Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Interim Committee

Utah Legislature


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:30 p.m. Room 450 Capitol Building





Time Frame


2:30 1. Committee Business

Call to order Sen. Todd Weiler, Senate Chair

Approval of the minutes of the November 19, 2014, meeting

         Other committee business



2:40 2. 2015 Interim Priority Study Items

The committee will discuss the three study items that were prioritized by the Legislative Management Committee and any additional study items that the committee would like to address this year.



3:00 3. New Felonies and Enhancements on Existing Punishments

The Sentencing Commission has prepared a report covering new felonies and enhancements on existing felonies.

Carlene Walker, Chair, Sentencing Commission

Jennifer Valencia, Director, Sentencing Commission



3:20 4. Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement

Representative Daniel McCay



4:00 5. Long-Term Planning Discussion

Interim Rule 2-2-103 requires each interim committee to devote part of the May interim meeting to long-term planning. The committee will hear from representatives of the Department of Corrections, the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Public Safety on long-term planning issues that their respective agencies are looking to address.



4:40 6. Review of the Statutorily Required Annual Reports

The committee will discuss the eight statutorily required annual reports from various agencies. Which reports are still valuable to the committee and which reports should be eliminated as an annual reporting requirement?



4:50 7. Adjourn