HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

March 03, 2003   Hearing Room D

1:00 PM Tape 20

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Patti Smith, Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mary Gallegos, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mark Hass

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Steve March

Rep. Dennis Richardson

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Kimberly A.  Medford, Committee Administrator

Linda K. Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            Work Session

                                                Introduction of Committee Bills

 

 

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 20, A

003

Chair Smith

Calls the meeting to order at 1:15 p.m. and opens the work session for the purpose of introduction of committee bills.

WORK SESSION

010

Bruce Anderson

Legislative Director to Speaker Karen Minnis. States that all bills relate to economic development. Reviews each LC Draft, (EXHIBIT A).

LC 3035 – Department of Economic and Community Development (ODECD) and marketing of Oregon products.

LC 3036 – Department of Land Conservation and Development, (DLCD) and OECDD improving economic planning assistance to local governments.

LC 3037 – Columbia River dredging.

LC 3038 – Increasing timber harvest levels.

LC 3039 – Directing OECCD to promote business recruitment and expansion.

LC 3040 – Designating sites for industrial development.

LC 3041 – Establishing a task force to review streamlining the permitting process.

038

Rep. Gallegos

MOTION:  Moves LC's:  3035, 3036, 3037, 3038, 3039, 3040,  3041 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

045

Rep Hunt

States a conflict of interest relating to LC 3037.

050

 

VOTE:  7-0

 

Chair Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

057

Kimberly A Medford

Committee Administrator. Reviews LC Drafts at the request of the Auto Dealers Association, (EXHIBIT B).

LC 3270 – Adds motor vehicles with gross vehicle weight of 8500 pounds or more to the lemon law.

LC 3271 – Modifies the limitation on penalty wages for failure to pay wages on termination.

LC 3245 – Increasing the penalty for failure to deliver vehicle documents on transfer of a vehicle.

LC 3246 – Limiting the obligations for a motor vehicle owner to notify prospective buyers of previous repurchase of motor vehicle to motor vehicle repurchased for failure or inability to conform to express warranties.

073

Rep. Berger

MOTION:  Moves LC's:  3270, 3271, 3245,  3246 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

077

 

VOTE:  7-0

 

Chair Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

081

Medford

Announces that there are a few additional LC Drafts, (EXHIBIT C).

LC 3203 relating to OECDD.

LC 3205 relating to the Oregon Business Task Force.

LC 3206 relating to Oregon businesses specializing in environmental protection.

091

Rep. Richardson

States that these bills are designed to stimulate greater trade development between Oregon and China.

102

Rep. Richardson

MOTION:  Moves LC's:  3203, 3205, 3206 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

094

Rep. Richardson

Provides details on LC 3203, 3205, and 3206.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0

 

Chair Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

144

Rep. Richardson

MOTION:  Moves LC 3450 BE INTRODUCED as a committee bill.

149

Rep. Richardson

Explains LC 3450.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0

 

Chair Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

137

Chair Smith

Closes the work session and adjourns the meeting at 1:35 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

A – LC Drafts  3035 dated 2/24/03, 3036 dated 2/25/03, 3037 dated 2/24/03, 3038 dated 2/24/03, 3039 dated 2/25/03, 3040 dated 2/28/03, 3041 dated 2/26/03, Speaker Karen Minnis, 10 pp

B – LC Drafts 3245 dated 2/25/03, 3246 dated 2/28/03, 3270 dated 3/3/03, 3271 dated 3/3/03, Auto Dealers Association, 12 pp

C – LC Drafts 3203, 3205, 3206 dated 3/3/03, 3450 dated 2/28/03, Representative Dennis Richardson, 6 pp