HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

TAPE LOG

 

April 02, 2007 Hearing Room 357

3:00 P.M. Tapes  49 -  52

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Terry Beyer, Chair

Rep. George Gilman, Vice-Chair

Rep. Carolyn Tomei, Vice-Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley

Rep. Tom Butler

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:             Rep. Tobias Read

Rep. Greg Smith

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

Gary Roulier, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                HB 2390 – Work Session

                                                HB 3527 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2982 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3273 – Public Hearing

 

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

49A

003

Chair Beyer opens the meeting at 3:11 p.m.

HB 2390 – WORK SESSION

 

006

Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

 

020

Chair Beyer

 

022

Jack Evans, Legislative Liaison, Oregon Department of Transportation

 

055

Speaker Jeff Merkley, State Representative, House District #47

 

087

Rep. Butler

 

097

Evans

 

118

Rep. Butler

 

124

Evans

 

127

MOTION:  Rep. Butler moves to ADOPT HB 2390-2 amendments   dated 3/26/07. (EXHIBIT A)

 

134

Rep. Buckley

49A

140

Rep. Butler

 

147

VOTE:  4-0-3

EXCUSED:  3 - Read, Smith G., Tomei

 

 

Chair Beyer, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

153

MOTION:  Rep. Butler moves HB 2390A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

158

Rep. Buckley

 

163

VOTE:  4-0-3

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  3 - Read, Smith G., Tomei

 

 

Chair Beyer declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ESQUIVEL will lead discussion on the floor.

 

173

Chair Beyer

The following written testimony was submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Jim Willis, Director, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (EXHIBIT B)

HB 3527 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

178

Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

 

189

Rep. Peter Buckley, State Representative, House District #5 (EXHIBIT C)

 

290

Rep. Butler

 

295

Rep. Buckley

 

308

Joe Wisman, Director of Operations, Brammo Motorsports

 

341

Rep. Butler

 

343

Jack Evans, Legislative Liaison, Oregon Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT D)

50A

001

Rep. Butler

 

013

Wisman

 

027

Rep. Butler

 

030

Wisman

 

033

Rep. Butler

 

034

Wisman

 

035

Evans

 

044

Rep. Butler

 

055

Evans

 

059

Rep. Butler

 

063

Evans

 

070

Rep. Butler

 

074

Evans

 

076

Rep. Butler

50A

080

Evans

 

084

Rep. Butler

 

086

Wisman

 

088

Rep. Butler

 

094

Wisman

 

100

Rep. Butler

 

116

Evans

 

127

Rep. Butler

 

150

Evans

 

160

Rep. Butler

 

170

Wisman

 

181

Rep. Butler

 

187

Wisman

 

190

Chair Beyer

 

194

Wisman

 

200

Chair Beyer

 

202

Wisman

 

206

Chair Beyer

 

208

Wisman

 

226

Chair Beyer

 

231

Wisman

 

232

Evans

 

242

Chair Beyer

 

243

Wisman

 

248

Rep. Butler

 

259

Wisman

 

270

Rep. Gilman

 

278

Rep. Butler

 

281

Chair Beyer

 

284

Wisman

 

287

Rep. Butler

 

294

Chair Beyer

HB 2982 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

298

Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

 

321

Rep. Brian Clem, State Representative, House District #21 (EXHIBIT E)

 

350

John Phillips,Citizen, Salem (EXHIBIT F)

49B

004

Rep. Butler

 

010

Phillips

49B

015

Rep. Butler

 

029

Phillips

 

035

Rep. Butler

 

043

Judith

 

046

Jack Evans, Legislative Liaison, Oregon Department of Transportation

 

048

Rep. Butler

 

062

Evans

 

063

Rep. Butler

 

071

Evans

 

073

Rep. Butler

 

083

Callens

 

093

Rep. Buckley

 

096

Phillips

 

102

Chair Beyer

 

106

Kelly Taylor, Rail Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT G)

 

152

Rep. Butler

 

157

Taylor

 

169

Rep. Butler

 

170

Taylor

 

172

Chair Beyer

 

175

Bob Russell, President, Oregon Trucking Association

 

198

Rep. Tomei

 

200

Russell

 

213

Rep. Gilman

 

219

Russell

 

227

Rep. Butler

 

230

Russell

 

233

Rep. Butler

 

234

Russell

 

235

Rep. Butler

 

246

Chair Beyer

HB 2982 – WORK SESSION

 

255

MOTION:  Rep. Gilman moves to ADOPT HB 2982-2 amendments dated 3/19/07. (EXHIBIT H)

 

260

Rep. Buckley

 

269

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Read, Smith G.

