SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

June 27, 2005                                                                                                         Hearing Room B

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                  Tapes 127 - 130

Corrected 10/27/05

 

 

 

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 1037A - Work Session

HB 2932A - Public Hearing and Work Session

SJR 24 - Public Hearing

HB 2480 - Work Session

HB 2706 – Work Session

SB 1074 – Work Session

HB 3174A – Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1072 – Public Hearing

SJR 9 – Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3379 – Public Hearing

Approval of Drafting Requests – Work Session

HB 3092A –Reconsideration and 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 127, A

005

Chair Brown

Calls meeting to order at 1:10 p.m. and opens a work session on SB 1037A.

SB 1037A – WORK SESSION

 

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Submits the -A17 amendments (EXHIBIT A) and the -A18 amendments (EXHIBIT B) to SB 1037A.

007

Sen. Ringo

Provides an overview of SB 1037A with amendments.

017

Chair Brown

Asks which amendments Sen. Ringo would like considered. 

018

Sen. Ringo

Replies the -A18 amendments.

020

Chris Crean

Assistant County Attorney, Multnomah County. Provides an explanation of the -A18 amendments. Explains the -18 amendments include the tract of record provision which is found is section 11.

042

Chair Brown

Asks if the tract of record provision is on page 22.

043

Crean

Replies yes.

044

Chair Brown

Verifies section 11 is not intended in any way to subvert or destroy a Measure 37 (2004) claim.

045

Crean

Replies correct.

050

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 1037-A18 amendments dated 06/27/05.

052

 

VOTE:  3-1-1

AYE:               3 - Ringo, Shields, Brown

NAY:               1 - Atkinson

EXCUSED:     1 - Ferrioli

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

056

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves SB 1037A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

058

 

VOTE:  3-1-1

AYE:               3 - Ringo, Shields, Brown

NAY:               1 - Atkinson

EXCUSED:     1 – Ferrioli

(Note: See Tape 127, A, counter 230, and page 3 of these minutes.)

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. RINGO will lead discussion on the floor.

060

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on SB 1037A and opens a public hearing on HB 2932A.

HB 2932A - PUBLIC HEARING

 

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Submits the –A2 amendments for the record (EXHIBIT C).

065

Rep. Donna Nelson

House District 24. Testifies in support of HB 2932A.

082

Sen. Shields

Wonders why this wasn’t done previously.

083

Rep. Nelson

Responds.

090

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2932A and opens a public hearing on SJR 24.

SJR 24 - PUBLIC HEARING

095

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of SJR 24. Submits the -1 amendments for the record (EXHIBIT D).

099

Sen. Bruce Starr

Senate District 15. Explains the -1 amendments. Submits written testimony in support of SJR 24 with the -1 amendments (EXHIBIT E).

138

Sen. Rick Metsger

Senate District 26. Testifies in support of SJR 24 with the -1 amendments.

155

Sen. B. Starr

Explains the representatives from the Port are supportive of the amendments.

159

Chair Brown

Remarks there are additional amendments that are not yet ready.

160

Sen. B. Starr

Appreciates the public hearing.

161

Sen. Ringo

Points out that Governor Atiyeh proposed and implemented a tax increase to deal with their fiscal issues.

164

Sen. B. Starr

Responds.

The following material is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

Dan Lavey

Citizen. Submits written testimony in support of SJR 24 (EXHIBIT F).

167

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on SJR 24 and opens a work session on HB 2480.

HB 2480 – WORK SESSION

174

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 2480. States there are -1 amendments.

183

Sen. Ringo

Asks about amendments.

185

Chair Brown

States that the -1 amendments will not be considered. Makes comments on HB 2480.

195

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2480 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

197

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

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

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. BATES will lead discussion on the floor.

201

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2480 and opens a work session on HB 2706.

HB 2706 – WORK SESSION

205

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 2706.

210

Chair Brown

Makes comments on HB 2706.

211

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2706 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

215

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONNES-ANDERSON will lead discussion on the floor.

219

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2706.

220

Sen. Ferrioli

MOTION:  Requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow SEN. FERRIOLI to BE RECORDED as voting NAY on the motion to send SB 1037A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

223

Sen. Ringo

States that he will only object if it will lead to a minority report. Explains he is accepting Sen. Ferrioli’s statement that it will not.

