PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #93 and 94

 

HB 3530, 2922, 2963, 3108, 3260, HJR 26

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

MARCH 27, 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. Mitch Greenlick, HD 33,

                        Rep. Peter Buckley, HD 5

Laurie Wimmer Whelan, Oregon Education Association and Oregon Revenue Coalition

                        Chuck Hibner, Director, Secretary of State’s Audits Division

                        Will Garber, Deputy Director, Secretary of State’s Audits Division

                        Andy Clark, Oregon Association of Realtors

                        Kappy Eaton, League of Women Voters of Oregon

                        Arthur Towers, Political Director, SEIU 503

                        Jody Wiser, Tax Fairness Oregon

                        Rep. Whisnant, HD 53, Sunriver

                        Sen. Ben Westlund, SD 27, Tumalo

                        Andy Shaw, League of Oregon Cities

 

Staff Present:                        Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                        Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                        Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                        Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 93, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:09 P.M.

005

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearings on HB2922, HB2963, HB3108, HB 3260, and HJR 26

012

Chris Allanach

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (re HJR 26).  Exhibits A, B.

019

Rep. Mitch Greenlick

Rep. Mitch Greenlick, HB 33, Portland (re HJR 26)

078

Chair Barnhart

 

085

Rep. Greenlick

 

090

Chair Barnhart

 

097

Rep. Peter Buckley

Rep. Peter Buckley, HD 5, Ashland (re HD 2922)

136

Chair Barnhart

 

137

Rep. Bruun

 

141

Rep. Buckley

 

145

Rep. Bruun

 

146

Rep. Buckley

 

147

Rep. Bruun

 

165

Rep. Buckley

 

173

Rep. Bruun

 

174

Rep. Buckley

 

176

Chair Barnhart

 

178

Rep. Buckley

 

180

Chair Barnhart

 

183

Allanach

Re HB 2963, HB 3108, and HB 3260.

211

Chair Barnhart

 

217

Laurie Wimmer Whelan

Laurie Wimmer Whelan, Oregon Education Association and Oregon Revenue Coalition re HB 2922 (Exhibit C)

289

Chair Barnhart

 

299

Wimmer Whelan

 

312

Chair Barnhart

 

313

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

330

Vice Chair Butler

 

331

Wimmer Whelan

 

355

Chair Barnhart

 

356

Vice Chair Butler

 

388

Wimmer Whelan

 

416

Chair Barnhart

 

430

Chuck Hibner

Chuck Hibner Director, Secretary of State’s Audits Division re HB 3108 (Exhibits D, E)

 

TAPE 94, SIDE A

023

Chuck Hibner

Continuation of comments.

051

Chair Barnhart

 

054

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

064

Hibner

 

096

Vice Chair Butler

 

120

Rep. Gelser

 

139

Chair Barnhart

 

140

Hibner

 

151

Chair Barnhart

 

164

Hibner

 

178

Chair Barnhart

 

192

Hibner

 

201

Chair Barnhart

 

202

Rep. Berger

 

228

Chair Barnhart

 

231

Vice Chair Butler

 

239

Allanach

 

244

Vice Chair Butler

 

274

Chair Barnhart

 

287

Andy Clark

Andy Clark, Oregon Association of Realtors.  Opposes HB 2963 (Exhibit F)

330

Chair Barnhart

 

331

Clark

 

333

Vice Chair Butler

 

338

Clark

 

343

Vice Chair Butler

 

349

Allanach

 

351

Chair Barnhart

 

360

Kappy Eaton

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

468

Chair Barnhart

 

470

Vice Chair Butler

 

 

TAPE 93, SIDE B

023

Vice Chair Butler

Continuation of comments.

041

Eaton

 

083

Rep. Gelser

 

088

Vice Chair Butler

 

111

Vice Chair Read

 

113

Vice Chair Butler

 

116

Arthur Towers

Arthur Towers, Political Director, SEIU Local 503

146

Vice Chair Read

 

153

Jody Wiser

 

223

Chair Barnhart

 

226

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearings on HJR 26, HB 2922, HB 3108, HB 2963, HB 3260.

231

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 3530.

235

Mazen Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibit H, I)

238

Vice Chair Butler

 

240

Malik

 

282

Vice Chair Butler

 

292

Malik

 

299

Vice Chair Butler

 

300

Chair Barnhart

 

305

Rep. Gene Whisnant

 

333

Sen. Ben Westlund

 

399

Chair Barnhart

 

401

Rep. Whisnant

 

403

Chair Barnhart

 

405

Vice Chair Butler

 

406

Chair Barnhart

 

415

Sen. Westlund

 

426

Rep. Whisnant

 

432

Chair Barnhart

 

440

Sen. Westlund

 

443

Chair Barnhart

 

450

Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw, League of Oregon Cities

485

Chair Barnhart

 

488

Shaw

 

493

Chair Barnhart

 

494

Shaw

 

496

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3530.

504

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 3530.

 

TAPE 94, SIDE B

035

Vice Chair Butler

MOTION:  MOVES -1 AMENDMENTS TO HB 3530 BE ADOPTED.

041

Chair Barnhart

ORDER:  HEARING NO OBJECTION, THE CHAIR SO ORDERS.

042

Vice Chair Butler

MOTION:  MOVES HB 3530 AS AMENDED TO THE FLOOR WITH DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

046

Chair Barnhart

ORDER:  ROLL CALL VOTE:  MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BERGER, BRUUN, BUTLER, GELSER, OLSON, READ, ROSENBAUM, WITT, BARNHART.  MOTION PASSES:  9-0-0.

055

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 3530.

057

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:35 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2922, HB 2963, HB 3108, HB 3260, HJR 26, Summary, Chris Allanach.
  2. HB 2922, HB 2963, HB 3108, HB 3260, HJR 26, 2007 Tax Expenditure Bills, Chris Allanach.
  3. HB 2922, Written testimony, Laurie Wimmer Whelan.
  4. HB 3108, Written testimony, Chuck Hibner.
  5. HB 3108, Written testimony, Chuck Hibner.
  6. HB 2963, Written testimony, Andy Clark.
  7. HB 2963, HB 3108, HB 3260, HJR 26, Written testimony, Kappy Eaton.
  8. HB 3530, Staff measure summary, Mazen Malik.
  9. HB 3530, -1 Amendments, Rep. Gene Whisnant.