WORK SESSION: SB 37

PUBLIC HEARING & WORK SESSION:

SB 827-A, SB 820

PUBLIC HEARING: SB 959

 

TAPES # 103A-B, 104A

 

SENATE FINANCE & REVENUE COMMITTEE

TAPE INDEX

APRIL 30, 2007  8:45 AM  STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

 

Members Present:                        Sen. Ryan Deckert, Chair

                        Sen. Gary George, Vice Chair

                        Sen. Ginny Burdick

                        Sen. Rod Monroe

                        Sen. Bruce Starr                                        

                                                                       

Witnesses Present:                        Susan Aalykke, Steffen’s Hardwood Floors, Tillamook         

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

Gil Riddell, Association of Oregon Counties

Tom Barrows, Central Lincoln, Northern Wasco, and Columbia River

            People’s Utility Districts

Don Godard, Oregon People’s Utility District Association

Brendan McCarthy, Portland General Electric (PGE)

Ron Papsdorf, City of Gresham, Government Relations Manager

Linda Ludwig, League of Oregon Cities

Dennis Mulvihill, Washington County

Randy Tucker, Portland Metro

 

Staff Present:                        Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                        Mary Ayala, Economist

                        Mazen Malik, Economist

                        Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

TAPE 103, SIDE A

004

Chair G. George

Calls meeting to order at 8:50 a.m. Opens work session on SB 37.

 

WORK SESSION, SB 37

 

009

Sen. Deckert

MOTION: MOVED SB 37 TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION

010

Chair George

ROLL CALL VOTE: MOTION PASSED 3-0-2

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, DECKERT

EXCUSED: BURDICK, STARR

 

 

 

018

Chair George

Closes work session on SB 37. Opens public hearing on SB 959.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 959

 

022

Ayala

Mary Ayala, Economist (Exhibit C)

038

Chair George

 

052

Aalykke

Susan Aalykke, Steffen’s Hardwood Floors, Tillamook (Exhibit D)

170

Chair George

 

172

Aalykke

 

188

Chair George

 

198

Phillips

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

278

Chair George

 

296

Phillips

 

329

Riddell

Gil Riddell, Association of Oregon Counties

341

Sen. Monroe

 

345

Chair George

 

347

Sen. Starr

 

349

Sen. Monroe

 

350

Phillips

 

358

Aalykke

 

379

Sen. Monroe

 

391

Aalykke

 

394

Chair George

Closes public hearing on SB 959. Opens public hearing and possible work session on SB 827-A. Closes public hearing and possible work session on 827-A. Opens public hearing and possible work session on SB 820.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING, POSSIBLE WORK SESSON ON SB 820

 

420

Barrows

Tom Barrows, Central Lincoln, Northern Wasco, and Columbia River People’s Utility Districts (Exhibit E)

432

Godard

Don Godard, Oregon People’s Utility District Association (Exhibits F and G)

 

TAPE 104, SIDE A

014

McCarthy

Brendan McCarthy, Portland General Electric (PGE)

033

Sen. Deckert

 

039

McCarthy

 

045

Sen. Starr

 

047

McCarthy

 

050

Chair Deckert

 

051

McCarthy

 

052

Godard

 

054

McCarthy

 

065

Sen. Deckert

 

072

Godard

 

075

Sen. Monroe

 

078

McCarthy

 

079

Sen. Monroe

 

080

Sen. Deckert

 

081

Sen. Monroe

 

089

Ayala

Exhibits H and I

122

Chair George

 

127

Phillips

 

149

Chair George

Closes public hearing and possible work session on SB 820.

153

Chair Monroe

Reopens public hearing and possible work session on SB 827-A.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, POSSIBLE WORK SESSION, SB 827-A

 

159

Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist (Exhibit J)

199

Sen. Starr

 

209

Chair Monroe

 

217

Papsdorf

Ron Papsdorf, City of Gresham, Government Relations Manager (Exhibit K)

 

 

(Mentions -3 amendments from prior committee)

340

Chair Monroe

 

355

Papsdorf

 

390

Chair Monroe

 

394

Papsdorf

 

410

Chair Monroe

 

428

Ludwig

Linda Ludwig, League of Oregon Cities

 

 

 

TAPE 103, SIDE B

013

Chair Monroe

 

017

Mulvihill

Dennis Mulvihill, Washington County

020

Chair Monroe

 

024

Tucker

Randy Tucker, Portland Metro

041

Chair Monroe

Closes public hearing on SB 827-A. Opens work session on SB 827-A.

 

WORK SESSION, SB 827-A

 

046

Sen. Deckert

 

047

Malik

SB 827-3 amendments are from the previous committee

052

Sen. Deckert

MOTION: MOVED SB 827-A TO THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION

059

Chair Monroe

ORDER: THERE BEING NO OBJECTIONS, DECLARED THE MOTION CARRIED. VOTE: 4-0-1

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR, DECKERT

EXCUSED: BURDICK

070

Chair Monroe

Closes public hearing on SB 827-A. Adjourns meeting at 10:05 a.m.

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara J. Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. SB 37, Staff Measure Summary, 3/14/07, Malik
  2. SB 37-1 amendments, 4/20/07, Staff
  3. SB 959, Staff Measure Summary, 4/27/07, Ayala
  4. SB 959, Problem Statement to Senator Betsy Johnson, 6/29/06, Aalykke
  5. SB 820-1 amendments, 3/12/07, Rural Electrical Co-Ops
  6. SB 820, Oregon People’s Utility District Association, testimony by Don Godard, 4/26/07
  7. SB 820-2 amendments, 4/27/07, OPUDA
  8. SB 820, Staff Measure Summary, 4/30/07, Ayala
  9. SB 820, Staff Measure Summary for SB 820-2 amendments, 4/30/07, Ayala
  10. SB 827-A, Staff Measure Summary: Senate Committee on Business, Transportation and Workforce Development, 4/10/07, Malik
  11. SB 827-A, City of Gresham, testimony from Ron Papsdorf, Government Relations Manager