SENATE COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS AND ETHICS

 

February 12, 2008 Hearing Room B

3:30 P.M. Tapes 7 8

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Sen. Kate Brown, Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, Vice-Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson

 

 

MEMBER VISITING: President of the Senate Peter Courtney

 

 

STAFF PRESENT: Marjorie Taylor, Committee Administrator

Graham Coslett, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES HEARD: SB 1098 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1070 Public Hearing

SB 1071 Public Hearing and Work Session

SB 1070 Work Session

SB 1083 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

7A

003

Chair Brown opens the meeting at 3:37 p.m.

SB 1098 PUBLIC HEARING

 

016

Edward McGlone, Campus Organizer, Willamette College Democrats (EXHIBIT A)

 

057

Trevor Latal, Willamette College Democrats (EXHIBIT B)

 

089

Greg Alderson, Willamette College student

 

127

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

131

Chair Brown

 

133

Sen. Ferrioli

 

136

McGlone

 

138

Sen. Ferrioli

 

144

Chair Brown

 

145

Sen. Ferrioli

 

147

McGlone

7A

150

Sen. Ferrioli

 

152

Latal

 

157

Sen. Ferrioli

 

172

McGlone

 

178

Sen. Ferrioli

 

180

Alderson

 

181

Sen. Ferrioli

 

183

Alderson

 

185

Sen. Ferrioli

 

187

Chair Brown

 

189

McGlone

 

193

Chair Brown

 

194

Latal

 

229

Chair Brown

SB 1098 WORK SESSION

 

235

Chair Brown (EXHIBITS C & D)

 

256

Sen. Ferrioli

 

258

Chair Brown

 

278

Sen. Ferrioli

 

280

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1098-1 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

288

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1098-2 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

308

Chair Brown (EXHIBIT E)

 

312

Annette Newingham, Lane County Elections

 

328

Chair Brown

 

330

Sen. Ferrioli

 

335

Chair Brown

 

358

Gina Zejdlik, Legislative Counsel

 

361

Chair Brown

 

365

Zejdlik

 

387

Chair Brown

 

388

Newingham

 

398

Sen. Ferrioli

 

403

Newingham

7A

404

Sen. Ferrioli

 

405

Newingham

 

426

Chair Brown

 

427

Newingham

 

435

Chair Brown

 

439

Sen. Ferrioli

 

444

Chair Brown

 

447

Zejdlik

8A

012

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

013

Zejdlik

 

015

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

017

Zejdlik

 

021

Chair Brown (EXHIBIT F)

 

030

Sen. Ferrioli

 

035

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1098-4 amendments dated 2/12/08.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SB 1070 PUBLIC HEARING

 

048

Dan Meek

 

101

Sen. Ferrioli

 

117

Chair Brown

 

119

Sen. Ferrioli

 

123

Chair Brown

SB 1098 WORK SESSION

 

133

Newingham

 

138

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1098-3 amendments dated 2/12/08.

 

 

VOTE: 3-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Sen. Ferrioli

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

145

MOTION: Chair Brown moves SB 1098 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE: 3-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 - Sen. Ferrioli

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SB 1071 PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

150

Chair Brown (EXHIBITS G, H & I)

 

 

 

SB 1070 WORK SESSION

 

181

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1070-1 amendments dated 2/8/08. (EXHIBIT J)

8A

 

VOTE: 5-0-0 (President Courtney in attendance for roll call vote)

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

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

190

MOTION: Chair Brown moves SB 1070 to the floor with a BE ADOPTED AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE: 3-2-0

AYE: 3 - Monnes Anderson, Brown, Courtney

NAY: 2 Ferrioli, Atkinson

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED.

SB 1071 WORK SESSION

 

214

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1071-1 amendments dated 2/4/08.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

218

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to ADOPT SB 1071-5 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

 

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

221

MOTION: Chair Brown moves SB 1071 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE: 3-2-0

AYE: 3 - Monnes Anderson, Brown, Courtney

NAY: 2 Ferrioli, Atkinson

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED. Carrier to be decided.

