House Judiciary Committee - January 31, 2018
20 House Building
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Chair McKell called the meeting to order at 4:06 p.m.
Rep. Quinn moved to approve the minutes of the January 25 and January 30, 2018, meetings.
H.B. 125 Duty to Assist in an Emergency (King, B. S.)
Rep. Brian S. King explained the bill with the assistance of Dr. Amos Guiora, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah.
Ms. Kim Fischer spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Jenn Oxborrow, Executive Director, Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. William Carlson, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, answered questions and spoke to the bill.
Mr. Jack Tidrow, President, Professional Fire Fighters of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Jean Hill, Catholic Diocese of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Wheatley moved to amend H.B. 125 with Amendment #1.
Rep. Pitcher moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 125, as amended.
Vice Chair Snow assumed the chair.
H.B. 183 Career Service Review Office Amendments (Christensen, L.)
Rep. LaVar Christensen explained the bill.
Rep. Cutler moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 183.
Rep. Quinn moved to place H.B. 183 on the Consent Calendar.
H.B. 77 Criminal Code Amendments (McKell, M.)
Rep. Michael K. McKell explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Marshall Thompson, Utah Sentencing Commission.
Rep. Lisonbee moved to replace H.B. 77 with 1st Substitute H.B. 77.
Rep. Lisonbee moved to report a favorable recommendation 1st Substitute H.B. 77.
1st Sub. H.B. 75 Child Sexual Abuse Amendments (Nelson, M.)
Rep. Merrill F. Nelson explained the bill.
Ms. Jacey Skinner, Administrative Office of the Courts, spoke to the bill.
Ms. Diane Moore, Division of Child and Family Services, spoke to the bill.
Rep. Cutler moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 75.
Rep. McKell moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 75 with Amendment #1.
Rep. Cutler moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 75, as amended.
Rep. Quinn moved to adjourn.
Vice Chair Snow adjourned the meeting at 6:16 p.m.
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