HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

WORKFORCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

April 30, 2007 Hearing Room C

8:00 AM Tapes  109- 113

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Brad Witt, Chair

                                                Rep. Chuck Riley, Vice-Chair

                                                Rep. John Lim, Vice-Chair

                                                Rep. Phil Barnhart

                                                Rep. John Dallum

                                                Rep. Paul Holvey

                                                Rep. Fred Girod

 

VISITING MEMBER:                 Rep. Brian Clem

                                                Senator Doug Whitsett

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Ellen Osoinach, Administrator

Barry Kessinger, Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard:            HB 2804 Work Session

                                                HB 3181 Work Session

                                                HB 2981 Work Session

                                                HB 2948 Work Session                                   

                                                HB 3509 Work Session

                                                HB 2481 Work Session                                   

                                                HB 3252 Work Session           

                                                HB 3395 Work Session

                                                HJR 15 Public Hearing

                                                HB 2759 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

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2804 -1 amendments dated 4/13/07 (EXHIBIT A)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 3181 -1 amendments dated 4/25/07 (EXHIBIT B)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2981 -1 amendments dated 4/11/07 (EXHIBIT C)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 3252 -1 amendments dated 4/23/07 (EXHIBIT D)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2481 -1 amendments dated 4/26/07 (EXHIBIT E)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2481 Fiscal Impact Statement (EXHIBIT F)`

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2759 -1 amendments dated 4/20/07 (EXHIBIT G)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2759 -2 amendments dated 4/27/07 (EXHIBIT H)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2981 -2 amendments dated 4/24/07 (EXHIBIT I)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 3395 Fiscal Impact Statement (EXHIBIT J)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2804 -2 amendments dated 4/27/07  (EXHIBIT K)

 

 

Staff hands out HB 2948 -1 amendments dated 4/30/07  (EXHIBIT L)

 

 

Chair Witt begins meeting at 8:14 a.m.

HB 2804 WORK SESSION

109A

011

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

029

Vice-Chair Lim

 

043

MOTION:  Vice-Chair Lim moves HB 2804 to the floor with a DO-PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:   6-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 – Rep. Barnhart

VICE-CHAIR LIM will lead the discussion on the floor.

 

061

Chair Witt

HB 3181 WORK SESSION

 

069

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

084

Arthur Towers, Political Director SEIU

 

088

Janice O’Malley, Political Coordinator, AFSCME

 

089

Arthur Towers

 

104

Chair Witt

 

108

Arthur Towers

 

110

Rep. Holvey

 

127

Arthur Towers

 

140

Rep. Girod

 

146

Arthur Towers

 

151

Vice-Chair Lim

 

173

Arthur Towers

 

186

Vice-Chair Lim

 

199

Janice O’Malley

 

206

Chair Witt holds over Work Session for tonight’s hearing.

HB 2981 WORK SESSION

 

217

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

237

Rep. Brian Clem, House District 21

 

267

Jordan Schweiger, YES Fund

 

276

Rep. Dallum

 

291

Jeanne Arrana, Division Manager, Oregon Economic & Community Development Department

 

307

Rep. Barnhart

109A

317

Chair Witt

 

320

Jeanne Arrana

 

332

Chair Witt

 

337

Jeanne Arrana

 

345

John Morgan, Finance Manager, Oregon Economic & Community Development Department

 

364

Rep. Clem

 

405

Vice-Chair Riley

 

411

Rep. Dallum

 

433

Vice-Chair Lim

110A

002

John Morgan

 

012

Vice-Chair Lim

 

021

Chair Witt

 

032

Rep. Holvey

 

036

John Morgan

 

047

Chair Witt

 

050

MOTION: Vice-Chair Lim moves HB 2981 without recommendation to joint WAYS & MEANS.

 

059

Rep. Dallum

 

062

MOTION AMENDED: Rep. Barnhart moves to AMEND previous motion adding a DO-PASS recommendation to HB 2981

 

 

VOTE:   5-2-0

AYE:               Barnhart, Dallum, Holvey, Lim, Riley

NAY:               Girod, Witt

 

068

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves HB 2981 to the floor with a DO-PASS recommendation with a subsequent referral to JOINT WAYS & MEANS by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:    6-1-0

AYE:               Barnhart, Dallum, Holvey, Lim, Riley, Witt

NAY:               1 - Girod

 

073

Chair Witt

 

080

Chair Witt receiving majority, declares motion CARRIED.

 

107

Rep. Barnhart

 

111

Chair Witt

HB 2948 WORK SESSION

 

119

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

128

Debra Buchannon, Dept. of Revenue

 

142

Chair Witt closes Work Session

HB 3509 WORK SESSION

 

157

MOTION: Vice-Chair Riley moves HB 3509 to the floor without recommendation and a subsequent referral to ELECTIONS, ETHICS & RULES.

110A

 

VOTE:      7-0-0

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

 

168

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares motion CARRIED.

