Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Full Committee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 6, 2007

Hearing Room F

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 61A, 62A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Schrader, Co-Chair

Sen. Carter, Vice-Chair

Sen. Bates

Sen. Devlin

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Johnson

Sen. Morse

Sen. Nelson

Sen. Verger

Sen. Westlund

Sen. Whitsett

Rep. Nolan, Co-Chair

Rep. Nathanson, Vice-Chair

Rep. D. Edwards

Rep. Galizio

Rep. Garrard

Rep. Hanna

Rep. Jenson

Rep. Morgan

Rep. Shields

 

Members Excused:

Sen. Winters

 

 

Staff Present:

Ken Rocco, Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal Office

Theresa McHugh, Deputy Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal Office

John Borden, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Michelle Deister, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Daron Hill, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Susie Jordan, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Deborah Manthe, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Tim Walker, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Dallas Weyand, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Doug Wilson, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

Work Session:

SB 5511, Employment Relations Board

SB 5512, Department of Energy

SB 5527, Board of Medical Examiners

SB 5534, Psychiatric Security Review Board

SB 5541, Department of Veteran’s Affairs

SB 5545, 2005-07 Supplemental Budget

HB 5042, Secretary of State

HB 5050, Water Resources Department

HB 5051, Water Resources Commission – fee bill

HB 2101, Relating to fees of Water Resources Department

HB 2240, Relating to authority of State Board of Tax Practitioners

 

Federal grant application requests:

Department of Human Services

Department of Transportation

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete content, please refer to the tapes.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 24A

 

 

003

Co-Chair Schrader

Calls the meeting to order at 8:37 a.m.

004

Co-Chair  Schrader

Opens Work Session.

Budget Bills Reported Out of Subcommittee

 

SB 5511, Employment Relations Board

006

Sen. Johnson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #1)

037

Co-Chair Nolan

 

038

Rep. Morgan

 

050

Co-Chair Nolan

 

051

Sen. Johnson

 

055

Sen. Whitsett

 

063

Rep. Garrard

 

066

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  15 – 4 – 2

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Johnson, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Jenson, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Whitsett; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, and Garrard

Exc: Sen. Winters and Bates

067

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

068

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 5512, Department of Energy

069

Sen. Devlin

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #2)

092

Co-Chair Nolan

 

093

Rep. Garrard

 

099

Sen. Gordly

 

101

Sen. Devlin

 

105

Sen. Gordly

 

108

Sen. Devlin

 

110

Sen. Gordly

 

116

Sen. Devlin

 

121

Co-Chair Nolan

 

122

Sen. Carter

 

140

Sen. Johnson

 

144

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  15 – 4 – 2

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Johnson, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson, and Garrard

Exc: Sens. Winters and Bates

148

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

149

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 5527, Board of Medical Examiners

150

Sen. Bates

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #3)

165

Co-Chair Nolan

 

166

Sen. Gordly

 

173

Deborah Manthe, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

179

Sen. Gordly

 

183

Ms. Manthe

 

195

Sen. Gordly

 

197

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  19 – 1 – 1

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Winters, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson, Garrard, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Gordly

Exc: Sen. Winters

200

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

201

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 5534, Psychiatric Security Review Board

202

Sen. Westlund

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #4)

231

Rep. Morgan

 

232

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  20 – 0 – 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

233

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no Objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

234

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 5541, Department of Veteran’s Affairs

235

Sen. Verger

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #5)

271

Co-Chair Nolan

 

274

Sen. Morse

 

280

Dallas Weyand, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

287

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  20 – 0 – 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

289

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no Objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

290

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 5545, 2005-07 Supplemental Budget

292

Sen. Devlin

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony (Exhibit #6)

349

Co-Chair Nolan

 

352

Sen. Nelson

 

364

Co-Chair Nolan

 

368

Rep. Galizio

 

373

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  19 – 1 – 1

Aye: Sens. Gordly, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson, Garrard, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Westlund

Exc: Sen. Winters

375

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

376

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 5042, Secretary of State

379

Rep. Jenson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #7)

TAPE 25A

 

 

001

Rep. Jenson

Continues to read the pony.

002

Co-Chair Nolan

 

004

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  17 – 3 – 1

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Jenson, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Reps. Morgan, Hanna, and Garrard

Exc: Sen. Winters

006

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no Objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

 

 

HB 5050, Water Resources Department

008

Rep. Garrard

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #8)

032

Sen. Whitsett

 

035

Rep. Jenson

 

044

Sen. Devlin

 

046

 Co-Chair Nolan

 

047

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  16 – 4 – 1

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson, Garrard, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Carter; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, and Jenson

Exc: Sen. Winters

049

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no Objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

050

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 5051, Water Resources Department – Fee Bill

054

Sen. Devlin

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony (Exhibit #9)

060

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  15 – 5 – 1

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Jenson, Garrard, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Verger and Whitsett; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson

Exc: Sen. Winters

064

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

065

Co-Chair Nolan

 

Other Bills Reported Out of Subcommittee

 

HB 2101, Relating to fees of Water Resource Department

068

Sen. Devlin

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #10)

077

Co-Chair Nolan

 

079

Rep. Nathanson

 

082

Sen. Devlin

 

096

Sen. Whitsett

 

102

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  14 – 6 – 1

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Verger and Whitsett; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson, and Garrard

Exc: Sen. Winters

105

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

106

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2240, Relating to authority of Board of Tax Practitioners

108

Rep. Jenson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #11)

137

Co-Chair Nolan

 

137

Sen. Whitsett

 

145

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 1 – 2

Aye: Sens. Gordly, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, Jenson, Garrard, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sen. Whitsett

Exc: Sen. Winters, Westlund

149

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

Other Business

 

Federal Grant Application, Department of Human Services

154

Sen. Garrard

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #12)

170

Co-Chair Nolan

 

171

Sen. Morse

 

184

Sen. Carter

 

192

Sen. Morse

 

199

Sen. Bates

 

214

Sen. Carter

 

223

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  20 – 0 – 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

225

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no Objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

226

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

Federal Grant Application, Department of Transportation

228

Sen. Verger

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony (Exhibit #13)

263

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  20 – 0 – 1

Exc: Sen. Winters

269

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no Objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

270

Sen. Westlund

 

279

Co-Chair Schrader

 

285

Co-Chair Nolan

Adjourns the meeting at 9:30 a.m.