SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

TAPE LOG

 

May 1, 2007 Hearing Room B

3:00 PM Tapes  71 – 72

 

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:            HB 2468 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2293 A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2992 A – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2973 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 2973 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                HB 3043 – 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

71A

004

Chair Avakian calls the meeting to order at 3:08 p.m.

HB 2468 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

009

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBITS A,B)

 

015

Chair Avakian

 

018

Representative Chuck Burley, House District 54

 

047

Representative Paul Holvey, House District 8 (EXHIBIT C)

 

076

Chair Avakian

 

078

Sen. Bates

 

088

Rep. Burley

 

101

Sen. Bates

 

102

Chair Avakian

 

103

Rep. Holvey

 

113

Chair Avakian

 

119

Ted Lorensen, OR Dept of Forestry (EXHIBIT D)

 

138

Sara Vickerman, Northwest Office, Defenders of Wildlife

(EXHIBIT E)

 

158

Chair Avakian

71A

164

Eric Wold, Natural Resources Manager, City of Eugene (EXHIBIT F)

 

189

Amanda Rich, Oregon Recreation and Park Association (EXHIBIT G)

 

198

Chair Avakian

HB 2468 WORK SESSION

 

202

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves HB 2468 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

204

Sen. Beyer

 

218

Chair Avakian

 

220

VOTE:  4-1-0

AYE:               4 - Atkinson, Bates, Prozanski, Avakian

NAY:               1 - Beyer

 

 

Chair Avakian declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BATES will lead discussion on the floor.

 

226

Chair Avakian puts the committee at ease at 3:24 p.m.

 

227

Sen. Beyer calls the committee to order at 3:26 p.m.

HB 2293 A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

230

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

 

244

Mike Cafferata, Private Forests Policy Unit Manager, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT H)

 

293

Sen. Beyer

 

297

Cafferata

 

302

Sen. Beyer

 

303

Cafferata

 

311

Sarah Vickerman, Director, Northwest Office Defenders of Wildlife (EXHIBIT I)

 

312

Sen. Beyer

 

313

Vickerman

 

351

Sen. Beyer

 

352

Sen. Bates

 

365

Vickerman

 

366

Sen. Bates

 

368

Cafferata

 

379

Sen. Bates

 

384

Vickerman

 

385

Cafferata

 

392

Sen. Bates

 

393

Sen. Beyer

 

400

Cafferata

 

406

Sen. Beyer

 

411

Cafferata

71A

413

Sen. Beyer

 

418

Cafferata

 

429

Vickerman

72A

001

Vickerman (continued)

 

002

Cafferata

 

003

Sen. Beyer

 

005

Cafferata

 

007

Vickerman

 

009

Sen. Bates

 

013

Cafferata

 

014

Sen. Bates

 

015

Sen. Beyer

HB 2293 A – WORK SESSION

 

020

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves HB 2293 A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

022

VOTE:  3-0-2

AYE:               3 - Atkinson, Bates, Beyer

EXCUSED:     2 - Prozanski, Avakian

 

 

Chair Beyer declares the motion CARRIED.

ATKINSON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

026

Sen. Beyer

HB 2992 A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

030

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT J)

 

037

Sen. Beyer

 

039

Ray Wilkeson, Oregon Forest Industries Council (EXHIBIT K)

 

051

Esther Lev, Wetlands Conservancy

 

071

Patti Case, Green Diamond Resource Company

 

088

Sen. Beyer

 

091

Sen. Beyer

 

093

Lev

 

097

Sen. Beyer

 

099

Lev

 

106

Sen. Beyer

 

108

Lev

 

112

Sen. Beyer

 

113

Lev

 

114

Sen. Beyer

 

116

Sen. Bates

 

120

Lev

 

121

Sen. Beyer

HB 2992 A – WORK SESSION

72A

131

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves SB 2992A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

135

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Prozanski

 

 

Chair Beyer hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BEYER will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 2973 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

142

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

 

150

Sen. Beyer

 

155

Charlie Stone, Fire Protection Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Forestry (EXHIBIT L)

 

197

Sen. Beyer

 

198

Ray Wilkeson, Forest Industries Council

 

202

Sen. Beyer

 

203

Kristina McNitt, Oregon Small Woodlands Association

 

208

Sen. Beyer

 

209

Sen. Atkinson

 

212

Stone

 

222

Sen. Beyer

 

223

Sen. Atkinson

 

226

Stone

 

235

Sen. Atkinson

 

238

Stone

 

240

Sen. Atkinson

 

241

Stone

 

242

Sen. Atkinson

 

243

Sen. Bates

 

244

Sen. Beyer

 

258

Stone

 

259

Sen. Beyer

 

261

Stone

 

267

Sen. Beyer

 

268

Stone

 

271

Sen. Beyer

 

278

Sen. Avakian

 

280

Sen. Atkinson

 

282

Stone

 

285

Bill Kluting, Carpenters Industrial Council

 

306

Sen. Beyer

72A

314

Kluting

 

315

Sen. Beyer

HB 2973 –WORK SESSION

 

319

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves HB 2973 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

323

Sen. Bates

 

326

Sen. Beyer

 

328

Sen. Bates

 

329

Sen. Avakian

 

333

Sen. Beyer

 

336

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Beyer hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. PROZANSKI will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3043 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

342

Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

 

349

Sen. Beyer

 

358

Ted Lorensen, Assistant State Forester (EXHIBIT M)

 

381

Sen. Beyer

 

382

Ray Wilkeson, Oregon Forest Industries Council

 

404

Sen. Beyer

 

405

Kristina McNitt, OSWA

 

435

Sen. Beyer

 

437

Lorensen

71B

001

Lorensen (continued)

 

002

Sen. Beyer

 

003

Lorensen

 

004

Sen. Beyer

 

007

Lorensen

 

011

Sen. Beyer

 

012

Lorensen

 

018

Sen. Beyer

HB 3043 – WORK SESSION

 

023

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves HB 3043 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

026

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Beyer hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BATES will lead discussion on the floor.

 

029

Sen. Beyer adjourns the meeting at 4:09 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2468, written testimony of David Bragdon, staff, 1 p
  2. HB 2468, written testimony of Nan Evans, staff, 1 p
  3. HB 2468, written testimony, Rep. Paul Holvey, 1 p
  4. HB 2468, written testimony, Ted Lorensen, 2 pp
  5. HB 2468, written testimony, Sara Vickerman, 1 p
  6. HB 2468, written testimony, Eric Wold, 1 p
  7. HB 2468, written testimony, Amanda Rich, 1 p
  8. HB 2293 A, written testimony, Mike Cafferata, 5 pp
  9. HB 2293 A, written testimony, Sara Vickerman, 1 p
  10. HB 2992 A, written testimony of Nan Evans, staff, 1 p
  11. HB 2992 A, written testimony, Ray Wilkeson, 3 pp
  12. HB 2973, written testimony and fact sheet, Charlie Stone, 4 pp
  13. HB 3043, written testimony, Ted Lorensen, 2 pp