Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee - February 05, 2018
250 State Capitol
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Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 3:19 p.m.
Sen. Hillyard moved to approve the minutes of the February 1, 2018.
S.B. 59 Theft Amendments (Thatcher, D.)
Sen. Thatcher explained the bill.
Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Ryan Robinson, Vice President, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Will Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County District Attorneys Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
Chief Tom Ross, Bountiful Police Department, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Reed Richards, Deputy County Attorney, Weber County, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Sen. Thatcher moved to pass S.B. 59 out favorably.
Sen. Hillyard assumed the chair.
S.B. 138 Gender Change Amendments (Weiler, T.)
Sen. Weiler explained the bill.
Sen. Weiler moved to replace S.B. 138 with 1st Substitute S.B. 138.
Mr. Rich Oborn, Bureau Director, Utah Department of Health, spoke to the bill.
Delane England spoke to the bill.
Sen. Weiler's motion to replace S.B. 138 with 1st Substitute S.B. 138
Mr. Clifford Rosky, Equality Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Ms. Gail Ruzika, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke to the bill.
Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative Council, ACLU, spoke to the bill.
Sen. Davis moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 138 out favorably.
Sen. Davis moved to adjourn.
Acting Chair Hillyard adjourned the meeting at 4:39 p.m.
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