SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE

 

April 25, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 PM  Tapes 53 - 54

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Floyd Prozanski, Chair

Sen. Roger Beyer, Vice-Chair

Sen. Brad Avakian

Sen. Avel Gordly

Sen. Rod Monroe

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

Brian Egger, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:                                                                                                                                                         SB 858 – Work Session

                                                SB 504 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 762 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 248 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 506 – Public Hearing

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

53A

003

Chair Prozanski calls the meeting to order at 3:15 p.m.

SB 858 – WORK SESSION

 

013

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

023

Chair Prozanski

 

027

Sen. Beyer

 

038

Chair Prozanski

 

040

Sen. Gordly

 

042

Chair Prozanski

 

047

MOTION:  Sen. Avakian moves to ADOPT SB 858-3 amendments dated 4/24/07.

 

054

VOTE:  4-1-0

AYE:               4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY:               1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

 

056

MOTION:  Sen. Avakian moves SB 858 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Rules.

 

060

Sen. Beyer

 

063

Sen. Gordly

 

070

Sen. Monroe

 

088

Chair Prozanski

53A

091

VOTE:  4-1-0

AYE:               4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY:               1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

 

109

Chair Prozanski recesses the meeting at 3:23 p.m.

 

110

Chair Prozanski reconvenes the meeting at 3:25 p.m.

SB 504 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

118

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT B)

 

125

Chair Prozanski

 

136

Anthony Miller, Barrett Business Services (EXHIBIT C)

 

161

John Shilts, Administrator, Workers’ Compensation Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT D)

 

203

Sen. Avakian

 

210

Miller

 

213

Shilts

 

228

Sen. Avakian

 

235

Shilts

 

243

Sen. Avakian

 

250

Chair Prozanski

 

255

Miller

 

266

Chair Prozanski

 

277

Sen. Gordly

 

278

Shilts

 

280

Sen. Gordly

 

286

Shilts

 

293

Sen. Monroe

 

316

Miller

 

325

Sen. Beyer

 

334

Shilts

 

343

Chair Prozanski

SB 504 – WORK SESSION

 

352

MOTION:  Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 504-2 amendments dated 4/25/07.

 

355

Chair Prozanski

 

365

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Prozanski, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

367

MOTION:  Sen. Beyer moves SB 504 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

371

Sen. Avakian

 

392

Sen. Beyer

 

403

VOTE:  5-0-0

53A

 

Chair Prozanski, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

407

Chair Prozanski

SB 762 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

416

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator  (EXHIBIT E)

54A

008

Chair Prozanski

 

011

Greg Miller, Associated General Contractors

 

033

John Shilts, Administrator, Workers’ Compensation Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT F)

 

054

Chair Prozanski

SB 762 – WORK SESSION

 

058

MOTION:  Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 726-1 amendments dated 4/16/07.

 

060

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Prozanski, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

061

MOTION:  Sen. Beyer moves SB 762 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

063

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Prozanski, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONROE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

066

Chair Prozanski

SB 248 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

078

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT G)

 

083

Roger Hennagin, Portland OR

 

163

Chair Prozanski

 

177

Jim Craven, American Electronic Association

 

212

Chair Prozanski

SB 506 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

222

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT H)

 

227

Chair Prozanski

 

229

Linda Barno, Co-Chair, Oregon Self-Insurers Association (EXHIBIT I)

 

285

John Shilts, Administrator, Workers’ Compensation Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT J)

 

345

Sen. Avakian

 

357

Barno

 

360

Sen. Avakian

 

366

Barno

 

370

Chair Prozanski

54A

373

Chair Prozanski adjourns the meeting at 4:09 p.m.

 

374

Chair Prozanski reconvenes the meeting at 4:10 p.m.

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

SB 858, prepared testimony, Rick Bennett, 1p (EXHIBIT K)

SB 858, prepared testimony, Shirley Dempsey, 1 p (EXHIBIT L)

 

380

Chair Prozanski adjourns the meeting at 4:11 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 858, -3 amendment, staff, 2 pp
  2. SB 504, -2 amendment, staff, 14 pp
  3. SB 504, prepared testimony, Anthony Miller, 1 p
  4. SB 504, prepared testimony, John Shilts, 2 pp
  5. SB 762, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p
  6. SB 762, prepared testimony, John Shilts, 1 p
  7. SB 248, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p
  8. SB 506, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p
  9. SB 506, prepared testimony, Linda Barno, 2 pp
  10. SB 506, prepared testimony, John Shilts, 2 pp
  11. SB 858, prepared testimony, Rick Bennett, 1 p
  12. SB 858, prepared testimony, Shirley Dempsey, 1 p