HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

TAPE LOG

 

April 20, 2007                                                                                                         Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                      Tapes 83 - 84

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, Chair

Rep. Chuck Burley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Ben Cannon, Vice-Chair

Rep. Bob Jenson

Rep. Greg Macpherson

Rep. Greg Smith

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Rep. E. Terry Beyer

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Beth Patrino, Committee Administrator

                                                Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

Ian Tolleson, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

                                                HB 3469 – Work Session

                                                HB 2960 – Work Session

                                                HB 2628 – Public Hearing & Work Session

                                                SB 838 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2564 – 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

83A

003

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

HB 3469 – WORK SESSION

 

013

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

016

Chair Dingfelder

 

026

MOTION:  Rep. G. Smith moves HB 3469 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Beyer, Jenson

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BURLEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

027

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2960 – WORK SESSION

 

054

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves HB 2960 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means.

83A

061

Chair Dingfelder

 

063

Rep. G. Smith

 

069

Chair Dingfelder

 

075

Bob Rindy, Legislative Coordinator, Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development

 

093

Chair Dingfelder

 

094

Rep. Burley

 

097

Rindy

 

108

Rep. Burley

 

109

VOTE:  4-1-2

AYE:               4 - Cannon, Macpherson, Smith G., Dingfelder

NAY:               1 - Burley

EXCUSED:     2 - Beyer, Jenson

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

 

110

Chair Dingfelder

 

112

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

 

152

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2628 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

169

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

176

Rep. Greenlick

 

179

Chair Dingfelder

 

182

Rep. Greenlick

 

247

Tom Powers, Legislative Assistant, Office of Rep. Mitch Greenlick

 

250

Rep. Greenlick

 

260

Powers (EXHIBIT A)

 

284

Rep. Greenlick

 

286

Chair Dingfelder

 

291

Mike Grainey, Director, Oregon Department of Energy

 

301

Chair Dingfelder

 

316

Steve Spitulski, Representative, Cascade Lighting

 

350

Jim Benyon, Lighting Consultant, West Linn

 

417

Chair Dingfelder

 

422

Benyon

 

428

Amanda Rich, Representative, Special Districts Association/ Oregon Recreation & Park Association

 

455

Rep. Burley

84A

004

Chair Dingfelder

 

006

Rep. G. Smith

 

018

Chair Dingfelder

84A

023

Willie Tiffany, Senior Associate, League of Oregon Cities

 

027

Chair Dingfelder

 

033

Marilyn Kittleman, Commissioner, Douglas County

 

043

Rep. G. Smith

 

048

Rep. Burley

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

 

 

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

 

053

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2628 – WORK SESSION

 

056

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT HB 2628-1 amendments dated 4/13/07.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Beyer

 

 

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

 

057

Chair Dingfelder

 

059

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves HB 2628 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. Greenlick will lead discussion on the floor.

 

068

Rep. Greenlick

SB 838 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

088

Tom Wolfe, Chair, Oregon Trout Unlimited

 

115

Jeff Hammarlund, Associate Professor, Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University (EXHIBIT C)

 

190

Fred Heutte, Energy Coordinator, Sierra Club (EXHIBIT D)

 

228

Rep. Cannon

 

233

Hammarlund

 

235

Rep. Burley

 

243

Chair Dingfelder

 

253

John Charles, President, Cascade Policy Institute (EXHIBIT E)

 

330

Jim Welsh, Representative, Oregon Cattleman’s Association (EXHIBIT F)

 

397

Lincoln Cannon, Director of Forest Resources & Taxation, Oregon Forest industries Council (EXHIBIT G)

 

461

Rep. G. Smith

 

464

Cannon

83B

009

Chair Dingfelder

83B

010

Cannon

 

020

Rep. G. Smith

 

026

Cannon

 

038

Rep. Cannon

 

042

Charles

 

044

Welsh

 

058

Chair Dingfelder

 

067

David Moskowitz, Representative, WaterWatch of Oregon (EXHIBIT H)

 

091

Rep. Burley

 

093

Moskowitz

 

133

Chair Dingfelder

 

135

Moskowitz

 

140

Rep. Burley

 

156

Moskowitz

 

164

Chair Dingfelder

 

168

Brent Foster, Executive Director, Columbia RiverKeeper

 

186

Scott Farris, Director of Governmental Affairs, Trans Canada

 

257

Cliff Perigo, Senior Account Executive, Northern Lights Transmission (EXHIBIT I)

 

298

Chair Dingfelder

 

303

Dwight Langer, General Manager, Northern Wasco County PUD (EXHIBIT J)

 

378

Chair Dingfelder

 

383

Rep. Burley

 

400

Chair Dingfelder

 

405

Langer

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

 

 

Ormand Hilderbrand, Representative, Oregon Trail Wind Farm (EXHIBIT K)

 

 

Duke Shepard, Political Director, Oregon AFL-CIO (EXHIBIT L)

 

 

Rhys Roth, Founder, Climate Solutions (EXHIBIT M)

 

 

Eric Larson, Manager, ATI Energy (EXHIBIT N)

 

 

Ben Fairbanks, Director, UPC Wind Management, LLC (EXHIBIT O)

 

425

Chair Dingfelder

HB 2564 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

458

Marilyn Kittelman, Commissioner, Douglas County

 

467

Chair Dingfelder

 

468

Kittelman

84B

016

Tom Quinta, Director of Government Affairs, Oregon Independent Miners

 

022

Chair Dingfelder

 

027

David Jaques, Chairman, Douglas County Planning Commission

 

051

Rep. Jenson

 

054

Jacques

 

057

Chair Dingfelder

 

077

Melissa Leoni, Senior Policy Coordinator, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (EXHIBIT P)

 

090

Chair Dingfelder

 

093

Leoni

 

097

David Moskowitz, Representative, WaterWatch of Oregon

 

120

Chair Dingfelder

 

126

Moskowitz

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

 

 

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT Q)

 

127

Chair Dingfelder adjourns meeting at 2:56 pm

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2628, -1 amendments, Tom Powers, 2 pp
  2. HB 2628, written testimony, Amy Joyce, 2 pp
  3. SB 838, written testimony, Jeff Hammarlund, 25 pp
  4. SB 838, written testimony, Fred Heutte, 1 p
  5. SB 838, written testimony, John Charles, 12 pp
  6. SB 838, written testimony, Jim Welsh, 1 p
  7. SB 838, written testimony, Lincoln Cannon, 4 pp
  8. SB 838, written testimony, David Moskowitz, 2 pp
  9. SB 838, prepared testimony, Cliff Perigo, 6 pp
  10. SB 838, written testimony, Dwight Langer, 1 p
  11. SB 838, written testimony, Ormand Hilderbrand, 1 p
  12. SB 838, written testimony, Duke Shepard, 2 pp
  13. SB 838, written testimony, Rhys Roth, 9 pp
  14. SB 838, written testimony, Eric Larson, 1 p
  15. SB 838, written testimony, Ben Fairbanks, 1 p
  16. HB 2564, written testimony, Melissa Leoni, 2 pp
  17. HB 2564, written testimony, staff, 54 pp