Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 1:15 PM | 450 State Capitol


time frame

Text Box: 1:15

1.    Committee Business

·         Call to order

·         Approval of the minutes of the August 21, 2019, meeting

Text Box: 1:25

2.    Economic Development Incentives

The committee will discuss economic development incentives.

·         Michael D. Farren, Research Fellow, Mercatus Center

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 2:00

3.    Artificial Intelligence

The committee will discuss the future of artificial intelligence (AI), including the increasing prevalence of AI technology and related policy implications.

·         Alexi Madon, Vice President, State Government Affairs, CompTia

·         Julie Babayan, Senior Manager (Global) Public Policy, Adobe

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 2:35

4.    USTAR Report

The committee will hear a report required by 2019 General Session S.B. 212, “USTAR Amendments,” related to the transition of USTAR headquarters and programs to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

·         Ben Hart, Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development

·         Ginger Chinn, Managing Director of Business Services, Governor’s Office of Economic Development

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 3:00

5.    Sunset Review: Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission

The committee will discuss changes made by 2019 General Session H.B. 387, “Boards and Commissions Amendments,” related to how members are appointed to the Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission. Per 63I-1-263(32), if the committee takes no action, the changes to the appointment of commission members will take effect on January 1, 2021.

·         Committee Staff

·         Ben Hart, Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development

·         Jill Flygare, Managing Director of Internal Operations, Governor’s Office of Economic Development

·         Scott Bowler, Director, Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission

·         Committee discussion/action


Text Box: 3:20

6.    Sunset Review: IGP Plan Implementation Pilot Program

The committee will discuss the Intergenerational Poverty Plan Implementation Pilot Program, created to provide funding for counties to implement local solutions to address intergenerational poverty. Per 63I-1-235(4), if the legislature takes no action, Utah Code Section 35A-9-501, which creates the program, will be repealed on January 1, 2021.

·         Tracy Gruber, Director of Child Care and Intergenerational Poverty, Department of Workforce Services

·         Committee discussion/action

Text Box: 3:45

7.    Other Items/Adjourn