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MINUTES OF THE SENATE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS &
POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 415 STATE CAPITOL
JANUARY 29, 2013
Members Present: Sen. Margaret Dayton, Chair
Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard
Sen. Luz Robles
Sen. Brian E. Shiozawa
Sen. Daniel Thatcher
Sen. Kevin T. Van Tassell
Members Excused: Pres. Wayne L. Niederhauser
Staff Present: Mr. Rich North, Policy Analyst
Ms. Karen C. Allred, Committee Secretary
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 4:05 p.m.
Approval of Minutes
There were no minutes to approve.
Chair Dayton announced that S.B. 112 and S.B. 126 will not be heard today.
S.B. 40 Utah Navajo Royalties Amendments (Sen. K. Van Tassell)
Sen. Van Tassell presented and explained the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to pass S.B. 40 out favorably. The motion passed
unanimously with Sens. Hillyard and Robles absent for the vote.
Chair Dayton relinquished the Chair to Sen. Van Tassell.
S.B. 120 Target Shooting and Wildfire Regulations (Sen. M. Dayton)
Spoke to the bill: Sheriff Dave Edmunds, Utah Sheriff's Association
Sterling Brown, Vice President for Publicity, Utah Farm Bureau
MOTION: Sen. Dayton moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed, with Sen.
Robles absent for the vote.
Chair Dayton resumed the Chair.
S.B. 129 Office of State Debt Collection - Writ of Garnishment (Sen. L. Hillyard)
Sen. Hillyard introduced and explained the bill.
Spoke for the bill: John Reidhead, Finance Director, Department of Administrative Services
Amanda Jex, Assistant Attorney General, representing the Office of State
MOTION: Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 129 out favorably. The motion passed
Chair Dayton announced that S.B. 130 and S.B. 47 will not be heard today.
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Chair Dayton adjourned the meeting at 4:28 p.m.
Minutes reported by Karen C. Allred, Secretary.
Sen. Margaret Dayton, Committee Chair