SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE

 

 

May 12, 2005                                                                                                          Hearing Room C

3:10 P.M.                                                                                                                     Tapes  62 - 63

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Floyd Prozanski, Chair

Sen. Roger Beyer, Vice-Chair

Sen. Ginny Burdick

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Sen. Doug Whitsett

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

Karen Scoffield, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                SB 1057 – Public Hearing                 

                                                SB 968 – Work Session

                                                HB 2127 – Work Session

                                                HB 2125 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2740A – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2294 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2718 – 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 62, A

005

Chair Prozanski

Calls the meeting to order at 3:28 p.m.  Opens a public hearing on SB 1057.  Discusses SB 1057.

SB 1057 – PUBLIC HEARING

035

Anna Braun

Committee Administrator.  Provides an overview of SB 1057.  Submits the -1 amendments (EXHIBIT A), -2 amendments (EXHIBIT B), -3 amendments (EXHIBIT C), -4 amendments (EXHIBIT D) and -5 amendments (EXHIBIT E) to SB 1057.

050

Greg Malkasian

Deputy Director, Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS).  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of SB 1057 and the -2 amendments (EXHIBIT F).

125

Kevin Neely

Public Affairs & Legislative Coordinator, Department of Justice.  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of SB 1057 (EXHIBIT G)

198

Bill Seely

Customer Services Manager, Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  Discusses and submits written testimony with a neutral position to SB 1057 (EXHIBIT H).

245

Chair Prozanski

Asks Seely regarding a bill in 1997 affecting the DMV. 

260

Seely

Responds. 

297

Christine Arevalo

Director of Recovery, Identity Safeguards.  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of SB 1057 and the -1 and -2 amendments (EXHIBIT I).

357

Shannon Callahan

Staff Attorney & Consumer Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG).  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of SB 1057 and the -1, -2, -3 and -4 amendments (EXHIBIT J).

The following material is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

Tim Martinez

Oregon Bankers Association.  Submits written testimony on behalf of the United Financial Lobby in opposition to SB 1057 (EXHIBIT K).

408

Chair Prozanski

Recesses the public hearing on SB 1057 and opens a work session on SB 968.

TAPE 63, A

SB 968 – WORK SESSION

 

Anna Braun

Committee Administrator.  Submits the -5 amendments to SB 968 (EXHIBIT L).

005

Sen. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RECONSIDERING the vote on SB 968.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Prozanski

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

006

Sen. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which SB 968 was moved to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

010

Chair Prozanski

States that the -5 amendments were drafted because the -4 amendments, which the committee adopted, did not include a necessary provision from the -3 amendments. States that the committee will take action on SB 968 on May 19, 2005.   

022

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Prozanski

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

The following material is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

Shannon Callahan

Staff Attorney & Consumer Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG).  Submits written testimony in support of SB 968 and the -5 amendments (EXHIBIT M).

025

Chair Prozanski

Closes work session on SB 968 and reopens the public hearing on SB 1057.

SB 1057 – PUBLIC HEARING

030

Julie Brandis

Associated Oregon Industries (AOI).  Testifies regarding SB 1057.  Discusses concerns with SB 1057.

065

Chair Prozanski

Asks Brandis to provide feedback from her clients.

070

Bradd Swank

Special Counsel, Government Relations, Oregon Judicial Department.  Testifies regarding SB 1057.  Discusses concerns with section 5 of SB 1057.

150

Chair Prozanski

Comments that SB 1057 needs further amendments.

162

Chair Prozanski

Closes public hearing on SB 1057 and opens a work session on HB 2127.

HB 2127 – WORK SESSION

165

Anna Braun

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 2127.

172

Sen. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves HB 2127 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Whitsett

 

Chair Prozanski

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

178

Chair Prozanski

Closes work session on HB 2127 and opens public hearing on HB 2125.

HB 2125 – PUBLIC HEARING

182

Anna Braun

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 2125.

190

Pat Delaval

Unemployment Insurance Tax Field Operations Manager, Oregon Employment Department.   Discusses and submits written testimony in support of HB 2125 (EXHIBIT N).

