SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE

 

May 23, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 PM Tapes 71 - 72

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Sen. Floyd Prozanski, Chair

Sen. Roger Beyer, Vice-Chair

Sen. Brad Avakian

Sen. Avel Gordly

Sen. Rod Monroe

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:

 

STAFF PRESENT: Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

Brian Egger, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD: HB 2256 A Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2258 A Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2460 Public Hearing

HB 2485 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2622 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2635 Public Hearing

HB 2261 A Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3400 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 2203 A Work Session

HB 2204 A Work Session

 

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

71A

003

Chair Prozanski calls the meeting to order at 3:10 p.m.

HB 2256 A PUBLIC HEARING

 

017

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

020

Chair Prozanski

 

028

Dan Gardner, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor and Industries (EXHIBITS A C)

 

058

Sen. Monroe

 

062

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

066

Nargess Shadbeh, Director, Oregon Law Center (EXHIBIT D)

 

086

Gardner

 

088

Sen. Monroe

 

089

Gardner

71A

093

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2256 A WORK SESSION

 

098

MOTION: Sen. Monroe moves to ADOPT HB 2256A-5 amendments dated 5/23/07.

 

101

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Prozanski

 

 

Vice-Chair Beyer, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

103

MOTION: Sen. Monroe moves HB 2256A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

105

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Prozanski

 

 

Vice-Chair Beyer, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONROE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

107

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2258 A PUBLIC HEARING

 

109

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

112

Dan Gardner, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor and Industries (EXHIBIT E)

 

130

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

133

Gardner

 

148

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2258 A WORK SESSION

 

153

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2258A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

155

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Prozanski

 

 

Vice-Chair Beyer, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

155

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2622 PUBLIC HEARING

 

177

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

187

Mary Botkin, AFSCME

 

203

Colleen Savage, AFSCME

 

213

Sen. Monroe

 

218

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

223

Botkin

 

234

Sen. Gordly

 

237

Savage

 

254

Sen. Gordly

 

260

Vice-Chair Beyer

71A

263

Botkin

 

265

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

275

Botkin

 

284

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2622 WORK SESSION

 

299

MOTION: Sen. Gordly moves HB 2622 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

302

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Vice-Chair Beyer, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. GORDLY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

305

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2635 PUBLIC HEARING

 

308

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBITS F G)

 

317

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

324

Felisa Hagins, SEIU Local 503

 

333

George Okulit, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

 

366

Patty Rissberger, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

 

395

Hagins

 

399

Sen. Monroe

HB 2261 A PUBLIC HEARING

72A

003

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT H)

 

006

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

009

Dan Gardner, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor and Industries (EXHIBIT I)

 

016

Steve Simms, Oregon State Apprenticeship and Training Council

 

055

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

057

Simms

 

059

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

065

Braun

 

071

Simms

 

073

Sen. Avakian

 

075

Gardner

 

077

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

079

Simms

 

081

Bob Shiprack, Oregon Building and Construction Trades Council

 

105

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

107

Shiprack

 

116

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

118

Shiprack

72A

122

Gardner

 

131

Sen. Gordly

 

135

Shiprack

 

137

Simms

 

179

Sen. Gordly

 

183

Shiprack

 

186

Sen. Gordly

 

188

Simms

 

190

Sen. Gordly

 

194

Simms

 

215

Sen. Gordly

 

217

Simms

 

239

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

243

Gardner

 

252

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

254

Simms

 

257

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

261

Gardner

 

272

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

275

Simms

 

294

Vice-Chair Beyer

 

300

Sen. Gordly

 

306

Simms

 

323

Vice-Chair Beyer

HB 2261 A WORK SESSION

 

343

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

346

Sen. Beyer

 

352

Sen. Gordly

 

355

Sen. Monroe

HB 3400 PUBLIC HEARING

 

367

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator

 

372

Chair Prozanski

 

382

Kevin Jensen, Business Manager, Ironworkers Local 29 (EXHIBIT J)

71B

016

Chair Prozanski

 

024

Michael Wood, Administrator, Oregon OSHA, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT K)

 

041

Bob Shiprack, Oregon Building and Construction Trades Council

 

046

Sen. Beyer

 

054

Shiprack

71B

059

Sen. Beyer

 

062

Jensen

 

066

Sen. Beyer

 

072

Chair Prozanski

 

077

Jessica Adamson, Oregon Association of General Contractors

 

105

Chair Prozanski

 

109

Adamson

 

112

Sen. Beyer

 

114

Adamson

 

117

Sen. Monroe

 

120

Adamson

 

124

Chair Prozanski

HB 3400 WORK SESSION

 

