SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

May 9, 2005                                                                                                         Hearing Room 343

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                           Tapes 130

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Ginny Burdick, Chair

Sen. Charles Starr, Vice-Chair

Sen. Roger Beyer

Sen. Floyd Prozanski

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Sen. Vicki Walker

Sen. Doug Whitsett

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 William E. Taylor, Counsel

                                                Joe O'Leary, Counsel

Dale Penn, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

SB 806 – Work Session

SB 948 – Work Session

SB 881 – Work Session

SB 1045 – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1011 – 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 130, A

003

Chair Burdick

Calls the meeting to order at 1:15 p.m. and opens a work session on SB 806.

SB 806 – WORK SESSION

011

William E. Taylor

Counsel.  Describes SB 806 relating to expanding the definition of a public body under the Oregon Tort Claims Act to include private, nonprofit organizations that provide transportation services.  Introduces and discusses the -1 and -2 amendment (EXHIBITS A & B).

032

Phil Donovan

Community Action Agency of Oregon.  Testifies in support of the -2 amendment.

043

Doug Bartlett

Executive Director, Community Action Agency of Yamhill County.  Testifies in support of the -2 amendment.

078

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 806-2 amendments dated 4/8/05.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

080

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

082

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 806 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

085

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. GEORGE will lead discussion on the floor.

091

Chair Burdick

Calls the meeting to ease at 1:21 p.m.

092

Chair Burdick

Calls the meeting to order at 1:22 p.m. and opens a work session on SB 948.

SB 948 – WORK SESSION

093

Chair Burdick

Moves the bill to Wednesday, May 11, 2005.

096

Chair Burdick

Closes the work session on SB 948 and opens a work session on SB 881.

SB 881 – WORK SESSION

097

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of reconsidering the vote for SB 881.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

098

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

101

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which SB 881 was sent to the floor DO PASS AS AMENDED.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

113

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

117

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves that the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means for SB 881 BE RESCINDED.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

118

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

123

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 881 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

126

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONNES ANDERSON will lead discussion on the floor.

134

Chair Burdick

Closes the work session on SB 881 and opens a public hearing on SB 1045.

SB 1045 – PUBLIC HEARING

137

Joe O’Leary

Counsel.  Describes SB 1045 relating to extending the duration of temporary provisions allowing memorandum of understanding between the twenty-second judicial district and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs regarding adjudication and disposition of juveniles.

155

Michael Mason

Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon.  Submits testimony and testifies in support of SB 1045 (EXHIBIT C).

184

Chair Burdick

Asks why the sunset clause is being extended.

185

Mason

Replies with information on the need for the extension of the sunset clause.

194

Chair Burdick

Closes the public hearing and opens a work session on SB 1045.

SB 1045 – WORK SESSION

199

Sen. Starr

MOTION:  Moves SB 1045 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

201

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

209

Chair Burdick

Closes the work session on SB 1045 and opens a work session on SB 1011.

SB 1011 – WORK SESSION

213

Joe O’Leary

Counsel.  Describes SB 1011 relating to providing a statute of limitations for the injury or death resulting from the use of medication that is intended to inhibit the enzyme known as cyclooxygenase-2.  Introduces the -1 amendment (EXHIBIT D).

220

Brad Higby

Testifies in support of SB 1011.

268

Jim Gardner

PhRMA.  Testifies in opposition to SB 1011.  Stresses that the -1 amendment does not alter their opposition to the bill.

293

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 1011-1 amendments dated 5/3/05.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

297

Chair Burdick

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

298

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves SB 1011 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-3-0

AYE:               4 - Prozanski, Ringo, Walker, Burdick

NAY:               3 - Beyer, Starr C., Whitsett

312

Chair Burdick

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. RINGO will lead discussion on the floor.

315

Chair Burdick

Puts over SB 1034 until further notice and closes the meeting at 1:36 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 806, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p
  2. SB 806, -2 amendment, staff, 1 p
  3. SB 1045, written testimony, Michael Mason, 4 pp
  4. SB 1011, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p