SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

January 21, 2003                                                                                                     Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                                  Tape 1

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Rick Metsger, Chair

Sen. Bruce Starr, Vice-Chair

Sen. Ryan Deckert

Sen. David Nelson

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Amy Joyce, Committee Administrator

Annastasia Suess, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           Organizational Meeting

 

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 1, A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:02 AM.  Opens Organizational Meeting.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

010

Chair Metsger

States that the committee is scheduled to meet Monday through Thursday at 8 a.m.  Introduces Amy Joyce, the Committee Administrator.

025

Sen. Deckert

Introduces himself.  Expresses interest in the Oregon Committee on Knowledge and Educational Development packet.

030

Sen. Nelson

Introduces himself.

040

Vice Chair B. Starr

Introduces himself.

060

Chair Metsger

Shares his thoughts on the potential issues coming before the committee. Provides an overview of the committee work plan and introduces the proposed Committee Rules (EXHIBIT A).

115

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

122

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

140

Amy Joyce

Committee Administrator. Explains the agenda items for the next two weeks.

162

Chair Metsger

Explains the House Transportation set-up, and how it interlinks with this committee.

192

Sen. Nelson

States that the focus of the Governor is Economic Development.

210

Chair Metsger

Agrees.

215

Sen. Deckert

Comments on similar committee discussions, in special sessions. Mentions potential speakers for future committee meetings.

225

Chair Metsger

Agrees, suggest names be given to the Administrator for scheduling.  Closes organizational meeting and adjourns the committee at 8:19 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Rules, proposed Committee Rules, Staff, 2 pp