SENATE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

 

 

February 5, 2008                                                                                                     Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M.                                                                                                                          Tapes 1 - 2

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Rick Metsger, Chair

Sen. Bruce Starr, Vice-Chair

Sen. Gary George

Sen. Larry George

Sen. Betsy Johnson

Sen. Rod Monroe

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Sen. Joanne Verger

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Patrick Brennan, Committee Administrator

Debbie Malone, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES HEARD:           Adoption of Committee Rules – Organizational Meeting

                                                SB 1079 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 1084 – 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 Metsger calls the meeting to order at 1:03 p.m.

 

011

Sen. Johnson

 

014

Chair Metsger

 

019

Sen. Johnson

ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE RULES – ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

023

Chair Metsger (EXHIBIT A)

 

038

MOTION: Sen. Starr moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated 02/05/08.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-0

 

 

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

SB 1079 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

042

Patrick Brennan, Committee Administrator (EXHIBIT B)

 

047

Chair Metsger

 

049

Sen. Richard Devlin, Senate District #19

 

050

Chair Metsger

1A

051

Sen. Devlin

SB 1084 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

054

Sen. Devlin (EXHIBITS C, D)

 

093

Vice-Chair Starr

 

095

Sen. Devlin

 

108

Chair Metsger

SB 1079 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

110

Patrick Brennan, Committee Administrator

 

117

Chair Metsger

 

120

Paul Romain, Lobbyist, Oregon Petroleum Association

 

138

Chair Metsger

 

140

Mr. Romain

 

142

Chair Metsger

 

145

Maureen Bock, Fuels Tax Program Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation  (EXHIBIT E)

 

162

Sen. G. George

 

166

Ms. Bock

 

170

Dan Clem, Director, Oregon Department of Aviation

 

200

Sen. Johnson

 

214

Chair Metsger

 

219

Mr. Clem

 

224

Chair Metsger

 

229

Sen. Johnson

 

239

Chair Metsger

 

249

Sen. Johnson

 

250

Vice-Chair Starr

 

254

Sen. G. George

 

263

Sen. Johnson

 

273

Mark Kendall, Renewable Resource Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Energy

 

309

Chair Metsger

 

316

Sen. G. George

 

322

Mr. Kendall

 

339

Chair Metsger

 

352

Lisa Hanson, Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)

 

374

Chair Metsger

 

383

Russ Wyckoff, Weights and Measures Division, ODA

 

391

Sen. G. George

1A

397

Mr. Wyckoff

 

401

Chair Metsger

SB 1079 – WORK SESSION

 

405

MOTION: Sen. Starr moves to ADOPT SB 1079-1 amendments dated 02/04/08 and that the measure be FURTHER AMENDED on page 2, line 13, by deleting "or" and on page 2, line 13, by deleting "." and insert "or" and on page 2, after line 15, insert “(c) Aircraft”.

 

416

Sen. Monroe

 

425

Chair Metsger

 

444

Sen. Monroe

 

448

Chair Metsger

 

465

Sen. L. George

2A

025

Chair Metsger

 

035

Sen. Monroe

 

038

Chair Metsger

 

041

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Sen. Verger

 

 

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

 

042

MOTION: Sen. Starr moves SB 1079 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Verger

 

 

Chair Metsger, hearing no objection declares the motion CARRIED.

SEN. JOHNSON will lead discussion on the floor.

 

053

Sen. Johnson

SB 1084 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

054

Chair Metsger

 

061

Dan Clem, City Counselor, City of Salem

 

090

Chair Metsger

 

092

Sen. G. George

 

097

Chair Metsger

 

103

Bob Livingston, Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (EXHIBIT F )

 

154

Sen. Johnson

 

156

Mr. Livingston

 

147

Kevin Grey, President, Springfield Professional Firefighters Association

 

161

Gavin Johnson, Regional Director, Northwest Muscular Dystrophy Association

 

190

Rebecca Carter, citizen

2A

217

Chair Metsger

 

224

Andrea Meyer, Legislative Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Oregon

 

262

Chair Metsger

 

275

Sen. Johnson

 

281

Ms. Meyer

 

297

Sen. Johnson

 

301

Ms. Meyer

 

330

Sen. Johnson

 

332

Ms. Meyer

 

377

Vice-Chair Starr

 

382

Ms. Meyer

 

388

Vice-Chair Starr

 

392

Ms. Meyer

 

394

Vice-Chair Starr

 

398

Ms. Meyer

 

406

Vice-Chair Starr

 

408

Ms. Meyer

 

418

Vice-Chair Starr

 

425

Ms. Meyer

 

439

Sen. L. George

 

453

Ms. Meyer

1B

033

Sen. G. George

 

039

Ms. Meyer

 

051

Sen. Johnson

 

052

Ms. Meyer

 

063

Sen. L George

 

070

Mr. Livingston

 

091

Ms. Meyer

 

113

Sen. Johnson

 

121

Ms. Meyer

 

124

Sen. Johnson

 

131

Ms. Meyer

 

147

Sen. Johnson

 

152

Ms. Meyer

 

161

Sen. L. George

 

170

Ms. Meyer

 

177

Chair Metsger

 

184

Cyndie Roberts, Lobbyist, City of Medford

1B

207

Sen. G. George

 

215

Ms. Roberts

 

220

Sen. Johnson

 

230

Ms. Roberts

 

244

Sen. Johnson

 

241

Ms. Roberts

 

262

Vice-Chair Starr

 

264

Sen. G. George

 

241

Doug Tindall, Deputy Director, Oregon Department of Transportation

 

281

Sen. G. George

 

290

Mr. Tindall

 

298

Chair Metsger

 

327

Sen. Monroe

 

340

Sen. G. George

 

343

Chair Metsger adjourns the meeting at 2:26 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Adoption of Committee Rules, Committee Rules, staff, 2 pp
  2. SB 1079, -1 amendments, staff, 2 pp
  3. SB 1084, Sen. Richard Devlin, 1 p
  4. SB 1084, -1 amendments, staff 1 p
  5. SB 1079, written testimony, Maureen Bock, 2 pp  
  6. SB 1084, written testimony, Bob Livingston, 1 p