SENATE COMMITTEE ON

EDUCATION & GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

February 5, 2008                                                                                                        Hearing Room

3:30 P.M.                                                                                                                           Tapes 1 -3

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Vicki Walker, Chair

Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Mark Hass

Sen. Rick Metsger

Sen. Frank Morse

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator

Beth Herzog, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD:                       Adoption of Committee Rules – Organizational Meeting

SB 1059 - Public Hearing

SB 1099 -  Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1066 - Public Hearing

SB 1067 - Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1059 - 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

003

Chair Walker calls the meeting to order at 3:33 p.m.

ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE RULES - ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

031

Chair Walker (EXHIBIT A)

 

033

MOTION:  Rep. Kruse moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

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

 

039

Sen. Morse

 

041

Sen. Metsger

 

042

Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator

 

044

Sen. Kruse

 

051

Sen. Hass

SB 1059 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

059

Chair Walker 

 

060

Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator

 

069

Rep. George Gilman, State Representative, House District #55

 

116

Chair Walker

 

119

Rep. Gilman

1A

128

Chair Walker

 

131

Rep. Gilman

 

135

Chair Walker

 

139

Chair Walker

SB 1099 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

140

Chair Walker

 

141

Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator (EXHIBITS B & C)

 

170

Chair Walker

 

182

Sen. Morse

 

209

Chair Walker

 

211

Sen. Morse

 

268

Chair Walker

 

271

Sen. Morse

 

289

Chair Walker

 

298

Sen. Kruse

 

320

Sen. Morse

 

326

Sen. Kruse

 

330

Kelly Skye, General Counsel, Governor’s Office

 

366

George Naughton, Administrator, Budget & Management Division, Department of Administrative Services    (EXHIBIT D)

 

385

Chair Walker

2A

002

Meghan Moyer, Political Organizer, Services Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503

 

013

Chair Walker

 

020

Chuck Hibner, Director, Secretary of States Audits Division

 

021

Chair Walker

 

022

Mr. Hibner

 

026

Chair Walker

SB 1099 - WORK SESSION

 

027

MOTION:  Rep. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 1099--1 amendments dated 02/05/08.

 

 

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

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

 

029

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SB 1099 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

041

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

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

SEN. MORSE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

044

Chair Walker

SB 1066 - PUBLIC HEARING

2A

050

Chair Walker

 

051

Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT E)

 

062

Chair Walker

 

066

Sen.  Peter Courtney, State Senator, State District #11

 

088

Chair Walker

 

089

Morgan Allen, Legislative Director, Oregon Department of Education

 

093

Chair Walker

 

098

Ms. Richardson

 

104

Denise Hall, Deputy Administrator, Oregon Educators Benefit Board (EXHIBIT F)

 

127

Chair Walker

 

128

Ms. Hall

 

129

Sen. Kruse

 

130

Chair Walker

 

131

Sen. Kruse

 

134

Ms. Richardson

 

144

Mr. Allen

 

161

Sue Love

 

175

Sen. Metsger

 

189

Chair Walker

 

193

Ms. Richardson (EXHIBIT G)

 

195

Vickie Chamberlain, Executive Director, Teachers Standards and Practices Commission (EXHIBIT H)

 

224

Chair Walker

 

225

Ms. Richardson (EXHIBIT I & J)

 

238

Chair Walker

 

249

Robert Thornhill, Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1442 (EXHIBIT K)

 

412

Chair Walker

1B

008

Mr. Thomhill

 

011

Chair Walker

 

016

George Pernsteiner, Chancellor, Oregon University System

 

105

Sen. Hass

 

111

Mr. Pernsteiner

 

123

Chair Walker

 

129

Mr. Pernsteiner

 

146

Chair Walker

 

149

Dennis Johnson, Executive Director, Oregon Student Assistance Commission

1B

215

Chair Walker

 

227

John Wykoff, Representative, Oregon Community College Association (EXHIBIT L)

 

278

Chair Walker

 

281

Sen. Morse

 

290

Sen. Metsger

 

311

Sen. Hass

 

323

Sen. Morse

 

333

Sen. Kruse

 

338

Chair Walker

SB 1067 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

368

Chair Walker

 

371

Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator

 

384

Chuck Bennett, Director of Governmental Relations, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

 

399

Chair Walker (EXHIBIT M)

SB 1067 - WORK SESSION

 

400

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SB 1067 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

412

VOTE:  5-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Walker declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. WALKER will lead discussion on the floor.

SB 1059 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

433

Chair Walker

 

440

Chuck Bennett, Director of Governmental Relations Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

2B

037

Stanley Beyer, Citizen, Molalla (EXHIBIT N)

 

086

Chair Walker

 

091

Kathleen Beyer, Citizen, Molalla

 

103

Chair Walker

 

111

Wayne Koster, Superintendent, Molalla River School District

 

145

Sen. Kruse

 

146

Mr. Koster

 

151

Sen. Kruse

 

156

Mr. Koster

 

160

Sen. Kruse

 

163

Mr. Koster

 

166

Sen. Kruse

 

167

Mr. Koster

2B

169

Sen. Metsger

 

173

Mr. Koster

 

175

Sen. Metsger

 

188

Mr. Koster

 

195

Sen. Metsger

 

197

Mr. Koster

 

201

Sen. Morse

 

202

Mr. Koster

 

204

Sen. Morse

 

210

Mr. Koster

 

223

Sen. Morse

 

226

Mr. Koster

 

229

Sen. Kruse

 

238

Mr. Koster

 

240

Sen. Kruse

 

249

Mr. Koster

 

261

Chair Walker

 

279

Craig Roessler, Superintendent, Silver Falls School District

 

365

Chair Walker

 

366

Mr. Roessler

 

367

Chair Walker

3A

010

Mr. Roessler

 

018

Chair Walker

 

020

Mr. Roessler

 

026

Chair Walker

 

031

Kevin Palmer, Principal, Butte Creek Elementary School

 

063

Sen. Metsger

 

085

Chair Walker

 

098

Mr. Bennett

 

146

Eileen Flinn, Legislative Coordinator, Portland Public School District (EXHIBIT O)

 

198

Morgan Allen, Legislative Director, Oregon Department of Education (EXHIBIT P)

 

234

Chair Walker

 

243

Sen. Kruse

 

251

Chair Walker

 

255

Sen. Morse

 

263

Chair Walker

 

267

Ms. Flinn

 

275

Chair Walker adjourns meeting at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Committee Rules, rules, staff, 3 pp
  2. SB 1099, -1 amendments, Staff. 4 pp
  3. SB 1099, -2 amendments, Staff. 1 p
  4. SB 1099, prepared information, George Naughton, 1 p
  5. SB 1066, -3 amendments, Staff. 1 p
  6. SB 1066, written testimony, Denise Hall, 1 p
  7. SB 1066, -1 amendments, Staff. 1 p
  8. SB 1066, prepared information, Vickie Chamberlain, 5 pp
  9. SB 1066, -2 amendments, Staff, 3 pp
  10. SB 1066, -4 Amendments, staff, 3 pp
  11. SB 1066, prepared information, Robert Thornton, 13 pp
  12. SB 1066, written testimony, John Wykoff, 2 pp
  13. SB 1067, written letter, Sen. Richard Devlin, 1 p
  14. SB 1059, written testimony, Stanley Beyer, 2 pp
  15. SB 1059, written testimony, Eileen Flinn, 2 pp
  16. SB 1059, prepared information, Morgan Allen, 1 pp