PUBLIC HEARING: HB 2817, HB 3256, HB 3411, HB 3430, HB 2793

 

TAPES # 118A-B, 119A

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

APRIL 17, 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. Sara Gelser

Rep. Andy Olson

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

Rep. Brad Witt

 

Members Excused: Rep. Scott Bruun

 

Witnesses Present: Barbara Glancy, Coalition for Estate Tax, Portland

J.L. Wilson, National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB)

David Bean, Coalition for the Estate Tax, Portland

David Booth, Tax Fairness Oregon

Joseph Misek, Oregon Department of Forestry

Jeff Stone, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Assn. of Nurseries

Darrell Fuller, Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association

Rep. Bruce Hanna, District 7

Rep. Paul Holvey, District 8

Sandy Flicker, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Jon Wissler, Power Resources Cooperative

Gil Riddell, Association of Oregon Counties

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

TAPE 118, SIDE A

006

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:55 P.M. Opens public hearing on four inheritance tax bills.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, HB 2817, HB 3256, HB 3430 AND HB 3411

 

031

Glancy

Barbara Glancy, Coalition for the Estate Tax, Portland (Exhibit A)

068

Chair Barnhart

 

069

Glancy

 

106

Glancy

 

133

Vice Chair Butler

 

135

Glancy

 

136

Vice Chair Butler

 

138

Glancy

 

142

Chair Barnhart

 

147

Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibits B, C and D)

149

Chair Barnhart

 

154

Malik

 

156

Chair Barnhart

 

157

Malik

 

158

Chair Barnhart

 

161

Glancy

 

169

Chair Barnhart

 

174

Wilson

J.L. Wilson, National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB)

219

Chair Barnhart

 

235

Bean

David Bean, Coalition for the Estate Tax, Portland

289

Bean

(Exhibit E)

343

Vice Chair Butler

 

364

Bean

 

367

Vice Chair Butler

 

372

Chair Barnhart

 

380

Vice Chair Butler

 

392

Chair Barnhart

 

401

Bean

 

434

Chair Barnhart

 

435

Bean

 

 

TAPE 119, SIDE A

014

Booth

David Booth, Tax Fairness Oregon

072

Misek

Joseph Misek, Oregon Department of Forestry (Exhibits F and G)

126

Vice Chair Butler

 

133

Misek

 

150

Vice Chair Butler

 

157

Malik

 

158

Chair Barnhart

 

159

Vice Chair Butler

 

161

Stone

Jeff Stone, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Assn. of Nurseries (Exhibit H)

206

Fuller

Darrell Fuller, Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association (OIADA)

257

Chair Barnhart

 

265

Vice Chair Butler

 

270

Chair Barnhart

 

274

Rep. Hanna

Rep. Bruce Hanna, District 7

328

Chair Barnhart

Closes public hearing on inheritance tax bills. Opens public hearing on HB 2793.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, HB 2793

 

340

Rep. Holvey

Rep. Paul Holvey, District 8 (Exhibit J)

384

Chair Barnhart

 

385

Rep. Berger

 

393

Chair Barnhart

 

395

Rep. Holvey

 

398

Rep. Berger

 

406

Ayala

Mary Ayala, Economist

407

Rep. Berger

 

411

Chair Barnhart

 

419

Ayala

(Exhibit K)

445

Chair Barnhart

 

446

Flicker

Sandy Flicker, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association

 

 

 

TAPE 118, SIDE B

053

Wissler

Jon Wissler, Power Resources Cooperative (Exhibit L)

068

Chair Barnhart

 

070

Wissler

 

099

Chair Barnhart

 

101

Vice Chair Butler

 

102

Chair Barnhart

 

104

Vice Chair Butler

 

114

Chair Barnhart

 

117

Riddell

Gil Riddell, Association of Oregon Counties (Exhibit M)

149

Chair Barnhart

 

153

Phillips

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

209

Chair Barnhart

 

210

Vice Chair Butler

 

214

Phillips

 

218

Vice Chair Butler

 

224

Phillips

 

234

Chair Barnhart

 

236

Phillips

 

237

Vice Chair Butler

 

242

Phillips

 

246

Vice Chair Butler

 

253

Phillips

 

269

Vice Chair Butler

 

282

Phillips

 

290

Vice Chair Butler

 

296

Chair Barnhart

 

300

Phillips

 

319

Vice Chair Butler

 

322

Chair Barnhart

 

334

Riddell

 

339

Chair Barnhart

 

342

Riddell

 

344

Phillips

 

355

Vice Chair Butler

 

359

Phillips

 

362

Chair Barnhart

Closes public hearing on HB 2793. Adjourns meeting at 3:15 p.m.

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Barbara J. Guardino

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2817 and HB 3256, testimony of Barbara Glancy of Portland
  2. HB 2817, HB 3256, HB 3430 and HB 3411, Estate Tax Proposals, 4/17/07, Malik
  3. HB 2817, HB 3256, HB 3430 and HB 3411, Research Report #1-07, Oregon Estate and Inheritance Taxes, 3/23/07, Malik
  4. HB 2817, HB 3256, HB 3430 and HB 3411, Inheritance Tax: Overview of Estate and Inheritance Tax Revenues, 4/17/07, Malik
  5. HB 3430, Wealth Inequality in 2003, From David Cay Johnston, Bean/Booth
  6. HB 3256, Department of Forestry, testimony of Joseph F. Misek, 4/17/07
  7. HB 3256, 2006/07 Oregon Forestland Taxes, Assessments and Credits, January 2007 Edition, Misek
  8. HB 3430, testimony of Jeff Stone, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Association of Nurseries, 4/17/07
  9. HB 3411, Staff Measure Summary, 4/17/07, Warner
  10. HB 2793, testimony of Rep. Paul R. Holvey, House District 8, 4/17/07
  11. HB 2793, Staff Measure Summary, 4/17/07, Ayala
  12. HB 2793, testimony of Jon R. Wissler, Power Resources Cooperative, 4/17/07
  13. HB 2793, testimony of Gil Riddell, Policy Manager, Association of Oregon Counties