SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

April 26, 2005                                                                                                      Hearing Room 343

8:00 A.M.                                                                                                                     Tapes 50 - 51

Corrected 11/07/05

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Kate Brown, Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Vice-Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson

Sen. Charlie Ringo

Sen. Frank Shields

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Tiffany Harris, Committee Administrator

Patricia Nielsen, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:          

HJR 27 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HJR 3 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HCR 8A – Public Hearing and Work Session

HJR 16 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3145A – Public Hearing

Executive Appointments – Work Session

      Health Services Commission

            Kathryn Weit

            Laurie Theodorou

            Kevin Olson

 

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 50, A

005

Chair Brown

Calls the meeting to order at 8:04 a.m.  Opens as subcommittee. Opens a public hearing on HJR 27.

HJR 27 – PUBLIC HEARING

010

Sen. Doug Whitsett

Senate District 28.  Testifies in support of HJR 27. 

035

Rep. Bill Garrard

House District 56.  Testifies in support of HJR 27. 

046

Chair Brown

Asks if there will be a celebration to commemorate the anniversary.

050

Rep. Garrard

Explains it is in July 2005.

055

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HJR 27. Opens a public hearing on HJR 3.

HJR 3 – PUBLIC HEARING

060

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator.  Provides an overview of HJR 3.

065

Rep. Alan Brown

House District 10.  Testifies in support of HJR 3. 

085

MacKenzie Smith

5th grader, Templeton Elementary School. Testifies in support of HJR 3. 

095

Smith

Discusses interest in fossils and paleontology and suggests that naming a state fossil would support tourism and economic development.

115

Chair Brown

Asks about his interest in the measure. 

120

Smith

Explains his participation in the process.

125

Chair Brown

Asks to see a fossil.

130

Smith

Shows the fossil to the committee members.

135

Sen. Ringo

Comments on the fossil museum.

140

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HJR 3. Opens a work session on HJR 3. 

HJR 3 – WORK SESSION

150

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves HJR 3 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

155

Sen. Ferrioli

States opposition to the measure, but will support the measure for the purpose of moving it to the Senate floor.

175

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  1 - Shields

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

185

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HJR 3. Opens a public hearing on HCR 8A.

HCR 8A – PUBLIC HEARING

200

Sen. Roger Beyer

Senate District 9.  Testifies in support of HCR 8A. 

225

Sen. Atkinson

Asks for examples of organizations which support conservation efforts.

230

Sen. Beyer

Identifies national and statewide organizations that support conservation efforts.

250

Jerod Broadfoot

Representative, Safari Club International. Testifies in support of HCR 8A.  Discusses conservation efforts of groups such as Safari Club International and National Wild Turkey Federation.

300

Al Elkins

Representative, Oregon Hunters Association. Submits and summarizes written testimony in support of HCR 8A (EXHIBIT A). Submits and summarizes Oregon Hunters Association 2004 Wildlife & Habitat Improvement Projects chart (EXHIBIT B).

325

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HCR 8A. Opens a work session on HCR 8A.

HCR 8A – WORK SESSION

330

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves HCR 8A be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

335

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  2 - Ringo, Shields

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HCR 8A. Opens a public hearing on HJR 16.

HJR 16 – PUBLIC HEARING

340

Rep. John Lim

House District 50.  Testifies in support HJR 16.  Discusses background, history, and contributions of Asian Americans to Oregon and U.S.

TAPE 51, A

005

Carol Suzuki

Member, Oregon Commission of Asian Americans.  Testifies in support of HJR 16.  Discusses importance of Lunar New Year to Asian cultures.

025

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HJR 16. Opens a work session on HJR 16.

HJR 16 – WORK SESSION

030

Sen. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HJR 16 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

035

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Ringo, Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BROWN will lead discussion on the floor.

035

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HJR 16. Opens a work session on HJR 27.

HJR 27 – WORK SESSION

040

Sen. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HJR 27 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

035

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Ringo, Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WHITSETT will lead discussion on the floor.

048

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HJR 27.  Opens a public hearing on HB 3145A.

HB 3145A – PUBLIC HEARING

050

Rep. John Dallum

House District 59.  Testifies in support of HB 3145A Provides an overview and gives the background on the bill.

081

Rep. Dallum

Explains the necessity for information technology security.

105

Sen. Atkinson

Asks several Oregon trivia questions. 

130

Don Fleming

State Chief Information Officer, Department of Administrative Services (DAS). Submits written testimony in support of HB 3145A (EXHIBIT C).  Submits and summarizes HB 3145 - Testimony PowerPoint Presentation (EXHIBIT D).

185

Chair Brown

Acknowledges concerns of higher education and asks DAS to address the issues.

190

Fleming

Agrees with the concerns of higher education and summarizes the challenges that make implementing an information security system difficult at institutions of higher education.

215

Fleming

States that the concerns of higher education could be resolved through the administrative rulemaking process.

230

Ronald Pope

Chief Information Officer, Oregon State Treasury (OST). Testifies in opposition to HB 3145A.

275

Chair Brown

Asks if concerns would be resolved if OST was excluded from the bill.

280

Pope

Confirms OST would support the bill if OST were excluded and offers to work with DAS to put standards in place.

285

Jean Straight

Chief Information Officer, Secretary of State’s Office. Testifies in opposition to HB 3145A. 

290

Chair Brown

Verifies that the Secretary of State’s Office has an “exemplary” security record.

300

Curt Pederson

Chief Information Officer, Oregon University System (OUS) and Oregon State University (OSU). Submits and summarizes written testimony in opposition to HB 3145A (EXHIBIT E)

380

Pederson

Asks that OUS be exempt from participating in system and states willingness to work with DAS to resolve concerns.

385

Mark Gregory

Chief Information Officer, Portland State University. Testifies in opposition to HB 3145A. 

420

Chair Brown

Verifies that OST and Secretary of State’s Office did not testify before the House Committee on Information Management and Technology.

TAPE 50, B

010

Inga Deckert

Director of Legislative and Public Affairs, OST.  States that OST did not testify in front of the House and OST did not object to bill in original form.

015

Chair Brown

Asks that all interested parties collaborate and work out their differences.

020

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3145A.  Opens a work session on executive appointments.

EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS – WORK SESSION

HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION – APPOINTMENTS OF KATHRYN WEIT, LAURIE THEODOROU AND KEVIN OLSON (See Exhibit A of April 21 Committee Minutes)

025

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves the APPOINTMENTS of Kathryn Weit, Laurie Theodorou and Kevin Olson to the Health Services Commission to the floor with the recommendation that the appointments BE CONFIRMED EN BLOC.

030

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BROWN will lead discussion on the floor.

035

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on executive appointments. Adjourns the meeting at 9:01 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     HCR 8A, written testimony, Al Elkins, 1 p

B.     HCR 8A, Oregon Hunters Association 2004 Wildlife & Habitat Improvement Projects Chart, Al Elkins, 4 pp

C.     HB 3145A, written testimony, Don Fleming, 1 p

D.    HB 3145A, HB 3145 – Testimony PowerPoint Presentation, Don Fleming, 8 pp

E.     HB 3145A, written testimony, Curt Pederson, 3 pp