HOUSE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

 

April 17, 2007 Hearing Room 357

8:00 AM Tapes 134-136

 

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

 

 

VISITING MEMBERS:            Rep. Susan Morgan

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

Sara Campbell, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard:            HB 2310 Public Hearing

                                                HB 2853 Public Hearing

                                                HB 2853 Work Session

                                                HB 2908 Public Hearing

                                                HB 2908 Work Session

                                                HB 3083 Public Hearing

                                                HB 3083 Work Session

                                                HB 2905 Work Session

                                                HB 3084 Public Hearing

                                                HB 2833 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

134A

003

Chair Macpherson calls the meeting into order at 8:00 a.m.

 

 

 

HB 2310- PUBLIC HEARING

 

010

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel (EXHIBIT A)

 

026

James Brewer, Corvallis

 

047

Chair Macpherson

 

048

Brewer

 

054

Chair Macpherson

134A

056

Brewer

 

060

Rep. Bonamici

 

074

Chair Macpherson

 

076

Kalmanson

 

080

Brewer

 

090

Bill Brewer, Oregon State Bar (EXHIBIT B)

 

115

Chair Macpherson

 

126

Brewer

 

160

J. Brewer

 

180

Chair Macpherson

 

181

J. Brewer

 

183

Chair Macpherson

 

192

Rep. Bonamici

 

207

Brewer

 

230

Kalmanson

 

245

Chair Macpherson

 

255

Rep. Cameron

 

 

 

HB 2853- PUBLIC HEARING

 

270

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

 

279

Rep. Susan Morgan, House District 2

 

300

Ken Messerle, Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad

 

313

Kevin Spraglin, Pacific Railroad

 

331

Yates (EXHIBIT C)

 

053

Chair Macpherson

 

055

Yates

 

367

Chair Macpherson

 

368

Yates

135A

002

Rep. Whisnant

 

004

Yates

 

010

Rep. Bonamici

 

019

Yates

 

030

Spraglin

 

042

Rep. Cameron

 

052

Robert Grossman, Willamette Railroads

 

076

Roger Martin, Union Pacific Railroad Company

 

101

Rep. Cameron

 

 

 

HB 2853- WORK SESSION

135A

110

Rep. Krieger

 

111

Rep. Susan Morgan, House District 2

 

117

Rep. Whisnant

 

124

Chair Macpherson

 

131

Jane Yates, Pacific Railroad

 

136

Chair Macpherson

 

141

Rep. Whisnant

 

142

Rep. Bonamici

 

145

Yates

 

151

Kalmanson

 

157

Rep. Cameron

 

160

Chair Macpherson

 

 

Rep. Cameron

MOTION:  Moves HB  2853 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Chair Macpherson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. MORGAN  will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

 

HB 2908- PUBLIC HEARING

 

179

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

 

211

Chair Macpherson

 

215

Kelly Anderson, Attorney By Conference Phone

 

281

Chair Macpherson

 

284

Opal Shipman, Citizen By Conference Phone

 

290

Chair Macpherson

 

302

James Surface, Physical Therapist

 

370

Chair Macpherson

 

375

Surface

 

385

Rep. Bonamici

 

389

Rep. Cameron

 

390

Surface

 

400

John Powell, State Farm Insurance Company

134B

012

Steve Murrell, State Farm Insurance Company

 

013

Chair Macpherson

 

020

Powell

 

032

Rep. Bonamici

 

038

Powell

134B

043

Rep. Cameron

 

048

Murrell

 

053

Rep. Cameron

 

060

Rep. Flores

 

063

Powell

 

071

Rep. Bonamici

 

073

Rep. Flores

 

075

Chair Macpherson

 

078

Neil Jackson, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (EXHIBIT D)

 

105

Rep. Cameron

 

106

Jackson

 

107

Rep. Bonamici

 

110

Jackson

 

118

Chair Macpherson

 

 

 

HB 2908 WORK SESSION

 

120

Chair Macpherson

 

128

Rep. Flores

 

132

Rep. Bonamici

 

136

Chair Macpherson

 

138

Rep, Whisnant

 

