SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

May 25, 2005                                                                                                          Hearing Room B

3:00 P.M.                                                                                                                               Tape 83

                                                                                                                            Corrected 11/08/05

 

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

Katie Lowry, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:          

SB 1018 – Public Hearing and Work Session

Executive Appointments – Work Session

      Oregon Board of Dentistry

            Darren Huddleston

      Oregon Government Standards and Practices Commission

            Thomas Bruner

      Oregon Investment Council

            Katy Durant   

      Public Employees’ Benefit Board

            Rich Peppers

      State Plumbing Board

            Kathryn Mattimore

      State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision

            Michael Washington

      Long Term Care Advisory Committee

            Marian Anderson

            William Leiken

      Oregon International Board of Commissioners Port of Coos Bay

            Jerry Hampel

            Caddy McKeown

            Daniel Smith

      State Board of Psychologist Examiners

            Rosemary Berdine

SB 1028 – Work Session

SB 1052 – Work Session

HB 2500 – 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 83, A

005

Chair Brown

Calls meeting to order at 3:08 p.m. and opens public hearing on SB 1018.

SB 1018 – PUBLIC HEARING

007

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains SB 1018.

011

Mary Oberst

First Lady. Submits and reads written testimony in support of SB 1018 (EXHIBIT A).

050

Chris Darcy

Arts Commission. Testifies in support of SB 1018.

088

Sen. Ferrioli

States support for the concept of a poet laureate. Expresses concerns about a lack of endowment or mechanism for reimbursement of the poet laureate.

099

Darcy

Appreciates Sen. Ferrioli’s concern for compensation. Discusses intention of using shared funds from the Oregon Cultural Trust to pay a stipend and provide travel support to the poet laureate.

105

Sen. Ferrioli

Hopes this position will be posted with the Oregon Employment Department.

107

Darcy

Replies they can do that.

109

Chair Brown

Closes public hearing on SB 1018 and opens work session on SB 1018.

SB 1018 – WORK SESSION

111

Tiffany Harris

Submits and explains the -1 amendments to SB 1018 (EXHIBIT B).

120

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 1018-1 amendments dated 04/18/05.

123

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

125

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves SB 1018 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

126

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Ringo

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

130

Chair Brown

Closes work session on SB 1018 and opens work session on executive appointments.

EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS – WORK SESSION

OREGON BOARD OF DENTISTRY – APPOINTMENT OF DARREN HUDDLESTON (See Exhibit A of May 18 Committee Minutes)

135

Chair Brown

Asks who will be the carrier for the executive appointments.

136

Sen. Atkinson

Asks to carry the executive appointment for the Oregon Board of Dentistry.

137

Chair Brown

Asks if Sen. Atkinson is willing to carry all of the executive appointments.

138

Sen. Atkinson

Replies yes.

140

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves the APPOINTMENT of Darren Huddleston to the Oregon Board of Dentistry to the floor with the recommendation that the appointment BE CONFIRMED.

142

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

OREGON GOVERNMENT STANDARDS AND PRACTICES COMMISSION – APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS BRUNER (See Exhibit B of May 18 Committee Minutes)

144

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves the APPOINTMENT of Thomas Bruner to the Oregon Government Standards and Practices Commission to the floor with the recommendation that the appointment BE CONFIRMED.

146

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

OREGON INVESTMENT COUNCIL – APPOINTMENT OF KATY DURANT (See Exhibit C of May 18 Committee Minutes)

148

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves the APPOINTMENT of Katy Durant to the Oregon Investment Council to the floor with the recommendation that the appointment BE CONFIRMED.

150

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ BENEFIT BOARD – APPOINTMENT AND REAPPOINTMENT OF RICH PEPPERS (See Exhibit D of May 18 Committee Minutes)

152

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves the APPOINTMENT AND REAPPOINTMENT of Rich Peppers to the Public Employees’ Benefit Board to the floor with the recommendation that the appointment and reappointment BE CONFIRMED.

153

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

STATE PLUMBING BOARD – APPOINTMENT OF KATHRYN MATTIMORE (See Exhibit E of

May 18 Committee Minutes)

154

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves the APPOINTMENT of Kathryn Mattimore to the State Plumbing Board to the floor with the recommendation that the appointment BE CONFIRMED.

