Conference Committee on SB 1039

 

 

June 22, 2005 Hearing Room D

4:30 P.M.             Tape 1

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Vicki Walker, Chair

                                                Sen. Jeff Kruse

                                                Sen. Charlie Ringo

                                                Rep. John Dallum

                                                Rep. Linda Flores

                                                Rep. Arnie Roblan

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

Kellie Whiting, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                SB 1039 – 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

002

Chair Walker

Calls the meeting to order at 4: 35 p.m. and opens a work session on SB 1039A. 

SB 1039A – WORK SESSION

013

Marjorie Taylor

Committee Administrator.  Explains SB 1039A.  Refers to and explains the -A6 amendments (EXHIBIT A), the -A7 amendments    (EXHIBIT B) and the -A8 amendments (EXHIBIT C). 

031

Devin Lion

Representing Portland Bible College.  Explains that he can answer any questions. 

039

Alan Contreras

Office of Degree Authorization.  Explains the language and intent of the -A8 amendments (EXHIBIT C). 

074

Sen. Ringo

Asks for the number of schools the religious exemption applies to.

076

Contreras

Responds it applies to ten current schools and applies to five or six new applicant schools.  

086

Sen. Ringo

Asks for the reason behind the dollar cap on fees.  

091

Contreras

Responds about the fee structure for applicants. 

100

Lion

Concurs. 

109

Sen. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves SB 1039A to the floor with the recommendation that the Senate CONCUR in House amendments dated 6/6/05 and that the bill be FURTHER AMENDED by the –A8 amendments and the measure be REPASSED.

112

 

VOTE:  6-0-0

 

Chair Walker

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER and REP. FLORES will lead discussion on the floor.

115

Chair Walker

Closes the work session on SB 1039 and adjourns the meeting at     5:00 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1039A, -A6 amendments, staff, 1 p
  2. SB 1039A, -A7, amendments, staff, 3 pp
  3. SB 1039A, -A8, amendments, staff, 3 pp