SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

 

August 04, 2005 Hearing Room B

2:40 P.M. Tape 190

 

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 3457A Work Session

 

 

These minutes are in compliance with Senate and House Rules. Only text enclosed in quotation marks reports a speakers exact words. For complete contents, please refer to the tapes.

 

TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

TAPE 190, A

003

Chair Brown

Calls meeting to order at 2:46 p.m. and opens a work session on HB 3457A.

HB 3457A WORK SESSION

 

Joe OLeary

Committee Administrator. Submits the HB 3457A A14 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

007

Rep. Andy Olson

House District 15. Testifies in support of HB 3457A with the A14 amendments.

018

Sen. Ginny Burdick

Senate District 18. Testifies in support of HB 3457A with the A14 amendments.

025

Sen. Floyd Prozanski

Senate District 4. Testifies in support of HB 3457A with the A14 amendments.

040

Chair Brown

Offers comments regarding HB 3457A. Believes it is one of the biggest compromise bills of the session.

045

Sen. Prozanski

Responds that he does not see it as a compromise.

052

Dave Heynderickx

Legislative Counsel. Talks about HB 3457A and the A14 amendments.

111

David Fidanque

Executive Director, ACLU of Oregon. Testifies in support of HB 3457A with the A14 amendments.

177

Pete Shepherd

Deputy Attorney General. Testifies on HB 3457A with the A14 amendments.

206

Sen. Ferrioli

Comments on the original 1989 forfeiture bill discussed.

212

Sen. Ferrioli

Asks Mr. Fidanque to touch on the issues HB 3457A does not address.

215

Fidanque

Explains that he does not believe HB 3457A is deficient.

291

Sen. Ferrioli

Reiterates testimony.

304

Fidanque

Agrees.

306

Shepherd

Explains the nexus between the criminal conviction and the scope of forfeiture.

316

Sen. Ferrioli

Clarifies his understanding.

320

Shepherd

Responds.

336

Fidanque

Adds to testimony. Believes that the bill may require fine tuning in the future.

359

Heynderickx