PUBLIC HEARING: HB 2182  

 

TAPE 229, A

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

JULY 28, 2003   2:00 PM   STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

 

Members Present:                        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

                                               

Members Excused:                      Representative Lane Shetterly, Chair

                                                Representative Max Williams

           

Witnesses Present:                        Marcia Kelley, Women’s Rights Coalition

                                                Bobby Green, Lane County Commissioner

 

Staff Present:                            Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                                                Mazen Malik, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Kathy Tooley, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 229, SIDE A

 

004

Vice Chair Scott

Calls meeting to order at 2:10  p.m.

 

OPENS PUBLIC HEARING ON HB 2182

 

016

Marcia Kelley

Expresses concern that this plan is not enough and discusses the needs of Oregonians.

 

RECESSES MEETING

 

RECONVENES MEETING

 

065

Bobby Green

Testifies in support of HB 2182 and asks that the new revenue from beer and wine taxes be dedicated to addressing the local impact of alcohol addiction and abuse. Refer to verbatim written testimony (Exhibit 1).

 

 

 

115

Rep. Hass

Asks if there is an incongruity between advocating for addiction treatment and advocating for expanded lottery line games.

 

 

 

125

Green

Responds that he is advocating a direct use of funds for the addiction associated with it.

 

 

 

134

Rep. Hass

Asks if the answer for people with gambling problems is more gambling.

 

 

 

135

Green

Responds that he wouldn’t advocate more gambling, but he would advocate that the state maintain the agreement with local governments to use the money for treatment.

 

142

Vice Chair Scott

Meeting adjourned at 2:20 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tape Log Submitted by,

 

 

 

Kathy Tooley, Committee Assistant

 

Exhibit Summary:

1.       Green, “Testimony HB 2182”, 2 pages

2.       Oregon Center for Public Policy, “Issue Brief:  $15 Means More to Low-Income Families than $145 Means to Phil Knight”, 1 page