SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH POLICY

 

 

April 29, 2003                                                                                                         Hearing Room B

1:00 p.m.                                                                                                                       Tapes 67 - 68

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Bill Morrisette, Chair

Sen. Bill Fisher, Vice-Chair

Sen. John Minnis

Sen. Frank Shields

Sen. Charles Starr

Sen. Vicki Walker

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Marjorie Taylor, Administrator

Saranelle Allen, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           SB 630 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 708 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 709 – 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 67, A

008

Chair Morrisette

Convenes meeting at 1:18 p.m. and opens a public hearing on SB 630.

SB 630 – PUBLIC HEARING

020

Marjorie Taylor

Administrator.  Explains the bill, and the -2, -3, -5, -6 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

044

Gary Schnabel

Executive Director, Oregon Board of Pharmacy.  Testifies that SB 630 creates no new authority, and it does not create any new data.   Main reason to bring to the legislature is for funding for a new program, and the other is for a process to protect the information.

 

 

Submits written response to concerns expressed from the March 27, 2003 hearing (EXHIBIT B).

098

Schnabel

Gives brief explanation of -2, -3 ,and  -5, amendments.

 

Sen. Fisher

Asks for clarification on dispensing and prescribing physicians.

125

Schnabel

Advises each amendment is written as a stand alone document.  Reviews the -6 amendment which is written to correct a misprint in the bill.

 

Allan Dulwick

Member of the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.  Here to answer questions.

140

Andrea Meyer

ACLU.  Testifies in opposition to the bill, and expresses concern on the data collection and how the data would be used.  Reviews a section of the bill which allows release of data to a Federal agency.

 

Meyer

Testifies further on use of any data for end of life treatment.

177

Sen. Minnis

Asks question on release of data.

 

Chair Morrisette

Closes public hearing on SB 630.  Advises we will review and may return for further action.

SB 708 – PUBLIC HEARING

204

Marjorie Taylor

Explains the bill and the -1 amendment (EXHIBIT C).

220

Martin Taylor

Oregon Nurses Association.  Testifies in support of SB 708, and the -1 amendments.

 

Tom Holt

Oregon State Pharmacists Association.  States his support of the bill and the amendments as written.  

 

Gary Schnabel

Executive Director, Oregon Board of Pharmacy.  Testifies in opposition to SB 708 and 709, and the proposed -1 amendments (EXHIBIT D).  Reviews dispensing concerns between nurses and pharmacists.

350

Allan Dulwick

Oregon State Pharmacists.  Speaks on concerns with dosing and the drug utilization review being done by nurse practitioners vs. pharmacists.

 

Chair Morrisette

Closes public hearing and opens a work session on SB 708.

SB 708 – WORK SESSION

362

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 708-1 amendments dated 04/25/03.

364

 

VOTE:  5-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Shields *

 

Chair Morrisette

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

369

Sen. Minnis

MOTION:  Moves SB 708 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

370

 

VOTE:  5-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Shields

 

Chair Morrisette

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

388

Chair Morrisette

Closes work session on SB 708 and opens a public hearing on SB 709.

SB 709 – PUBLIC HEARING

393

Marjorie Taylor

Explains the bill and the -1 amendment (EXHIBIT E).

425

Martin Taylor

Oregon Nurses Association.  Advises “ditto”, as the amendment is the same as on SB 708, and the difference is that we’re not dealing with clinical nurse specialists.

455

Tom Holt

Oregon State Pharmacists Association.  Concurs with the amendment and content of the bill.  Thanks Charlie Cheek for his help in developing these amendments.

Tape 68, A

010

Sue Davidson

Clinical Specialist.  Submits written testimony in support of SB 709 (EXHIBIT F).

044

Teresa T. Goodell

Licensed Clinical Nurse Specialist.  Testifies in support of SB 709. 

088

Chair Morrisette

Closes public hearing, and opens a work session on SB 709.

 

SB 709 – WORK SESSION

095

Sen. Fisher

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 709-1 amendments dated 04/25/03.

102

 

VOTE:  5-0

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Shields

 

Chair Morrisette

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

105

Sen. Fisher

MOTION:  Moves SB 709 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

107

 

VOTE:  5-1        SEE TAPE AT 110.

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

EXCUSED:  1 – Sen. Shields

 

Chair Morrisette

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MORRISETTE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

110

Chair Morrisette

MOTION:  Requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow SEN. SHIELDS to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the motion to move SB 709 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

113

Chair Morrisette

VOTE:  6-0

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

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. MORRISETTE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

Chair Morrisette

Closes work session on SB 709 and adjourns meeting at 1:55 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 630, proposed -2, -3, -5, -6 amendments, Gary Schnabel, 5 pp.

B – SB 630, written testimony, Gary Schnabel, 5 pp.

C – SB 708, proposed -1 amendment, Martin Taylor & Tom Holt, 2 pp.

D – SB 709, written testimony, Gary Schnabel, 3 pp.

E – SB 709, proposed -1 amendment, Martin Taylor & Tom Holt, 2 pp.

F – SB 709, written testimony, Sue Davidson, 1 p.