228

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

230

 

VOTE:  3-2-0

AYE:               3 - Ringo, Shields, Brown

NAY:               1 – Atkinson, Ferrioli

 (Note: See Tape 127, A, counter  058, and page 2 of these minutes.)

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. RINGO will lead discussion on the floor.

233

 

Opens work session on SB 1074.

SB 1074 – WORK SESSION

234

Sen. Floyd Prozanski

Submits and explains the -6 amendments to SB 1074 (EXHIBIT G).

246

Bill Judd

City Council, Coburg. Submits and explains the -4 amendments to SB 1074 (EXHIBIT H).

274

Chair Brown

Explains the -6 amendments are from Sen. Prozanski and the -4 amendments are from the city of Coburg. 

275

Sen. Prozanski

Discusses opposition to the -4 amendments.

298

Judd

Responds to Sen. Prozanski’s comments.

313

Sen. Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 1074-6 amendments dated 06/27/05.

320

Rep. Phil Barnhart

House District 11. Discusses the significant change in administration in the City of Coburg in the last two years. Discusses services provided in Coburg.

348

Sen. Shields

Discusses the new administration in the City of Coburg. Discusses an experience of a citizen who received a ticket in Coburg. Asks for comments.

372

Rep. Barnhart

Comments on mentioned incident.

393

Sen. Shields

Believes they may not be referring to the same situation. Comments on the idea of a new administration.

405

Rep. Barnhart

Believes the difficulty Coburg has had seemed to be related to a particular employee. Explains in detail.

419

Sen. Ferrioli

Discusses operation of a speed trap. Explains the question is whether Coburg should be allowed to continue to operate the speed trap for a period of time. Comments on legislation passed in 2003.

TAPE 128, A

007

Rep. Barnhart

Agrees that the legislature should not condone the operation of a speed trap.

011

Sen. Shields

States he is conflicted.

017

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

019

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves SB 1074 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

021

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. PROZANSKI will lead discussion on the floor.

023

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on SB 1074 and opens a public hearing on HB 3174A.

HB 3174A – PUBLIC HEARING

025

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 3174A. Submits the –A3 (EXHIBIT I) and the –A4 amendments (EXHIBIT J)  for the record.

027

Rep. John Dallum

House District 59. Introduces himself.

028

Chair Brown

Explains the –A5 amendments are not yet ready.

030

Rep. Dallum

States he has not seen the -A5 amendments, but has heard about them. Testifies in support of HB 3174A.

048

Chair Brown

Asks the witnesses to step outside and make sure the –A5 amendments are correct.

050

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3174A.

057

Chair Brown

Re-opens the public hearing on HB 3174A.

HB 3174A – PUBLIC HEARING

060

Sen. Charles Starr

Senate District 13. Testifies in support of HB 3174A.

075

Karen Heikes

Charter Schools Development Center. Testifies in support of HB 3174A. Submits the -A5 amendments (EXHIBIT K) and written testimony (EXHIBIT L).

115

Jim Green

Oregon School Boards Association. Explains the -A5 amendments. Testifies in support of HB 3174A with the –A5 amendments.

125

Chair Brown

Asks if Rep. Farr is here in support of HB 3174A. Notes witness supports HB 3174A.

131

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3174A and opens a work session on HB 3174A.

HB 3174A – WORK SESSION

133

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3174-A5 amendments dated 06/27/05.

135

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

136

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 3174A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

138

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MORRISETTE will lead discussion on the floor.

140

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 3174A and opens a public hearing SB 1072.

SB 1072 – PUBLIC HEARING

145

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of SB 1072. Submits the -1 amendments (EXHIBIT M) and the -2 amendments (EXHIBIT N) to SB 1072.

148

Sen. David Nelson

Senate District 29. Testifies in support of SB 1072.  Submits written testimony on behalf of Marvin Brown, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT O).

175

Sen. Ferrioli

Makes comments.

208

Sen. Nelson

Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT P). Submits and discusses PowerPoint presentation (EXHIBIT Q).

300

Sen. Nelson

Continues PowerPoint presentation. Discusses submitted article.

319

Sen. Ringo

Comments on the Board of Forestry.

341

Sen. Nelson

Responds.

370

Mari Anne Gest

Wild Salmon Center. Submits and reads written testimony regarding SB 1072 (EXHIBIT R).

TAPE 127, B

001

Gest

Continues reading written testimony.

020

Doug Heiken

Oregon Natural Resources Council.  Submits and discusses written testimony regarding SB 1072 (EXHIBIT S).

