House Government Operations Committee - February 07, 2018
30 House Building
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Acting Chair Fawson called the meeting to order at 3:48 p.m.
Rep. Thurston moved to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2018, February 1, 2018, and February 2, 2018, meetings.
S.B. 18 Subcommittee on Oversight Duties (Davis, G.)
Sen. Gene Davis explained the bill.
Rep. Daw moved to pass S.B. 18 out favorably.
H.B. 35 Municipal Instant Runoff Voting Pilot Project (Roberts, M.)
Rep. Marc K. Roberts explained the bill.
Kory Holdaway, Voterise, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Arent moved to replace H.B. 35 with 1st Substitute H.B. 35.
Rep. Thurston moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 35 out favorably.
H.B. 285 Rate Committee Amendments (Peterson, V.)
Rep. V. Peterson presented the bill with the assistance of Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent of Policy and Communications, Utah State Board of Education.
Ken Hansen, Deputy Executive Director, Department of Administrative Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Perry moved to replace H.B. 285 with 1st Substitute H.B. 285.
Rep. Arent moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 285 out favorably.
H.B. 179 State Training and Certification Requirements (Ivory, K.)
Rep. Ken Ivory presented the bill with the assistance of Darin Bushman, Piute County Commissioner.
Kory Holdaway, Utah Public Employees' Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Arent moved to amend H.B. 179 with Amendment #1:
Rep. Arent moved to pass H.B. 179 as amended out favorably.
H.B. 141 Early Voting Amendments (Westwood, J.)
Rep. John R. Westwood explained the bill.
Justin Lee, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, spoke to the bill.
Marina Lowe, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Alan Ormsby, State Director, American Association of Retired Persons Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Rep. V. Peterson moved to amend H.B. 141 with Amendment #1:
Rep. Thurston moved to amend H.B. 141 with Amendment #2:
Rep. McCay moved to pass H.B. 141 as amended out favorably.
Rep. Daw moved to adjourn.
Acting Chair Fawson adjourned the meeting at 4:54 p.m.
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