PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #151, 152, 153

 

HB 3064, HB 3065, HB 2625 Not heard:HB 2793, SB 173, HB 2718

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

MAY 9, 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: Mike Dewey, Oregon Cable Telecommunications Association

Roger Harris, Crestview Cable Communications

Kent Osborne, Certified Appraiser

Ron Northcraft, Oregon State Association of County Assessor

John Powell, representing AT&T and Cingular

Ginny Lang, Qwest

Anette Spickard, Lane County Assessor

Andy Shaw, League of Oregon Cities

Steve Mantan, City of Portland Office of Management & Finance (Exh. K)

Morgan Cowling, League of Oregon Counties

John Phillips, Oregon Department of Revenue

Mary Botkin, AFSCME

David Lawson, Yamhill County Appraiser

Sen. Ben Westlund, SD 27, Tumalo

Rep. Chuck Burley, HD 54, Bend

Eric Simpkins, IdaTech LLC

James Davis, Hydra Fuel Cell

Bill Sproull, Clear Edge Power, Inc.

Doug Riggs, representing IdaTech LLC

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 151, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:08M.

007

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 2961. (Carried over from 5/8/07)

023

Vice Chair Butler

 

031

Chair Barnhart

 

035

Vice Chair Butler

 

045

Paul Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

047

Vice Chair Butler

 

051

Warner

 

052

Vice Chair Butler

 

053

Chair Barnhart

 

061

Warner

 

062

Chair Barnhart

 

063

Rep. Olson

MOTION: MOVES HB 2961 TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION AND RECISSION OF SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL.

067

Chair Barnhart

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

081

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 2961.

086

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearings on HB 3064 and 3065.

091

Mary Ayala

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibits A, B, C, D)

119

Chair Barnhart

 

129

Mike Dewey

Oregon Cable Telecommunications Association (Exhibits E, F)

296

Roger Harris

Roger Harris, Crestview Cable Communications

379

Kent Osborne

Kent Appraiser, Certified Appraiser

436

Vice Chair Butler

 

457

Osborne

 

460

Chair Barnhart

 

462

Vice Chair Butler

 

463

Chair Barnhart

 

469

Vice Chair Butler

 

483

Ron Northcraft

Ron Northcraft, Oregon State Association of County Assessors

 

TAPE 152, SIDE A

027

Northcraft

Continuation of comments.

054

Chair Barnhart

 

061

John Powell

John Powell, representing AT&T and Cingular (Exhibit G)

091

Ginny Lang

Ginny Lang, Qwest (Exhibit H)

124

Chair Barnhart

 

136

Lang

 

159

Vice Chair Butler

 

169

Lang

 

170

Powell

 

179

Vice Chair Butler

 

188

Chair Barnhart

 

192

Powell

 

194

Chair Barnhart

 

204

Anette Spickard

Anette Spickard, Lane County Assessor (Exhibit I)

297

Chair Barnhart

 

298

Vice Chair Butler

 

308

Spickard

 

314

Vice Chair Butler

 

320

Spickard

 

328

Chair Barnhart

 

337

Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw, League of Oregon Cities

392

Steve Mantan

Steve Mantan, City of Portland Office of Management & Finance (Exh. J)

439

Morgan Cowling

Morgan Cowling, League of Oregon Counties (Exhibit K)

463

Chair Barnhart

 

474

Mantan

 

494

Chair Barnhart

 

497

Mantan

 

498

Chair Barnhart

 

499

Vice Chair Butler

 

502

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 151, SIDE B

039

John Phillips

John Phillips, Oregon Department of Revenue (Exhibit L)

076

Chair Barnhart

 

077

Phillips

 

127

Rep. Witt

 

132

Chair Barnhart

 

133

Rep. Witt

 

134

Rep. Olson

 

141

Phillips

 

152

Rep. Olson

 

154

Phillips

 

181

Rep. Witt

 

