HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WATER

 

 

January 16, 2003   Hearing Room B

8:30 A.M.      Tapes 1 - 2

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Bob Jenson, Chair

Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Jeff Kropf, Vice-Chair

Rep. Linda Flores

Rep. Jeff Kruse

Rep. Mike Schaufler

Rep. Carolyn Tomei

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Pete Test, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            Organizational Meeting

                                                     -Adoption of Committee Rules

                                                     -Introduction of Committee Members and Staff

 

 

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 1, A

005

Chair Jenson

Calls meeting to order at 8:40 am. Explains background and objectives of committee. Opens organizational meeting.

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

021

Rep. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules

                     dated 1/16/03 (EXHIBIT A).

022

Chair Jenson

Explains proposed amendments to Committee Rules.

051

Rep. Tomei

Asks why rules are being proposed.

057

Chair Jenson

Explains why rules are being proposed.

070

Rep. Dingfelder

Asks if similar rules have been adopted elsewhere.

082

Chair Jenson

Responds and offers further explanation of proposed Committee Rules.

094

Rep. Tomei

Expresses concern about proposed Committee Rules.

113

Rep. Kruse

Expresses support for proposed Committee Rules.

143

Rep. Flores

Speaks in favor of adopting proposed Committee Rules.

158

Chair Jenson

Explains necessity of proposed Committee Rules.

190

Rep. Tomei

Expresses concern with proposed Committee Rules.

202

Rep. Kropf

Explains importance of proposed Committee Rules.

244

Rep. Dingfelder

Expresses concern regarding proposed Committee Rules.

255

Rep. Kruse

Expresses support for proposed Committee Rules.

275

 

VOTE:  5-2

AYE:               5 - Flores, Kropf, Kruse, Schaufler, Jenson

NAY:               2 - Dingfelder, Tomei

280

Chair Jenson

The motion CARRIES.

291

Chair Jenson

House District 58. Introduces himself and explains intentions for committee.

388

Rep. Flores

House District 51. Introduces herself.

421

Rep. Tomei

House District 41. Introduces herself.

TAPE 2, A

013

Rep. Kropf

House District 17. Introduces himself.

053

Rep. Dingfelder

House District 45. Introduces herself.

089

Rep. Kruse

House District 7. Introduces himself.

150

Rep. Schaufler

House District 48. Introduces himself.

181

Rep. Kropf

Declares possibility of potential conflict of interests regarding committee work.

193

Chair Jenson

Emphasizes importance of committee work.

265

Mike Reiley

Committee Assistant. Introduces himself.

293

Pete Test

Committee Administrator. Introduces himself.

313

Chair Jenson

Explains future committee work. Adjourns meeting at 9:35 am.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Committee Rules, staff, 3 pp