SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

June 12, 2003                                                                                                         Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                   Tapes 114 - 115

 

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: HB 2011 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2501A - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3548A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3579 - 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, 114A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:08 a.m. and opens a public hearing on HB 3548.

HB 3548 - PUBLIC HEARING

007

Rep. Dennis Richardson

District 4.  Provides testimony in support of HB 3548.

045

Mike Doyle

Director, International Division of Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission. Provides testimony in support of HB 3548 and provides written testimony (EXHIBIT A).

055

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 3548 and opens a work session on HB 3548.

HB 3548 – WORK SESSION

060

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB  3548 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

069

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Nelson

072

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

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

074

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 3548 and opens a public hearing on HB 2501A.

HB 2501A – PUBLIC HEARING

076

Troy Costales

Safety Division, Oregon Department of Transportation.  Begins testimony in support of HB 3501A and provides presentation material (EXHIBITS B, C, D, E).

157

Chair Metsger

Asks about the speed limit requirements of HB 2501A.

165

Costales

Answers and elaborates on the process for cities to change interstate highway speed limits.

183

Chair Metsger

Comments on the dash four amendments (EXHIBIT F).

203

Sen. Deckert

Asks how the term ‘adequate law enforcement’ could be defined.

207

Costales

States there is a review panel that determines adequate highway safety, as well as a GAP study that monitors and recommends based on the data studied.

226

Rep. Randy Miller

District 37.  Provides testimony in support of HB 2501A without amendments.

283

Chair Metsger

Comments on the conflict amendments that have been advised by Legislative counsel.

295

Rep. Miller

Clarifies his objection  to the dash four amendments, not the dash five.

298

Sen. Deckert

Asks if it is the opinion the House will not pass the bill with the dash four amendments.

305

Rep. Miller

States he does believe it will fail.

308

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2501A and opens a work session on HB 2501A.

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony for HB 2501A:

 

Christine Hagerbaumer

Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT M).

 

Jim Anderson

Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT N).

HB 2501A – WORK SESSION

311

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2501A-5 amendments dated 06/12/03.      (EXHIBIT G)

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 - Nelson

325

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

330

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2501A 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 – Nelson

337

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

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

340

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2501A and opens a public hearing on HB 2011.

HB 2011 – PUBLIC HEARING

345

Bruce Anderson

Office of House Speaker Karen Minnis.  Provides testimony in support of HB 2011 and introduces the dash four amendments to HB 2011 (EXHIBIT H).

TAPE 115, A

060

Anderson

Continues to summarize the need for HB 2011.

113

Sen. B. Starr

States the current budget talks will not provide OECDD the opportunity of the bill’s intent and asks if the Speaker has taken this into consideration.

124

Anderson

Comments and elaborates on the bill’s intent.

144

Sen. B. Starr

Comments on the inability of the legislature to provide the appropriate tools for HB 2011.

179

Anderson

Agrees.

180

Chair Metsger

Comments on the lack of funds for personnel.

181

Anderson

States a desire to submit three local citizen letters for the record (EXHIBITS I, J, K).

189

Doris Penwell

OECDD.  Provides testimony in support of HB 2011.

208

Sen. Deckert

States a concern of this bill becoming a long term strategy should the budget come together.

230

Penwell

States positively, this direction can become a long term direction.

265

Jon Chandler

Legislative Advocates.  Provides testimony in support of HB 2011.

350

Gordon Fultz

Association of Oregon Counties.  Provides testimony in support of HB 2011.

363

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2011 and opens a work session on HB 2011.

HB 2011 – WORK SESSION

370

Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2011A-4 amendments dated 05/21/03.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

EXCUSED:  1 – Nelson

380

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

390

Sen. Vice Chair B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2011A 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 – Nelson

400

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. METSGER will lead discussion on the floor.

415

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2011 and opens a public hearing on HB 3579.

HB 3579 – PUBLIC HEARING

440

Rep. Wayne Scott

District 39.  Provides testimony in support of HB 3579 and introduces the dash one amendments (EXHIBIT L).

455

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 3579 and adjourns the committee at 9:05 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – HB 3548, written testimony, Michael Doyle, 1 p

B – HB 2501A, written testimony, Troy Costales, 1 p

C – HB 2501A, presentation material, Troy Costales, 1 p

D – HB 2501A, presentation material, Troy Costales, 1 p

E – HB 2501A, presentation material, Troy Costales, 1 p

F – HB 2501, dash four amendments, 1 p

G – HB 2501, dash five amendments, 10 pp

H – HB 2011, dash four amendments, Bruce Anderson, 1 p

I – HB 2011, written testimony, Bruce Anderson, 1 p

J- HB 2011, written testimony, Bruce Anderson, 1 p

K – HB 2011, written testimony, Bruce Anderson, 2 pp

L – HB 3579, dash one amendments, Rep. Wayne Scott, 2 pp

 

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

 

M – HB 2501, written testimony, Christine Hagerbaumer, 1 p

N – HB 2501A, written testimony, Jim Anderson,  2 pp