HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

March 15, 2005   Hearing Room B

8:30 A.M.           Tape 26

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Vickie Berger, Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mac Sumner, Vice-Chair

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

Rep. Brad Witt

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Caralyn Fischer, Committee Administrator

Jania Zeeb, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HB 2674 – Work Session

                                                HB 2738 – Work Session

                                                HB 2115 – 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 1, A

003

Chair Berger

Calls the meeting to order at 8:34 a.m. and opens the work session on HB 2674.

HB 2674 – WORK SESSION

012

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes HB 2674.

026

Rep. Buckley

Comments on the level of cooperation on HB 2674.

029

Rep. Sumner

Expresses the belief that making books available for education and entertainment will increase fiscal impact for the state.

040

Rep. Cameron

MOTION:  Moves HB 2674 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

043

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. CAMERON will lead discussion on the floor.

The following material is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

Nan Heim

Oregon Library Association.  Submits prepared testimony in support of HB 2674 (EXHIBIT B).

046

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HB 2674 and opens a work session on HB 2738.

HB 2738 – WORK SESSION

049

Cara Fisher

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes HB 2738.

058

Rep. Sumner

MOTION:  Moves HB 2738 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

067

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

Chair Berger

The motion CARRIES.

REP. SUMNER will lead discussion on the floor.

071

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HB 2738 and opens the work session on HB 2115.

HB 2115 – WORK SESSION

075

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes HB 2115, and explains the -1 Amendments (EXHIBIT A)

094

Mike Marsh

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).  Introduces John Jackley. 

101

John Jackley

Discusses the -1 amendments. 

123

Marsh

Comments on the work with the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) on the -1 amendments.

138

Rep. Esquivel

Asks them to explain the procedure for exchanging property in regards to HB 2115.  Asks if they would use a request for proposal (RFP).

146

Marsh

Responds that they would use an RFP. 

150

Rep. Galizio

Inquires about the $5,000 needed for implementation.

154

Marsh

Explains what the money would go toward.

162

Rep. Buckley

Asks if they will report on the outcome of HB 2115 during the 2007 legislative session.

166

Marsh

Answers that they will report on the program next session.

173

Chair Berger

Comments on her concern with unintended consequences.  States that in theory it is agreed that this is a good idea. 

084

Rep. Buckley

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2115 -1 amendments dated 03/08/05.

087

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

191

Rep. Buckley

MOTION:  Moves HB 2115 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

193

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BUCKLEY will lead discussion on the floor.

195

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HB 2115 and adjourns the meeting at 8:49 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2115, -1 amendments, staff, 3 pp
  2. HB 2674, prepared testimony, Nan Heim, 1 p