SENATE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

February 10, 2003   Hearing Room  B

3:00 PM Tape 11

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Tony Corcoran, Chair

Sen. John Minnis, Vice-Chair

Sen. Bruce Starr

Sen. Vicki Walker

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Mark Ellsworth, Committee Administrator

Heather Gravelle, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD: HB 2175 – Public hearing and work session

HB 2140A – Public hearing and work session

HB 2170 – Public hearing

 

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 11, A

005

Chair Corcoran

Calls the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. Opens public hearing on HB 2175.

HB 2175 – PUBLIC HEARING

015

Mark Ellsworth

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 2175.

025

Colonel Mike Caldwell

Oregon Military Department Deputy Director. Testifies in support of HB 2175. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT A).

050

Chair Corcoran

Inquires how HB 2175 would allow free use of Oregon National Guard facilities.

055

Caldwell

Responds.

085

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on HB 2175. Opens work session on HB 2175.

HB 2175 – WORK SESSION

090

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves HB 2175 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

095

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

100

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on HB 2175. Opens public hearing on HB 2140 A.

HB 2140 A – PUBLIC HEARING

105

Mark Ellsworth

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 2140 A.

110

Layne Sawyer

State Archives Division. Testifies in support of HB 2140 A. Provides letter from Roy C. Turnbaugh, State Archivist, for the record. (EXHIBIT B).

130

James Hamrick

Parks and Recreation Department. Testifies in support of HB 2140 A.

135

Sen. Walker

Inquires why it has taken so long to make changes.

140

Hamrick

Responds.

145

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on HB 2140 A. Opens work session on HB 2140 A.

HB 2140 A – WORK SESSION

150

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves HB 2140 A to floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

155

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

165

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on HB 2140 A. Opens public hearing on HB 2170.

HB 2170 – PUBLIC HEARING

175

Mark Ellsworth

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of HB 2170.

180

Jack Kenny

Housing and Community Services. Testifies in support of HB 2170. Provides written testimony (EXHBIT C).

190

Kenny

Explains HB 2170 would rename the Manufactured Dwelling Park Ombudsman to the office of Manufactured Dwelling Park Community Relations.

200

Chair Corcoran

Clarifies an Ombudsman, is an advocate for the people.

210

Sen. Walker

Agrees and comments the Manufactured Dwelling community does want an Ombudsman.

220

Kenny

Responds.

275

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on HB 2170. Adjourns meeting at 3:30 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2175, written testimony, Mike Caldwell, 2 pp

B – HB 2140A, written testimony, Roy Turnbaugh, 1 p

C – HB 2170, written testimony, Jack Kenny, 2 pp