HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

 

 

May 21, 2003 Hearing Room E

1:30 PM      Tapes  108

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Alan Brown, Chair

Rep. John Mabrey Vice-Chair

Rep. Jackie Dingfelder

Rep. George Gilman

Rep. Mitch Greenlick

Rep. Cliff Zauner

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:            Rep. Elizabeth Beyer, Vice-Chair

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Janet Adkins, Administrator

Ryan Sherlock, Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 3582 – Work Session

                                                SB 180A – 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 108, A

003

Chair Brown

Calls meeting to order at 8:10 a.m., and opens a work session on HB 3582.

HB 3582 – WORK SESSION

010

Rep. Dave Hunt

House District 40. Offers testimony in support of HB 3582, and introduces the proposed -1 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

040

Rep. Dingfelder

Asks about the funding in the bill.

045

Rep. Hunt

Comments on the current funding methods.

055

Rep. Dingfelder

Clarifies that the League of Oregon Cities is in support of the bill with the -1 amendments.

060

Rep. Hunt

Explains that he does not know of any opposition to the bill, and further discusses the compromise of the -1 amendments.

065

Rep. Mabrey

Clarifies specific language in the bill, which would require the Association of Oregon Counties, a non governmental entity, to participate on the work group.

075

Rep. Hunt

Offers an explanation for the wording in question.

085

Bill Penhollow

Association of Oregon Counties. Offers testimony regarding HB 3582, with support for the -1 amendments. Points out that, while this is a mandate on local governments, this should not set a precedence for mandating the AOC.

135

Rep. Zauner

Points out that the issue has been unsolved for some twenty years.

140

Rep. Mabrey

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3582-1 amendments dated 05/21/03.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Beyer

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

145

Rep. Mabrey

MOTION:  Moves HB 3582 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means  BE RESCINDED.

150

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Beyer

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

REP. HUNT will lead discussion on the floor.

155

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 3582, and opens a work session on SB 180A.

SB 180A – WORK SESSION

160

Chair Brown

Explains his intent to keep the bill alive by sending it along, with its subsequent referral, to the Committee on Ways and Means.

175

Rep. Greenlick

MOTION:  Moves SB 180A with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

180

Rep. Zauner

Expresses his concern whether all the counties would be affected.

185

 

VOTE:  6-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Beyer

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

190

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on SB 180A.

195

Committee

Discusses the upcoming schedule for the committee.

200

Rep. Greenlick

Expresses concern for the lack of funding for the Cascade Rail Project, and asks whether there will be an opportunity to address this issue.

205

Chair Brown

Indicates that this concern can be addressed on Wednesday when the Committee meets again. Adjourns the meeting at 1:56 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 3582, -1 amendments, Staff, 2 pp.