142

Chair Macpherson

 

148

Rep. Cameron

 

160

Rep. Bonamici

 

166

Rep. Cameron

 

176

Rep. Flores

 

188

Rep. Krieger

 

196

Chair Macpherson

 

200

Rep. Barker

 

202

Chair Macpherson

 

204

Rep. Barker

 

206

Chair Macpherson

 

217

Rep. Cameron

 

 

Rep. Barker

MOTION:  Moves HB 2908 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  7-2-0

AYE:               7 - Barker, Bonamici, Flores, Komp, Krieger, Read, Macpherson

NAY:               2 - Cameron, Whisnant

 

 

Chair Macpherson

The motion CARRIES.

REP. BONAMICI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

 

 HB 3083- PUBLIC HEARING

134B

225

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel (EXHIBIT E)

 

239

Steve Murrell, State Farm Insurance Company

 

278

Brooks Cooper, Civil Trial Lawyer

 

379

Rep. Flores

135B

006

Cooper

 

008

Rep. Flores

 

011

Cooper

 

020

Rep. Flores

 

025

Cooper

 

032

Rep. Cameron

 

035

Cooper

 

040

Chair Macpherson

 

 

 

HB 3083 WORK SESSION

 

042

Rep. Barker

 

043

Chair Macpherson

 

044

Rep. Bonamici

 

046

Chair Macpherson

 

047

Rep. Barker

 

048

Chair Macpherson

 

 

Rep. Barker

MOTION:  Moves to adopt HB 3083 -1 amendments dated 4/16/07.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Rep. Barker

MOTION:  Moves HB 3083 to the committee Ways and Means with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Chair Macpherson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

 

HB 2905- WORK SESSION

 

066

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel (EXHIBIT F & G)

 

080

Chair Macpherson

 

084

Rep. Komp

 

086

Chair Macpherson

135B

088

Rep. Whisnant

 

098

Lane Shetterly, President, Land Conservation Association

 

120

Chair Macpherson

 

126

Rep. Komp

 

136

Chair Macpherson

 

 

Rep. Komp

MOTION:  Moves to adopt HB 2905 -1 amendments dated 3/23/07.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Rep. Komp

MOTION:  Moves to adopt HB 2905 -2 amendments dated 4/16/07.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Rep. Komp

MOTION:  Moves HB  2905 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Chair Macpherson

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. KOMP will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

 

HB 3084- PUBLIC HEARING

 

139

Matt Kalmanson, Counsel

 

160

Neil Jackson, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (EXHIBIT H)

 

210

Rep. Bonamici

 

217

Jackson

 

221

Rep. Flores

 

230

Jackson

 

235

Rep. Flores

 

244

John Powell, State Farm Insurance Company

 

254

Steve Murrell, State Farm Insurance Company

 

280

Powell

 

300

Lana Butterfield, Safeco

 

320

John Clements, Safeco (EXHIBIT I)

 

346

Beth Reeves, Safeco

 

406

Chair Macpherson

 

416

Clements

 

419

Rep. Barker

 

425

Rep. Bonamici

 

432

Clements

 

444

Reeves

 

448

Shawn Miller, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (EXHIBIT J)

 

 

 

HB 2833- PUBLIC HEARING

136A

001

Chair Macpherson

 

006

Brian DeLashmutt, Oregon Council of Police Associations

 

010

Chair Macpherson

136A

014

Chair Macpherson adjourns the meeting at 9:56 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2310, -1 amendments, Staff, 1p
  2. HB 2853, Written Testimony, Bill Brewer, 2pp
  3. HB 2853, Written Testimony, Jane Yates, 2pp
  4. HB 2908, Written Testimony, Neil Jackson, 1p
  5. HB 3083, -1 amendments, Staff, 2pp
  6. HB 2905, -1 amendments, Staff, 1p
  7. HB 2905, -2 amendments, Staff, 1p
  8. HB 3084, Written Testimony, Neil Jackson, 1p
  9. HB 3084, Written Testimony, John Clements, 2pp
  10. HB 3084, Written Testimony, Shawn Miller, 1p