HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERAN AFFAIRS

TAPE LOG

 

March 22, 2007   Hearing Room 357

1:00 PM  Tapes 17 - 18

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Jeff Barker, Chair

Rep. Mike Schaufler, Vice-Chair

Rep. Wayne Scott Vice-Chair

Rep. Brian Boquist

Rep. Jean Cowan

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Jim Keller, Committee Administrator

Hannah Crook, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                HJM 10  – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3159 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2400 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2771 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2938 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 3199 – Work Session

                                                HB 3200 – 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

17A

002

Chair Barker opens the meeting at 1:09 p.m.

HJM 10- PUBLIC HEARING

 

005

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator

 

007

Chair Barker

 

010

Ed Patterson, Citizen, Woodburn, Oregon (EXHIBIT A)

 

035

Chair Barker

 

037

Patterson

 

038

Chair Barker

 

041

Val Conley, Administrator, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

 

054

Rep. Boquist

 

057

Conley

 

058

Chair Barker

HJM 10 – WORK SESSION

 

061

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler Moves HJM 10 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

17A

066

VOTE:  5-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

REP. BOQUIST will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3159 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

Jim Keller

 

074

Chair Barker

 

077

Val Conley, Administrator, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

 

107

Chair Barker

 

108

Conley

 

111

Chair Barker

 

112

General Mike Caldwell, Oregon Military Department

 

116

Chair Barker

HB 3159 - WORK SESSION

 

120

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB  3159 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

125

VOTE:  5-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

SCOTT will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 2400 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

136

Mac Macdonald, Representative, United Veterans Group of Oregon

 

156

Chair Barker (EXHIBIT B)

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

 

 

James K. Lace, M.D, Oregon Medical Association (EXHIBIT C)

HB 2771 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

171

Jim Keller (EXHIBIT D)

 

185

General Mike Caldwell

 

211

Chair Barker

 

 

Ray Elicker, Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (EXHIBIT E)

 

242

Chair Barker

 

243

Laurie Byerly, Deputy Director for Administration, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

254

Chair Barker

 

255

Rep. Schaufler

 

262

Elicker

 

275

Rep. Schaufler

 

276

Chair Barker

 

277

Rep. Boquist

 

280

Chair Barker

 

281

Rep. Boquist

17A

299

Byerly

 

322

Elicker

 

343

Rep. Boquist

 

257

Byerly

 

381

Chair Barker

 

382

Rep. Scott

18A

011

Byerly

 

029

Rep. Scott

 

045

Chair Barker

 

046

Rep. Scott

 

051

Chair Barker

 

052

Rep. Scott

 

054

Rep Schaufler

 

069

Chair Barker

 

070

Rep. Cowan

 

072

Byerly

 

073

Rep. Cowan

 

080

Chair Barker

 

081

Rep. Boquist

 

090

Chair Barker

HB 2938 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

099

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator

 

104

Chair Barker

 

110

Mac MacDonald, Representative, United Veterans Groups of Oregon

 

129

Chair Barker

 

130

Kevin O’Reilly, Representative, Oregon Paralyzed Veterans of America

 

220

Chair Barker

 

233

MacDonald

 

239

Chair Barker

 

240

John Phillips, Representative, Oregon Department of Revenue

 

271

Chair Barker

 

272

Rep. Boquist

 

276

Phillips

 

279

Rep. Boquist

 

280

Phillips

 

284

Rep. Barker

 

285

Rep. Boquist

 

291

Phillips

18A

292

Rep. Boquist

 

307

Chair Barker

 

308

Rep. Cowan

 

349

Chair Barker

 

350

Rep. Schaufler

 

354

MacDonald

 

367

Rep. Cowan

 

374

Rep. Schaufler

 

386

Rep. Boquist

 

401

Chair Barker

HB 3199 – WORK SESSION

 

416

MOTION:  Rep. Boquist Moves HB 3199 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Education, and then to Revenue by prior reference.

 

422

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

HB 3200 – WORK SESSION

 

428

MOTION:  Rep. Boquist Moves HB 3200 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Education, and then to Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

433

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

438

Rep. Cowan

 

448

Rep. Barker adjourns the  meting at 2:05 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HJM 10, written testimony, Ed Patterson, 1 p
  2. HB 2400, -3 amendments, Staff, 2 pp
  3. HB 2400, written testimony, James K. Lace, 1 p
  4. HB 2771, -1 amendments, Staff, 2 pp
  5. HB 2771, written testimony, Roy Elicker, 2 pp