SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

June 09, 2003                                                                                                      Hearing Room 343

8:00 AM                                                                                                                     Tapes 156-157

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. John Minnis, Chair

Sen. Ginny Burdick, Vice-Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Sen. Charles Starr

Sen. Vicki Walker

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Bill Taylor, Counsel

Jane Bodenweiser, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           HB 2756A Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2811A Work Session

                                                HB 2727 Work Session

                                                HB 2422 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 156, A

003

Chair Minnis

Calls the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m. and opens a public hearing on HB 2756A.

HB 2756A PUBLIC HEARING

012

Peter Deuel

Oregon District Attorneys Association.  Testifies in support of HB 2756A that modifies provisions relating to relief from requirement to report as sex offender based on juvenile adjudication.

062

Sen. Ringo

Asks about the 5-year period to petition for relief.

071

Deuel

Explains two windows of opportunity to file for relief.

077

Sen. Ringo

Asks why there needs to be a deadline.

080

Deuel

Says the record gets stale after a period of time.

099

Sen. Ringo

Asks what kind of evidence is needed for filing a petition.

102

Deuel

Gives examples of evidence.

158

Sen. Starr

Believes that relaxing the requirement to get relief is important.

187

Sen. Ringo

Asks what the purpose is of registration of sex offenders.

196

Deuel

Thinks that people have an interest in being aware of offenders in their communities.  Says it is also an issue of public safety.

265

Sen. Ringo

Expresses concern about juveniles having to be registered sex offenders and the damage it causes to the juvenile.

308

Kelly Skye

Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.  Testifies in support of HB 2756A.

335

Sen. Ringo

Says he believes there should be an opportunity for relief without a deadline.

352

Skye

Says she agrees.  Discusses the need for registration.

414

Sen. Walker

Would like to see court-appointed counsel available.

426

Skye

Says at this time the cost is too great, but would like to see this addressed again when there are funds available.

TAPE 157, A

020

Dan Malin

Oregon State Police Sex Offender Registration Unit.  Submits testimony and testifies in support of HB 2756A (EXHIBIT A).

080

Chair Minnis

 

Expresses his concerns about the number of juveniles registered.  Wonders about how predatory offenders are identified.

096

Chair Minnis

Closes the public hearing on HB 2756A and opens a work session.

HB 2756A WORK SESSION

107

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves HB 2756A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

110

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

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

119

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2756A and opens a work session on HB 2811A.

HB 2811A WORK SESSION

125

Bill Taylor

Committee Counsel.  Introduces HB 2811A that expands definition of minimum care with regard to non-ambulatory livestock animals for purposes of certain criminal statutes, and the –A3 amendments (EXHIBIT B).

148

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2811A-A3 amendments dated 5/19/03.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

152

Vice Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

153

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves HB 2811A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

155

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

160

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2811A and opens a work session on HB 2727.

HB 2727 WORK SESSION

167

Bill Taylor

Committee Counsel.  Introduces HB 2727 that requires property owner to give notice to law enforcement agency before entering contaminated property.

175

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves HB 2727 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

177

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

182

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2727 and opens a work session on HB 2422.

HB 2422 WORK SESSION

187

Bill Taylor

Committee Counsel.  Introduces HB 2422 that creates offense of failure to yield to traffic patrol member, and the -1 amendments (EXHIBIT C).

190

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2422-1 amendments dated 5/9/03.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

193

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

195

Vice Chair Burdick

MOTION:  Moves HB 2422 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0

197

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. RINGO will lead discussion on the floor.

236

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2422 and adjourns the meeting at 8:55 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 2756A, written testimony submitted by Dan Malin, 2 pp

B – HB 2811A, -A3 amendments submitted by staff, 2 pp

C – HB 2422, -1 amendments submitted by staff, 1 p