HOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

 

February 22, 2007   Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M.   Tapes 23- 24

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Arnie Roblan, Chair

Rep. Brian Clem, Vice-Chair

Rep. Patti Smith, Vice-Chair

Rep. Brian Boquist

Rep. Jackie Dingfelder

Rep. Ron Maurer

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Greg Macpherson

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Beth Patrino, Committee Administrator

Bryan Penn, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard:            Informational Meeting

                                                            Board of Agriculture

                                                HB 2520 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2580 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2580 – Work Session

                                                HB 2114 – Public Hearing

                                                Introduction of Committee Bills – 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

23A

004

Chair Roblan calls the meeting to order at 3:10 p.m.

AGRICULTURE, BOARD OF – INFORMATIONAL SESSION

 

020

Katy Coba, Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture (EXHIBIT A)

 

039

Ken Bailey, Vice-Chair, Oregon State Board of Agriculture

 

061

Chair Roblan

 

063

Rep. P. Smith

 

068

Chair Roblan

 

075

Bailey

 

099

Coba

 

110

Bailey

 

119

Chair Roblan

 

123

Bailey

 

148

Rep. Clem

23A

151

Bailey

 

152

Coba

 

157

Chair Roblan

HB 2520 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

175

Beth Patrino, Committee Administrator

 

180

Chair Roblan

 

184

Don Schellenberg, Associate Director of Governmental Affairs, Oregon Farm Bureau (EXHIBIT B)

 

204

Kurt Mizee, Manager, Cape-Ape Imports LLC (EXHIBIT C)

 

239

Chair Roblan

 

241

Schellenberg

 

260

Rep. Boquist

 

263

Rep. Clem

 

266

Mizee

 

272

Schellenberg

 

276

Chair Roblan

 

277

Schellenberg

 

283

Rep. Clem

 

284

Chair Roblan

 

286

Rep. Macpherson

 

291

Schellenberg

 

296

Rep. Macpherson

 

297

Schellenberg

 

299

Rep. Macpherson

 

302

Schellenberg

 

311

Rep. Macpherson

 

313

Schellenberg

 

319

Chair Roblan

 

328

Dale Buck, Cloverdale, OR (EXHIBIT D)

 

338

Chair Roblan

 

343

Jim Welsh, Political Advocate, Oregon Cattlemen’s Association

 

347

Chair Roblan

HB 2580 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

360

Beth Patrino, Committee Administrator

 

365

Chair Roblan

 

367

Bruce Andrews, Administrator, Western Oregon Onion Commission

 

390

Rep. Maurer

 

402

Andrews

 

427

Chair Roblan

HB 2580 – WORK SESSION

23A

429

MOTION:  Rep. P. Smith moves HB 2580 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

433

Rep. Clem

 

449

VOTE:  7-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Roblan declares the motion CARRIED.

 

450

MOTION:  Rep. Dingfelder moves HB 2580 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

453

VOTE:  7-0-0

 

 

Chair Roblan hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

458

Chair Roblan

HB 2114 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

467

Beth Patrino, Committee Administrator

24A

014

Chair Roblan

 

019

Lanny Quackenbush, Manager of Operations, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT E)

 

129

Chair Roblan

 

131

Rep. Boquist

 

135

Chair Roblan

 

145

Cheryl Hummon, Senior Conservation Incentives Specialist, Defenders of Wildlife (EXHIBIT F)

 

206

Chair Roblan

 

211

Hummon

 

221

Chair Roblan

 

222

Hummon

 

223

Chair Roblan

 

224

Hummon

 

226

Rep. Dingfelder

 

228

Hummon

 

229

Rep. Dingfelder

 

231

Chair Roblan

 

234

Sarah Myers, Representative, Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association

 

246

Chair Roblan

 

248

Rep. Dingfelder

 

256

Chair Roblan

 

257

Quackenbush

 

273

Chair Roblan

 

276

Quackenbush

24A

292

Rep. Dingfelder

 

310

Quackenbush

 

317

Rep. Dingfelder

 

319

Quackenbush

 

321

Rep. Dingfelder

 

327

Quackenbush

 

343

Rep. Macpherson

 

348

Quackenbush

 

364

Rep. Macpherson

 

371

Quackenbush

 

383

Chair Roblan

 

390

Tom Byler, Executive Director, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (EXHIBIT G)

 

442

Chair Roblan

 

448

Byler

 

451

Rep. Dingfelder

 

453

Chair Roblan

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEASURES – WORK SESSION

 

010

MOTION:  Rep. P. Smith moves LC's:  2562, 2566 BE INTRODUCED as committee bills. (EXHIBITS H, I)

 

014

Chair Roblan

 

016

Rep. Boquist

 

018

Chair Roblan

 

022

VOTE:  6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Macpherson

 

 

Chair Roblan declares the motion CARRIED.

 

028

Chair Roblan

 

030

Rep. Boquist

 

033

Chair Roblan

 

 

Chair Roblan adjourns the meeting at 4:15 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Agriculture, Board of, report, Katy Coba, 116 pp
  2. HB 2520, written testimony, Don Schellenberg, 1 p
  3. HB 2520, report, Kurt Mizee, 14 pp
  4. HB 2520, written testimony, Dale Buck, 1 p
  5. HB 2114, written testimony, Lanny Quackenbush, 3 pp
  6. HB 2114, written testimony, Cheryl Hummon, 3 pp
  7. HB 2114, written testimony, Tom Byler, 2 pp
  8. Introductions, LC 2562, staff, 5 pp
  9. Introductions, LC 2566, staff, 3 pp