SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

July 14, 2003                                                                                                           Hearing Room B

1:30 PM                                                                                                                                 Tape 86

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Kate Brown, Co-chair, presiding

Sen. Bev Clarno, Co-chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson Vice-chair

Sen. Ginny Burdick Vice-chair

Sen. Tony Corcoran

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Roger Beyer

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Jan McComb, Committee Administrator

Romy Dye, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD: Work Session – Consideration of legislative concepts for drafting and introduction

                                                SB 906 – 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 86, A

005

Co-chair Brown

Calls the meeting to order at 1:36 PM. Opens a work session for consideration of legislative concepts for drafting and introduction.

WORK SESSION

007

Sen. Clarno

Provides an overview of measure drafting request and introduction. Submits written material (EXHIBIT A).

011

Sen. Clarno

MOTION:  Moves legislative concepts 1 through 3, presented by staff, BE APPROVED FOR DRAFTING by Legislative Counsel and BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

015

 

VOTE:  4-0

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. Beyer, Sen. Burdick

 

Co-chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

018

Sen. Brown

Closes the work session on legislative concepts and opens a work session on SB 906.

SB 906 – WORK SESSION

020

Jan McComb

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of SB 906 with -4 amendments. Presents -4 amendments dated 7/11/03 and -2 amendments dated 7/8/03 (EXHIBITS B, C).

035

Shawn Miller

Associated Builders and Contractors. Provides an explanation of the -4 amendments.

050

Sen. Clarno

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 906-4 amendments dated 7/11/03.

055

 

VOTE:  5-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Beyer

 

Co-chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

070

Sen. Atkinson

Discusses mechanical engineers. Notes this is a consensus bill and ask to take that issue and see if it can be worked out.  

085

Sen. Atkinson

Clarifies it was stated last week that the Building Codes Division has the authority to address the -1 amendments on inspection of row houses. Asks what the plans are to resolve the situation.

088

Mark Long

Administrator, Building Codes Division. Responds that is correct. Comments a discussion has already began. Feels comfort in being able to reach agreement on issue raised with time provided.

100

Co-chair Brown

Recesses meeting at 1:45 PM.

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105

Co-chair Brown

Reconvenes the meeting at 1:47 PM.

105

Sen. Clarno

MOTION:  Moves SB 906 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

110

Sen. Clarno

Withdraws motion.

125

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 906-2 amendments dated 7/8/03.

130

 

VOTE:  4-0

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. Beyer, Sen. Corcoran

 

Co-chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

135

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves SB 906 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

Sen. Burdick

Expresses appreciation to Senator Atkinson for proposing the -2 amendments.

140

 

VOTE:  4-0

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. Beyer, Sen. Corcoran

 

Co-chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

155

Co-chair Brown

Closes the work session on SB 906. Adjourns the meeting at 1:52 PM.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A –Legislative Concepts, memorandum, staff, 1 p

B –SB 906-4 amendments dated 7/11/03, staff, 1 p

C –SB 906-2 amendments dated 7/8/03, staff, 7 pp