SENATE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

February 17, 2003                                                                                                   Hearing Room B

3:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                Tape 12

 

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:           SB 346                 Public Hearing

                                                SB 365                 Public Hearing

                                                                 Measure Introduction

                                                HB 2170    Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2169    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 12, A

005

Chair Corcoran

Calls the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m. Opens public hearing on SB 346.

SB 346 – PUBLIC HEARING

021

Chair Corcoran

Explains SB 346 will not be heard today. Closes public hearing on SB 346. Opens public hearing on SB 365.

SB 365 – PUBLIC HEARING

040

Mark Ellsworth

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of SB 365.

050

Brian Delashmutt

Association of Oregon Corrections Employees. Testifies in support of SB 365.

065

Gary Harkins

Association of Oregon Corrections Employees .Testifies in support of SB 365. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT A).

120

Sen. Minnis

Inquires why the Department of Corrections is not testifying.

125

Chair Corcoran

Responds.

130

Mary Botkin

AFSME. Comments no official position on this bill.

160

Chair Corcoran

States all three unions should be involved before proceeding.

165

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on SB 365. Opens work session on measure introduction.

MEASURE INTRODUCTION

175

Chair Corcoran

Introduces LC draft 1321 regarding state owned vehicles.

190

Sen. Starr

MOTION: Moves to introduce LC 1321 as a committee bill.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

195

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

200

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on measure introduction. Opens public hearing on HB 2170.

HB 2170 – PUBLIC HEARING

201

Mark Ellsworth

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of HB 2170.

205

Jack Kenny

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

210

Chair Corcoran

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

HB 2170 – WORK SESSION

215

Sen. Starr

MOTION: Moves HB 2170 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

220

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. CORCORAN will lead discussion on the floor.

225

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves HB 2170 to be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

230

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

235

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on HB 2170. Opens public hearing on HB 2169.

HB 2169 – PUBLIC HEARING

245

Mark Ellsworth

Committee Administrator. Provides overview of HB 2169.

260

Jack Kenny

Housing and Community Services. Testifies in support of HB 2169. Provides written testimony (EXHIBIT C).

300

Sen. Minnis

Inquires where the principal comes from.

305

Kenny

Responds.

310

Sen. Minnis

Comments on the language on line five.

320

Kenny

Agrees.

335

Sen. Minnis

States the language is a repeat of what already exists.

340

Kenny

Agrees. Comments Legislative Counsel attempting to clean up the language.

410

Chair Corcoran

Closes public hearing on HB 2169. Opens works session on HB 2169.

HB 2169 – WORK SESSION

415

Sen. Minnis

MOTION: Moves HB 2169 to floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0

420

Chair Corcoran

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

425

Chair Corcoran

Closes work session on HB 2169. Adjourns meeting at 3:35 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 365, written testimony, Gary Harkins, 2 pp

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

C – HB 2169, written testimony, Jack Kenny, 2 pp