CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON HB 2594A

 

 

July 29, 2003 Hearing Room 357

3:00 p.m. Tape 3

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Max Williams, Chair

Sen. John Minnis

Rep. Bob Ackerman

Sen. Vicki Walker

Rep. Jerry Krummel

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Bill Taylor, Counsel

                                                Patsy Wood, Office Coordinator

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 2594A  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 3, A

004

Chair Williams

Calls the conference committee to order at 3:10 p.m. and opens a work session on HB 2594A.

HB 2594A WORK SESSION

007

Chair Williams

Introduces the A6 and A9 amendments to HB 2594A which provides that certain transfers and payments of moneys by justice and municipal courts be made not later than last day of month following month in which collected (EXHIBITS A & B).  Wonders if the A8 amendments are superceded by the A9 amendments (EXHIBIT C).

013

Bill Taylor

Committee Counsel.  Notes that the A8 amendments are proposed by the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.  Describes the A6 amendments which are proposed by the Oregon State Bar.

036

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2594A-6 amendments dated 07/16/03.

039

Rep. Krummel

Suggests getting rid of the exceptions and making one broad statute dealing with expert witnesses.

045

Chair Williams

Confirms this will be explored during the interim.

048

 

VOTE:  5-0

049

Chair Williams

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

050

Taylor

Explains the A8 amendments.  Describes the A9 amendments from the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association in conjunction with Deschutes County.  Notes only one of these amendments (A8 or A9) can be adopted; they cannot be combined.

085

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2594A-9 amendments dated 07/28/03.

089

Sen. Walker

Speaks in support of the A9 amendments.

104

 

VOTE:  5-0

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

107

Chair Williams

The motion CARRIES.

111

Rep. Ackerman

MOTION:  Moves HB 2594A to the floor with the recommendation that the House CONCUR in Senate amendments dated 06/23/03 and that the bill be FURTHER AMENDED by the A6 and A9 amendments and the measure be REPASSED.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0

AYE:            5 - Rep. Ackerman, Krummel, Williams/Sen. Minnis, Walker

120

Chair Williams

The motion Carries.

REP. ACKERMAN will lead discussion on the HOUSE floor.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the SENATE floor.

129

Chair Williams

Closes the work session on HB 2594A and adjourns the meeting at 3:20 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2594A, A6 amendments, dated 7/16/03, submitted by staff, 1 pg

B – HB 2594A, A9 amendments, dated 7/28/03, submitted by staff, 4 pgs

C – HB 2594A, A8 amendments, dated 7/21/03, submitted by staff, 4 pgs