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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE JUDICIARY STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING
Room 20, West Office Building
February 22, 2013
MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Lee B. Perry, Vice Chair
Rep. Patrice Arent
Rep. LaVar Christensen
Rep. Brian M. Greene
Rep. Craig Hall
Rep. Eric K Hutchings
Rep. Brian S. King
Rep. V. Lowry Snow
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Kay L McIff, Chair
STAFF PRESENT: Ms. Chelsea Lloyd, Policy Analyst
Ms. Linda Black, Committee Secretary
NOTE: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Vice Chair Lee B. Perry called the meeting to order at 8:16 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. King moved to approve the minutes of February 20, 2013. The motion passed
unanimously, with Rep. Christensen, Rep. Greene, Rep. Hutchings, and Chair McIff
absent for the vote.
H.B. 105 Serious Youth Offender Amendments (Rep. V. L. Snow)
Rep. Snow explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Ms. Jacey Skinner, Director, Utah
Sentencing Commission, who distributed a handout.
Spoke to the bill: Mr. Ron Gordon, Executive Director, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile
Mr. Paul Boyden, Director, Statewide Area Prosecutors
MOTION: Rep. Snow moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with
Rep. Greene absent for the vote.
H.B. 111 Eminent Domain Amendments (Rep. L. Perry)
Vice Chair Perry relinquished the chair to Rep. Snow
Rep. Perry presented the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Perry moved to replace H.B. 111 with 1st Substitute H.B. 111, "Eminent Domain
Amendments." The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Greene absent for the vote.
Mr. Craig Call, representing himself, explained the substitute to the committee, and distributed a
MOTION: Rep. Perry moved to amend the bill as follows:
Strike: lines 14-16
Strike: lines 21-25
Strike: lines 168-176
Strike: lines 427-451
MOTION: Rep. King moved to hold the bill. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Hall
absent for the vote.
Vice Chair Perry resumed the chair.
H.B. 114S01 Second Amendment Preservation Act (Rep. B. Greene)
Vice Chair Perry reminded the committee the bill had been explained in the previous meeting, and
invited the public to comment on the bill.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Connor Boyack Libertas Institute
Spoke in favor of the bill: (con't) Benjamin Hess
Spoke in opposition to the bill: Sandy Krueger
Jean Hill Catholic Diocese
A handout was provided by Rep. K. Ivory and the Utah Sheriffs' Association
MOTION: Due to time constraints, Rep. Hutchings moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion
Vice Chair Perry adjourned the meeting at 9:57 a.m.
Kay L. McIff, Chair