HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

February 03, 2005   Hearing Room B

8:30 A.M.            Tape 12

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Vicki Berger, Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mac Sumner, Vice-Chair

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Caralyn Fischer, Committee Administrator

Linda K. Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                HB 2087 - Public Hearing

HB 2115 - Public Hearing

HB 2173 - 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 12, A

004

Chair Berger

Calls the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m. and opens the public hearing on     HB 2087.

HB 2087 – PUBLIC HEARING

008

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator. Reviews what HB 2087 does.

016

John Jackley

Executive Officer for the Highway Division, Oregon Department of Transportation. Submits prepared testimony (EXHIBIT A) in support of HB 2087. Explains that HB 2087 is a streamlining bill and describes the surplus property process.

037

Chair Berger

Asks how many leases the department has.

038

Jackley

Answers about one or two a year.

040

Rep. Sumner

Inquires if it is a long and involved process to get approval from the Department of Administrative Services (DAS).

045

Jackley

Answers no, but there are forms to fill out and letters that go back and forth. States this bill is a step toward streamlining.

047

Chair Berger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2087 and opens the public hearing on HB 2115.

HB 2115 – PUBLIC HEARING

052

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator. Reviews what HB 2115 does.

062

John Jackley

Executive Officer for the Highway Division, Oregon Department of Transportation. Submits prepared testimony (EXHIBIT B) in support of HB 2115. Explains that the primary beneficiary is the private sector and the taxpayers. Explains what current law allows in the disposition of real property and provides an example.

093

Rep. George Gilman

House District 55. States that this bill will enable all local governments to have the same maintenance facility. Urges support of HB 2115.

104

Rep. Buckley

Asks if there is anything in the bill that requires the exchange to be determined by fair market value.

109

Jackley

Answers yes, they are required to get the best possible value.

111

Rep. Esquivel

Asks if a fee appraisal is done before the property is sold.

123

Jackley

Answers yes, there is an extensive process.

124

Chair Berger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2115 and opens the public hearing on HB 2173.

HB 2173 – PUBLIC HEARING

126

Caralyn Fischer

Reviews what HB 2173 does.

129

Floyd Lanter

Administrator, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities, Department of Consumer and Business Services. Submits and reads prepared testimony in support of HB 2173 (EXHIBIT C)

142

Lanter

Reviews digital signature certification authority.

195

Lanter

Reviews the voluntary registry of international trade consultants. Believes that this is being duplicated in the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department (OECDD).

229

Chair Berger

States that these functions are being done in another agency.

239

Chair Berger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2173 and adjourns the meeting at 8:51 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2087 prepared testimony, John Jackley, 2 pp
  2. HB 2115 prepared testimony, John Jackley, 2 pp
  3. HB 2173 prepared testimony, Floyd Lanter, 4 pp