SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

February 25, 2003                                                                                               Hearing Room 343

3:00 pm                                                                                                                         Tapes 13 - 14

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Jason Atkinson, Vice-chair, Presiding

Sen. Ginny Burdick, Vice-chair

Sen. Roger Beyer

Sen. Tony Corcoran

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Kate Brown, Co-chair

Sen. Bev Clarno, Co-chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Jim Stembridge,  Committee Administrator

Pam Cox,  Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           HCR 2A – Public Hearing

                                                Introduction of Committee Measures - 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 13, A

000

 

(Tape not used.  Recording begins at counter #185.)

185

Chair Atkinson

Calls meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.  Opens public hearing on
HCR 2A.

HCR 2A – PUBLIC HEARING

198

Rep. Tim Knopp

District 54.  Testifies in favor of HCR 2A, which recognizes February 6th of each year as Ronald Reagan Day.

260

Sen. Beyer

Asks how old he was at the time Reagan was campaigning.

277

Rep. Knopp

Explains his recollections.

289

Seth Karpinski

City of Eugene, Salem Legislative Relations Office.  Testifies in opposition to HCR 2A.  States many other Presidents do not have a day named after them, and points out the negative issues that arose while President Reagan was in office.

420

Vice-chair Atkinson

Expresses desire not to wait until he is deceased.

TAPE 14, A

001

Karpinski

Responds things were very different in the times of President Washington and President Lincoln.

019

Sen. Corcoran

Suggests amending and making the bill bipartisan.

024

Sen. Burdick

Comments on information brought to the committee and gives appreciation to those discussing their issues.

040

Chair Atkinson

Closes public hearing and opens work session on introduction of committee measures.

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEASURES - WORK SESSION

055

Jim Stembridge

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes LC 2469, LC 2470, and
LC 2544.

073

Sen. Corcoran

MOTION:  Moves LC 2469, LC 2470, and LC 2544 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

074

 

VOTE:  4-0

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. Clarno, Sen. Brown

 

Vice-chair Atkinson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

075

Vice-chair Atkinson

Closes work session on committee measures.  Adjourns committee meeting at 3:20 p.m.

 

EXHIBITS

 

None submitted