SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE

 

May 09, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 PM Tapes 61 - 63

 

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: HB 2202A Work Session

HB 2247A Work Session

HB 2253 Work Session

HB 2254 Work Session

HB 2255 Work Session

HB 2259 Work Session

HB 2260 Work Session

HB 2943A Work Session

HB 2891 Public Hearing

HB 2892, 2893 Public Hearing

HB 2891 Public Hearing

HB 2891, 2892, 2893 Public Hearing

HB 2220 Work Session

HB 2891, 2892, 2893 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

61A

003

Chair Prozanski calls the meeting to order at 3:11 p.m.

HB 2202A WORK SESSION

 

016

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

024

Chair Prozanski

 

026

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves to ADOPT HB 2202A-6 amendments dated 5/4/07.

 

036

Braun

 

043

Chair Prozanski

 

052

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

61A

054

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2202A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

060

Sen. Gordly

 

064

Braun

 

067

Chair Prozanski

 

069

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

SEN. PROZANSKI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

072

Chair Prozanski

HB 2247A WORK SESSION

 

076

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT B)

 

083

Chair Prozanski

 

085

Braun

 

090

Chair Prozanski

 

092

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves to ADOPT HB 2247A-2 amendments dated 5/9/07.

 

094

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

 

096

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2247A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

100

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

SEN. MONROE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

102

Chair Prozanski

HB 2253 WORK SESSION

 

104

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT C)

 

109

Chair Prozanski

 

117

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2253 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

120

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

SEN. AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

121

Chair Prozanski

HB 2254 WORK SESSION

61A

123

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

126

Chair Prozanski

 

129

MOTION: Sen. Monroe moves HB 2254 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

132

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

SEN. GORDLY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

134

Chair Prozanski

HB 2255 WORK SESSION

 

136

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

140

Chair Prozanski

 

142

MOTION: Sen. Monroe moves HB 2255 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

146

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

SEN. GORDLY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

148

Chair Prozanski

HB 2259 WORK SESSION

 

150

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

155

Chair Prozanski

 

157

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2259 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

157

Avakian moves HB 2259 do pass

 

160

Sen. Avakian

 

163

Braun

 

165

Sen. Avakian

 

170

Braun

 

172

Chair Prozanski

 

174

Sen. Avakian

 

181

Chair Prozanski

 

186

Sen. Avakian

 

188

Sen. Monroe

 

194

Chair Prozanski

 

201

Sen. Beyer

 

206

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Beyer

 

 

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

SEN. MONROE will lead discussion on the floor.

61A

208

Chair Prozanski

HB 2260 WORK SESSION

 

212

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

217

Chair Prozanski

 

220

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2260 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

222

Sen. Gordly

 

241

Sen. Beyer

 

256

Sen. Avakian

 

262

Chair Prozanski

 

265

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. PROZANSKI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

268

Chair Prozanski

HB 2943A WORK SESSION

 

275

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT D)

 

284

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves to ADOPT HB 2943A-2 amendments dated 5/8/07.

 

289

Chair Prozanski

 

297

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

 

299

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2943A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

308

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

SEN. AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

315

Chair Prozanski

HB 2891 PUBLIC HEARING

 

320

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT E)

 

339

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

351

Tom Chamberlain, President, AFL-CIO (EXHIBIT F)

 

394

Sen. Monroe

 

397

Chair Prozanski

 

401

Richard Schwarz, Executive Director, AFT-Oregon (EXHIBIT G)

62A

028

John Lepink, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

066

Sen. Beyer

 

071

Chamberlain

 

075

Sen. Beyer

62A

080

Chamberlain

 

087

Sen. Beyer

 

089

Chamberlain

 

095

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

100

Diane Rosenbaum, State Representative, District 42

 

161

Sen. Monroe

 

165

Chair Prozanski

HB 2892, 2893 PUBLIC HEARING

 

169

Diane Rosenbaum, State Representative, District 42

 

232

Chair Prozanski

 

240

Sen. Monroe

 

246

Rosenbaum

 

258

Sen. Monroe

 

264

Chair Prozanski

 

270

Bruce Hanna, State Representative, District 7 (EXHIBIT H)

 

345

Sen. Avakian

 

356

Hanna

 

366

Sen. Avakian

 

380

Hanna

 

392

Sen. Avakian

 

395

Hanna

 

402

Sen. Monroe

 

421

Hanna

 

424

Chair Prozanski

 

428

Hanna

 

433

Chair Prozanski

61B

007

Mitch Greenlick, State Representative, District 33

 

057

Sen. Monroe

 

075

Greenlick

 

086

Hanna

 

108

Chair Prozanski

HB 2891 PUBLIC HEARING

 

118

Grover Simmons, Independent Adult Foster Home Association (EXHIBIT I)

 

145

Chair Prozanski

 

156

Simmons

HB 2891, 2892, 2893 PUBLIC HEARING

 

