HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS, ETHICS AND RULES

 

February 19, 2008 Hearing Room E

8:00 A.M. & 5:15 P.M. Tapes 13 16

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Diane Rosenbaum, Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger, Vice-Chair

Rep. Peter Buckley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Sal Esquivel

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Chip Shields

Rep. Kim Thatcher

 

STAFF PRESENT: Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

Natalie Worley, Committee Assistant

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

Measures or Issues Heard: SCR 22 Public Hearing and Work Session

SCR 26 Public Hearing and Work Session

SCR 27 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1071 A Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3624 Work Session

HB 3603 Work Session

SB 1098 A Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3602 Work Session

HB 3634 Public Hearing and Work Session

HB 3615 Public Hearing and 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

13A

003

Chair Rosenbaum calls the meeting to order at 8:09 a.m.

SCR 22 PUBLIC HEARING

 

013

Sen. Vicki Walker, Senate District 7

 

051

Chair Rosenbaum

 

057

Sen. Walker

 

063

Chair Rosenbaum

 

067

Meghan Moyer, Service Employee International Union (SEIU), Local 503

 

078

Chair Rosenbaum

SCR 22 WORK SESSION

 

079

MOTION: Rep. Berger moves SCR 22 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead discussion on the floor.

13A

083

Chair Rosenbaum

SCR 26 PUBLIC HEARING

 

086

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

 

087

Chair Rosenbaum

 

090

Sen. Winters

 

163

Chair Rosenbaum

 

171

Doris Penwell, Keizer

 

205

Chair Rosenbaum

SCR 26 WORK SESSION

 

207

MOTION: Rep. Berger moves SCR 26 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BERGER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

212

Chair Rosenbaum

SCR 27 PUBLIC HEARING

 

220

Mary Oberst, First Lady of Oregon

 

238

Chair Rosenbaum

 

244

Rep. Berger

 

246

Ms. Oberst

 

248

Chair Rosenbaum

SCR 27 WORK SESSION

 

253

MOTION: Rep. Berger moves SCR 27 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ESQUIVEL will lead discussion on the floor.

 

260

Chair Rosenbaum

SB 1071 A PUBLIC HEARING

 

268

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

282

Chair Rosenbaum

 

284

Rep. Riley

 

305

Chair Rosenbaum

 

307

Rep. Berger

 

309

Chair Rosenbaum

 

314

Rep. Berger

 

320

Rep. Riley

13A

332

Chair Rosenbaum

 

336

Chair Rosenbaum recesses the meeting at 8:33 a.m.

HB 3624 WORK SESSION

 

345

Chair Rosenbaum

 

354

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT B)

 

362

Chair Rosenbaum

 

373

Rep. Betty Komp, House District 22 (EXHIBIT C)

 

427

Chair Rosenbaum

 

429

Rep. Shields

14A

011

Rep. Komp

 

018

Chair Rosenbaum

 

025

Rep. Shields

 

026

Chair Rosenbaum

 

027

Rep. Thatcher

 

032

Rep. Komp

 

037

Rep. Thatcher

 

043

Chair Rosenbaum

 

046

Rep. Thatcher

 

051

Rep. Komp

 

052

Rep. Berger

 

062

Rep. Komp

 

065

Chair Rosenbaum

 

070

Andrea Meyer, Legislative Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Oregon (EXHIBIT D)

 

113

Chair Rosenbaum

 

120

Rep. Esquivel

 

126

Rep. Shields

 

128

Ms. Meyer

 

129

Chair Rosenbaum

 

131

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves to ADOPT HB 3624-3 amendments dated 2/18/08.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

135

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves HB 3624-3 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the Committee on Ways & Means BE RESCINDED.

 

142

Rep. Thatcher

 

143

Chair Rosenbaum

14A

150

Rep. Thatcher

 

151

Chair Rosenbaum

 

153

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BUCKLEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

158

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 3603 WORK SESSION

 

166

Chair Rosenbaum (EXHIBIT E)

 

181

Pam Leavitt, Credit Union Association of Oregon

 

200

Chair Rosenbaum

 

204

Chair Rosenbaum recesses the work session on HB 3603 at 8:53 a.m. Reconvenes the meeting at 8:54 a.m.

