SENATE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS AND ETHICS

 

February 05, 2008                                                                                                   Hearing Room B

3:30 P.M.                                                                                                                         Tapes 1 – 2

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Kate Brown, Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Vice-Chair

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

Graham Coslett, Committee Assistant

 

 

Measures or Issues Heard:   SB 1102 – Public Hearing                                         

                                                Adoption of Committee Rules – Organizational Meeting

                                                SB 1102 – Work Session

SB 1071 – 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 Brown calls the meeting to order at 3:36 p.m.

SB 1102 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

015

Sen. Avakian

 

021

Chair Brown

 

022

Sen. Avakian

 

030

Chair Brown

 

031

Rep. Boquist

 

047

Chair Brown

 

051

Professor Barbara Dudley (EXHIBIT A)

 

104

Chair Brown

 

105

Richard Burke, Ballot Access Project

 

153

Sal Peralta, Independent Party

 

247

Chair Brown

 

254

Clare Crawford, Director, National Open Ballot Project

 

315

Chair Brown

 

316

Kappy Eaton, Governor’s Coordinator for the League of Women Voters of Oregon

 

342

Chair Brown

 

354

Annette Newingham, Lane County Elections Official (EXHIBIT B)

 

024

Jan Coleman, Yamhill County Clerk (EXHIBIT C)

2A

033

Chair Brown

 

034

Coleman

 

064

John Lindback, Director of Elections, Secretary of State’s office

 

074

Chair Brown

 

079

Lindback

 

081

Chair Brown

 

083

Lindback

 

091

Chair Brown

 

094

Lindback

 

097

Sen. Ferrioli

 

117

Newingham

 

122

Chair Brown

 

123

Newingham

 

128

Sen. Ferrioli

 

131

Newingham

 

133

Sen. Ferrioli

 

135

Newingham

 

150

Sen. Ferrioli

 

156

Newingham

 

167

Sen. Ferrioli

 

184

Chair Brown

 

192

Newingham

 

200

Chair Brown

 

209

Ted Hughes, representing Jeff Kropf (EXHIBIT D)

 

231

Alex Aronson, Youth Vote Director, Oregon Bus Project (EXHIBIT E)

 

302

Jake Oliver (EXHIBIT F)

 

339

Chair Brown

 

342

Oliver

 

355

Chair Brown

 

356

Sen. Ferrioli

 

359

Chair Brown

 

366

Aronson

 

379

Sen. Ferrioli

 

395

Chair Brown

 

397

Oliver

 

415

Sen. Ferrioli

 

419

Chair Brown

 

420

Sen. Ferrioli

2A

424

Oliver

 

436

Chair Brown

 

437

Aronson

 

448

Sen. Ferrioli

1B

013

Chair Brown

 

016

Hughes

 

021

Chair Brown

 

022

Sen. Ferrioli

 

024

Janice Thompson, Democracy Reform Oregon

 

051

Chair Brown

 

052

Thompson

 

054

Chair Brown

 

056

Thompson

 

063

Chair Brown

 

065

Professor Barbara Dudley

 

068

Sen. Ferrioli

 

070

Professor Dudley

 

088

Chair Brown

 

089

Professor Dudley

 

091

Sen. Avakian

 

102

Chair Brown

Adoption of Committee Rules – ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

122

MOTION:  Sen. Ferrioli moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated 2/5/08. (EXHIBIT G)

 

127

VOTE:  3-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SB 1102 – Work Session

 

132

MOTION:  Sen. Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1102-1 amendments dated 02/04/08. (EXHIBIT H)

 

 

VOTE:  3-0-0

 

135

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

142

MOTION:  Sen. Brown moves SB 1102 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and the SUBSEQUENT REFERRAL to the Committee on Ways and Means BE RESCINDED.

 

147

Sen. Ferrioli

 

161

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

163

Chair Brown

 

169

Sen. Ferrioli

 

172

Chair Brown

 

172

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

1B

178

VOTE:  2-1-0

AYE:               2 - Monnes Anderson, Brown

NAY:               1 - Ferrioli

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. AVAKIAN will lead discussion on the floor.

 

188

Sen. Ferrioli

 

205

Chair Brown

SB 1071 – Public Hearing

 

214

Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT I)

 

224

Chair Brown

 

238

Janice Thompson, Democracy Reform Oregon

 

266

Sen. Ferrioli

 

267

Thompson

 

270

Sen. Ferrioli

 

272

Thompson

 

277

Chair Brown

 

282

John Lindback

 

286

Chair Brown

 

293

Kevin Neely, C&E Systems

 

322

Sen. Ferrioli

 

324

Chair Brown

 

330

Lindback

 

349

Sen. Ferrioli

 

358

Lindback

 

361

Chair Brown

 

374

Sen. Ferrioli

 

384

Lindback

 

392

Chair Brown

 

393

Sen. Ferrioli

 

398

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

402

Lindback

 

404

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

407

Lindback

 

411

Neely

 

413

Lindback

 

425

Neely

 

429

Chair Brown

 

438

Sen. Ferrioli

 

005

Chair Brown

 

010

Sen. Ferrioli

2B

016

Chair Brown adjourns the meeting at 5:07 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1102, written testimony, Barbara Dudley, 4 pp
  2. SB 1102, written testimony, Annette K. Newingham, 9 pp
  3. SB 1102, written testimony, Jan Coleman, 9 pp
  4. SB 1102, written testimony of Jeff Kropf, Ted Hughes, 1 p
  5. SB 1102, written testimony, Alex Aronson, 2 pp
  6. SB 1102, written testimony, Jake Oliver, 1 pp
  7. Rules, Committee, staff, 3 pp
  8. SB 1102-1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  9. SB 1071-1 amendments, staff, 1 p