PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #156 and 157

 

HB 2779, HB 3479, SB 178, SB 180, SB 806, SB 697, HB 2369. Not heard: HB 2592

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

MAY 11, 2007, 1:00 P.M.

Hearing Room A State Capitol Building

 

Members Present: Rep. Phil Barnhart Chair

Rep. Tobias Read, Vice Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger

Rep. Scott Bruun

Rep. Sara Gelser

Rep. Andy Olson

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

Rep. Brad Witt

 

Member Excused: Rep. Tom Butler, Vice Chair

 

Witnesses Present: Rep. Tobias Read, HD 27, Beaverton

Rep. Scott Bruun, HD 37, West Linn

Rep. Deborah Boone, HD 32, Cannon Beach

Harvey Matthews, Software Association of Oregon

Jack Isselmann, Tonkon Torp LLP

Tom Barrows, Northwest Professional Employer Organization Association

Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau

Jeff Stone, Oregon Association of Nurseries

Jody Wiser, Tax Fairness Oregon

Debra Buchanan, Department of Revenue

Ken Armstrong, Multnomah County Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 156, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 2:03 P.M.

004

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2779.

007

Chris Allanach

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibits A, B, C)

038

Chair Barnhart

 

039

Rep. Tobias Read

To the bill.

074

Rep. Scott Bruun

To the bill.

119

Chair Barnhart

Temporarily Closed Public Hearing on HB 2779.

126

Chair Barnhart

Temporarily Opened HB 3479.

131

Paul Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer (Exhibits D, E)

158

Chair Barnhart

 

160

Rep. Deborah Boone

Rep. Deborah Boone, HD 32, Cannon Beach

197

Chair Barnhart

 

199

Rep. Boone

 

202

Chair Barnhart

Temporarily Closed Public Hearing on HB 3479.

203

Chair Barnhart

Re-opened Public Hearing on HB 2779.

216

Jack Isselmann

Jack Isselmann, Tonkon Torp LLP

226

Harvey Matthews

Harvey Matthews (Exhibit F)

304

Isselmann

Exhibit G, H)

382

Tom Barrows

Tom Barrows, Northwest Professional Employer Organization Association

401

Chair Barnhart

 

405

Barrows

 

408

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 2779.

411

Chair Barnhart

Re-opened Public Hearing on HB 3479.

427

Don Schellenberg

Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau (Exhibit I)

463

Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone, Oregon Association of Nurseries (Exhibit J)

490

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 157, SIDE A

035

Jody Wiser

Jody Wiser , Tax Fairness Oregon (Exhibit K)

149

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3479.

155

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 2369.

171

Rep. Olson

MOTION: MOVES HB 2369 TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

172

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BERGER, BRUUN, GELSER, OLSON, READ, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBERS EXCUSED: BUTLER, ROSENBAUM. MOTION PASSES: 7-0-2.

189

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 2369.

193

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on SB 697 A.

198

Mary Ayala

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (Exhibit L)

207

Chair Barnhart

 

211

Rep. Berger

MOTION: MOVES SB 697 A TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

214

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BERGER, BRUUN, GELSER, OLSON, READ, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBERS EXCUSED: BUTLER, ROSENBAUM. MOTION PASSES: 7-0-2

225

Rep. Berger

 

227

Rep. Gelser

 

230

Chair Barnhart

 

233

Rep. Gelser

 

235

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on SB 697 A.

237

Rep. Berger

 

242

Chair Barnhart

Carry over HB 2592 to Monday.

252

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on SB 178 A.

253

Vice Chair Read

Suspend rules to allow Rep. Olson to vote on SB 697 A. Votes Aye.

256

Chair Barnhart

 

261

Allanach

Exhibit M, N.

290

Debra Buchanan

Debra Buchanan, Department of Revenue (Exhibit O)

360

Chair Barnhart

 

364

Buchanan

 

370

Chair Barnhart

 

372

Buchanan

 

373

Rep. Olson

 

374

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on SB 178 A.

384

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on SB 178 A.

388

Rep. Bruun

MOTION: MOVES SB 178 A TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

390

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BRUUN, GELSER, OLSON, READ, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBERS EXCUSED: BERGER, BUTLER, ROSENBAUM. MOTION PASSES: 6-0-3

408

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on SB 178 A.

411

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on SB 180 A.

412

Allanach

Exhibits P, Q.

440

Chair Barnhart

 

442

Buchanan

Exhibit R.

474

Chair Barnhart

 

479

Buchanan

 

481

Chair Barnhart

 

 

 

TAPE 156, SIDE B

025

Rep. Bruun

 

030

Buchanan

 

031

Rep. Bruun

 

033

Buchanan

 

042

Chair Barnhart

 

043

Buchanan

 

044

Chair Barnhart

 

047

Buchanan

 

049

Chair Barnhart

 

052

Buchanan

 

054

Chair Barnhart

 

055

Buchanan

 

056

Chair Barnhart

 

057

Buchanan

 

062

Chair Barnhart

 

073

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on SB 180 A.

077

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on SB 806.

079

Ayala

Exhibit S.

095

Chair Barnhart

 

099

Ken Armstrong

Ken Armstrong, Multnomah County Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission (Exhibit T, U)

112

John Phillips

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

124

Chair Barnhart

 

128

Phillips

 

133

Chair Barnhart

 

137

Phillips

 

141

Chair Barnhart

 

143

Armstrong

 

144

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on SB 806.

150

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on SB 806.

151

Vice Chair Read

MOTION: MOVES SB 806 TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

152

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BRUUN, GELSER, OLSON, READ, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBERS EXCUSED: BERGER, BUTLER, ROSENBAUM. MOTION PASSES: 6-0-3

168

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 3:11 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 2779, Staff measure summary, Chris Allanach.
  2. HB 2779, Preliminary Information, Chris Allanach.
  3. HB 2779, -A2 amendments, LRO staff.
  4. HB 3479, Staff measure summary, Paul Warner.
  5. HB 3479, Distribution of Gross Value, Paul Warner.
  6. HB 2779, Contribution of the Software Industry information, Harvey Matthews.
  7. HB 2779, Written testimony, Jack Isselmann.
  8. HB 2779, Written testimony, Jack Isselmann.
  9. HB 3479, Written testimony, Don Schellenberg.
  10. HB 3479, Written testimony, Jeff Stone.
  11. HB 3479, Written testimony, Jody Wiser.
  12. SB 697, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  13. SB 178, Staff measure summary, Chris Allanach.
  14. SB 178, Revenue impact statement, Chris Allanach.
  15. SB 178, Written testimony, Debra Buchanan.
  16. SB 180, Staff measure summary, Chris Allanach.
  17. SB 180, Revenue impact statement, Chris Allanach.
  18. SB 180, Written testimony, Debra Buchanan.
  19. SB 806, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  20. SB 806, Written testimony, Tom Linhares.
  21. SB 806, Written testimony, Wing-Kit Chung.