HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

April 04, 2007 Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M. Tapes 59 - 60

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Mike Schaufler, Chair

Rep. Paul Holvey, Vice-Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger

Rep. Chris Edwards

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Sal Esquivel, Vice-Chair

Rep. Patti Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT: Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator

Kristen Miller, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 3339 Public Hearing

HB 2943 Public Hearing

HB 2943 Work Session

HB 3353 Public Hearing

HB 3353 Work Session

HB 3354 Public Hearing

HB 3354 Work Session

 

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

59A

002

Chair Schaufler calls the meeting to order at 3:06 p.m.

HB 3339 PUBLIC HEARING

 

004

Chair Schaufler

 

005

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

009

Chair Schaufler

 

013

Representative Brad Witt, State Representative, House District # 31

 

025

Rep. Witt

 

050

Rep. Witt

 

075

Rep. Witt

 

100

Rep. Witt

 

112

Chair Schaufler

 

118

Rep. Berger

 

119

Chair Schaufler

59A

121

Jeff Smith, President, International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 8 (EXHIBIT A)

 

140

Smith

 

160

Smith

 

161

Ric Ball, Lead Representative, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 555 (EXHIBIT B)

 

178

Tom Chamberlain, President, Oregon American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) (EXHIBIT C)

 

189

Chair Schaufler

 

192

Gary Oxley, Representative, Fred Meyer/Safeway

 

199

Melinda Merrill, Director of Public Affairs, Fred Meyer (EXHIBIT D)

 

225

Merrill

 

250

Merrill

 

275

Merrill

 

280

Steve Erdmann, Director Labor Relations, Safeway

 

300

Erdmann

 

325

Erdmann

 

350

Erdmann

 

375

Erdmann

 

400

Erdmann

 

425

Erdmann

 

450

Erdmann

 

475

Erdmann

60A

019

Erdmann

 

025

Erdmann

 

050

Erdmann

 

062

Chair Schaufler

 

063

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

065

Erdmann

 

070

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

072

Merrill

 

075

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

076

Erdmann

 

094

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

100

Merrill

 

116

Chair Schaufler

 

125

Chair Schaufler

 

130

Rep. Holvey

 

136

Erdmann

60A

149

Rep. Holvey

 

170

Rep. Holvey

 

175

Erdmann

 

198

Merrill

 

220

Rep. Holvey

 

229

Erdmann

 

250

Erdmann

 

251

Rep. Holvey

 

255

Erdmann

 

269

Oxley

 

273

Rep. C. Edwards

 

284

Erdmann

 

300

Erdmann

 

312

Chair Schaufler

 

314

Rep. Berger

 

316

Chair Schaufler

 

323

Dan Floyd, Vice President of Political Affairs, Northwest Grocers Association

 

367

Chair Schaufler

 

368

Floyd

 

371

Chair Schaufler

 

373

Elizabeth Cushwa, Representative, United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 555 (EXHIBIT E)

 

400

Cushwa

 

425

Cushwa

 

450

Cushwa

 

470

Chair Schaufler

59B

020

Omar Avina-Tryo, Union Representative, UFCW

 

030

Chair Schaufler

 

031

Rep. Berger

 

041

Cushwa

 

048

Rep. Berger

 

060

Rep. Berger

 

068

Cushwa

 

071

Rep. Berger

 

073

Cushwa

 

075

Chair Schaufler

 

077

Cushwa

 

078

Chair Schaufler

59B

089

Cushwa

 

096

Chair Schaufler

 

100

Rep. Holvey

 

109

Cushwa

 

112

Rep. Holvey

 

118

Cushwa

 

120

Chair Schaufler

 

125

Tom Byerley, Assistant Director, Oregon Employment Department

 

133

Rep. Berger

HB 2943 PUBLIC HEARING

 

136

Rep. Berger

 

138

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

147

Rep. Berger

 

152

Hasina Squires, Representative, ndependent medical Examination Association (IMEA) (EXHIBIT F)

 

175

Squires

 

183

Chair Schaufler

 

184

John Shilts, Administrator, Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) (EXHIBIT G)

 

200

Shilts

 

201

Chair Schaufler

HB 2943 - WORK SESSION

 

203

Chair Schaufler

 

204

MOTION: Rep. Rosenbaum moves to ADOPT HB 2943-1 amendments dated 03/15/07. (EXHIBIT H)

 

205

VOTE: 5-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

207

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

 

209

MOTION: Rep. Rosenbaum moves HB 2943 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

210

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

212

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BERGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

215

Chair Schaufler

HB 3353 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

218

Chair Schaufler

 

220

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

225

John Gawlista, Owner, Professional Grounds Management, Inc. (EXHIBIT I)

59B

250

Gawlista

 

275

Gawlista

 

283

Bill Cross, Representative, Oregon Landscape Contractors Association (OLCA)

 

300

Cross

 

310

Chair Schaufler

 

312

Rep. C. Edwards

 

315

Gawlista

 

318

Rep. C. Edwards

 

319

Rep. Holvey

 

323

Cross

 

326

Chair Schaufler

 

330

Terry Witt, Executive Director, Oregonians for Food and Shelter (EXHIBIT J)

 

350

Witt

 

353

Chair Schaufler

 

361

Lisa Hanson, Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) (EXHIBIT K)

 

372

Chris Kirby, Administrator, ODA

 

377

Rep. C. Edwards

 

184

Kirby

 

189

Rep. C. Edwards

 

397

Kirby

 

403

Rep. Berger

 

413

Chair Schaufler

 

416

Rep. Holvey

 

421

Chair Schaufler

HB 3353 WORK SESSION

 

423

Chair Schaufler

 

425

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves to ADOPT HB 3353-1 amendments dated 04/02/07. (EXHIBIT L)

 

430

VOTE: 5-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

432

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

 

437

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves HB 3353 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

439

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

441

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

59B

443

Chair Schaufler

HB 3354 PUBLIC HEARING

 

445

Chair Schaufler

 

448

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

459

Chair Schaufler

60B

020

John Stone, Owner, J.P. Stone Contractors, Inc. (EXHIBIT M)

 

039

Bill Cross, Representative, Oregon Landscape Contractors Association (OLCA)

 

042

Chair Schaufler

 

043

Rep. Berger

 

048

Stone

 

052

Chair Schaufler

 

053

Stone

 

055

Chair Schaufler

HB 3354 - WORK SESSION

 

056

Chair Schaufler

 

057

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves to ADOPT HB 3354-1 amendments dated 04/03/07. (EXHIBIT N)

 

059

VOTE: 5-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

060

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

 

061

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves HB 3354 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

063

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

065

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SCHAUFLER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

066

Chair Schaufler

 

067

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 4:43 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3339, written testimony, Jeff Smith, 1 p
  2. HB 3339, written testimony, Ric Ball, 1 p
  3. HB 3339, written testimony, Tom Chamberlain, 1 p
  4. HB 3339, written testimony, Melinda Merrill, 2 pp
  5. HB 3339, written testimony of Steve Konopa, Elizabeth Cushwa, 1 p
  6. HB 2943, written testimony, Hasina Squires, 4 pp
  7. HB 2943, written testimony, John Shilts, 4 pp
  8. HB 2943, -1 amendment, staff 1 p
  9. HB 3353, written testimony, John Gawlista, 2 pp
  10. HB 3353, written testimony, Terry Witt, 1 p
  11. HB 3353, written testimony, Lisa Hanson, 1 p
  12. HB 3353, -1 mendment, staff, 1 p
  13. HB 3354, written testimony, John Stone, 1 p
  14. HB 3354, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p