HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

TAPE LOG

 

May 16, 2007 Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M. Tapes 105 - 106

 

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:

SB 156 Public Hearing & Work Session

SB 838B Work Session

SB 375 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

105A

003

Chair Dingfelder calls the meeting to order at 1:08 p.m.

SB 156 PUBLIC HEARING

 

005

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

 

007

Chair Dingfelder

 

009

Gail Shibley, Administrator, Office of Environmental Public Heath (OEPA) (EXHIBITA)

 

032

Michael Kurtz, Manager, Suburban East Salem Water District (EXHIBIT B)

 

049

Rep. Cannon

 

055

Shibley

 

062

Rep. Cannon

 

065

Shibley

 

069

Chair Dingfelder

 

075

Shibley

 

089

Chair Dingfelder

105A

091

Shibley

 

098

Chair Dingfelder

 

101

Shibley

 

107

Chair Dingfelder

 

110

Shibley

 

118

Rep. Macpherson

 

122

Shibley

 

142

Rep. G. Smith

 

146

Shibley

 

156

Rep. G. Smith

 

163

Shibley

 

184

Rep. Jenson

 

212

Shibley

 

257

Kurtz

 

270

Rep. Jenson

 

298

Shibley

 

311

Rep. Burley

 

323

Shibley

 

374

Chair Dingfelder

 

400

Willie Tiffany, Senior Associate, League of Oregon Cities

 

455

Amanda Rich, Representative, Special District Association of Oregon

106A

007

Rep. Burley

 

009

Tiffany

 

015

Chair Dingfelder

 

019

Tiffany

 

030

Rep. Jenson

 

034

Chair Dingfelder

 

037

Rep. Cannon

 

039

Shibley

 

041

Rep. Macpherson

 

055

Shibley

 

063

Chair Dingfelder

SB 156 WORK SESSION

 

068

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves SB 156 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

069

Chair Dingfelder

 

071

Rep. Macpherson

 

077

Rep. Jenson

 

092

Chair Dingfelder

106A

094

VOTE: 6-0-1

AYE: 6 - Beyer, Burley, Cannon, Jenson, Macpherson, Dingfelder

EXCUSED: 1 - Smith G.

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

105

Chair Dingfelder

SB 375 WORK SESSION

 

107

Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT C, D, E)

 

111

Chair Dingfelder (EXHIBIT F)

 

146

Mike Grainey, Director, Oregon Department of Energy (ODE)

 

155

Chair Dingfelder

 

160

Grainey

 

176

Rep. Cannon

 

189

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

 

200

Rep. Cannon

 

202

Baumann

 

209

Grainey

 

219

Betty Merrill, Schools Program Specialist, Oregon Department of Energy

 

233

Baumann

 

246

Chair Dingfelder

 

259

Rep. Cannon

 

263

Baumann

 

284

Rep. Burley

 

295

Baumann

 

306

Rep. Burley

 

310

Baumann

 

325

Rep. Burley

 

340

Baumann

 

355

Chair Dingfelder

 

357

Baumann

 

361

Rep. Burley

 

376

Baumann

 

408

Rep. Burley

 

414

Chair Dingfelder

 

426

Merrill

 

446

Chair Dingfelder

 

450

Baumann

105B

017

Chair Dingfelder

105B

029

MOTION: Rep. Cannon Moves to ADOPT SB 375-2 amendments dated 5/15/07.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

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

 

030

Chair Dingfelder

 

030

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT SB 375-5 amendments dated 5/16/07.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

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

 

033

Chair Dingfelder

 

035

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT SB 375-6 amendments dated 5/16/07.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

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

 

036

Chair Dingfelder

 

038

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves SB 375 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

039

Chair Dingfelder

 

041

Rep. Burley

 

044

Rep. G. Smith

 

046

Chair Dingfelder

 

050

VOTE: 5-2-0

AYE: 5 - Beyer, Cannon, Jenson, Macpherson, Dingfelder

NAY: 2 - Burley, Smith G.

REP. MACPHERSON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

 

052

Rep. Macpherson

 

054

Chair Dingfelder

SB 838B WORK SESSION

 

070

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

 

124

Chair Dingfelder

 

126

Rep. Cannon

 

128

Flicker

 

133

Rep. Cannon

 

137

Flicker

 

148

Brendan McCarthy, State Government Affairs Specialist, Portland General Electric (PGE)

 

167

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT SB 838B-78 amendments dated 5/16/07.

