MINUTES OF THE

SENATE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & POLITICAL

SUBDIVISIONS STANDING COMMITTEE

Room 415, Utah State Capital

March 7, 2016

 

Members Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Margaret Dayton, Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Luz Escamilla

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Alvin B. Jackson

Sen. David Hinkins

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher

 

Members Excused:††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Staff Present:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ms. Megan Bolin, Policy Analyst

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ms. Lori Brinkerhoff, Secretary

 

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

 

Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 4:16 p.m.

 

S.B.257††††††† Public-Private Partnership Amendments (Sen. R. Okerlund)

Sen. Okerlund explained the bill to the committee with assistance from Michael Parker and Abbey Aldrich, Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce.

 

MOTION: ††† Sen. Hinkins moved to pass S.B. 257 out favorably. The motion passed with Chair Dayton voting in opposition.

 

H.B. 392†††††††† Executive Appropriations Committee Report Amendments (Rep. D. Sanpei)

 

Rep. Sanpei explained the bill to the committee.

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MOTION:††† Sen.Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 392 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

 

H.B. 10 S04†††† Initiative and Referendum Amendments (Rep. B. Greene)

Rep. Greene explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:Scott Hogenson, Utah County Clerk Office

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††† Mark Thomas, Lieutenant Governorís Office

MOTION:†††† Sen. Jackson moved to pass H.B. 10 S04 out favorably.The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 348 S01 †††††Mountainous Planning District Amendments (Rep. B. Dee)

 

At the sponsorís request, this bill was not heard.

 

 

H.B. 351†††††††††† Attorney General Fiscal Amendments (Rep. S. DiCaro)

 

Rep. DiCaro explained the bill to the committee.

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MOTION:††††† Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 351 out favorably.The motion passed unanimously.

 

 

H.B. 373†††††††† Missing and Exploited Childrenís Day (Rep. S. Handy)†††

Rep. Handy explained the bill to the committee with assistance from Elaine Runyan, citzen.

MOTION:††††† Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 373 out favorably.The motion passed††† unanimously.

 

H.B. 338†††††††† Juneteenth Holiday Observance (Rep. S. Hollins)

 

Sen. Jackson explained the bill to the committee with assistance from Betty Sawyer, Juneteenth Observation Committee.

 

MOTION:††††† Sen. Jackson moved to pass H.B. 338 out favorably.The motion passed †††unanimously.

 

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

 

Chair Dayton adjourned the meeting at 4:57 p.m.

 

 

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Sen. Margaret Dayton, Chair