HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

April 23, 2007 Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M. Tapes 78 - 79

 

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

 

MEMBER EXCUSED: Rep. Patti Smith

 

 

STAFF PRESENT: Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator

Kristen Miller, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 2497 Public Hearing

HB 3357 Public Hearing

HB 2783 Work Session

HB 3339 Work Session

HB 3361 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

79A

003

Chair Schaufler calls the meeting to order at 3:03 p.m.

HB 2497 PUBLIC HEARING

 

004

Chair Schaufler

 

005

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

009

Chair Schaufler

 

015

William Street, Member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) (EXHIBITS A & B)

 

025

Street

 

050

Street

 

075

Street

 

100

Street

 

101

William Haller, Associate General Counsel, IAMAW, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) (EXHIBIT C)

79A

125

Haller

 

148

Chair Schaufler

 

152

Representative Brad Witt, State Representative, House District #31

 

175

Rep. Witt

 

188

Chair Schaufler

 

192

Lincoln Cannon, Director of Forest Resources and Taxation, Oregon Forest Industries Council (EXHIBIT D)

 

200

Cannon

 

225

Cannon

 

246

Patti Case, Public Affairs Manager, Green Diamond Resource Company (EXHIBIT E)

 

275

Case

 

286

Greg Miller, Government Affairs Manager, Weyerhaeuser Company (EXHIBIT F)

 

300

Miller

 

325

Miller

 

350

Miller

 

375

Miller

 

400

Miller

 

412

Chair Schaufler

 

418

Debi Williams, Owner, R & D Williams Log Hauling (EXHIBIT G)

 

425

Williams

 

450

Williams

 

465

Williams

78A

019

Williams

 

025

Williams

 

050

Williams

 

053

James Benson, Owner, J.C. Benson II Inc. (EXHIBIT H)

 

075

Benson

 

100

Benson

 

124

Chair Schaufler

 

129

Ralph Saperstein, Representative, Boise Cascade, Douglas Timber Operators (DTO), Charles Ireland Trucking

 

150

Saperstein

 

175

Saperstein

 

178

Chair Schaufler

 

179

Rep. Holvey

 

183

Saperstein

 

185

Chair Schaufler

78A

186

Rep. Holvey

 

198

Saperstein

 

209

Chair Schaufler

 

210

Rep. Holvey

 

213

Chair Schaufler

 

220

Dennis Woodward, Log Hauler, Northwest Log Truckers Co-op

 

250

Woodward

 

275

Woodward

 

279

RC Wedner, Log Hauler, Northwest Log Truckers Co-op

 

300

Wedner

 

325

Wedner

 

346

Chair Schaufler

 

364

Rep. Berger

 

375

Rep. Berger

 

399

Chair Schaufler

HB 3357 PUBLIC HEARING

 

402

Chair Schaufler

 

403

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

408

Vice-Chair Esquivel

 

410

Van Winkle

 

416

Mary Botkin, Senior Political Coordinator, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFCME)

 

425

Botkin

 

450

Botkin

 

465

Botkin

79B

018

Botkin

 

025

Botkin

 

050

Botkin

 

065

David Shotts, Employee, Oregon Department of Corrections (EXHIBITS I & J)

 

075

Shotts

 

100

Shotts

 

125

Shotts

 

150

Shotts

 

175

Shotts

 

193

Chair Schaufler

 

195

Botkin

 

200

Chair Schaufler

 

202

Rep. Berger

79B

210

Rep. Esquivel

 

222

Chair Schaufler

HB 2783 WORK SESSION

 

228

Chair Schaufler

 

230

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

240

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves to ADOPT HB 2783-2 amendments dated 04/13/07. (EXHIBIT K)

 

241

Rep. Berger

 

242

VOTE: 6-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

243

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

 

245

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves HB 2783A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

247

VOTE: 6-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

248

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

250

Chair Schaufler

HB 3339 WORK SESSION

 

258

Chair Schaufler

 

259

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

263

Chair Schaufler

 

271

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

 

283

Chair Schaufler

 

288

Rep. Esquivel

 

305

Smith

 

310

Chair Schaufler

 

319

Smith

 

326

Chair Schaufler

 

329

Elizabeth Cushwa, Representative, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)

 

344

Rep. Berger

 

349

Cushwa

 

361

Chair Schaufler

 

367

Smith

 

368

Chair Schaufler

 

371

MOTION: Rep. Rosenbaum moves HB 3339 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

372

Rep. Berger

79B

383

Chair Schaufler

 

385

VOTE: 4-2-1

AYE: 4 - Edwards C., Holvey, Rosenbaum, Schaufler

NAY: 2 - Berger, Esquivel

EXCUSED: 1 - Smith P.

 

387

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

390

Chair Schaufler

HB 3361 WORK SESSION

 

395

Chair Schaufler

 

396

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

405

Rep. Esquivel

 

414

Van Winkle

 

418

Chair Schaufler

 

422

Rep. Holvey

 

427

Chair Schaufler

 

431

MOTION: Rep. Rosenbaum moves HB 3361 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

433

VOTE: 6-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

435

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

 

442

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 4:37 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2497, written testimony, William Street, 2 pp
  2. HB 2497, prepared information, William Street, 3 pp
  3. HB 2497, written testimony, William Haller, 6 pp
  4. HB 2497, written testimony, Lincoln Cannon, 2 pp
  5. HB 2497, written testimony, Patti Case, 1 p
  6. HB 2497, written testimony, Greg Miller, 6 pp
  7. HB 2497, written testimony, Debi Williams, 4 pp
  8. HB 2497, written testimony, James Benson, 2 pp
  9. HB 3357, written testimony, David Shotts, 3 pp
  10. HB 3357, prepared information, David Shotts, 7 pp
  11. HB 2783, -2 amendments, staff, 1 p