SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

April 3, 2003                                                                                                           Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                       Tapes 79 - 80

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Rick Metsger, Chair

Sen. Bruce Starr, Vice-Chair

Sen. David Nelson

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Sen. Ryan Deckert

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Amy Joyce, Committee Administrator  

Annastasia Suess, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD: SB 585 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 765 - Public Hearing

                                                SB 276 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 588 – Public Hearing

                                                Informational Meeting – Committee Chair’s Report - SAIF

                                                           

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 79, A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:09 a.m. and opens a public hearing on SB 585.

SB 585 - PUBLIC HEARING

010

Joe Gilliam

Oregon Grocery Association (OGA). Begins discussion and provides written testimony in support of SB 585 (EXHIBIT A).

030

Chris Cramer

Senior Engineer, Transportation and Engineering.  Begins slide presentation and provides materials on SB 585 (EXHIBIT B).

160

Gilliam

OGA. Elaborates on the need for SB 585.

180

Chair Metsger

Asks for clarification on testimony regarding the trip usage for local businesses.

190

Cramer

Responds and elaborates on the length of trips and data that needs to be provided regarding land use.

205

Mayor Lou Ogden

Mayor of Tualatin.  Provides testimony in opposition to SB 585.

240

Mayor Charlotte Lehan

Mayor of Wilsonville. Begins testimony in opposition to SB 585 (EXHIBIT C).

280

Carl Rohde

Councilor, Lake Oswego City Council. Provides testimony in opposition to SB 585.

340

Mayor Ogden

Provides further testimony on SB 585.

405

Mayor Lehan

Elaborates on the Wilsonville program process.

420

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 585 and opens a public hearing on SB 765.

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony for HB 585:

 

Marge Kafoury

Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT G).

 

Mary Maloy

Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT H).

 

Andrea Fogue

Submits written testimony (EXHIBITS I, J).

TAPE 80, A

SB 765 – PUBLIC HEARING

020

Bruce Warner

Director of the Department of Transportation (ODOT). Provides written testimony in opposition to SB 765 (EXHIBIT D).

145

Vice Chair B. Starr

Commends the work ODOT has done on SB 765.

200

Randy Tucker

1000 Friends of Oregon. Provides discussion written testimony in opposition to SB 765 (EXHIBIT E).

215

Andrea Fogue

League of Oregon Cities. Provides testimony in opposition to SB 765.

220

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 765 and opens a public hearing on SB 276.

SB 276 – PUBLIC HEARING

230

Monty King

Oregon Independent auto dealers association. Provides a summary of the dash one amendments to SB 276.

250

Vice Chair B. Starr

Asks for clarification of the purpose of SB 276.

255

King

Elaborates on the dealer licensing and education requirements currently in place in Oregon.

280

Regina Covington

Provides testimony in support of the dash one amendments.

290

Bill Covington

Provides testimony in support of the dash one amendments.

298

Chair Metsger

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

SB 276 – WORK SESSION

300

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 276-1 amendments dated 04/01/03.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

302

Chair

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

305

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 276 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

307

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. B. STARR will lead discussion on the floor.

314

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 276 and opens a public hearing on SB 588.

SB 588 – PUBLIC HEARING

320

Darrell Fuller

Oregon Auto Dealers Association. Provides testimony in support of SB 588 and asks for one change in the bill.

380

Chair Metsger

Asks for clarification on the clarifying language of the bill.

385

Kelly Taylor

Provides testimony in support of SB 588 with one additional change.

395

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 588 and opens an informational meeting.

INFORMATIONAL MEETING

405

Chair Metsger

Reads the Committee Chair’s report regarding the SAIF Corporation (EXHIBIT F).

TAPE 79, B

100

Chair Metsger

Continues to read the report.

250

Chair Metsger

Closes the informational hearing and adjourns the committee at 10:05 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 585, written testimony, Joe Gilliam, 2 pp

B – SB 585, slide materials, Joe Gilliam, 6 pp

C – SB 585, written testimony, Mayor Lehan, 1 p

D – SB 765, written testimony, Bruce Warner, 3 pp

E – SB 765, written testimony, Randy Tucker, 1 p

F – INFORMATIONAL, written testimony, Sen. Metsger, 7 pp

 

The following exhibits are listed out of order in the body of the tape log:

G – SB 585, written testimony, Marge Kafoury, 3 pp)

H – SB 585, written testimony, Mary Meloy, 1 p

I – SB 585, written testimony, Andrea Fogue, 1 p

J – SB 585, written testimony, Andrea Fogue, 44 pp