WORK SESSION: SB 518, SB 808

PUBLIC HEARING & WORK SESSION: SB 1047, SB 1027

PUBLIC HEARING: SB 609,

WORK SESSION (CARRIED OVER): SB 954

 

TAPES # 115A-B, 116A-B

 

SENATE FINANCE & REVENUE COMMITTEE

TAPE INDEX

MAY 9, 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: Michael McElwee, Executive Director, Port of Hood River

Bill Fashing, Hood River County Economic Development

Laura Lockwood-McCall, Office of State Treasurer

Sen. Vicki Walker, District 7

Doris Penwell, Association of Oregon Counties

Ann Hanus, Interim Manager of Community Development Division, OECDD

Mike Grainey, Director, Department of Energy

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

Tom Linhares, Director, Multnomah County Tax Supervising &

Conservation Commission

Sen. David Nelson, District 29

Rob Myers, Condon, Community Renewable Energy Association

Newell Cleaver, Superintendent, Grant School District, John Day

Edward Jensen, Superintendent, Wallowa ESD

Randal Anderson, School Board Member, Enterprise

Bradley Royse, Superintendent of Schools, Enterprise

Anthony Lanni, Superintendent, North Central ESD and Grant ESD

Laura Pryor, Judge, Gilliam County Court, Condon

 

Staff Present: Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

Mazen Malik, Economist

Mary Ayala, Economist

Steve Meyer, Economist

Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

TAPE 115, SIDE A

001

Chair Deckert

Calls meeting to order at 8:52 a.m. Opens work session on SB 954, carried over from May 8.

 

WORK SESSION, SB 954

 

014

Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer (Exhibit A).

039

Vice Chair George

MOTION: MOVED ADOPTION OF SB 954-5 AMENDMENTS

040

Chair Deckert

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

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR, DECKERT

EXCUSED: BURDICK

043

Vice Chair George

 

049

Chair Deckert

 

055

Warner

 

056

Chair Deckert

 

060

Vice Chair George

MOTION: MOVED SB 954 AS AMENDED TO THE SENATE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION, RESCINDING A SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

062

Chair Deckert

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

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR, DECKERT

EXCUSED: BURDICK

 

068

Chair Deckert

Closes work session on SB 954. Opens public hearing on SB 2017.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 1027

 

079

McElwee

Michael McElwee, Executive Director, Port of Hood River (Exhibit B)

103

Fashing

Bill Fashing, Hood River County Economic Development Coordinator (Exhibit C)

110

Chair Deckert

 

121

Sen. Starr

 

126

McElwee

 

130

Lockwood McCall

Laura Lockwood-McCall, Office of State Treasurer (Exhibit E)

149

Chair Deckert

Closes public hearing. Opens work session on SB 1027.

 

 

 

WORK SESSION, SB 1027

 

153

Vice Chair George

MOTION: MOVED ADOPTION OF SB 1027-2 AMENDMENTS

154

Chair Deckert

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

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR, DECKERT

EXCUSED: BURDICK

 

156

Vice Chair George

MOTION: MOVED SB 1027 AS AMENDED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION

161

Chair Deckert

 

166

Sen. Monroe

 

173

Chair Deckert

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MOTION PASSED 3-1-1

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, STARR, DECKERT

VOTING NO: MONROE

EXCUSED: BURDICK

189

Chair Deckert

Closes work session on SB 1027. Opens work session on SB 518.

 

WORK SESSION, SB 518

 

196

Sen. Walker

Sen. Vicki Walker, District 7 (Exhibits G and H)

306

Chair Deckert

 

317

Warner

 

328

Sen. Walker

 

365

Penwell

Doris Penwell, Association of Oregon Counties

388

Chair Deckert

 

389

Vice Chair George

 

404

Sen. Walker

 

416

Sen. Starr

 

428

Sen. Walker

 

448

Chair Deckert

 

455

Ann Hanus

Ann Hanus, Interim Manager of Community Development Division, OECDD

561

Sen. Starr

 

467

Sen. Walker

 

 

 

 

TAPE 116, SIDE A

019

Chair Deckert

 

022

Sen. Walker

 

023

Chair Deckert

 

024

Sen. Walker

 

027

Chair Deckert

 

028

Sen. Starr

 

030

Chair Deckert

 

038

Vice Chair George

 

042

Hanus

 

045

Vice Chair George

 

048

Chair Deckert

 

054

Hanus

 

055

Sen. Starr

 

056

Penwell

 

069

Sen. Starr

 

075

Chair Deckert

 

078

Sen. Walker

 

089

Chair Deckert

Closes work session on SB 518.

105

Chair Deckert

Stands at ease 9:26 a.m.; reopens meeting at 9:27 a.m.

108

Chair George

Opens public hearing on SB 1047.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 1047

 

110

Sen. Walker

Exhibits I and J

186

Grainey

Mike Grainey, Director, Department of Energy

206

Sen. Walker

 

220

Chair George

 

228

Grainey

 

249

Sen. Walker

 

259

Chair George

 

261

Malik

Mazen Malik, Economist (Exhibit K)

285

Chair George

Closes public hearing on SB 1047. Opens work session on SB 1047.

