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MINUTES OF THE SENATE BUSINESS & LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE

Room 215 Senate Building Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Members Present:          Sen. Curtis S. Bramble, Chair

Sen. Deidre M. Henderson Sen. David P. Hinkins Sen. Karen Mayne Sen. John L. Valentine Sen. Todd Weiler

Members Excused: Sen. Gene Davis

Staff Present: Mr. Bryant R. Howe, Assistant Director

Ms. Karen Allred, Committee Secretary

A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Bramble called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.

Approval of Minutes

MOTION: Sen. Weiler moved to approve the minutes of February 25, 2013. The

motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hinkins and Sen. Valentine

absent for the vote.

S.B. 208 Solar Photovoltaic Contractor License Amendments (E. Vickers)

Rep. Vickers introduced and explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

Spoke in support of the bill: Wayne Joncs, Executive Director, Utah Solar Energy Association

MOTION: Sen. Valentine moved to transmit S.B. 208 favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to place S.B. 208 on the Consent Calendar. The motion failed

with Sen. Mayne voting in opposition.

S.B. 93 Interlocal Cooperation Act Amendments (J. Valentine)

Sen. Valentine introduced and explained the bill and a handout was distributed.

Spoke to the bill: Kevin Boardman, Vice President, Government Affairs, Pacific Corporation

Minutes of the Senate Business and Labor Standing Committee February 27, 2013 Page 2

MOTION: Sen. Valentine moved to transmit S.B. 93 favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

Chair Bramble relinquished the chair to Sen. Valentine

S.B. 225 Immigration Trigger Dates (C. Bramble)

Sen. Bramble introduced and explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

Spoke in favor of the bill: Mark Alvarez, Attorney

Bruce Johnson, Commissioner, State Tax Commission

Spoke in opposition to the bill: Diana Paredes, Coalition Coordinator, Enriching Utah Coalition Ronald Mortensen, Utah Coalition on Illegal Immigration Mark Terran, Citizen

MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to transmit S.B. 225 favorably. The motion passed

with Sen. Hinkins voting in opposition to the bill.

S.B. 229 Appellate Bond for State Entities (C. Bramble)

Sen. Bramble introduced and explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to transmit S.B. 229 favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

S.J.R. 14 Joint Resolution Amending Civil Procedure Rule 62 (C. Bramble)

Sen. Bramble introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to transmit S.J.R. 14 favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

Chair Bramble resumed the Committee Chair.

S.B. 219 Disaster Recovery Liens (S. Urquhart)

MOTION: Sen. Henderson moved to adopt 1st Sub. S.B. 219. The motion passed

passed with Sen. Hinkins and Sen. Weiler absent for the vote. Minutes of the Senate Business and Labor Standing Committee February 27, 2013 Page 3 Sen. Urquhart introduced and explained the bill.

Spoke in favor of the bill: Mike Fisher, Owner, 24 Hour Flood Response

Jerry Pennock, Owner, President, Complete Restoration Frank Fisher, Owner, 24 Hour Flood Response

Spoke to the bill:                         Mike Sonntag, Bear River Mutual Insurance

Brian Allen, American Family Insurance

Todd Kiser, Commissioner, Utah Insurance Department

Commissioner Kiser recognized students from the American Preparatory Academy.

MOTION: Sen. Valentine Hinkins moved to transmit 1st Sub. S.B. 219 favorably. The motion

passed unanimously with Sen. Weiler absent for the vote.

MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Weiler

absent for the vote. Chair Bramble adjourned the meeting at 9:45 a.m.

Sen. Curtis S. Bramble, Committee Chair