Criminal Code Evaluation Task Force - June 24, 2019

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Sen. Hillyard called the meeting to order at 2:20 p.m.
 Committee Business
 Rep. Wheatley moved to approve the minutes of the December 14, 2014, meeting at 2:23 p.m.
 Commission members and staff introduced themselves.
 Sen. Mayne assumed the chair.
 Overview of the Criminal Code Evaluation Task Force
 2a - Criminal Code Evaluation Task Force Final Report
 2b - 2019 General Session H.B. 335, Criminal Code Task Force Changes
 2c - 2019 General Session H.B. 40, Amendments to Criminal Provisions
 2d - 2019 General Session S.B. 43, Criminal Provisions Modifications
 Mr. John Feinauer, Policy Analyst, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, provided an overview of the task force's 2018 Final Report, including the areas of study, legislation, and recommendations for future study items.
 Ms. Chelsea Grant, Associate General Counsel, Office of Legislative Research and General Council, reviewed provisions two task force bills that passed during the 2019 General Session, S.B. 43, "Criminal Provisions Modifications," and H.B. 40, "Amendments to Criminal Provisions."
 Inmate Violence
 3 - Inmate Violence, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office
 Mr. Will Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County, Justice Division, addressed sentencing policies for violence among inmates.
 Firearm Serial Number Violations
 4 - Obliterating Firearm Serial Numbers, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office
 Mr. Will Carlson discussed sentencing policies for firearm serial number violations.
 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Violations
 Mr. Ross Ford, Executive Officer, Home Builder's Association of Utah, discussed storm water and how it effects business.
 Mr. Chris Gamvroulas, President, Ivory Development, introduced Ben Hansen.
 Mr. Ben Hansen, Storm Water Compliance Construction Manager, Ivory Development, discussed a situation related to a citation issued for storm water pollution violations.
 Mr. Chris Gamvroulas spoke to the issue and indicated that there should be penalties for deliberate storm water pollution violations, but that there should also be protections for those who are not individually responsible for naturally caused storm water pollution.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to open a committee bill file to address issues that may require statutory changes.
 Other Items/Adjourn
 The next meeting was scheduled for August 12, 2019, at 2 p.m.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to adjourn the meeting
 Chair Mayne adjourned the meeting at 3:43 p.m.
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