SENATE COMMITTEE ON

LEGISLATIVE OPERATIONS & REFORM

 

February 13, 2007 Hearing Room B

10:30 A.M. Tapes 6 - 7

(Corrected 5/5/07)

MEMBERS PRESENT: Sen. Rod Monroe, Chair

Sen. Frank Morse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson

Sen. Brad Avakian

Sen. Peter Courtney

Sen. Rick Metsger

 

MEMBER EXCUSED: Sen. Jackie Winters

 

STAFF PRESENT: Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

Krista Schuchard, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

SB 50/SJR 1/SB 456 Public Hearing

Discussion of Campaign Funds Informational Meeting

 

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

6A

 

Chair Monroe calls the meeting to order at 10:36 a.m.

SB 50/SJR 1/SB 456 PUBLIC HEARING

DISCUSSION OF CAMPAIGN FUNDS INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

015

Doug McKean, Legislative Counsel

 

058

Chair Monroe

 

064

McKean

 

071

Chair Monroe

 

074

Sen. Avakian

 

078

McKean

 

088

Chair Monroe

 

098

McKean

 

104

Chair Monroe

 

108

McKean

 

111

Chair Monroe

 

113

McKean

 

115

Chair Monroe

 

117

McKean

6A

135

Chair Monroe

 

144

McKean

 

145

Chair Monroe

 

158

Gary Wilhems, Co-Chair, Public Commission on the Oregon Legislature (PCOL)

 

261

Chair Monroe

 

262

Judge Laura Pryor, Co-Chair, PCOL

 

303

Chair Monroe

 

306

Wilhelms

 

324

Chair Monroe

 

328

Sen. Avakian

 

338

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

 

344

Sen. Morse

 

356

Chair Monroe

 

358

Taylor

 

360

Wilhelms

 

363

Chair Monroe

 

385

Paul DeMuniz, Chief Justice, Oregon Supreme Court (EXHIBITS A, B)

7A

001

DeMuniz

 

019

Chair Monroe

 

020

Sen. Morse

 

023

DeMuniz

 

039

Chair Monroe

 

037

Wendy Johnson, Deputy Director, Oregon Law Commission

 

137

Johnson

 

166

Chair Monroe

 

175

Chuck Bennett, Director of Government Relations, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

 

275

Chair Monroe

 

283

Janice Thompson, Executive Director, Money in Politics Research Action Project (EXHIBIT C)

 

358

Chair Monroe

 

375

Paul Hurd, General Counsel, Freightliner LLC (EXHIBIT D)

6B

009

Hurd

 

017

Chair Monroe

 

018

Gerry Gaydos, Chair, Oregon State Bar Public Affairs Committee (EXHIBIT E)

 

034

Bill Sime, President, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel

 

058

Chair Monroe

6B

062

Derek Johnson, President, Oregon Trial Lawyer Association

 

073

Chair Monroe

 

080

Mark Gardner, Circuit Court Judge, Washington County

 

110

Chair Monroe

 

113

Dan Harris, Circuit Court Judge, Jackson County

 

149

Chair Monroe

 

161

John Ledger, Vice President of External Affairs, Associated Oregon Industries (EXHIBIT F)

 

165

Mark Nelson, Lobbyist, Oregon Judges Association

 

178

Chair Monroe

 

187

Kappy Eaton, Governance Coordinator, League of Women Voters of Oregon (EXHIBIT G)

 

218

Chair Monroe

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

 

 

Randall Edwards, State Treasurer (EXHIBIT H)

 

225

Chair Monroe adjourns the meeting at 11:49 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 456, written testimony, Paul DeMuniz, 1 p
  2. SB 456, report, Paul DeMuniz, 7 pp
  3. Discussion of Campaign Funds, written testimony, Janice Thompson, 2 pp
  4. SB 456, written testimony, Paul Hurd, 2 pp
  5. SB 456, written testimony, Gerry Gaydos, 1 p
  6. SB 50/SJR 1/SB 456, written testimony, John Ledger, 1 p
  7. Discussion of Campaign Funds, written testimony, Kappy Eaton, 1 p
  8. SJR 1, written testimony, Randall Edwards, 1 p