Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 24, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 99, 100A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

 

Rep. Nolan

Rep. Burley

 

Staff Present:

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5022, Department of Environmental Quality – Public Hearing

HB 5023, Department of Environmental Quality Fee Bill – 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 99A

 

 

003

Chair Devlin

Calls the hearing to order at 8:36 AM

Opens a Public Hearing on HB 5022, Department of Environmental Quality and HB 5023, Department of Environmental Quality Fee Bill

006

Stephanie Hallock, Director, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Enters DEQ Detail of General Fund Shortfall in 2007-09 Co-Chair’s Budget (Exhibit #1)

 

021

Greg Pettit, Administrator, Laboratory Division, DEQ

Continues with DEQ Budget Presentation of Exhibit #4 from 4/23/07, Performance Measures

Enters Ambient Water Quality Monitoring Network Map (Exhibit #2)

128

Chair Devlin

 

145

Mr. Pettit

 

169

Rep. Garrard

 

184

Mr. Pettit

 

194

Rep. Garrard

 

197

Ms. Hallock

 

199

Rep. Garrard

 

205

Ms. Hallock

 

232

Chair Devlin

 

264

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

299

Ms. Hallock

 

309

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

315

Ms. Hallock

 

316

Mr. Pettit

 

354

Chair Devlin

 

366

Mr. Pettit

 

379

Chair Devlin

 

388

Mr. Pettit

 

393

Ms. Hallock

 

406

Rep. Garrard

 

414

Ms. Hallock

 

TAPE 100A

 

 

001

Ms. Hallock

Continues with answer to Rep. Garrard’s questions

004

Rep. Garrard

 

007

Chair Devlin

 

009

Rep. Clem

 

012

Ms. Hallock

 

014

Mr. Pettit

 

020

Rep. Garrard

 

021

Rep. Clem

 

027

Ms. Hallock

 

030

Chair Devlin

 

030

Ms. Hallock

 

033

Karen Whisler, Management Services Division, DEQ

Continues with budget presentation on performance measures

054

Sen. Nelson

 

055

Chair Devlin

 

068

Ms. Hallock

 

070

Chair Devlin

 

072

Ms. Whisler

 

095

Rep. Clem

 

099

Ms. Hallock

 

112

Rep. Clem

 

120

Ms. Hallock

 

137

Rep. Garrard

 

141

Ms. Hallock

 

146

Rep. Garrard

 

153

Ms. Hallock

 

157

Chair Devlin

 

157

Ms. Whisler

 

183

Chair Devlin

 

190

Ms. Whisler

 

196

Chair Devlin

 

204

Ms. Hallock

 

224

Chair Devlin

 

226

Ms. Whisler

 

235

Rep. Garrard

 

236

Ms. Whisler

 

253

Chair Devlin

 

257

Ms. Whisler

 

280

Chair Devlin

 

284

Ms. Hallock

 

300

Chair Devlin

 

304

Ms. Hallock

 

307

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

311

Chair Devlin

 

314

Ms. Whisler

Begins discussion of proposed performance measures to be deleted

377

Chair Devlin

 

384

Ms. Hallock

 

396

Chair Devlin

 

406

Ms. Hallock

 

417

Andy Ginsburg, Administrator, Air Quality Division, DEQ

Gives responses to questions asked previously regarding air quality

TAPE 99B

 

 

001

Mr. Ginsburg

Continues with responses to questions

009

Rep. Garrard

 

021

Ms. Hallock

 

037

Rep. Garrard

 

049

Mr. Ginsburg

 

069

Chair Devlin

 

076

Mr. Ginsburg

 

088

Chair Devlin

 

090

Mr. Ginsburg

Begins DEQ presentation on Air Quality Division

165

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

169

Mr. Ginsburg

 

195

Sen. Nelson

 

197

Mr. Ginsburg

 

207

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

218

Chair Devlin

Adjourns the hearing at 9:55 AM