Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Public Safety Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 19, 2007

Hearing Room H-170

3:00 p.m.

Tapes: 87A, 86B

 

Members Present:

Rep. Shields, Chair

Rep. Barker

Rep. Cameron

Rep. Hanna

Rep. Nathanson

Sen. Winters

 

Members Excused:

Rep. Barker

Sen. Westlund, Vice-Chair

Sen. Brown

Sen. Burdick

Sen. Nelson

 

Staff Present:

Robin LaMonte, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Sue Cook, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

SB 5518 Oregon Judicial Department – Public Hearing and Public Testimony

 

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 87A

 

 

003

Chair Shields

Calls the hearing to order at 3:09 pm.

 

 

Opens Public Testimony on SB 5518 Oregon Judicial Department.

 

Mary E. Fagan, CSR, RMR

Presents oral and written testimony (Exhibit 1).

036

Karen Eichorn, Oregon Court Reporter

Presents oral testimony.

054

Mark Comstock, Oregon State Bar

Presents oral and written testimony (Exhibit 2); E-Filing in State Courts Task Force Report November 2006 (Exhibit 3).

104

Chair Shields

 

107

Mr. Comstock

 

168

Chair Shields

 

172

Karen Nibbler, League of Women Voters of Oregon

Presents oral and written testimony (Exhibit 4).

261

Chair Shields

 

265

Neva Hutchinson, Citizen Review Board

Presents oral and written testimony (Exhibit 5).

350

Chair Shields

Opens Public Hearing on SB 5518 Oregon Judicial Department.

362

Paul J. De Muniz, Chief Justice, Oregon Supreme Court

 

365

Sarah Gates, Deputy Court Administrators

Introduces Spreadsheet Chief Justice’s (CJ) Adjusted  Recommended Budget (Exhibit 6); Memorandum dated April 18, 2007 regarding Follow-up questions from the April 16, 2007 SubCommittee meeting (Exhibit 7); Memorandum dated April 19, 200 from Sarah Gates, deputy Court Administrator (Exhibit 8).

398

Bud Borja, Chief Information Officer, Judicial Department

Presents overview referencing Exhibit 5 from April 11, 2007.

TAPE 86B

 

 

000

Mr. Borja

Continues his overview presentation.

065

Ms. Gates

 

085

Chair Shields

 

087

Ms. Gates

 

092

Chair Shields

 

096

Ms. Gates

 

128

Sen. Winters

 

129

Leola McKenzie

 

132

Sen. Winters

 

134

Ms. McKenzie

 

138

Sen. Winters

 

139

Ms. McKenzie

 

142

Ms. Gates

 

181

Rep. Nathanson

 

184

Ms. Gates

 

192

Rep. Nathanson

 

199

Ms. Gates

 

205

Chief Justice De Muniz

Presents concluding remarks.

380

Chair Shields

Adjourns the hearing at 4:08 pm.

 

 

 

 

Additional Exhibit:

 

Witness Registration Sheet (Exhibit 9).

Testimony of Sybil Hebb, The Oregon Law Center (Exhibit 10).

Memorandum from Chief Justice De Muniz re: letters of support of the Oregon Judicial Department (Exhibit 11).