PUBLIC HEARING and WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #34 AND 35

 

HB 2201, 2211, 2212

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

FEBRUARY 9, 2007, 1:00 P.M.

Hearing Room A – 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 Present:            Courtni Dresser, Oregon Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society

                        John Valley, American Heart Association

                        Richard Kosesan, representing Oregon Neighborhood Store Assn.

                        Chris Girard, President/CEO, Plaid Pantry Convenience Stores

                        Mark Nelson, representing R. J. Reynolds Tobacco

                        Mike Grainey, Director, Oregon Department of Energy

                        Jeff Bissonnett, representing Fair & Clean Energy Coalition

                        John Miller, Director, Oregon Solar Energy Industries Assn.

                        Myron Burr, Siltronic Corporation

                        Julie Brandis, Associated Oregon Industries

                        Tom O’Connor, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities Association

                        Andrew Kayaanisqatsis, Solar Energy Solutions

 

Staff Present:                        Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                        Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                        Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                        Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 34, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:04 P.M.

006

Vice Chair Butler

 

009

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session for bill introduction.

012

Mazen Malik

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

029

Chair Barnhart

 

030

Vice Chair

MOTION:  MOVES LC 3232 AND LC 2232 AS COMMITTEE BILLS.

033

Chair Barnhart

ORDER:  HEARING NO OBJECTION, CHAIR BARNHART SO ORDERS.

036

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on bill introduction.

039

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2201.

049

Courtni Dresser

Courtni Dresser, Oregon Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society (Exhibit C)

125

John Valley

John Valley, American Heart Association (Exhibit D)

200

Chair Barnhart

 

201

Vice Chair Butler

 

209

Dresser

 

212

Chair Barnhart

 

228

Richard Kosesan

Richard Kosesan, representing Oregon Neighborhood Store Assn.(Exhibit E)

318

Chair Barnhart

 

321

Chris Girard

Chris Girard, President/CEO, Plaid Pantry Convenience Stores (Exhibit F)

336

Chair Barnhart

 

342

Girard

 

 

TAPE 35, SIDE A

025

Chair Barnhart

 

026

Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson, representing R. J. Reynolds Tobacco (Exhibits G, H)

163

Chair Barnhart

 

164

Rep. Gelser

 

170

Malik

 

177

Chair Barnhart

 

192

Rep. Gelser

 

200

Chair Barnhart

 

202

Rep. Witt

 

209

Nelson

 

221

Chair Barnhart

 

225

Rep. Witt

 

228

Chair Barnhart

 

229

Rep. Olson

 

232

Nelson

 

258

Vice Chair Butler

 

280

Girard

 

301

Vice Chair Butler

 

311

Girard

 

333

Vice Chair Butler

 

338

Nelson

 

354

Vice Chair Butler

 

381

Nelson

 

387

Girard

 

395

Nelson

 

407

Vice Chair Butler

 

425

Chair Barnhart

 

427

Rep. Berger

 

445

Girard

 

460

Rep. Berger

 

467

Girard

 

471

Rep. Berger

 

476

Vice Chair Butler

 

478

Chair Barnhart

 

487

Rep. Berger

 

489

Chair Barnhart

 

490

Rep. Berger

 

 

TAPE 34, SIDE B

021

Rep. Berger

 

036

Chair Barnhart

 

038

Rep. Berger

 

044

Chair Barnhart

 

045

Vice Chair Butler

 

066

Chair Barnhart

 

070

Malik

 

072

Chair Barnhart

 

073

Malik

 

108

Chair Barnhart

 

113

Malik

 

120

Chair Barnhart

 

121

Malik

 

139

Chair Barnhart

 

141

Rep. Bruun

 

155

Chair Barnhart

 

156

Malik

 

169

Rep. Bruun

 

170

Malik

 

197

Rep. Bruun

 

205

Malik

 

236

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 2201.

245

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearings on HB 2211 and HB 2212.

253

Chris Allanach

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibits I, J)

290

Chair Barnhart

 

293

Allanach

Exhibits K and L.

305

Chair Barnhart

 

312

Mike Grainey

Mike Grainey, Director, Oregon Department of Energy (Exhibits M, N)

333

Chair Barnhart

 

355

Jeff Bissonett

Jeff Bissonnett, representing Fair & Clean Energy Coalition

368

John Miller

John Miller, Director, Oregon Solar Energy Industries Assn.

467

Chair Barnhart

 

469

Vice Chair Butler

 

497

Miller

 

 

TAPE 35, SIDE B

014

Chair Barnhart

 

015

Vice Chair Butler

 

029

Chair Barnhart

 

030

Miller

 

032

Vice Chair Butler

 

042

Chair Barnhart

 

043

Miller

 

050

Chair Barnhart

 

053

Vice Chair Butler

 

055

Chair Butler

 

056

Miller

 

063

Rep. Olson

 

065

Miller

 

072

Rep. Olson

 

073

Miller

 

080

Chair Barnhart

 

092

Miller

 

095

Chair Barnhart

 

101

Miller

 

109

Chair Barnhart

 

118

Myron Burr

Myron Burr, Siltronic Corporation (Exhibit O)

194

Chair Barnhart

 

207

Julie Brandis

Julie Brandis, Associated Oregon Industries

228

Chair Barnhart

 

232

Tom O’Connor

Tom O’Connor, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities Association

255

Chair Barnhart

 

261

Andrew Kayaanisqatsis

Andrew Kayaanisqatsis, Solar Energy Solutions

276

Chair Barnhart

 

277

Rep. Berger

 

279

Chair Barnhart

 

291

Kayaanisqatsis

 

300

Chair Barnhart

 

309

Kayaanisqatsis

 

327

Chair Barnhart

 

330

Kayaanisqatsis

 

345

Chair Barnhart

 

348

Kayaanisqatsis

 

354

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearings on HB 2211 and HB 2212.

364

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:50 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. LC 2232, LRO staff, 2/12/2007.
  2. LC 3232, LRO staff, 2/12/2007.
  3. HB 2201, Written testimony, Courtni Dresser, 2/9/2007.
  4. HB 2201, Written testimony, John Valley, 2/9/2007.
  5. HB 2201, Written testimony, Richard Kosesan, 2/9/2007.
  6. HB 2201, Written testimony, Chris Girard, 2/9/2007.
  7. HB 2201, Written testimony, Mark Nelson, 2/9/2007.
  8. HB 2201, Written testimony, Mark Nelson, 2/9/2007.
  9. HB 2211, Staff measure summary, Allanach, 2/9/2007.
  10. HB 2211, Revenue impact statement, Allanach, 2/9/2007.
  11. HB 2212, Staff measure summary, Allanach, 2/9/2007.
  12. HB 2212, Revenue impact statement, Allanach, 2/9/2007.
  13. HB 2211, Written testimony, Mike Grainey, 2/9/2007.
  14. HB 2212, Written testimony, Mike Grainey6, 2/9/2007.
  15. HB 2211, Written testimony, Myron Burr, 2/9/2007.