HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

 

 

April 01, 2005 Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M.          Tape  36

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. George Gilman, Chair

Rep. Terry Beyer, Vice-Chair

Rep. Chuck Burley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Deborah Boone

Rep. Dave Hunt

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:             Rep. Scott Bruun

Rep. Kim Thatcher

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  John Houser, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 2680 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2741 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2825 – 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 36, A

003

Chair Gilman

Calls the meeting to order at 1:10 p.m. Opens a public hearing on

HB 2680.

HB 2680 – PUBLIC HEARING

006

John Houser

Committee Administrator. Introduces HB 2680.

016

Chair Gilman

Closes the public hearing on HB 2680 and opens a work session on

HB 2680.

HB 2680 – WORK SESSION

020

Rep. Boone

MOTION:  Moves HB 2680 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Bruun, Thatcher

 

Chair Gilman

The motion CARRIES.

REP. NELSON will lead discussion on the floor.

030

Chair Gilman

Closes the work session on HB 2680. Opens a public hearing on

HB 2741.

HB 2741 – PUBLIC HEARING

035

John Houser

Committee Administrator. Introduces HB 2741.

045

Jim Gardner

Hertz Corporation. Explains the -1 amendments (EXHIBIT A). Notes that the bill is intended to apply only to passenger vehicles purchased by rental car companies. Proposes that the changes be made in the Senate committee.

078

Rep. Burley

Asks if the intent is for both passenger cars and vans.

083

Robin Freeman

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Answers that it would refer to motor vehicles as defined under ORS 803.420, subsection 1.

088

Rep. Burley

Points out the language redundancy in the -1 amendments.

092

Rep. Hunt

Asks for an estimated fiscal impact.

094

Gardner

Estimates that the fiscal impact is approximately $10,000-20,000.

107

Chair Gilman

Asks if the $1 fee could be changed in the future if necessary.

109

Gardner

Agrees to address the fee structure in future legislative sessions.

114

Chair Gilman

Closes the public hearing on HB 2741 and opens a work session on

HB 2741.

HB 2741 – WORK SESSION

125

Rep. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2741-1 amendments dated 3/30/05.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Bruun, Thatcher

 

Chair Gilman

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

130

Rep. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves HB 2741 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Bruun, Thatcher

 

Chair Gilman

The motion CARRIES.

REP. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

132

Chair Gilman

Closes the work session on HB 2741. Opens a public hearing on

HB 2825.

HB 2825 – PUBLIC HEARING

137

John Houser

Committee Administrator. Introduces HB 2825.

145

Robin Freeman

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Submits and reads prepared testimony in support of HB 2825 (EXHIBIT B).

185

Rep. Burley

Thanks Ms. Freeman for clarifying HB 2825.

195

Rep. Hunt

Asks if ODOT has anticipated updating license plates to include seven digits.

204

Lana Cully

Vehicle Programs Manager, ODOT. Responds that it will not be necessary for the next 30 years.

219

Chair Gilman

Closes the public hearing on HB 2825. Opens a work session on HB 2825.

HB 2825 – WORK SESSION

125

Rep. Hunt

MOTION:  Moves HB 2825 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Bruun, Thatcher

 

Chair Gilman

The motion CARRIES.

REP. BRUUN will lead discussion on the floor.

242

Chair Gilman

Closes the work session on HB 2825. Adjourns the meeting at 1:31 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2741, -1 amendments, staff, 3 pp
  2. HB 2825, prepared testimony, Robin Freeman, 1 p