250

Chair Prozanski

Closes public hearing on HB 2125 and opens public hearing on HB 2740A.

HB 2740A – PUBLIC HEARING

260

Anna Braun

Committee Administrator.  Provides an overview of HB 2740A.

265

Shawn Miller

Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association.  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of HB 2740A (EXHIBIT O).

308

Jose Pinomesa

First Vice President, Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association.  Testifies in support of HB 2740A.

325

Eva Tayrose

Consumer Protection Financial Fraud Section, Oregon Department of Justice. Discusses and submits written testimony on behalf of Cheryl Pellegrini, Oregon Department of Justice, in support of HB 2740A (EXHIBIT P).

350

Joseph McKinney

President, OregonRoads, Inc.  Discusses and submit written testimony with a neutral position to HB 2740A (EXHIBIT Q).

400

Monty King

Oregon Vehicle Dealer Association, Inc.  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of HB 2740A (EXHIBIT R).

TAPE 62, B

025

Chair Prozanski

Asks Tayrose for an explanation regarding McKinney’s concerns.

037

Tayrose

Responds.

055

Chair Prozanski

States understanding of Tayrose’s comments.

057

Tayrose

States that Chair Prozanski understands correctly.

060

Chair Prozanski

Asks Tayrose to return information to the committee. Discusses the need to address all concerns before the work session on HB 2740A is held.

077

McKinney

States that neither a new car dealer or a leasing representative were present at the workgroup. Responds to Tayrose’s comments.

088

King

Responds to McKinney’s comments.

100

Larry Campbell

American Automobile Association (AAA).  Testifies in support of HB 2740A.  States that there was representation for the new car dealers at the workgroup for HB 2740A.

133

Braun

Asks for a list of the members of the workgroup on HB 2740A.

135

Campbell

Offers to return the information to the committee.

The following material is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

Pamela Leavitt

Credit Union Association of Oregon.  Submits written testimony in support of HB 2740A (EXHIBIT S).

138

Chair Prozanski

Closes public hearing on HB 2740A and opens public hearing on HB 2294.

HB 2294 – PUBLIC HEARING

147

Christopher  Moore

Oregon State Bar.  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of HB 2294 (EXHIBIT T).  States that the Management Labor Advisory Committee (MLAC) supports HB 2294.

222

Chair Prozanski

Closes public hearing on HB 2294 and opens public hearing on HB 2718.

HB 2718 – PUBLIC HEARING

230

Gary Bauer

NW Natural.  Discusses and submits written testimony in support of HB 2718 (EXHIBIT U).

245

Chair Prozanski

Closes public hearing on HB 2718.  Adjourns the meeting at 4:41 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1057, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  2. SB 1057, -2 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  3. SB 1057, -3 amendments, staff, 1 p
  4. SB 1057, -4 amendments, staff, 1 p
  5. SB 1057, -5 amendments, staff, 1 p
  6. SB 1057, written testimony, Greg Malkasian, 2 pp
  7. SB 1057, written testimony, Kevin Neely, 4 pp
  8. SB 1057, written testimony, Bill Seely, 2 pp
  9. SB 1057, written testimony, Christine Arevalo, 1 p
  10. SB 1057, written testimony, Shannon Callahan, 1 p
  11. SB 1057, written testimony of the United Financial Lobby, Tim Martinez, 3 pp
  12. SB 968, -5 amendments, staff, 19 pp
  13. SB 968, written testimony, Shannon Callahan, 1 p
  14. HB 2125, written testimony, Pat Delaval, 2 pp
  15. HB 2740A, written testimony, Shawn Miller, 2 pp
  16. HB 2740A, written testimony of Cheryl Pellegrini, Eva Tayrose, 3 pp
  17. HB 2740A, written testimony, Joseph McKinney, 2 pp
  18. HB 2740A, written testimony, Monty King, 1 p
  19. HB 2740A, written testimony, Pamela Leavitt, 1 p
  20. HB 2294, written testimony, Christopher Moore, 3 pp
  21. HB 2718, written testimony, Gary Bauer, 1 p