HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

May 11, 2005 Hearing Room C

9:00 A.M. Tapes  62 - 63

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Patti Smith, Chair

Rep. Brian Boquist, Vice-Chair

Rep. Arnie Roblan, Vice-Chair

Rep. Terry Beyer

Rep. Chuck Burley

Rep. Mark Hass

Rep. Mac Sumner

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Patrick Brennan, Committee Administrator

Jania Zeeb, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

HB 3082 – Work Session

SB 177 A – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 694 – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 318 A – 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 62, A

003

Chair P. Smith

Calls the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m. and opens a Work Session on HB 3082.

HB 3082 – WORK SESSION

007

Rep. Boquist

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of reconsidering the vote on HB 3082.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Hass

 

Chair P. Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

014

Rep. Boquist

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which the committee passed HB 3082.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Hass

 

Chair P. Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

020

Rep. Boquist

MOTION:  Moves HB 3082 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the Committee on Revenue BE RESCINDED and BE REFERRED to the committee on Budget.

 

 

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  1 - Hass

 

Chair P. Smith

The motion CARRIES.

031

Chair P. Smith

Closes the work session on HB 3082 and opens a public hearing on   SB 177 A.

SB 177-A – PUBLIC HEARING

040

Patrick Brennan

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes SB 177 A.

049

Charlie Stone

Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF).  Submits prepared testimony in support of SB 177-A (EXHIBIT A).

084

Rep. Burley

Asks why the word state was removed from the first draft of the bill.

091

Stone

Discusses why the word was removed in the Senate committee.

100

Chair P. Smith

Closes the public hearing on SB 177-A and opens a work session.

SB 177 A – WORK SESSION

105

Rep. Boquist  

MOTION:  Moves SB 177-A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

Chair P. Smith

The motion CARRIES.

117

Chair P. Smith

Closes the work session on SB 177-A and opens a public hearing on SB 694.

SB 694 – PUBLIC HEARING

120

Patrick Brennan

Committee Administrator.  Discusses the -1 amendments      (EXHIBIT B).

132

Sen. Roger Beyer

Senate District 9.  Testifies in support of the amendments.  Talks about the need for the amendments.

154

Rep. Roblan

Asks if part of the issue is that there are multiple organizations that offer these services.  Inquires if that will be dealt with in rule.

157

Sen. Beyer

Answers that at least two organizations are known of, but there could be more, therefore it is better to let the department define it by rule.  Comments that they want to be able to allow for longer hunt, and not restricted by hunt times, so the child can go when they are physically able to. 

176

Al Elkins

Oregon Hunters Association (OHA).  Introduces Danny Benson.

196

Danny Benson

Ambassador, Hunt of a Lifetime.  Submits prepared testimony in support of SB 694 (EXHIBIT C)

234

Rick Peabody

Shares his experience hunting with his son, who has cancer.  Discusses how the experience with the Hunt of a Lifetime organization helped his son.  Talks about the fact that a small fever can ruin such an opportunity for a sick child. 

271

Sterling Peabody

Discusses his experience and the benefits of the program. 

282

Rep. Roblan

Asks if it was a deer, elk or antelope that Mr. S. Peabody was hunting and if he was successful.

283

S. Peabody

Answers that it was a deer and that he was successful.

293

Roy Elicker

Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Testifies in support of SB 694 and the -1 amendment.

310

Chair P. Smith

Closes the public hearing on SB 694 and opens a work session.

SB 694 – WORK SESSION

313

Rep. Roblan

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 694-1 amendments dated 5/3/05.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Burley, Hass

 

Chair P. Smith

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

327

Rep. Roblan

MOTION:  Moves SB 694 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

Chair P. Smith

The motion CARRIES.

REP. SUMNER will lead discussion on the floor.

330

Chair P. Smith

Closes the work session on SB 694 and opens a public hearing on      SB 318-A.

SB 318-A – PUBLIC HEARING

340

Patrick Brennan

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes SB 318-A.

382

Marcia Keith

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).  Submits prepared testimony in support of SB 318-A (EXHIBIT E)

TAPE 63, A

019

Lori Makinen

Veterinary Board.  Discusses the amendments that were passed in the Senate committee.  Submits prepared testimony in support of SB 318-A (EXHIBIT F).

030

Chair P. Smith

Closes the public hearing and opens a work session on SB 318-A.

SB 318 A – WORK SESSION

032

Rep. Boquist

MOTION:  Moves SB 318A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

Chair P. Smith

The motion CARRIES.

042

Chair P. Smith

Closes the work session on SB 318-A.

045

Chair P. Smith

Asks Rep. Burley for an update on the work group related to HB 2929.

046

Rep. Burley

Answers that there was a meeting and they are working on the issue.

060

Chair P. Smith

Adjourns the meeting at 9:37 a.m.

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

  1. SB 177, prepared testimony, Charlie Stone, 3 pp
  2. SB 694, -1 amendments, staff, 4 pp
  3. SB 694, prepared testimony, Danny Benson, 6 pp
  4. SB 694, prepared testimony, Roy Elicker, 1 p
  5. SB 318 A, prepared testimony, Marcia Keith, 2 pp
  6. SB 318 A, prepared testimony, Lori Makinen, 1 p