128

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 3400 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

131

Sen. Beyer

 

151

Sen. Avakian

 

161

Sen. Monroe

 

174

Sen. Beyer

 

181

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

185

Chair Prozanski

HB 2460, HB 2485 PUBLIC HEARING

 

196

Diane Rosenbaum, State Representative, District 42 (EXHIBITS L M)

 

282

Chair Prozanski

 

292

Rosenbaum (EXHIBIT N)

 

334

Sen. Monroe

 

337

Sen. Beyer

 

342

Rosenbaum

 

353

Dan Gardner, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor and Industries (EXHIBIT O)

 

366

Chair Prozanski

HB 2485 PUBLIC HEARING

 

377

Marcia Kelly, American Federation of University Women

HB 2485 WORK SESSION

 

408

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2485 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

71B

411

Sen. Beyer

 

413

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. GORDLY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

416

Chair Prozanski

HB 2460 PUBLIC HEARING

72B

004

Chair Prozanski

 

014

Steve Lanning, Oregon AFL-CIO

 

025

Neajuna Nixon-Clarey, State Operated Community Group Homes (EXHIBIT P)

 

044

Joe Thurman, AFSCME

 

049

Dr. Lorraine Scatch, AFSCME (EXHIBIT Q)

 

063

Chair Prozanski

 

067

Lisa Trussell, Association of Oregon Industries

 

092

Chair Prozanski

HB 2261 A WORK SESSION

 

096

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves HB 2261 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

098

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

SEN. MONROE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

102

Chair Prozanski

HB 2203 A WORK SESSION

 

108

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT R)

 

121

Chair Prozanski

 

130

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves to ADOPT HB 2203A-8 amendments dated 5/23/07.

 

132

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

 

136

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2203A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

138

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

140

Chair Prozanski

HB 2204 A WORK SESSION

 

146

Anna Braun, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT S)

 

158

Tina Kotek, State Representative, District 44 (EXHIBIT T)

72B

174

Galen Gamble (EXHIBIT U)

 

216

Chair Prozanski

 

219

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves to ADOPT HB 2204A-4 amendments dated 4/27/07.

 

223

Sen. Gordly

 

226

Sen. Beyer (EXHIBIT V)

 

237

Sen. Monroe

 

243

Braun

 

252

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Avakian, Gordly, Monroe, Prozanski

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion CARRIED.

 

260

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT HB 2204A-5 amendments dated 5/22/07.

 

269

Braun

 

273

Sen. Beyer

 

288

Sen. Avakian

 

292

Chair Prozanski

 

318

Sen. Monroe

 

322

Sen. Beyer

 

326

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Beyer, Gordly

NAY: 3 - Avakian, Monroe, Prozanski

 

 

Chair Prozanski declares the motion FAILED.

 

329

Chair Prozanski

 

339

MOTION: Sen. Avakian moves HB 2204A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

343

Sen. Beyer

 

348

Sen. Gordly

 

358

Sen. Beyer

 

362

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.

 

372

Chair Prozanski adjourns the meeting at 5:03 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2256 A, prepared testimony, Dan Gardner, 2 pp
  2. HB 2256 A, -A3 amendment, staff, 1 p
  3. HB 2256 A, -A5 amendment, staff, 1 p
  4. HB 2256 A, prepared testimony, Nargess Shadbeh, 1p
  5. HB 2258 A, prepared testimony, Dan Gardner, 2 pp
  6. HB 2635, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p
  7. HB 2635, -2 amendment, staff, 1 p
  8. HB 2261 A, -A2 amendment, staff, 1 p
  9. HB 2261 A, prepared testimony, Dan Gardner, 3 pp
  10. HB 3400, prepared testimony, Kevin Jensen, 32 pp
  11. HB 3400, prepared testimony, Michael Wood, 2 pp
  12. HB 2460, prepared testimony, Diane Rosenbaum, 1 p
  13. HB 2460, -1 amendment, staff, 1 p
  14. HB 2485, prepared testimony, Diane Rosenbaum, 1 p
  15. HB 2485, prepared testimony, Dan Gardner, 2 pp
  16. HB 2460, prepared testimony, Neajuana Nixon-Clarey, 1 p
  17. HB 2460, prepared testimony, Lorraine Skach, 2 pp
  18. HB 2203 A, -A8 amendment, staff, 4 pp
  19. HB 2204 A, -A4 amendment, staff, 3 pp
  20. HB 2204 A, prepared testimony, Tina Kotek, 1 p
  21. HB 2204 A, prepared testimony, Galen Gamble, 2 pp
  22. HB 2204 A, -A5 amendment, staff, 1 p