SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH POLICY

 

 

February 21, 2005                                                                                                   Hearing Room B

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                     Tapes  20 - 21

Corrected 9/29/2005

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, Chair

Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Peter Courtney

Sen. Bill Morrisette

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Gary George

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

Brittany Kenison, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

SB 460 – Public Hearing

SB 458 – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 450 – 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 20, A

003

Chair Monnes Anderson

Calls the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m.  Opens public hearing on SB 460.

SB 460 – PUBLIC HEARING

010

Rick Berkobien

Committee Administrator. Explains bill

035

Sue Davidson

Assistant Executive Director, Practice/Education & Research.  Submits and presents written testimony in support of SB 460 (EXHIBIT A).  Also submits written testimonies on behalf of the following people in support of SB 458: June Ann Cole (EXHIBIT B), Helen Turner (EXHIBIT C), Susanne Fine (EXHIBIT D), Susan Orloff (EXHIBIT E), and John Ham (EXHIBIT F).  Also submits a fact sheet on Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Prescriptive Authority fact sheet (EXHIBIT G).

070

Ann Busch

Liver Transplant Specialist, Clackamas County.  Submits and presents written testimony in support of SB 460 (EXHIBIT H).

110

Diane Cockburn

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Salem Hospital.  Submits and presents written testimony in support on SB 460 (EXHIBIT I).

140

Jacque Corey

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Springfield Hospital.  Testifies in support of SB 460.

175

Davidson

Describes differences in SB 460 from SB 706 (2003).

195

Sen. Morrisette

Asks if amendments have been requested.

205

Martin Taylor

Representative, Oregon Nurses Association. Affirms.

220

Tom Holt

Executive Director, Oregon State Pharmacy Association.  Testifies without stated position for SB 460.  States concerns and suggestions in a broader context.

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

 

Traci Klein

Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant, Oregon State Board of Nursing.  Submits written testimony in support of SB 460 (EXHIBIT J).

265

Chair Monnes Anderson

Closes public hearing on SB 460 and opens a public hearing on SB 458.

SB 458 – PUBLIC HEARING

275

Rick Berkobien

Committee Administrator.  Explains bill.

285

Chair Monnes Anderson

Seeing no witnesses, closes public hearing and opens a work session on SB 458.

SB 458 – WORK SESSION

286

Sen. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves SB 458 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

290

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 – George, Courtney

 

Chair Monnes Anderson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MORRISETTE will lead discussion on the floor.

(See Tape # 21 at 085)

290

Chair Monnes Anderson

Closes work session on SB 458 and opens a public hearing on SB 450.

SB 450 – PUBLIC HEARING

315

Martin Taylor

Oregon Nurses Association.  Testifies in support of SB 450.

350

Taylor

Addresses issues resolved in the -1 amendments.

400

Taylor

Continues discussing support of SB 450 with the -1 amendments.

TAPE 21, A

003

Sen. Kruse

Refers to line five (5) of the -1 amendments and suggests changing the word “routinely.”

010

Taylor

Clarifies his definition of the word “routinely” and its purpose in the bill.

018

Sen. Kruse

States that he does not concur with the definition.  Comments on the National Standard.  Wants to clarify that flexibility will addressed.

025

Taylor

Clarifies that routinely is similar to “typically.”  Elaborates.

027

Sen. Morrisette

Asks if routinely can be defined in the bill.

028

Taylor

Answers that it can be defined by rule.

029

Sen. Morrisette

Discusses defining words in bills.  Asks about provider benefit of bill.

038

Taylor

Provides background of the creation of the RN circulator.

050

Chair Monnes Anderson

Clarifies that other amendments are not ready.

052

Taylor

States that he is comfortable with the -1 amendments as long as a few words are later removed.  Encourages committee to vote on a bill.

055

Sen. Kruse

Comments that he would rather wait to vote until new amendments are received.

060

Chair Monnes Anderson

States that there will be no work session for SB 450.

068

Chair Monnes Anderson

Stands the meeting at ease.

070

Chair Monnes Anderson

Closes public hearing on SB 450 and reviews agenda for public hearing scheduled, on February 25th, 2005 in Gresham at 1:30 pm. 

075

Chair Monnes Anderson

Asks for motion to suspend the rules to allow Sen. Courtney to vote on SB458.

SB 458 – WORK SESSION

090

Sen. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow SEN. COURTNEY to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the SB 458.

093

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. George

 

Chair Monnes Anderson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

Chair Monnes Anderson

Opens a work session on SB 458.

100

Sen. Kruse

MOTION:  Moves SB 458 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

101

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - George

 

Chair Monnes Anderson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MORRISETTE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

103

Chair Monnes Anderson

Closes work session on SB 458 and adjourns meeting at 1:43 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     SB 460, written testimony packet, Sue Davidson, 2 pp

B.     SB 460, written testimony by June Ann Cole, Sue Davidson, 1 p

C.     SB 460, written testimony by Helen Turner, Sue Davidson, 1 p

D.    SB 460, written testimony by Susanne Fine, Sue Davidson, 1 p

E.     SB 460, written testimony by Susan Orloff, Sue Davidson, 1 p

F.      SB 460, written testimony by John Ham, Sue Davidson, 1 p

G.    SB 460, fact sheet, Sue Davidson, 1 p

H.    SB 460, written testimony, Ann Busch, 1 p

I.       SB 460, written testimony, Diane Cockburn, 1 p

J.      SB 460, written testimony, Tracy Klein, 2 pp