SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

 

 

February 08, 2008 Hearing Room B

10:00 AM Tapes 1 2

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Sen. Ben Westlund, Chair

Sen. Gary George, Vice-Chair

Sen. Richard Devlin

Sen. Floyd Prozanski

 

 

MEMBER EXCUSED: Sen. Jackie Winters

 

MEMBER VISITING: Rep. Paul Holvey

 

 

STAFF PRESENT: Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator

Graham Coslett, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard: Adoption of Committee Rules Organizational Meeting

SB 1063 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1064 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1090 - 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

1A

006

Chair Westlund calls the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m.

Adoption of Committee Rules - ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

017

Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

018

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated 2/8/08.

 

 

VOTE: 3-0-2

EXCUSED: 2 - Sen. Devlin, Sen. Winters

 

 

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

 

022

Chair Westlund

 

027

Ms. Van Winkle (EXHIBIT B)

 

 

031

MOTION: Sen. Devlin moves incorporation of 2/6/08 unofficial meeting testimony.

 

034

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Sen. Winters

 

 

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

SB 1063 - Public hearing

 

037

Chair Westlund

 

041

Stephen Kafoury, Oregon Remodelers Association

 

065

Chair Westlund

 

066

Sen. Prozanski

 

070

Mr. Kafoury

 

073

Rep. Holvey

 

078

Chair Westlund

SB 1063 - WORK SESSION

 

090

MOTION: Sen. Prozanski moves SB 1063 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

091

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Sen. Winters

 

 

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

SEN. WINTERS will lead discussion on the floor.

 

095

Sen. Prozanski

 

096

Chair Westlund

SB 1064 PUBLIC HEARING

 

101

Sen. Devlin

 

106

Chair Westlund

SB 1064 WORK SESSION

 

108

Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT C)

 

 

112

MOTION: Sen. George moves to ADOPT SB 1064-1 amendments dated 2/4/08.

 

114

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Sen. Winters

 

 

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

 

115

MOTION: George moves SB 1064 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

117

VOTE: 4-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Sen. Winters

 

 

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

SB 1090 PUBLIC HEARING

 

120

Chair Westlund (EXHIBIT D)

 

138

Cory Streisinger, Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services

 

153

Chair Westlund

1A

155

Ms. Streisinger

 

219

Sen. Devlin

 

225

Ms. Streisinger

 

237

Sen. Devlin

 

245

Chair Westlund

 

248

Ms. Streisinger

 

251

Paul Cosgrove, Oregon Financial Services Association (EXHIBIT E)

 

307

Chair Westlund

 

309

Mr. Cosgrove

 

375

Chair Westlund

 

384

Mr. Cosgrove

 

394

Chair Westlund

 

399

Sen. George

 

407

Mr. Cosgrove

 

416

Sen. George

 

429

Mr. Cosgrove

2A

008

Chair Westlund

 

012

Linda Navarro, Oregon Bankers Association

 

031

Chair Westlund

 

034

Melissa Briggs, Counsel for Oregon Bankers Association

 

075

Chair Westlund

 

078

Sen. George

 

082

Ms. Briggs

 

084

Sen. George

 

085

Ms. Briggs

 

088

Steve Way, President and CEO, Silver Falls Bank

 

123

Chair Westlund

 

124

Rep. Holvey

 

134

Chair Westlund

 

137

Mr. Way

 

142

Ms. Navarro

 

212

Chair Westlund

 

213

Sen. Devlin

 

236

Ms. Navarro

 

274

Chair Westlund

 

275

Sen. George

 

280

Ms. Navarro

 

297

Sen. George

2A

299

Ms. Navarro

 

305

Chair Westlund

 

315

Sen. George

 

317

Chair Westlund

 

334

Speaker of the House Jeff Merkley

1B

003

Speaker Merkley continues

 

022

Chair Westlund

 

032

Speaker Merkley

 

035

Chair Westlund

 

041

Julie Morris, CEO, Willamette Communications

 

052

Chair Westlund

 

053

Ms. Morris

 

075

Gretchen Buehner, real estate attorney

 

155

Chair Westlund

 

158

Shane Jackson, Oregon Coalition of Mortgage Originators

 

186

Chair Westlund

 

193

Rick Bennett, Director of Government Relations, AARP

 

239

Chair Westlund

 

240

Mr. Bennett

 

250

Chair Westlund

 

253

Uriah King, Center for Responsible Lending

 

259

Matt Wallace, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG)

 

365

Sen. Prozanski

 

371

Mr. Bennett

 

373

Sen. Prozanski

 

374

Mr. Bennett

 

380

Sen. Devlin

 

384

Chair Westlund

 

425

Jana Jarvis, Oregon Association of Realtors

 

433

John Baker

2B

007

Baker continues

 

089

Chair Westlund

 

091

Ms. Jarvis

 

112

Chair Westlund

 

120

Kelly Gardner, President and CEO, Pinnacle Mortgage (EXHIBIT F)

 

146

Kristina Foster, 1st American Title

 

163

Chair Westlund

2B

169

Ms. Foster

 

172

Chair Westlund

 

174

Ms. Foster

 

176

Chair Westlund

 

177

Ms. Foster

 

181

Chair Westlund

 

182

Scott Oliver, The Mortgage Consultants, Inc.

 

193

Chair Westlund

 

194

Mr. Oliver

 

225

Chair Westlund

 

228

Sen. George

 

238

Mr. Oliver

 

252

Chair Westlund

 

257

Linda McKinney, member, ACORN

 

258

Chair Westlund

 

260

Ms. McKinney

 

288

Keith Karnes, attorney

 

327

Arthur Towers, Political Director, SEIU

 

362

Chair Westlund

 

366

Ms. McKinney

 

372

John McCulley, Oregon Association of Mortgage Professionals

 

385

Chair Westlund

 

388

Sen. George

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

 

 

Tom Potter, Mayor of Portland, et al. (EXHIBIT G)

 

 

Our Oregon (EXHIBIT H)

 

 

Michael Burdick, Portland resident (EXHIBIT I)

 

401

Chair Westlund adjourns the meeting at 12:01 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Rules, Committee, staff, 3 pp
  2. Rules, 2/6/08 unofficial meeting testimony and tapes (A & B), staff, 19 pp
  3. SB 1064, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  4. SB 1090, -1 amendments, staff, 15 pp
  5. SB 1090, written testimony, Paul Cosgrove, 1 p
  6. SB 1090, written testimony, Kelly Gardner, 58 pp
  7. SB 1090, written testimony of Tom Potter et al., staff, 2 pp
  8. SB 1090, written testimony of Our Oregon, staff, 1 p
  9. SB 1090, written testimony of Michael Burdick, 1 p