SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

April 10, 2003                                                                                                         Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                              Tapes 85

 

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 471 – Work Session

                                                SB 289 -  Work Session

                                                SB 764 – Work Session

                                                SB 15 - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 508 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 589 - Public Hearing

                                                SB 664 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 707 - 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 85, A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:20 a.m. and opens a work session on SB 471.

SB 471 – WORK SESSION

005

Bob Russell

President, Oregon Trucking Association (OTA). Provides a summary of the dash three amendments.

020

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 471-3 amendments dated 04/01/03.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

025

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

030

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 471 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

035

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. METSGER will lead discussion on the floor.

051

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 471 and opens a work session on SB 289.

SB 289 – WORK SESSION

053

Sen. Jason Atkinson

District 2. Provides a summary of the dash six amendments to SB 289.

075

Kelly Taylor

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Concurs with Sen. Atkinson.

082

Chair Metsger

Clarifies the sunset clause in the amendments.

090

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 289-6 amendments dated 04/09/03.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

092

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

095

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 289 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Deckert

098

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. COURTNEY AND SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

100

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 764 and opens a work session on SB 764.

SB 764 – WORK SESSION

107

Chair Metsger

Summarizes the dash two amendments to SB 764.

110

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 764-2 amendments dated 04/04/03.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

112

Chair

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

115

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 764 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

120

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

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

125

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 764 and opens a public hearing on SB 15.

SB 15 – PUBLIC HEARING

130

Shawn Miller

National Association of independent insurers.  Provides testimony in support of SB 15.

155

Kelly Taylor

ODOT. Briefly summarizes the purpose of the amendments to SB 15.

185

Chair Metsger

Asks for clarification on judgments relating to motor vehicles only.

189

Taylor

Confirms.

 

Chair Metsger

Closes public hearing on SB 15 and opens up a work session on SB 15.

SB 15 – WORK SESSION

192

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 15-1 amendments dated 04/09/03.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

193

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

195

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 15 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Judiciary by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

198

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

208

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 15 and opens a public hearing on SB 508.

SB 508 – PUBLIC HEARING

210

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 508 and opens a public hearing on SB 598.

SB 598 – PUBLIC HEARING

215

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 598 and opens a public hearing on SB 664.

SB 664 – PUBLIC HEARING

220

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 664 and opens a public hearing on SB 707.

SB 707 – PUBLIC HEARING

225

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 707 and adjourns the committee at 8:38 a.m.