HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

 

February 18, 2008 Hearing Room E

3:00 P.M. Tapes 13 14

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Terry Beyer, Chair

Rep. George Gilman, Vice-Chair

Rep. Carolyn Tomei, Vice-Chair

Rep. Cliff Bentz

Rep. Peter Buckley

Rep. Tobias Read

Rep. Greg Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT: Patrick Brennan, Committee Administrator

Beth Herzog, Committee Assistant

 

ISSUES HEARD: Freight Rail Issues Briefing- Informational Meeting

SB 1079A - 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

13A

003

Chair Beyer calls the meeting to order at 3:01 pm

FREIGHT RAIL ISSUES BRIEFING - INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

006

Rep. Morgan

 

030

Sen. Johnson

 

051

Chair Beyer

 

052

Rep. Buckley

 

055

Sen. Johnson

 

056

Chair Beyer

 

065

Lana Butterfield, Oregon Rail Users League (EXHIBIT A)

 

084

Roger Martin, Union Pacific (EXHIBIT B)

 

222

Chair Beyer

 

223

Dave Barrows, BNSF Railway

 

319

Rep. Tomei

 

322

Martin

 

355

Rep. Tomei

 

361

Barrows

 

379

Rep. Gilman

 

399

Martin

14A

001

Martin, continues

 

009

Chair Beyer

 

024

Barrows

 

058

Martin

 

081

Chair Beyer

 

083

Butterfield

 

087

Chair Beyer

 

096

Bruce Carswell, Portland and Western Railroad

 

142

Paul Langer, Teevin Bros. Land & Timber Co.

 

194

Mike Wendell, Mayor of Prineville (EXHIBIT C)

 

247

Dale Keller, City of Prineville

 

304

Chair Beyer

 

309

Rep. Tomei

 

316

Kelly Taylor, Oregon Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT D)

13B

001

Taylor, continues

 

105

Rep. Buckley

 

111

Taylor

 

124

Rep. Buckley

 

127

Taylor

 

128

Rep. Tomei

 

132

Taylor

 

134

Chair Beyer

 

135

Taylor

 

140

Rep. Tomei

 

145

Taylor

 

153

Rep. Bentz

 

156

Taylor

 

160

Rep. Bentz

 

162

Taylor

 

168

Rep. Bentz

 

170

Taylor

 

172

Chair Beyer

SB 1079A - PUBLIC HEARING

 

190

Paul Romain, Oregon Petroleum Association

 

245

Rep. Dingfelder (EXHIBIT E & F)

 

246

Sen. Johnson

 

247

Rep. Dingfelder

 

296

Sen. Johnson

13B

340

Rep. Buckley

 

342

Rep. Bentz

 

349

Sen. Johnson

 

364

Chair Beyer

 

376

Lorna Youngs, Department of Transportation (EXHIBIT G)

 

399

Rep. Bentz

 

401

Chair Beyer

 

415

Dennis Douglas, Experimental Aircraft Association (EXHIBIT H)

14B

001

Douglas, continues

 

140

Dean Billing, Aircraft Owner (EXHIBIT I)

 

255

Chair Beyer

 

262

Richard Scott, Estacada

 

362

John Cox, Oregon Pilots Association

 

414

Chair Beyer adjourns the meeting at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A.     Freight Rail, prepared information, Lana Butterfield, 1 p

B.     Freight Rail, prepared information, Roger Martin, 2 pp

C.     Freight Rail, prepared information, Mike Wendel, 2 pp

D.    Freight Rail, prepared information, Kelly Taylor, 7 pp

E.     SB 1079A, -6 Amendments, staff, 3 pp

F.      SB 1079A, -7 Amendments, staff, 1 p

G.    SB 1079A, prepared information, Lorna Youngs, 3 pp

H.    SB 1079A, prepared information, Dennis Douglas, 11 pp

I.       SB 1079A, written testimony, Dean Billing, 5 pp