SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES

 

May 18, 2007 Hearing Room 343

1:00 P.M.  Tapes 33 - 36

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Kate Brown, Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Vice-Chair

Sen. Betsy Johnson

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson

Sen. David Nelson

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

Krista Schuchard, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                SB 1049 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2082A – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2640A/HB 2762 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 560 – Work Session

                                                SB 1049 – Work Session

SB 560 – 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

33A

 

Chair Brown calls the meeting to order at 1:10 p.m.

SB 1049 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

005

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

 

011

Chair Brown

 

012

Sen. Richard Devlin, State Senator, Senate District #19

 

035

Chair Brown

HB 2082A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

046

Bill Bradbury, Secretary of State

 

140

Chair Brown

 

141

Dan Gardner, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor and Industries

 

198

Chair Brown

SB 1049 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

209

Chair Brown

 

214

Ron Murray, Lobbyist, United Association of Plumbers, Steamfitters & Marine Fitters Local 290

 

240

Chair Brown

 

243

Frank Wall,  Executive Director, Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association

33A

260

Chair Brown

 

261

Kathryn VanNatta, Government Affairs Manager, Northwest Pulp and Paper Association (EXHIBIT A)

 

285

Chair Brown

 

289

Murray

 

302

Chair Brown

 

312

VanNatta

 

319

Chair Brown

 

320

Sen. Ferrioli

 

323

Chair Brown

HB 2640 A/HB 2762 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

331

Chair Brown

 

334

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

 

350

Chair Brown

 

352

Nicole Williams, Legislative Chair, Oregon Association of County Clerks (EXHIBITS B, C)

 

365

Chair Brown

 

372

Williams

 

385

Chair Brown

 

390

Williams

34A

001

Williams

 

003

Chair Brown

 

004

Sen. Ferrioli

 

010

Williams

 

013

Sen. Ferrioli

 

015

Williams

 

019

Sen. Ferrioli

 

022

Williams

 

027

Sen. Ferrioli

 

029

Chair Brown

 

030

Sen. Ferrioli

 

030

Chair Brown

 

031

Sen. Johnson

 

040

Chair Brown

 

041

Williams

 

049

Sen. Johnson

 

050

Chair Brown

 

051

Sen. Johnson

34A

058

Williams

 

060

Sen. Johnson

 

062

Williams

 

072

Sen. Johnson

 

092

Chair Brown

 

102

Sen. Johnson

 

105

Williams

 

107

Sen. Johnson

 

109

Williams

 

112

Chair Brown

 

114

Sen. Ferrioli

 

116

Williams

 

118

Sen. Ferrioli

 

120

Williams

 

123

Sen. Ferrioli

 

159

Chair Brown

 

167

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

179

Chair Brown

 

180

Sen. Ferrioli

 

188

Chair Brown

 

204

Sen. Ferrioli

 

206

Williams

 

208

Chair Brown

HB 2082A – PUBLIC HEARING

 

227

John Lindback, Director of Elections, Oregon Secretary of State (EXHIBIT D)

 

357

Chair Brown

 

362

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, State Representative, House District #42 (EXHIBIT E)

33B

001

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

078

Chair Brown

 

079

Sen. Ferrioli

 

089

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

122

Chair Brown

 

130

Sen. Ferrioli

 

137

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

153

Sen. Ferrioli

 

158

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

164

Chair Brown

33B

173

Sen. Ben Westlund, State Senator, Senate District #27

 

229

Chair Brown

 

235

Philip Schradle, Special Counsel, Office of the Attorney General

 

269

Chair Brown

 

271

Erik Wasmann, Assistant Attorney General, Oregon Department of Justice

 

313

Chair Brown

 

314

Ted Blaszack, President and Founder, Democracy Resources                 (EXHIBIT F)

 

365

Chair Brown

 

368

Blasack

 

375

Chair Brown

 

379

Sen. Johnson

 

383

Blasack

 

385

Chair Brown

 

386

Sen. Ferrioli

 

390

Schradle

 

001

Schradle

34B

010

Sen. Ferroli

 

016

Schradle

 

033

Sen. Ferrioli

 

040

Schradle

 

050

Chair Brown

 

052

Sen. Nelson

 

054

Schradle

 

058

Sen. Ferrioli

 

060

Chair Brown

 

062

Sen. Ferrioili

 

071

Gerg Wasson, Executive Secretary, Committee for Petition Rights (EXHIBIT G)

 

113

Sen. Nelson

 

114

Wasson

 

125

Chair Brown

 

129

Dan Meek, Representative, Coalition for Initiative Rights (EXHIBITS H, I)

 

152

Chair Brown

 

154

Meek

 

220

Chair Brown

 

221

Ross Day, Director of Legal Affairs, Oregonians in Action

 

294

Chair Brown

34B

295

Sen. Ferrioli

 

298

Chair Brown

 

305

Ellen Lowe, Representative, Oregon Law Center (EXHIBIT J)

 

357

Janice Thompson, Executive Director,  Democracy Reform Oregon

 

370

Chair Brown

 

371

Scott Winkels, Associate. League of Oregon Cities

 

