HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

February 20, 2007 Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M. Tapes 21 - 22

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Arnie Roblan, Chair

Rep. Brian Clem, Vice-Chair

Rep. Patti Smith, Vice-Chair

Rep. Jackie Dingfelder

Rep. Greg Macpherson

 

MEMBER EXCUSED: Rep. Brian Boquist

Rep. Ron Maurer

 

STAFF PRESENT: Beth Patrino, Committee Administrator

Bryan Penn, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard: Informational Meeting

Farm Bill Reauthorization

HB 2402 Work Session

Introduction of Committee Measures Work Session

HB 2468 Public Hearing and Work Session

 

 

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

21A

003

Chair Roblan calls the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m.

FARM BILL REAUTHORIZATION, INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

026

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer, District 3 (EXHIBIT A)

 

119

Rep. Boquist

 

128

Blumenauer

 

142

Rep. Boquist

 

147

Blumenauer

 

207

Rep. Clem

 

219

Blumenauer

 

260

Rep. Clem

 

276

Blumenauer

 

323

Chair Roblan

 

375

Blumenauer

22A

003

Rep. Macpherson

22A

024

Blumenauer

 

052

Chair Roblan

 

055

Blumenauer

 

062

Chair Roblan

 

075

Brent Searle, Special Assistant to the Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture (EXHIBIT B)

 

135

Katie Fast, Associate Director of Government Affairs, Oregon Farm Bureau Federation (EXHIBITS C, D)

 

245

Jeff Stone, Director of Government Affairs, Oregon Association of Nurseries (EXHIBIT E)

 

320

Rep. Clem

 

328

Fast

 

347

Rep. Clem

 

352

Fast

 

361

Chair Roblan

 

370

Fast

 

399

Rep. Clem

 

404

Searle

 

425

Chair Roblan

 

436

Elizabeth Clark, Director Federal Relations, Oregon State University Extension Services (EXHIBIT F)

21B

072

Ted Lorensen, Assistant State Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT G)

 

106

Chair Roblan

 

107

Rep. Dingfelder

 

112

Lorensen

 

122

Chair Roblan

HB 2402 WORK SESSION

 

127

MOTION: Rep. P. Smith moves HB 2402 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

131

Chair Roblan

 

133

Rep. Macpherson

 

138

Rep. Dingfelder

 

147

Chair Roblan

 

151

VOTE: 5-1-1

AYE: 5 - Clem, Dingfelder, Maurer, Smith P., Roblan

NAY: 1 - Macpherson

EXCUSED: 1 Boquist

 

 

Chair Roblan declares the motion CARRIED.

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEASURES WORK SESSION

21B

166

MOTION: Rep. P. Smith moves LC's: 1901, 1902, 2366, 2564, 2565, 2580 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills.

 

169

Chair Roblan (EXHIBITS H, I, J, K, L, M)

 

178

Rep. Clem

 

180

Chair Roblan

 

167

VOTE: 6-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 Boquist

 

 

Chair Roblan declares the motion CARRIED.

HB 2468 PUBLIC HEARING

 

200

Chair Roblan

 

215

Ted Lorensen, Assistant State Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT N)

 

228

Chair Roblan

 

233

Nan Evans, Government Relations, The Nature Conservatory (EXHIBIT O)

 

264

Bruce Taylor, Director, Oregon Biodiversity Program, Defenders of Wildlife (EXHIBIT P)

 

285

Bill Kluting, Representative, Carpenters Industrial Council

 

295

Chair Roblan

HB 2468 WORK SESSION

 

303

MOTION: Rep. P. Smith moves HB 2468 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

305

VOTE: 5-0-2

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

EXCUSED: 2 - Boquist, Maurer

 

 

Chair Roblan declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BURLEY AND REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

308

Chair Roblan

 

 

Chair Roblan adjourns the meeting at 4:40 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Farm Bill Reauthorization, report, Congressman Blumenauer, 35 pp
  2. Farm Bill Reauthorization, prepared testimony, Brent Searle, 16 pp
  3. Farm Bill Reauthorization, written testimony, Katie Fast, 4 pp
  4. Farm Bill Reauthorization, report, Katie Fast, 2 pp
  5. Farm Bill Reauthorization, prepared testimony, Jeff Stone, 7 pp
  6. Farm Bill Reauthorization, prepared testimony, Elizabeth Clark, 3 pp
  7. Farm Bill Reauthorization, informational packet, Ted Lorensen, 18 pp
  8. Introductions, LC 1901, staff, 3 pp
  9. Introductions, LC 1902, staff, 2 pp
  10. Introductions, LC 2366, staff, 9 pp
  11. Introductions, LC 2564, staff, 4 pp
  12. Introductions, LC 2565, staff, 3 pp
  13. Introductions, LC 2580, staff, 4 pp
  14. HB 2468, informational packet, Ted Lorensen, 8 pp
  15. HB 2468, written testimony, Nan Evans, 1 p
  16. HB 2468, written testimony, Bruce Taylor, 1 p