HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

 

March 22, 2007   Hearing Room 357

8:30 AM    Tapes 94-95

 

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:                  Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

Sara Campbell, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard:            HB 2345 Work Session

                                                HB 2826 Work Session

                                                HB 2559 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

94A

004

Chair Macpherson calls meeting into order at 8:35a.m.

 

 

 

HB 2345- WORK SESSION

 

010

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel (EXHIBIT A)

 

024

Chair Macpherson

 

046

Rep. Flores

 

050

Chair Macpherson

 

051

Kalmanson

 

060

Rep. Flores

 

065

Kalmanson

 

074

Rep. Bonamici

 

080

Rep. Krieger

 

093

Rep. Whisnant

 

099

Kalmanson

 

105

Rep. Whisnant

94A

108

Rep. Bonamici

 

110

Chair Macpherson

 

123

Rep. Cameron

 

127

Chair Macpherson

 

136

Rep. Krieger

 

137

Chair Macpherson

 

141

Rep. Krieger

 

144

Chair Macpherson

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Krieger moves to adopt HB 2345 -2 amendments dated 3/9/07.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Krieger moves HB 2345 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

Chair Macpherson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. KRIEGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

 

HB 2826- WORK SESSION

 

150

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel (EXHIBIT B)

 

158

Chair Macpherson

 

169

Rep. Whisnant

 

174

Rep. Krieger

 

176

Rep. Flores

 

191

Chair Macpherson

 

209

Rep. Flores

 

214

Kalmanson

 

237

Rep. Flores

 

242

Kalmanson

 

266

Rep. Bonamici

 

291

Rep. Barker

 

296

Kalmanson

 

299

Rep. Flores

 

314

Chair Macpherson

 

315

Rep. Read

 

316

Chair Macpherson

 

318

Rep. Read

 

319

Chair Macpherson

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Read moves to adopt HB 2826 -1 amendments dated 3/16/07.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

MOTION:  Rep. Read moves HB 2826 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

Chair Macpherson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. READ will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

 

HB 2559- PUBLIC HEARING

94A

341

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

 

350

Kevin Mannix, Private Attorney

95A

032

Rep. Barker

 

038

Rep. Bonamici

 

040

Mannix

 

042

Rep. Bonamici

 

050

Mannix

 

073

Chair Macpherson

 

076

Mannix

 

082

Tom Powers, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (EXHIBIT C)

 

141

Rep. Cameron

 

157

Powers

 

161

Rep. Cameron

 

172

Powers

 

178

Rep. Bonamici

 

184

Powers

 

193

Rep. Bonamici

 

197

Powers

 

209

Rep. Bonamici

 

211

Powers

 

220

Rep. Barker

 

224

Powers

 

225

Rep. Barker

 

233

Powers

 

248

Rep. Flores

 

249

Powers

 

251

Rep. Flores

 

264

Powers

 

286

Rep. Flores

 

295

Powers

 

303

Bruce Miller, Oregon Judicial Department

 

337

Chair Macpherson

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony: 

95A

 

Susan Grabe, Oregon State Bar (EXHIBIT D)

 

 

Chair Macpherson adjourns meeting at 9:30 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2345, -2 amendments, Staff, 1p
  2. HB 2826, -1 amendments, Staff, 1p
  3. HB 2559, Written Testimony, Tom Powers, 2pp
  4. HB 2559, Written Testimony, Susan Grabe, 1p