PUBLIC HEARING

 

TAPES #98 and 99

 

HB 3047, 2172, HJR 47.Not heard HB 3048, 3049.

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

APRIL 2, 2007, 1:00 P.M.

Hearing Room A Ė State Capitol Building

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Members Excused:††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Tobias Read, Vice Chair

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

 

Witnesses Present:††††††††††††††††††††††† Morgan Cowling, Association of Oregon Counties

††††††††††††††††††††††† Shelby Rihala, Washington County

††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike McArthur, Executive Director, Association of Oregon Counties

††††††††††††††††††††††† Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau

††††††††††††††††††††††† Bob Russell, Oregon Trucking Association

††††††††††††††††††††††† David Vanít Hof, Governorís Office

††††††††††††††††††††††† Andrew Ginsburg, Department of Environmental Quality

††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard Leman

††††††††††††††††††††††† Kevin Downing, President, AFSCME Local 3336

††††††††††††††††††††††† Mari Anne Gest, Oregon School Employees Association

††††††††††††††††††††††† Ralph Groener, representing AFSCME

††††††††††††††††††††††† Lindsey Capps, Legislative Director, Oregon Environmental Council

†††††††††††††††††††††††

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

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

††††††††††††††††††††††† Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

††††††††††††††††††††††† Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

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

 

TAPE 98, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:05 P.M.

005

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 3047 and HJR 47.

012

Mazen Malik

 

013

Vice Chair Butler

 

016

Malik

Exhibits A, B, C.(HB 3047)

035

Chair Barnhart

 

036

Malik

Exhibit D.(HJR 47)

038

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HJR 47.

047

Morgan Cowling

Morgan Cowling, Association of Oregon Counties (Exhibit D)

088

Chair Barnhart

 

092

Cowling

 

096

Chair Barnhart

 

099

Shelby Rihala

Shelby Rihala, Washington County (Exhibit F)

127

Chair Barnhart

 

129

Vice Chair Butler

 

136

Cowling

 

144

Vice Chair Butler

 

170

Cowling

 

178

Vice Chair Butler

 

180

Chair Barnhart

 

181

Cowling

 

182

Vice Chair Butler

 

191

Chair Barnhart

 

194

Vice Chair Butler

 

196

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3047.

202

Chair Barnhart

Re-opened Public Hearing on HJR 47.

207

Mary Ayala

 

225

Chair Barnhart

 

228

Ayala

 

231

Chair Barnhart

 

233

Ayala

 

234

Chair Barnhart

 

235

Ayala

 

236

Chair Barnhart

 

238

Mike McArthur

Mike McArthur, Executive Director, Assín. of Oregon Counties (Exhibit G)

269

Chair Barnhart

 

271

Don Schellenberg

Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau (Exhibits H, I)

310

Chair Barnhart

 

313

Vice Chair Butler

 

337

Schellenberg

 

352

Vice Chair Butler

 

374

Schellenberg

 

392

Vice Chair Butler

 

399

Schellenberg

 

401

Chair Barnhart

 

407

McArthur

 

411

Chair Barnhart

 

432

McArthur

 

433

Schellenberg

 

434

Chair Barnhart

 

435

Vice Chair Butler

 

457

Ayala

 

458

Vice Chair Butler

 

 

TAPE 99, SIDE A

023

Vice Chair Butler

Continuation of comments.

040

Chair Barnhart

 

041

Vice Chair Butler

 

052

Chair Barnhart

 

053

Schellenberg

 

062

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HJR 47

065

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2172.

069

Chris Allanach

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibit J)

104

Chair Barnhart

 

111

Bob Russell

Bob Russell, Oregon Trucking Association (Exhibit K)

184

Chair Barnhart

 

186

Vice Chair Butler

 

193

Russell

 

197

Chair Barnhart

 

208

David Vanít Hof

David Vanít Hof, Governorís Office

231

Chair Barnhart

 

232

Vanít Hof

 

236

Chair Barnhart

 

237

Andrew Ginsburg

Andrew Ginsburg, Department of Environment Quality (Exhibit L)

381

Chair Barnhart

 

385

Richard Leman

Richard Leman, M.D., Department of Human Services (Health) Exhibit M.

433

Chair Barnhart

 

435

Rep. Berger

 

447

Ginsburg

 

TAPE 98, SIDE B

018

Rep. Berger

 

025

Ginsburg

 

040

Rep. Berger

 

045

Ginsburg

 

065

Rep. Berger

 

066

Chair Barnhart

 

067

Vice Chair Butler

 

072

Vanít Hof

 

077

Vice Chair Butler

 

084

Ginsburg

 

093

Chair Barnhart

 

095

Vice Chair Butler

 

099

Chair Barnhart

 

100

Vice Chair Butler

 

127

Ginsburg

 

164

Vice Chair Butler

 

173

Ginsburg

 

180

Vice Chair Butler

 

202

Leman

 

208

Vice Chair Butler

 

215

Leman

 

231

Chair Barnhart

 

240

Leman

 

256

Ginsburg

 

268

Leman

 

280

Chair Barnhart

 

281

Leman

 

283

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

284

Chair Barnhart

 

286

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

289

Ginsburg

 

299

Chair Barnhart

 

323

Vice Chair Butler

 

344

Chair Barnhart

 

353

Ginsburg

 

379

Chair Barnhart

 

381

Rep. Berger

 

387

Chair Barnhart

 

399

Kevin Downing

Kevin Downing, President, AFSCME Local 3336 (Exhibit N)

405

Chair Barnhart

 

407

Downing

 

489

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 99, SIDE B

027

Mari Anne Gest

Mari Anne Gest, Oregon School Employees Association (Exhibit O)

029

Chair Barnhart

 

030

Gest

 

105

Ralph Groener

Ralph Groener , representing AFSCME

164

Chair Barnhart

 

167

Vice Chair Butler

 

171

Downing

 

182

Chair Barnhart

 

187

Lindsey Capps

Lindsay Capps, Legislative Director, Oregon Environmental Council (Exhibit P)

252

Chair Barnhart

 

256

Vice Chair Butler

 

264

Chair Barnhart

 

278

Downing

 

290

Chair Barnhart

 

291

Downing

 

292

Chair Barnhart

 

303

Downing

 

304

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 2172.

308

Chair Barnhart

Announced carry over to 4/3/2007 of HB 3048 and HB 3049.

318

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 2:49 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 3047, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  2. HB 3047, ORS Sections, Mary Ayala.
  3. HB 3047, -1 Amendments, LRO staff.
  4. HJR 47, Revenue impact statement, Mary Ayala.
  5. HB 3047, Written testimony, Morgan Cowling.
  6. HB 3047, Written testimony, Shelby Rihala.
  7. HJR 47, Charts and graphs, Mike McArthur.
  8. HJR 47, Proposed amendment -1, Don Schellenberg.
  9. HJR 47, Proposed amendment -2, Don Schellenberg.
  10. HB 2172, Staff measure summary, Chris Allanach.
  11. HB 2172, Written testimony, Bob Russell.
  12. HB 2172, Written testimony, Andrew Ginsburg.
  13. HB 2172, Written testimony, Richard Leman, MD.
  14. HB 2172, Written testimony, Kevin Downing.
  15. HB 2172, Written testimony, Mari Anne Gest.
  16. HB 2172, Written testimony, Lindsey Capps.
  17. HB 3048, Staff measure summary, Paul Warner.
  18. HB 3049, Staff measure summary, Paul Warner.