105B

168

Chair Dingfelder

 

171

Rep. G. Smith

 

176

Rep. Burley

 

182

Rep. Beyer

 

183

VOTE: 6-1-0

AYE: 6 - Burley, Cannon, Jenson, Macpherson, Smith G., Dingfelder

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

 

189

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT SB 838B-76 amendments dated 5/15/07.

 

191

Chair Dingfelder

 

202

Jeremiah Baumann, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) (EXHIBIT H)

 

204

Jeff Bissonnette, Organizing Director, Citizens Utility Board of Oregon

 

206

Baumann

 

265

Bissonette

 

284

Rep. Burley

 

314

Rep. Beyer

 

315

VOTE: 6-1-0

AYE: 6 - Burley, Cannon, Jenson, Macpherson, Smith G., Dingfelder

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declared the motion CARRIED.

 

322

MOTION: Rep. Burley moves to ADOPT SB 838B-74 amendments dated 5/11/07.

 

330

Chair Dingfelder

 

334

Rep. Burley (EXHIBIT I)

 

358

Rep. Cannon

 

381

Rep. Burley

 

403

Rep. Macpherson

 

427

Rep. Beyer

 

437

Rep. Jenson

 

450

Chair Dingfelder

106B

012

Rep. G. Smith

 

 

VOTE: 3-4-0

AYE: 3 - Burley, Jenson, Smith G.

NAY: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion FAILED.

 

030

MOTION: Rep. Burley moves to ADOPT SB 838B-75 amendments dated 5/11/07.

 

031

Rep. Burley (EXHIBIT J)

 

040

VOTE: 3-4-0

AYE: 3 - Burley, Jenson, Smith G.

NAY: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

106B

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion FAILED.

 

048

MOTION: Rep. Burley moves to ADOPT SB 838B-73 amendments dated 5/11/07.

 

050

Chair Dingfelder

 

052

Rep. Burley (EXHIBIT K)

 

060

VOTE: 3-4-0

AYE: 3 - Burley, Jenson, Smith G.

NAY: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

 

 

Chair Dingfelder, declares the motion FAILED.

 

062

MOTION: Rep. Burley moves to ADOPT SB 838B-70 amendments dated 5/11/07.

 

064

Chair Dingfelder

 

066

Rep. Burley (EXHIBIT L)

 

090

Rep. Cannon

 

097

Rep. Burley

 

109

Rep. Cannon

 

116

Chair Dingfelder

 

179

VOTE: 3-4-0

AYE: 3 - Burley, Jenson, Smith G.

NAY: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion FAILED.

 

124

Chair Dingfelder

 

125

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves SB 838 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

126

Chair Dingfelder

 

130

Rep. Burley

 

142

Rep. Jenson

 

229

Chair Dingfelder

 

231

Rep. Beyer

 

242

Rep. G. Smith

 

252

Chair Dingfelder

 

275

VOTE: 4-3-0

AYE: 4 - Beyer, Cannon, Macpherson, Dingfelder

NAY: 3 - Burley, Jenson, Smith G.

 

 

Chair Dingfelder declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. DINGFELDER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

281

Chair Dingfelder adjourns meeting at 2:59 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 156, written testimony, Gail Shibley, 2 pp
  2. SB 156, written testimony, Michael Kurtz, 1 p
  3. SB 375, -2 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  4. SB 375, -5 amendments, staff, 5 pp
  5. SB 375, -6 amendments, staff, 1p
  6. SB 375, e-mail, Rep. Dingfelder, 1 p
  7. SB 838, -78 amendments, Sandy Flicker, 2 pp
  8. SB 838, -76 amendments, Jeremiah Baumann, 2 pp
  9. SB 838, -74 amendments, Rep. Chuck Burley, 1 p
  10. SB 838, -75 amendments, Rep. Chuck Burley, 1 p
  11. SB 838, -73 amendments, Rep. Chuck Burley, 1 p
  12. SB 838, -70 amendments, Rep. Chuck Burley, 1p