Sb 1083 public hearing

 

254

Kappy Eaton, Governance Coordinator, League of Women Voters of Oregon (EXHIBIT K)

 

277

Justin Black, Oregon Education Association

 

292

Anthony Johnson, Voter Power

 

305

Chair Brown

 

310

Sen. Vicki Walker (EXHIBITS L, M & N)

 

398

Gina Zejdlik, Legislative Counsel

 

411

Sen. Walker

 

415

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

419

Sen. Walker

7B

014

Sen. Walker continues

 

017

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

018

Sen. Walker

7B

020

Chair Brown

 

022

Sen. Walker

 

028

Chair Brown

 

030

Sen. Walker

 

044

Chair Brown

 

046

Sen. Walker

 

050

Chair Brown

 

053

Carolyn Wendell, chief petitioner for Referendums 303, 304

 

098

Chair Brown

 

104

Wendell

 

124

Chair Brown

 

125

Sal Peralta, chief petitioner on Initiative Petition 3

 

191

Chair Brown

 

205

Peralta

 

213

Chair Brown

 

222

Dan Meek

 

270

Chair Brown

 

271

Meek

 

273

Chair Brown

 

274

Meek

 

275

Chair Brown

 

279

Meek

 

282

Chair Brown

 

290

Meek

 

291

Chair Brown

 

296

Meek

 

304

Chair Brown

 

312

John Lindback, Director, Election Division, Secretary of State

 

342

Chair Brown

 

343

Sen. Ferrioli

 

347

Lindback

 

349

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

352

Lindback

 

355

Chair Brown puts meeting at ease

SB 1083 WORK SESSION

 

372

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of moving a conceptual amendment to the SB 1083-3 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

388

Sen. Monnes Anderson

7B

396

Sen. Ferrioli

 

399

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

404

Chair Brown

 

404

MOTION: Chair Brown moves to AMEND the SB 1083-3 amendments dated 2/11/08 with the conceptual amendments as previously discussed.

 

406

Sen. Ferrioli

 

 

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

410

MOTION: Sen. Monnes Anderson moves to ADOPT SB 1083-3 amendments dated 2/11/08 and that the measure be FURTHER AMENDED on page 9, by inserting after line 2, "(c) Paragraph (b) of this subsection does not apply to complaints filed under subsection (1) or (2) of this section that involve an alleged violation subject to penalty under ORS 260.993.".

 

417

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

420

MOTION: Sen. Monnes Anderson moves to ADOPT SB 1083-4 amendments dated 2/11/08.

 

424

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

426

MOTION: Sen. Monnes Anderson moves to ADOPT SB 1083-5 amendments dated 2/12/08.

 

428

VOTE: 4-0-0

 

 

Chair Brown hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

430

MOTION: Sen. Monnes Anderson moves SB 1083 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

434

Chair Brown

8B

001

Sen. Ferrioli

 

020

VOTE: 3-2-0

AYE: 3 - Monnes Anderson, Brown, Courtney

NAY: 2 Ferrioli, Atkinson

 

 

Chair Brown declares the motion CARRIED.

 

027

Chair Brown

 

030

Sen. Ferrioli

 

041

Chair Brown adjourns the meeting at 5:11 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1098, written testimony, Edward McGlone, 2 pp
  2. SB 1098, written testimony, Trevor Latal, 2 p
  3. SB 1098, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  4. SB 1098, -2 amendments, staff, 3 pp
  5. SB 1098, -3 amendments, staff, 6 pp
  6. SB 1098, -4 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  7. SB 1071, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  8. SB 1071, -3 amendments, staff, 1 p
  9. SB 1071, -5 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  10. SB 1070, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  11. SB 1083, written testimony, Kappy Eaton, 1 p
  12. SB 1083, -3 amendments, staff, 11 pp
  13. SB 1083, -4 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  14. SB 1083, -5 amendments, staff, 2 pp