HB 2481 WORK SESSION

 

184

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

194

Chair Witt

 

197

Mary Lofton, Public Affairs Manager, Oregon Lottery

 

210

Vice-Chair Lim

 

214

Mary Lofton

 

217

Rep. Barnhart

 

228

Chair Witt

 

234

Bill Perry, Oregon Restaurant Association, Legislative Affairs

 

245

Michael Milled, Attorney for the Oregon Restaurant Association

 

278

Bill Perry

 

287

Rep. Dallum

 

297

Michael Milled

 

304

Rep. Barnhart

 

306

Michael Milled

 

321

Rep. Barnhart

 

329

Michael Milled

 

337

Rep. Barnhart

 

341

Michael Milled

 

355

Rep. Barnhart

 

373

Michael Milled

 

380

Rep. Barnhart

109B

016

Chair Witt

 

020

Michael Milled

 

023

Rep. Dallum

 

034

Vice-Chair Lim

 

039

Michael Milled

 

050

Vice-Chair Lim

 

054

Ellen Osoinach

 

058

Rep. Barnhart

 

104

Vice-Chair Riley

 

116

Rep. Girod

 

125

Michael Milled

 

131

Vice-Chair Riley

109B

135

Rep. Holvey

 

138

Chair Witt

 

140

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves to adopt HB 2481 -1 amendments.

 

 

VOTE:      4-3-0

AYE:                  Barnhart, Holvey, Riley, Witt

NAY:                  Dallum, Girod, Lim

 

143

Chair Witt receiving majority, declares motion CARRIED.

 

154

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves HB 2481 as amended to the floor with a DO-PASS recommendation and a subsequent referral to WAYS & MEANS by prior reference.

 

161

Vice-Chair Lim

 

 

VOTE:         4-3-0

AYE:            Barnhart, Holvey, Riley, Witt

NAY:            Dallum, Girod, Lim

 

 

Chair Witt receiving majority, declares motion CARRIED.

HB 3252 WORK SESSION

 

178

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

190

Chair Witt

 

191

Chuck Sheketoff, Oregon Center for Public Policy

 

227

Rep. Dallum

 

242

Chuck Sheketoff

 

274

Vice-Chair Lim

 

300

Chuck Sheketoff

 

317

Vice-Chair Lim

 

324

Chuck Sheketoff

 

343

Rep. Barnhart

 

348

Chuck Sheketoff

 

357

Rep. Barnhart

 

361

Chuck Sheketoff

 

368

Rep. Barnhart

 

371

Chuck Sheketoff

 

374

Rep. Girod

 

386

Vice-Chair Riley

 

390

Chair Witt

 

399

Patricia O’Sullivan, Director of Public Policy, Dept. of Human Services

110B

016

Rep. Dallum

 

018

Patricia O’Sullivan

 

027

Rep. Barnhart

110B

030

Vice-Chair Lim

 

041

Chair Witt

 

047

Vice-Chair Lim

 

051

Rep. Barnhart

 

059

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves to adopt HB 3252 -1 amendments.

 

065

Vice-Chair Riley

 

075

Rep. Girod

 

079

Chair Witt

 

081

Rep. Dallum

 

 

VOTE:      4-3-0

AYE:                  Barnhart, Holvey, Riley, Witt

NAY:                  Dallum, Girod, Lim

 

109

Chair Witt receiving majority, declares motion CARRIED.

 

111

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves HB 3252 as amended to the floor with a  DO-PASS recommendation.

 

118

Vice-Chair Lim

 

134

Chair Witt

 

135

Vice-Chair Riley

 

139

Chair Witt

 

148

Vice-Chair Lim

 

 

VOTE:      4-3-0

AYE:                  Barnhart, Holvey, Riley, Witt

NAY:                  Dallum, Girod, Lim

VICE-CHAIR RILEY will lead the discussion on the floor.

HB 3395 WORK SESSION

 

159

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

173

Chair Witt

 

177

Tom Byerley, Unemployment Insurance Director, Employment Dept.

 

207

Rep. Girod

 

211

Tom Byerley

 

217

Chair Witt

 

225

Tom Byerley

 

230

Vice-Chair Lim

 

235

Tom Byerley

 

239

Vice-Chair Lim

 

246

Tom Byerley

 

256

Vice-Chair Lim

 

263

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves to adopt -1 amendments

 

267

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares motion CARRIED.

110B

273

MOTION: Rep. Barnhart moves HB 3395 as amended to the floor with a DO-PASS recommendation.

 

271

Vice-Chair Lim

 

 

VOTE:      7-0-0

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

VICE-CHAIR LIM will lead the discussion on the floor.

 

297

Chair Witt recesses meeting at 10:01 a.m.  The Chair will reconvene at 6 p.m.

 

 

Staff hands out Informational Packet on behalf of Marc Kane (EXHIBIT M)

111A

 

Chair Witt reconvenes meeting at 6:09 p.m.

