SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

June 02, 2005                                                                                                         Hearing Room B

1:30 P.M.                                                                                                                               Tape 80

Corrected 10/18/05

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Rick Metsger, Chair

Sen. Bruce Starr, Vice-Chair

Sen. Ryan Deckert

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Sen. Jason Atkinson

                                                Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator

James Goulding, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HJR 29 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2078 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2389A – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 671 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2200A –Reconsideration and Work Session

HB 2604A –Reconsideration and Work Session

HB 2117A – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2074 – 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 80, A

003

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 1:35 p.m.  Opens a public hearing on HJR 29.

HJR 29 – PUBLIC HEARING

005

Chair Metsger

Discusses the provisions of the measure.  Closes the public hearing on HJR 29.  Opens a work session on HJR 29.

HJR 29 – WORK SESSION

010

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HJR 29 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue.

012

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

014

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HJR 29.  Opens a public hearing on HB 2078, HB 2389A, and SB 671.

HB 2078, HB 2389A, SB 671 – PUBLIC HEARING

017

Chair Metsger

Discusses the details of HB 2078, HB 2389A, and SB 671.   Closes the public hearing on HB 2078, HB 2389A, and SB 671.  Opens a work session on HB 2078, HB 2389A, and SB 671.

HB 2078, HB 2389A, SB 671 – WORK SESSION

023

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2078, HB 2389A, and SB 671 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Rules.

026

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

027

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2078, HB 2389A, and SB 671.  Opens a work session for the possible reconsideration of HB 2200A.

HB 2200A – RECONSIDERATION AND WORK SESSION

030

Theresa Van Winkle

Committee Administrator.  States that the measure is back before them as conflicts were discovered with the bill.  Notes the -A5 conflict amendments before the committee (EXHIBIT A).

034

Craig Smith

Construction Contractor’s Board.  Explains the conflict with HB 2075 and submits written testimony (EXHIBIT B). 

041

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RECONSIDERING the vote on HB 2200A.

043

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

047

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which HB 2200A moved to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

050

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

051

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2200A-A5 amendments dated 6/1/05.

053

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

056

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2200A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

057

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. B. STARR will lead discussion on the floor.

059

Chair Metsger

Closes work session on HB 2200A.  Opens a work session for the possible reconsideration of HB 2604A.

 

 

HB 2604A – RECONSIDERATION AND WORK SESSION

060

Chair Metsger

States again that conflicts were found with the measure after it passed out of committee to the floor.

062

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RECONSIDERING the vote on HB 2604A.

064

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

066

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which HB 2604A moved to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

068

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

070

Chair Metsger

Asks if anyone wishes to address the conflicts.

072

Jana Jarvis

Oregon Association of Realtors.  Voices where the conflicts occurred and recommends the adoption of the –A8 amendments (EXHIBIT C).

085

Sen. B. Starr

Considers that these accomplish the same purpose as the prior –A6 amendments.

087

Van Winkle

Clarifies that the –A8 amendments include the –A6 amendments.

090

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2604A-A8 amendments dated 6/1/05.

093

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

094

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2604A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

096

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. METSGER will lead discussion on the floor.

098

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2604A.  Opens a public hearing on HB 2117A.

HB 2117A – PUBLIC HEARING

100

Van Winkle

Explains the provisions of the –A5 amendments to the measure (EXHIBIT D).

119

Jim Hennings

Chair, Oregon Board of Investigators.  Testifies in favor of –A5 amendments. 

125

John Minnis

Director, Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.  Explains the current function of the board and how the process of disbanding it would work.  Talks about the transfer of the responsibilities.

149

Hennings

Offers additional comments on the transfer of authority.

152

Sen. Deckert

Observes the improvements to public security. 

157

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on HB 2117A.  Opens a work session on HB 2117A.

HB 2117A – WORK SESSION

161

Chair Metsger

States there is a need to do a conceptual amendment to the –A5 amendments.  Voices the needed change is on page 27 of the –A5 amendment, on line 6.  Relates the need to delete the words “works under the supervision of a member of” and replace them with “is recommended by”.

171

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2117A-A5 amendments dated 5/25/05 and that the measure be FURTHER AMENDED on page 27, line 6, by changing "works under the supervision of a member of" to "is recommended by".

177

Sen. Deckert

Wonders the reasons for the change.

188

Minnis

Explains why it is necessary.

197

Hennings

Talks about how certain investigators fall under different licensing authority.

200

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

203

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2117A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

205

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. B. STARR will lead discussion on the floor.

207

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2117A.  Opens a public hearing on HB 2074.

HB 2074 – PUBLIC HEARING

208

Chair Metsger

Quickly summarizes the measure.  Closes the public hearing on HB 2074.  Opens a work session on HB 2074.

HB 2074 – WORK SESSION

211

Sen. B. Starr

MOTION:  Moves HB 2074 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Rules.

213

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Atkinson, Monnes Anderson

 

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

214

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on HB 2074.  Thanks the committee for their hard work this session.  Adjourns the committee at 1:50 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2200A, -A5 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  2. HB 2200A, Written testimony, Craig Smith, 1 p
  3. HB 2604A, -A8 amendments, staff, 3 pp
  4. HB 2117A, -A5 amendments, staff, 28 pp