SB 1098A & SB 1071 A - PUBLIC HEARING

 

206

Chair Rosenbaum

 

212

Sen. Kate Brown, Senate District 21

 

244

Chair Rosenbaum

 

246

Rep. Thatcher

 

256

Sen. Brown

 

262

Rep. Berger

 

265

Sen. Brown

 

266

Rep. Berger

 

267

Sen. Brown

 

273

Chair Rosenbaum

 

275

Sen. Brown

 

305

Chair Rosenbaum

 

326

Sen. Brown

 

330

Chair Rosenbaum

SB 1098A - WORK SESSION

 

335

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves SB 1098 A to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. SHIELDS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

346

Chair Rosenbaum

 

348

Rep. Buckley

 

357

Rep. Thatcher

 

364

Rep. Buckley

 

374

Chair Rosenbaum

 

380

Rep. Thatcher

14A

391

Chair Rosenbaum

 

398

Rep. Thatcher

 

417

Chair Rosenbaum

SB 1071A - WORK SESSION

 

420

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves to ADOPT SB 1071A-7 amendments dated 2/18/08.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

429

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves SB 1071A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

434

Rep. Berger

 

438

Rep. Shields

 

445

Chair Rosenbaum

 

450

Rep. Hunt

 

455

Chair Rosenbaum

13B

013

VOTE: 7-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HUNT will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3603 WORK SESSION

 

019

Chair Rosenbaum

 

022

Pam Leavitt, Credit Union Association of Oregon

 

042

Chair Rosenbaum

 

045

Tim Martinez, Oregon Bankers Association

 

168

Chair Rosenbaum

 

172

Mr. Martinez

 

175

Chair Rosenbaum

 

176

Mr. Martinez

 

179

Chair Rosenbaum

 

182

Mr. Martinez

 

183

Rep. Buckley

 

221

Mr. Martinez

 

286

Chair Rosenbaum

 

305

Mr. Martinez

 

318

Chair Rosenbaum

 

323

Rep. Shields

 

328

Mr. Martinez

 

332

Paul Cosgrove, Oregon Financial Services Association

 

348

Chair Rosenbaum

 

361

Chair Rosenbaum recesses the meeting at 9:32 a.m. Reconvenes the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

HB 3602 WORK SESSION

13B

383

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT F)

 

395

Chair Rosenbaum

 

410

Rep. Berger

 

415

Chair Rosenbaum

 

420

MOTION: Rep. Berger moves to ADOPT HB 3602-1 amendments dated 02/04/08.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

425

MOTION: Rep. Berger moves HB 3602 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ROSENBAUM will lead discussion on the floor.

14B

011

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 3634 PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

015

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT G)

 

020

Chair Rosenbaum

 

043

Rep. Berger

 

056

Rep. Hunt

 

090

Rep. Thatcher

 

096

Chair Rosenbaum

 

111

MOTION: Rep. Hunt moves to ADOPT HB 3634-1 amendments dated 02/19/08.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

115

MOTION: Rep. Hunt moves HB 3634 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

123

VOTE: 4-3-0

AYE: 4 - Buckley, Hunt, Shields, Rosenbaum

NAY: 3 - Berger, Esquivel, Thatcher

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. ROSENBAUM will lead discussion to the floor.

HB 3615 PUBLIC HEARING

 

121

Chair Rosenbaum (EXHIBIT H)

 

134

Sen. Floyd Prozanski, Senate District 4

 

183

Chair Rosenbaum

 

189

Rep. Hunt

 

192

Sen. Prozanski

14B

197

Josh Nasbe, Deputy Legislative Counsel

 

207

Rep. Hunt

 

212

Mr. Nasbe

 

217

Chair Rosenbaum

 

218

Rep. Berger

 

222

Sen. Prozanski

 

242

Rep. Berger

 

246

Rep. Thatcher

 

254

Chair Rosenbaum

 

264

Rep. Thatcher

 

268

Sen. Prozanski

 

276

Chair Rosenbaum

 

277

Sen. Prozanski

 

278

Chair Rosenbaum

 

280

Sen. Prozanski

HB 3615 WORK SESSION

 

328

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves to ADOPT HB 3615-1 amendments dated 02/19/08.

