HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

May 02, 2007 Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M.  Tapes 88 - 89

 

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:                    

                                                SB 202 – Work Session

                                                SB 203 – Work Session

                                                SB 403A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 403A – Work Session

                                                SB 545A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 545A – Work Session

                                                SB 748A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 748A – Work Session

                                                SB 559A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 559A – Work Session

                                                SB 747A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 747A – 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

88A

001

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

SB 202 – WORK SESSION

 

002

Chair Schaufler

 

003

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

006

Chair Schaufler

 

011

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 202 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

012

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. P. Smith

88A

013

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ROSENBAUM will lead discussion on the floor.

 

015

Chair Schaufler

SB 203 – WORK SESSION

 

017

Chair Schaufler

 

018

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

021

Chair Schaufler

 

024

Rep. Esquivel

 

028

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

 

039

Chair Schaufler

 

041

MOTION:  Rep. Rosenbaum moves SB 203 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

042

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

043

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ROSENBAUM will lead discussion on the floor.

 

045

Chair Schaufler

SB 403A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

051

Chair Schaufler

 

054

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

056

Chair Schaufler

 

059

Bill Perry, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Restaurant Association (ORA) (EXHIBIT A)

 

075

Perry

 

092

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

 

101

Chair Schaufler

 

103

Rep. Holvey

 

108

Hammond

 

124

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

131

Perry

 

150

Perry

 

158

Chair Schaufler

SB 403A – WORK SESSION

 

160

Chair Schaufler

 

162

MOTION:  Rep. Holvey moves SB 403A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

164

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. P. Smith

88A

165

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ESQUIVEL will lead discussion on the floor.

 

166

Chair Schaufler

SB 545A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

170

Chair Schaufler

 

171

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

179

Chair Schaufler

 

185

Wally Ordeman, Funeral Director, Oregon Funeral Director’s Association (EXHIBIT B)

 

200

Ordeman

 

225

Ordeman

 

236

Chair Schaufler

SB 545A – WORK SESSION

 

238

Chair Schaufler

 

243

MOTION:  Rep. Holvey moves SB 545A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

245

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. C. Edwards

 

246

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. C. EDWARDS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

248

Chair Schaufler

SB 748A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

255

Chair Schaufler

 

256

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

259

Chair Schaufler

 

263

Stephen McConnel, Representative, Legislative Policy Committee of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) (EXHIBIT C)

 

275

McConnel

 

300

McConnel

 

315

Jens Andersen, Treasurer, Oregon Board of Accountancy (EXHIBIT D)

 

325

Andersen

 

348

Chair Schaufler

 

351

Rep. Holvey

 

361

McConnel

 

375

McConnel

 

383

Rep. Holvey

 

394

McConnel

 

402

Rep. Holvey

88A

409

Chair Schaufler

 

412

Rep. C. Edwards

 

420

McConnel

 

440

McConnel

 

459

Chair Schaufler

 

469

Carol Reeves, Administrator, Oregon Board of Accountancy

89A

019

Reeves

 

025

Chair Schaufler

 

026

Rep. Holvey

 

028

Reeves

 

029

Chair Schaufler

SB 748A – WORK SESSION

 

032

Chair Schaufler

 

033

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 748A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

035

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

036

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

038

Chair Schaufler

 

040

Rep. Berger

 

041

Chair Schaufler

SB 559A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

042

Chair Schaufler

 

043

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

048

Chair Schaufler

 

053

John Shilts, Administrator, Department of Consumer and Business Services, Workers Compensation Division (EXHIBIT E)

 

075

Shilts

 

100

Shilts

 

125

Shilts

 

127

Shawn Miller, Representative, Liberty Northwest Insurance

 

150

Miller

 

153

Chair Schaufler

 

154

Miller

 

158

David Lake, Vice President, Liberty Northwest Insurance (EXHIBIT F)

 

171

Chair Schaufler

 

172

Rep. Holvey

 

179

Shilts

89A

196

Rep. Holvey

 

197

Chair Schaufler

 

203

Brian Miller, Representative, Farmers Insurance Group (EXHIBIT G)

SB 559A – WORK SESSION

 

205

Chair Schaufler

 

215

MOTION:  Rep. Berger moves SB 559A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

218

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

219

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BERGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

221

Chair Schaufler

HB 747A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

220

Chair Schaufler

 

221

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

227

Chair Schaufler

 

229

Athena Zeek, Lobbyist, Oregon Horseman’s Benevolent Protective Association (OHBPA) (EXHIBITS H & I)

 

250

Zeek

 

272

Chair Schaufler

 

276

Rep. Berger

 

290

Zeek

 

307

Rep. Esquivel

 

310

Chair Schaufler

 

312

Dick Cartney, Executive Director, OHBPA

 

327

Chair Schaufler

 

329

Cartney

 

350

Cartney

 

352

Chair Schaufler

 

357

Rep. C. Edwards

 

359

Cartney

 

375

Cartney

 

383

Rep. C. Edwards

 

395

Rep. Holvey

 

404

Zeek

 

415

Chair Schaufler

SB 747A – WORK SESSION

 

431

Chair Schaufler

 

437

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 747A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

89A

439

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. P. Smith

 

441

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SCHAUFLER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

442

Chair Schaufler

 

446

Rep. Holvey

 

453

Chair Schaufler

 

466

Athena Zeek, Lobbyist Oregon Horseman’s Benevolent Protective Association (OHBPA)

88A

019

Zeek

 

020

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

022

Zeek

 

030

Rep. C. Edwards

 

035

Chair Schaufler

 

036

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

037

Chair Schaufler

 

042

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 4:07 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 403A, written testimony, Bill Perry, 2 pp
  2. SB545A, written testimony, Wally Ordeman, 2 pp
  3. SB 748A, written testimony, Stephen McConnel, 2 pp
  4. SB 748A, written testimony, Jens Anderson, 2 pp
  5. SB 559A, written testimony, John Shilts, 2 pp
  6. SB 559A, written testimony, David Lake, 3 pp
  7. SB 559A, written testimony, Athena Zeek, 2 pp
  8. SB 747A, voucher example, Athena Zeek, 1 p