SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

August 13, 2003                                                                                                  Hearing Room 343

1:30 p.m.                                                                                                                              Tape 196

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. John Minnis, Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Sen. Charles Starr

Sen. Vicki Walker

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Ginny Burdick, Vice-Chair

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Craig Prins, Counsel

Patsy Wood, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           HB 3630A Work Session

                                                HB 2318A 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 196, A

002

Chair Minnis

Calls the meeting to order at 1:37 p.m.  Opens a work session on HB 3630A which provides for re-insurance for rural physicians.

HB 3630A WORK SESSION

003

Chair Minnis

Notes that there are consensus amendments on this bill (EXHIBITS A & B).

005

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3630A-7 amendments dated 06/23/03 and HB 3630A-10 amendments dated 06/25/03.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

009

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

010

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves HB 3630A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

014

Sen. Walker

Thanks everyone for their efforts on reaching a consensus on this bill. 

019

Chair Minnis

Recesses the committee to check with leadership on the subsequent referral to the Ways & Means Committee.

038

Chair Minnis

Reconvenes the committee.

 

039

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to AMEND her previous motion.  Moves HB 3630A to the floor DO PASS AS AMENDED and the subsequent referral to Ways & Means be RESCINDED.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

053

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MINNIS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

054

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 3630A and opens a work session on HB 2318A.

HB 2318A WORK SESSION

055

Craig Prins

Committee Counsel.  Explains the A18 amendments to HB 2318A which makes technical corrections to statutes relating to records (EXHIBIT C).  Notes these amendments are at the request of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) and the condominium people.

087

Sen. Walker

Asks how the issue of the condo assessment portion of the amendment was arrived at.

088

Prins

Explains that the lawyers for the condo group wanted to improve upon the language as long as the bill was still open to change.

091

Chair Minnis

Comments that the language relevant to employees was concurrent language.

096

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB  2318A-18 amendments dated 08/11/03.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

099

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

100

Prins

Explains A16 conflict amendments (EXHIBIT D).

106

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2318A-16 amendments dated 08/13/03.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

108

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

109

Prins

Explains A14 and A19 amendments (EXHIBITS E & F). 

140

Tim Martinez

Oregon Bankers Association.  Explains the need for the A14 amendments.

170

Cheryl Pellegrini

Department of Justice.  Concurs in the need for the A14 amendments.

179

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2318A-14 amendments dated 08/06/03 and HB 2318A-19 amendments dated 08/11/03.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

182

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

183

Sen. Walker

MOTION:  Moves HB 2318A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Burdick

188

Chair Minnis

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

189

Chair Minnis

Closes the work session on HB 2318A and adjourns the meeting at 1:50 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 3630A, A7 amendments dated 6/23/03, submitted by staff, 2 pgs

B – HB 3630A, A10 amendments dated 6/25/03, submitted by staff, 1 pg

C – HB 2318A, A18 amendments dated 8/11/03, submitted by staff, 1 pg

D – HB 2318A, A16 amendments dated 8/13/03, submitted by staff, 4 pgs

E – HB 2318A, A14 amendments dated 8/6/03, submitted by staff, 2 pgs

F – HB 2318A, A19 amendments dated 8/11/03, submitted by staff, 2 pgs