Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

March 22, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 63A, 64A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Nolan

Rep. Burley

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

 

 

 

Staff Present:

Michelle Deister, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 2101 Relating to Water Resources Department Fees – Public Hearing

SB 5512 Department of Energy – Work Session

 

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 63A

 

 

003

Chair Devlin

Calls the hearing to order at 8:35 AM

Opens Public Hearing on HB 2101 – Relating to Water Resources Department Fees

007

Paul Siebert, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Enters HB 2101, Relating to fees of the Water Resources Department (Exhibit #1)

Enters HB 2101 Staff Measure Summary (Exhibit #2)

Enters HB 2102 Legislative Fiscal Office Analysis (Exhibit #3)

012

Phil Ward, Director, Water Resources Department

Submits written copy of testimony of Phil Ward dated 3/22/07 (Exhibit #4)

059

Chair Devlin

Enters Witness Registration Sheet (Exhibit #5)

Opens Public Testimony

071

Anita Winkler, Oregon Water Resources Congress

Submits written copy of testimony of Anita Winker dated 3/22/07 (Exhibit #6)

096

Chair Devlin

 

097

Jerry Schmidt, Oregon Ground Water Association

 

104

Chair Devlin

 

105

Mr. Schmidt

 

108

Greg Capilus, Consulting Hydro-geologist, Groundwater Advisory Committee Member

 

173

Mr. Schmidt

 

174

Chair Devlin

 

178

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

179

Mr. Schmidt

 

182

Chair Devlin

 

184

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

188

Mr. Capilus

 

192

Chair Devlin

 

197

David Moskowitz, WaterWatch of Oregon

Submits written copy of testimony of David Moskowitz dated 3/19/07 (Exhibit #7)

235

Kimberley Priestly, WaterWatch of Oregon

 

254

Chair Devlin

 

259

Mr. Ward

 

267

Sen. Avakian

 

269

Mr. Ward

 

287

Chair Devlin

 

289

Sen. Nelson

 

291

Mr. Ward

 

306

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

318

Mr. Ward

 

325

Chair Devlin

Closes Public Hearing on HB 2102 – Relating to Water Resources Department Fees

Opens Work Session on SB 5512 – Department of Energy

333

Michelle Deister, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Presents SB 5512 – Oregon Department of Energy, Legislative Fiscal Office Analysis (Exhibit #8)

376

Chair Devlin

 

378

Ms. Deister

 

411

Chair Devlin

 

412

Rep. Burley

 

TAPE 64A

 

 

001

Rep. Burley

 

005

Ms. Deister

 

006

Rep. Burley

 

011

Chair Devlin

 

028

Sen. Avakian

 

036

Chair Devlin

 

037

Rep. Clem

 

048

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

065

Sen. Nelson

 

072

Rep. Clem

 

075

Chair Devlin

 

076

Rep. Clem

 

082

Mike Grainey, Director, Department of Energy

 

089

Rep. Clem

 

090

Chair Devlin

 

096

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves to approve the Legislative Fiscal Office recommended bill amendments to SB 5512

107

Chair Devlin

 

112

Rep. Garrard

 

114

Chair Devlin

 

116

Rep. Burley

 

118

Chair Devlin

 

119

Ms. Deister

 

120

Chair Devlin

Recesses the meeting

Reconvenes

Motion on floor

130

Ms. Deister

 

 

 

Vote:  5 – 3 – 0

Aye:  Reps. Dingfelder, Nolan, and Clem; and Sens. Avakian and  Devlin

No – Reps. Garrard and Burley; and Sen. Nelson

136

Sen. Avakian

 

141

Chair Devlin

Declares the motion CARRIED

142

Ms. Deister

 

159

Chair Devlin

 

160

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves to adopt the performance measures as recommended by the Legislative Fiscal Office

162

Chair Devlin

VOTE:  8 – 0 – 0

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

163

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves SB 5512, as amended, to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

165

Chair Devlin

 

170

Ms. Deister

 

 

 

Vote:  5 – 3 – 0

Aye:  Reps. Dingfelder, Nolan, and Clem; and Sens. Avakian and Devlin

No:  Reps. Garrard and Burley; and Sen. Nelson

176

Chair Devlin

Declares the motion CARRIED

Adjourns the hearing at 9:20 AM