PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

TAPES #177, 178, 179

 

Heard: SB 808-A, SB 859-A, HB 3201, HB 2155, SB 39-A, HB 2592.

 

Not heard: HB 2752, HB 3052.

 

 

HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

MAY 25, 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: Rep. Susan Morgan, District 2

Tom Linhares, Director, Multnomah County Tax Supervisor & Conservation

Commission

Sasha Pollack, Legislative Aide to Sen. Ryan Deckert

Paula Brown, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

Michael Eichman, Head Start

Carol Hushman, Development Manager, SMART

Roy Elicker, Deputy Director for Department of Fish and Wildlife Programs

Ron Anglin, Wildlife Division Administrator

Al Elkins, Oregon Hunters Association

Gary Oxley, Oxley and Associates, American Red Cross

Marie Walker, American Red Cross

Gary Conkling, representing the Susan G. Kohman Foundation

Elise Brown, American Diabetes Association

Stephen Kafoury, Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society

Theresa Guerrero, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

H.A. MacDonald, Chairman, Charitable Check Off Commission

Jody Wiser, Tax Fairness Oregon

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

Gary Humphrey, 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 177, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 1:05 P.M. Opens public hearing on SB 808-A.

010

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on SB 808-A.

014

Mary Ayala

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

033

Rep. Morgan

Rep. Susan Morgan, HD 2, Green

056

Chair Barnhart

 

070

Vice Chair Butler

 

074

Rep. Morgan

 

088

Vice Chair Butler

 

090

Chair Barnhart

 

092

Rep. Morgan

 

093

Chair Barnhart

 

098

Tom Linhares

Tom Linhares, Director, Multnomah County Tax Supervisor & Conservation Commission (Exhibit D)

146

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on SB 808-A.

159

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on SB 859-A.

162

Chris Allanach

Chris Allanach, Economist (Exhibit E, F, G, H)

221

Sasha Pollack

Sasha Pollack, Legislative Aide to Sen. Ryan Deckert (Exhibit I)

254

Chair Barnhart

 

258

Vice Chair Butler

 

262

Chair Barnhart

 

271

Paula Brown

Paula Brown, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

332

Michael Eichman

Michael Eichman, Head Start

375

Carol Hushman

Carol Hushman, Development Manager, SMART (Exhibit J)

474

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 178, SIDE A

030

Roy Elicker

Roy Elicker, Deputy Director for Department of Fish and Wildlife Programs (Exhibit K)

095

Ron Anglin

Ron Anglin, Wildlife Division Administrator

097

Al Elkins

Al Elkins, Oregon Hunters Association

105

Chair Barnhart

 

112

Elkins

 

113

Chair Barnhart

 

115

Elkins

 

118

Chair Barnhart

 

124

Gary Oxley

Gary Oxley, Oxley and Associates, American Red Cross (Exhibit L)

145

Marie Walker

Marie Walker, American Red Cross

160

Chair Barnhart

 

162

Walker

 

178

Gary Conkling

Gary Conkling, representing the Susan G. Kohman Foundation

223

Chair Barnhart

 

223

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

229

Walker

 

238

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

239

Walker

 

241

Chair Barnhart

 

242

Oxley

 

245

Chair Barnhart

 

256

Oxley

 

257

Chair Barnhart

 

272

Oxley

 

284

Chair Barnhart

 

285

Rep. Gelser

 

302

Oxley

 

311

Chair Barnhart

 

323

Elise Brown

Elise Brown, American Diabetes Association (Exhibit N)

348

Stephen Kafoury

Stephen Kafoury, Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society

417

Chair Barnhart

 

418

Kafoury

 

422

Chair Barnhart

 

423

Theresa Guerrero

Theresa Guerrero, Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (Exhibit O)

469

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 177, SIDE B

028

Mac MacDonald

Mac MacDonald, Chairman, Charitable Check Off Commission (Exhibit P)

111

Rep. Berger

 

113

MacDonald

 

136

Rep. Berger

 

137

MacDonald

 

138

Rep. Berger

 

139

MacDonald

 

140

Rep. Berger

 

141

MacDonald

 

151

Chair Barnhart

 

161

Allanach

 

171

Chair Barnhart

 

177

Allanach

 

190

Chair Barnhart

 

191

Rep. Berger

 

196

Allanach

 

198

Rep. Berger

 

202

Allanach

 

220

Rep. Berger

 

224

Allanach

 

231

Rep. Berger

 

232

Chair Barnhart

 

233

Rep. Gelser

 

244

Chair Barnhart

 

245

Pollack

 

278

Rep. Berger

 

281

Pollack

 

283

Rep. Witt

 

294

Allanach

 

301

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on SB 859-A.

308

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 3201.

316

Allanach

Exhibits Q, R, S, T.

348

Chair Barnhart

 

349

Allanach

 

354

Vice Chair Butler

 

361

Allanach

 

362

Vice Chair Butler

 

363

Allanach

 

367

Vice Chair Butler

 

369

Allanach

 

375

Vice Chair Butler

 

382

Allanach

 

386

Chair Barnhart

 

390

Vice Chair Butler

MOTION: MOVES -1 AMENDMENTS TO HB 3201 BE ADOPTED.

