SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

TAPE LOG

April 3, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 P.M. Tapes  43 – 44

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Brad Avakian, Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson, Vice-Chair

Sen. Alan. Bates

Sen. Roger Beyer

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Sen. Floyd Prozanski

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

Matthew Davis, Committee Assistant

                                               

Measures or Issues Heard:            SB 707 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 680 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 892 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 711 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 949 – 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

43A

004

Chair Avakian calls the meeting to order at 3:06 p.m.

SB 707 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

018

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

033

Chair Avakian

 

038

Jack McGowan, Executive Director Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism

 

110

Chair Avakian

 

114

McGowan

 

120

Chair Avakian

 

126

Bob Santesson

 

181

Chair Avakian 

 

183

Marjorie Easley, League of Women Voters (EXHIBIT B)

 

200

Chair Avakian

 

201

John Matthews, Garden Services, Salem, Oregon

 

275

Chair Avakian

 

287

Adam Haas, Convergence Communications

 

331

Chair Avakian

 

332

Don Schellenberg, Oregon Farm Bureau

43A

384

Linn Lundquist, President of the Oregon Business Association

44A

001

Lundquist (continued)

 

005

Chair Avakian

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

 

 

Brian Flaherty, Nestle Waters North America (EXHIBIT M)

 

 

Daniel Floyd, Northwest Grocery Association (EXHIBIT N)

SB 680 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

014

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

 

024

Senator Rick Metsger, Senate District 26

 

061

Sen. Beyer

 

062

Sen. Metsger

 

065

Sen. Beyer

 

067

Sen. Avakian

 

074

Trey Carskadon, Oregon Sport Fishing Association, (EXHIBIT C)

 

118

Les Helgeson, Native Fish Society (EXHIBIT D)

 

184

Chair Avakian

 

193

Roy Elicker, Deputy Director of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife (EXHIBITS E,F)

 

243

Roger Fuhrrman, Information and Administration Director, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

271

Chair Avakian

 

272

Sen. Bates

 

275

Elicker

 

290

Sen. Bates

 

314

Chair Avakian

 

320

Phil Donovan, Policy Advisor Northwest Steelheaders

 

345

Marc Davis, President of the Association of Northwest Steelheaders

 

372

Chair Avakian

 

374

Tom Wolf, Executive Director of Trout Unlimited (EXHIBIT G)

 

436

Chair Avakian

 

437

Sen. Beyer

43B

001

Sen. Beyer (continued)

 

008

Wolf

 

020

Chair Avakian

 

024

Sen. Atkinson

 

028

Dennis Richey, Executive Director of Oregon Anglers (EXHIBIT H)

 

068

Fred Van Natta, Salem Oregon

 

094

Tony Meeker, President of Oregon Anglers

 

110

Chair Avakian

43B

111

Sen. Beyer

 

114

Sen. Meeker

 

115

Chair Avakian

 

117

Van Natta

 

123

Chair Avakian

SB – 680 WORK SESSION

 

124

MOTION:  Sen. Beyer moves SB 680 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

127

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Prozanski

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SB 892 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

137

Sue Marshall

 

138

Sen. Beyer District 9

 

161

Ron Harder, Oregon Consultant for the National Rifle Association (EXHIBIT I)

 

218

Sen. Atkinson

 

254

Harder

 

259

Sen. Bates

 

261

Sen. Beyer

 

266

Chair Avakian

 

271

Al Elkins, Oregon Hunter’s Association

 

274

Rick Williams, Vice President Oregon Hunter’s Association

 

331

John Thiebes, Regional Wildlife Biologist for the National Wild Turkey Federation (EXHIBIT J)

 

368

Chair Avakian

 

376

Roy Elicker, Deputy Director for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (EXHIBIT K)

SB 892 – WORK SESSION

 

388

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB  892-1 amendments dated 4/2/07.

 

 

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Prozanski

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

396

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves SB 892 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

399

Sen. Beyer

 

403

Chair Avakian

 

404

Bates

43B

406

Chair Avakian

 

412

Sen. Atkinson

 

416

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Prozanski

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 711 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

433

Sue Marshall

44B

001

Marshall continued

 

012

Glen Cloyd, Oregon Sportsmen’s Association

(EXHIBIT L)

 

051

Al Elkins Oregon Hunters Association

 

058

Chair Avakian

SB 949 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

065

Chair Avakian

 

068

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

 

079

Diana Enright, Assistant Director Department of Energy

 

091

Chris Beatty, Trillium Fiber Fuels

 

122

Chair Avakian

 

132

Chair Avakian adjourns the meeting at 4:46 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 707, proposed amendments, staff, 7 pp
  2. SB 707, written testimony, Marjorie Easley, 1 p
  3. SB 680, written testimony, Trey Carskadon, 2 pp
  4. SB 680, written testimony, Les Helgeson, 3 pp
  5. SB 680, written testimony, Roy Elicker, 2 pp
  6. SB 680, informational packet, Roy Elicker, 65 pp
  7. SB 680, written testimony, Tom Wolf, 1 p
  8. SB 680, written testimony, Dennis Richey, 1 p
  9. SB 892, written testimony, Rod Harder, 2 pp
  10. SB 892, fact sheet, John Thiebes, 1 p
  11. SB 892, written testimony and fact sheet, Roy Elicker, 3 pp
  12. SB 711, informational packet, Glen Cloyd, 11 pp
  13. SB 707, informational packet, Brian Flaherty, 3 pp
  14. SB 707, informational packet, Daniel Floyd, 82 pp