HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

January 11, 2007 Hearing Room 357

8:30 A.M. Tapes 1 - 3

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Greg Macpherson, Chair

Rep. Jeff Barker, Vice-Chair

Rep. Gene Whisnant, Vice-Chair

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Rep. Kevin Cameron

Rep. Linda Flores

Rep. Betty Komp

Rep. Wayne Krieger

Rep. Tobias Read

 

 

STAFF PRESENT: Bill Taylor, Counsel

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

Sara Campbell, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES OR ISSUES HEARD: Organizational Meeting

Introduction of Committee Members

Introduction of Committee Staff

Adoption of Committee Rules

Informational Meeting

Statutory Interpretation

Constitutional Law

 

 

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

1A

004

Chair Greg Macpherson calls the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS

 

034

Rep. Gene Whisnant

 

047

Rep. Jeff Barker

 

055

Rep. Betty Komp

 

064

Rep. Wayne Krieger

 

073

Rep. Linda Flores

 

083

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

1A

097

Rep. Tobias Read

 

105

Chair Greg Macpherson

 

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE STAFF

 

109

Bill Taylor, Counsel (EXHIBIT A)

 

126

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

 

130

Taylor

 

142

Miranda Plummer, Intern

 

145

Taylor

 

148

Kate Tosswill, Legislative Counsel

 

161

Taylor

 

163

Patsy Wood, Office Coordinator

 

171

Chair Macpherson

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING - ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE RULES

 

175

MOTION: Chair Macpherson Moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated 01/11/07.

 

 

VOTE: 8-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Cameron

 

180

Chair Macpherson The motion CARRIES.

 

 

 

INFORMATIONAL MEETING STATUTORY INTERPRETATION

 

185

Chair Macpherson

 

198

Chief Judge David Brewer, Oregon Court of Appeals (EXHIBIT B)

 

311

Judge Jack Landau, Oregon Court of Appeals

2A

001

Judge Landau

 

108

Chief Judge Brewer

 

109

Judge Landau

 

168

Chair Macpherson

 

173

Judge Landau

 

187

Rep. Flores

 

191

Judge Landau

 

204

Chief Judge Brewer

 

235

Judge Landau

 

323

Chief Judge Brewer

 

328

Judge Landau

 

357

Chief Judge Brewer

 

359

Judge Landau

1B

006

Rep. Flores

 

012

Judge Landau

1B

048

Chief Macpherson

 

056

Judge Landau

 

060

Chief Judge Brewer

 

086

Justice Virginia Linder, Oregon Supreme Court

 

230

Chief Judge Brewer

 

235

Rep. Bonamici

 

242

Justice Linder

 

269

Judge Landau

 

297

Chief Judge Brewer

 

315

Rep. Krieger

 

322

Chief Judge Brewer

 

INFORMATIONAL MEETING CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

 

354

Chair Macpherson

 

364

Judge David Schuman, Oregon Court of Appeals

2B

001

Judge Schuman

 

182

Chair Macpherson

 

191

Judge Schuman

 

200

Justice Rives Kistler, Oregon Supreme Court

 

263

Judge Schuman

 

278

Justice Kistler

 

288

Rep. Flores

 

296

Justice Kistler

3A

001

Justice Kistler

 

061

Judge Schuman

 

067

Justice Kistler

 

118

Judge Schuman

 

129

Justice Kistler

 

185

Judge Schuman

 

194

Chair Macpherson

 

202

Chair Macpherson adjourns the meeting at 10:37 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Adoption of Committee Rules, Staff, 2 pp
  2. Statutory Construction, Principles of Statutory Construction, Judge David Brewer, 3 pp