INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

TAPES #3 and 4

 

HOUSE SPECIAL SESSION COMMITTEE ON REVENUE

February 6, 2008 – 10:00 a.m.

Hearing Room F – State Capitol Building

 

Members Present:                    Rep. Phil Barnhart Chair

                                                Rep. Tobias Read, Vice Chair

                                                Rep. Cliff Bentz

                                                Rep. Vicki Berger, Vice Chair

                                                Rep. Scott Bruun

                                                Rep. Sara Gelser

                                                Rep. Andy Olson

                                                Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

                                                Rep. Brad Witt

 

Witnesses Present:                   Jack Isselman, Tonkin Torp, Government Relations Policy Group

                                                Boris Klebensberger, President, SolarWorld U.S.A.

                                                Bob Beisner, Vice President, SolarWorld U.S.A.

                                                Joe Esman,,I.B.W. Local 48, Portland

                                                Jeff Cheyne, Attorney, Samuel, Joel & Cantor, Portland

                                                Heather Gilmore, member of work group

 

Staff Present:                           Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                                                Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 3, SIDE A

004

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 10:08 a.m.

006

Chair Barnhart

Opens Informational Meeting

015

Jack Isselman

Jack Isselman, Tonkin Torp., Government Relations Policy Group

033

Boris Klebensberger

Boris Klebensberger, SolarWorld, U.S.A. (Exhibit A)

419

Chair Barnhart

 

422

Rep. Bruun

 

430

Klebensberger

 

 

TAPE 4, SIDE A

004

Klebensberger

Continuation of comments.

019

Chair Barnhart

 

020

Bob Beisner

Bob Beisner, Vice President, SolarWorld U.S.A.

023

Rep. Bruun

 

027

Klebensberger

 

036

Rep. Bruun

 

045

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

050

Klebensberger

 

081

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

086

Klebensberger

 

087

Beisner

 

094

Klebensberger

 

117

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

124

Klebensberger

 

129

Vice Chair Read

 

133

Klebensberger

 

143

Rep. Berger

 

149

Klebensberger

 

169

Rep. Berger

 

178

Klebensberger

 

214

Rep. Bentz

 

219

Klebensberger

 

244

Chair Barnhart

 

247

Klebensberger

 

299

Chair Barnhart

 

314

Klebensberger

 

318

Chair Barnhart

 

322

Rep. Bruun

 

329

Klebensberger

 

343

Chair Barnhart

 

413

Klebensberger

 

422

Chair Barnhart

 

429

Joe Esman

Joe Esman, I.B.W., Local 48, Portland

 

TAPE 3, SIDE B

005

Esman

Continuation of comments.

012

Chair Barnhart

 

031

Paul Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer (Exhibits C, D, E)

046

Jeff Cheyne

Jeff Cheyne, Attorney, Samuel, Joel & Cantor, Portland (Exhibit F)

189

Chair Barnhart

Closed Informational Meeting.

204

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 11:22 a.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. Written testimony, SolarWorld, Boris Klebensberger
  2. Valuation of certain farm, ect, real property, LRO staff
  3. Involuntary conversions, LRO staff
  4. Extention of time for payment, LRO staff
  5. Modifications for House Revenue Committee, Jeff Cheyne, Attorney/CPA workgroup