PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #116 and 117

 

HB 2745. HB 2955, HB 3271, HB 3422, HB 3535, HJR 28

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

APRIL 16, 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. Kim Thatcher, HD25, Keizer

Rep. Sal Esquival, HD 6, Medford

Rep. Dave Hunt, HD 40, Gladstone

Raul Ramirez, Marion County Sheriff

Russ Burger, Lane County Sheriff

Dennis Dotson, Lincoln County Sheriff

Mike Winters, Jackson County Sheriff

Mayor Diane Pohl, Clatskanie

Ray Pohl, Clatskanie

Dan Withers, Roseburg

Phyllis Wilson, Oregon State Grange

James Duncan, Oregon State Police

Randy Sanders, Columbia County

Ralph Himmelsbach, retired FBI agent

Andy Moyer, Oregon State Police

Greg Willeford, Oregon State Police

Daryl Garrettson, Attorney

Rick Bennett, Director of Government Relations, A.A.R.P.

Ralph Groener

Mary Stewart, Executive Director, MADD

Genoa Ingram, Oregon State Chambers of Commerce

Steve Buckstein, Cascade Policy Institute

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 116, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:07 P.M.

006

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 2745.

010

Rep. Berger

-3 Amendments (Exhibit A)

010

Chair Barnhart

 

011

Rep. Berger

 

012

Chair Barnhart

 

018

Rep. Berger

MOTION: MOVES THE -3 AMENDMENTS TO HB 2745 BE ADOPTED.

020

Chair Barnhart

 

021

Rep. Berger

 

038

Chair Barnhart

 

040

Vice Chair Butler

 

042

Rep. Berger

 

046

Vice Chair Butler

 

047

Rep Berger

 

048

Chair Barnhart

 

050

Rep. Berger

 

051

Vice Chair Butler

 

052

Rep. Berger

 

064

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: HEARING NO OBJECTION, THE CHAIR SO ORDERS.

067

Vice Chair Read

MOTION: MOVES HB 2745 TO THE FLOOR WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION, AND THEN SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE ON WAYS & MEANS.

068

Chair Barnhart

 

070

Vice Chair Read

 

074

Chair Barnhart

 

075

Vice Chair Butler

 

082

Chair Barnhart

 

088

Vice Chair Butler

 

091

Chair Barnhart

 

096

Vice Chair Butler

 

101

Chair Barnhart

 

103

Vice Chair Butler

 

117

Rep. Witt

 

121

Chair Barnhart

 

124

Rep. Olson

 

125

Rep. Berger

 

136

Chair Barnhart

Meeting at ease for five minutes.

148

Rep. Gelser

MOTION: MOVES TO AMEND PREVIOUS MOTION TO MOVE HB 2724 AS AMENDED TO THE FLOOR WITH DO PASS RECOMMENDATION WITH SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE ON WAYS & MEANS

151

Chair Barnhart

 

153

Rep. Gelser

 

158

Chair Barnhart

 

159

Vice Chair Butler

 

163

Chair Barnhart

 

166

Vice Chair Read

 

168

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BERGER, BUTLER, GELSER, OLSON, READ, ROSENBAUM, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBER EXCUSED: BRUUN. MOTION PASSES: 8-0-1

181

Rep. Berger

 

184

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 2745.

185

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearings on HB 2955, HB 3271, HB 3422, HB 3535, and HJR 28.

194

Mazen Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibit B)

258

Chair Barnhart

 

259

Rep. Berger

 

272

Rep. Witt

 

278

Chair Barnhart

 

306

Rep. Kim Thatcher

Rep. Kim Thatcher, HD 25, Keizer (Exhibits C, D)

326

Rep. Sal Esquival

Rep. Sal Esquival, HD 6, Medford

385

Chair Barnhart

 

387

Vice Chair Butler

 

407

Rep. Esquival

 

433

Rep. Thatcher

 

450

Chair Barnhart

 

459

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Dave Hunt, HD 40, Gladstone

 

TAPE 117, SIDE A

029

Rep. Hunt

Continuation of comments.

