspersed on general and limited powers of attorney.

 

227

Barnhart

Under this rule, a corporation would always have to appear through a licensed practitioner?

 

230

Stern

Affirmative, unless someone is designated at the corporate level to engage in tax activities; generally it is someone who is licensed.

 

241

Chair Shetterly

That’s beyond the scope of this bill? 

 

243

Stern

Answered affirmatively.

 

245

Chair Shetterly

Suggested that the amendments  should be discussed with Dave Hendricks in Judiciary, so it corresponds with the power of attorney statute.

 

257

Chair Shetterly

Closed the Public Hearing on HB 2489

 

270

Chair Shetterly

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 a.m.

 

Tape Log Submitted by,

 

 

 

Kathy Tooley, Committee Assistant Reviewed by Kim Taylor James

 

Exhibit Summary:

1.       Warner, “Staff Measure Summary and Fiscal Analysis SB 147”, 2 pages

2.       Bersin, “Testimony SB 147”, 2 pages

3.       Malik, “Staff Measure Summary”, 1 page

4.       Stern, “Testimony HB 2489”, 4 pages