SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

April 29, 2003                                                                                                      Hearing Room 343

8:00 am                                                                                                                     Tapes 112 - 113

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. John Minnis, Chair

Sen. Ginny Burdick, Vice-Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Sen. Charles Starr

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Vicki Walker

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Bill Joseph, Counsel

                                                Bill Taylor, Counsel

Jane Bodenweiser, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           HB 2425A Public Hearing

                                                HB 2682A Public Hearing

HB 2314 Work Session

                                                HB 2316 Work Session

                                                HB 3107A 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 112, A

004

Chair Minnis

Calls the meeting to order at 8: 20 a.m. and opens a public hearing on HB 2425A.

HB 2425A PUBLIC HEARING

006

Keith Kutler

Department of Justice.  Submits testimony and testifies in support of HB 2425A that exempts from disclosure under public records law public body’s plan in connection with threat against individual or public safety (EXHIBIT A).

111

Christy Monson

League of Oregon Cities. Introduces John Nelson and Wayne McFarland.

120

John Nelson

City Manager, Corvallis, Oregon.  Testifies in support of HB 2425A.

150

Chief Wayne McFarlin

Chief of Police, McMinnville, OR.  Submits testimony and testifies in support of HB 2425A (EXHIBIT B).

166

Monson

Submits testimony and testifies in support of HB 2425A (EXHIBIT C).

202

Chair Minnis

Asks counsel if this bill is moving parts of existing chapters around.

193

Bill Taylor

Committee Counsel.  Says, yes, and explains that it was legislative counsel’s suggestion for clarification purposes.

221

Chair Minnis

Asks about existing language on page 3, line 14 that includes the word “would.”

245

Kutler

Explains that the word is currently in statute.

302

Vice Chair Burdick

Agrees with the way this section is written.

336

Paul Snider

Association of Oregon Counties.  Testifies in support of HB 2425A.

350

Dave Fiskum

Oregon Association of Broadcasters.  Testifies in support of HB 2425A.

373

Chair Minnis

Closes the public hearing on HB 2425A and opens a public hearing on HB 2682A.

HB 2682A PUBLIC HEARING

400

John McCulley

Oregon Association of Mortgage Brokers.  Submits testimony and testifies in support of HB 2682A that requires criminal background check of loan originators (EXHIBIT D).

TAPE 113, A

029

Chair Minnis

Asks about codifying the law.

031

McCulley

Believes it is not necessary.

039

Chair Minnis

Asks if records are returned automatically.

037

McCulley

Says it is standard practice to return records to the consumer.

050

Chair Minnis

Closes the public hearing on HB 2682A and opens a work session on HB 2314 that requires criminal background check of loan originators.

HB 2314 WORK SESSION

055

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves HB 2314 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Walker

058

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

063

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2314 and opens a work session on HB 2316 that repeals law that makes abolishment of Board of Trustees of Children’s Trust Fund contingent upon certain conditions.

HB 2316 WORK SESSION

065

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves HB 2316 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Walker

070

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. C. STARR will lead discussion on the floor.

075

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2316 and opens a public hearing on HB 3107A.


 

HB 3107A PUBLIC HEARING

077

Larry Hatch

Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency.  Submits testimony and testifies in support of HB 3107A that expands basis for disclosure of confidential or nonpublic subscriber information of telecommunications utility to include providing public notice of emergency (EXHIBIT E).

113

Chair Minnis

Closes the public hearing on HB 3107A and adjourns the meeting at 8:55 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2425A, written testimony submitted by Keith Kutler, 2 pp

B – HB 2425A, written testimony submitted by Wayne McFarlin, 1 p

C – HB 2425A, written testimony submitted by Christy Monson, 1 p

D – HB 2682A, written testimony submitted by John McCulley, 2 pp

E – HB 3107A, written testimony submitted by Larry Hatch, 1 p