HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS, ETHICS AND RULES

TAPE LOG

 

March 28, 2007†† Hearing Room E

8:30 A.M. Tapes47 - 49

 

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:

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† HCR 11- Public Hearing and Work Session

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† HB 2084- Work Session

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† HB 3325- Public Hearing

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† HJR 14- Work Session

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† HB 3040- 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

47A

003

Chair Rosenbaum opens the meeting at 8:32 a.m.

HCR 11- PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

010

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

012

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, State Representative, House District #34 (EXHIBITS A & B)

 

067

Danny Santos, Policy Advisor, Governorís Office (EXHIBIT C)

 

116

Chair Rosenbaum

 

118

Rep. Thatcher

 

120

Rep. Berger

 

128

Rep. Bonamici

 

133

MOTION:Rep. Berger moves HCR 11 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

 

141

VOTE:6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:1 - Hunt

47A

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BONAMICI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

143

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 2084 - WORK SESSION

 

146

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

163

Chair Rosenbaum

 

170

MOTION:Rep. Buckley moves HB 2084 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means.

 

175

Chair Rosenbaum

 

180

Rep. Berger

 

182

Chair Rosenbaum

 

185

Stembridge

 

188

Chair Rosenbaum

 

190

Rep. Berger

 

220

VOTE:6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:1 - Hunt

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

 

225

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 3325 -PUBLIC HEARING

 

226

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

235

Dr. John Koza, Founder, National Popular Vote (EXHIBIT D)

 

308

Rep. Thatcher

 

312

Koza

 

336

Rep. Thatcher

 

339

Koza

 

357

Rep. Buckley

 

363

Chair Rosenbaum

HJR 14 - WORK SESSION

 

370

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

383

Chair Rosenbaum

 

386

MOTION:Rep. Hunt moves to ADOPT HJR 14-1 amendments dated 3/26/07.

 

391

VOTE:7-0-0

 

 

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

 

393

MOTION:Rep. Hunt moves HJR 14 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

401

Rep. Thatcher

 

411

Rep. Esquivel

47A

418

Rep. Berger

 

431

Rep. Hunt

 

453

Rep. Roblan

 

466

Chair Rosenbaum

48A

030

VOTE:6-1-0

AYE:†††††††††††††† 6 - Berger, Buckley, Esquivel, Hunt, Roblan, Rosenbaum

NAY:†††††††††††††† 1 - Thatcher

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HUNT will lead discussion on the floor.

 

034

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 3040 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

035

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator

 

040

Chair Rosenbaum

 

050

Josh Mason, Legislative Director, National Open Ballot Project (EXHIBIT J)

 

150

Adam Morse, Representative, Brennan Center for Justice (EXHIBITS E & F)

 

232

Ben Healey, Organizer, Public Policy Institute (EXHIBITS G - I)

 

327

Rep. Buckley

 

339

Morse

 

351

Rep. Thatcher

 

359

Morse

 

373

Mason

 

393

Rep. Thatcher

 

399

Mason

 

415

Rep. Thatcher

 

421

Chair Rosenbaum

 

426

Healey

 

443

Chair Rosenbaum

47B

020

Miles Rapoport, President, DEMOS (EXHIBIT K)

 

100

Rep. Buckley

 

103

Rapoport

 

114

Rep. Thatcher

 

119

Rapoport

 

139

Rep. Roblan

 

143

Rapoport

 

164

Rep. Roblan

 

169

Rapoport

 

188

Chair Rosenbaum

 

190

Rapoport

47B

196

Chair Rosenbaum

 

207

Nicole Williams, Clatsop County Clerk, Oregon Association of County Clerks (EXHIBIT L)

 

282

John Lindback, Director of Elections, Secretary of Stateís Office

 

456

Rep. Buckley

48B

032

Williams

 

034

Lindback

 

059

Rep. Roblan

 

069

Lindback

 

073

Rep. Berger

 

089

Lindback

 

092

Rep. Thatcher

 

094

Lindback

 

102

Rep. Thatcher

 

106

Lindback

 

112

Rep. Thatcher

 

118

Lindback

 

140

Barbara Dudley, Professor, Portland State University (EXHIBITS M & N)

 

235

Richard Burke, Executive Director, Oregon Libertarian Party

 

385

Anna Galland, Director, Young Voter Project (EXHIBIT O)

 

033

Chair Rosenbaum

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

 

 

Mark Bunster, Citizen, Lake Oswego (EXHIBIT P)

 

 

Judith Barnes, Member, Alliance for Democracy Portland Chapter (EXHIBIT Q)

 

039

Chair Rosenbaum adjourns the meeting at 10:32 a.m.

 

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HCR 11, written testimony, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, 2 pp
  2. HCR 11, written testimony of Robert Donaldson, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, 1 p
  3. HCR 11, written testimony, Danny Santos, 2 pp
  4. HB 3325, written testimony, Dr. John Koza, 7 pp
  5. HB 3040, written testimony, Adam Morse, 4 pp
  6. HB 3040, Informational Packet, Adam Morse, 13 pp
  7. HB 3040, written testimony, Ben Healey, 5 pp
  8. HB 3040, Informational Packet, Ben Healey, 8 pp
  9. HB 3040, Letter from Gerry Bergeron, Ben Healey, 1 p
  10. HB 3040, written testimony, Josh Mason, 5 pp
  11. HB 3040, written testimony, Miles Rapoport, 3 pp
  12. HB 3040, Informational Packet, Nicole Williams, 5 pp
  13. HB 3040, written testimony, Barbara Dudley, 2 pp
  14. HB 3040, What Is Fusion brochure, Barbara Dudley, 4 pp
  15. HB 3040, written testimony, Anna Galland, 2 pp
  16. HB 3040, written testimony, Mark Bunster, 2 pp
  17. HB 3040, written testimony, Judith Barnes, 1 p