SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

April 19, 2005                                                                                                      Hearing Room 343

9:00 A.M.                                                                                                                             Tape  48

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Kate Brown, Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson

Sen. Charlie Ringo

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Vice-Chair

Sen. Frank Shields

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Tiffany Harris, Committee Administrator

Patricia Nielsen, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:          

SB 1033 – Public Hearing and Work Session

Introduction of committee measures

 

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 48, A

005

Chair Brown

Calls the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m.  Opens public hearing on
SB 1033.

SB 1033 – PUBLIC HEARING

010

Tiffany Harris

Presents overview of SB 1033. 

020

Annette Newingham

Association of County Clerks.  Testifies in support of SB 1033.  Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT A).  Discusses specific sections clarifying election laws.

075

Kappy Eaton

League of Women Voters of Oregon.  Testifies in support of SB 1033.  Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT B).

080

Sen. Atkinson

Asks about providing residence addresses.

085

Newingham

Explains it makes the rule consistent with rules covering other areas, such as initiative petition process.

100

Chair Brown

Closes public hearing on SB 1033.  Opens work session for introduction of committee measures.

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEASURES – WORK SESSION

105

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves LC 3529 (EXHIBIT C) BE INTRODUCED as a committee bill.

110

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Ferrioli, Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

115

Chair Brown

Closes work session for introductions and opens work session on
SB 1033.

SB 1033 – WORK SESSION

120

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves SB 1033 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

125

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Ferrioli, Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BROWN will lead discussion on the floor.

130

Chair Brown

Closes work session on SB 1033.  Adjourns the meeting at 9:15 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     SB 1033, written testimony, Annette Newingham, 1 p

B.     SB 1033, written testimony, Kappy Eaton, 1 p

C.     Introductions, LC 3529 (4-18-05), staff, 8 pp