 

 

 

WORK SESSION, SB 1047

 

288

Sen. Monroe

 

294

Lockwood-McCall

 

332

Sen. Monroe

 

335

Lockwood-McCall

 

354

Chair George

 

364

Sen. Monroe

MOTION: MOVED SB 1047 TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS BY PRIOR REFERRAL WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION

369

Chair George

ORDER: THERE BEING NO OBJECTIONS, DECLARED THE MOTION CARRIED. VOTE: 3-0-2

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR

EXCUSED: BURDICK, DECKERT

 

270

Chair George

Closes work session on SB 1047. Opens work session on SB 808.

 

 

 

WORK SESSION, SB 808

 

273

Ayala

Mary Ayala, Economist (Exhibits L and M)

417

Chair George

 

419

Ayala

 

423

Vice Chair George

Committee stands at ease 9:45 9:47 a.m.

425

Phillips

John Phillips, Department of Revenue

427

Chair George

 

429

Phillips

 

441

Sen. Monroe

 

452

Phillips

 

470

Sen. Monroe

 

473

Phillips

 

 

 

 

TAPE 115, SIDE B

041

Chair George

 

042

Linhares

Tom Linhares, Director, Multnomah County Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission

052

Sen. Starr

MOTION: MOVED ADOPTION OF SB 808-1 AMENDMENTS

054

Chair George

ORDER: THERE BEING NO OBJECTIONS, DECLARED THE MOTION CARRIED. VOTE: 3-0-2

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR

EXCUSED: BURDICK, DECKERT

 

056

Sen. Starr

MOTION: MOVED SB 808 AS AMENDED TO THE SENATE FLOOR WITH A DO PASS RECOMMENDATION

057

Chair George

ORDER: ROLL CALL VOTE: MOTION PASSED 3-0-2

VOTING AYE: GEORGE, MONROE, STARR

EXCUSED: BURDICK, DECKERT

 

068

Chair George

Stands at ease 9:58 a.m. Reconvenes at 10:06 a.m.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 609

 

071

Meyer

Steve Meyer, Economist (Exhibits N Q)

093

Chair George

 

096

Sen. Nelson

Sen. David Nelson, District 29

127

Sen. Monroe

 

129

Sen. Nelson

 

132

Chair George

 

139

Myers

Rob Myers, Condon (Exhibit R)

148

Sen. Monroe

 

149

Myers

 

205

Sen. Monroe

 

209

Cleaver

Newell Cleaver, Superintendent, Grant School District, John Day

238

Jensen

Edward Jensen, Superintendent, Wallowa ESD

306

Chair George

 

315

Anderson

Randal Anderson, School Board Member, Enterprise

338

Royse

Bradley Royse, Superintendent of Schools, Enterprise

380

Lanni

Anthony Lanni, Superintendent, North Central ESD and Grant ESD

435

Chair Deckert

 

448

Pryor

Laura Pryor, Judge, Gilliam County Court, Condon (Exhibit S)

 

TAPE 116, SIDE B

 

032

Chair Deckert

 

038

Pryor

 

039

Chair Deckert

 

041

Pryor

 

042

Chair Deckert

Closes public hearing on SB 609. Adjourns meeting at 10:30 a.m.

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara J. Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. SB 954-5 amendments, 5/8/07, Warner
  2. SB 1027, Hood River Waterfront Employment Project, 5/9/07, McElwee
  3. SB 1027, testimony of Bill Fashing, 5/9/07
  4. SB 1027, letter from Hood River Distillers, 4/26/07, Dodge
  5. SB 1027-2 amendments, 4/11/007, State Treasurers Office
  6. SB 1027, Staff Measure Summary, Senate Committee on Business, Transportation, and Workforce Development, 4/23/07, Malik
  7. SB 518-1 amendments, 5/7/07, Walker
  8. SB 518, Suggested revisions for SB 518-1, Walker
  9. SB 1047, letter to Sen. Vicki Walker from Legislative Counsel Ann Boss, 1/29/07, Walker
  10. SB 1047, Article XI-D, State Power Development, Walker
  11. SB 1047, Staff Measure Summary, 5/8/07, Malik
  12. SB 808, Staff Measure Summary, 5/8/07, Ayala
  13. SB 808-1 amendments, 4/4/07, Johnson
  14. SB 609, Revenue Impact of Proposed Legislation, 4/2/07, Meyer
  15. SB 609, ESD Finance Distribution, SB 609-2 Simulation 10, 5/8/07, Meyer
  16. SB 609, ESD Finance Distribution, SB 609-3 Simulation 11, 5/8/07, Meyer
  17. SB 609, cover letter and amendments SB 609-2 and 609-3 from Sen. Vicki Walker, 4/3/07, Meyer
  18. SB 609-3 Frontier Education Outpost paper, Myers
  19. SB 609, Oregon Public and Private Lands 2005 map, Pryor