177

Bill Perry, Oregon Restaurant Association

 

201

Ana Campean (EXHIBIT J)

61B

238

Chair Prozanski

 

240

Sen. Gordly

 

253

Campean

 

257

Chair Prozanski

 

267

Karen Campbell (EXHIBIT K)

 

320

Adrian Nicoala

 

343

Monica Hada

 

391

Chair Prozanski

 

404

Olimpia Sacaciu

62B

013

Tudor Roshu

 

039

Bruce Bishop, Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (EXHIBIT L N)

 

082

Chair Prozanski

HB 2220 WORK SESSION

 

089

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT O)

 

93

Chair Prozanski

 

105

Paul Romain, Oregon Farmworkers Association

 

132

Chair Prozanski

 

152

David Tatman, Administrator, Department of Consumer and Business Services

 

175

Gerald Upshaw (EXHIBIT P)

 

195

Chair Prozanski

 

198

Sen. Gordly

 

201

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT HB 2220-1 amendments dated 3/20/07.

 

205

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

 

207

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves HB 2220 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

209

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

210

Chair Prozanski

HB 2891, 2892, 2893 PUBLIC HEARING

 

212

Chair Prozanski

 

229

Joe Schafer

 

258

Sen. Gordly

 

262

Joe Schafer

 

268

Sen. Gordly

62B

274

Joe Schafer

 

277

Chair Prozanski

 

284

Joe Schafer

 

291

Tom Chamberlain, President, AFL-CIO (EXHIBITS Q R)

 

327

Hilary Mortensen (EXHIBIT S)

 

398

Chair Prozanski

 

410

Bill Groesz (EXHIBIT T)

63A

011

Russell Evans (EXHIBIT U)

 

052

John Lee, Providence Health System (EXHIBIT V)

 

092

Chair Prozanski

 

095

Bob Scheri, Peace Health

 

134

Sen. Avakian

 

149

Lee

 

151

Chair Prozanski

 

159

Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau (EXHIBIT W)

 

183

Jeff Stone, Oregon Association of Nurseries (EXHIBIT X)

 

201

Ann Denecke, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (EXHIBIT Y)

 

231

Sen. Avakian

 

235

Chair Prozanski

 

261

Ricardo Rodriguez

 

299

Courtney Niebel (EXHIBIT Z)

 

364

Charley Finger (EXHIBIT AA)

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

 

 

HB 2893, LC Letter, Brian Boquist, 3 pp (EXHIBIT BB)

HB 2891, 2892, 2893, prepared testimony, Dianne Billings, 1 p (EXHIBIT CC)

HB 2893, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p (EXHIBIT DD)

HB 2893, -2 amendment, staff, 1 p (EXHIBIT EE)

 

409

Chair Prozanski adjourns the meeting at 5:33 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2202A, -6 amendment, staff, 1 p
  2. HB 2247A, -2 amendment, staff, 8 pp
  3. HB 2253, prepared testimony, Marcia Ohlemiller, 2 pp
  4. HB 2943, -2 amendment, staff, 1 p
  5. HB 2891, -1 amendment, staff, 2 pp
  6. HB 2891, prepared testimony, Tom Chamberlain, 2 pp
  7. HB 2891, prepared testimony, Richard Schwarz, 6 pp
  8. HB 2893, -3 amendment, Bruce Hanna, 1 p
  9. HB 2891, prepared testimony, Grover Simmons, 2 pp
  10. HB 2891, prepared testimony, Ana Campean, 3 pp
  11. HB 2891, prepared testimony, Karen Campbell, 1 p
  12. HB 2891, prepared testimony, Bruce Bishop, 6 pp
  13. HB 2892, prepared testimony, Bruce Bishop, 4 pp
  14. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Bruce Bishop, 3 pp
  15. HB 2220, -1 amendment, staff, 2 pp
  16. HB 2220, prepared testimony, Gerald Upshaw , 1 p
  17. HB 2892, prepared testimony, Tom Chamberlain, 2 pp
  18. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Tom Chamberlain, 3 pp
  19. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Hilary Mortensen, 2 pp
  20. HB 2891, 2892, 2893, prepared testimony, Bill Groesz, 1 p
  21. HB 2891, 2892, 2893, prepared testimony, Russell Evans, 3 pp
  22. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Russ Danielson, 2 pp
  23. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Don Schellenberg, 1 p
  24. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Jeff Stone, 1 p
  25. HB 2893, prepared testimony, Ann Denecke, 3 pp
  26. HB 2891, HB 2892, HB 2893, Courtney Niebel, 2 pp

AA. HB 2891, HB 2892, HB 2893, Charley Finger, 1 p

BB. HB 2893, LC Letter, Brian Boquist, 3 pp

CC. HB 2891, 2892, 2893, prepared testimony, Dianne Billings, 1 p

DD. HB 2893, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p

EE. HB 2893, -2 amendment, staff, 1 p