SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

TAPE LOG

 

April 26, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 P.M. Tapes 69 70

 

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 576 Work Session

SB1011 Work Session

SB 665 Work Session

SB 737 Work Session

SB 883 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 239 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 683 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1044 Work Session

SB 98 Public Hearing and 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

69A

004

Chair Avakian calls the meeting to order at 3:09 p.m.

SB 576 WORK SESSION

 

045

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A,B)

 

047

Chair Avakian

 

051

Cindy Robert, American Institute of Architects

 

067

Chair Avakian

 

068

Robert

 

070

Chair Avakian

 

071

Robert

 

073

Sen. Prozanski

 

074

Robert

 

075

Chair Avakian

 

078

John Blumenthal, President Elect, American Institute of Architects

 

082

Chair Avakian

69A

084

Sen. Beyer

 

085

Chair Avakian

 

088

Sen. Beyer

 

090

Betty Merrill, Dept of Energy

 

091

Sen. Beyer

 

094

Merrill

 

097

Sen. Beyer

 

099

Merrill

 

100

Sen. Beyer

 

102

Merrill

 

104

Sen. Beyer

 

105

Chair Avakian

 

112

Paul Rainey, Association of Oregon Housing Authorities

 

124

Chair Avakian

 

129

John Fletcher, Oregon Department of Housing and Community Services

 

132

Chair Avakian

 

139

Robert

 

152

Chair Avakian

 

154

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves to ADOPT SB 576-4 amendments dated 4/26/07.

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

157

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

163

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves to ADOPT SB 576-6 amendments dated 4/26/07.

 

165

Chair Avakian

 

175

Sen. Atkinson

 

176

Sen. Prozanski

 

185

Sen. Beyer

 

190

Sen. Bates

 

201

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Bates, Beyer, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 1 - Atkinson

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

 

202

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves SB 576 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

206

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

211

Chair Avakian

SB 1011 WORK SESSION

69A

214

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT C)

 

223

Randy Tucker, Legislative Affairs Manager, Metro

 

233

Chair Avakian

 

234

Tucker

 

236

Chair Avakian

 

238

MOTION: Sen. Bates moves to ADOPT SB 1011-5 amendments dated 4/24/07.

 

240

Sen. Beyer

 

244

Chair Avakian

 

245

Sen. Beyer

 

249

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Atkinson, Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

 

253

Sen. Bates

 

255

MOTION: Sen. Bates moves SB 1011 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

260

Sen. Beyer

 

268

Chair Avakian

 

269

Sen. Bates

 

260

Chair Avakian

 

272

Michael Jordan, Chief Operating Officer, Metro

 

273

Sen. Bates

 

276

Jordan

 

277

Sen. Bates

 

286

Jordan

 

309

Sen. Bates

 

331

Chair Avakian

 

334

Sen. Beyer

 

350

Chair Avakian

 

351

Sen. Beyer

 

354

Chair Avakian

 

372

VOTE: 3-2-0

AYE: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 665 WORK SESSION

 

386

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT D)

 

395

Chair Avakian404

69A

404

Sen. Atkinson

MOTION: Moves to ADOPT SB 665-2 amendments dated 4/26/07.

 

407

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

409

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves SB 665 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

416

Sen. Bates

 

418

Chair Avakian

 

419

Sen. Prozanski

 

435

VOTE: 3-2-0

AYE: 3 - Atkinson, Bates, Beyer

NAY: 2 - Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. NELSON will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 737 WORK SESSION

 

448

Sen. Vicki Walker

70A

001

Sen. Walker (continued)

 

019

Chair Avakian

 

024

Ralph Sapperstein, Oregon Water Quality Coalition

 

031

Chair Avakian

 

032

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to ADOPT SB 737-8 amendments dated 4/26/07.

 

036

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

037

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves SB 737 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage but with amendments and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means.

 

039

Sen. Beyer

 

043

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Atkinson, Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

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

 

 

Courtney Dillard, Vice-Chair, Oregon Center for Christian Values (EXHIBIT O)

SB 883 PUBLIC HEARING

 

048

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

 

051

Chair Avakian

 

056

Lisa Hanson, Department of Agriculture (EXHIBIT E)

 

065

Chair Avakian

70A

067

Hanson

 

068

Chair Avakian

 

070

Sen. Beyer

 

071

Chair Avakian

 

074

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Senate District

 

103

Chair Avakian

 

107

Terry Witt, Executive Director, Oregonians for Food and Shelter (EXHIBIT F )

 

118

Barry Bushue, OFBF

 

131

Jeff Stone, Oregon Association of Nurseries (EXHIBIT G)