067

Sen. Ringo

Asks if witness believes federal lands are being under-harvested.

070

Heiken

Discusses restoration of federal forest lands.

079

Sen. Ringo

Comments all the interests need to be balanced. Points out that substantially less is being harvested than what was contemplated under the Clinton plan. Wonders if witness believes that is a problem and if the harvest targets need to be increased.

084

Heiken

Explains the Clinton plan applies west of the Cascades. Discusses implementation of the forest plan that would provide more wood products and more jobs and is also better for habitat.

094

Sen. Ringo

Asks about the -2 amendments.

098

Heiken

Explains the -2 amendments are a product of a lot of discussion. Believes their concerns have been addressed in the -2 amendments.

106

Sen. Ringo

Wonders about compromise.

107

Heiken

Explains they received the -2 amendments a short time ago and have not had a chance to look at them in detail.

108

Sen. Ferrioli

Discusses different approaches to forest management. Suggests utilizing SB 1072 as a vehicle for compromise.

145

Jim Geisinger

Associated Oregon Loggers. Submits and reads written testimony in support of SB 1072 (EXHIBIT T).

200

Geisinger

Discusses concerns with the -2 amendments.

228

Marvin Brown

Director, Department of Forestry. Refers to testimony submitted by Sen. Nelson on behalf of the Department of Forestry. Submits a letter on behalf of Gov. Ted Kulongoski in support of SB 1072 (EXHIBIT U). Testifies in support of SB 1072.

248

Sen. Shields

Asks witness to define treated.

250

Brown

Provides an explanation.

255

Sen. Shields

Verifies they manage to get to approximately one percent.

256

Brown

Replies yes.

257

Brown

Continues testimony in support of SB 1072.

281

Vice-Chair Ferrioli

Asks if there is a way to characterize the backlog in untreated acres on federal forest lands.

285

Brown

Offers to try and retrieve the information. States there are approximately 10 million acres at high risk in the state and they are getting to a little more than one percent of that a year.

291

Vice-Chair Ferrioli

Verifies the percentage of treated acres is a fraction over the percentage of high risk acres, not a percentage of the total acres.

295

Brown

Replies correct.

297

Vice-Chair Ferrioli

Asks if the Governor has had a chance to look at the -2 amendments. Wonders if his written support is for the bill as drafted.

301

Brown

Explains the letter was written before the -2 amendments were drafted.

307

Vice-Chair Ferrioli

Wonders if the Governor supports SB 1072 as drafted or the amended version.

309

Brown

States he would not want to speak on behalf of the Governor.

311

Sen. Shields

Explains he thought the Governor was supportive of the -2 amendments. Asks about biomass.

331

Brown

Discusses management concepts.

343

Sen. Shields

Wonders if gathering up the biomass in the federal forests could be done within the concepts of the structured based management that has been promoted on state forests. Verifies that would enhance wildlife habitat.

352

Brown

Replies yes.

354

Sen. Shields

Explains he had visualized biomass as the blanket of debris that builds up over time on the forest floor. Points out it is a lot more than that.

358

Brown

Explains they are mainly concerned with standing trees and the density of the forest. Explains in detail.

368

Sen. Shields

Verifies that forest fires clean up the forest floor and also knock out the dead standing trees without harming the healthier trees.

376

Brown

Explains forest fires in the east side of the state. Provides background information on fire protection.

396

Sen. Ferrioli

Comments on the differences between forests in the west side of the state and the east side of the state. Discusses history of forest management in the eastern part of the state. Comments on long term forest health.

TAPE 128, B

003

Sen. Ringo

Wonders about the economics of biomass operations. Discusses loss of  money with regards to the management of federal forests. Wonders biomass could be financially self-sustaining.

010

Brown

Explains it is close to not being profitable primarily because of transportation costs. Discusses use of biomass.

019

Sen. Ringo

Wonders if financial loss with regards to biomass is part of the cost of managing forests. Inquires as to a funding source.

026

Brown

Explains they do not anticipate that money from the state. States they would have to operate under a federal grant. Provides further explanation.

036

Sen. Ringo

Points out this is a long term investment for the health of the forest.

040

Brown

Responds.

043

Sen. Ringo

Asks if there are examples of biomass operations in place in Oregon currently.

051

Brown

Believes there is an example in the Lakeview area. Discusses Sun Pass State Forest.   

057

Sen. Ringo

Asks if that is a place where they are specifically removing the overstocked material for the purpose of forest health.

