SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

February 18, 2003                                                                                                   Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                                Tape 30 

 

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:  SB 246 - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                       SB 174 - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                       SB 276 - Public Hearing 

 

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 30, A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:08 a.m. and opens a public hearing on SB 246.

SB 246 - PUBLIC HEARING

010

Kelly Taylor

Department of Transportation, ODOT. Summarizes the purpose of SB 246. Provides written testimony in support of SB 246 (EXHIBIT A).

025

Chair Metsger

Asks how the legislature can strengthen the length of time an SR 22 must be in effect.

040

Taylor

Answers and elaborates.

045

Chair Metsger

Asks for clarification.

050

Taylor

Elaborates.

052

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 246 and opens a work session on SB 246.

SB 246 - WORK SESSION

060

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 246 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

070

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

072

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

Sen. Metsger will lead discussion on the floor.

075

Chair Metsger

Closes work session on SB 246 and opens a public hearing on SB 174.

SB 174 - PUBLIC HEARING

080

Paul Donheffner

Director of the State Marine Board. Provides written testimony in support of SB 174 (EXHIBIT B).

095

Chair Metsger

Closes public hearing on SB 174 and opens a work session on SB 174.

SB 174 - WORK SESSION

100

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 174 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

102

 

VOTE:  4-0

110

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. NELSON will lead discussion on the floor.

112

Chair Metsger

Closes public hearing on SB 174 and opens a work session on SB 276.

SB 276 - PUBLIC HEARING

120

Taylor

ODOT. Provides written testimony opposed to SB 276 (EXHIBIT C).

190

Vice Chair B. Starr

Asks about the problem the bill is addressing.

195

Taylor

Responds.

198

Vice Chair B. Starr

Inquires about average numbers of dealers educated.

200

Taylor

Responds and elaborates.

225

Chair Metsger

Asks for clarification about the advisory committee.

230

Taylor

Answers.

235

Chair Metsger

Asks about additional interested parties to the bill.

240

Taylor

Answers.

245

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 276 and adjourns the meeting at 8:26 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 246, written testimony, Kelly Taylor, 1 p

B – SB 174, written testimony, Paul Donheffner, 2 pp

C – SB 276, written testimony, Kelly Taylor, 1 p