MINUTES OF THE
SENATE RETIREMENT & INDEPENDENT ENTITIES STANDING COMMITTEE
Building, Utah State Capitol Complex
February 29, 2015
Members Present: Sen. Todd Weiler, Chair
Sen. Curtis S. Bramble
Sen. Gene Davis
Sen. Margaret Dayton
Sen. Karen Mayne
Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher
Staff Present: Mr. Alex Janak, Policy Analyst
Ms. Lorna Wells, Committee Secretary
NOTE: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 1:20 p.m.
MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to approve the minutes of the February 24, 2016 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble and Sen. Dayton absent for the vote.
1st Sub. H.B. 85 Attorney Fee Revisions (Rep. B. Greene)
Rep. Greene explained the bill to the committee:
Spoke against the bill: Mr. Adam Trupp, Director, Utah Association of Counties
Spoke to the bill: Mr. Joshua Daniels, Policy Analyst, Libertas Institute
MOTION: Sen. Dayton moved to pass the bill out favorably.
SUBSITTUTE MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to go to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with Sen. Dayton and Sen. Weiler voting in opposition and Sen. Davis absent for the vote.
1st Sub. H.B. 290 Campaign Finance Reform Amendments (Rep. R. Spendlove)
Rep. Spendlove explained the bill to the committee:
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Davis absent for the vote.
MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Chair Weiler adjourned the meeting at 1:53 p.m.
Sen. Todd Weiler, Chair