187

Phillips

 

201

Rep. Witt

 

204

Chair Barnhart

 

213

Ayala

 

221

Phillips

 

222

Chair Barnhart

 

225

Phillips

 

230

Chair Barnhart

 

236

Phillips

 

237

Chair Barnhart

 

238

Vice Chair Butler

 

247

Phillips

 

258

Vice Chair Butler

 

259

Phillips

 

260

Vice Chair Butler

 

262

Phillips

 

272

Vice Chair Butler

 

277

Phillips

 

286

Vice Chair Butler

 

292

Phillips

 

298

Vice Chair Butler

 

319

Phillips

 

324

Vice Chair Butler

 

342

Chair Barnhart

 

345

Vice Chair Butler

 

346

Phillips

 

349

Chair Barnhart

 

357

Mary Botkin

Mary Botkin, AFSCME

400

Chair Barnhart

 

404

David Lawson

David Lawson, Yamhill County Appraiser

452

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearings on HB 3064 and HB 3065.

460

Vice Chair Butler

Asked to suspend rules to allow Rep. Rosenbaum to vote on HB 2961.

469

Rep. Rosenbaum

Votes Aye.

475

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2625

 

TAPE 152, SIDE B

027

Mazen Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibits M, N, O)

028

Chair Barnhart

 

029

Malik

 

052

Chair Barnhart

 

057

Malik

 

080

Chair Barnhart

 

084

Sen. Ben Westlund

Sen. Ben Westlund, SD 27, Tumalo

160

Rep. Chuck Burley

Rep. Chuck Burley, HD 54, Bend

183

Rep. Witt

 

188

Sen. Westlund

 

189

Rep. Burley

 

194

Chair Barnhart

 

195

Sen. Westlund

 

217

Chair Barnhart

 

235

Eric Simpkins

Eric Simpkins, IdaTech LLC (Exhibit P)

312

James Davis

James Davis, Hydra Fuel Cell

376

Bill Sproull

Bill Sproull, Clear Edge Power, Inc.

469

Chair Barnhart

 

472

Vice Chair Butler

 

478

Davis

 

481

Vice Chair Butler

 

495

Sproull

 

509

Chair Barnhart

 

TAPE 153, SIDE A

039

Vice Chair Butler

 

040

Simpkins

 

042

Vice Chair Butler

 

050

Simpkins

 

058

Chair Barnhart

 

059

Simpkins

 

063

Chair Barnhart

 

064

Vice Chair Butler

 

073

Sproull

 

088

Vice Chair Butler

 

097

Malik

 

105

Doug Riggs

Doug Riggs, representing IdaTech LLC

116

Vice Chair Butler

 

122

Chair Barnhart

 

127

Riggs

 

133

Chair Barnhart

 

137

Riggs

 

141

Vice Chair Butler

 

145

Malik

 

157

Chair Barnhart

 

167

Sproull

 

168

Chair Barnhart

 

174

Vice Chair Butler

 

175

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 2625.

183

Chair Barnhart

Carrying over Work Session on HB 2793, Public Hearing on SB 173, and Public Hearing over on HB 2718.

191

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 3:12 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 3064, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  2. HB 3064, Revenue impact statement, Mary Ayala.
  3. HB 3065, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  4. HB 3065, Revenue impact statement, Mary Ayala.
  5. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, Roger Harris.
  6. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, Mike Dewey.
  7. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, John McNamara.
  8. HB 3065, Written testimony, Ginny Lang.
  9. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, Anette Spickard.
  10. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, Steve Mantan
  11. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, Gil Riddell.
  12. HB 3064/HB 3065, Written testimony, John Phillips.
  13. HB 2625, Staff measure summary, Mazen Malik.
  14. HB 2625, Fiscal impact statement, Mazen Malik.
  15. HB 2625, -A2 amendments, LRO staff.
  16. HB 2625, Written testimony, Eric Simpkins.