HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS, ETHICS AND RULES

TAPE LOG

 

June 15, 2007 Hearing Room E

8:00 A.M. Tapes 113 - 114

 

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

                                                Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

Shauna Parker, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HB 3557- Public Hearing

                                                SB 443A - Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3562 - 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

113A

003

Chair Rosenbaum opens the meeting at 8:12 a.m.

HB 3557 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

005

Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

 

022

Chair Rosenbaum

 

030

Roger Kaye (EXHIBIT A)

 

049

Don Schellenberg, Associate Director of Government Affairs, Oregon Farm Bureau (EXHIBIT B)

 

061

Bruce Chapin, Marion County Director, Oregon Farm Bureau (EXHIBIT C)

 

091

Chair Rosenbaum

 

092

Chapin

 

104

Mark Reed, Professor of Geology, University of Oregon (EXHIBIT D)

 

133

Chair Rosenbaum

 

134

Reed

 

139

Chair Rosenbaum

113A

150

Rich Angstrom, President, Concrete Aggregation Association

 

193

Bob Rindy, Policy & Legislative Liaison, Department of Land Conservation and Development

 

242

Gary Rynd, Assistant Director, Department of Geology and Mineral Industry

 

273

Chair Rosenbaum

 

281

Kate Kimball, Attorney, 1000 Friends of Oregon (EXHIBIT E)

 

311

Kathleen Carl, Farmer, Salem

 

325

Marge Easley, President, League of Women Voters of Oregon (EXHIBIT F)

 

357

Chair Rosenbaum

 

368

Amy Joyce, Highway Division Legislative Coordinator, Oregon Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT G)

 

390

Jim Gilbert, Member, Molalla Community Planning Organization (EXHIBIT H)

 

428

Fran Taylor, Citizen, Portland

114A

015

Rep. Buckley

 

021

Joyce

 

029

Rep. Buckley

 

030

Chair Rosenbaum

 

032

Sam Sweeney, Owner, Country Heritage Farm (EXHIBIT I)

 

071

Chair Rosenbaum

 

073

Rep. Roblan

 

096

Chair Rosenbaum

SB 443A - PUBLIC HEARING

 

105

Jim Stembridge, Committee Administrator (EXHIBITS J & K)

 

123

Chair Rosenbaum

 

125

Sen. Ryan Deckert, State Senator, Senate District #14 (EXHIBIT L)

 

175

Chair Rosenbaum

 

178

Stembridge

 

182

Chair Rosenbaum

 

187

Jeff Bissonnette, Organizing Director, Oregon Citizens’ Utility Board

 

280

Rep. Buckley

 

285

Bissonnette

 

311

Rep. Buckley

 

313

Rep. Roblan

 

318

Chair Rosenbaum

 

325

Sandy Flicker, Executive Director, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association

 

330

Tom O’Connor, Executive Director, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities Commission (EXHIBIT M)

114A

396

Chair Rosenbaum

 

401

Flicker

 

441

Chair Rosenbaum

 

445

Don Goddard, Executive Director, Oregon Public Utilities Powers Association

113B

012

Chair Rosenbaum

 

015

Mark Nelson, Lobbyist, Industrial Customers of Northwest Utility

 

033

Chair Rosenbaum

SB 443A - WORK SESSION

 

036

MOTION:  Rep. Berger moves to ADOPT SB 443A-A14 amendments dated 6/14/07.

 

041

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Hunt

 

 

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

 

042

MOTION:  Rep. Berger moves SB 433A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

045

Rep. Berger

 

055

Rep. Thatcher

 

058

Rep. Roblan

 

062

Chair Rosenbaum

 

072

VOTE:  5-1-1

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

NAY:               1 - Thatcher

EXCUSED:     1 - Hunt

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BERGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

075

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 3562 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

077

Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

 

083

Chair Rosenbaum

 

088

Rep. Chris Edwards, State Representative, House District #14 (EXHIBIT N)

 

163

Chair Rosenbaum

 

166

Sen. David Nelson, State Senator, Senate District #29

 

207

Chair Rosenbaum

 

214

David Mormon, Forestry Program Director, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT O)

 

247

Bill Kluting, Legislative Representative, Carpenters Industrial Council

 

253

Jeff Bissonnette, Representative, Fair and Clean Energy Coalition

 

284

Chair Rosenbaum

113B

293

Greg Miller, Government Affairs Manager, Weyerhaeuser (EXHIBIT P)

 

308

Paul Phillips, Lobbyist, Pac/West Communications (EXHIBIT Q)

 

339

Julie Brandis, Executive Director, Association Oregon Industries Foundation

 

393

Chair Rosenbaum

 

402

Chair Rosenbaum recesses the meeting at 9:39 a.m.

 

403

Chair Rosenbaum adjourns the meeting at 9:42 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3557, written testimony, Roger Kaye, 1 p
  2. HB 3557, Farm Bureau Report, Don Schellenberg,  46 pp
  3. HB 3557, written testimony, Bruce Chapin, 3 pp
  4. HB 3557, written testimony, Mark Reed, 14 pp
  5. HB 3557, written testimony, Kate Kimball, 1 p
  6. HB 3557, written testimony, Marge Easley, 1 p
  7. HB 3557, written testimony, Amy Joyce, 1 p
  8. HB 3557, written testimony, Jim Gilbert, 1 p
  9. HB 3557, written testimony, Sam Sweeney, 3 pp
  10. SB 443A, -A13 amendments, Sen. Ryan Deckert, 1 p
  11. SB 443A, -A14 amendments, staff, 8 pp
  12. SB 443A, written testimony, Sen. Deckert, 2 pp
  13. SB 443A, written testimony, Tom O’Connor, 5 pp
  14. HB 3562, ORS 526.277, Rep. Chris Edwards, 1 p
  15. HB 3562, written testimony, David Mormon, 2 pp
  16. HB 3562, Informational Packet, Greg Miller, 6 pp
  17. HB 3562, -1 amendments, Paul Phillips, 2 pp