384

Chair Brown

 

385

Sen. Ferrioli

 

392

Lowe

 

419

Sen. Ferrioli

 

420

Chair Brown

 

010

Sen. Ferrioli

 

020

Thompson

 

024

Chair Born

35A

026

Thompson

 

043

Sen. Ferrioli

 

054

Chair Brown

 

059

Thompson

 

067

Chair Brown

 

069

Thompson

 

076

Sen. Ferrioli

 

097

Lowe

 

110

Sen. Ferrioli

The following written testimony was submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Bill Northup, Citizen, Portland (EXHIBIT K)

 

 

Carol Birch, Citizen, Portland (EXHIBIT L)

 

112

Chair Brown

SB 560 – WORK SESSION

 

124

Chair Brown

 

130

Hasina Squires, Lobbyist, Special Districts Association of Oregon              

 

131

Chair Brown

 

132

Squires (EXHIBIT M)

 

156

Chair Brown

 

157

Squires

 

173

Chair Brown

 

174

Sen. Ferrioli

 

176

Squires

 

182

Chair Brown

35A

183

Sen. Ferrioli (EXHIBIT N)

 

199

Chair Brown

 

200

Sen. Ferrioli (EXHIBIT O)

 

205

Chair Brown (EXHBIT P)

 

208

Bob Livingston, Legislative Director, Oregon State Fire Fighters Council

 

240

Chair Brown

 

245

Livingston

 

249

Chair Brown

 

252

Livingston

 

255

Chair Brown

 

267

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

282

Livingston

 

285

John Shilts, Administrator, Workers’ Compensation Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services

 

294

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

297

Shilts

 

302

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

303

Shilts

 

305

Livingston

 

322

Sen. Johnson

 

338

Livingston

 

355

Sen. Johnson

 

357

Livingston

 

363

Chair Brown

 

365

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

381

Livingston

 

395

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

398

Livingston

 

408

Livingston

36A

004

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

1019

Chair Brown

 

023

Sen. Johnson

 

024

Livingston

 

034

Sen. Johnson

 

038

MOTION:  Sen. Brown moves to ADOPT SB 560-15 amendments dated 5/18/07.

 

042

VOTE:  3-2-0

AYE:               3 - Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Brown

NAY:               2 - Ferrioli, Nelson

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED.

36A

053

Sen. Ferrioli

 

060

Chair Brown

 

061

MOTION:  Sen. Ferrioli moves to ADOPT SB 560-16 amendments dated 5/15/07.

 

063

Chair Brown

 

066

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

069

Sen. Ferrioli

 

079

VOTE:  2-3-0

AYE:               2 - Ferrioli, Nelson

NAY:               3 - Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Brown

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion FAILED.

 

081

MOTION:  Sen. Ferrioli moves to ADOPT SB 560-17 amendments dated 5/18/07.

 

084

Chair Brown

 

086

Sen. Ferrioli

 

097

VOTE:  2-3-0

AYE:               2 - Ferrioli, Nelson

NAY:               3 - Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Brown

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion FAILED.

 

098

Sen. Ferrioli

 

102

MOTION:  Sen.  Brown moves SB 560 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

110

VOTE:  3-2-0

AYE:               3 - Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Brown

NAY:               2 - Ferrioli, Nelson

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. BROWN AND SEN. PROZANSKI will lead discussion on the floor.

 

114

Chair Brown

SB 1049 – WORK SESSION

 

115

MOTION:  Sen. Brown moves SB 1049 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

117

Sen. Ferrioli

 

127

VOTE:  3-2-0

AYE:               3 - Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Brown

NAY:               2 - Ferrioli, Nelson

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. DEVLIN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

128

Chair Brown

SB 560 – WORK SESSION

 

128

Chair Brown

 

129

Sen. Ferrioli

 

134

Chair Brown

 

137

Sen. Ferrioli

36A

142

Chair Brown adjourns the meeting at 3:36 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1049, written testimony, Kathryn VanNatta 1 p
  2. HB 2762, written testimony, Nicole Williams, 1 p
  3. HB 2640A, written testimony, Nicole Williams, 2 pp
  4. HB 2082A, written testimony of Kappy Eaton, John Lindback, 1 p
  5. HB 2082A, written testimony, Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, 1 p
  6. HB 2082A, informational packet, Ted Blaszak, 9 pp
  7. HB 2082A, informational packet, Greg Wasson, 13 pp
  8. HB 2082A, written testimony, Dan Meek, 2 pp
  9. HB 2082A, written testimony ony, Dan Meek, 2 pp
  10. HB 2082A, informational packet, Ellen Lowe, 4 pp
  11. HB 2082A, written testimony, Carol Birch, 1 p
  12. HB 2082A, written testimony, Bill Northup, 6 pp
  13. SB 560, -11 amendments, Hasina Squires, 2 pp
  14. SB 560, -16 amendments, Sen. Ted Ferrioli, 1 p
  15. SB 560, -17 amendments, Sen. Ted Ferrioli, 1 p
  16. SB 560, -15 amendments, staff, 2 pp