CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 2020

 

 

August 25, 2003   Hearing Room D

8:00 PM Tape 1

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Tim Knopp, Chair

                                                Rep. Allen Brown

                                                Rep. Greg Macpherson

                                                Sen. Tony Corcoran

                                                Sen. John Minnis

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Mark Ellsworth, Committee Administrator

                                                Linda Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE HEARD:                     HB 2020 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 1, A

003

Chair Knopp

Calls the meeting to order at 8:17 p.m. and opens the work session on HB 2020.

WORK SESSION

008

Mark Ellsworth

Informs the committee about the HB 2020B-27 amendments,        (EXHIBIT A).

015

Dave Heynderickx

Senior Deputy Legislative Counsel. Reviews the significant changes on  page 2, lines 8 – 11; page 3, line 28; and page 4, line 11.

048

Sen. Minnis

Asks does this apply to “equal to or better than”.

050

Heynderickx

Answers that the “equal to or better than” has remained untouched in these amendments.

Continues to review significant changes, line 22.

074

Heynderickx

Continues to review, page 5, Section 44b; and Section 44c.

098

Heynderickx

Continues to review, Section 44d, the statement of legislative intent, and Section 44e regarding start up costs.

106

Heynderickx

Continues to review, page 7, line 25 fiscal impact statement requirement for all bills that increase employer contributions; page 8, line 13 provides three plan options for people who are elected or appointed to the legislative assembly.

146

Heynderickx

Section 46b, page 9 is the provision for existing members of the legislative assembly. Section 46c provides for the Oregon Growth Plan changes.

191

Heynderickx

Continues to review, page 12, 46c provides that legislators who are appointed or elected from here on out will go the 1.67% instead of the 2%.

190

Heynderickx

Concludes with the final change on the last page.

217

Sen. Corcoran

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2020B-27 amendments dated 8/25/03.

218

 

VOTE:  5-0

 

Chair Knopp

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

225

Sen. Corcoran

MOTION:  Moves HB 2020 to the floor with the recommendation that the House CONCUR in Senate amendments dated 07/02/03 and that the bill be FURTHER AMENDED by the -27 amendments and the measure be REPASSED.

239

 

VOTE:  5-0

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

 

Chair Knopp

The motion CARRIES.

MACPHERSON will lead discussion on the House floor. CORCORAN AND MINNIS will lead discussion on the Senate floor.

231

Chair Knopp

Adjourns the committee at 8:35 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A. HB 2020B-27 amendments dated, 8/25/03, staff, 18 pp