SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

August 01,  2005                                                                                                     Hearing Room B

3:00 P.M.                                                                                                                             Tape 185

Corrected 10/28/05

 

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

Dawn Tuso, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:          

HB 3474A – Work Session

SB 787 – Work Session

HB 2450B –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 185, A

003

Chair Brown

Calls meeting to order at 4:08 p.m. and opens a work session on HB 3474A.

HB 3474A – WORK SESSION

005

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Gives overview of HB 3474A. Discusses and submits the –A7 amendments (EXHIBIT A) and the -A10 amendments (EXHIBIT B) to HB 3474A.

014

Chair Brown

Says that she is not going to put the amendments addressing SB 1079 into HB 3474A.

019

Sen. Ringo

Talks about the -A10 amendments to HB 3474A.

026

Chair Brown

Believes that House leadership approves of the –A10 amendments.

036

Gary Conkling

Oregon Wine Growers. Testifies on the  –A7 amendments.

045

Chair Brown

Clarifies that there is not any opposition to the –A7 amendments.

047

Conkling

Replies that is correct.

055

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3474A-A7 amendments dated 07/28/05.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

058

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3474A-A10 amendments dated 08/01/05.

060

Sen. Ferrioli

Says that he would appreciate clarification regarding whether or not the –A10 amendments have been discussed with leadership in the House.

068

Chair Brown

Explains that the –A10 amendments were not part of the underlying bill.

085

Rep. Phil Barnhart

House District 11. Submits and discusses the HB 3474A –A12 amendments (EXHIBIT C).

103

Chair Brown

Asks if the issue was addressed in HB 3312 (2005).

105

Rep. Barnhart

Replies that he doesn’t recall the bill number but that it has been addressed in another bill. Says that it passed the House and was sent to the Senate but that he has not heard anything about the bill since.

110

Chair Brown

Says that the bill probably came to the Senate Rules committee.

116

Chair Brown

Clarifies that there is a motion on the table to discuss the –A10 amendments.

118

Sen. Ferrioli

Wonders if the committee can move onto another issue and return to this issue later in the meeting.

120

Sen. Ringo

Requests that the committee proceed with the motion on the table.

125

Sen. Ringo

Requests that the committee move onto another issue for five minutes.

127

Chair Brown

Closes work session and opens work session on SB 787.

SB 787 – WORK SESSION

 

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Submits the SB 787 -3 amendments (EXHIBIT D).

132

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 787-3 amendments dated 08/01/05.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

140

Chair Brown 

MOTION:  Moves SB  787 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Ringo

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. C. STARR will lead discussion on the floor.

145

Chair Brown

Closes work session. Committee stands at ease at 4:20 p.m.

146

Chair Brown

Calls committee back to order at 4:25 p.m.

147

Chair Brown

Opens work session on HB 3474A.

HB 3474A – WORK SESSION

148

Chair Brown

Explains that the –A10 amendments are incorrect. Says the committee is waiting for additional amendments.

160

Rep. Carolyn Tomei

House District 41.  Testifies on HB 3474A. Discusses conceptual amendments to HB 3474A. Submits the HB 3474A –A13 amendments (EXHIBIT E).

199

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks if the committee can take a break since they are waiting for amendments.

200

Chair Brown

Replies yes but that she would like to finish the other business before the committee first.

206

Chair Brown

Closes work session and opens a work session on HB 2450B.

HB 2450B – RECONSIDERATION AND WORK SESSION

 

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator. Submits the HB 2450B –B17 amendments (EXHIBIT F).

209

Sen. Ferrioli

MOTION:  Moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of reconsidering the vote on HB 2450B.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

215

Sen. Ferrioli

MOTION:  Moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which HB 2450B was sent to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

220

Chair Brown

Says that there are technical amendments to HB 2450B. Reports that she is going to refer the bill to the Senate Revenue committee.

225

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks if the HB 2450B –B17 amendments are going to be considered.

227

Chair Brown

Reports that those amendments were just received. Asks if there is anyone available to speak to the –B17 amendments.

241

Steve Meyer

Legislative Revenue. Reports that Sen. Deckert requested that the HB 2450B –B17 amendments be drafted.

245

Chair Brown

Committee stands at ease at 4:32 p.m.

246

Chair Brown

Calls committee back to order at 4:58 p.m.

256

Steve Meyer

Legislative Revenue. Discusses the HB 2450B –B17 amendments.

267

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks if the districts contemplating improvements should take special notice of the provision.

270

Meyer

Replies that it would help.

277

Chair Brown 

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2450B -B17 amendments dated 08/01/05.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

277

Chair Brown

Closes work session and opens work session on HB 3474A.

HB 3474A – WORK SESSION

278

Sen. Ringo

Withdraws motion to move the HB 3474A –A10 amendments. Says that he wants to move HB 3474A with the –A7 amendments.

290

Sen. Ringo

MOTION:  Moves HB 3474A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

293

Chair Brown

Asks why Sen. Ringo is not moving the amendments that he just had drafted.

295

Sen. Ringo

Asks for the committee to recess for a few minutes.

296

Chair Brown

Committee stands at ease at 5:02 p.m.

297

Chair Brown

Calls committee back to order at 5:05 p.m.

301

Chair Brown

Provides status of the vote on HB 3474A. Explains that the –A7 amendments have been adopted and Sen. Ringo has moved HB 3474A to the floor with a due pass as amended recommendation.

307

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. FERRIOLI will lead discussion on the floor.

310

Chair Brown

Closes work session and opens work session on HB 2450B.

HB 2450B – WORK SESSION

314

Chair Brown 

MOTION:  Moves HB 2450B to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on  Revenue BE RESCINDED.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. DECKERT will lead discussion on the floor.

321

Chair Brown

Closes work session and adjourns meeting at 5:07 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     HB 3474A, -A7 amendments, staff, 5 pp

B.     HB 3474A, -A10 amendments, staff, 2 pp

C.     HB 3474A, -A12 amendments, staff, 2 pp

D.    SB 787, -3 amendments, staff, 1 p

E.     HB 3474A, -A13 amendments, staff, 2 pp

F.      HB 2450B, -B17 amendments, staff, 14 pp