HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE

TAPE LOG

 

April 6, 2007 Hearing Room E

3:00 P.M.  Tapes 32 - 33

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Mitch Greenlick, Chair

Rep. Tina Kotek, Vice-Chair

Rep. Dennis Richardson, Vice-Chair

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Rep. Scott Bruun

Rep. Ben Cannon

Rep. Linda Flores

Rep. Ron Maurer

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Sara Gelser

 

VISITING MEMBER:                 Rep. Paul Holvey

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

Erin Seiler, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 3000 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 200 – Work Session

                                                HR 4 – Work Session

                                                HB 2517 – Work Session

                                                HB 2524 – Work Session

                                                HB 3290 – 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

32A

001

Chair Greenlick opens the meeting at 3:01 p.m.

HB 3000 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

030

Rep. Paul Holvey, State Representative, House District #8

 

042

Sen. Vicki Walker, State Senator, Senate District #7

 

044

Rep. Holvey (EXHIBIT A)

 

045

Rep. Holvey (EXHIBIT B)

 

140

Sen. Walker

 

243

Chair Greenlick

 

274

Merlyn Hough, Director, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (EXHIBIT C)

 

298

Victor Hill, Citizen, Salem (EXHIBIT D)

 

358

Dr. Robert Carolan, Pulmonologist, Oregon Lung Specialists (EXHIBIT E)

33A

004

Rep. Cannon

 

009

Dr. Carolan

 

020

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

023

Dr. Carolan

 

034

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

041

Dr. Carolan

 

050

Mr. Hough

 

063

Rep. Maurer

 

078

Dr. Carolan

 

094

Dave Nelson, Executive Secretary, Oregon Seed Council (EXHIBIT F)

 

237

Eric Bowers, Grass Seed Farmer, Harrisburg

 

267

Mike Hayes, Grass Seed Farmer, Lebanon

 

279

Rep. Flores

 

293

Mr. Nelson

 

309

Rep. Flores

 

323

Mr. Nelson

 

329

Rep. Holvey

 

342

Holly Higgins, Citizen, Harrisburg (EXHIBIT G)

 

410

Frank Bocci, Citizen, Eugene

32B

007

Carla Hervert, Nurse, Sacred Heart Hospital (EXHIBIT H)

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

 

 

Dr. Richard Leman, Medical Epidemiologist, Oregon Public Health Division. Office of Disease Prevention & Epidemiology, Department of Human Services (EXHIBIT I)

 

 

Dana Kaye, Public Policy Manager, American Lung Association of Oregon (EXHIBIT J)

 

 

Dr. James Lace, Pediatrician, Oregon Medical Association (EXHIBIT K)

 

 

Curtis W. Martin, President, Baker County Livestock Association (EXHIBIT L)

 

 

Lisa Hanson, Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture (EXHIBIT M)

 

 

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT N)

 

 

Phil Walker, Commissioner, Oregon Hazelnut Commission (EXHIBIT O)

 

 

Janie Berg, Citizen, Cascadia (EXHIBIT P)

 

 

Arlene Kovash, Representative, Oregon Women for Agriculture (EXHIBIT Q)

32B

 

Jeanne Raymond, Citizen, Corvallis (EXHIBIT R)

 

 

Jane Bubak, Nurse, Sweet Home (EXHIBIT S)

 

 

Kevin Strong, Citizen, Sweet Home (EXHIBIT T)

 

 

Steve Nielsen, Citizen, Mill City (EXHIBIT U)

 

 

Don Hoover, Citizen, Mill City (EXHIBIT V)

 

 

Noreen Bassett, Citizen, Santiam Canyon (EXHIBIT W)

 

 

Dr. Harriet Ammann, Senior Toxicologist, Washington Department of Ecology Air Quality Program (EXHIBIT X)

 

049

Chair Greenlick recesses the meeting at 4:01 p.m.

 

050

Chair Greenlick reconvenes the meeting at 4:04 p.m.

SB 200 – WORK SESSION

 

053

Chair Greenlick

 

062

Rep. Bonamici

 

085

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT Y)

 

090

Chair Greenlick

 

093

Vice-Chair Bonamici

 

105

Chair Greenlick

 

106

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves to ADOPT SB 200-3 amendments dated 04/06/07.

 

109

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

121

Rep. Bonamici

 

129

VOTE:  8-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

131

MOTION:  Rep. Bonamici moves SB 200 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

137

VOTE:  8-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BONAMICI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

143

Rep. Bonamici

 

146

Chair Greenlick

HR 4 – WORK SESSION

 

150

Rep. Bruun

 

163

Chair Greenlick

 

166

MOTION:  Rep. Bruun moves HR 4 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

 

168

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

178

VOTE:  8-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

32B

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BRUUN  will lead discussion on the floor.

