HOUSE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION

TAPE LOG

 

March 26, 2007   Hearing Room E

1:00 P.M. Tapes  55 – 56

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Paul Holvey, Chair

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, Vice-Chair

Rep. Donna Nelson, Vice-Chair

Rep. Larry Galizio

Rep. Vic Gilliam

Rep. Fred Girod

Rep. Chuck Riley

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Steve Dixon, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD:                     HB 2221 – Work Session

                                                HB 2224 – Work Session

                                                HB 2792 – Work Session

                                                HB 2002, HB 3321, & HB 3103 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2002 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2002 & HB 3103 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 3103 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 3321 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2221 – 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

55A

002

Chair Holvey calls the meeting to order at 1:08 p.m.

HB 2221 – WORK SESSION

 

016

Joel Ario, Administrator, Insurance Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT A)

 

028

Chair Holvey

 

029

Ario

 

032

Rep. Nelson

 

041

Ario

 

049

Rep. Nelson

 

053

Ario

 

057

Rep. Nelson

 

060

Ario

 

067

Chair Holvey

55A

072

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves to ADOPT HB 2221-2 amendments dated 3/19/07.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gilliam

 

 

Chair Holvey declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves HB 2221 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

(See Page 6, Tape Count 330)

 

 

Chair Holvey declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BONAMICI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

094

Rep. Girod

 

096

Chair Holvey

 

097

Rep. Bonamici

 

098

Chair Holvey

HB 2224 – WORK SESSION

 

109

Joel Ario, Administrator, Insurance Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT B)

 

126

Rep. Riley

 

137

Ario

 

142

Chair Holvey

 

147

Rep. Bonamici

 

150

Chair Holvey

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves to ADOPT HB 2224-1 amendments dated 3/1/07.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

 

Chair Holvey hears no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves HB 2224 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Holvey declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. NELSON will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 2792 – WORK SESSION

 

175

Chair Holvey

 

185

Rep. Riley

 

187

Chair Holvey

 

196

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves HB 2792 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Holvey declares the motion CARRIED.

55A

198

MOTION:  Rep. Riley moves HB 2792 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

 

Chair Holvey hears no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

HB 2002, HB 3321, HB 3103 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

240

Joel Ario, Administrator, Insurance Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBITS C, D, E)

 

255

Chair Holvey

 

260

Ario

56A

001

Ario

 

037

Rep. Riley

 

047

Ario

 

057

Rep. Girod

 

063

Ario

 

076

Rep. Nelson

 

085

Ario

 

086

Rep. Nelson

 

090

Ario

 

095

Rep. Nelson

 

098

Ario

 

099

Rep. Nelson

 

105

Ario

 

113

Rep. Nelson

 

117

Ario

 

120

Rep. Nelson

 

122

Ario

 

130

Chair Holvey

 

134

Rep. Nancy Nathanson, House District 13

 

201

Rep. Bonamici

 

207

Ario

 

221

Rep. Nathanson

 

231

Rep. Gilliam

 

235

Rep. Nathanson

 

254

Rep. Nelson

 

274

Rep. Nathanson

 

288

Ario

 

318

Chair Holvey

 

323

Rep. Riley

 

332

Rep. Nelson

56A

355

Ario

 

381

Chair Holvey

 

384

Ario

 

385

Chair Holvey

 

397

Ario

 

426

Chair Holvey closes the public hearing on HB 3321 and 3103

HB 2002 – PUBLIC HEARING

55B

001

Elise Brown, America’s Health Insurance Plans

 

018

Chair Holvey

 

020

Nancy Nevins, Lifewise

 

022

Rep. Nelson

 

024

Nevins

 

026

Rep. Nelson

 

029

Brown

 

036

Rep. Nelson

 

038

Brown

 

040

Rep. Nelson

 

041

Nevins

 

052

Brown

 

055

Rep. Bonamici

 

060

Brown

 

064

Rep. Bonamici

 

068

Brown

 

070

Rep. Galizio

 

078

Brown

 

092

Laura Etherton, Consumer Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) (EXHIBIT F)

 

135

Chair Holvey re-opens the public hearing on HB 3103

HB 2002 & HB 3103 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

166

Duke Shepard, Oregon AFL-CIO

 

175

Rep. Galizio

 

183

Etherton

 

186

Rep. Riley

 

189

Etherton

 

192

Rep. Nelson

 

200

Etherton

 

211

Rep. Riley

 

222

Chair Holvey closes the public hearing on HB 2002

 

HB 3103 – PUBLIC HEARING

55B

228

Jim Gravette, PacificSource Health Plans (EXHIBIT I)

 

285

Chair Holvey

 

289

Rep. Riley

 

299

Gravette

 

320

Rep. Riley

 

323

Gravette

 

332

Chair Holvey

 

345

Gravette

 

368

Chair Holvey

 

376

Gravette

 

384

Chair Holvey

 

386

Gravette

 

395

Chair Holvey

 

402

Joel Ario, Administrator, Insurance Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services

 

404

Chair Holvey

 

406

Ario

 

419

Chair Holvey

 

421

Gravette

56B

011

Rep. Girod

 

013

Gravette

 

027

Chair Holvey closes the public hearing on HB 3103 and re-opens a public hearing on HB 3321

HB 3321 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

035

Mike Dewey, The ODS Companies

 

042

Robert Milesnick, Legislative Liaison, The ODS Companies (EXHIBIT J)

           

092

Rep. Bonamici

 

096

Milesnick

 

101

Rep. Bonamici

 

103

Dewey

 

122

Rep. Riley

 

125

Milesnick

 

133

Chair Holvey

 

136

Dewey

 

146

Mike Becker, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon (EXHIBIT K)

 

184

John Powell, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

56B

220

Chair Holvey

 

227

Duke Shepard, Oregon AFL-CIO (EXHIBIT L)

 

263

Maribeth Healey, Executive Director, Oregonians for Health Security (EXHIBIT M)

 

313

Laura Etherton, Consumer Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG)

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Edward Nieubuurt, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Providence Health Plan (EXHIBIT N)

HB 2221 – WORK SESSION

 

330

Rep. Bonamici requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow REP. GILLIAM to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the motion to move HB 2221 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Galizio, Girod

 

 

Chair Holvey hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

328

Chair Holvey adjourns the meeting at 2:59 p.m.

           

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2221, -2 amendments, staff, 5 pp
  2. HB 2224, -1 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  3. HB 2002, prepared testimony and information, Joel Ario, 13 pp
  4. HB 3321, prepared testimony and information, Joel Ario, 13 pp
  5. HB 3103, prepared testimony and information, Joel Ario, 13 pp
  6. HB 2002, prepared testimony, Laura Etherton, 2 pp
  7. HB 3321, prepared testimony, Laura Etherton, 2 pp
  8. HB 3103, prepared testimony, Laura Etherton, 2 pp
  9. HB 3103, prepared testimony, Jim Gravette, 1 p
  10. HB 3321, prepared testimony, Robert Milesnick, 3 pp
  11. HB 3321, prepared testimony, Mike Becker, 13 pp
  12. HB 3321, prepared testimony, Duke Shepard, 2 pp
  13. HB 3321, prepared testimony and information, Maribeth Healey, 21 pp
  14. HB 3321, prepared testimony, Edward Nieubuurt, 2 pp