PUBLIC HEARING

 

TAPES #120, 121, 122

 

HB 2347, HB 2731, HB 3045, HB 3255, HB 3421

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

APRIL 18, 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 Oresent:                        Sen. Rod Monroe, SD 24, Portland

                        Rep. Sal Esquival, HD 6, Medford

                        Ralph Groener, AFSCME

                        Ginger Merritt, President, AFSCME Local 896

                        Brian DeLashmutt, representing Oregon State Police Officers Assn.

                        Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, HD 45, Portland

                        Don Bishoff. Office of Sen. Bill Morrisette, SD 6, Springfield

                        Sen. Rick Metsger, SD 26, Welches

                        Debbie Jones, Wasco County

                        Sharon Guidera, Mid-Columbia Center for Living

                        Kevin Campbell, Executive Director, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health

                        Elvia Santian, Hood River Valley High School

                        Scott Slattum, Youth Minister, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hood River

                        Yesenia Castro, Student, Hood River Valley High School

                        Cindy Hernandez

                        Gary Smith, Chair, Deschutes Co. Commission on Children & Families

                        Vickie Kibler, Lake Oswego

                        Scott Kibler, Lake, Oswego

                        Cathy Miller, Deschutes County

                        Kurt Widmer, Widmer Brothers Brewing, Portland

                        Gary Fish, Founder and President Deschutes Brewery, Inc., Bend

                        Irene Firmat, Founder and CEO, Full Sail Brewing Co., Hood River

                        Al Elkins, representing Car and Truck Rental Assn. of Oregon

                        Chuck Sellers, Fleet Manager, Avis Car Group

                        Kevin Neary, Vice President, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

                        Jim Gardner, representing Hertz Rent a Car

                        Daryl Fuller, Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association

                       

Staff Present:                        Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                        Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                        Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 120, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

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

005

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearings on HB 2347, HB 2731, HB 3255, HB 3421 and Informational Meeting on Beer and Wine Taxes.

011

Mazen Malik

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

014

Chair Barnhart

 

015

Malik

 

032

Rep. Berger

 

036

Malik

 

041

Rep. Berger

 

042

Chair Barnhart

 

054

Sen. Rod Monroe

Sen. Rod Monroe, SD 24, Portland

114

Chair Barnhart

 

117

Rep. Sal Esquival

Rep. Sal Esquival, HD 6, Medford (Exhibit C, D)

168

Chair Barnhart

 

169

Rep. Esquival

 

170

Chair Barnhart

 

173

Rep. Esquival

 

187

Chair Barnhart

 

197

Ralph Groener

Ralph Groener, AFSCME

208

Ginger Merritt

Ginger Merritt, President, AFSCME Local 896 (Exhibit E)

258

Groener

 

312

Brian DeLashmutt

Brian DeLashmutt, representing Oregon State Police Officers Assn.

334

Chair Barnhart

 

336

Rep. Witt

 

340

DeLashmutt

 

352

Groener

 

365

Chair Barnhart

 

372

Rep. Jackie Dingfelder

Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, HD 45, Portland (Exhibit F)

442

Chair Barnhart

 

445

Rep. Dingfelder

 

460

Chair Barnhart

 

464

Rep. Dingfelder

 

466

Don Bishoff

Don Bishoff, Office of Sen. Bill Morrisette, SD 6, Springfield (Exhibit G)

 

TAPE 121, SIDE A

023

Bishoff

Continuation of comments.

092

Chair Barnhart

 

095

Vice Chair Butler

 

102

Sen. Rick Metsger

Sen. Rick Metsger, SD 26, Welches

189

Chair Barnhart

 

192

Rep. Berger

 

204

Sen. Metsger

 

207

Rep. Berger

 

209

Sen. Metsger

 

215

Chair Barnhart

 

219

Sen. Metsger

 

223

Chair Barnhart

 

230

Debbie Jones

Debbie Jones, Wasco County

257

Sharon Guidera

Sharon Guidera, Mid-Columbia Center for Living

313

Chair Barnhart

 

325

Kevin Campbell

Kevin Campbell, Executive Director, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health

340

Chair Barnhart

 

341

Campbell

 

374

Chair Barnhart

 

376

Elvia Santian

Elvia Santian

431

Chair Barnhart

 

433

Scott Slattum

Scott Slattum, Youth Minister, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hood River

489

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 120, SIDE B

031

Yesenia Castro

Yesenia Castro, Student, Hood River Valley High School

034

Chair Barnhart

 

036

Castro

 

071

Cindy Hernandez

Cindy Hernandez

101

Chair Barnhart

 

103

Rep. Berger

 

105

Chair Barnhart

 

112

Unknown person

 

121

Chair Barnhart

 

124

Gary Smith

Gary Smith Chair, Deschutes Co. Commission on Children & Families (Exhibit H, I)

127

Chair Barnhart

 

129

Smith

 

166

Vickie Kibler

Vickie Kibler (Exhibit J)

265

Scott Kibler

Scott Kibler (Exhibit K)

333

Chair Barnhart

 

347

Cathy Miller

Cathy Miller, Deschutes County

348

Chair Barnhart

 

349

Chair Barnhart

 

351

Miller

 

404

Chair Barnhart

 

419

Kurt Widmer

Kurt Widmer, Widmer Brothers Brewing, Portland

 

TAPE 121, SIDE B

023

Widmer

Continuation of comments.