058

Brown

Replies yes and explains they also generate revenue.

060

Sen. Ringo

Wonders what happens to the removed materials.

061

Brown

Explains they are purchased by saw mills and local industry.

062

Chair Brown

Makes comments regarding today’s agenda.

070

Chair Brown

Recesses the public hearing on SB 1072 and opens a public hearing on HB 2932A.

HB 2932A - PUBLIC HEARING

073

Sen. Ben Westlund

Senate District 27. Explains the -A2 amendments. States that Rep. Nelson supports the -A2 amendments.

090

Sen. Ringo

Comments on relating clauses.

094

Sen. Westlund

Responds. Continues testimony in support of HB 2932A with the -A2 amendments.

102

Chair Brown

Makes comments.

120

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2932A and re-opens the public hearing on SB 1072.

SB 1072 - PUBLIC HEARING

121

Mike Grainey

Director, Oregon Department of Energy. Testifies in support of SB 1072. Mentions HB 3481 (2005).

156

Sen. Ringo

Asks if the cogeneration facilities produce much air pollution.

157

Grainey

Explains they produce less than fossil fuels. Provides details.

161

Sen. Shields

Wonders about infrastructure required for clearing biomass.

164

Grainey

Believes the intent is to use the existing infrastructure.

171

Sen. Shields

Wonders about logging roads that have not been used in a while.

177

Grainey

Expects there to be some improvements necessary, but explains the costs do not involve large scale road building.  

185

Chair Brown

Recesses the public hearing on SB 1072 and recesses the meeting at 2:54 p.m. Calls the meeting back to order at 4:32 p.m. and re-opens the public hearing on SB 1072.

SB 1072 - PUBLIC HEARING

188

Chair Brown

States that Lee Hazelwood had to leave but has submitted written testimony for the record (EXHIBIT V).

196

Ray Wilkeson

Oregon Forest Industries Council. Expresses support for SB 1072. Expresses gratitude to Sen. Nelson. Concurs with testimony of Jim Geisinger. Expresses concerns with the -2 amendments.

217

Greg Miller

Weyerhaeuser. Discusses opposition to the -2 amendments. Suggests changes to the -2 amendments. Submits and discusses informational packet in support of SB 1072 (EXHIBIT W). Mentions HB 3481 (2005). Expresses support for the -1 amendments.

280

Bill J. Kluting

Western Council of Industrial Workers, Oregon. Testifies in support of SB 1072.

328

Chair Brown

Comments the environmental community and the timber industry both have concerns with the -2 amendments.

333

Sen. Shields

Wonders if the definition of biomass given by witness is different than the definition of biomass in the -2 amendments.

338

Miller

Replies correct.

339

Sen. Shields

Asks if they are competing definitions. Inquires as to an explanation of the difference in definitions.

341

Miller

States he does not know the intent of the proponents of the -2 amendments.

344

Sen. Shields

Verifies witness does not know where the definition in the -2 amendments comes from.

345

Miller

Confirms this. Explains they are comfortable with the definition of biomass as defined in HB 3481 (2005) and with the way the Oregon Public Utility Commission has defined it.

357

Chair Brown

Mentions SB 1082 (2005) regarding Warm Springs biomass generation. Believes the same issue occurred in that bill.

360

Miller

Believes there was no definition in SB 1082.

361

Chair Brown

Replies yes and explains that is the problem with SB 1082.

362

Miller

Verifies that someone wants a definition in the bill.

363

Chair Brown

Replies yes.

364

Miller

Comments on the definition of biomass.

366

Sen. Shields

States that the main difference in the definitions seems to be with the pulping liquor.

367

Miller

Replies yes.

368

Sen. Shields

Requests explanation of the carbon neutral paragraph.

373

Miller

Inquires as to what Sen. Shields is looking at.

374

Sen. Shields

Replies he is looking at the fact sheet discussing the benefit of using pulping liquor for renewable energy.

380

Miller

Refers to and explains the flow chart in the submitted packet (EXHIBIT V).

407

Sen. Shields

Wonders if the added pulping chemicals become part of the liquor that gets burned.

410

Miller

Explains it gets separated out.

411

Sen. Shields

Asks clarifying question.

413

Miller

Provides clarification.

419

Sen. Ringo

Verifies reasons for objections to the -2 amendments.

433

Sen. Ringo

Wonders what specifically about the definition of biomass in the -2 amendments the witness finds objectionable.