 

 

Chair Beyer, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

277

MOTION:  Rep. Gilman moves HB 2982A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-2

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  2 - Read, Smith G.

 

 

Chair Beyer declares the motion CARRIED.

49B

289

Rep. Butler

 

295

Chair Beyer

HB 3273 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

303

Judith Callens, Committee Administrator

 

321

Kermit Meling, Weighmaster/Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer, Oregon Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT I)

50B

001

Meling

 

010

Michael Cobb, Weighmaster/Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer, Oregon Department of Transportation

 

048

Meling

 

058

Rep. Butler

 

062

Meling

 

081

Rep. Butler

 

087

Cobb

 

093

Rep. Butler

 

095

Cobb

 

098

Rep. Butler

 

101

Meling

 

141

Rep. Tomei

 

157

Meling

 

161

Cobb

 

163

Rep. Butler

 

176

Bob Russell, President, Oregon Trucking Association (EXHIBIT J)

 

229

Rep. Tomei

 

231

Russell

 

235

Rep. Buckley

 

238

Russell

 

256

Rep. Butler

 

261

Russell

 

284

Rep. Buckley

 

296

Rep. Butler

 

300

Russell

 

305

D.E. Bridges, Member, Oregon Log Truck Association/Motor Carrier Transportation Advisory Committee (EXHIBIT K)

50B

404

Rep. Tomei

 

410

Bridges

 

411

Rep. Tomei

 

412

Bridges

 

420

Rep. Tomei

51A

001

Bridges

 

002

Rep. Tomei

 

008

Bridges

 

014

Rep. Tomei

 

016

Rep. Butler

 

022

Chair Beyer

 

024

Rep. Butler

 

028

Rep. Buckley

 

038

Larry Campbell, Lobbyist, Oregon Association Chiefs of Police/Oregon State Sherriff’s Association (EXHIBIT L)

 

110

Rep. Tomei

 

114

Campbell

 

133

Rep. Tomei

 

134

Campbell

 

139

Rep. Butler

 

153

Campbell

 

158

Rep. Butler

 

164

Campbell

 

166

Rep. Butler

 

170

Campbell

 

172

Rep. Buckley

 

174

Campbell

 

178

Chair Beyer

 

185

Meling

 

271

Rep. Tomei

 

277

Meling

 

278

Rep. Tomei

 

279

Meling

 

280

Rep. Tomei

 

281

Meling

 

293

Rep. Tomei

 

297

Meling

 

302

Rep. Butler

 

306

Meling

51A

319

Rep. Butler

 

322

Meling

 

323

Rep. Butler

 

337

Meling

 

347

Chair Beyer

 

348

Meling

 

370

Jack Evans, Legislative Liaison, Oregon Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT M)

52A

001

Evans

 

033

Chair Beyer

 

035

Evans

 

038

Chair Beyer

 

040

Rep. Butler

 

046

Evans

 

049

Rep. Butler

 

053

Evans

 

059

Rep. Butler

 

063

Evans

 

069

Chair Beyer

 

071

Evans

 

082

Rep. Butler

 

088

Evans

 

104

Rep. Butler

 

106

Evans

 

113

Rep. Tomei

 

115

Evans

 

118

Chair Beyer adjourns the meeting at 5:39 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2390, -2 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  2. HB 2390, pamphlet, Jim Willis, 35 pp
  3. HB 3527, product informational packet, Peter Buckley, 10 pp
  4. HB 3527, written testimony, Jack Evans, 1 p
  5. HB 2982, -1 amendments and Fiscal Impact Statement, Brian Clem, 2 pp
  6. HB 2982, photographs, John Phillips, 1 p
  7. HB 2982, written testimony, Kelly Taylor, 2 pp
  8. HB 2982, -2 amendments, staff, 12 pp
  9. HB 3273, informational packet, Kermit Meling, 150 pp
  10. HB 3273, written testimony, Bob Russell, 2 pp
  11. HB 3273, written testimony, D.E. Bridges, 2 pp
  12. HB 3273, written testimony, Larry Campbell, 2 pp
  13. HB 3273, written testimony, Jack Evans, 1 p