 

182

Chair Greenlick

HB 2517 – WORK SESSION

 

187

Chair Greenlick

 

189

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT Z)

 

206

Chair Greenlick

 

211

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT HB 2517-3 amendments dated 04/06/07.

 

214

VOTE:  8-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

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

 

216

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves HB 2517 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

219

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

228

Chair Greenlick

 

236

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

238

Chair Greenlick

 

241

Rep. Bruun

 

259

Rep. Bonamici

 

270

Chair Greenlick

 

271

Rep. Maurer

 

287

Rep. Bruun

 

304

VOTE:  8-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. CANNON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

307

Chair Greenlick

HB 2524 – WORK SESSION

 

309

Chair Greenlick

 

340

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

 

358

Chair Greenlick

 

364

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves HB 2524 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means.

 

371

Rep. Flores

 

386

Rep. Kotek withdraws motion

 

388

Chair Greenlick

 

414

Vice-Chair Kotek

33B

011

Ramona Kenady, Chief Clerk, Oregon House of Representatives

 

028

Rep. Flores

 

030

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves HB 2524 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means.

 

035

Rep. Maurer

 

037

Chair Greenlick

 

044

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

050

VOTE:  8-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

 

052

Chair Greenlick

HB 3290 – WORK SESSION

 

069

Kevin Earls, Vice-President of Policy and Advocacy, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) (EXHIBIT AA)

 

094

Scott Manchester, Helpline Coordinator, Oregon Health Action Campaign

 

102

Ellen Lowe, Community Advocate, OAHHS (EXHIBIT BB)

 

105

Chair Greenlick

 

107

Dr. Jeanene Smith, Administrator, Office of Oregon Health Policy and Research (OOHPR)

 

115

Rep. Maurer

 

122

Ms. Lowe

 

127

Rep. Maurer

 

128

Dr. Smith

 

140

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

143

Ms. Lowe

 

148

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

165

Chair Greenlick

 

167

Rep. Flores

 

176

Dr. Smith

 

187

Chair Greenlick

 

191

Dr. Smith

 

201

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT HB 3290-2 amendments dated 03/28/07.

 

203

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

206

VOTE:  8-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

33B

210

Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

 

212

MOTION:  Rep. Cannon moves HB 3290 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

222

VOTE:  8-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. GREENLICK will lead discussion on the floor.

 

227

Chair Greenlick

 

239

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

245

Chair Greenlick

 

253

Mr. Berkobien

 

255

Chair Greenlick

 

258

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves in accordance with House Rule 13.10 that the committee ask the Speaker for permission to have drafted a committee bill relating to the Congressional Reauthorization of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.

 

264

VOTE:  8-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Gelser

 

 

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

 

273

Chair Greenlick

 

280

Chair Greenlick adjourns the meeting at 4:49 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3000, written testimony, Rep. Paul Holvey, 2 pp
  2. HB 3000, information packet, Rep. Paul Holvey, 350 pp
  3. HB 3000, written testimony, Merlyn Hough, 2 pp
  4. HB 3000, written testimony, Victor Hill, 9 pp
  5. HB 3000, written testimony, Dr. Robert Carolan, 1 p
  6. HB 3000, written testimony, Dave Nelson, 30 pp
  7. HB 3000, written testimony, Holly Higgins, 48 pp
  8. HB 3000, written testimony, Carla Hervert, 4 pp
  9. HB 3000, written testimony, Dr. Richard Leman, 2 pp
  10. HB 3000, written testimony, Dana Kaye, 2 pp
  11. HB 3000, written testimony, Dr. James Lace, 1 p
  12. HB 3000, written testimony, Curtis W. Martin, 1 p
  13. HB 3000, written testimony, Lisa Hanson, 4 pp
  14. HB 3000, written testimony, staff, 12 pp
  15. HB 3000, written testimony, Phil Walker, 2 pp
  16. HB 3000, written testimony, Janie Berg, 1 p
  17. HB 3000, written testimony, Arlene Kovash, 1 p
  18. HB 3000, written testimony, Jeanne Raymond, 1 p
  19. HB 3000, written testimony, Jane Bubak, 1 p
  20. HB 3000, written testimony, Kevin Strong, 1 p
  21. HB 3000, written testimony, Steve Nielsen, 1 p
  22. HB 3000, written testimony, Don Hoover, 1 p
  23. HB 3000, written testimony, Noreen Bassett, 2 pp
  24. HB 3000, written testimony, Dr. Harriet Ammann, 3 pp
  25. SB 200, -3 amendment, staff, 1 p
  26. HB 2517, -3 amendments, staff, 1 p
  27. HB 3290, -2 amendments, staff, 1 p
  28. HB 3290, written testimony, Ellen Lowe, 17 pp