155

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

STATE BOARD OF PAROLE AND POST-PRISON SUPERVISION – REAPPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL WASHINGTON  (See Exhibit F of May 18 Committee Minutes)

156

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to waive the appearance and the REAPPOINTMENT of Michael Washington to the State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision to the floor with the recommendation that the reappointment BE CONFIRMED.

158

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

LONG TERM CARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE – REAPPOINTMENTS OF MARIAN ANDERSON AND WILLIAM LEIKEN (See Exhibit G of May 18 Committee Minutes)

160

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to waive the appearances and the REAPPOINTMENTS of Marian Anderson and William Leiken to the Long Term Care Advisory Committee to the floor with the recommendation that the reappointments BE CONFIRMED EN BLOC.

162

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

OREGON INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS PORT OF COOS BAY – REAPPOINTMENTS OF JERRY HAMPEL, CADDY MCKEOWN, AND DANIEL SMITH (See Exhibit H of May 18 Committee Minutes)

164

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to waive the appearances and the REAPPOINTMENTS of Jerry Hampel, Caddy McKeown and Daniel Smith to the Oregon International Board of Commissioners Port of Coos Bay to the floor with the recommendation that the reappointments BE CONFIRMED EN BLOC.

166

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

STATE BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGIST EXAMINERS – REAPPOINTMENT OF ROSEMARY BERDINE (See Exhibit I of May 18 Committee Minutes)

168

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to waive the appearance and the REAPPOINTMENT of Rosemary Berdine to the State Board of Psychologist Examiners to the floor with the recommendation that the reappointment BE CONFIRMED.

170

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

171

Chair Brown

Closes work session on executive appointments and opens work session on SB 1028.

SB 1028 -  WORK SESSION

173

Chair Brown

Asks the Committee Administrator to give an overview of the -4 amendments.

175

Tiffany Harris

States that she received the amendments five minutes ago. Submits the -4 amendments to SB 1028 for the record (EXHIBIT C).

180

Inga Deckert

Oregon State Treasury. States that she received the amendments one minute ago.

181

Chair Brown

Explains she has a philosophical opposition to moving amendments before anyone has had a chance to read them. Relates previous experience.

185

Chair Brown

Closes work session on SB 1028 and opens work session on SB 1052.

SB 1052 – WORK SESSION

189

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Gives overview of SB 1052. Submits and introduces the -2 amendments (EXHIBIT D).

199

Damina Merryweather

Oregon Humane Society. Introduces Lieutenant Randy Coby. Discusses the -2 amendments.

219

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks if the officers are currently sworn officers.

220

Randy Coby

Lieutenant. Replies the officers are currently sworn in as part of the commission through the Governor’s office. Explains they would continue to be under this bill.

222

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks if the officers are trained through the Bureau of Police Standards and Training.

223

Coby

Responds.

230

Sen. Ferrioli

Discusses specialization of Oregon State Police (OSP) officers. Hopes that law enforcement officers that choose to specialize in the prevention of cruelty to animals are also fully trained and fully sworn.

238

Merryweather

Responds to Sen. Ferrioli’s comments.

255

Sen. Ferrioli

Clarifies concern regarding appropriate training of officers.

271

Coby

Responds.

293

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 1052-2 amendments dated 05/25/05.

294

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

296

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves SB 1052 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

298

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.

300

Chair Brown

Closes work session on SB 1052 and opens work session on HB 2500.

HB 2500 – WORK SESSION

302

Chair Brown

States there are no amendments to HB 2500. Discusses HB 2500.

 

Damiana Merryweather

Oregon Humane Society. Submits written testimony in support of HB 2500 (EXHIBIT E).

305

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2500 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

306

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Atkinson

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.

315

Chair Brown

Closes work session on HB 2500 and recesses meeting at 3:31 p.m.

317

Chair Brown

Calls meeting back to order at 3:50 pm. Announces that SB 1062 will be heard next week. Announces that SB 1028 will be carried over to the meeting scheduled on Thursday, 05/26/2005 at 3:00 p.m. Adjourns meeting at 3:51 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     SB 1018, written testimony, Mary Oberst, 2 pp

B.     SB 1018, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p

C.     SB 1028, -4 amendments, staff, 20 pp

D.    SB 1052, -2 amendments, staff, 3 pp

E.     HB 2500, written testimony, Damiana Merryweather, 3 pp