HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

TAPE LOG

 

April 11, 2007 Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M. Tapes 71 - 72

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, Chair

Rep. Ben Cannon, Vice-Chair

Rep. E. Terry Beyer

Rep. Bob Jenson

Rep. Greg Macpherson

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Chuck Burley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Greg Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT: Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

Bryan Penn, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 2723 Work Session

SB 105A Work Session

HB 2010 Work Session

HB 3488 Public Hearing

HB 2018 Public Hearing

HB 2785 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

71A

003

Chair Dingfelder calls the meeting to order at 1:11 p.m.

HB 2723 WORK SESSION

 

013

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

017

Chair Dingfelder

 

020

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, State Representative, House District #33

 

048

Chair Dingfelder

 

051

Ron Ebber, Farm Forest Land Specialist, Department of Land Conservation and Development

 

074

Chair Dingfelder

 

075

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT HB 2723-3 amendments dated 4/10/07. (EXHIBIT A)

 

 

VOTE: 4-1-2

AYE: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

NAY: 1 - Jenson

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, Smith G.

71A

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

 

077

Chair Dingfelder

 

082

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves HB 2723A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

086

Chair Dingfelder

 

087

Rep. Jenson

 

090

Chair Dingfelder

 

092

Rep. Jenson

 

094

Rep. Beyer

 

103

Chair Dingfelder

 

112

Rep. Macpherson

 

120

Rep. Cannon

 

125

Chair Dingfelder

 

131

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, G. Smith

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. GREENLICK will lead discussion on the floor.

 

134

Chair Dingfelder

SB 105A WORK SESSION

 

143

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

150

Chair Dingfelder

 

153

Alan Kibbit, Land Quality Administrator, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

 

159

Gary Bauer, Government Relations Manager, Northwest Natural (NWN)

 

161

Chair Dingfelder

 

162

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT SB 105-A2 amendments dated 4/10/07. (EXHIBIT B)

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, G. Smith

 

 

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

 

164

Chair Dingfelder

 

167

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves SB 105A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

169

Chair Dingfelder

 

172

Rep. Cannon

 

173

Chair Dingfelder

 

178

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, G. Smith

71A

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. CANNON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

183

MOTION: Rep. Dingfelder moves SB 105A be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

184

VOTE: 4-1-2

AYE: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

NAY: 1 - Jenson

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, Smith G.

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion FAILED.

 

187

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2010 WORK SESSION

 

196

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves HB 2010 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.

 

198

Chair Dingfelder

 

202

VOTE: 5-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, G. Smith

 

 

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

 

204

Chair Dingfelder

HB 3488 PUBLIC HEARING

 

208

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

212

Chair Dingfelder

 

228

Jeff Bissonette, Representative, Fair and Clean Energy Coalition

 

241

Jon Miller, Executive Director, Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association

 

284

Chair Dingfelder

 

286

Rep. Scott Bruun, State Representative, House District #37

 

336

Chair Dingfelder

 

342

Rep. Bruun

 

345

Rep. Jenson

 

370

Rep. Bruun

 

390

Rep. Jenson

 

404

Rep. Bruun

 

438

Rep. Jenson

 

451

Rep. Bruun

 

453

Rep. Jenson

 

463

Chair Dingfelder

 

470

Rep. Jenson

 

473

Chair Dingfelder

 

476

Bissonette

72A

025

Miller

 

037

Chair Dingfelder

 

040

Rep. Jenson

 

055

Chair Dingfelder

 

059

Rep. Jenson

 

061

Chair Dingfelder

 

066

Rep. Jenson

 

067

Chair Dingfelder

 

068

Rep. Bruun

 

070

Chair Dingfelder

 

078

Bob Avery, Legislative Assistant, Office of Rep. Bruce Hanna (EXHIBIT C)

 

092

Chair Dingfelder

 

096

Rep. Brad Witt, State Representative, House District #31

 

103

Chair Dingfelder

 

109

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

 

159

Chair Dingfelder

 

168

Brent Gunderson, President, Gen-Con Inc.

 

191

Andrew Koyaanisqatsi, President, Solar Energy Solutions

 

214

Chair Dingfelder

 

216

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

 

246

Chair Dingfelder

 

248

Rep. Cannon

 

260

Gunderson

 

273

Koyaanisqatsi

 

277

Rep. Cannon

 

290

Koyaanisqatsi

 

296

Chair Dingfelder

 

307

James Reismiller, Owner, Abundant Solar

 

371

Cliff Schrock, Renewable Manager, Inland Electric Inc.

