HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

May 30, 2007 Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M. Tapes 104 - 105

 

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 982 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 982 – Work Session

                                                SB 183A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 183A – Work Session

                                                SB 506A – Work Session

                                                SB 253A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 253A – Work Session

                                                SB 688A – Public Hearing

                                                SB 688A – Work Session

                                                SB 342A – Work Session

                                                SB 404A – 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

104A

002

Chair Schaufler calls the meeting to order at 3:07 p.m.

SB 982 – WORK SESSION

 

004

Chair Schaufler

 

006

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

012

Chair Schaufler

 

015

Senator Rick Metsger, State Senator, Senate District #26 (EXHIBIT A)

 

025

Sen. Metsger

 

050

Sen. Metsger

 

075

Sen. Metsger

 

100

Sen. Metsger

104A

125

Sen. Metsger

 

130

Chair Schaufler

 

134

Pete Shepherd, Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General

 

136

Chair Schaufler

 

140

Rep. Berger

 

143

Sen. Metsger

 

149

Shepherd

 

154

Chair Schaufler

 

155

Rep. P. Smith

 

161

Rep. Esquivel

 

167

Rep. Berger

 

169

Sen. Metsger

 

170

Shepherd

 

180

Chair Schaufler

 

182

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

193

Sen. Metsger

 

205

Rep. Rosenbaum (EXHIBIT B)

 

207

Sen. Metsger

 

225

Shepherd

 

250

Shepherd

 

258

Rep. Holvey

 

277

Sen. Metsger

 

291

Rep. Holvey

 

309

Shepherd

 

324

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

338

Shepherd

 

347

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

350

Shepherd

 

360

Chair Schaufler

 

367

Jeston Black, Research Consultant,Oregon Education Association

 

394

Chair Schaufler

 

396

David Williams, Legislative and Public Affairs Specialist, Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA)

 

413

Chair Schaufler

 

414

Rep. Berger

 

421

Chair Schaufler

SB 982 – WORK SESSION

 

428

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves to ADOPT SB 982-5 amendments dated 05/30/07. (EXHIBIT C)

104A

429

VOTE:  5-2-0

AYE:              5 - Berger, Edwards C., Esquivel, Smith P., Schaufler

NAY:              2 - Holvey, Rosenbaum

 

430

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

 

431

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

450

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

465

Chair Schaufler

 

469

Rep. Esquivel

 

471

Chair Schaufler

 

476

Rep. C. Edwards

105A

016

Rep. C. Edwards

 

025

Rep. C. Edwards

 

028

Chair Schaufler

 

032

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 982 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

033

VOTE:  5-2-0

AYE:              5 - Berger, Edwards C., Esquivel, Smith P., Schaufler

NAY:              2 - Holvey, Rosenbaum

 

034

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ESQUIVEL will lead discussion on the floor.

 

035

Rep. Holvey

 

041

Chair Schaufler

 

044

Rep. Esquivel

 

047

Rep. P. Smith

 

049

Chair Schaufler

SB 183A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

058

Chair Schaufler

 

059

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

062

Chair Schaufler

 

065

Senator Alan Bates, State Senator, Senate District #3

 

085

Sen. Bates

 

100

Representative Ron Maurer, State Representative, House District #3

 

115

Cory Streisinger, Director, Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS)

 

121

Chair Schaufler

SB 183A – WORK SESSION

 

123

Chair Schaufler

 

125

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves to ADOPT SB 183-A16 amendments dated 05/29/07. (EXHIBIT D)

 

126

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

127

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

105A

128

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 183A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

130

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

131

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

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

 

134

Chair Schaufler

SB 506A - WORK SESSION

 

138

Chair Schaufler

 

139

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

148

Chair Schaufler

 

157

Ronald Atwood, Attorney, Oregon Self Insurers Association

 

169

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

183

Atwood

 

200

Atwood

 

217

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

234

Atwood

 

243

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

253

Atwood

 

275

Atwood

 

286

Chair Schaufler

 

292

Atwood

 

304

Chair Schaufler

 

308

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

309

Atwood

 

311

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

325

Chair Schaufler

 

333

Atwood

 

340

Rep. Holvey

 

359

Atwood

 

375

Chair Schaufler

 

378

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

379

Chair Schaufler

 

382

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

 

400

Shilts

 

412

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

417

Shilts

 

425

Shilts

105A

454

Chair Schaufler

 

461

Shilts

 

470

Chair Schaufler

 

471

Shilts

104B

020

Shilts

 

032

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

036

Shilts

 

046

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

051

Shilts

 

054

Chair Schaufler

 

056

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves to ADOPT SB 506-A3 amendments dated 05/29/07. (EXHIBIT E)

 

057

VOTE:  4-3-0

AYE:               4 - Berger, Edwards C., Esquivel, Schaufler

NAY:               3 - Holvey, Rosenbaum, Smith P.

