HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS, ETHICS AND RULES

TAPE LOG

 

March 14, 2007   Hearing Room E

8:30 A.M. Tapes  35 -  36

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger, Vice-Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Arnie Roblan

Rep. Kim Thatcher

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Sal Esquivel

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

Shauna Parker, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HCR 4 - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2761 - 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

35A

003

Chair Rosenbaum opens the meeting at 8:34 a.m.

HCR 4- PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

008

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

010

Chair Rosenbaum

 

014

Rep. Kim Thatcher, State Representative, House District #25

 

038

Rep. Jerry Krummel, State Representative, House District #26

 

081

Chair Rosenbaum

 

084

Judy VanAtta, Director, Newell House

 

105

Chair Rosenbaum

 

109

Greg Leo, President, Friends of Historic Champoeg

 

132

Stembridge

 

135

Chair Rosenbaum

 

137

Rep. Roblan

 

144

MOTION:  Rep. Buckley moves to ADOPT HCR 4-1 amendments dated 3/12/07.

 

146

VOTE:  6-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Esquivel, Thatcher

 

 

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

35A

150

MOTION:  Rep. Buckley moves HCR 4 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

152

Chair Rosenbuam

 

158

VOTE:  5-0-2

AYE:               5 - Berger, Buckley, Hunt, Roblan, Rosenbaum

EXCUSED:     2 - Esquivel, Thatcher

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. THATCHER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

159

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 2761- PUBLIC HEARING

 

160

Chair Rosenbaum

 

172

Rep. Peter Buckley, State Representative, House District #5 (EXHIBITS A & B)

 

222

Chair Rosenbaum

 

226

Rep. Berger

 

230

Rep. Buckley

 

233

Rep. Berger

 

244

Rep. Buckley

 

253

Rep. Roblan

 

266

Rep. Buckley

 

284

Rep. Roblan

 

294

Chair Rosenbaum

 

297

Rep. Buckley

 

302

Rep. Roblan

 

306

Rep. Buckley

 

313

Rep. Hunt

 

324

Rep. Buckley

 

334

Rep. Hunt

 

345

Rep. Buckley

 

353

Chair Rosenbaum

 

360

MOTION:  Rep. Rosenbaum requests unanimous consent that the rules be SUSPENDED to allow REP. THATCHER to BE RECORDED as voting AYE on the “MOTION:  Rep. Buckley moves HCR 4 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED AS AMENDED recommendation."

 

 

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

 

363

Chair Rosenabaum

HB 2761- PUBLIC HEARING

 

370

Chair Rosenbaum

 

377

Nicole Williams, Clatsop County Clerk, Oregon Association of County Clerks

36A

025

Rep. Thatcher

 

033

Williams

 

040

Rep. Thatcher

 

042

Rep. Buckley

 

047

Pamela Vavra, Citizen, Ashland

 

102

Rep. Roblan

 

111

Vavra

 

123

Rep. Buckley

 

125

Rep. Thatcher

 

130

Vavra

 

140

Chair Rosenbaum

 

142

Vavra

 

154

Chair Rosenbaum

 

158

Blair Bobier, Professor of Political Science, Western Oregon University (EXHIBIT C)

 

195

Chair Rosenbaum

 

198

Bobier

 

286

Rep. Thatcher

 

300

Bobier

 

317

Rep. Roblan

 

322

Bobier

 

335

George Grosd, Council Member, City of Corvallis

 

360

Rep. Berger

 

376

Grosd

 

390

John Gear, Citizen, Salem

35B

044

Rep. Hunt

 

046

Gear

 

055

Bobier

 

061

Gear

 

081

Chair Rosenbuam

 

090

John Lindback, Director of Elections, Secretary of State’s Office (EXHIBIT D)

 

220

Rep. Roblan

 

225

Lindback

 

249

Chair Rosenbaum

 

251

Rep. Buckley

 

273

Lindback

35B

306

Rep. Buckley

 

310

Lindback

 

354

Rep. Hunt

 

372

Lindback

 

380

Rep. Hunt

 

397

Lindback

 

428

Rep. Hunt

 

433

Rep. Roblan

 

441

Lindback

36B

020

Rep. Thatcher

 

034

Chair Rosenbaum

 

036

Rep. Roblan

 

040

Chair Rosenbaum

 

050

Justin Krug, Citizen, Happy Valley

 

070

Rep. Roblan

 

076

Krug

 

087

Rep. Roblan

 

090

Chair Rosenbaum

 

092

Krug

 

103

Chair Rosenbaum

 

113

Dr. Alan F. Zundel, Citizen, Eugene (EXHIBIT E)

 

146

Rep. Roblan

 

150

Zundel

 

151

Rep. Roblan

 

153

Zundel

 

158

David Delk, Co- Chair, Alliance for Democracy Portland, Oregon Chapter (EXHIBIT F)

 

212

Fillard Rhyne, Executive Director, Fair Vote Oregon

 

262

Chair Rosenbaum

 

267

Delk

 

281

Rep. Roblan

 

289

Delk

 

295

Chair Rosenbaum

 

300

Judy Barnes, Executive Director, Rogue Valley & Art Center

 

409

Rep. Roblan

 

419

Barnes

 

431

Chair Rosenbaum

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

 

 

Mike Beilstein, Council Member, City of Corvallis (EXHIBIT G)

36B

436

Chair Rosenbaum adjourns the meeting at 10:30 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2761, Instant Runoff Voting Chart, Rep. Peter Buckley, 1 p
  2. HB 2761, Letter to Committee Members, Rep. Peter Buckley, 1 p
  3. HB 2761, written testimony, Blair Bobier, 2 pp
  4. HB 2761, Informational Packet, John Lindback, 4 pp
  5. HB 2761, written testimony, Alan Zundel, 10 pp
  6. HB 2761, written testimony, David Delk, 3 pp
  7. HB 2761, written testimony, Mike Beilstein, 1 p