PUBLIC HEARING HB 3619, HB 3618, HB 3621

 

TAPES #5. 6, 7, 8

 

HOUSE SPECIAL SESSION COMMITTEE ON REVENUE

February 6, 2008 - 7:00 p.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:                   Mike Grainey, Department of Energy

                                                Suzanne Leta Liou, Renewable Northwest Project

                                                Bob Beisner, SolarWorld. U.S.A.

                                                Rep. Bob Kreiger

                                                Bob Bushue, Oregon Farm Bureau

                                                Jeff Stone, Oregon Federation of Nurseries

                                                Shawn Cleave, Oregon Farm Bureau

                                                Gary Johnson, Oregon Farm Bureau

                                                Jack Chapin

                                                Jim Welsh, Oregon CattlemenŐs Association

                                                Dean Freeborn

                                                Jody Wiser, Tax Fairness Oregon

                                                Amy Ream, Tax Fairness Oregon

                                                Peggy Sollis, Department of Revenue

                                                Heather Gilmore

                                                Kristina McNitt, Oregon Small Woodlands Association

                                                Sara Leiman, Coast Range Conifers LLC

                                                Clinton Bentz, CPA, Boldt, Carlisle & Smith, LLC

                                                David Roth, Tax Fairness Oregon

                                                Rep. Brian Clem

                                                Rep. Brian Boquist

 

Staff Present:                           Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                                                Chris Allanach, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Mazen Malik, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office

                                                Carol Phillips, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 5, SIDE A

003

Chair Barnhart

Calls meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.

006

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 3619. (Exhibit A and B)

010

Mike Grainey

 

051

Chair Barnhart

 

054

Suzanne Leta Liou

Suzanne Leta Liou, Renewable Northwest Project (Exhibit C)

097

Bob Beisner

 

104

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3619.

105

Chair Barnhart

Opened Public Hearing on HB 3618.

125

Rep. Bob Kreiger

 

165

Rep. Witt

 

175

Chair Barnhart

 

180

Bob Bushue

 

240

Jeff Stone

 

291

Shawn Cleave

 

380

Vice Chair Berger

 

392

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

407

Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone, Oregon Federation of Nurseries (Exhibit D)

428

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

446

Bob Bushue

 

 

TAPE 6, SIDE A

020

Bob Bushue

Continuation of comments.

042

Jeff Stone

 

050

Gary Johnson

 

091

Jack Chapin

 

268

Jim Welsh

 

302

Vice Chair Berger

 

306

Jack Chapin

 

322

Chair Barnhart

 

337

Gary Johnson

 

343

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

350

Dean Freeborn

 

 

TAPE 5, SIDE B

013

Chair Barnhart

 

015

Vice Chair Berger

 

017

Chair Barnhart

 

024

Jody Wiser

 

148

Amy Ream

Amy Ream, Tax Fairness Oregon (Exhibit E)

190

Jody Wiser

 

438

Peggy Sollis

 

467

Chair Barnhart

 

 

TAPE 6, SIDE B

039

Vice Chair Berger

 

046

Heather Gilmore

 

079

Chair Barnhart

 

080

Heather Gilmore

 

120

Chair Barnhart

 

126

Kristina McNitt

Kristina McNitt, Oregon Small Woodlands Association (Exhibit O)

160

Sara Leiman

Sara Leiman, Coast Range Conifers LLC (Exhibit G)

237

Clint Bentz

Clinton Bentz, CPA, Boldt, Carlisle & Smith, LLC (Exhibit F)

305

Chair Barnhart

 

308

Clint Bentz

 

314

Chair Barnhart

 

317

Clint Bentz

 

 

TAPE 7, SIDE A

020

Clint Bentz

Continuation of comments.

067

Chair Barnhart

 

070

Clint Bentz

 

093

Rep. Berger

 

106

Chair Barnhart

 

125

Clint Bentz

 

130

Chair Barnhart

 

133

Clint Bentz

 

136

Chair Barnhart

 

151

David Roth

 

260

Chair Barnhart

 

265

Rep. Brian Clem

 

280

Rep. Gelser

 

283

Rep. Clem

 

402

Chair Barnhart

 

406

Vice Chair Berger

 

410

Rep. Read

 

414

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on FB 3618.

Opened Public Hearing on HB 3621.

 

TAPE 8, SIDE A

015

Rep. Brian Boquist

 

045

Chair Barnhart

 

046

Rep. Boquist

 

062

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3621.

068

Chair Barnhart

 

080

Vice Chair Berger

 

085

Chair Barnhart

Re-opened Public Hearing on HB 3618.

087

Paul Warner

 

112

Chair Barnhart

Closed Public Hearing on HB 3618.

126

Chair Barnhart

Adjourns meeting at 9:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

Carol Phillips

House Committee Assistant

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. HB 3619, Staff measure summary, LRO staff.
  2. No exhibit.
  3. HB 3619, Written testimony, Suzanne Leta Liou.
  4. HB 3618, Written testimony, JEFF Stone.
  5. HB 3618, Written testimony, Amy Ream.
  6. HB 3618, Written testimony, Clinton Bentz.
  7. HB 3618, Written testimony, Sara Leiman.
  8. HB 3618, Staff measure summary, LRO staff.
  9. HB 3618, Types of qualified property information, LRO staff.
  10. HB 3618, Written testimony (via emailÉnot present), Susan Watkins.
  11. HB 3618, Written testimony (via emailÉnot present), Dina Noxoll.
  12. HB 3621, Staff measure summary, LRO staff.
  13. HB 3621, Revenue impact statement, LRO staff.
  14. HB 3621, Information sheet, LRO staff.
  15. HB 3618, Written testimony, Kristina McNitt.