HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WORKFORCE & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

February 11, 2008 Hearing Room D

8:00 A.M. Tapes 7 - 8

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Brad Witt, Chair

Rep. John Lim, Vice-Chair

Rep. Chuck Riley, Vice-Chair

Rep. Paul Holvey,

Rep. John E. Huffman

Rep. Sherrie Sprenger

 

MEMBER EXCUSED: Rep. Phil Barnhart

 

STAFF PRESENT: Patrick Brennan, Committee Administrator

Martha Ragland, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard: HB 3605 Work Session

HB 3606 Work Session

HB 3607 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

7A

003

Chair Witt calls the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m.

HB 3605 - WORK SESSION

 

012

John Powell, State Farm Insurance and Liberty Northwest

 

030

Chair Witt

 

033

Lana Butterfield, Safeco Insurance Company

 

049

Chair Witt

 

050

Vice-Chair Riley

 

052

Chair Witt

 

054

Powell

 

062

Vice-Chair Lim

 

073

Chair Witt

 

080

Vice-Chair Lim

 

082

Powell

 

103

Vice-Chair Lim

 

117

Chair Witt

7A

122

Rep. Huffman

 

128

Vice-Chair Lim

 

132

Chair Witt

 

143

Scott Kipper, Administrator, Insurance Division, Department of Consumer and Business Services (EXHIBIT A)

 

166

Chair Witt

 

167

Vice-Chair Lim

 

173

Shawn Miller, Property Casualty Insurers of America

 

196

Vice-Chair Lim

 

208

Chair Witt

 

212

Brigadier General Mike Caldwell, Deputy Director, Military Department

 

236

Miller

 

242

Vice-Chair Lim

 

249

Gen. Caldwell

 

262

Rep. Riley (reading from ORS)

 

285

Miller

 

299

Vice-Chair Lim

 

304

Miller

 

311

Vice-Chair Lim

 

329

Chair Witt

 

331

Vice-Chair Riley

 

335

Vice-Chair Lim

 

337

Chair Witt

 

348

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves to ADOPT HB 3605-2 amendments dated 2/8/08.

 

 

VOTE: 6-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Barnhart

 

 

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

355

MOTION: Rep. Holvey moves HB 3605 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 6-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Barnhart

 

 

Chair Witt declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BOONE will lead discussion on the floor.

HB 3606 WORK SESSION

 

377

Chair Witt

 

386

Tom Byerly, Assistant Director for Unemployment Benefits, Employment Department (EXHIBIT B)

7A

407

Chair Witt

 

420

Vice-Chair Lim

 

422

Byerly

 

416

Chair Witt

 

425

Patrick Brennan, Administrator

8A

001

Brennan continues

 

015

Chair Witt

 

022

MOTION: Rep. Riley moves to ADOPT HB 3606-1 amendments dated 2/5/08.

 

 

VOTE: 6-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Barnhart

 

 

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

 

018

MOTION: Rep. Riley moves to rescind the referral of HB 3606 AS AMENDED to the Committee on Ways and Means.

 

025

MOTION: Rep. Riley moves to AMEND the motion to rescind the referral of HB 3606 AS AMENDED to the Committee on Ways and Means by substituting "to rescind the referral of House Bill 3606 AS AMENDED to the Committee on Ways and Means and move HB 3606 AS AMENDED to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.".

 

 

VOTE: 6-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Barnhart

 

 

Chair Witt declares the motion CARRIED.

ROBLAN will lead discussion on the floor.

HH 3607 WORK SESSION

 

038

Chair Witt

 

044

Brigadier General Mike Caldwell, Deputy Director, Oregon Military Department (EXHIBIT C)

 

060

Chair Witt

 

062

Rep. Huffman

 

067

Paul Evans, Policy Advisor to Governor Kulongoski

 

089

Gen. Caldwell

 

109

Rep. Huffman

 

114

Evans

 

143

Chair Witt

 

147

MOTION: Rep. Riley moves to ADOPT HB 3607-1 amendments dated 2/8/08.

 

 

VOTE: 6-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 Barnhart

 

 

Chair Witt hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

8A

155

MOTION: Rep. Riley moves HB 3607 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE: 6-0-1

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

EXCUSED: 1 - Barnhart

 

 

Chair Witt declares the motion CARRIED.

 

174

Vice-Chair Lim

 

176

Brennan

 

181

Rep. Holvey

 

187

Chair Witt

 

198

Brennan

 

200

Rep. Huffman

 

218

Chair Witt

 

226

Vice-Chair Lim

 

233

Chair Witt

 

238

Rep. Huffman

 

244

Chair Witt

 

257

Vice-Chair Riley

 

260

Chair Witt adjourns meeting at 8:58 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 3605, -2 amendments, staff, 11 pp
  2. HB 3606, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  3. HB 3607, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p