SENATE COMMITTEE ON

SERVICES TO SENIORS & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

 

 

February 8, 2008                                                                                                     Hearing Room A

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                          Tapes 4 - 5

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Bill Morrisette, Chair

Sen. Jeff Kruse, Vice-Chair  

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Sen. Peter Courtney

 

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON

HUMAN SERVICES & WOMEN’S WELLNESS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SENIORS & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Rep. Jean Cowan, Chair

                                                Rep. Sara Gelser

                                                Rep. Ron Maurer

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

                                                Natalie Worley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES HEARD:                       SCR 24 – Work Session

                                                SB 1077 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 1065 – Public Hearing

                                                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

4A

004

Chair Morrisette calls the meeting to order at 1:03 p.m.

SCR 24 – WORK SESSION

 

010

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves to SUSPEND the rules for the purpose of reconsidering the vote on SCR 24.

 

 

VOTE:  2-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Courtney

 

 

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

 

015

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves to RECONSIDER the vote by which “MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SCR 24 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation."

 

 

VOTE:  2-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Courtney

 

 

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

4A

018

Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

 

020

Chair Morrisette

 

024

Sen. Kruse

 

026

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves SCR 24 be sent to the floor with a BE ADOPTED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  2-0-1

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

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Courtney

 

 

Chair Morrisette declares motion CARRIED.

SEN. COURTNEY will lead discussion on the floor.

 

030

Chair Morrisette

SB 1077 – PUBLIC HEARING AND WORK SESSION

 

035

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, State Senator, Senate District #25 (EXHIBIT A)

 

075

Chair Morrisette

 

077

Mary Ayala, Economist, Legislative Revenue Office (EXHIBIT B)

 

121

Sen. Monnes Anderson

 

123

Chair Morrisette

 

127

Ayala

 

129

Chair Morrisette

 

135

Rick Bennett, Director of Government Relations, AARP Oregon

 

186

Chair Morrisette

 

189

Jodie Wiser, Treasurer, Oregon Center for Public Policy Board of Directors

 

223

Chair Morrisette

 

242

Wiser

 

271

Chair Morrisette

 

278

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse moves to ADOPT SB 1077-1 amendments dated 2/4/08.

 

 

VOTE:  2-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Courtney

 

 

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

 

286

MOTION:  Sen. Kruse Moves SB 1077 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation and BE REFERRED to the Committee on Finance & Revenue by prior reference.

 

297

Sen. Kruse

 

310

Chair Morrisette

 

317

VOTE:  2-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Courtney

 

 

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

 

326

Chair Cowan opens the House Committee n Human Services and Women’s Wellness subcommittee on Seniors and People with Disabilities at 1:28 p.m.

4A

338

Rick Berkobien, Committee Administrator

 

348

Chair Morrisette

SB 1065 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

351

Chair Morrisette

 

357

Jim Edge, Administrator, Division of Medical Assistance Programs, Department of Human Services

 

401

Chair Morrisette

5A

018

Edge

 

052

Chair Morrisette

 

053

Edge

 

056

Chair Morrisette

 

066

Scott Ekblad, Director, Oregon Office of Rural Health (EXHIBIT C)

 

078

Chair Morrisette

 

083

Ed Patterson, Executive Director, Oregon Rural Health Association

 

119

Sen. Kruse (EXHIBIT D)

 

130

Ekblad

 

137

Sen. Kruse

 

141

Chair Morrisette

 

142

Rep. Maurer

 

191

Chair Morrisette

 

194

Rep. Maurer

 

196

Chair Morrisette

 

197

Rep. Maurer

 

201

Chair Morrisette

 

209

Rep. Maurer

 

218

Chair Morrisette

 

220

Rep. Maurer

 

223

Chair Morrisette

 

225

Troy Soenen, Director, Field Services, Oregon Office of Rural Health

 

247

Chair Morrisette

 

249

Soenen

 

263

Chair Morrisette

 

284

Rep. Maurer

 

316

Chair Cowan

 

350

Chair Morrisette

 

380

Patterson

 

395

Chair Morrisette

5A

398

Chair Cowan

 

400

Chair Morrisette

SB 1061 – PUBLIC HEARING

4B

034

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

 

067

Chair Morrisette

 

069

Toews

 

101

Chair Morrisette

 

112

Toews

 

120

Chair Cowan

 

145

Rep. Gelser

 

150

Chair Morrisette

 

152

Rep. Gelser

 

161

Chair Morrisette

 

162

Sen. Kruse

 

166

Chair Morrisette

 

191

Chair Cowan

 

193

Chair Morrisette

 

209

Barry Donenfeld, President, Oregon Association of Area Agencies on Aging and Disabilities

 

353

Chair Morrisette

 

363

Rep. Gelser

 

368

Chair Morrisette

 

379

Chair Cowan

5B

041

Chair Morrisette

 

044

Sen. Kruse

 

054

Chair Morrisette

 

065

Sen. Kruse

 

067

Chair Morrisette

 

069

Chair Cowan

 

077

Chair Morrisette

 

092

Chair Morrisette

 

094

Rep. Maurer

 

103

Chair Morrisette

 

105

Chair Cowan

 

113

Chair Cowan adjourns the meeting at 2:42 p.m.

 

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 1077, written testimony, Sen. Joanne Verger, 1 p
  2. SB 1077, -1 Amendments, Sen. Joanne Verger, 4 pp
  3. SB 1065, written testimony, Scott Ekblad, 3 pp
  4. SB 1065, Proposed Amendments, staff, 1 p