SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

July 6, 2005                                                                                                             Hearing Room B

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                  Tapes 152 - 153

Corrected 10/28/05

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Kate Brown, Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Vice-Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson

Sen. Charlie Ringo

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Frank Shields

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Tiffany Harris, Committee Administrator

Linda K. Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:          

                                                HB 3472A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3497A – Public Hearing

                                                HB 3494 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2561A – Work Session

                                                HB 2062A – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2122B – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2154 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2180A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2527A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2656A – Public Hearing 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 152, A

003

Chair Brown

Calls the meeting to order at 1:07 p.m. and opens the public hearing on HB 3472A as a subcommittee.

HB  3472A – PUBLIC HEARING

011

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of the bill.

015

Russ Stauff

Legislative Coordinator, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Explains the three components of HB 3472A: limited entry fishery for near shore commercial blue and black rock fish; increase to nonresident commercial fishing license fees; and internal adjustment to the commercial crab fishery.

026

Jim Markee

Oregon Dungeness Crabbers. States support for HB 3472A.

031

Chair Brown

Confirms that the commercial fisheries are not opposed. Inquires about the sporting industry.

032

Markee

Explains that the bill would not affect the sporting industry. Explains why the commercial fishing industry supports the bill.

029

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3472A and opens the public hearing on HB 3497A.

HB 3497A – PUBLIC HEARING

045

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of the bill.

051

Kevin Campbell

Executive Director, Oregon Association of Chiefs of Police. Submits prepared testimony in support of HB 3497A (EXHIBIT A). States the five “system critical” elements of public safety that would be funded through this account. Notes the effective date would not affect budgets in this biennium.

074

Chair Brown

Recalls that currently this is funded on a percentage basis.

075

Campbell

Explains that the percentage creates a challenge for agencies. This bill would eliminate the percentage split issue.

087

Chair Brown

Confirms that this deals with general topic areas and asks if the Children’s Trust Fund would have access to funds.

090

Campbell

Responds that these accounts and service would be important to the whole state.

100

John Minnis

Director, Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). State neutrality on HB 3497A. Explains the bill would eliminate the 67/33 percent split between the General Fund and the Public Safety Fund. The entities identified in the bill would have first priority and the value of the bill is to put in statute that public safety is first priority.

171

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3497A and opens the public hearing on HB 3494.

HB 3494 – PUBLIC HEARING

177

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of the bill. States there is a -5 amendment (EXHIBIT B).

194

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 3494 and opens the work session on HB 2561A.  

HB 2561A – WORK SESSION

206

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of possible reconsideration on HB 2561A.

207

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

211

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which " HB 2561A moved to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation ".

210

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

213

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 2561A -A2 amendments dated 6/28/05.

214

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of the –A2 amendments (EXHIBIT C).

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

224

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2561A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

225

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.

229

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2561A and opens the public hearing on HB 2062A.

HB 2062A – PUBLIC HEARING

229

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of the HB 2062A.

237

Rodney King

Administrator, Insurance Pool Governing Board. Submits and summarizes prepared testimony with the -1 amendments         (EXHIBIT D).

260

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2062A and opens the public hearing on HB 2122B as a sub committee.

HB 2122B – PUBLIC HEARING

263

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of the bill.

274

Ted Lorensen

Assistant State Forester, Department of Forestry. Submits prepared testimony explaining the Forest Products Harvest Tax and the Forest Practices program (EXHIBIT D).

296

Ray Wilkenson

Oregon Forest Industries Council. Testifies in support of HB 2122B.

297

Kristina McNitt

Oregon Small Woodlands Association. Testifies in support of                 HB 2122B.

306

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2122B and opens the public hearing on HB 2154.

HB 2154 – PUBLIC HEARING

310

Tiffany Harris

Explains the provisions of the HB 2154.

319

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2154 and opens the public hearing on HB 2180A.

HB 2180A – PUBLIC HEARING

330

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of HB 2180A.

334

Mark Long

Administrator, State Building Codes. States that HB 2180A is a streamlining consensus bill. Provides background information and states they would like to have control on prioritizing their workload.

353

Sen. Atkinson

Asks what kind of elevator is twelve inches.

356

Long

Answers a platform or stair lift.

363

Sen. Atkinson

Asks if current statute requires that a twelve inch elevator be inspected the same as building elevators.

365

Long

Answers affirmatively.

371

Sen. Atkinson

Asks why legislation is required to do this.

372

Long

Answers that the frequency is set in statute.

380

Vice-Chair Ferrioli

Asks if two years from now will the legislature be hearing a report on backlogs.

390

Long

Answers that this will allow them to prioritize their workload to the growing number of elevators in the state.

394

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks will this authority set an inspection schedule.

401

Long

Answers that this bill allows them to work through the Electrical and Elevator Board and a rule making process will set those parameters.

411

Sen. Ferrioli

Notes for the record the organizations that support HB 2180A.

433

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2180 and opens the public hearing on HB 2527A.

HB 2527A – PUBLIC HEARING

TAPE 153, A

003

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of HB 2527A.

008

Don Miner

Oregon Manufactured Housing Association. Submits and summarizes prepared testimony in support (EXHIBIT F).

028

John Brenneman

Manufactured Housing Communities of Oregon. States support for        HB 2527A.

032

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2527A and opens the public hearing on HB 2656A.

HB 2656A – PUBLIC HEARING

037

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Explains the provisions of HB 2656A.

040

Glen Stonebrink

Oregon Cattlemen’s Association. Submits and prepared testimony explaining why the fee increase is needed (EXHIBIT G).

062

Dave Nelson

Oregon Dairy Farmers. Testifies in support of HB 2656A as a self help bill.

082

Chair Brown

Closes the public hearing on HB 2656A. States that HB 2062A,         HB 2122B, HB 2154, and HB 3497A will be held over for at least 24 hours. Opens the work session on HB 2180A.

HB 2180A – WORK SESSION

101

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2180A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

103

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Ringo, Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. FERRIOLI will lead discussion on the floor.

108

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2180A and opens the work session on HB 2527A.

HB 2527A – WORK SESSION

109

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2527A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

111

 

VOTE:  3-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Ringo, Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

113

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2527A and opens the work session on HB 2656A.

HB 2656A – WORK SESSION

115

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2656A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

116

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BROWN will lead discussion on the floor.

116

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2656A and opens the work session on HB 3472A.

HB 3472A – WORK SESSION

122

Chair Brown

Reviews the provisions of HB 3472A.

124

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 3472A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

124

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Shields

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. RINGO will lead discussion on the floor.

131

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 3472A. States for purposes of allowing time for members to read the amendments, HB 3494 will be held over. 

134

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 3472A and adjourns the meeting at 1:45 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     HB 3497A, prepared testimony, Kevin Campbell, 1 p

B.     HB 3494, -5 amendments, Sen. Charlie Ringo, 3 pp

C.     HB 2561A, -A2 amendments, staff, 4 pp

D.    HB 2062A, prepared testimony, Rodney King, 2 pp

E.     HB 2122B, prepared testimony, Ted Lorensen, 4 pp

F.      HB 2527A, prepared testimony, Don Miner, 1 p

G.    HB 2656A, prepared testimony, Glen Stonebrink, 1 p