Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Human Services Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

February 15, 2007

Hearing Room F

1:00 p.m.

Tapes: 24B, 25B, 26A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Bates

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Westlund

Sen. Morrisette, ex officio

Rep. Boone, Vice-Chair

Rep. Garrard

Rep. Kotek

Rep. Morgan

Rep. Nathanson

 

Members Excused:

Sen. Carter, Chair

Sen. Winters

 

 

Staff Present:

Sheila Baker, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5031, Department of Human Services: Children, Adults and Families – Self Sufficiency – Public Hearing

 

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

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 24B

 

 

003

Chair Boone

Calls the meeting to order at 1:09 p.m.

005

Chair Boone

Open Public Hearing on HB 5031, Department of Human Services: Children, Adults and Families – Self Sufficiency -- Public Testimony.

029

Kitty Piercy

 

098

Sen. Morrisette

 

102

Ms. Piercy

 

103

Sen. Morrisette

 

110

Chair Boone

 

113

Rosetta Wangerin

Presents written and oral testimony for herself (Exhibit #1);

Presented written testimony from Bobbie Weber, Oregon State University (Exhibit #2).

128

Chair Boone

 

135

Abby Solomon

Presents a chart of Proposed Family Care Rates (Exhibit #3).

Panel: Gypsy Dance, Portia Moye, Wanda Winne;

Handout stories of individual, specific for each member of the committee. No copies provided, not entered as exhibit.

190

Gypsy Dance,

 

214

Wanda Winne,

 

239

Portia Moye

 

271

Sen. Westlund

 

276

Rep. Kotek

 

281

Chair Boone

 

285

Abby Solomon

Handed out chart on Co-Pays (Exhibit #4).

293

Rep. Kotek

 

294

Chair Boone

 

298

Ms. Solomon

 

310

Chair Boone

 

325

Janice O’Malley

Panel: Shanna Aldis, Marian MacDonald, Autumn David, Guadalupe Alvarado:

Presents written testimony (Exhibit #5);

Presents Approximate Subsidy Increase for October 2007 (Exhibit #6);

Presents Income Eligibility Chart (Exhibit #7).

357

Chair Boone

 

360

Brandon Aldis

Presents written testimony on behalf of his mother, on HB 5031 (Exhibit #8).

419

Rep. Nathanson

 

432

Autumn David

 

Tape 25B

 

 

001

Ms. David

Continues her testimony on HR 5031.

024

Sen. Morrisette

 

026

Ms. David

 

030

Sen. Morrisette

 

031

Ms. David

 

036

Sen. Morrisette

 

037

Ms. David

 

045

Marian MacDonald

Presents written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #9).

 

 

Written testimony on HB 5031 from the City Club of Portland (Exhibit #10).

089

Sen. Bates

 

097

Ms. MacDonald

 

121

Guadalupe Alvarado

 

220

Chair Boone

 

222

Rep. Kotek

 

233

Chair Boone

Chair Boone had to leave and turned gavel over to Sen. Westlund.

239

Chair Westlund

 

245

Rob Potter

Presents written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #11).

311

Chair Westlund

 

315

Mr. Potter

 

346

Chair Westlund

 

352

Sen. Gordly

 

361

Sara Merten

Presents written testimony (Exhibit #12);

Presents written testimony in behalf of Lisa Belinsky, Gabriela Anderson, Lisa Hanley, and Peik-Kuan Lim (Exhibit #12a).

363

Michael Leachman

Presents The collapse of Oregon’s TANF Program (Exhibit #13).

448

Ms. Merten

 

Tape 26A

 

 

001

Ms. Merten

Continues her testimony on HB 5031.

047

Rep. Kotek

 

049

Chair Westlund

 

060

Sybil Hebb

Presents written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #14).

102

John Mullin

Presents written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #15).

Oregon Law Center presented testimony on behalf of Jayne Downing (Exhibit #16).

134

Cassie Soric

Presents her written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #17).

158

Rep. Kotek

 

161

Wendy Hubacek

Presents her written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #18).

248

Chair Westlund

 

259

Kathryn Weit

 

291

Jessica Chanay

Presents her written testimony on HB 5031 (Exhibit #19).

387

Chair Westlund

Adjourns the meeting at 2:39 p.m.

 

Additional Exhibits:

Alissa Keny-Guyer, written testimony submitted (Exhibit #20).

Written testimony submitted (Exhibit #21).

Witness Registration sheets submitted by staff (Exhibit #22).