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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 20, House Building
February 21, 2014
Members Present: Rep. Roger Barrus, Chair
Rep. Steve Handy, Vice Chair
Rep. Jerry Anderson
Rep. Kay Christofferson
Rep. Lynn Hemingway
Rep. Angela Romero
Rep. Robert Spendlove
Rep. Curt Webb
Rep. John Westwood
Staff Present: Mr. Richard North, Policy Analyst
Ms. Becky Paulson, Committee Secretary
Note: A list of visitors is filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Barrus called the meeting to order at 8:31 a.m.
H.B. 128 Electronic Device Location Amendments (Rep. R. Wilcox)
Rep. Wilcox explained the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Handy moved to replace HB128 with 1st Substitute HB128. The motion
passed unanimously with Rep. Romero absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Jerry Anderson moved to amend the bill as follows:
1) Page 3, Line 68: After the word, "entity"
Delete " no later than 24 hours" and
Insert " as soon as reasonably possible"
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Romero absent for the vote.
Spoke for the bill: Marina Lowe, American Civil Liberties Union
Connor Boyack, Libertas Institute
Craig Born, Citizen
Rick Schwermer, Utah State Courts
Dan Deuel, Weber 9/12 Project
Sean Hullinger, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Spoke against the bill: Chad Platt, Statewide Association of Prosecutors
MOTION: Rep. Webb moved to pass 1st Substitute HB128 out favorably as amended. The
motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Handy moved to adjourn the meeting.
Chair Barrus adjourned the meeting at 9:32 a.m.
Rep. Roger Barrus, Chair