SENATE COMMITTEE ON

EDUCATION & GENERAL GOVERNMENT

 

February 11, 2008 Hearing Room A

3:30 P.M. Tapes 6 - 7

 

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

Natalie Worley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD: SB 1068 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1092 Public Hearing and 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

6A

004

Chair Walker opens the meeting at 3:35 p.m.

SB 1068 PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

013

Dana Richardson, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT A)

 

028

Chair Walker (EXHIBITS B - D)

 

034

Sen. Monroe

 

110

Chair Walker

 

118

Sen. Hass (EXHIBITS E & F)

 

141

Chair Walker

 

142

Sen. Monroe

 

148

Chair Walker

 

149

Sen. Monroe

 

151

Chair Walker

 

159

Dana Hepper, Statewide Advocacy Coordinator, Stand for Children, (EXHIBIT G)

 

171

Chair Walker

 

175

Otto Schell, Vice President for Legislation, Oregon PTA (EXHIBIT H)

 

210

Chair Walker

 

230

Schell

 

241

Chair Walker

 

246

Sen. Kruse

6A

258

Chair Walker

 

264

Morgan Allen, Legislative Coordinator, Oregon Department of Education

 

270

Sen. Kruse

 

312

Chair Walker

 

314

Allen

 

316

Chair Walker

 

337

Allen

 

340

Sen. Metsger

 

356

Allen

 

376

Chair Walker

 

390

Sen. Hass

 

400

Chair Walker

 

419

Sen. Hass

7A

013

Chair Walker

 

014

Sen. Kruse

 

038

Sen. Hass

 

054

Sen. Kruse

 

056

Sen. Hass

 

060

Sen. Kruse

 

063

Sen. Hass

 

067

Sen. Metsger

 

104

Sen. Morse

 

125

Chair Walker

 

156

Sen. Hass

 

158

MOTION: Sen. Hass moves to ADOPT SB 1068-3 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

161

Sen. Metsger

 

 

VOTE: 1-4-0

AYE: 1 - Sen. Hass

NAY: 4 - Sen. Metsger, Sen. Morse, Sen. Kruse, Sen. Walker

 

 

Chair Walker declares the motion FAILED.

 

171

MOTION: Sen. Hass moves to ADOPT SB 1068-5 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

 

VOTE: 2-3-0

AYE: 2 - Sen. Hass, Sen. Metsger

NAY: 3 - Sen. Morse, Sen. Kruse, Sen. Walker

 

 

Chair Walker declares the motion FAILED.

 

178

MOTION: Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 1068-1 amendments dated 2/4/08.

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

7A

182

MOTION: Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 1068-4 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

 

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

 

189

MOTION: Sen. Kruse moves SB 1068 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

192

Sen. Hass

 

201

Sen. Kruse

 

221

VOTE: 4-1-0

AYE: 4 - Sen. Morse, Sen. Metsger, Sen. Kruse, Sen. Walker

NAY: 1 - Sen. Hass

 

 

Chair Walker declares the motion CARRIED

SEN. WALKER & SEN. KRUSE will lead discussion on the floor.

 

233

Chair Walker recesses the meeting at 4:22 PM.

 

233

Chair Walker reconvenes the meeting at 4:24 PM.

SB 1092 PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

238

Sen. Hass (EXHIBIT I)

 

268

Laurie Wimmer Whelan, Government Relations Consultant, Oregon Education Association

 

277

Chair Walker

 

279

Wimmer Whelan (EXHIBIT J & K)

 

290

Chair Walker

 

295

Wimmer Whelan

 

307

Sen. Hass

 

315

Wimmer Whelan

 

415

Sen. Metsger

 

423

Wimmer Whelan

6B

010

Chair Walker

 

013

Jennelle Barton, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

019

Sen. Metsger

 

029

Barton

 

033

Sen. Metsger

 

036

Barton

 

037

Wimmer Whelan

 

056

Chair Walker

 

059

Christina McMahon, Director, Douglas County Juvenile Department

 

077

Chair Walker

 

082

McMahon

 

084

Chair Walker

6B

092

Mary Botkin, Senior Political Coordinator, Oregon American Federation of State County Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

 

113

Ginger Redlinger, Science Teacher, Oregon City High School

 

122

Chair Walker

 

131

Ann Chirstian, Lobbyist, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

 

177

Chair Walker

 

179

Mark McKechnie, Social Worker, Juvenile Rights Project (EXHIBIT L)

 

394

Jessica Ritter, Member, National Association of Social Workers (EXHIBIT M)

7B

038

Chair Walker

 

053

Ritter

 

063

Chair Walker

 

071

McKechnie

 

125

Christian

 

133

Chair Walker

 

136

Sen. Morse

 

154

Christian

 

169

McKechnie

 

201

Ritter

 

207

Chair Walker

 

216

Redlinger

 

237

Chair Walker

 

243

Redlinger

 

262

Chair Walker

 

265

Tricia Smith, Lobbyist, Oregon School Employees Association

 

287

Chair Walker

 

293

Wimmer Whelan

 

312

Chair Walker

 

314

MOTION: Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 1092-3 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

318

Sen. Hass

 

333

VOTE: 5-0-0

 

 

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

 

334

MOTION: Sen. Kruse moves SB 1092 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

340

Chair Walker

 

369

VOTE: 5-0-0

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

 

 

Chair Walker declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. HASS will lead discussion on the floor.

The following written testimony was submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Lynda Whitcomb Fujino, Attorney, Portland (EXHIBIT N)

 

 

Bob Joondeph, Executive Director, Oregon Advocacy Center (EXHIBIT O)

7B

378

Chair Walker adjourns the meeting at 5:26 p.m.

 

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1068, -3 amendments, staff, 15 pp
  2. SB 1068, -4 amendments, staff, 1 p
  3. SB 1068, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  4. SB 1068, -5 amendments, staff, 15 pp
  5. SB 1068, informational letter, Sen. Hass, 1 p
  6. SB 1068, issue brief, Sen. Hass, 4 pp
  7. SB 1068, written testimony, Dana Hepper, 1 p
  8. SB 1068, written testimony, Otto Schell, 1 p
  9. SB 1092, explanatory chart, Laurie Wimmer Whelan, 1 p
  10. SB 1092, -2 amendments, staff, 6 pp
  11. SB 1092, -3 amendments, staff, 20 pp
  12. SB 1092, written testimony, Mark McKechnie, 3 pp
  13. SB 1092, written testimony, Jessica Ritter, 1 p
  14. SB 1068, written testimony, Lynda Whitcomb Fujino, 1 p
  15. SB 1092, written testimony, Bob Joondeph, 1 p