SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

July 9, 2003                                                                                                             Hearing Room B

1:30 PM                                                                                                                                Tape  83

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Bev Clarno, Co-chair, Presiding

                                                Sen. Kate Brown, Co-chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson, Vice-chair

Sen. Ginny Burdick, Vice-chair

Sen. Roger Beyer

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Tony Corcoran

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

Jeana Harrington, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           SCR 8 – Public Hearing and Work Session

Executive Appointments

      Trustees of the State Library

            Douglas Henrichs

            Freda Vars

      Outdoor Youth Program Advisory Board

            Margaret Wolf

      State Housing Council

            Marguerite LaMont

            Buz Ortiz

      State Board of Pharmacy

            Linda Howrey

Work Session – Consideration of legislative concepts for drafting and introduction

 

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 83, A

003

Co-chair Clarno

Calls meeting to order at 1:38 P.M. Opens public hearing on SCR 8.

SCR  8 – PUBLIC HEARING

007

Jim Stembridge

Committee Administrator. Summarizes SCR 8, which honors Major General Donald N. Anderson in naming joint emergency operations and military center in Salem, Oregon, “Donald N. Anderson Readiness Center”.

009

Colonel Mike Caldwell

Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department (OMD). Testifies in support of SCR 8. Introduces his colleagues.

023

Major General Alexander Bargin

OMD. Testifies in support of SCR 8. Speaks on the appropriateness of the center in honoring Major General Anderson.

051

Brigadier General, Staryl Austin

OMD. Testifies in support of SCR 8. States he served with General Anderson. Provides account of General Anderson’s handling of the issues surrounding the Governor’s Emergency Command Center. Speaks on the events related to the Columbus Day Flood of 1964. Believes the center is a suitable tribute to General Anderson.

108

Sen. Burdick

Requests what happened to General Anderson’s counterpart.

110

B.G. Austin

Accounts for the other general who served with General Anderson.

122

Co-chair Clarno

Recalls the flood of 1964.

125

M.G. Bargin

Invites the committee to tour the center. Informs the committee of the departments the center houses.

140

B.G. Austin

Remarks.

147

Co-chair Clarno

Appreciates the comments. Opens a work session on SCR 8.

SCR 8 – WORK SESSION

150

Sen. Brown

MOTION:  Moves SCR 8 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

152

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Corcoran

 

Co-chair Clarno

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. COURTNEY will lead discussion on the floor.

154

Co-chair Clarno

Closes work session on SCR 8. Opens work session on Executive Appointments.  

WORK SESSION

164

Sen. Brown

MOTION: Moves that the appearances be waived and that the committee recommend the following appointments and reappointments be confirmed by the Senate, with multiple appointments made to a single board or commission to be considered en bloc:

TRUSTEES OF THE STATE LIBRARY – APPOINTMENT OF DOUGLAS HENRICHS, AND 

                     REAPPOINTMENT OF FREDA VARS (EXHIBIT A)

OUTDOOR YOUTH PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD – REAPPOINTMENT OF MARGARET

                     WOLF (EXHIBIT B)

STATE HOUSING COUNCIL – APPOINTMENT OF MARGUERITE LAMONT, AND 

                     REAPPOINTMENT OF BUZ ORTIZ (EXHIBIT C)

STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY – APPOINTMENT OF LINDA HOWREY (EXHIBIT D)

170

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Corcoran

 

Co-chair Clarno

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

179

Co-chair Clarno

Closes work session on Executive Appointments. Opens work session for consideration of legislative concepts for drafting and introduction.

WORK SESSION

180

Jim Stembridge

Committee Administrator. Informs the committee of the drafting request, which allows for the reincarnation of HB 2881 (EXHIBIT E).

188

Sen. Brown

MOTION: Moves legislative concept 1, requested by staff, BE APPROVED FOR DRAFTING  by Legislative Counsel and BE INTRODUCED as a committee bill.

192

Co-chair Clarno

Remarks.

197

 

VOTE:  5-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Corcoran

 

Co-chair Clarno

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

208

Co-chair Clarno

Recesses meeting at 1:54 P.M.

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215

Co-Chair Clarno

Reopens meeting at 1:55 P.M. Decides HB 3631A will be carried over to July 15, 2003. Adjourns meeting at 1:55 P.M.  

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Trustees of the State Library, Staff and Governor’s Office, 12 pp.

B – Outdoor Youth Program Advisory Board, Staff and Governor’s Office, 5 pp.

C – State Housing Council, Staff and Governor’s Office, 13 pp.

D – State Board of Pharmacy, Staff and Governor’s Office, 10 pp.

E – Legislative Concepts, memorandum, Staff, 1 p