SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE & REVENUE

 

 

June 11, 2007 Hearing Room A

8:00 A.M. Tapes 146 - 149

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:                  Sen. Ryan Deckert, Chair

Sen. Gary George, Vice-Chair

Sen. Burdick

                                                            Sen. Monroe

Sen. Starr

 

STAFF PRESENT:                              Paul Warner, Economist

Chris Allanach, Economist

Mazen Malik, Economist

                                                            Hannah Crook, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:            HB 3265 A-Public Hearing & Work Session

                                                            HB 3455 A-Public Hearing & Work Session

                                                            SB 550 A -Work Session

                                                            HB 2172 B-Public Hearing & Work Session

                                                            HB 2211A-Public Hearing

                                                            HB 2212 A-Public Hearing & 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

146A

004

Chair Ryan Deckert calls the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.

HB 3265 A- PUBLIC HEARING

 

009

Kate Richardson, Representative, Office of the State Treasurer

 

010

Randall Edwards, State Treasurer, State of Oregon

 

012

Richardson

 

027

Edwards

 

064

Lane Shetterly, Director, State of Oregon Department of Land

 

088

Sen. George

 

089

Shetterly

 

094

Sen. G. George

 

099

Harvey Rogers, Representative, Office of the State Treasurer (EXHIBIT A)

 

132

Cynthia Byrnes, Representative, Office of the State Treasurer

 

186

Sen. George

 

192

Byrnes

146A

202

Sen. Starr

 

218

Byrnes

 

237

Sen. G. George

 

242

Byrnes

 

250

George

 

251

Laura Lockwood-McCall, Director, Debt Management Division, Oregon State Treasury

 

263

Sen. Starr

 

269

Sen. George

 

271

Byrnes

 

285

Sen. Monroe

 

267

Byrnes

 

288

Sen. Monroe

 

289

Byrnes

 

292

Sen. George

 

293

Byrnes

 

311

Sen. George

 

313

Byrnes

 

315

Sen. George

 

318

Byrnes

147A

003

Sen. George

 

004

Byrnes

 

006

Doug Goe, Representative, League of Oregon Cities

 

098

Deckert

 

100

Goe

 

111

Sen. George

 

113

Rogers

 

119

Sen. Deckert

 

120

Sen. George

 

126

George

 

127

Sen. Deckert

 

130

Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

 

150

Sen. Deckert

 

155

Lockwood-McCall

 

160

Sen. Deckert

HB 3265A-WORK SESSION

 

190

MOTION:  Sen. George moves HB 3265A to the floor with a

DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

193

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Deckert hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. COURTNEY will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3455A-PUBLIC HEARING

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

 

 

Hasina Squires, Representative, Special Districts Association of Oregon (EXHIBIT B)

 

208

Sen. Deckert

 

212

Mary Ayala

 

235

Sen. Deckert

 

247

Steve Bryant, Representative, League of Oregon Cities

 

281

Deckert

 

284

Greg Frank, Representative, Keizer Fire District

 

307

Sen. Deckert

 

308

Tom Linhares, Director, Multnomah County Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission (EXHIBIT C)

 

352

Sen. Deckert

 

357

Linhares

 

358

Sen. Deckert

 

359

Linhares

 

361

Sen. Deckert

 

362

Linhares

 

365

Sen. Deckert

HB 3455A-WORK SESSION

 

372

MOTION:  Sen. George moves HB 3455A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

379

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Deckert hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONROE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

382

Sen. Monroe

SB 550A-WORK SESSION

 

395

Sen. Deckert (EXHIBIT D)

146 B

010

Ozzy Rose, Representative, Oregon School Board Association

 

042

Sen. Monroe

 

062

Sen. Deckert

 

063

Rose

 

069

Sen. Deckert

 

072

Sen. George

 

079

Rose

 

080

Sen. George

 

081

Rose

 

082

Sen. George

 

090

Jim Green, Attorney, Oregon School Board Association

 

095

Sen. George

 

097

Green

 

100

Sen .George

 

104

Green

 

114                                                

Sen. George

 

117

Sen. Deckert

 

120

Chuck Bennick, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

 

133

Sen. Deckert

 

134

Bennick

 

135

Sen. Deckert

 

137

Rob Meyers, Representative, Oregon School Boards Association

 

149

Sen. Deckert

 

152

Rose

 

164

Sen. Deckert

 

173

Rose

 

194

Sen. Deckert

 

197

Steve Meyer, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

 

200

Sen. Deckert

HB 2172 B-PUBLIC HEARING

 

207

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

 

242

Sen. Deckert

 

243

Sen. Monroe

 

244

Allanach

 

249

Sen. Monroe

 

251

Sen. Deckert

 

255

Andrew Ginsburg , Air Quality Administrator, Department of Environmental Quality

 

320

Sen. Deckert

 

325

Ginsburg

 

340

Sen. Deckert

 

343

Ginsburg

 

362

Sen. Deckert

 

369

Ginsburg

 

394

Sen. Deckert

 

395

Sen. Burdick

 

