WORK SESSION: HB 2542-A, HB 2234-C

 

TAPE 161 A

 

SENATE REVENUE COMMITTEE

JULY 13, 2005   9:30 AM   STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

 

Members Present:                  Senator Ryan Deckert, Chair

                                                Senator Gary George

                                                Senator Rick Metsger

                                                Senator Floyd Prozanski

                                                Senator Charles Starr, Vice Chair

 

Witnesses Present:                Steve Vincent,Avista Corp.

                                                Art Fish, Economic & Community Development

                                   

Staff Present:                          Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                                                Lizbeth Martin-Mahar, Economist

                                                Mary Ayala, Economist

                                                Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

TAPE 161, SIDE A

005

Chair Deckert

Calls meeting to order at 9:36 a.m. The committee will adopt conflict amendments for HB 2542-A.

 

WORK SESSION, HB 2542-A

010

Vice Chair C. Starr

MOTION: MOVES THE RULES BE SUSPENDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECONSIDERING THE VOTE ON HB 2542-A.

 

012

Chair Deckert

THOSE OF THE OPINION THAT THE RULES SHOULD BE SUSPENDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECONSIDERING THE VOTE ON HB 2542-A WILL VOTE “AYE” – THOSE OPPOSED “NO”. THE CLERK WILL CALL THE ROLL.

 

014

Chair Deckert

ORDER: THE MOTION HAVING RECEIVED THE REQUIRED MAJORITY IS DECLARED PASSED. THE VOTE: 5-0-0. VOTING AYE: GEORGE, METSGER, PROZANSKI, C. STARR, DECKERT.

 

017

Vice Chair C. Starr

MOTION: MOVES TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE BY WHICH HB 2542-A AS AMENDED WAS SENT TO THE SENATE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

 

022

Chair Deckert

THOSE OF THE OPINION THAT WE SHOULD RECONSIDER THE VOTE BY WHICH 2542-A AS AMENDED WAS SENT TO THE SENATE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION WILL VOTE “AYE” – THOSE OPPOSED “NO”. THE CLERK WILL CALL THE ROLL.

 

026

Chair Deckert

ORDER: THE MOTION HAVING RECEIVED THE REQUIRED MAJORITY IS DECLARED PASSED. THE VOTE: 5-0-0. VOTING AYE: GEORGE, METSGER, PROZANSKI, C. STARR, DECKERT.

 

035

Lizbeth Martin-Mahar

Discusses conflict amendment, HB 2542-A15 (EXHIBIT 1). It is the same as the HB 2542-A13 amendment. HB 2933 which deals with personal income tax changes for military personnel has already passed. The conflict connects the bill to changes in HB 2933 and incorporates A-13 changes into A-15 in order to resolve those legal conflicts.

 

049

Vice Chair C. Starr

MOTION: MOVES THAT THE HB 2542-A13 AMENDMENT BE RESCINDED FROM HB 2542-A.

 

052

Chair Deckert

ORDER: THERE BEING NO OBJECTION THE CHAIR SO ORDERS. THE VOTE: 5-0-0. VOTING AYE: GEORGE, METSGER, PROZANSKI, C. STARR, DECKERT.

 

056

Vice Chair C. Starr

Will vote “no” on the HB 2542-A15 amendment.

 

057

Sen. Metsger

MOTION: MOVES ADOPTION OF HB 2542-A15 AMENDMENT.

 

058

Chair Deckert

ASKS FOR A ROLL CALL VOTE.

ORDER: THE MOTION HAVING RECEIVED THE REQUIRED MAJORITY IS DECLARED PASSED. THE VOTE: 3-2-0. VOTING AYE: METSGER, PROZANSKI, DECKERT. VOTING NO: GEORGE, C. STARR.

 

067

Sen. Metsger

MOTION: MOVES HB 2542-A AS AMENDED TO THE SENATE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

 

071

Chair Deckert

ASKS FOR A ROLL CALL VOTE.

ORDER: THE MOTION HAVING RECEIVED THE REQUIRED MAJORITY IS DECLARED PASSED. THE VOTE: 3-2-0. VOTING AYE: METSGER, PROZANSKI, DECKERT. VOTING NO: GEORGE, C. STARR.

 

074

Vice Chair C. Starr

Serves notice of a minority report.

 

WORK SESSION, HB 2234-C

090

Steve Vincent

Thanks lawmakers for adopting electronic commerce zone incentive into statute. It has created 2,300 new jobs in Medford and added $7 million in capital construction. Asks committee to withdraw Sen. Prozanski’s proposed HB 2234-C12 amendment. Explains, Murphy Plywood burned down and proponents are trying to find a solution to waive it from its contract to increase jobs. Asks for passage of the bill.

 

135

Sen. Prozanski

Explains what HB 2234-C12 is trying to do. Another bill, HB 3143, is an alternate vehicle for this change. Expresses concern with language on page 4, lines 1-4.

 

166

Chair Deckert

Suggests drafting language for the specific situation at Murphy Plywood.

 

171

Sen. Prozanski

Agrees. Lawmakers can discuss a “global” fix during the interim.

 

177

Art Fish

Urges the committee to adopt the HB 2234-C11 amendment which makes technical clarifications with respect to long-term enterprise zone tax credits.

 

191

Chair Deckert

Is ready to move this bill.

 

217

Vice Chair C. Starr

MOTION: MOVES ADOPTION OF HB 2234-C11 AMENDMENT.

 

220

Chair Deckert

ORDER: THERE BEING NO OBJECTION THE CHAIR SO ORDERS. THE VOTE: 5-0-0. VOTING AYE: GEORGE, METSGER, PROZANSKI, C. STARR, DECKERT.

 

222

Vice Chair C. Starr

MOTION: MOVES HB 2234-C AS AMENDED TO THE SENATE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

 

224

Chair Deckert

ORDER: THERE BEING NO OBJECTION THE CHAIR SO ORDERS. THE VOTE: 5-0-0. VOTING AYE: GEORGE, METSGER, PROZANSKI, C. STARR, DECKERT.

 

228

Chair Deckert

Adjourns meeting at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

Tape Log Submitted by,

 

 

 

Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant                                                      

 

Exhibit Summary:

1.      HB 2542-A, Amendment HB 2542-A15, Legis. Counsel, 7/12/05, 9 pp.

2.      HB 2234-C, Amendment HB 2234-C12, Prozanski, 7/13/05, 5 pp.

3.      HB 2234-C, Staff Measure Summary for HB 2234-C12, Ayala, 7/13/05, 2 pp.

4.      HB 2234-C, Amendment HB 2234-C11, Legis. Counsel, 6/30/05, 1 pp.

5.      HB 2234-C, Staff Measure Summary for HB 2234-C11, Ayala, 7/13/05, 2 pp.