089

Chair Barnhart

 

092

Rep. Berger

 

104

Rep. Hunt

 

113

Rep. Berger

 

135

Rep. Hunt

 

149

Chair Barnhart

 

151

Rep. Olson

 

160

Rep. Hunt

 

172

Rep. Gelser

 

176

Rep. Hunt

 

199

Vice Chair Butler

 

207

Rep. Hunt

 

216

Vice Chair Butler

 

227

Rep. Hunt

 

238

Vice Chair Butler

 

248

Chair Barnhart

 

251

Rep. Berger

 

272

Chair Barnhart

 

288

Vice Chair Butler

 

292

Chair Barnhart

 

294

Raul Ramirez

Raul Ramirez, Marion County Sheriff

316

Russ Burger

Russ Burger, Lane County Sheriff

344

Chair Barnhart

 

346

Burger

 

347

Chair Barnhart

 

348

Burger

 

390

Dennis Dotson

Dennis Dotson, Lincoln County Sheriff

452

Mike Winters

Mike Winters, Jackson County Sheriff

 

TAPE 116, SIDE B

031

Winters

Continuation of comments.

058

Chair Barnhart

 

059

Vice Chair Butler

 

065

Burger

 

072

Rep. Witt

 

079

Chair Barnhart

 

080

Winters

 

094

Chair Barnhart

 

095

Rep. Berger

 

098

Burger

 

099

Chair Barnhart

 

108

Diane Pohl

Diane Pohl, Mayor, Clatskanie (Exhibit E)

166

Ray Pohl

 

181

Chair Barnhart

 

182

Dan Withers

Dan Withers, Roseburg (Exhibit F)

225

Chair Barnhart

 

229

Withers

 

238

Chair Barnhart

 

252

Phyllis Wilson

Phyllis Wilson, Oregon State Grange (Exhibit G)

330

Chair Barnhart

 

334

James Duncan

James Duncan, Oregon State Police (Exhibit H)

442

Randy Sanders

Randy Sanders, Columbia County

 

TAPE 117, SIDE B

032

Chair Barnhart

 

045

Ralph Himmelsbach

Ralph Himmelsbach, retired FBI agent

060

Andy Moyer

Andy Moyer, Oregon State Police

102

Greg Willeford

Greg Willeford, Oregon State Police

138

Chair Barnhart

 

139

Rep. Gelser

 

152

Moyer

 

175

Rep. Gelser

 

182

Moyer

 

194

Rep. Olson

 

198

Moyer

 

218

Chair Barnhart

 

219

Rep. Witt

 

222

Moyer

 

240

Chair Barnhart

 

251

Daryl Garrettson

Daryl Garrettson, Attorney

285

Rick Bennett

Rick Bennett, Director of Government Relations, A.A.R.P.

302

Chair Barnhart

 

307

Ralph Groener

 

321

Mary Stewart

Mary Stewart, Executive Director, MADD (Exhibit I)

368

Genoa Ingram

Genoa Ingram, Oregon State Chambers of Commerce

381

Chair Barnhart

 

389

Steve Buckstein

Steve Buckstein, Cascade Policy Institute (Exhibit J)

437

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearings on HB 2955, HB 3271, HB 3422, HB 3535, and HJR 28.

444

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 3:03 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2745, -3 Amendments, Rep. Vicki Berger.
  2. HJR 28, HB 3422, HB 3535, HB 2955, HB 3271, HB 2745, State Police Funding matrix, Mazen Malik.
  3. HJR 28, -1 Amendments, Rep. Kim Thatcher
  4. HJR 28, 2007-09 Lottery Distributions, Rep. Kim Thatcher.
  5. HB 3535, Written testimony, Diane Pohl.
  6. HB 3535, Written testimony, Dan Withers.
  7. HB 2955, Written testimony, Phyllis Wilson.
  8. HB 3535, Written testimony, James Duncan.
  9. HB 3535, Written testimony, Mary Stewart.
  10. HJR 28, Written testimony, Steve Buckstein.
  11. HB 3535, Written testimony, Rep. Andy Olson.