House Health and Human Services Committee - January 24, 2018

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 Recording 1
 Chair Kennedy called the meeting to order at 2:08 p.m.
 Chair Kennedy asked the representatives to introduce themselves.
 Rep. Ward moved to approve the minutes of the March 6, 2017 meeting.
 H.B. 12 Family Planning Services Amendments (Ward, R.)
 Rep. Raymond P. Ward presented the bill with the assistance of Dr. Jessica Sanders, Director of Family Planning Research, University of Utah Medical School.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Utah Medicaid Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. Pamela Royer (obstetrics/gynecology) spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jackie DeGaston spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. Holly Bullock (obstetrics/gynecology) spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Vickie Samuelson, League of Women Voters and Co-Director, Legislative Action Group, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kari Norton, registered nurse, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Emily Walsh spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kat Martinez, an early childhood educator and volunteer with Teen Moms, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ray moved to amend H.B. 12 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 12 out favorably.
 Rep. Daw assumed the chair.
 H.B. 105 Medicaid Sanctions Amendments (Ward, R.)
 Rep. Raymond P. Ward presented the bill .
 Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 105 out favorably.
 Rep. Eliason moved to place H.B. 105 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 92 Utah Vital Statistics Act Amendment (Hall, C.)
 Rep. Craig Hall presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Richard Oborne, State Registrar and Bureau Director, Division of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health.
 Mr. Roger Hullinger, President, Utah Funeral Directors Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jackie DeGaston spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass H.B. 92 out favorably.
 H.B. 91 Utah Anatomical Gift Act Amendments (Froerer, G.)
 Rep. Gage Froerer presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Alex McDonald, Director of Public Relations, Intermountain Donor Services.
 Ms. Jackie DeGasten spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Thurston moved to amend H.B. 91 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass H.B. 91 out favorably.
 Rep. Miles moved to place H.B. 91 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 104 Child Welfare Services Amendments (Christofferson, K.)
 Rep. Kay J. Christofferson presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Diane Moore, Director, Division of Child and Family Services, Utah Department of Human Services.
 Rep. Ward moved to pass H.B. 104 out favorably.
 Rep. Eliason moved to place H.B. 104 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 112 Payments for State Care of Children (Watkins, C.)
 Rep. Christine F. Watkins presented the bill.
 Ms. Diane Moore, Director, Director, Division of Child and Family Services, Utah Department of Human Services, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Tami Hemplin, legislative liason, Office of Recovery Services, Department of Human Services, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Tara Harrison, Associate General Counsel, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Kennedy moved to replace H.B. 112 with 1st Substitute H.B. 112.
 Rep. Kennedy moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 112.
 H.B. 80 Child Placement Amendments (Peterson, J.)
 Rep. Jeremy Peterson presented the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass H.B. 80 out favorably.
 H.B. 14 Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Patient Brokering (Hutchings, E.)
 Rep. Eric Hutchings presented the bill.
 Mr.Tyler Dallas, Chief Executive Officer, Cold Creek Behavioral Health, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Adam Cohen, President, Utah Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Spendlove moved to amend H.B. 14 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 14 out favorably.
 H.B. 109 Services for People with Disabilities Amendments (Ward, R.)
 Rep. Raymond Ward presented the bill .
 Rep. Eliason moved to adjourn.
 Chair Daw adjourned the meeting at 4:48 p.m.
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 Rep. Brad M. Daw, Chair
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