HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

May 21, 2007 Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M. Tapes 99 - 100

 

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:                    

                                                SB 872A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 872A – Work Session  

                                                SB 982 – 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

99A

002

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

SB 872A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

003

Chair Schaufler

 

004

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

008

Chair Schaufler

 

011

Robert Rosenthal, Attorney, Robert Rosenthal PC

 

022

James Richardson, Attorney, DeBast, McFarland & Richardson, LLP

 

027

Lisa Moultrie, Citizen, Portland

 

045

Rep. Berger

 

048

Rosenthal

 

058

Rep. Berger

 

060

Rosenthal

 

063

Rep Berger

 

068

Rep. Esquivel

 

069

Rosenthal

 

077

Rep. Holvey

 

080

Rosenthal

99A

092

Rep. Holvey

 

092

Chair Schaufler

 

098

Rosenthal

 

099

Chair Schaufler

 

102

Rosenthal

 

109

Rep. Berger

 

113

Rosenthal

 

116

Rep. Holvey

 

119

Rosenthal

 

126

Rep. P. Smith

 

128

Rosenthal

 

131

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

135

Rosenthal

 

142

Chair Schaufler

SB 872A - WORK SESSION

 

145

Chair Schaufler

 

146

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 872A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

148

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

149

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ESQUIVEL will lead discussion on the floor.

 

151

Chair Schaufler

SB 982 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

152

Chair Schaufler

 

153

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

162

Chair Schaufler

 

174

Lee Beyer, Chair, Oregon Public Utilities Commission (OPUC)

 

200

Beyer

 

225

Beyer

 

250

Beyer

 

266

Chair Schaufler

 

277

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

282

Chair Schaufler

 

284

Senator Richard Devlin, State Senator, Senate District #19

 

300

Sen. Devlin

 

325

Sen. Devlin

 

335

Chair Schaufler

 

336

Senator David Nelson, State Senator, Senate District #29

 

354

Sen. Devlin

99A

371

Chair Schaufler

 

375

Rep. Nelson

 

377

Rep. Berger

 

384

Rep. Devlin

 

397

Chair Schaufler

 

412

Virginia Lang, Director of Governmental Relations, Qwest (EXHIBIT A)

 

450

Lang

 

465

Lang

100A

005

Lang

 

025

Lang

 

050

Lang

 

075

Lang

 

100

Lang

 

106

Judy Peppler, President, Qwest (EXHIBIT B)

 

125

Peppler

 

147

Lawrence Reichman, Attorney, Qwest (EXHIBIT C)

 

175

Reichman

 

200

Reichman

 

225

Reichman

 

248

Chair Schaufler

 

252

Rep. Berger

 

259

Peppler

 

273

Rep. Berger

 

274

Chair Schaufler

 

280

Peppler

 

283

Chair Schaufler

 

284

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

287

Peppler

 

293

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

297

Peppler

 

298

Chair Schaufler

 

299

Rep. Holvey

 

305

Peppler

 

323

Chair Schaufler

 

336

Arthur Butler, Attorney, Oregon Telecommunications Ratepayers Association for Cost-based and Equitable Rates (TRACER) (EXHIBIT D)

 

350

Butler

100A

375

Butler

 

400

Butler

 

425

Butler

 

450

Butler

 

465

Butler

99B

014

Butler

 

023

Brant Wolf, Executive Vice-President, Oregon Telecommunications Association

 

040

Doug Cooley, Regulatory Manager, CenturyTel (EXHIBIT E)

 

050

Cooley

 

075

Cooley

 

096

Chair Schaufler

 

102

John DiLorenzo, Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine, Integra Telecom, Inc., XO Communications, Time Warner Telecom, Eschelon Telecom, Inc. (EXHIBITS F & G)

 

125

DiLorenzo

 

150

DiLorenzo

 

175

DiLorenzo

 

200

DiLorenzo

 

225

DiLorenzo

 

235

Rep. Berger

 

241

DiLorenzo

 

248

Rep. Berger

 

256

DiLorenzo

 

275

Rep. Holvey

 

288

DiLorenzo

 

300

DiLorenzo

 

308

Rep. Holvey

 

310

DiLorenzo

 

331

Chair Schaufler

 

335

Ken Saether, President, Communication Workers of America, Local 7906

 

350

Saether

 

375

Gene Eng, Director of Government and External Affairs, Verizon (EXHIBIT H)

 

400

Jeff Bissonette, Organizing Director, Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon (CUB) (EXHIBIT I)

 

425

Bissonette

 

450

Bissonette

 

465

Bissonette

100B

018

Bissonette

 

023

Chair Schaufler

 

030

Steve Lanning, Field Representative, Oregon American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) 

 

039

Barb Young, Government Affairs Manager, Embarq (EXHIBIT J)

 

050

Young

 

065

Andrea Fogue, Senior Associate, League of Oregon Cities (LOC)

 

075

Fogue

 

100

Fogue

 

109

Rep. Berger

 

116

Fogue

 

125

Fogue

 

140

Chair Schaufler

 

154

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 4:51 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 982, written testimony, Virginia Lang, 3 pp
  2. SB 982, written testimony, Judy Peppler, 1 p
  3. SB 982, written testimony, Lawrence Reichman, 9 pp
  4. SB 982, informational packet, Arthur Butler, 5 pp
  5. SB 982, written testimony, Doug Cooley, 2 pp
  6. SB 982, written testimony, John DiLorenzo, 7 pp
  7. SB 982, informational packet, John DiLorenzo, 94 pp
  8. SB 982, -3 amendments, Gene Eng, 10 pp
  9. SB 982, written testimony, Jeff Bissonette, 2 pp
  10. SB 982, written testimony, Barb Young, 2 pp