Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Full Committee

 

Meeting Index

 

June 21, 2007

Hearing Room F

5:30 p.m.

Tapes: 57B, 58B

 

Members Present:

Sen. Schrader, Co-Chair

Sen. Bates

Sen. Devlin

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. Carter, Vice-Chair

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Winters

 

 

Staff Present:

Ken Rocco, Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal Office

Theresa McHugh, Deputy Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal Office

Steve Bender, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

John Britton, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Michelle Deister, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Dawn Farr, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Daron Hill, 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

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

Work Session:

SB 5522     Legislative Agencies

HB 2067     Relating to fire protection of forests

HB 2115     Relating to forest products harvest taxation

HB 2153-A  Relating to statutes of limitations for certain sex crimes

HB 2208-A  Relating to benefits for performing military service

HB 2331-A  Relating to courts

HB 2406-A  Relating to home care for medically involved children

HB 2524-A  Relating to health care facility acquired infections

HB 2918-A  Relating to health benefit plan coverage of pervasive development disorder

HB 3054    Relating to legal impediments to employment

HB 3083-A Relating to minors

SB 4-A       Relating to nursing

SB 157-A   Relating to Home Care Commission

SB 235-A   Relating to air quality

SB 456-A   Relating to salaries of elected officials

SB 461-A   Relating to low-income electric bill payment assistance

SB 474       Relating to state financial administration

SB 566-A   Relating to transportation

HB 3551-A Relating to public programs for housing

 

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 57A

 

 

003

Co-Chair Nolan

Calls the meeting to order at 4:58 p.m.

005

Co-Chair Nolan

Opens Work Session.

Bills Reported Out of Subcommittee

 

SB 5522 Legislative Agencies

006

Sen. Bates

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

019

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

020

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

021

Co-Chair Nolan

 

Other Bills Reported Out of Subcommittee

 

HB 2067 Relating to fire protection of forests

023

Sen. Nelson

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

033

Co-Chair Nolan

 

035

Sen. Devlin

 

038

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

039

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

040

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2115 Relating to forest products harvest taxation

041

Sen. Devlin

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

058

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

059

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

060

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2153-A Relating to statutes of limitations for certain sex crimes

062

Rep. Hanna

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

066

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

067

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

068

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2208-A Relating to benefits for performing military service

069

Rep. Hanna

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

080

Co-Chair Nolan

 

081

Sen. Whitsett

 

085

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

086

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

087

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2331-A Relating to courts

088

Rep. Shields

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #6)

108

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  16 – 2 – 3

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

No: Rep. Morgan and Hanna

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

111

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

112

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2406-A Relating to home care for medically involved children

113

Rep. Garrard

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

134

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

136

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

137

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2524-A Relating to health care facility acquired infections

138

Sen. Bates

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

147

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

148

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

149

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 2918-A Relating to health benefit plan coverage of pervasive development disorder

151

Rep. Nathanson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #9)

166

Co-Chair Nolan

 

168

Sen. Johnson

 

171

Rep. Morgan

 

175

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  17 – 1 – 3

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

No: Sen. Whitsett

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

177

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

178

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 3054 Relating to legal impediments to employment

180

Rep. Shields

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

193

Co-Chair Nolan

 

195

Sen. Johnson

 

203

Rep. Hanna

 

213

Co-Chair Nolan

Consideration of HB 3054 delayed, continues at index number 285, Tape 58B.

 

HB 3083-A Relating to minors

222

Rep. Shields

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

226

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  16 – 0 – 5

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters; Rep. Nathanson and Edwards

228

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

229

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 4-A Relating to nursing

230

Sen. Devlin

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

252

Co-Chair Nolan

 

253

Sen. Verger

 

259

Sen. Devlin

 

262

Steve Bender, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

268

Sen. Verger

 

270

Mr. Bender

 

273

Sen. Verger

 

276

Mr. Bender

 

279

Sen. Nelson

 

289

Sen. Devlin

 

312

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  17 – 0 – 4

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters; Rep. Nathanson

313

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

314

Rep. Shields

 

316

Rep. Galizio

 

317

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 157-A Relating to Home Care Commission

340

Rep. Morgan

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #13)

362

Co-Chair Nolan

 

363

Sen. Morse

 

391

John Britton, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

401

Sen. Morse

 

422

Co-Chair Nolan

 

425

Co-Chair Schrader

 

TAPE 58B

 

 

001

Co-Chair Schrader

Continues his comment.

003

Sen. Morse

 

006

Sen. Johnson

 

010

Patricia O’Sullivan, director, Public Policy, Department of Human Services

 

011

Cheryl Sanders, Executive Director, Oregon Home Care Commission

 

012

Ms. O’Sullivan

 

034

Sen. Morse

 

039

Ms. O’Sullivan

 

042

Co-Chair Nolan

 

045

Sen. Morse

 

050

Co-Chair Nolan

 

051

Ms. O’Sullivan

 

053

Sen. Johnson

 

065

Sen. Devlin

 

071

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  16 – 0 – 5

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters; Rep. Jenson and Nathanson

077

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

078

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 235-A Relating to air quality

082

Sen. Nelson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #14)

100

Co-Chair Nolan

 

103

Sen. Devlin

 

113

Co-Chair Nolan

 

115

Sen. Bates

 

120

Sen. Nelson

 

135

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  17 – 0 – 4

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters; Rep. Nathanson

136

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

137

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 456-A Relating to salaries of elected officials

141

Sen. Westlund

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #15)

147

Co-Chair Nolan

 

149

Rep. Garrard

 

152

Sen. Westlund

 

156

Sen. Devlin

 

159

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  17 – 0 – 4

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters; Rep. Nathanson

161

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

162

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 461-A Relating to low-income electric bill payment assistance

171

Sen. Verger

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #16)

197

Co-Chair Nolan

 

198

Rep. Garrard

 

201

Sen. Johnson

 

204

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  17 – 1 – 3

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

No: Sen. Whitsett

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

206

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

207

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 474 Relating to state financial administration

208

Sen. Whitsett

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #17)

229

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

232

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

233

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

SB 566-A Relating to transportation

235

Sen. Johnson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #18)

254

Co-Chair Nolan

 

256

Sen. Verger

 

265

Tim Walker, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

270

Sen. Verger

 

276

Mr. Walker

 

281

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  18 – 0 – 3

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

284

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

285

Co-Chair Nolan

Returns to HB 3054

 

HB 3054 Relating to legal impediments to employment

286

Sen. Nelson

 

292

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  15 – 3 – 3

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

No: Sens. Johnson and Whitsett; Reps. Morgan and Hanna

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

296

Co-Chair Nolan

Declares the motion CARRIED.

300

Co-Chair Schrader

 

303

Co-Chair Nolan

Recesses the committee.

304

Co-Chair Nolan

Reconvenes the committee.

306

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

HB 3551-A Relating to public programs for housing

309

Rep. Shields

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony.  (Exhibit #19)

373

Co-Chair Nolan

 

374

Sen. Bates

 

389

Rep. Shields

 

393

Sen. Johnson

 

420

Sen. Bates

 

424

Co-Chair Schrader

 

431

Co-Chair Nolan

 

435

Sen. Johnson

 

440

Rep. Shields

 

441

Co-Chair Nolan

 

 

 

Vote:  14 – 4 – 3

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

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

Exc: Sens. Carter, Gordly, and Winters

449

Co-Chair Nolan

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

456

Ken Rocco, Legislative Fiscal Officer

 

460

Co-Chair Schrader

 

465

Co-Chair Nolan

Adjourns the meeting at 6:55 p.m.