HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

 

 

January 31, 2007   Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M.  Tapes 16 - 17

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, Chair

Rep. Chuck Burley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Ben Cannon, Vice-Chair

Rep. E. Terry Beyer

Rep. Bob Jenson

Rep. Greg Macpherson

Rep. Greg Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

Ian Tolleson, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HB 2211/HB 2212 – 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

16A

003

Chair Dingfelder calls the hearing to order at 1:07 p.m.

HB 2211/HB 2212 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

032

Julie Brandis, Executive Director, Association of Oregon Industries

 

055

Chair Dingfelder

 

058

Scott Bolton, Government Relations Manager, PacifiCorp

 

074

Jenna Swearingen, Assistant Government & Political Affairs Director, Oregon Home Building Association (EXHIBIT A)

 

100

Chair Dingfelder

 

101

Rep. Cannon

 

112

Chair Dingfelder

 

113

Rep. Burley

 

120

Brandis

 

133

Rep. Burley

 

141

Chair Dingfelder

 

155

Kevin Banister, Vice President for Business Development, Finavera Renewables (EXHIBIT B)

 

199

Chair Dingfelder

 

201

Alan Hickenbottom, Director, Commercial & Industrial Division, Grow Solar

16A

262

Chair Dingfelder

 

266

Hickenbottom

 

274

Chair Dingfelder

 

287

Tucker Ruberti, Market Development Manager, Idatech (EXHIBIT C)

 

288

Chair Dingfelder

 

292

Ruberti

 

295

Chair Dingfelder

 

297

Ruberti

 

403

Chair Dingfelder

 

413

Bannister

 

422

Chair Dingfelder

 

429

Ruberti

17A

001

Chair Dingfelder

 

004

Ruberti

 

006

Chair Dingfelder

 

016

Barbara Byrd, Secretary/Treasurer, Oregon AFL-CIO (EXHIBIT D)

 

048

Chair Dingfelder

 

049

Jeff Bissonnette, Organizing Director, Citizens Utility Board of Oregon (EXHIBIT E)

 

092

Chair Dingfelder

 

093

Jeremiah Baumann, Environmental Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) (EXHIBIT F)

 

183

Chair Dingfelder

 

202

Bill Fashing, Hood River, Economic Development Coordinator, Oregon Economic Development Association (EXHIBIT G)

 

240

Chair Dingfelder

 

244

Jeff Kropf, Executive Director, Northwest Renewable Fuels Association

 

352

Chair Dingfelder

 

358

Tom O’Connor, Executive Director, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities Association

 

385

Chair Dingfelder

 

388

Sandy Flicker, Executive Director, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (EXHIBIT H)

 

420

Chair Dingfelder

16B

002

Rep. Smith

 

013

Chair Dingfelder

 

014

Kropf

 

017

Chair Dingfelder

 

018

Rep. Smith

16B

040

Chair Dingfelder

 

042

O’Connor

 

047

Rep. Smith

 

056

Chair Dingfelder

 

068

Rep. Smith

 

074

Chair Dingfelder

 

076

Rep. Jenson

 

079

Flicker

 

087

Chair Dingfelder

 

092

Kropf

 

094

Chair Dingfelder

 

096

Mike Grainey, Director, Department of Energy

 

113

Rep. Smith

 

115

Grainey

 

123

Rep. Smith

 

136

Chair Dingfelder

 

138

Rep. Macpherson

 

142

Chair Dingfelder

 

152

Jim Walls, Executive Director, Lake County Resources Initiative (EXHIBIT I)

 

223

Chair Dingfelder

 

227

Lisa Adatto, Environment and Economic Development Director, Oregon Business Association (EXHIBIT J)

 

271

Chair Dingfelder

 

273

Peter Solomon, Executive Vice President, Momentum Renewable Energy

 

323

Chair Dingfelder

 

324

Rep. Burley

 

331

Walls

 

342

Chair Dingfelder

 

345

Walls

 

346

Chair Dingfelder

 

349

Walls

 

357

Rep. Burley

 

360

Walls

 

368

Chair Dingfelder

 

382

Rep. Burley

 

402

Grainey

17B

001

Chair Dingfelder

17B

004

Grainey

 

010

Chair Dingfelder

 

016

Grainey

 

026

Chair Dingfelder

 

030

Grainey

 

049

Chair Dingfelder

 

050

Rep. Burley

 

054

Chair Dingfelder

 

060

Grainey

 

066

Chair Dingfelder

 

071

Grainey

 

079

Chair Dingfelder

 

080

Rep. Macpherson

 

084

Grainey

 

102

Rep. Macpherson

 

107

Grainey

 

118

Rep. Macpherson

 

122

Grainey

 

125

Rep. Smith

 

131

Grainey

 

138

Rep. Smith

 

140

Grainey

 

141

Rep. Smith

 

142

Chair Dingfelder

 

150

Rep. Cannon

 

160

Grainey

 

172

Rep. Cannon

 

180

Grainey

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

 

 

Gina Framzosa, Oregon State Director, Cascadia Region Green Building Council (EXHIBIT K)

 

 

Kevin Lynch, Director of Policy and Regulation, PPM Energy (EXHIBIT L)

 

 

Ellen Grover, Attorney, Karnopp Petersen LLP (EXHIBIT M)

 

 

Les Lambert, Citizen, Bend (EXHIBIT N)

 

181

Chair Dingfelder closes meeting at 2:49 p.m.

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Jenna Swearingen, 1 p
  2. HB 2211, written testimony, Kevin Banister, 2 pp
  3. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Tucker Ruberti, 3 pp
  4. HB 2211, informational packet, Barbara Byrd, 31 pp
  5. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Jeff Bissonette, 2 pp
  6. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Jeremiah Baumann, 2 pp
  7. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Bill Fashing, 1 p
  8. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Sandy Flicker, 1 p
  9. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Jim Walls, 2 pp
  10. HB 2211/HB 2212, written testimony, Lisa Adatto, 2 pp
  11. HB 2211, written testimony, Gina Framzosa, 1 p
  12. HB 2211, written testimony, Kevin Lynch, 3 pp
  13. HB 2211, written testimony, Ellen Grover, 2 pp
  14. HB 2211, written testimony, Les Lambert, 6 pp