SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

August 3, 2005   Hearing Room B

4:00 P.M.         Tape 189

 

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

James Goulding, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:        

HB 3184B – Work Session

HB 2101B – Work Session

HB 2792B – Work Session

HB 3108B – 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 189, A

003

Chair Brown

Calls the meeting to order at 4:16 p.m.  Opens a work session on HB 3184B.

HB 3184B – WORK SESSION

014

Gary Conkling

Northwest Regional Education School District (ESD).  Comments on the –B10 amendments (EXHIBIT A).  Testifies in opposition to an element of the –B10 amendment.

027

Ed Glad

Board Member of Willamette Education Service District.  Testifies on his own behalf in opposition to the –B10 amendments.   

053

Sen. Vicki Walker

Senate District 7.  States that the –B11 amendments are now before the committee (EXHIBIT B).

059

Cindy Hunt

Legislative Counsel.  Explains the provisions of the new –B11 amendments.

087

Hunt

Further explains the structuring of ESDs under the –B11 amendments.

093

Chair Brown

Voices appreciation for Sen. Walker’s work.  Asks for additional details on the working group.

096

Sen. Walker

Remarks on the conclusions and compromises that were made.

121

Sen. Ringo

Summarizes the particulars of the “entrepreneurial services” in the measure.

123

Hunt

States his summary is correct.

125

Sen. Ringo

Asks about the language relating to addressing educational needs.

130

Hunt

Replies it would be at the discretion of the ESD.

135

Sen. Ringo

Comments on the components of the service plan.

140

Hunt

Further clarifies the components and generation of funds.

141

Sen. Ringo

Wonders if the language relates to an educational need.

144

Sen. Jeff Kruse

Senate District 1.  Explains the key functions of an ESD.  Talks about the effort to add flexibility to the process of providing services.

158

Sen. Ringo

Wonders about the accounting services an ESD is providing for a local government.  Considers if they will be able to carry out those functions.

165

Hunt

Concurs with his observation.

166

Sen. Kruse

Remarks on additional provisions of the measure.

170

Sen. Walker

Discusses the business plan and annual financial report.

183

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 3184B-B11 amendments dated 8/3/05.

185

Sen. Ferrioli

Appreciates the work done to reach an agreement on the measure.

187

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

189

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 3184B to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

191

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. KRUSE and SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

193

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 3184B.  Opens a work session on HB 2101B.

HB 2101B – WORK SESSION

195

Tiffany Harris

Committee Administrator.  Describes the provisions of the measure.

205

Sen. Ringo

Asks if this measure has a fiscal impact statement.

207

Chair Brown

Clarifies this measure will be federally funded.

210

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2101B to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

215

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. METSGER will lead discussion on the floor.

217

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2101B.  Opens a work session on HB 2792B.

HB 2792B – WORK SESSION

220

Paul Lipscomb

Circuit Court Judge, Marion County.  Testifies in favor of HB 2792B.

230

Chair Brown

Considers the fiscal impact.

241

Sen. Ringo

Observes the impact of the measure.

245

Chair Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 2792B to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

247

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

Chair Brown

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. RINGO will lead discussion on the floor.

249

Chair Brown

Closes the work session on HB 2792B.  Places the committee at ease for a few minutes to await the arrival of Senator Bates.  Opens a work session on HB 3108B.

HB 3108B – WORK SESSION

275

Sen. Brown

MOTION:  Moves HB 3108B to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

280

Sen. Ferrioli

Comments on his objections to section 9 of HB 3108B.  Feels it gives too much power to Department of Human Services to make critical decisions that should be made by the legislature.

330

Sen. Shields

Remarks that he has had an epiphany on this measure.

340

 

VOTE:  3-2-0

AYE:               3 - Ringo, Shields, Brown

NAY:               2 - Atkinson, Ferrioli

 

Chair Brown

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. BATES and SEN. WESTLUND will lead discussion on the floor.

360

Chair Brown

Adjourns the committee at 4:50 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     HB 3184B, -10 amendments, staff, 16 pp

B.     HB 3184B, -11 amendments, staff, 16 pp