SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

TAPE LOG

 

March 19, 2007   Hearing Room HR C

3:00 pm Tapes  44 - 45

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Bill Morrisette, Chair

Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson

Sen. Joanne Verger

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Sen. Gary George

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator

Anna Wuitschick, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE OR ISSUES HEARD:        

                                                SB 160 – Public Hearing                                              

                                                SB 803 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 873 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 873 – Work Session

                                                SB 768 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 768 – Work Session

                                                SB 857 – Public Hearing

 

 

 

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

44A

006

Chair Morrisette calls the meeting to order at 3:06 pm

 

 

 

SB 160 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

010

Chair Morrisette

 

014

Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A, B)

 

021

Chair Morrisette

 

028

Bill Origer, MD, Health Resources Commission

 

107

Chair Morrisette

 

108

Shirley Kimball, National Alliance on Mental Illness (EXHIBIT C)

 

136

Chair Morrisette

 

137

Kimball

 

155

Chair Morrisette

44A

157

Kathleen Cosgrove, Cascade Aid Project

 

163

Chair Morrisette

 

134

Cosgrove

 

179

Chair Morrisette

 

187

Alice Herrin (EXHIBIT D)

 

232

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

234

Herrin

 

236

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

243

Herrin

 

283

Chair Morrisette

 

284

Herrin

 

286

Chair Morrisette

 

289

Herrin

 

294

Chair Morrisette

 

295

Herrin

 

297

Chair Morrisette (EXHIBIT E)

 

 

 

SB 803 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

347

Chair Morrisette

 

350

Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator

 

353

Chair Morrisette

 

354

Sen. Alan Bates, SD 3 (EXHIBIT F, G)

 

383

Chair Morrisette

 

390

Sen. Bates

 

396

Chair Morrisette

 

399

Sen. Bates

 

406

Chair Morrisette

 

407

Sen. Bates

 

407

Sen. Kruse

 

409

Sen. Bates

 

420

Sen. Kruse

 

434

Sen. Bates

 

448

Chair Morrisette

 

451

Sen. Vicki Walker, SD 7

45A

005

Sen. Walker Continues

 

055

Chair Morrisette

 

056

Sen. Bates

 

072

Sen. Walker

45A

074

Chair Morrisette

 

081

John Powell, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon

 

107

Chair Morrisette

 

108

Katherine Bradley, PhD, RN, Administrator, Public Health Division, Office of Family Health, Department of Human Services (DHS)

 

131

Chair Morrisette

 

132

Bradley

 

136

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

139

Bradley

 

142

Chair Morrisette

 

146

Margi Hoffman, Oregon Dental Association

 

174

Chair Morrisette

 

178

Elise Brown, America Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

 

202

Lisa Trussell, Oregon Associated Industries

 

227

Chair Morrisette

 

 

 

SB 873 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

235

Chair Morrisette

 

238

Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator

 

252

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, SD 25

 

281

Sen. Kruse

 

287

Chair Morrisette

 

300

Joanne Rogovoy, State Director of Program Services, March of Dimes (EXHIBIT H, I)

 

341

Richard Lowensohn, MD

 

402

Chair Morrisette

 

404

Jennifer Horner

44B

005

Horner continues testimony

 

012

Chair Morrisette

 

018

Katherine Bradley, PhD, RN, Administrator, Public Health Division, Office of Family Health, Department of Human Services (DHS) (EXHIBIT J)

 

038

Chair Morrisette

 

039

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

041

Chair Morrisette

 

042

Sen. Kruse

 

048

Judy Tuerck, RN (EXHIBIT K)

 

069

Chair Morrisette (EXHIBIT L)

 

 

 

SB 873 – WORK SESSION

44B

073

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB  873-1 amendments dated 3/14/07.

