Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee - January 29, 2018

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 2:03 p.m.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to approve the minutes of the January 29, 2018 meeting.
 S.B. 30 Aggravated Murder Amendments (Mayne, K.)
 Sen Mayne explained the bill.
 Mr. Tom Ross, Bountiful City Police Chief, Utah Chiefs of Police Association. spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. William J. Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass S.B. 30 out favorably.
 S.B. 57 Police Service Animal Amendments (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Iwamoto explained the bill with the assistance of Lieutenant Chad Reyes, Unified Police, Sergeant Luis Lovoto, Unified Police and Shawn Bailey.
 Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director, Utah Sentencing Committee, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard assumed the chair.
 Sen. Weiler resumed the chair.
 Mr. William Calson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Scott Carver, Undersheriff, Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Shante Johnson, Lobbyist, Fraternal Order of Police, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Lisa Bagley, Director, Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Rob Dahle, Mayor, City of Holladay, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Davis moved to pass S.B. 57 out favorably.
 Sen. Davis moved to have the interim committee study the distinction between 2nd and 3rd degree felonies.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to have the Sentencing Commission provide a report analyzing the appropriateness of 2nd and 3rd degree felonies as classified in statute.
 S.B. 81 Children's Justice Center Program (Okerlund, R.)
 Sen Okerlund explained the bill with Ms. Tracey L. Tabet, Administrator, Children's Justice Center.
 Mr. Craig Peterson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Okerlund moved to pass S.B. 81 out favorably.
 Sen. Davis moved to place S.B. 81 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.B. 97 Driving Without Insurance Amendments (Thatcher, D.)
 Sen. Thatcher explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass S.B. 97 out favorably.
 S.B. 106 Court Records Amendments (Thatcher, D.)
 Sen. Thatcher explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to amend S.B. 106 with Amendment #0.
 Sen. Hillyard made a substitue motion to amend S.B. 106 with Amendment #1.
 Ms. Nicole Borgeson, Assistant Director, Department of Public Safety, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. William Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jacee Skinner, Deputy Court Administrator, Administrative Office of the Courts, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass S.B. 106 out favorably.
 S.B. 107 Third District Court Judge (Hillyard, L.)
 Sen. Hillyard explained the bill with the assistance of Ms. Jacee Skinner, Deputy Court Administrator, Administrative Office of the Courts
 Mr. Lincoln Nehring, Chief Executive Officer, Voices for Utah Children, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 107 out favorably.
 H.B. 18 Alcohol Abuse Tracking Committee Relocation (Eliason, S.)
 Sen. Zehnder explained the bill.
 Ms. Kim Gibb, Legislative Liaison, Department of Public Safety, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass H.B. 18 out favorably.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to adjourn.
 Chair Weiler adjourned the meeting at 4:24 p.m.
  __________________________ Sen. Todd Weiler, Chair
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