PUBLIC HEARING

 

TAPES #52 AND 53

 

Heard: HB 2388

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

FEBRUARY 21, 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. Diane Rosenbaum

Rep. Brad Witt

 

Members Excused: Rep. Sara Gelser

Rep. Andy Olson

 

Witnesses Present: Rep. Sal Esquival, HD 6, Medford

Damon Bell, Oregon Department of Revenue

John Hart, Oregon Department of Revenue

Kappy Eaton, League of Women Voters

Betty Haus, American Association of University Women

Jim Craven, American Electronics Association

Laurie Wimmer Whelan, Oregon Education Association

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 51, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:06 P.M.

008

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2388.

009

Paul Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer. (Exhibit A. Referred to Exhibit E Tax Expenditure Report 1/11/2007.)

032

Chair Barnhart

 

038

Rep. Sal Esquival

 

058

Chair Barnhart

 

059

Rep. Berger

 

064

Rep. Esquival

 

068

Rep. Berger

 

069

Rep. Esquival

 

070

Vice Chair Butler

 

088

Chair Barnhart

 

100

Damon Bell

Damon Bell, Oregon Department of Revenue

101

John Hart

John Hart, Oregon Department of Revenue

102

Bell

Exhibit B.

193

Rep. Berger

 

197

Bell

 

210

Chair Barnhart

 

222

Bell

 

223

Vice Chair Butler

 

237

Warner

 

253

Vice Chair Butler

 

269

Warner

 

279

Vice Chair Butler

 

287

Chair Barnhart

 

303

Vice Chair Butler

 

322

Chair Barnhart

 

323

Bell

 

380

Rep. Berger

 

385

Bell

 

393

Rep. Berger

 

397

Bell

 

424

Hart

 

 

TAPE 52, SIDE A

011

Hart

Continued comments.

043

Vice Chair Butler

 

049

Hart

 

052

Vice Chair Butler

 

053

Hart

 

110

Vice Chair Butler

 

114

Hart

 

128

Vice Chair Butler

 

143

Hart

 

150

Rep. Witt

 

156

Chair Barnhart

 

158

Bell

 

160

Chair Barnhart

 

161

Hart

 

190

Bell

 

201

Chair Barnhart

 

203

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

209

Hart

 

229

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

236

Hart

 

240

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

241

Chair Barnhart

 

249

Warner

 

251

Rep. Berger

 

265

Chair Barnhart

 

266

Vice Chair Butler

 

270

Chair Barnhart

 

276

Hart

 

280

Chair Barnhart

 

290

Kappy Eaton

Kappy Eaton, League of Women Voters (Exhibit C)

302

Chair Barnhart

 

305

Eaton

 

343

Chair Barnhart

 

345

Vice Chair Butler

 

349

Eaton

 

365

Chair Barnhart

 

367

Betty Haus

Betty Haus, American Association of University Women (Exhibit D)

415

Chair Barnhart

 

416

Vice Chair Butler

 

427

Warner

 

440

Haus

 

455

Vice Chair Butler

 

457

Haus

 

459

Chair Barnhart

 

475

Jim Craven

Jim Craven, American Electronics Association

 

TAPE 51, SIDE B

011

Jim Craven

Continuation of comments.

133

Chair Barnhart

 

134

Vice Chair Butler

 

146

Craven

 

159

Vice Chair Butler

 

171

Craven

 

177

Chair Barnhart

 

179

Laurie Wimmer Whelan

Laurie Wimmer Whelan, Oregon Education Association (Exhibit E)

271

Chair Barnhart

 

273

Wimmer Whelan

 

287

Chair Barnhart

 

288

Rep. Witt

 

302

Wimmer Whelan

 

322

Rep. Witt

 

327

Wimmer Whelan

 

339

Rep. Berger

 

379

Chair Barnhart

 

380

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

392

Wimmer Whelan

 

407

Craven

 

449

Chair Barnhart

 

450

Vice Chair Butler

 

469

Wimmer Whelan

 

475

Chair Barnhart

 

478

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

480

Chair Barnhart

 

493

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 2388.

496

Warner

 

506

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2388, Legislative Revenue Officer, ORS 173.820(c), LRO Staff, 2/21/2007.
  2. HB 2388, Tax Expenditure Report (PowerPoint presentation), Damon Bell, 2/21/2007.
  3. HB 2388, Written testimony, Kappy Eaton, 2/21/2007.
  4. HB 2388, Written testimony, Betty Haus, 2/21/2007.
  5. HB 2388, Written testimony, Laurie Wimmer Whelan, 2/21/2007.
  6. HB 2388, Written testimony, Rep. Peter Buckley, 2/21/2007.