SENATE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

January 27, 2003                                                                                                     Hearing Room B

3:00 PM                                                                                                                              Tapes 5-6

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Tony Corcoran, Chair

Sen. John Minnis, Vice-Chair

Sen. Bruce Starr

Sen. Vicki Walker

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Celia Núñez-Flores, Committee Administrator

Heather Gravelle, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           SB 157 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 193 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 170 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 171 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 209 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 210 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 211 Public Hearing and 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 5, A

005

Chair Corcoran

Calls the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m. Opens public hearing on SB 157.

SB 157 – PUBLIC HEARING

030

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of SB 157.

035

John Mangis

Director of Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs. Testifies in support of SB 157. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT A).

070

Chair Corcoran

Inquires if there is any opposition to SB 157.

075

Mangis

Responds no opposition and complete support of the veteran community.

080

Sen. Minnis

Inquires if the deletion of language was intended.

085

Mangis

Responds.

125

Sen. Minnis

Comments a judge will read it based on the plain meaning of words in law.

135

Mangis

Responds.

170

Sen. Starr

Points out the bill states “authorized,” not required.

200

Chair Corcoran

Suggests Mr. Mangis write a summary of the language change, and indicate what the intent is.

240

Jim Willis

Legislative Commission Chair for American Legion. Testifies in support of SB 157.

250

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 157. Opens work session on SB 157.

SB – 157 WORK SESSION

255

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 157 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

265

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

270

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 157. Opens public hearing on SB 193.

SB – 193 PUBLIC HEARING

280

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of SB 193.

300

Jon Mangis

Director of Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs. Testifies in support of SB 193. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT B).

345

Sen. Minnis

Inquires why there is an emergency clause.

355

Mangis

Responds to ensure it will take effect on loans currently pending.

405

Jim Willis

Legislative Commission Chair for American Legion. Testifies in support of SB 193.

425

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 193. Opens work session on SB 193.

SB 193 – WORK SESSION

430

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 193 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

435

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

437

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 193 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

438

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection declares the motion CARRIED.

440

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 193. Opens public hearing on SB 170.

SB 170 – PUBLIC HEARING

445

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator Provides overview of SB 170.

450

Brenda Rocklin

Director of the Oregon Lottery. Testifies in support of SB 170. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT C).

455

Rocklin

Explains SB 170 clarifies anyone under 21 may not play a video lottery game.

TAPE 6, A

SB 170 – WORK SESSION

075

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 170 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

080

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. STARR will lead discussion on the floor.

081

Sen. Starr

MOTION: Moves SB 170 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

083

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

085

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 170. Opens public hearing on 171.

SB 171 – PUBLIC HEARING

091

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of SB 171.

095

Brenda Rocklin

Director of the Oregon Lottery. Testifies in support of SB 171. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT D).

145

Tim Steiner

Oregon State police. Testifies in support of SB 171.

175

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 171. Opens work session on SB 171.

SB 171 – WORK SESSION

200

Sen. Starr

MOTION: Moves SB 171 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

200

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. CORCORAN will lead discussion on the floor.

205

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 171 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

208

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

210

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 171. Opens public hearing on SB 209.

SB 209 – PUBLIC HEARING

215

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of SB 209.

220

Carol Halford

Administrator of the Oregon Board of Architect examiners. Testifies in support of SB 209. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT E).

225

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 209. Opens work session on SB 209.

SB 209 – WORK SESSION

245

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 209 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

250

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

255

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 209 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

260

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

265

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 209. Opens public hearing on SB 210.

SB 210 – PUBLIC HEARING

270

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of SB 210.

275

Carol Halford

Administrator of the Oregon Board of Architect examiners. Testifies in support of SB 210. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT F).

320

Sen. Walker

Inquires about fees.

325

Halford

Responds.

335

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 210.Opens work session on SB 210.

SB 210 – WORK SESSION

345

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 210 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

350

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

355

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 210 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

360

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

365

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 210. Opens public hearing on SB 211.

SB 211 – PUBLIC HEARING

370

Celia Núñez-Flores

Committee Administrator. Provides overview on SB 211.

375

Carol Halford

Administrator of the Oregon Board of Architect examiners. Testifies in support of SB 211. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT G).

380

Chair Corcoran

Inquires purpose of bill.

385

Halford

Responds.

400

Sen. Minnis

Asks about liability of architects who don’t perform their work.

405

Halford

Responds.

410

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 211. Opens work session on SB 211.

TAPE 5, B

SB 211 – WORK SESSION

005

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 211 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

015

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

020

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves SB 211 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

022

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

025

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on SB 211. Adjourns meeting at 4:45 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 157, written testimony, John Mangis, 2 pp

B – SB 193, written testimony, John Mangis, 2 pp

C – SB 170, written testimony, Brenda Rocklin, 1 p

D – SB 171, written testimony, Brenda Rocklin, 1 p

E. – SB 209, written testimony, Carol Halford, 3 pp

F – SB 210, written testimony, Carol Halford, 7 pp

G – SB 211, written testimony, Carol Halford, 3 pp