HOUSE COMMITTEE ON REVENUE

 

 

July 6, 2005 Hearing Room C

2:00 P.M.         Tape 198

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Tom Butler, Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger, Vice-Chair

Rep. Mark Hass, Vice-Chair

Rep. Brian Boquist

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Larry Galizio

Rep. Betty Komp

Rep. Andy Olson

Rep. Chuck Riley

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                                                Mary Ayala, Economist

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

SB 283 – 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.

 

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Speaker

Comments

TAPE 198, A

003

Chair Butler

Calls the meeting to order at 2:01 p.m. Opens a work session on        SB 283.

SB 283 – WORK SESSION

007

Rep. Berger

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which SB 283 was sent to the House floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

010

Rep. Berger

Withdraws her motion.

012

Rep. Berger

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RECONSIDERING the vote on SB 283.

017

Rep. Hass

Asks why the bill is being reconsidered.

018

Chair Butler

Explains that in the amendment process, language from SB 31 was eliminated. Asks if amendments have been received.

021

Paul Warner

Legislative Revenue Officer. Answers yes.

023

Chair Butler

Describes the forthcoming amendment.

026

Rep. Hass

Asks about the status of SB 31.

027

Chair Butler

Answers that it is set for third reading on the House floor.

029

Rep. Hass

Asks if SB 31 could be moved back to committee.

031

Bruce Warner

Explains that SB 31 would have to be moved back from the House floor and notes the time considerations for taking action on the bill.

037

Rep. Berger

Asks if the amendment to SB 283 will address the issue with SB 31.

040

Warner

Answers yes and notes that it is the amendment that is being worked on.

044

Rep. Hass

Asks when the House Committee on Revenue will meet again to pass the bill to the House floor.

046

Chair Butler

Answers that he is not sure when the committee will meet again and notes that the language issue is significant, but was overlooked in the committee process.

050

Warner

Explains the options for committee meetings.

055

Rep. Boquist

Asks if the -1 amendment is the amendment in question.

057

Chair Butler

Answers no.

061

Rep. Hass

Asks what the alternative would be to taking no action on the bill.

063

Chair Butler

Explains the legislative time considerations and the effect on the bill.

074

Rep. Hass

Expresses concern about the relating clause of the bill and the future of the bill.

079

Chair Butler

Answers that he is unsure of the direction of the bill. Discusses that the House Committee on Revenue is better suited than other committees to provide the vetting process for the bill.

100

Rep. Komp

Asks if SB 283 has a subsequent referral to another committee.

102

Chair Butler

Answers that the bill will go directly to the House floor.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

Chair Butler

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

118

Rep. Berger

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which SB 283 was passed to the House floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

125

Rep. Boquist

Clarifies that the bill is being reconsidered to bring an amendment forth that addresses an issue regarding the language in SB 31.

127

Chair Butler

Answers yes.

129

Rep. Komp

Asks what the previous vote was in committee.

131

Chair Butler

Answers that it was passed out of committee on a unanimous vote.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

Chair Butler

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

141

Chair Butler

Explains the forthcoming amendment. Asks if the bill can be heard earlier than Sunday, July 10 at 5:00 p.m.

160

Warner

Answers that the bill can be heard at another time with permission of the Speaker of the House.

178

Chair Butler

Closes the work session on SB 283. Adjourns the meeting at 2:15 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

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