437

Miller

Provides explanation.

TAPE 129, A

006

Sen. Ringo

Asks if witness had discussions with Sen. Nelson on this issue.

008

Miller

Replies no. Explains the dialogues with Sen. Nelson have been about the basic concept of the bill. Explains today was the first time he had seen the -2 amendments. Explains he expressed his concerns to Sen. Nelson prior to the hearing. Explains one alternative is to strike the definition of biomass from the bill.

020

Sen. Ringo

Verifies those are the only two objections the witness has and if those concerns are addressed he would support the -2 amendments.

022

Miller

Replies yes.

023

Sen. Ringo

Wonders about the economics of biomass operations in the forest.

026

Miller

Discusses the economics of biomass operations.  

046

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on SB 1072 and opens a public hearing on SJR 9.

SJR 9 - PUBLIC HEARING

053

Sen. Richard Devlin

Senate District 19. Explains SJR 9. Discusses legislation from the 2003 legislative session. Provides background information on annual legislative sessions.

098

Kathy Eaton

Governor’s Coordinator, League of Women Voters of Oregon. Discusses support for annual sessions.

110

Sen. Devlin

Comments on the benefits of annual sessions.

117

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on SJR 9 and opens a public hearing on HB 3379.

HB 3379 - PUBLIC HEARING

118

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Provides an overview of HB 3379. Submits the -1 amendments (EXHIBIT X) and the -2 amendments (EXHIBIT Y) to HB 3379.

128

Brian DeLashmutt

Federation of Parole and Probation Officers (FOPPO). Testifies in support of HB 3379. Explains the difference between the -1 and the -2 amendments to HB 3379.  Expresses preference for the -1 amendments. Explains there has been discussion between the proponents and the opponents of the bill.

183

Lucinda Carroll

Parole Officer, Washington County Corrections. FOPPO. Testifies in support of HB 3379.

246

Brian Montgomery

Parole and Probation Officer, Multnomah County. Testifies in support of HB 3379. Points out this bill will have little or no fiscal impact. Expresses support for the -1 amendments.

337

Jennifer Cameron

President, AFSCME Local 2035. Testifies in support of HB 3379. Submits written testimony (EXHIBIT Z).

370

Sen. Shields

States that he is understanding the witness to say that she already has that status.

372

Cameron

Replies she does not. Explains.

388

Sen. Shields

Verifies there was a period of time where witness had that status.

390

Cameron

Replies correct and explains in detail.

394

Sen. Shields

Verifies that witness finds it a handicap to no longer have that power.

396

Cameron

Replies yes. Provides clarification.

397

Sen. Ringo

Asks for an example where this power would be necessary.

401

Montgomery

Provides an example.

431

Sen. Ringo

Inquires if additional training would be received if this bill passes.

434

Montgomery

Explains they would not need additional training because they already receive training.

TAPE 130, A

012

Sen. Ferrioli

Discusses authority of parole and probation officers. Points out the authority comes by agreement from the subject. Wonders if this legislation would put parole and probation officers into a constitutional confrontation for the issue of doing searches of other subjects without warrants.  Wonders about officer safety.

046

Montgomery

Discusses officer safety and training. Discusses differences between a probationer and a parolee. Explains how HB 3379 would benefit parole and probation officers. Discusses situations mentioned by Sen. Ferrioli.

089

Sen. Ferrioli

Comments on the differences between a parole and probation officer dealing with their probationer/parolee and dealing with others.

111

Montgomery

Responds. Comments on the training of parole and probation officers.

142

Steve Berger

Director of Community Corrections for Klamath and Lake Counties. Oregon Association of Community Corrections Directors. Expresses concerns with HB 3379.

160

Chair Brown

Asks witnesses to meet after the hearing and attempt to work out the issues.

164

Berger

Testifies in opposition to HB 3379.

275

Berger

Discusses the -2 amendments. Explains he has no objections to HB 3379 with the -2 amendments.

286

Chair Brown

States that John Powell, Paul Snider, Kelly Skye and Scott Taylor are all opposed to HB 3379.

295

Sen. Shields

Asks if the people listed will be part of the conversation.

296

Chair Brown

Replies yes.

300

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3379 and opens a work session on approval of drafting requests.

APPROVAL OF DRAFTING REQUESTS – WORK SESSION

 

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Submits memo explaining the drafting request (EXHIBIT AA).