399

Ginsburg

147 B

008

Sen. Burdick

 

011

Ginsburg

 

014

Sen. Burdick

 

015

Sen. George

 

033

Bob Russell, Representative, Oregon Trucking Association (EXHIBIT E)

 

044

Sen. Deckert

 

045

Sen. George

 

049

Sen. Deckert

 

050

Sen. Monroe

 

053

Russell

 

067

Sen. Monroe

 

070

Russell

 

083

Sen. Monroe

 

085

Ginsburg

 

089

Sen. Monroe

 

090

Ginsburg

 

117

Sen. Deckert

 

123

Ginsburg

 

127

Sen. Deckert

 

138

Ginsburg

 

153

Sen. Deckert

 

155

Russell

 

189

Sen. Deckert

 

191

Russell

 

196

Sen. Deckert

 

197

Sen. George

 

207

Russell

 

233

Sen. George

 

235

Sen. Deckert

 

238

Sen. George

 

240

Lindsey Capps, Representative, Oregon Environmental Council

 

280

Sen. Deckert

 

281

Sen. Monroe

 

285

Capps

 

292

Sen. Monroe

 

298

Capps

 

299

Sen. Monroe

 

300

Ginsburg

 

309

Sen. Monroe

 

310

Ginsburg

 

322

Sen. Deckert

 

338

Ginsburg

 

347

Sen. Deckert

 

359

Jeff Kropf, Director, Northwest Renewable Fuels Association

147 B

382

Sen. Deckert

HB 2211 & HB 2212-PUBLIC HEARING

 

400

Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office 

148A

018

Sen. Deckert

 

026

Mike Grainey, Director, Oregon Department of Energy (EXHIBIT F, G, H, I)

 

056

Sen. Deckert

 

057

Sen. George

 

061

Bill Nesmith, Assistant Director, Oregon Department of Energy

 

067

Sen. George

 

068

Sen. Deckert

 

073

Grainey

 

082

Sen. Deckert

 

083

Sen. George

 

089

Grainey

 

093

Sen. George

 

094

Sen. Deckert

 

095

Grainey

 

096

Sen. Deckert

 

103

Mike Noonan, Farmer, Klamath Falls, Oregon (EXHIBIT J)

 

124

Sen. Deckert

 

134

Noonan

 

146

Sen. Deckert

 

148

Noonan

 

162

Sen. Deckert

 

163

Paul Woodin, Executive Director, Community Owned  Renewable Projects

 

198

Sen. Deckert

 

205

Sen. George

 

208

Sen. Deckert

 

215

Mark Nelson

 

218

Sen. Deckert

 

228

Tom Gallagher, Representative, Portland General Electric

 

298

Sen. Deckerrt

 

299

Sen. George

 

304

Gallagher

 

312

Sen. Deckert

 

319

Gallagher

 

332

Sen. Deckert

 

334

Scott Bolton, Representative, Pacific Corp.

 

397

Sen. Deckert

 

412

Jeremiah Baumann, Environmental Advocate, OSPRIG

149 A

044

Sen. Deckert

 

045

Sen. George

 

050

Baumann

 

054

Jeff Kropf, Director, Northwest Fuels Renewable Fuels Association (EXHIBIT K)

 

147

Sen. Deckert

 

156

Jenna Swearington, Representative, Oregon Homebuilders Association

 

172

Sen. Deckert

 

174

Swearington

 

176

Doug Riggs, Representative, Idatead (EXHIBIT L)

 

211

Sen. Deckert

 

220

Dave Nelson, Representative, Oregon Dairy Farmers Association

 

247

Sen. Deckert

 

252

Jim Welsh, Representative, Oregon Dairy Farmers Association

 

270

John Miller, Director, Oregon Solar Industry Association

 

302

Sen. Deckert

 

308

Jeff Bisonett, Representative, Citizens Utility Board

 

322

Sen. Deckert

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

 

 

Jeff Hildabrand, Chief Financial Officer, Oregon Trail Wind Farm (EXHIBIT M)

 

327

Sen. Deckert adjourns the meeting

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3265, prepared testimony, Harvey Rogers, 10 pp
  2. HB 3455, prepared testimony, Hasina Squires, 2 pp
  3. HB 3455, prepared testimony, Tom Linhares, 1 p
  4. SB 550, -A2 Amendments, Staff, 4 pp
  5. HB 2172, prepared testimony, Bob Russell, 2 pp
  6. HB 2211, business energy tax credit changes, Mike Grainey, 2 pp
  7. HB 2211, prepared testimony, Mike Grainey, 1 p
  8. HB 2212, residential energy tax credit changes, Mike Grainey, 1 p
  9. HB 2212, metrics for residential energy tax credits, Mike Grainey, 1 p
  10. HB 2211, prepared testimony, Mike Noonan, 2 pp
  11. HB 2211, prepared testimony, Jeff Kropf, 1 p
  12. HB 2211, A thriving Oregon fuel cell industry image, Doug Riggs, 1 p
  13. HB 2211, prepared testimony, Jeff Hildebrand, 1 p