SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

April 23, 2003                                                                                                         Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                              Tapes 99

 

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 890– Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2853 A - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3151 - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3014 – Public Hearing and 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 99, A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:02 a.m. and opens a public hearing on SB 890.

SB  890 - PUBLIC HEARING

012

Keith Leavitt

Port of Portland.  Provides summary and written testimony in support of SB 890 (EXHIBIT A).

065

Dianne Perry

Project Manager, Lower Columbia River.  Summarizes the history and the purpose of SB 890.

105

Tom Byler

Natural Resource Office, Governor’s Office. Provides testimony in support of SB 890. Describes the timelines on the project proposed by SB 890.

130

Don Schulenburg

Oregon Farm Bureau.  Reads written testimony in support of SB 890 (EXHIBIT B).

150

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 890 and opens a work session on SB 890.

SB 890 – WORK SESSION

155

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 890 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

160

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

168

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 890 and opens a public hearing on HB 2853 A.

HB 2853 A - PUBLIC HEARING

170

Chair Metsger

Summarizes the intent of HB 2853 A. States the sponsor of the bill is unable to attend the public hearing today, but has asked that the bill be moved.

178

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2853 A and opens a work session on HB 2853 A.

HB 2853 A – WORK SESSION

180

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2853 A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

184

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. METSGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2853 A and opens a public hearing on HB 3151.

HB 3151 - PUBLIC HEARING

190

Marcia Keith

Clear-Channel Communications.  Provides summary and written testimony in support of HB 3151 (EXHIBIT C).

225

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 3151 and opens a work session on HB 3151.

HB 3151 – WORK SESSION

227

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 3151 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

232

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

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

240

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 3151 and opens a public hearing on HB 3014.

HB 3014 - PUBLIC HEARING

245

Keith Leavitt

Port of Portland. Provides summary and written testimony in support of HB 3014 (EXHIBIT D).

265

Chair Metsger

Asks for clarification on the distribution of federal funds.

275

Leavitt

Provides the distribution process.

285

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 3014 and opens a work session on HB 3014.

HB 3014 – WORK SESSION

287

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 3014 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0

289

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. DECKERT will lead discussion on the floor.

292

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 3151 and adjourns the committee at 8:25 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 890, written testimony, Keith Leavitt, 2 pp

B – SB 890, written testimony, Don Schellenberg, 1 p

C – HB 3151, written testimony, Marcia Keith, 1 p

D – HB 3014, written testimony, Keith Leavitt, 1 p

E – SB 890, written testimony, Joan Plank, 2 pp (did not testify)

F – HB 3151, written testimony, Mike Kirby, 1 p  (did not testify)