HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS, ETHICS AND RULES

TAPE LOG

 

March 21, 2007   Hearing Room E

8:30 A.M. Tapes  41 - 42

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger, Vice-Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Arnie Roblan

Rep. Kim Thatcher

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

Shauna Parker, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HJR 43 - Public Hearing

                                                HB 2084 - 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

41A

003

Chair Rosenbaum opens the meeting at 8:31 a.m.

HJR 43 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

008

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

011

Chair Rosenbaum

 

018

Bill Bradbury, Secretary of State

 

061

Rep. Buckley

 

067

Bradbury

 

074

Chair Rosenbaum

 

077

Bradbury

 

081

Chair Rosenbaum

 

083

Rep. Esquivel

 

086

Bradbury

 

097

Rep. Esquivel

 

100

Bradbury

 

108

Chair Rosenbaum

41A

113

Rep. Buckley

 

118

Bradbury

 

122

Rep. Roblan

 

131

Bradbury

 

141

Rep. Roblan

 

144

Bradbury

 

152

Chair Rosenbaum

 

154

Rep. Ben Cannon, State Representative, House District #46

 

231

Rep. Buckley

 

240

Rep. Thatcher

 

245

Rep. Cannon

 

248

Rep. Buckley

 

251

Chair Rosenbaum

 

265

Annette Newingham,, Lane County Clerk, Oregon Association of County Clerks (EXHIBIT B)

 

370

Chair Rosenbaum

 

375

Sen. Ryan Deckert, State Senator, Senate District #14 (EXHIBITS C & D)

 

442

Chair Rosenbaum

 

449

Rep. Berger

 

452

Newingham

 

470

Rep. Berger

 

472

Newingham

42A

030

Rep. Berger

 

032

Newingham

 

040

Chair Rosenbaum

 

043

Rep. Thatcher

 

052

Newingham

 

061

Rep. Buckley

 

064

Newingham

 

084

Rep. Buckley

 

091

Newingham

 

094

Chair Rosenbaum

 

100

Alex Aronson, Lead Organizer, Building Votes’

 

134

Rep. Thatcher

 

137

Aronson

 

143

Rep. Thatcher

 

146

Aronson

 

148

Jenni Simonis, Activist, Gresham

42A

203

Brett Rowlett, Legislative Director Oregon Student Association (EXHIBIT E)

 

261

Chair Rosenbaum

 

266

Brenda Bayes, Deputy Director of Elections, Secretary of State’s Office

 

270

Rep. Berger

 

275

Bayes

 

283

Rep. Berger

 

286

Bayes

 

293

Rep. Thatcher

 

296

Bayes

 

299

Rep. Thatcher

 

301

Chair Rosenbaum

 

308

Janice Thompson, Executive Director, Money in Politics Based Action Project

 

378

Chair Rosenbaum

 

393

Marika Zimmerly

 

433

Norman Turrill, First Vice President, League of Women Voters (EXHIBIT F)

41B

021

Jefferson Smith, Executive Director, Bus Project (EXHIBIT G)

 

093

Rep. Roblan

 

099

Smith

 

124

Chair Rosenbaum

 

126

Smith

 

134

Rep. Thatcher

 

137

Smith

 

143

Rep. Thatcher

 

145

Smith

 

152

Rep. Thatcher

 

154

Smith

 

163

Rep. Roblan

 

168

Smith

 

173

Rep. Berger

 

180

Chair Rosenbaum

 

188

Lauren Etherton, Consumer Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group

 

229

Andi Miller, Senior Policy Analyst, Oregon Business Association (EXHIBIT H)

 

245

David Buchanan, Executive Director, Oregon Common Cause

 

406

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 2084 - WORK SESSION

41B

415

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

431

Chair Rosenbaum

 

439

Stembridge

 

445

Brenda Bayes, Deputy Director of Elections, Secretary of State’s Office

 

459

Chair Rosenbaum

 

462

Bayes

42B

031

Chair Rosenbaum

 

033

Bayes

 

043

Rep. Hunt

 

049

Bayes

 

051

Rep. Hunt

 

054

Bayes

 

058

Chair Rosenbaum

 

060

Bayes

 

063

Annette Newingham,, Lane County Clerk, Oregon Association of County Clerks

 

074

Rep. Berger

 

084

Chair Rosenbaum

 

088

Rep. Thatcher

 

097

Newingham

 

105

Rep. Thatcher

 

109

Newingham

 

118

Rep. Thatcher

 

120

Newingham

 

125

Chair Rosenbaum

 

131

Newingham

 

135

Rep. Berger

 

148

MOTION:  Rep. Berger moves to ADOPT HB 2084-1 amendments dated 3/13/07.

 

151

Rep. Esquivel

 

160

Chair Rosenbaum

 

163

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Hunt, Roblan

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

 

169

Chair Rosenbaum

HJR 43 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

170

Andi Miller, Senior Policy Analyst, Oregon Business Association

 

182

Chair Rosenbaum

 

188

Marc Lucca, Chair, Polk County Young Republicans

42B

243

Rep. Buckley

 

257

Lucca

 

284

Chair Rosenbaum

The following written testimony was submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Joe Baessler, Political Coordinator, Oregon AFSCME (EXHIBIT A)

 

 

Miles Rapoport, President, DEMOS (EXHIBIT J)

 

289

Chair Rosenbaum adjourns the meeting at 10:21 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HJR 43, written testimony, Joe Baessler, 1 p
  2. HJR 43, written testimony, Annette Newingham, 1 p
  3. HJR 43, written testimony, Sen. Ryan Deckert, 2 pp
  4. HJR 43, Election Day Registration Policy Brief, Sen. Ryan Deckert, 8 pp
  5. HJR 43, written testimony, Brett Rowlett, 1 p
  6. HJR 43, written testimony, Norman Turrill, 1 p
  7. HJR 43, Same Day Voter Registration Fact Sheet, Jefferson Smith, 1 p
  8. HJR 43, Election Day Registration Informational Handout, Andi Miller, 3 pp
  9. HB 2084, Email from County Clerks, staff, 2 pp
  10. HJR 43, written testimony, Miles Rapoport, 6 pp