House Government Operations Committee - February 02, 2018
30 House Building
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Acting Chair Fawson called the meeting to order.
H.B. 176 Temporary Replacement for County Elected Officials (Potter, V.)
Rep. Val K. Potter explained the bill with the assistance of Darcy Goddard, Chief Policy Advisor, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office.
Jami R. Brackin, Deputy County Attorney, Civil Division, Summit County, spoke to the bill.
Rep. Arent moved to replace H.B. 176 with 1st Substitute H.B. 176.
Rep. Arent moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 176 out favorably.
H.C.R. 8 Concurrent Resolution Recognizing Historic and Economic Relationships Between Canada, the United States, and Utah (Handy, S.)
Rep. Stephen G. Handy explained the bill.
Rep. Thurston moved to pass H.C.R. 8 out favorably.
H.B. 226 Citation Authority Amendments (Christofferson, K.)
Rep. Kay J. Christofferson explained the bill.
Adam Trupp, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Association of Counties, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mark Stratford, Assistant City Attorney, Ogden City, spoke to the bill.
Rhett Nicks, Director, Davis County Animal Control, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Evelyn Everton, Deputy Mayor, Sandy City, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Rep. Perry moved to pass H.B. 226 out favorably.
H.B. 155 Smoke and Tobacco Free Capitol Hill (Cutler, B. R.)
Rep. Bruce R. Cutler presented the bill with the assistance of Marc E. Babitz, Deputy Director, Utah Department of Health and Garrett Harding, Manager, Community Outreach and Prevention Education, Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Mark Brinton, General Counsel, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Allyson Gamble, Executive Director, Capitol Preservation Board Office, spoke to the bill.
Linnea Fletcher, Utah County Health Department, spoke in favor of the bill.
Vicki Varela, Managing Director, Utah Office of Tourism, spoke in favor of the bill.
Gala Dumas, employee of the State of Utah, spoke to the bill.
Rep. Perry moved to replace H.B. 155 with 1st Substitute H.B. 155.
Rep. Perry moved to amend H.B. 155 with Amendment #1.
Rep. Perry moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 155 as amended out favorably.
Rep. Chavez-Houck moved to adjourn.
Acting Chair Fawson adjourned the meeting at 5:24 p.m.
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