 

331

Rep. Berger

 

335

Rep. Thatcher

 

341

Chair Rosenbaum

 

 

VOTE: 4-3-0

AYE: 4 - Buckley, Hunt, Shields, Rosenbaum

NAY: 3 - Berger, Esquivel, Thatcher

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

 

350

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves HB 3615 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

356

Rep. Shields

 

368

VOTE: 4-3-0

AYE: 4 - Buckley, Hunt, Shields, Rosenbaum

NAY: 3 - Berger, Esquivel, Thatcher

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. MCPHERSON will lead discussion to the floor.

 

380

Chair Rosenbaum

HB 3603 WORK SESSION

 

393

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT I )

 

400

Rep. Paul Holvey, House District 8

15A

044

Chair Rosenbaum

 

050

Rep. Berger

 

053

Rep. Holvey

 

058

Rep. Berger

15A

061

Cory Streisinger, Director, Department of Consumer and Business Services. (EXHIBIT J)

 

063

Rep. Thatcher

 

066

Streisinger

 

067

Rep. Thatcher

 

071

Streisinger

 

077

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves to ADOPT HB 3603-3 amendments dated 02/19/08.

 

 

VOTE: 7-0-0

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

090

MOTION: Rep. Berger moves HB 3603 to the floor WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION as to passage and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Ways and Means.

 

100

Rep. Hunt

 

103

Chair Rosenbaum

 

106

Streisinger

 

179

Chair Rosenbaum

 

182

Rep. Esquivel

 

186

Streisinger

 

196

Rep. Esquivel

 

198

Streisinger

 

202

Rep. Berger

 

226

Chair Rosenbaum

 

236

VOTE: 3-4-0

AYE: 3 - Berger, Esquivel, Thatcher

NAY: 4 - Buckley, Hunt, Shields, Rosenbaum

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion FAILED.

 

240

MOTION: Rep. Buckley moves HB 3603 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the Committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

245

Chair Rosenbaum

 

250

Rep. Berger

 

263

Chair Rosenbaum

 

287

Rep. Esquivel

 

320

Rep. Hunt

 

401

Rep. Buckley

16A

010

Rep. Thatcher

 

015

VOTE: 4-3-0

AYE: 4 - Buckley, Hunt, Shields, Rosenbaum

NAY: 3 - Berger, Esquivel, Thatcher

 

 

Chair Rosenbaum declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. HOLVEY will lead the discussion to the floor.

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

 

 

Jim Markee, Markee & Associates, Inc. (EXHIBIT K)

 

 

Tom Chamberlain, President, Oregon AFL-CIO (EXHIBIT L)

 

 

Pamela Leavitt, Sr. Vice President, Governmental Affairs/Public Relations, Credit Union Association of Oregon (EXHIBIT M)

 

 

Matt Wallace, Consumer Associate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) (EXHIBIT N)

16A

023

Chair Rosenbaum adjourns the meeting at 6:41 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1071A, -7 Amendments, staff, 2 pp
  2. HB 3624, -3 Amendments, staff, 2 pp
  3. HB 3624, written testimony, Rep. Betty Komp, 1 p
  4. HB 3624, written testimony, Andrea Meyer, 1 p
  5. HB 3603, -1 Amendments, staff, 13 pp
  6. HB 3602, -1 Amendments, staff, 1 p
  7. HB 3634, -1 Amendments, staff, 1 p
  8. HB 3615, -1 Amendments, staff, 2 pp
  9. HB 3603, -3 Amendments, staff, 13 pp
  10. HB 3603, prepared information, Cory Streisinger, 1 p
  11. HB 3603, prepared information, Jim Markee, 21 pp
  12. HB 3603, written testimony, Tom Chamberlain, 2 pp
  13. HB 3603, written testimony, Pamela Leavitt, 1 p
  14. HB 3603, written testimony, Matt Wallace, 3 pp