REVISED AGENDA

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE SERVICES

INTERIM COMMITTEE

UTAH LEGISLATURE

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 8:30 a.m. Room 20 House Building

 

 

1. Committee Business

 

         Call to order

         Approval of the minutes of the September 21, 2016, meeting

 

 

2. Utah Science, Technology, and Research Initiative Annual Report

The committee will hear a report from the Utah Science, Technology, and Research Initiative on its activities during the past year.

 

         Ivy Estabrooke, Executive Director, Utah Science, Technology, and Research Initiative

         Committee discussion/action

 

 

3. Department of Workforce Services Annual Report

The committee will hear a report from the Department of Workforce Services on its activities during the past year.

 

         Jon Pierpont, Executive Director, Department of Workforce Services

         Committee discussion/action

 

 

4. Department of Heritage and Arts Annual Report

The committee will hear a report from the Department of Heritage and Arts on its activities during the past year.

 

         Brian Somers, Interim Director, Department of Heritage and Arts

         Committee discussion/action

 

 

5. Governor's Office of Economic Development Annual Report

The committee will hear a report from the Governor's Office of Economic Development on its activities during the past year.

 

         Val Hale, Executive Director, Governor's Office of Economic Development

         Committee discussion/action

 

 

 

6. Utah Capital Investment Corporation Annual Report

The committee will hear a report from the Utah Capital Investment Corporation on its activities during the past year.

 

         Bret Jepsen, Managing Director, Utah Capital Investment Corporation

Committee discussion/action

 

 

7. STEM Action Center

The committee will hear a follow-up presentation from the STEM Action Center addressing legislator concerns.

 

         Governor's Office of Economic Development

         Committee discussion/action

 

 

8. Utah International Relations and Trade Commission Sunset Review

Two provisions of the Utah Code related to the Utah International Relations and Trade Commission will be repealed December 31, 2017, unless reauthorized by the Legislature. The provisions are Title 36, Chapter 26, which establishes the commission and describes its duties, and Section 67-1-15, which requires the governor to consult with the commission prior to approving an international trade agreement. The committee will hear from a chair of the commission on these provisions and a recommendation on whether the provisions should be reauthorized.

 

         Rep. Eric K. Hutchings, House Chair, Utah International Relations and Trade Commission

         Committee discussion/action

 

 

9. Other Committee Business/Adjourn