HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERAN AFFAIRS

TAPE LOG

 

April 3 2007 Hearing Room 357

1:00 PM Tapes 21 - 22

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Jeff Barker, Chair

Rep. Mike Schaufler, Vice-Chair

Rep. Brian Boquist

Rep. Jean Cowan

 

MEMBER EXCUSED: Rep. Wayne Scott Vice-Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT: Jim Keller, Committee Administrator

Hannah Crook, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 2400 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2937 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3009 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3156 Public Hearing

HB 3160 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

21A

002

Chair Barker opens the meeting at 1:12 p.m.

HB 2400 PUBLIC HEARING

 

005

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

HB 2400-WORK SESSION

 

014

MOTION: Rep. Schaufler moves to ADOPT HB 2400-1 amendments dated 2/27/07.

 

017

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

019

Rep. Schaufler

MOTION: Moves HB 2400 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue by prior reference.

 

023

VOTE: 4-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

HB 2937 PUBLIC HEARING

21A

030

Jim Keller

 

036

Jim Willis, Director, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (EXHIBIT B)

 

053

Chair Barker

 

054

Rep. Boquist

 

062

Chair Barker

 

070

Willis

HB 2937- WORK SESSION

 

074

MOTION: Rep. Boquist moves HB 2937 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

078

VOTE: 4-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

HB 3009- PUBLIC HEARING

 

085

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT C & D)

 

088

Rep. Barker

 

095

Mary Gear, Administrator, Oregon Department of Human Services (EXHIBIT E)

 

133

Chair Barker

 

167

Mac Macdonald, Representative, United Veterans Groups of Oregon (EXHIBIT F)

 

223

Chair Barker

 

228

MacDonald

 

245

Chair Barker

 

246

Rep. Boquist

 

248

Chair Barker

 

257

Rep. Krummel, State Representative, House District 39

 

298

Chair Barker

 

301

Rick Peters, Representative, Oregon Veterans Foundation (EXHIBIT G)

 

303

Elizabeth Peters, Representative, Oregon Veterans Foundation

 

304

Rick Peters

22A

011

Elizabeth Peters

 

030

Chair Barker

 

047

Jim Willis, Director, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

 

049

Rep. Boquist

 

054

Willis

 

107

Rep. Boquist

 

111

Willis

22A

124

Rep. Boquist

 

127

Willis

 

128

Rep. Boquist

 

129

Chair Barker

 

135

Rep. Schaufler

 

148

Chair Barker

 

149

Willis

 

156

Rep. Schaufler

 

157

Chair Barker

 

158

Rep. Cowan

 

177

Willis

 

271

Rep. Cowan

 

272

Chair Barker

 

282

Richard Lucht, Chairman, United Veterans Group of Oregon (EXHIBIT H)

21B

030

Chair Barker

 

031

Lucht

 

034

Chair Barker

 

039

Anthony Marx, President, Oregon Paralyzed Veterans

 

072

Chair Barker

 

073

Marx

 

074

Chair Barker

HB 3009- WORK SESSION

 

083

MOTION: Rep. Schaufler moves HB 3009 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

090

VOTE: 4-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

BOQUIST will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3156-PUBLIC HEARING

 

109

Mac MacDonald, Representative, United Veterans Group of Oregon

 

116

Chair Barker

 

118

MacDonald

 

123

Chair Barker

 

124

Rep. Schaufler

 

127

Chair Barker

 

131

Rep. Cowan

 

135

MacDonald

 

139

Rep. Cowan

21B

140

MacDonald

HB 3160 PUBLIC HEARING

 

150

Jim Willis, Director, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (EXHIBIT I)

 

212

Chair Barker

 

213

Rep. Cowan

 

218

Willis

 

228

Rep. Schaufler

 

243

Rep. Boquist

 

254

Rep. Schaufler

 

260

Vice-Chair Schaufler adjourns the meting at 2:25 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2400, -1 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  2. HB 2937, prepared testimony, Jim Willis, 3 pp
  3. HB 3009, -2 amendments, staff, 1 p
  4. HB 3009, -3 amendments, staff 1 p
  5. HB 3009, prepared testimony, Mary Gear, 2 pp
  6. HB 3009, prepared testimony, Mac MacDonald, 5 pp
  7. HB 3009, prepared testimony, Rick Peters, 8 pp
  8. HB 3009, prepared testimony, Richard Lucht, 2 pp
  9. HB 3160, prepared testimony, Jim Willis, 3 pp