HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERAN AFFAIRS

TAPE LOG

 

April 24, 2007 Hearing Room 357

1:00 PM   Tapes 30- 31

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Jeff Barker, Chair

Rep. Mike Schaufler, Vice-Chair

Rep. Jean Cowan

Rep. Brian Boquist

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:            Rep. Wayne Scott Vice-Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Jim Keller, Committee Administrator

Hannah Crook, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                HB 3197- Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3156- Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2832-Work Session

                                                HB 2013- Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3294- Work Session

                                                HB 3202- Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3196- Public Hearing and 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

30A

002

Chair Barker opens the meeting at 1:0 p.m.

HB 3197-PUBLIC HEARING

 

008

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

022

Mike Caldwell, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department

 

063

Chair Barker

 

064

Rep. Cowan

 

070

Caldwell

 

076

Rep. Cowan

 

079

Caldwell

 

082

Chair Barker

 

083

Greg Warnock, Director, Oregon War Veterans Association

 

098

Rep. Cowan

 

110

Caldwell

 

111

Warnock

 

117

Rep. Cowan

 

118

Chair Barker

 

122

David Gulliver, Chief of Staff, State Representative Donna Nelson, House District 24

 

127

Chair Barker

 

128

Warnock

 

133

Chair Barker

HB 3197-WORK SESSION

 

136

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves to ADOPT HB 3197-1 amendments dated 4/10/07.

 

138

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

141

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB 3197 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and be REFFERED to the committee on Revenue.

 

143

Boquist

 

157

Chair Barker

 

158

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 3156-PUBLIC HEARING

 

162

Jim Keller

HB 3156-WORK SESSION

 

171

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB  3156 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue by prior reference.

 

174

Cowan

 

178

Keller

 

179

Chair Barker

 

180

Cowan

 

186

Keller

 

193

Cowan

 

194

Chair Barker

 

196

VOTE:  3-1-1

AYE:               3 - Boquist, Schaufler, Barker

NAY:               1 - Cowan

EXCUSED:    1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

 

202

Schaufler

 

203

Boquist

 

205

Rep. Cowan

 

207

Rep. Boquist

HB 2832-WORK SESSION

 

200

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT B)

 

203

Chair Barker

 

212

Mike Caldwell, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department

 

218

Chair Barker

 

219

Caldwell

 

226

Jim Willis, Director, Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs

 

242

Chair Barker

 

248

Mac Macdonald, Representative, United Veterans Groups of Oregon

 

249

Greg Warnock, Director, Oregon War Veterans Association

 

251

Chair Barker

 

256

MOTION:  Rep. Boquist  moves to ADOPT HB 2832-3 amendments dated 4/23/07.

 

259

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

260

Rep. Boquist

MOTION:  Moves HB 2832A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Scott

 

265

Chair Barker

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

 

 

 

HB 2013 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

274

Jim Keller

 

285

Mike Caldwell, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department

 

338

Rep. Boquist

 

343

Caldwell

 

352

Rep. Boquist

 

360

Caldwell

 

376

Chair Barker

 

378

Greg Warnock, Director, Oregon War Veterans Association

31A

012

Chair Barker

 

013

Mac MacDonald, Chairman, Charitable Check-off Commission (EXHIBIT C)

 

066

Chair Barker

HB 2013-WORK SESSION

 

070

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB 2013 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue and then Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

073

Boquist

 

075

Schaufler

 

080

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 3294-WORK SESSION

 

089

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB 3294 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Elections, Ethics and Rules.

 

094

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 3202-PUBLIC HEARING

 

104

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT D)

 

110

Chair Barker

 

113

Mike Caldwell, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department

 

120

Chair Barker

 

121

Greg Warnock, Director, Oregon War Veterans Association

 

129

Chair Barker

 

130

David Gulliver, Chief of Staff, Donna Nelson, State Representative, House District 24

 

136

Mac MacDonald, Representative, Untied Veterans Group of Oregon

 

142

Chair Barker

 

143

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

HB 3202-WORK SESSION

 

149

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves to ADOPT HB 3202-1 amendments dated 4/23/07.

 

151

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

152

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB 3202 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue by prior reference.

 

158

VOTE:  4-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

 

160

Chair Barker suspends the meeting until 2:15 p.m.

HB 3196-PUBLIC HEARING

 

163

Chair Barker reopens meeting at 2:19 p.m.

 

164

Jim Keller, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT E & F)

 

170

Chair Barker

 

174

David Gulliver, Chief of Staff, Donna Nelson, State Representative, House District 24

 

184

Chair Barker

 

186

Rep. Cowan

 

187

Gulliver

 

194

Rep. Cowan

 

197

Gulliver

 

200

Rep. Cowan

 

201

Greg Warnock, Director, Oregon War Veterans Association (EXHIBIT G)

 

277

Chair Barker

 

278

Warnock

 

290

Chair Barker

 

291

Rep. Cowan

 

321

Warnock

 

349

Rep. Cowan

 

353

Warnock

 

358

Rep. Cowan

 

363

Warnock

 

379

Chair Barker

 

381

Warnock

 

382

Rep. Cowan

 

393

Chair Barker

 

395

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

30B

008

Mac MacDonald, Representative, United Veterans Group of Oregon

 

026

Chair Barker

 

027

Rep. Boquist

 

028

MacDonald

 

030

Rep. Boquist

 

031

MacDonald

 

037

Rep. Boquist

 

040

MacDonald

 

042

Chair Barker

 

044

Warnock

 

055

MacDonald

 

057

Chair Barker

 

058

Rep. Cowan

 

061

Warnock

 

063

Rep. Cowan

 

082

Rep. Cowan

 

083

Chair Barker

 

087

Rep. Cowan

 

089

Chair Barker

HB 3196 – WORK SESSION

 

099

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves to ADOPT HB 3196-2 amendments dated 4/24/07.

 

101

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

102

MOTION:  Rep. Schaufler moves HB 3196 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

104

Boquist

 

117

VOTE:  3-1-1

AYE:               3 - Boquist, Schaufler, Barker

NAY:               1 - Cowan

EXCUSED:    1 - Scott

 

 

Chair Barker declares the motion CARRIES.

BOQUIST will lead discussion on the floor.

 

119

Chair Barker closes the meeting at 2:45 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3197, -1 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  2. HB 2832, -3 amendments, staff, 1 p
  3. HB 2013, prepared testimony, Mac MacDonald, 9 pp    
  4. HB 3202, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p                                 
  5. HB 3196, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p         
  6. HB 3196, -2 amendments, staff, 1 p
  7. HB 3196, prepared testimony, Greg Warnock, 1 p