 

074

VOTE:  4-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. G George

 

 

Chair Morrisette hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

076

Sen. Kruse

 

092

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

095

Chair Morrisette

 

098

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

100

Sen. Kruse

 

102

Sen. Verger

 

106

Chair Morrisette

 

109

Patricia O’Sullivan, Department of Human Services (DHS)

 

113

Sen. Kruse

 

120

O’Sullivan

 

131

Chair Morrisette

 

134

O’Sullivan

 

143

Chair Morrisette

 

144

Sen. Kruse

 

146

O’Sullivan

 

149

Chair Morrisette

 

156

O’Sullivan

 

163

Chair Morrisette

 

164

Sen. Verger

 

169

Sen. Kruse

 

170

Chair Morrisette

 

171

Sen. Kruse

 

174

Chair Morrisette

 

180

Sen. Verger

 

187

Chair Morrisette

 

188

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SB 873 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and be referred to Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

190

VOTE:  3-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. G George, Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

 

Chair Morrisette declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. MONNES ANDERSON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

199

Sen. Kruse

 

200

Chair Morrisette

SB 768 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

205

Ilana Weinbaum, Committee Administrator

 

209

Chair Morrisette

 

218

Robert Lawrence, Governor’s Commission of Senior Services (GCSS)(EXHIBIT M)

 

253

Chair Morrisette

 

258

Sen. Kruse

 

263

Lawrence

 

265

Chair Morrisette

 

270

Lucy Morgan, GCSS

 

298

Barbara Nelson, GCSS

 

319

Chair Morrisette

 

 

 

SB 768 – WORK SESION

 

325

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SB 768 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Finance and Revenue by prior reference.

 

329

Chair Morrisette

 

330

Sen. Verger

 

349

Sen. Kruse

 

360

Chair Morrisette (EXHIBIT N, O)

 

363

VOTE:  3-0-2

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

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. G George, Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

 

Chair Morrisette declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

 

SB 857 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

383

Grover Simmons, Independent Adult Foster Home Association (EXHIBIT P)

45B

005

Simmons continues testimony

 

039

Chair Morrisette

 

041

Simmons

 

043

Chair Morrisette

 

043

Simmons

 

049

Chair Morrisette

 

050

Simmons

 

051

Chair Morrisette

 

052

Simmons

 

056

Sen. Verger

 

060

Simmons

45B

062

Chair Morrisette

 

074

Simmons

 

112

Chair Morrisette

 

122

Mary Gear, Administrator, Office of Licensing and Quality of Care, Seniors and People with Disabilities, Department of Human Services (EXHIBIT Q)

 

164

Chair Morrisette

 

173

Gear

 

175

Chair Morrisette

 

184

Gear

 

190

Chair Morrisette

 

193

Simmons

 

194

Gear

 

199

Chair Morrisette

 

204

Gear

 

207

Chair  Morrisette

 

215

Gear

 

217

Chair Morrisette

 

220

Gear

 

226

Chair Morrisette

 

233

Gear

 

236

Chair Morrisette

 

240

Meredith Cote, State Long Term Care Ombudsman (EXHIBIT R)

 

298

Chair Morrisette adjourns the meeting at 5:00 pm

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 160, -1 amendment, staff, 1p
  2. SB 160, written testimony of Cindy Becker, staff, 1p
  3. SB 160, written testimony, Shirley Kimball, 1p
  4. SB 160, written testimony, Alice Herrin, 19pp
  5. SB 160, written testimony, Rick Bennett, 1p
  6. SB 803, written testimony, Sen. Bates, 1p
  7. SB 803, American Dental Association Article, Sen. Bates, 4pp
  8. SB 873, fact sheet, Joanne Rogovoy, 2pp
  9. SB 873, written testimony, Joanne Rogovoy, 3pp
  10. SB 873, written testimony, Katherine Bradley, 3pp
  11. SB 873, written testimony, Judith Tuerck, 1p
  12. SB 873, -1 amendment, staff, 1p
  13. SB 768, written testimony, Robert Lawrence, 3pp
  14. SB 768, written testimony, Jim Davis, 1p
  15. SB 768, information packet, Jim Davis, 2pp
  16. SB 857, information packet, Grover Simmons, 8pp
  17. SB 857, written testimony, Mary Gear, 2pp
  18. SB 857, written testimony, Meredith Cote, 1p