SENATE  COMMITTEE ON

SERVICES TO SENIORS & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

 

 

February 5, 2008                                                                                                     Hearing Room B

10:00 A.M.                                                                                                                     Tapes  1 – 2

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Bill Morrisette, Chair

                                                Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair

Sen. Peter Courtney

 

VISITING MEMBER:           Rep. Jean Cowen

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

                                                Matt Davis, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD:                       Adoption of Committee Rules – Organizational Meeting

                                                SB 1061 – 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 Morrisette calls the meeting to order at 10:06 a.m.

ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE RULES - ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

014

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

 

016

VOTE:  3-0-0

 

 

Chair Morrisette hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

017

Chair Morrisette

SB 1061 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

029

James Toews, Assistant Director, Seniors & People with Disabilities (SPD), Department of Human Services (DHS) (EXHIBIT B)

 

078

Chair Morrisette

 

080

Mr. Toews

 

097

Chair Morrisette

 

099

Sen. Kruse

 

128

Chair Morrisette

 

133

Mr. Toews

 

141

Chair Morrisette

 

160

Mr. Toews

 

162

Chair Morrisette

 

168

Jim Carlson, Executive Director, Oregon Health Care Association

 

237

Chair Morrisette

1A

240

Mr. Carlson

 

259

Chair Morrisette

 

268

Mr. Carlson

 

294

Chair Morrisette

 

307

Mr. Carlson

 

313

Chair Morrisette

 

318

Mr. Carlson

 

343

Chair Morrisette

 

346

Mr. Carlson

 

366

Chair Morrisette

 

371

Mr. Carlson

 

399

Chair Morrisette

 

401

Rep. Cowan

 

403

Chair Morrisette

 

404

Mr. Carlson

 

434

Chair Morrisette

 

444

Bob Lawrence, Legislative Coordinator, Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (EXHIBIT C)

 

463

Chair Morrisette

 

469

Mr. Lawrence

2A

025

Chair Morrisette

 

031

Rep. Cowan

 

038

Mr. Lawrence

 

054

Rep. Cowan

 

065

Mr. Lawrence

 

067

Rep. Cowan

 

068

Mr. Lawrence

 

069

Chair Morrisette

 

070

Jim Davis, Representative, United Seniors of Oregon/Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens

 

103

Chair Morrisette

 

110

Mr. Davis

 

115

Chair Morrisette

 

131

Mr. Davis

 

155

Chair Morrisette

 

156

John Mullin, Attorney, Oregon Law Center

 

186

Chair Morrisette

 

197

Nicole Armstrong, Representative, Oregon Association of Area Agencies on Aging and Disabilities

 

219

Bill Olson, Co-Chair, Advocacy Coalition of Seniors & People with Disabilities (EXHIBIT D)

2A

250

Chair Morrisette

 

254

Arthur Towers. Political Director, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 503

 

305

Chair Morrisette

 

315

Mr. Towers

 

324

Chair Morrisette

 

330

Mr. Towers

 

338

Chair Morrisette

 

340

Rep. Cowan

 

346

Chair Morrisette

 

347

Rep. Cowan

 

368

Chair Morrisette

 

428

Rep. Cowan

 

464

Sen. Kruse

1B

020

Rep. Cowan

 

037

Chair Morrisette

 

048

Lorey Freeman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

 

050

Rep. Cowan

 

051

Freeman

 

058

Chair Morrisette

 

059

Rep. Cowan

 

063

Chair Morrisette

 

075

Mr. Toews

 

096

Chair Morrisette

 

103

Mr. Toews

 

110

Chair Morrisette

 

116

Mr. Toews

 

123

Chair Morrisette

 

124

Rep. Cowan

 

145

Chair Morrisette

 

149

Rep. Cowan

 

151

Chair Morrisette

 

153

Rep. Cowan

 

154

Chair Morrisette

 

156

Mr. Toews

 

165

Chair Morrisette

 

167

Chair Morrisette

 

172

Ms. Freeman

1B

185

Rep. Cowan

 

195

Ms. Freeman

 

227

Chair Morrisette

 

233

Ms. Freeman

 

239

Chair Morrisette

 

240

Ms. Freeman

 

241

Sen. Kruse

 

242

Chair Morrisette

 

246

Sen. Kruse

 

258

Rep. Cowan

 

260

Sen. Kruse

 

270

Chair Morrisette

 

272

Mr. Toews

 

290

Sen. Kruse

 

300

Rep. Cowan

 

323

Chair Morrisette

 

329

Mr. Toews

 

333

Rep. Cowan

 

336

Mr. Toews

 

339

Chair Morrisette

 

345

Sen. Kruse

 

346

Chair Morrisette

 

349

Rick Bennett, Director of Government Relations, AARP

 

409

Chair Morrisette

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

 

 

Phillip Kennedy-Wong, Government Relations Manager, Multnomah County (EXHIBIT E)

 

 

Michael Eagan, Advocacy Coordinator, Elders in Action (EXHIBIT F)

 

417

Chair Morrisette adjourns the meeting at 10:35 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Adoption of Committee Rules, committee rules, staff, 3 pp
  2.  SB 1061, written testimony, James Toews,  2 pp
  3. SB 1061, written testimony, Robert Lawrence, 1 p
  4.  SB 1061, written testimony, Bill Olson, 4 pp
  5. SB 1061, written testimony, Phillip Kennedy-Wong, 1 p
  6. SB 1061, written testimony, Michael Eagan, 2 pp