 

058

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

 

059

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

061

Chair Schaufler

 

073

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 506A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

074

VOTE:  4-3-0

AYE:               4 - Berger, Edwards C., Esquivel, Schaufler

NAY:               3 - Holvey, Rosenbaum, Smith P.

 

075

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SCHAUFLER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

077

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

100

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

105

Chair Schaufler

 

106

Rep. C. Edwards

 

118

Chair Schaufler

 

119

Rep. P. Smith

 

124

Chair Schaufler

 

130

Rep. Holvey

 

133

Chair Schaufler

SB 253A - PUBLIC HEARING

 

136

Chair Schaufler

 

138

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

141

Chair Schaufler

 

142

Christopher Moore, Attorney, Malagen, Moore & Jensen (EXHIBIT F)

 

157

Chair Schaufler

SB 253A – WORK SESSION

104B

159

Chair Schaufler

 

160

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 253A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

163

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

164

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

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

 

165

Chair Schaufler

SB 688A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

168

Chair Schaufler

 

169

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

178

Stephen Entler, General Manager, Radio Cab Company (EXHIBITS G & H)

 

200

Entler

 

212

Chair Schaufler

 

216

Chris Davie, Vice President of Corporate Policy and External Affairs, SAIF Corp.

 

235

Chair Schaufler

 

239

Davie

 

245

Chair Schaufler

 

250

Entler

 

255

Chair Schaufler

 

256

Rep. Berger

 

258

Van Winkle

 

264

Rep. Berger

 

268

Van Winkle

 

270

Chair Schaufler

SB 688A – WORK SESSION

 

273

Chair Schaufler

 

274

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves to ADOPT SB 688-A4 amendments dated 05/30/07. (EXHIBIT I)

 

275

VOTE:  5-2-0

AYE:              5 - Berger, Edwards C., Esquivel, Smith P., Schaufler

NAY:              2 - Holvey, Rosenbaum

 

276

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

 

278

Rep. Holvey

 

292

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 688A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

295

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

300

VOTE:  5-2-0

AYE:              5 - Berger, Edwards C., Esquivel, Smith P., Schaufler

NAY:              2 - Holvey, Rosenbaum

104B

304

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SCHAUFLER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

305

Chair Schaufler

SB 342A – WORK SESSION

 

311

Chair Schaufler

 

312

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

323

Chair Schaufler

 

326

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 342A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

329

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

331

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

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

 

333

Chair Schaufler

SB 404A – WORK SESSION

 

341

Chair Schaufler

 

342

Theresa Van Winkle, Administrator

 

356

Chair Schaufler

 

359

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

365

Chair Schaufler

 

369

Rep. Berger

 

371

Van Winkle

 

383

Martin Alvey, Attorney, Martin Alvey, PC

 

392

Chair Schaufler

 

394

Randy Elmer, Attorney, Kryger, Alexander, Egan, & Elmer, P.C.

 

406

Chair Schaufler

 

416

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves to ADOPT SB 404-A4 amendments dated 05/23/07. (EXHIBIT J)

 

418

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

419

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

 

418

MOTION:  Rep. Esquivel moves SB 404A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

419

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

420

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

440

Rep. Rosenbaum gives notice of a Minority Report for SB 982.

 

445

Rep. Berger

 

450

Rep. Esquivel

 

458

Rep. P. Smith

104B

465

Rep. C. Edwards

 

473

Rep. Rosenbaum

105B

015

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

017

Rep. Holvey

 

020

Chair Schaufler

 

022

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 4:42 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 982, prepared information, Sen. Rick Metsger, 14 pp
  2. SB 982, written letter by Legislative Counsel, Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, 4 pp
  3. SB 982, -5 Amendments, staff, 8 pp
  4. SB 183A, -A16 amendments, staff, 3 pp
  5. SB 506A, -A3 amendments, staff, 1 p
  6. SB 253A, written testimony, Christopher Moore, 3 pp
  7. SB 688A, written testimony, Stephen Entler, 3 pp
  8. SB 688A, Driver’s Petition Sheets, Stephen Entler, 23 pp
  9. SB 688A, -A4 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  10. SB 404A, -A4 amendments, staff, 2 pp