HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

March 19, 2007   Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M.  Tapes 49 - 50

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Mike Schaufler, Chair

Rep. Sal Esquivel, Vice-Chair

Rep. Paul Holvey, Vice-Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger

Rep. Chris Edwards

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

Rep. Patti Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator

Kristen Miller, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:                    

                                                HB 2255 – Work Session

                                                HB 2256 – Work Session

                                                HB 2537 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2744 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2744 – Work Session

                                                HB 2941 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 194 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 194 – Work Session

                                                SB 196 – Public Hearing

                                               

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

49A

003

Chair Schaufler calls the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m.

HB 2255 – WORK SESSION

 

004

Chair Schaufler

 

005

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

007

Chair Schaufler

 

015

MOTION:  Rep. Rosenbaum moves HB 2255 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

018

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

019

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ESQUIVEL will lead discussion on the floor.

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

 

 

Mari Anne Gest, Representative, Oregon School Employees Association (OSEA) (EXHIBIT A)

49A

020

Chair Schaufler

HB 2256 – WORK SESSION

 

021

Chair Schaufler

 

022

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

029

Chair Schaufler

 

033

Christine Hammond, Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI)

 

049

Tim Martinez, Representative, Oregon Bankers’ Association (OBA)

 

051

Dan Gardner, Labor Commissioner, BOLI

 

054

Chair Schaufler

 

056

MOTION:  Rep. Rosenbaum moves to ADOPT HB 2256-2 amendments dated 03/16/07. (EXHIBIT B)

 

057

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

058

Chair Schaufler, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

060

MOTION:  Rep. Rosenbaum moves HB 2256 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

062

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

064

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. P. SMITH will lead discussion on the floor.

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

 

 

Jeff Stone, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN) (EXHIBIT C)

 

065

Chair Schaufler

HB 2537 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

066

Chair Schaufler

 

067

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

070

Chair Schaufler

 

074

Jim Markee, Representative, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 (ATU) (EXHIBIT D)

 

100

Markee

 

117

Jonathan Hunt, President, ATU Local 757 (EXHIBIT E)

 

125

Hunt

 

135

Chair Schaufler

 

137

Rep. Holvey

 

149

Hunt

 

160

Hunt

 

170

Chair Schaufler

 

171

Rep. Berger

 

176

Chair Schaufler

49A

180

Roger Martin, Executive Director, Oregon Transit Association

 

200

Martin

 

225

Martin

 

230

Kelly Scannell Brooks, Representative, Lane Transit District

 

250

Brooks

 

266

Olivia Clark, Executive Director of Governmental Affairs, TriMet

 

275

Clark

 

279

Chair Schaufler

HB 2744 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

284

Chair Schaufler

 

287

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

293

Jim McLaren

 

310

Chair Schaufler

 

314

Rep. Holvey

 

318

McLaren

 

322

Rep. Berger

 

327

Chair Schaufler

HB 2744 – WORK SESSION

 

331

Chair Schaufler

 

341

MOTION:  Rep. Berger moves HB 2744 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

343

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

345

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BERGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

346

Chair Schaufler

HB 2941 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

349

Chair Schaufler

 

352

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

358

Chair Schaufler

 

361

Tom Gallagher, Representative, Oregon Auto Dealers Association (EXHIBIT F)

 

363

Gallagher

 

375

Gallagher

 

400

Gallagher

 

424

Greg Remensperger, Executive Vice-President, Oregon Auto Dealers Association 

 

436

Chair Schaufler

 

437

Darrell Fuller, Executive Director, Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association

49A

441

Chair Schaufler

 

443

Rep. Berger

 

449

Remensperger

 

470

Rep. Berger

50A

020

Rep. Berger

 

024

Gallagher

 

029

Rep. Holvey

 

033

Gallagher

 

041

Remensperger

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

 

 

Eva Novick, Attorney, Civil Enforcement Division, Oregon Department of Justice (EXHIBIT G)

 

044

Chair Schaufler

SB 194 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

049

Chair Schaufler

 

051

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

055

Chair Schaufler

 

057

Rob Edwards, Tax Manager, Oregon Employment Department (EXHIBIT H)

 

072

Chair Schaufler

 

073

Rep. Berger

 

074

Edwards

 

075

Rep. Holvey

 

084

Tom Byerley, Assistant Director, Oregon Employment Department

 

086

Chair Schaufler

SB 194 – WORK SESSSION

 

089

Chair Schaufler

 

091

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 194 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

094

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

096

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

097

Chair Schaufler

SB 196 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

100

Chair Schaufler

 

105

Tom Byerley, Assistant Director, Oregon Employment Department (EXHIBIT I)

 

112

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

120

Chair Schaufler

50A

127

Byerley

 

129

Chair Schaufler

 

131

Rep. Esquivel

 

136

Byerley

 

140

Rep. Esquivel

 

141

Byerley

 

142

Rep. Berger

 

152

Byerley

 

175

Byerley

 

186

Chair Schaufler

 

188

Byerley

 

192

Rep. Berger

50A

194

Byerley

 

196

Chair Schaufler

 

198

Byerley

 

199

Chair Schaufler

 

201

Byerley

 

202

Rep. C. Edwards

 

210

Byerley

 

221

Rep. C. Edwards

 

225

Byerley

 

244

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

247

Byerley

 

252

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

254

Byerley

 

255

Rob Edwards, Tax Manager, Oregon Employment Department

 

258

Chair Schaufler

 

260

Edwards

 

280

Edwards

 

283

Rep. Holvey

 

290

Byerley

 

302

Chair Schaufler

 

306

Byerley

 

321

Chair Schaufler

 

335

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 3:58 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2255, prepared information, Mari Anne Gest, 1 p
  2. HB 2256, -2 amendments, staff, 1 p
  3. HB 2256, prepared information, Jeff Stone, 1 p
  4. HB 2537, -1 amendments, Jim Markee, 1 p
  5. HB 2537, written testimony, Jonathan Hunt, 16 pp
  6. HB 2941, written testimony Tom Gallagher, 1 p
  7. HB 2941, written testimony, Eva Novick, 2 pp
  8. SB 194, written testimony, Rob Edwards, 1 p
  9. SB 196, written testimony, Tom Byerley, 1 p