HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

 

February 06, 2003   Hearing Room E

1:00 PM Tape 5

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Dan Doyle, Chair

Rep. Linda Flores, Vice-Chair

Rep. Laurie Monnes Anderson, Vice Chair

Rep. Vic Backlund

Rep. Phil Barnhart

Rep. Joanne Verger

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Betsy L. Close

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cara Filsinger, Administrator

Annetta Mullins, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD: HB 2044 - Work Session

                                                Introduction of committee bills – Work Session

                                                Amendment to House Rule 8.01 – Public Hearing and 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 5, A

004

Chair Doyle

Calls meeting to order at 1:02 p.m. and opens a work session on HB 2044.

HB 2044 – WORK SESSION

 

Chair Doyle

Reviews previous committee consideration of the bill and the HB 2044-1 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

023

Rep. Barnhart

Comments that the HB 2004-1 amendments appear to clear up the issues the committee was concerned about.

 

Chair Doyle

Responds affirmatively.

039

Rep. Monnes Anderson

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2044-1 amendments dated 1/28/03.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 – Reps. Backlund, Close

 

Chair Doyle

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

045

Rep. Monnes Anderson

MOTION:  Moves HB 2044 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  2 – Reps. Backlund, Close

 

 

 

 

Chair Doyle

The motion CARRIES.

 

055

Rep. Doyle

MOTION:  Moves HB 2044 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

056

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 –Reps. Backlund, Close

 

Chair Doyle

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

061

Chair Doyle

Closes the work session on HB 2044 and opens a work session for introduction of committee bills.

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE BILLS – WORK SESSION

 

Chair Doyle

Notes that a vote for introduction does not indicate support of a measure.

067

Rep. Flores

MOTION:  Moves LCs 2146 AND 1441 BE INTRODUCED as a committee bills.

071

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 – Reps. Backlund, Close

 

Chair Doyle

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

074

Chair Doyle

Closes the work session on introduction of committee bills and opens a public hearing on the Proposed Amendment to House Rule 8.01

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO HOUSE RULE 8.01 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

The Proposed Amendment to House Rule 8.01 is hereby made a part of these minutes (EXHIBIT B).

078

Chair Doyle

Closes the public hearing and opens a work session on the Proposed Amendment to House Rule 8.01.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO HOUSE RULE 8.01 – WORK SESSION

 

Chair Doyle

Explains purpose of the Proposed Amendment to House Rule 8.01 (EXHIBIT B, page 1), and the proposed amendment to the amendment (EXHIBIT B, page 2). 

088

Rep. Barnhart

Asks for clarification of construction of the proposed amendment (EXHIBIT A, page 1).

 

Chair Doyle

Clarifies the purpose of the two documents.

111

Rep. Flores

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT the proposed amendments to House Rule 8.01 dated 2/6/03 (EXHIBIT B, page 2).

117

Rep. Monnes Anderson

Ask for confirmation that the budget adjustments for 2001-03 will not be heard in Ways and Means, but will be heard by the Special Committee on Budget.  Asks if the Special Committee on Budget will hear anything other than the 2001-03 budget items.

123

Chair Doyle

Explains that by adopting the proposed amendment (EXHIBIT B, page 2), the only measures that will be referred to the Special Committee on Budget relate to the 2001-03 budget.

129

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Close

 

Chair Doyle

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

130

Rep. Flores

MOTION:  Moves the Proposed Amendment to House Rule 8.01, be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED AS AMENDED recommendation.

136

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Close

 

Chair Doyle

The motion CARRIES.

 

REP. DOYLE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

132

Chair Doyle

Closes the work session on the proposed amendment to House Rule 8.01. 

154

Chair Doyle

Announces a joint meeting with the Senate Rules Committee on February 11 at 3:00 p.m.  Adjourns meeting at 1:14 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2044, HB 2044-1 amendment, Rep. Doyle, 1 p

B – Proposed Amendment to House Rules 8.01, amendment to the proposed amendment, Speaker Minnis and Rep. Doyle, 2 pp