Joint Committee on Ways and Means 2007 Session

Public Safety Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 25, 2007

Hearing Room H-170

3:00 p.m.

Tapes: 91, 90A

 

Members Present:

Rep. Shields, Chair

Rep. Barker

Rep. Cameron

Rep. Nathanson

Sen. Westlund, Vice-Chair

Sen. Brown

Sen. Burdick

Sen. Nelson

Sen. Winters

 

Members Excused:

Rep. Hanna

 

 

Staff Present:

Robin LaMonte, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Sue Cook, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

SB 5535 Public Defense Services Commission 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 91A

 

 

003

Acting Chair Nathanson

Calls the hearing to order at 3:09 pm.

 

 

Opens a Public Hearing on SB 5535 Public Defense Services Commission.

010

Robin LaMonte, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

025

Kathryn Aylward, Director, Contract and Business Services Division, Public Defense Services Commission

Presents overview referencing Exhibit 1 from April 23, 2007.

113

Ms. LaMonte

Introduces Comparison of PDSC Request Budget to Co Chair Budget (Exhibit 1).

120

Ms. Aylward

Discusses Exhibit 1 and introduces Cost Options to Increase The Hourly Rate for Hourly Paid Public Defense Attorneys and Public Defense Salaries (Exhibit 2).

292

Sen. Westlund

 

298

Ms. Aylward

 

318

Rep. Nathanson

 

325

Ms. Aylward

 

359

Chair Shields

 

367

Ms. Aylward

 

418

Sen. Winters

 

421

Ingrid Swenson, Director, Public Defense Services Commission

 

TAPE 90B

 

 

001

Ms. Swenson

Continues her answer.

034

Chair Shields

 

038

Ms. Swenson

 

050

Ms. Aylward

 

059

Ms. LaMonte

 

062

Chair Shields

 

075

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

Presents invited oral testimony.

170

Sen. Burdick

 

177

Chief Justice De Muniz

 

183

Michael Shrunk, Multnomah County District Attorney

Presents invited oral testimony.

279

Chair Shields

 

283

Sen. Burdick

 

289

Mr. Shrunk

 

305

Sen. Burdick

 

307

Mr. Shrunk

 

319

Sen. Nelson

 

324

Mr. Shrunk

 

349

Sen. Winters

 

363

Mr. Shrunk

 

373

Sen. Winters

 

379

Mr. Shrunk

 

398

Chair Shields

 

408

Brandon Mayfield

Presents invited oral testimony.

TAPE 91B

 

 

001

Mr. Mayfield

Continues his testimony.

065

Sen. Shields

 

101

Angel Lopez, Attorney and Public Defense Contractor

Presents his oral and written testimony (Exhibit 3).

236

Rep. Cameron

 

243

Mr. Lopez

 

 

Rep. Cameron

 

259

Mr. Lopez

 

261

Rep. Cameron

 

268

Chair Shields

 

272

Jack Morris, Attorney and Public Defense Contractor

Presents invited oral testimony.

383

Chair Shields

 

391

Mr. Morris

 

401

Ms. Swenson

 

407

Chair Shields

Adjourns the hearing at 3:37 pm.