391

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: HEARING NO OBJECTION, THE CHAIR SO ORDERS.

418

Vice Chair Butler

 

422

Chair Barnhart

 

423

Vice Chair Butler

MOTION: MOVES HB 3201 AS AMENDED TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

424

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.

450

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 3201.

453

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 2155.

458

Ayala

Exhibit U.

471

Chair Barnhart

 

474

Rep. Gelser

MOTION: MOVES HB 2155 TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

476

Chair Barnhart

 

479

Vice Chair Butler

 

500

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 178, SIDE B

033

Rep. Witt

 

042

Chair Barnhart

 

055

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BERGER, GELSER, READ, ROSENBAUM, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBERS VOTING NO: BUTLER, OLSON. MEMBER EXCUSED: BRUUN. MOTION PASSES 6-2-1.

065

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 2155.

066

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on SB 39.

069

Allanach

 

088

Vice Chair Butler

MOTION: MOVES SB 39-A TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION.

096

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.

107

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on SB 39-A.

109

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 2592.

119

Jody Wiser

Jody Wiser, Tax Fairness Oregon (Exhibit V)

135

Chair Barnhart

 

137

Wiser

 

253

Chair Barnhart

 

254

Vice Chair Butler

 

258

Wiser

 

259

Vice Chair Butler

 

262

Wiser

 

264

Vice Chair Butler

 

265

Wiser

 

268

Vice Chair Butler

 

272

Wiser

 

277

Vice Chair Butler

 

278

Wiser

 

280

Vice Chair Butler

 

285

Wiser

 

297

Vice Chair Butler

 

311

Wiser

 

322

Chair Barnhart

 

339

John Phillips

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

416

Chair Barnhart

 

433

Vice Chair Butler

 

453

Gary Humphrey

Gary Humphrey, Department of Revenue

470

Vice Chair Butler

 

473

Humphrey

 

478

Vice Chair Butler

 

492

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 179, SIDE A

031

Vice Chair Butler

 

037

Humphrey

 

042

Chair Barnhart

 

046

Humphrey

 

047

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 2592.

049

Chair Barnhart

Opened Work Session on HB 2592.

050

Rep. Read

MOTION: MOVES -8 AMENDMENTS TO HB 2592 BE ADOPTED.

052

Chair Barnhart

 

055

Humphrey

 

060

Chair Barnhart

 

064

Vice Chair Butler

 

066

Chair Barnhart

 

072

Vice Chair Butler

 

073

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: WITH ONE OBJECTION, THE MOTION PASSES 7-1-1.

079

Rep. Read

MOTION: MOVES HB 2592 AS AMENDED TO THE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION AND RESCIND SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL TO THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON WAYS & MEANS.

080

Chair Barnhart

 

087

Vice Chair Butler

 

094

Humphrey

 

101

Chair Barnhart

 

102

Humphrey

 

103

Chair Barnhart

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MEMBERS VOTING AYE: BERGER, GELSER, OLSON, READ,ROSENBAUM, WITT, BARNHART. MEMBER VOTING NO: BUTLER. MEMBER EXCUSED: BRUUN. MOTION PASSES 7-1-1.

114

Vice Chair Read

 

116

Chair Barnhart

 

117

Rep. Olson

 

118

Chair Barnhart

Closed Work Session on HB 2592.

119

Chair Barnhart

Carries over HB 2752 and HB 3052. Adjourns meeting at 3:04 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. SB 808, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  2. SB 808, -A2 amendments, LRO staff.
  3. SB 808, -A3 amendments, LRO staff.
  4. SB 808, Written testimony, Tom Linhares.
  5. SB 859, Staff measure summary, Chris Allanach.
  6. SB 859, 2005 Charitable Check Off Program charts, Chris Allanach.
  7. SB 859, -A3 amendments, LRO staff.
  8. SB 859, -A4 amendments, LRO staff.
  9. SB 859, Written testimony, Sen. Ryan Deckert.
  10. SB 859, Written testimony, Carol Hushman.
  11. SB 859, Written testimony, Roy Elicker.
  12. SB 859, Written testimony, Gary Oxley.
  13. SB 859, Written testimony, Bryan Boehringer.
  14. SB 859, Written testimony, Elise Brown.
  15. SB 859, Written testimony, Theresa Guerrero.
  16. SB 859, Written testimony, Mac MacDonald.
  17. HB 3201, Staff measure summary, Chris Allanach.
  18. HB 3201, Revenue impact statement, Chris Allanach.
  19. HB 3201, -1 amendments, LRO staff.
  20. HB 3201, -2 amendments, LRO staff.
  21. HB 2155, Staff measure summary, Mary Ayala.
  22. HB 2592, -8 amendments, LRO staff.
  23. HB 2592, California real estate withholding form, Jody Wiser.
  24. HB 2752, -5 amendments, LRO staff.