PUBLIC HEARING

 

TAPES #80 and 81

 

HJR 37, HJR 46, HJR 45

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

MARCH 15, 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: Rep. Dennis Richardson, HD 4, Central Point

Andrea Meyer, Legislative Director, ACLU of Oregon

Don McIntyre, Taxpayer Association of Oregon

Ted Reutlinger, Legislative Counsel Office

Gil Riddell, Policy Manager, Association of Oregon Counties

Andy Shaw, League of Oregon Cities

John McArdle, Mayor, City of Independence

Don McIntyre

Kappy Eaton, League of Women Voters of Oregon (Exhibit E)

Ralph Groener, AFSCME

Don Schellenbereg, Oregon Farm Bureau Federation

Andrea Henderson, Oregon Community College Association (Exhibit F)

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 80, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:37 P.M.

006

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HJR 37.

007

Paul Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

018

Chair Barnhart

 

021

Rep. Dennis Richardson

Rep. Dennis Richardson, HD 4, Central Point (author of bill)

059

Chair Barnhart

 

061

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

068

Rep. Richardson

 

083

Chair Barnhart

 

092

Rep. Richardson

 

093

Chair Barnhart

 

101

Andrea Meyer

Andrea Meyer, Legislative Director, ACLU of Oregon

139

Chair Barnhart

 

143

Don McIntyre

Don McIntyre, Taxpayer Association of Oregon

172

Chair Barnhart

 

177

Ted Reutlinger

Ted Reutlinger, Legislative Counsel Office

251

Chair Barnhart

 

252

Vice Chair Butler

 

258

Reutlinger

 

263

Chair Barnhart

 

269

Reutlinger

 

289

Chair Barnhart

 

294

Reutlinger

 

296

Chair Barnhart

 

301

Reutlinger

 

305

Chair Barnhart

Closes Public Hearing on HJR 37.

312

Chair Barnhart

Opens Public Hearing on HJR 46.

316

Chair Barnhart

 

318

Mary Ayala

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibit A)

329

Chair Barnhart

Opens Public Hearing on HJR 45.

333

Ayala

Exhibit B.

340

Chair Barnhart

 

342

Ayala

 

343

Chair Barnhart

 

344

Ayala

 

345

Chair Barnhart

 

359

Gil Riddell

Gil Riddell, Policy Manager, Association of Oregon Counties (Exhibit C)

365

Chair Barnhart

 

367

Riddell

 

 

TAPE 81, SIDE A

020

Riddell

Continuation of comments.

079

Chair Barnhart

 

081

Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw, League of Oregon Cities

083

John McArdle

John McArdle, Mayor, City of Independence

125

Shaw

Exhibit D.

139

Chair Barnhart

 

140

Shaw

 

165

Chair Barnhart

 

167

Vice Chair Butler

 

183

Riddell

 

193

Vice Chair Butler

 

207

Shaw

 

216

Chair Barnhart

 

220

Shaw

 

221

Chair Barnhart

 

235

Riddell

 

248

Chair Barnhart

 

253

McArdle

 

254

Chair Barnhart

 

258

McIntyre

 

402

Chair Barnhart

 

404

Rep. Bruun

 

423

McIntyre

 

467

Rep. Witt

 

470

McIntyre

 

493

Rep. Witt

 

498

McIntyre

 

500

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 80, SIDE B

034

Vice Chair Butler

 

055

McIntyre

 

075

Vice Chair Butler

 

099

McIntyre

 

122

Vice Chair Butler

 

126

McIntyre

 

131

Vice Chair Butler

 

132

Chair Barnhart

 

134

Vice Chair Butler

 

137

McIntyre

 

138

Chair Barnhart

 

142

Kappy Eaton

Kappy Eaton, League of Women Voters of Oregon (Exhibit E)

146

Chair Barnhart

 

148

Eaton

 

210

Chair Barnhart

 

230

Eaton

 

236

Chair Barnhart

 

237

Vice Chair Butler

 

254

Eaton

 

255

Vice Chair Butler

 

257

Eaton

 

260

Chair Barnhart

 

277

Ralph Groener

Ralph Groener, AFSCME

317

Chair Barnhart

 

321

Groener

 

322

Chair Barnhart

 

323

Don Schellenberg

Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau Federation

372

Chair Barnhart

 

374

Andrea Henderson

Andrea Henderson, Oregon Community College Association (Exhibit F)

397

Chair Barnhart

 

398

Henderson

 

399

Chair Barnhart

 

400

Henderson

 

403

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearings on HJR 45 and HJR 46.

409

Chair Barnhart

 

413

Warner

 

417

Chair Barnhart

 

419

Warner

 

420

Chair Barnhart

 

441

Warner

 

445

Chair Barnhart

 

452

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:58 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HJR 46, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  2. HJR 45, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  3. HJR 46, Written testimony, Gil Riddell.
  4. HJR 46, Written testimony, Andy Shaw.
  5. HJR 46, Written testimony, Kappy Eaton.
  6. HJR 46, Written testimony, Andrea Henderson.