 

006

Chair Witt

HJR 15 PUBLIC HEARING

 

032

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

046

Vice-Chair Lim

 

063

Chair Witt

 

066

Rep. Barnhart

 

072

Chair Witt closes public hearing

HB 2759 PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

Staff hands out Testimony on behalf of Gwyn Harvey (EXHIBIT N)

 

090

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

102

Senator Doug Whitsett, District 28

 

171

Vice-Chair Lim

 

176

Sen. Doug Whitsett

 

184

Vice-Chair Lim

 

194

Chair Witt

 

212

Sen. Doug Whitsett

 

220

Marc Kane, Hire Calling Political Affairs

112A

088

Chair Witt

 

091

Marc Kane

 

125

Chair Witt

 

133

Marc Kane

 

204

Chair Witt

 

207

Rep. Dallum

 

211

Chair Witt

 

233

Marc Kane

 

236

Rep. Dallum

 

244

Marc Kane

 

260

Chair Witt

112A

282

Laurie Warner, Director of Unemployment Dept. (EXHIBIT O)

 

385

Tracy Louden, Employment Department

111B

017

Laurie Warner

 

056

Tracy Louden

 

069

Laurie Warner

 

076

Rep. Girod

 

081

Laurie Warner

 

089

Rep. Girod

 

092

Laurie Warner

 

096

Rep. Girod

 

100

Laurie Warner

 

108

Vice-Chair Riley

 

116

Tracy Louden

 

123

Rep. Dallum

 

135

Laurie Warner

 

139

Tracy Louden

 

145

Chair Witt

 

152

Laurie Warner

 

157

Chair Witt

 

163

Dennis Johnson, Executive Director of the Oregon Student Assistance Commission

 

170

David Lyda, Dept. of Human Services, Child Welfare Division

 

225

Dennis Johnson

 

277

Rep. Dallum

 

284

David Lyda

 

298

Rep. Dallum

 

303

David Lyda

 

321

Rep. Holvey

 

333

David Lyda

 

362

Chair Witt

 

372

Marc Kane

 

415

Genoa Ingram, Oregon State Chamber of Commerce

112B

002

Steve Lanning, Oregon AFL/CIO Field Representative (EXHIBIT P)

 

029

Chair Witt

 

030

Rep. Barnhart

 

035

Genoa Ingram

 

043

Chair Witt

 

050

Greg White, Oregon Workforce Investment Board, Executive Staff (EXHIBIT Q)

112B

127

Chair Witt

 

165

Greg White

 

174

Vice-Chair Lim

 

191

Greg White

 

211

Rep. Dallum

 

235

Chair Witt

HJR 15 WORK SESSION

 

260

MOTION: Vice-Chair Lim moves HJR 15 to the Floor with a DO-ADOPT recommendation.

 

273

Rep. Holvey

 

282

Vice-Chair Lim

 

301

Chair Witt

 

329

Vice-Chair Riley

 

349

Rep. Holvey

 

376

Rep. Dallum

 

 

VOTE:      7-0-0

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

VICE-CHAIR LIM and VICE-CHAIR RILEY will lead the discussion on the floor.

 

402

Vice-Chair Lim

 

 

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares motion CARRIED.

HB 3181 WORK SESSION

113A

012

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

036

MOTION: Vice-Chair Riley moves to adopt HB 3181 -1 amendments.

 

040

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares motion CARRIED.

 

043

MOTION: Vice-Chair Riley moves HB 3181 as amended to the floor with a DO-PASS recommendation.

 

045

Vice-Chair Lim

 

076

Chair Witt

 

 

VOTE:      7-0-0

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

REP. DALLUM will lead the discussion on the floor.

 

082

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares motion CARRIED.

HB 2948 WORK SESSION

 

098

Ellen Osoinach, Committee Administrator

 

111

Chair Witt

 

119

Rep. Dallum

 

123

Debra Buchannon, Dept. of Revenue

113A

144

Rep. Dallum

 

146

Rep. Holvey

 

149

Debra Buchannon

 

159

Rep. Barnhart

 

164

Ellen Osoinach

 

166

Vice-Chair Riley

 

169

Debra Buchannon

 

181

Rep. Holvey

 

187

Debra Buchannon

 

206

Rep. Dallum

 

219

Rep. Holvey

 

227

Debra Buchannon

 

244

Chair Witt

 

269

Debra Buchannon

 

279

Vice-Chair Riley

 

286

Chair Witt adjourns meeting at 8:31 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2804, -1 amendments, Staff, 1 p
  2. HB 3181, -1 amendments, Staff, 1 p
  3. HB 2981, -1 amendments, Staff, 7 pp
  4. HB 3252, -1 amendments, Staff, 2 pp
  5. HB 2481, -1 amendments, Staff, 1 p
  6. HB 2481, Fiscal Statement, Staff, 1 p
  7. HB 2759, -1 amendments, Staff, 81 pp
  8. HB 2759, -2 amendments, Staff, 81 pp
  9. HB 2981, -2 amendments, Staff, 7 pp
  10. HB 3395, Fiscal Statement, Staff, 2 pp
  11. HB 2804, -2 amendments, Staff, 3 pp
  12. HB 2948, -1 amendments, Staff, 1 p
  13. HB 2759, Informational Packet, Marc Kane, 38 pp
  14. HB 2759, Testimony, Staff, 3 pp
  15. HB 2759, Testimony, Laurie Warner, 5 pp
  16. HB 2759, Testimony, Steve Lanning, 3 pp
  17. HB 2759, Testimony, Greg White, 3 ppHB