PUBLIC HEARING and WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #32 AND 33

 

HB 2201.Not heard: HB 2196 and 2388

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

FEBRUARY 8, 2007, 1:00 P.M.

Hearing Room A Ė State Capitol Building

 

Members Present:††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rep. Phil Barnhart Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Tom Butler, Vice Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Tobias Read, Vice Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Vicki Berger

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Scott Bruun

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Sara Gelser

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Andy Olson

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Brad Witt

 

Witnesses:††††††††††††††††††††††† Tim Nesbitt, Deputy Chief of Staff, Governorís Office

††††††††††††††††††††††† Elizabeth Harchenko, Director, Oregon Department of Revenue

††††††††††††††††††††††† Ree Sailors, Policy Advisor to the Governor

Cathy Kaufmann, Policy & Communication Director, Children First for Oregon

††††††††††††††††††††††† Steven Rowe, Cascade Cigar & Tobacco

††††††††††††††††††††††† John Charles, President, Cascade Policy Institute

††††††††††††††††††††††† Jeffrey Fellows, PH.D., Kaiser Permanent Center for Health Research

 

Staff Present:††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

††††††††††††††††††††††† Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

††††††††††††††††††††††† Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 32, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:24 P.M.

004

Chair Barnhart

 

015

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2201.

020

Mazen Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibits A, B)

073

Chair Barnhart

 

076

Vice Chair Butler

 

085

Malik

 

097

Vice Chair Butler

 

114

Malik

 

127

Chair Barnhart

 

130

Vice Chair Butler

 

140

Chair Barnhart

 

145

Vice Chair Read

 

148

Malik

 

159

Vice Chair Read

 

163

Chair Barnhart

 

174

Tim Nesbitt

Tim Nesbitt, Deputy Chief of Staff, Governorís Office (Exhibit C)

183

Chair Barnhart

 

184

Nesbitt

 

237

Elizabeth Harchenko

Elizabeth Harchenko, Director, Oregon Department of Revenue

459

Rep. Olson

 

475

Harchenko

 

 

TAPE 33, SIDE A

036

Vice Chair Butler

 

045

Nesbitt

 

049

Vice Chair Butler

 

052

Ree Sailors

Ree Sailors, Policy Advisor to the Governor

064

Vice Chair Butler

 

071

Nesbitt

 

084

Chair Barnhart

 

103

Nesbitt

 

104

Chair Barnhart

 

105

Vice Chair Butler

 

116

Sailors

 

121

Vice Chair Butler

 

124

Sailors

 

126

Vice Chair Butler

 

139

Chair Barnhart

 

141

Nesbitt

 

146

Vice Chair Butler

 

149

Nesbitt

 

153

Vice Chair Butler

 

154

Nesbitt

 

165

Chair Barnhart

 

172

Vice Chair Butler

 

180

Chair Barnhart

 

186

Rep. Gelser

 

202

Chair Barnhart

 

206

Nesbitt

 

210

Harchenko

 

231

Chair Barnhart

 

242

Vice Chair Butler

 

257

Harchenko

 

282

Vice Chair Butler

 

295

Harchenko

 

300

Chair Barnhart

 

302

Nesbitt

 

306

Chair Barnhart

 

320

Cathy Kaufmann

Cathy Kaufmann, Policy & Communication Director, Children First for Oregon (Exhibit D)

358

Chair Barnhart

 

359

Vice Chair Butler

 

376

Kaufmann

 

381

Chair Barnhart

 

386

Kaufmann

 

394

Vice Chair Butler

 

396

Chair Barnhart

 

397

Rep. Bruun

 

419

Chair Barnhart

 

420

Malik

 

424

Chair Barnhart

 

436

Steven Rowe

Steven Rowe, Cascade Cigar & Tobacco

 

TAPE 32, SIDE B

021

Steven Rowe

Continuation of comments.

076

Vice Chair Butler

 

109

Rowe

 

124

Chair Barnhart

 

126

Malik

 

127

Vice Chair Butler

 

134

John Charles

John Charles, President, Cascade Policy Institute (Exhibits E, F)

229

Chair Barnhart

 

236

Charles

 

241

Rep. Gelser

 

248

Charles

 

249

Rep. Gelser

 

260

Charles

 

269

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

281

Charles

 

292

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

301

Charles

 

303

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

306

Charles

 

309

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

316

Charles

 

331

Vice Chair Butler

 

358

Charles

 

368

Chair Barnhart

 

378

Jeffrey Fellows

Jeffrey Fellows, PH.D., Kaiser Permanent Center for Health Research (Exhibit G)

420

Chair Barnhart

 

427

Fellows

 

 

TAPE 33, SIDE B

023

Fellows

Continuation of comments.

071

Chair Barnhart

 

072

Vice Chair Barnhart

 

078

Fellows

 

090

Vice Chair Butler

 

093

Fellows

 

103

Vice Chair Butler

 

113

Chair Barnhart

 

121

Fellows

 

122

Chair Barnhart

 

124

Fellows

 

152

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:58 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2201, -1 Amendments, Department of Revenue, (Malik), 2/8/2007.
  2. HB 2201, Summary of Tobacco Products Taxes, Malik, 2/8/2007.
  3. HB 2201, Written testimony, Tim Nesbitt, 2/8/2007.
  4. HB 2201, Written testimony, Cathy Kaufmann, 2/8/2007.
  5. HB 2201, Written testimony, John Charles, 2/8/2007.
  6. HB 2201, Written testimony, John Charles, 2/8/2007.
  7. HB 2201, Written testimony, Jeffrey Fellows, 2/8/2007.