 

133

Sen. Atkinson

 

135

Witt

 

136

Chair Avakian

SB 883 WORK SESSION

 

140

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves SB 883 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

142

Sen. Atkinson

 

151

Chair Avakian

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. FERRIOLI will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 239 PUBLIC HEARING

 

160

Sue Marshall

 

167

Katie Coba, Director of the Department of Agriculture (EXHIBIT H)

 

210

Chair Avakian

 

215

Scott Ashcom, Oregon Agricultural Alliance

 

226

Lanny Quackenbush, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT I)

 

237

Chair Avakian

SB 239 WORK SESSION

 

241

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves SB 239 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

244

Sen. Atkinson

 

246

Sen. Prozanski

 

247

Chair Avakian

 

248

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 683 PUBLIC HEARING

 

251

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT L)

70A

260

Steven Kafoury, Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides

 

266

Aimee Code, Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides

(EXHIBIT J)

 

312

Sen. Bates

 

313

Terry Witt, Executive Director, Oregonians for Food and Shelter (EXHIBIT K)

 

258

Chair Avakian

 

259

Scott Ashcom, Oregon Agricultural Alliance

 

384

Barry Bushue, President of the Oregon Farm Bureau

 

428

Chair Avakian

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

 

 

Gail Shibley, Administrator, Office of Environmental Public Health, Oregon Department of Human Services (EXHIBIT P)

SB 683 WORK SESSION

 

439

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to ADOPT SB 683-1 amendments dated 3/28/07.

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

443

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves SB 683 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage but with amendments and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means.

 

448

Sen. Beyer

69B

001

Beyer (continued)

 

002

Sen. Atkinson

 

006

Chair Avakian

 

008

VOTE: 3-2-0

AYE: 3 - Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 2 - Atkinson, Beyer

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

SB 1044 WORK SESSION

 

016

Linda Swearingen, Department of Land Conservation and Development

 

019

Chair Avakian

 

020

Sen. Bates

 

022

Swearingen

 

027

Chair Avakian

 

028

Sen. Beyer

 

031

Chair Avakian

 

033

Swearingen

 

045

Chair Avakian

69B

048

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves to ADOPT SB 1044-1 amendments dated 4/26/07.

 

051

Sen. Bates

 

055

Chair Avakian

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

057

MOTION: Sen. Atkinson moves SB 1044 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

060

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 98 PUBLIC HEARING

 

067

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBITS M)

 

074

Chair Avakian

 

077

Jim Paul, Assistant State Forester, Oregon Department of Forestry

(EXHIBIT N)

 

095

Chair Avakian

 

096

David Moskowitz, Trout Unlimited and the Wild Salmon Center

 

108

Chair Avakian

 

110

Moskowitz

 

129

Chair Avakian

 

131

Paul

 

137

Chair Avakian

 

138

Bill Kluting, Carpenters Industrial Council

 

148

Chair Avakian puts the committee at ease 4:20 p.m.

 

178

Chair Avakian calls the meeting to order at 4:28 p.m.

SB 98 WORK SESSION

 

179

Chair Avakian

 

191

Sen. Beyer

 

192

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves SB 98 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue AND then to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

196

Sen. Beyer

 

220

Chair Avakian

 

223

Sen. Atkinson

 

225

Chair Avakian

 

227

Sen. Prozanski

 

228

Chair Avakian

 

230

VOTE: 3-1-1

AYE: 3 - Atkinson, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY: 1 - Beyer

EXCUSED: 1 - Bates

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

69B

232

Chair Avakian adjourns the meeting at 4:30 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 576, proposed amendments, staff, 6 pp
  2. SB 576, proposed amendments, staff, 2 pp
  3. SB 1011, proposed amendments, staff, 9 pp
  4. SB 665, proposed amendments, staff, 1 p
  5. SB 883, written testimony, Lisa Hanson, 1 p
  6. SB 883, written testimony, Terry Witt, 1 p
  7. SB 883, written testimony, Jeff Stone, 1 p
  8. SB 239, written testimony, Katie Coba, 2 pp
  9. SB 239, written testimony, Lanny Quakenbush, 1 p
  10. SB 683, written testimony and informational packet, Aimee Code, 6 pp
  11. SB 683, written testimony, Terry Witt, 2 pp
  12. SB 683, proposed amendments, staff, 4 pp
  13. SB 98, proposed amendments, staff, 7 pp
  14. SB 98, written testimony, Jim Paul, 3 pp
  15. SB 737, written testimony, Courtney Dillard, 1 p
  16. SB 683, written testimony, Gail Shibley, 2 pp