House Judiciary Committee - February 02, 2018

20 House Building

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 Recording 1
Vice Chair Snow called the meeting to order at 2:06 p.m.
 Rep. McKell explained some committee procedural issues.
 Rep. Pulsipher moved to approve the minutes of the Wednesday, January 31, 2018, meeting.
 H.B. 160 Domestic Violence Provisions (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason explained the bill with the assistance of Ms. Heather Woolsey.
 Ms. Juanita Strong spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Tara Tuey, AT&T, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Pulsipher moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 160.
 H.C.R. 2 Concurrent Resolution Encouraging Congress to Propose an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason explained the bill.
 Rep. Ivory moved to amend H.C.R. 2 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ivory moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.C.R. 2, as amended.
 H.B. 62 Property Rights Amendments (Quinn, T.)
 Rep. Tim Quinn requested to present his bill later in the meeting.
 H.B. 79 Private Attorney General Doctrine (Greene, B.)
 Rep. Brian M. Greene explained the bill.
 Chair McKell assumed the chair.
 Mr. Karson Eilers, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Robert Sherlock, law firm of Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jami Brackin, County and District Attorneys' Association and Summit County Deputy Attorney, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ivory moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 79.
 H.B. 62 Property Rights Amendments (Quinn, T.)
 Vice Chair Snow assumed the chair.
 Rep. Tim Quinn explained H.B. 62 with the assistance of Mr. Robert Mansfield.
 Rep. Quinn moved to replace H.B. 62 with 1st Substitute H.B. 62.
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 62.
 H.B. 198 Attorney General Responsibility Amendments (Nelson, M.)
 Rep. Merrill F. Nelson explained the bill.
 Mr. Brent Johnson, General Counsel, Administrative Office of the Courts, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Dan Burton, Office of the Utah Attorney General, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. King moved to replace H.B. 198 with 1st Substitute H.B. 198.
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 198.
 Chair McKell moved to adjourn.
 Vice Chair Snow adjourned the meeting at 4:00 p.m.
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