Joint Committee on Ways and Means 2007 Session

Public Safety Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

February 5, 2007

Hearing Room H-170

3:00 p.m.

Tapes: 21, 22A

 

Members Present:

Rep. Shields, Chair

Rep. Barker

Rep. Cameron

Rep. Hanna

Rep. Nathanson

Sen. Brown

Sen. Burdick

Sen. Nelson

 

 

Members Excused:

 

Sen. Westlund, Vice-Chair

Sen. Winters

 

Staff Present:

Doug Wilson, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

John Borden, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Sue Cook, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

Work Session on SB 5016 Council on Court Procedures

Work Session SB 5519 Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability

Public Hearing on SB 5520 Department of Justice

 

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 21A

 

 

003

Chair Shields

Calls the hearing to order at 3:05 pm.

 

 

Opens Work Session on SB 5519 Judicial Fitness and Disability.

008

John Borden, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Presents Legislative Fiscal Office summery Memorandum (Exhibit 1).

023

Chair Shields

 

026

Rep. Nathanson

Moves that the -1 Amendment to SB 5519 be adopted.

033

Chair Shields

Recess committee.

 

Chair Shields

Reopens Work Session.

035

Chair Shields

 

042

Rep Nathanson

Move to send SB 5519 as amended to the full committee with do pass recommendation.

 

 

Vote: 8-0-2

Exc.: Senators Westlund and Winters

040

Chair Shields

Hearing no objections, declares the motion CARRIED.

050

Mr. Borden

 

085

Sen. Brown

 

090

Mr. Borden

 

096

Susan Issacs, Executive Director, Judicial Fitness and Disability

 

125

Sen. Brown

 

132

Chair Shields

 

133

Ms. Issacs

 

135

Chair Shields

 

140

Rep. Nathanson

 

 

Chair Shields

 

157

Rep. Nathanson

Moves that the Legislative Fiscal Office recommendations regarding the Key Performance Measures be adopted and sent to the Full Committee.

 

 

Vote: 8-0-2

Exc.: Senators Westlund and Winters

160

Chair Shields

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

170

Chair Shields

Opens Work Session on HB 5016, Council on Court Procedures.

175

Mr. Borden

Discusses Memorandum on HB 5016 (Exhibit 2) and Summary of Finding and Recommendations (Exhibit 3).

210

Chair Shields

 

 

Sen. Nelson

 

215

Mr. Borden

 

 

Sen. Nelson

 

230

Sen. Burdick

 

233

Mr. Borden

 

237

Sen. Burdick

 

240

Mr. Borden

 

253

Sen. Burdick

 

255

Mr. Borden

 

280

Chair Shields

 

290

Mr. Borden

 

300

Chair Shields

 

315

Professor Peterson, Council on Court Procedures

 

316

Katherine Clark, Council Member, Council on Court Procedures

 

402

Chair Shields

 

410

Ms. Clark

 

430

Rep. Nathanson

 

TAPE 22A

 

 

002

Rep. Nathanson

Continues with her question.

005

Mr. Borden

 

015

Ms. Clark

 

045

Chair Shields

Closes Work Session on HB 5016 Council on Court Procedures.

 

 

Opens Public Hearing on SB 5520 Department of Justice.

050

Steve Bushong, Chief Counsel and Division Head, Department of Justice

Discusses Exhibit 5 from the SubCommittee meeting on Thursday February 1, 2007.

150

Rep. Hanna

 

 

Mr. Bushong

 

 

Rep. Hanna

 

160

Mr. Bushong

 

275

Chair Shields

 

 

Mr. Bushong

 

290

Chair Shields

 

 

Mr. Bushong

 

 

Sen. Brown

 

310

Mr. Bushong

 

360

Chair Shields

 

375

Mary Williams, Solicitor General & Division Head, Department of Justice

Discusses the Appellate Section of Exhibit 5 of February 1, 2007 SubCommittee meeting.

 

Mr. Wilson

 

 

Ms. Williams

 

TAPE 21B

 

 

000

Ms. Williams

Continues her presentation.

155

Chair Shields

 

157

Ms. Williams

 

 

Sen. Brown

 

170

Ms. Williams

 

180

Rep. Hanna

 

200

Ms. Williams

 

201

Chair Shields

 

202

Mr. Wilson

 

205

Chair Shields

Adjourns the hearing at 4:26 pm.