SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

TAPE LOG

 

February 21, 2007   Hearing Room C

3:00 pm Tapes  24 - 25

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Bill Morrisette, Chair

Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Gary George

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson

Sen. Joanne Verger

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator

Anna Wuitschick, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES OR ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                SB 41 – Work Session

                                                SB 157 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 191 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 191 – 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

24A

009

Chair Morrisette calls the meeting to order at 3:15 p.m.

 

 

 

SB 41 – WORK SESSION

 

011

Chair Morrisette (EXHIBIT A)

 

012

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 41-1 amendment dated 1/29/07.

 

014

VOTE:  5-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

 

Chair Morrisette declares the motion CARRIES.

 

016

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SB 41 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

018

VOTE:  5-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

 

Chair Morrisette declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. VERGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

021

Chair Morrisette

SB 157 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

024

James Toews, Department of Human Services (EXHIBIT B)

24A

026

Cheryl Sanders, Executive Director, Home Care Commission

 

028

Karla Spence, Coordinator, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local Home Care Division

 

033

Toews

 

119

Chair Morrisette

 

122

Sanders (EXHIBIT C, D)

 

222

Sanders

 

229

Chair Morrisette

 

232

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

233

Sanders

 

236

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

238

Chair Morrisette

 

239

Spence (EXHIBIT E)

 

339

Spence

 

413

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

418

Spence

 

423

Debbie Bowers, Government Liaison, Seniors and People with Disabilities, Department of Human Services

25A

003

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

006

Chair Morrisette

 

008

Toews

 

014

Chair Morrisette

 

019

Sanders

 

020

Sen. Kruse

 

028

Chair Morrisette

 

030

Toews

 

032

Sen. Kruse

 

032

Toews

 

041

Sen. Kruse

 

053

Toews

 

063

Sen. Kruse

 

070

Sen. G. George

 

092

Chair Morrisette

 

102

Sanders

 

110

Spence

 

120

Sen. G George

 

122

Sanders

 

123

Sen. G George

 

125

Toews

25A

143

Sen. G George

 

146

Toews

 

149

Chair Morrisette

 

150

Sanders

 

153

Chair Morrisette

 

160

Sanders

 

160

Chair Morrisette

 

161

Sanders

 

171

Chair Morrisette

 

172

Sen. Verger

 

194

Sanders

 

236

Chair Morrisette

 

246

Sanders

 

247

Sen. Verger

 

277

Toews

 

303

Chair Morrisette

 

324

Sen. Kruse

 

332

Toews

 

347

Sen. G George

 

353

Chair Morrisette

 

362

Mike Volpe, Commissioner, Home Care Commission (EXHIBIT F)

24B

005

Volpe

 

010

Chair Morrisette

 

012

Volpe

 

013

Chair Morrisette

 

014

Volpe

 

022

Chair Morrisette

 

024

Volpe

 

033

Chair Morrisette

 

038

Kay Kirkbride, Home Care Commission (EXHIBIT G)

 

102

Chair Morrisette

 

105

Kirkbride

 

107

Chair Morrisette

 

108

Sen. Verger

 

110

Kirkbride

 

111

Sen. Verger

 

114

Chair Morrisette

 

 

 

SB 191 – PUBLIC HEARING

24B

119

Chair Morrisette

 

123

Joel Ario, Administrator, Insurance Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT H, I)

 

185

Julia Huddleston, Manager, Planning Research and Rate Setting, Seniors and People with Disabilities Division, Department of Human Services (EXHIBIT J)

 

247

Chair Morrisette

 

248

Huddleston

 

249

Chair Morrisette

 

251

Sen. Verger

 

259

Huddleston

 

265

Ario

 

293

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

315

Ario

 

326

Chair Morrisette

 

335

Rob Johnson, Oregon Health Care Association (EXHIBIT K)

 

387

Elise Brown, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

 

404

Sen. Kruse

 

408

Brown

 

409

Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator

 

410

Brown

 

412

Chair Morrisette

 

418

John Morgan,

 

439

Sen. Kruse

 

439

Chair Morrisette

 

 

 

SB 191 – WORK SESSION

 

440

Chair Morrisette (EXHIBIT L)

 

441

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 191-2 amendments dated 2/21/07.

 

442

Chair Morrisette

 

443

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. G George

 

 

Chair Morrisette hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

449

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SB 191 be sent to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

451

Chair Morrisette

25B

005

Chair Morrisette

 

006

Sen. Monnes Anderson

25B

013

Chair Morrisette

 

014

VOTE:  4-0-1

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. G George

 

 

Chair Morrisette declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MORRISETTE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

018

Chair Morrisette adjourns the meeting at 4:46 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 41, -1 amendment, staff, 1p
  2. SB 157, draft amendments, James Toews, 11pp
  3. SB 157, prepared statement, Cheryl Sanders, 4pp
  4. SB 157, information packet, Cheryl Sanders, 8pp
  5. SB 157, written testimony, Karla Spence, 4pp
  6. SB 157, written testimony, Mike Volpe, 2pp
  7. SB 157, written testimony of Scott Lay, Kay Kirkbride, 3 pp
  8. SB 191, written testimony, Joel Ario, 3pp
  9. SB 191, prepared statement, Joel Ario, 1p
  10. SB 191, written testimony, Julia Huddleston, 2pp
  11. SB 191, written testimony, Rob Johnson, 2pp
  12. SB 191, -2 amendment, staff, 3pp