HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

May 03, 2005 Hearing Room B

8:30 A.M.          Tape  46

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Vicki Berger, Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mac Sumner Vice-Chair

Rep. Kevin Cameron

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

Rep. Brad Witt

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Caralyn Fischer, Committee Administrator

Jania Zeeb, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

HB 2348 – Work Session

HB 3301 A – 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 46, A

003

Chair Berger

Calls the meeting to order at 8:37 a.m. and opens a work session on HB 2348.

HB 2348 – WORK SESSION

005

Rep. Sumner

MOTION:  Moves HB 2348 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Elections and Rules by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

Chair Berger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

012

Chair Berger

Closes the work session on HB 2348 and opens a public hearing on HB 3301.

HB 3301 A – PUBLIC HEARING

014

Cara Fischer

Committee Administrator.  Summarizes HB 3301 A.

031

Chair Berger

Inquires if this legislation is necessary in a county that does not have a boundary commission.

035

Fischer

Responds that she will do research (EXHIBIT B).

038

Tony Bieda

Lane County Government.  Explains why the legislation is necessary.  Discusses what HB 3301 A would do. 

075

Bieda

Talks about the benefits on HB 3301 and what would be involved if the bill passes.

104

Chair Berger

Asks about the amendments.

106

Bieda

Discusses the –A2 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

124

Chair Berger

Inquires if they would need this legislation if they did not have a boundary commission.

128

Bieda

Responds that the sunset of the boundary commission in Lane County would substantially mitigate the need for this legislation.

139

Chair Berger

Asks if they have accounted for the fees and assessments that would be paid to the boundary commission as a result of HB 3301 A.

146

Bieda

Answers that they have not. 

153

Chair Berger

Closes the public hearing on HB 3301 A and adjourns the meeting at 8:50 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3301 A, -A2 amendments, staff, 4 pp
  2. HB 3301 A, letter, staff, 1 p