Senate Business and Labor Committee - January 30, 2018

215 Senate Building

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Chair Bramble called the meeting to order at 4:05 p.m.
 Recording 1
 Sen. Ipson moved to approve the minutes from the January 23, 2018, meeting.
 S.B. 112 Voter Registration Revisions (Henderson, D.)
 Sen. Deidre M. Henderson presented the bill with the assistance of Lincoln Shurtz, Utah Association of Counties.
 Mr. Ricky Hatch,Weber County Clerk, Utah Association of Counties, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ron Mortenson, citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Catherine Weller, President, League of Women Voters of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Chase Thomas, Alliance for a Better Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Brittney Nystrom, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Justin Lee, Director of Elections, Utah Elections Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Cory Holel, 501c Voter Rights, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Davis moved to pass S.B. 112 out favorably.
 S.B. 64 Workers' Compensation Health Care Amendments (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Mayne presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Jaceson Maughan, Commissioner, Utah Labor Commission, and Mr. Dennis Lloyd, WCF Insurance.
 Mr. David Davis, President, Utah Retail Merchants of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass S.B. 64 out favorably.
 Chair Bramble asked Sen. Mayne to chair the meeting during his bill presentation.
 S.B. 100 Consumer Protection Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Bramble presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Daniel O'Bannon, Director, Division of Consumer Protection.
 Sen. Davis moved to pass S.B. 100 out favorably.
 Sen. Bramble resumed the committe chair.
 H.B. 19 Health Insurance Right to Shop Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Norman K. Thurston presented the bill.
 Sen. Hemmert moved to pass H.B. 19 out favorably.
 H.B. 24 Autism Insurance Coverage Sunset Amendments (Ray, P.)
 Rep. Paul Ray presented the bill.
 Mr. John Owen, a parent of an autistic child, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Tricia Nelson, a parent of an autistic child and Executive Director, Utah Autism Academy, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jennifer Dailey-Provost, Executive Director, Utah Academy of Family Physicians, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Davis moved to pass H.B. 24 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 32 Uniform Construction Code Amendments (Schultz, M.)
 Sen. Mayne moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 32 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 32.
 Rep. Mike Shultz presented the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 32 out favorably.
 H.B. 37 Occupational and Professional Licensing Amendments (Dunnigan, J.)
 Sen. Ipson moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 37.
 Rep. Dunnigan presented the bill with the assistance of Mark Steinagel, Director, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.
 Ms. Diane Forster-Burke, Government Relations, Utah Nurses Association, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 37 out favorably.
 H.B. 38 Fireworks Restrictions (Dunnigan, J.)
 Rep. Dunnigan presented the bill with the assistance of Senator Jani Iwamoto. A handout was distributed.
 Mr. Coy Porter, State Fire Marshall, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Dan Peterson, Fire Chief, Unified Fire Authority, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. John Hiskey, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mike Peterson, Mayor, City of Cottonwood Heights, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jeff Silvestrini, Mayor, City of Millcreek, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Davis moved to pass H.B. 38 out favorably.
 Sen. Ipson moved to adjourn.
 Chair Bramble adjourned the meeting at 5:52 p.m.
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