305

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves one drafting request be approved for drafting by Legislative Counsel and BE INTRODUCED as a committee bill.

306

Chair Brown

Comments on the drafting request.

314

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

316

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on approval of drafting requests and opens a work session on HB 3092A for the purpose of reconsideration.

HB 3092A – POSSIBLE RECONSIDERATION AND WORK SESSION

 

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Submits the –A6 amendments to HB 3092A which are amendments to resolve conflicts (EXHIBIT BB).

317

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of RECONSIDERING the vote on HB 3092A.

320

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

323

Chair Brown

Explains there are conflict amendments that need to be adopted.

331

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3092-A6 amendments dated 06/20/05.

332

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

333

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 3092A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

337

 

VOTE:  4-1-0

AYE:               4 - Atkinson, Shields, Ringo, Brown

NAY:               1 - Ferrioli

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. BROWN will lead discussion on the floor.

340

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 3092A and opens a work session on SJR 9.

SJR 9 – WORK SESSION

341

Chair Brown

Comments on SJR 9.

345

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves SJR 9 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

347

Sen. Ringo

Comments that he will vote for this bill because he understands the total amount of the workload for legislators will not increase.

351

Chair Brown

Replies correct. Explains it will shorten the time that legislators are here.

356

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. DEVLIN will lead discussion on the floor.

357

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on SJR 9.

358

Chair Brown

Comments that SJR 24 will be heard tomorrow afternoon.

359

Chair Brown

Opens a work session on HB 2932A.

HB 2932A – WORK SESSION

361

Chair Brown

Comments on the –A2 amendments.

367

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2932-A2 amendments dated 06/01/05.

368

Sen. Shields

Inquires if the –A2 amendments are added to the regular intent.

369

Chair Brown

Replies yes.

372

Sen. Ringo

Comments this is a very narrowly tailored bill designed for a specific parcel.

373

Chair Brown

Replies correct.

374

Sen. Ringo

Makes comment.

380

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

384

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2932A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

385

Sen. Shields

Hopes the original intent of the bill will not be lost due to the amendments.

390

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WESTLUND will lead discussion on the floor.

395

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2932A.

396

Chair Brown

Comments that HB 3044 will carried over until tomorrow’s agenda.

406

Chair Brown

Adjourns the meeting at 5:44 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     SB 1037A, -A17 amendments, staff, 26 pp

B.     SB 1037A, -A18 amendments, staff, 27 pp

C.     HB 2932A, -A2 amendments, staff, 10 pp

D.    SJR 24, -1 amendments, staff, 2 pp

E.     SJR 24, written testimony, Sen. Bruce Starr, 4 pp

F.      SJR 24, written testimony, Dan Lavey, 2 pp

G.    SB 1074, -6 amendments, Sen. Floyd Prozanski, 4 pp

H.    SB 1074, -4 amendments, Bill Judd, 4 pp

I.       HB 3174A, -A3 amendments, staff, 1 p

J.      HB 3174A, -A4 amendments, staff, 1 p

K.    HB 3174A, -A5 amendments, Karen Heikes, 1 p

L.     HB 3174A, written testimony, Karen Heikes, 5 pp

M.  SB 1072, -1 amendments, staff, 6 pp

N.    SB 1072, -2 amendments, staff, 8 pp

O.    SB 1072, written testimony of Marvin Brown, Sen. David Nelson, 2 pp

P.      SB 1072, written testimony, Sen. David Nelson, 4 pp

Q.    SB 1072, PowerPoint presentation, Sen. David Nelson, 7 pp

R.    SB 1072, written testimony, Mari Anne Gest, 3 pp

S.      SB 1072, written testimony, Doug Heiken, 10 pp

T.     SB 1072, written testimony, Jim Geisinger, 2 pp

U.     SB 1072, written testimony of Governor Ted Kulongoski, Marvin Brown, 2 pp

V.     SB 1072, written testimony, Lee Hazelwood, 1 p

W.   SB 1072, informational packet, Greg Miller, 8 pp

X.     HB 3379, -1 amendments, staff, 2 pp

Y.     HB 3379, -2 amendments, staff, 4 pp

Z.      HB 3379, written testimony, Jennifer Cameron, 2 pp

AA.                                                                                                                                                                                   Approval of drafting requests, memorandum, staff, 2 pp

BB.                                                                                                                                                                                   HB 3092A, -A6 amendments, staff, 1 p