 

417

Rep. Cannon

 

428

Bill Nesmith, Assistant Conservation Director, Oregon Department of Energy

 

443

Chair Dingfelder

 

445

Rep. Cannon

 

452

Nesmith

 

454

Rep. Cannon

71B

462

Nesmith

 

033

Chair Dingfelder

 

034

Rep. Cannon

 

040

Miller

 

054

Rep. Cannon

 

056

Miller

 

060

Rep. Cannon

 

061

Chair Dingfelder

 

063

Miller

 

068

Rep. Cannon

 

074

Miller

 

079

Chair Dingfelder

 

080

Rep. Macpherson

 

091

Miller

 

105

Rep. Macpherson

 

108

Miller

 

111

Chair Dingfelder

 

118

Douglas Van Zandt, Representative, Stapleton Electric and Solar

 

146

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2018 PUBLIC HEARING

 

167

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

168

Chair Dingfelder

 

169

Alex Cuyler, Legislative Analyst, City of Eugene (EXHIBIT D)

 

217

Glen Potter, Manager, City of Eugene Toxic Rights to Know (EXHIBIT E)

 

244

Terry Connolly, Director of Government Affairs, Eugene Chamber of Commerce (EXHIBIT F)

 

309

Chair Dingfelder

 

312

Rep. Phil Barnhart, State Representative, House District #11

 

345

Chair Dingfelder

 

347

Rep. Cannon

 

355

Rep. Barnhart

 

363

Rep. Beyer

 

370

Rep. Barnhart

 

372

Potter

 

378

Rep. Beyer

 

393

Potter

 

409

Rep. Beyer

 

425

Potter

71B

435

Rep. Beyer

 

450

Rep. Dingfelder

 

455

Cuyler

72B

010

Rep. Cannon

 

023

Rep. Macpherson

 

029

Potter

 

034

Chair Dingfelder

 

036

Connolly

 

041

Rep. Macpherson

 

047

Cuyler

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

 

 

Rick On, Director of Organic Operations, Emerald Valley Kitchen (EXHIBIT I)

 

 

Susan Kesey, Owner, Springfield Creamery Inc. (EXHIBIT J)

 

 

Pamela Dickey, Senior Vice President, Purakal Cylinders Inc. (EXHIBIT K)

 

056

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2785 WORK SESSION

 

065

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

070

Chair Dingfelder

 

075

Anita Winkler, Executive Director, Oregon Water Resources Congress (EXHIBIT G)

 

088

Rep. Jenson

 

092

Winkler

 

131

Chair Dingfelder

 

132

Debbie Colbert, Senior Policy Coordinator, Oregon Water Resources Commission

 

137

Rep. Cannon

 

139

Winkler

 

143

Chair Dingfelder

 

145

Winkler

 

147

Chair Dingfelder

 

149

Rep. Jenson

 

150

Chair Dingfelder

 

152

Doug Myers, Representative, WaterWatch

 

163

Chair Dingfelder

 

166

Winkler

 

177

Myers

 

178

Chair Dingfelder

72B

185

Rep. Cannon

 

187

Rep. Dingfelder

 

190

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT HB 2785-4 amendments dated 4/11/07. (EXHIBIT H)

 

190

VOTE: 5-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, G. Smith

 

 

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

 

193

Chair Dingfelder

 

196

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves HB 2785 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

199

Chair Dingfelder

 

204

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Burley, G. Smith

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. JENSEN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

210

Chair Dingfelder

 

215

Chair Dingfelder adjourns the meeting at 2:55 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2723, -3 amendments, staff, 26 pp
  2. SB 105A, -2 amendments, staff, 1 p
  3. HB 3488, written testimony, Bob Avery, 1 p
  4. HB 2018, written testimony, Alex Cuyler, 2 pp
  5. HB 2018, chart, Glen Potter, 1 p
  6. HB 2018, written testimony, Terry Connolly, 2 pp
  7. HB 2018, written testimony, Rick On, 1 p
  8. HB 2018, written testimony, Susan Kesey, 1 p
  9. HB 2018, written testimony, Pamela Dickey, 1 p
  10. HB 2785, written testimony, Anita Winkler, 2 pp
  11. HB 2785, -4 amendments, staff, 5 pp