SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH POLICY

 

 

January 26, 2005                                                                                                     Hearing Room B

1:00 PM                                                                                                                            Tapes  6, 7

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, Chair

Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Peter Courtney

Sen. Gary George

Sen. Bill Morrisette

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

Brittany Kenison, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD & WITNESSES:      

SB 225 – Public Hearing

      Lorraine Duncan, Office of Family Heath, Oregon Department of Human Services

      Vicki Simpson, Oregon College Health Association, Marion County.

      Roseanne Kendall, Western Oregon University

      Jan Sanderson, RN, Multnomah Education Service District

SB 222 – 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

                                                                  **Recording error, tape 7 is a duplicate to tape 6.

TAPE 6, A

003

Chair Monnes Anderson

Calls committee meeting to order at 1:04 PM.  Opens subcommittee. Opens public hearing on SB 225.

SB 225 – PUBLIC HEARING

010

Rick Berkobien

Committee Administrator.  Explains bill.

020

Lorraine Duncan

Immunization Program Manager, Health Services, Office of Family Health, Oregon Department of Human Services. Submits and presents testimony is support of SB 225 (EXHIBIT A).

060

Duncan

Continues to review reasons of support for SB 225.

085

Chair Monnes Anderson

Notes her early involvement of the ALERT program.

095

Vicki Simpson

Oregon College Health Association, Marion County.  Testifies in support of SB 225.

120

Simpson

Presents international statistics for illness outbreaks and the correlation with international recruitment with Oregon colleges.

145

Chair Monnes Anderson

Comments on seriousness of illnesses and need to eliminate further damage.

150

Simpson

Adds comment on illnesses.

155

Roseanne Kendall

Western Oregon University. Testifies in support of SB 225.

160

Chair Monnes Anderson

Asks if there is any known opposition to SB 225.

165

Kendall

Answers that there is no one that she is aware of.

170

Jan Sanderson

RN, Multnomah Education Service District.  Submits and presents testimony in support of SB 225 (EXHIBIT B).

220

Sanderson

Continues to express reasons of support for bill.

250

Sanderson

Summarizes and concludes.

255

Chair Monnes Anderson

Asks Sanderson if issue of confidentially will be a problem and how to address it if there will be a problem.

275

Sanderson

Defers to Duncan.

280

Duncan

Explains process of keeping records confidential.

295

Sen. Kruse

Asks how to be compliant when transferring records.

300

Duncan

Comments on previous bill passed and that working on the process.

315

Chair Monnes Anderson

Closes public hearing on SB 225. Opens public hearing on SB 222.

SB 222 – PUBLIC HEARING

330

Chair Monnes Anderson

See no witnesses, closes public hearing on SB 222. Opens work session on SB 222.

SB 222 – WORK SESSION

340

Sen. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 222-1 amendments dated 1/21/05.

345

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Monnes Anderson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

350

Sen. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves SB 222 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

365

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Monnes Anderson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONNES ANDERSON will lead discussion on the floor.

380

Chair Monnes Anderson

Closes work session on SB 222. Adjourns meeting at 1:30 PM.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

 

A.     SB 225, written testimony, Lorraine Duncan, 2 pp

B.     SB 225, written testimony, Jan Sanderson, 2 pp