SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

TAPE LOG

 

March 27, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 P.M. Tapes 37 38

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Sen. Brad Avakian, Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson, Vice-Chair

Sen. Alan Bates

Sen. Roger Beyer

Sen. Floyd Prozanski

STAFF PRESENT: Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

Matthew Davis, Committee Assistant

Measures or Issues Heard: SB 838 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

37A

004

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

SB 838 WORK SESSION

 

022

Senator Vicki Walker, Senate District 7

 

054

Senator Rick Metsger, Senate District 26

 

068

Chair Avakian

 

071

Lee Sparling, Director of the Utility Program for Public Utility Commission

 

088

Chair Avakian

 

090

Sen. Walker

 

092

Chair Avakian

 

094

Sen. Beyer (EXHIBIT A)

 

104

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-3 amendments dated 3/20/07.

 

107

Chair Avakian

 

108

Sen. Beyer

 

116

Chair Avakian

 

119

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

122

Chair Avakian

37A

127

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-1 amendments dated 3/9/07. (EXHIBIT B)

 

128

Chair Avakian

 

130

Senator Ted Ferrioli, Senate District 30

 

149

Chair Avakian

 

150

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

156

Chair Avakian

 

157

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-5 amendments dated 3/20/07. (EXHIBIT C)

 

160

Chair Avakian

 

163

Sen. Beyer

 

176

Chair Avakian

 

178

Mike Grainey, Department of Energy

 

184

Sen. Beyer

 

197

Chair Avakian

 

199

Sen. Beyer

 

200

Sen. Atkinson

 

212

Chair Avakian

 

213

Sen. Bates

 

218

Chair Avakian

 

219

Sen. Prozanski

 

226

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

230

Chair Avakian

 

233

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-6 amendments dated 3/20/07. (EXHIBIT D)

 

240

Sen. Beyer

 

241

Chair Avakian

 

242

Sen. Beyer

 

271

Sen. Atkinson

 

283

Chair Avakian

 

285

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

287

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-7 amendments dated 3/20/07. (EXHIBIT E)

37A

292

Chair Avakian

 

293

Sen. Beyer

 

313

Chair Avakian

 

331

Sen. Beyer

 

345

Chair Avakian

 

350

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

354

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-9 amendments dated 3/19/07. (EXHBIT F)

 

358

Chair Avakian

 

360

Sen. Beyer

 

382

Chair Avakian

 

383

Sen. Atkinson

 

396

Chair Avakian

 

397

Sen. Bates

 

417

Chair Avakian

 

425

Sen. Prozanski

 

442

Chair Avakian

 

443

Sen. Beyer

38A

001

Sen. Beyer (continued)

 

006

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

014

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-11 amendments dated 3/20/07. (EXHIBIT G)

 

016

Chair Avakian

 

017

Sen. Beyer

 

033

Sen. Prozanski

 

037

Dave Heynderickx, Legislative Council

 

060

Chair Avakian

 

062

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

066

MOTION: Sen. Beyer moves to ADOPT SB 838-13 amendments dated 3/27/07. (EXHIBIT H)

 

082

Mark Nelson, Industrial Customers of Northwest Utilities

 

108

Greg Miller, Weyerhauser Public Affairs

 

135

Chair Avakian

38A

137

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

NAY: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion FAILS.

 

141

Chair Avakian

 

144

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to ADOPT SB 838-10 amendments dated 3/19/07. (EXHIBIT I)

 

147

Mike Grainey, Department of Energy

 

157

Chair Avakian

 

158

Grainey

 

159

Chair Avakian

 

160

Sen. Atkinson

 

161

Sen. Beyer

 

167

Chair Avakian

 

173

Grainey

 

175

Chair Avakian

 

178

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

182

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to ADOPT SB 838-14 amendments dated 3/27/07. (EXHIBIT J)

 

184

Chair Avakian

 

212

Sen. Atkinson

 

222

Chair Avakian

 

225

Grainey

 

245

Chair Avakian

 

248

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

250

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves SB 838 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

257

Sen. Beyer

 

265

Chair Avakian

 

269

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of removing the -2 amendments from SB 838.

 

275

Sen. Beyer

 

279

Chair Avakian

 

282

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which " Sen. Atkinson moves to ADOPT SB 838-2 amendments dated 03/15/07.".

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

38A

285

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which " Sen. Atkinson moves to ADOPT SB 838-2 amendments dated 03/15/07.".

 

286

Chair Avakian

 

295

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

299

Sen. Beyer

 

300

Chair Avakian

 

302

Sen. Beyer

 

307

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves SB 838 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

313

Sen. Beyer

 

325

Chair Avakian

 

337

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Atkinson, Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Avakian declares that the motion CARRIES.

SEN. AVAKIAN AND SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

339

Sen. Prozanski

 

347

Chair Avakian

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

 

 

Jeff Hammarlund, Adjunct Associate Professor, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University (EXHIBIT K)

 

349

Chair Avakian adjourns the meeting at 4:05 pm

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 37 pp
  2. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 1 p
  3. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 36 pp
  4. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 37 pp
  5. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 36 pp
  6. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 37 pp
  7. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 6 pp
  8. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Roger Beyer, 17 pp
  9. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Floyd Prozanski, 8 pp
  10. SB 838, proposed amendments, Sen. Floyd Prozanski, 52 pp
  11. SB 838, written testimony, Jeff Hammarlund, 4 pp