051

Chair Barnhart

 

052

Gary Fish

Gary Fish, Founder & President, Deschutes Brewery, Inc., Bend (Exhibit L)

068

Chair Barnhart

 

071

Smith

 

091

Irene Firmat

Irene Firmat, Founder and CEO, Full Sail Brewing Co., Hood River

143

Chair Barnhart

 

144

Rep. Witt

 

147

Fish

 

168

Firmat

 

171

Chair Barnhart

 

172

Vice Chair Read

 

174

Firmat

 

177

Widmer

 

187

Fish

 

189

Chair Barnhart

 

190

Vice Chair Butler

 

197

Fish

 

198

Chair Barnhart

 

200

Malik

 

212

Chair Barnhart

 

216

Mazen

 

218

Rep. Witt

 

223

Chair Barnhart

 

226

Rep. Berger

 

230

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearings on HB 2347, HB 2731, HB 3255, HB 3421 and Informational Meeting on Beer and Wine Taxes.

247

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 3045.

253

Malik

Exhibit M

311

Chair Barnhart

 

314

Vice Chair Butler

 

318

Chair Barnhart

 

320

Al Elkins

Al Elkins, representing Car and Truck Rental Assn. of Oregon

326

Chair Barnhart

 

329

Elkins

 

341

Chuck Sellers

Chuck Sellers, Fleet Manager, Avis Budget car group

378

Kevin Neary

Kevin Neary, Vice President, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

415

Chair Barnhart

 

417

Vice Chair Read

 

421

Neary

 

423

Sellers

 

429

Rep. Berger

 

438

Neary

 

446

Rep. Berger

 

449

Sellers

 

451

Rep. Berger

 

474

Chair Barnhart

 

475

Rep. Berger

 

476

Vice Chair Read

 

481

Neary

 

483

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

487

Sellers

 

495

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

 

TAPE 122, SIDE A

032

Malik

 

033

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

038

Neary

 

038

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

041

Neart

 

042

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

045

Sellers

 

046

Chair Barnhart

 

047

Malik

 

050

Chair Barnhart

 

051

Malik

 

056

Chair Barnhart

 

060

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

061

Chair Barnhart

 

068

Jim Gardner

Jim Gardner, representing Hertz Rent a Car

074

Chair Barnhart

 

075

Gardner

 

088

Chair Barnhart

 

089

Gardner

 

102

Chair Barnhart

 

103

Gardner

 

104

Daryl Fuller

Daryl Fuller, Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association

110

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3045

112

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 3:04 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2347, HB 3256, HB 3045, HB 3421, HB 3255, Beer & Wine Tax Proposals, Mazen Malik.
  2. HB 2347, HB 3256, HB 3045, HB 3421, HB 3255, State Excise Taxes and and OLCC Revenue, Mazen Malik.
  3. HB 3421, Written testimony, Rep. Sal Esquival.
  4. HB 3421, -3 Amendments, Rep. Sal Esquival.
  5. HB 3045, Written testimony, Ginger Merritt.
  6. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Rep. Jackie Dingfelder.
  7. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Sen. Bill Morrisette.
  8. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Gary Smith.
  9. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Cathy Miller.
  10. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Vickie Kibler.
  11. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Scott Kibler.
  12. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Gary Fish.
  13. HB 3045, Tax Rate Table, Mazen Malik.
  14. HB 3045, Written testimony, Jeff Miller.
  15. HB 3045, Written testimony, Bill Perry.
  16. HB 3045, Written testimony, Tracy Rutten.
  17. HB 3045, Written testimony, Chris Koons.
  18. HB 3421, Written testimony, Robert Nikkel.
  19. HB 3255, Written testimony, Robert Nikkel.
  20. HB 2731, Written testimony, Robert Nikkel.
  21. HB 2347, Written testimony, Robert Nikkel.
  22. HB 2347, Written testimony, Katie Jacoy.
  23. HB 2731, Written testimony, Katie Jacoy.
  24. HB 2347, INFORMATIONAL, HB 2731, HB 3255, HB 3370, HB 3421, Written testimony, Norman Turrill.
  25. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Rosie Sizer.
  26. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Andrea Dorman.
  27. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Sharon Guidera.
  28. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Kathy Schwartz.
  29. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Debra Jones.
  30. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Karl Brimner.
  31. INFORMATIONAL, HB 3535, Written testimony, Rob Bovett.
  32. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Stephanie Soares Pump.
  33. HB3421, Written testimony, M.A.D.D.
  34. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Judy Cushing.
  35. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Jan Kaplan.
  36. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Tom Eversole.
  37. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Linda Fleming.
  38. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Bill Hall.
  39. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Gina Nikkel.
  40. HB 2347, Written testimony, Darryl Larson.
  41. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Mary Ann Schwab.
  42. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Debra Gilmour.
  43. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Brinda Narayan-Wold.
  44. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Faye Stewart.
  45. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Yesenia Castro.
  46. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Maija Yasui.
  47. INFORMATIONAL, Written testimony, Cindy Hernandez.