House Business and Labor Committee - February 20, 2018

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Acting Chair Roberts called the meeting to order at 4:13 p.m.
 Rep. Wheatley moved to approve the minutes of the February 16, 2018, meeting.
 S.C.R. 7 Concurrent Resolution Honoring Firefighters and Fire Prevention Efforts (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Jani Iwamoto explained the bill.
 Mr. Coy Porter, State Fire Marshal Division, spoke for the resolution.
 Rep. Froerer moved to pass S.C.R. 7 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 310 Professional Licensing Amendments (Schultz, M.)
 Rep. Schultz explained the bill.
 Mr. Mark Webber, Utah State Manager, First American Title Insurance Company, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Cort Ashton, Legislative Chair, Utah Land Title Association, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 310 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 310.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 310 out favorably.
 H.B. 324 Tobacco Regulations Amendments (Last, B.)
 Rep. Bradley G. Last explained the bill assisted by Ms. Linnea Fletcher, Utah County Health Department, and distributed a handout.
 Ms. Fletcher spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Dr. Joseph K. Miner, Executive Director, Department of Health, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Marc Watterson, American Heart Association, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Dunnigan moved to replace H.B. 324 with 1st Substitute H.B. 324.
 Rep. Peterson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 324 out favorably.
 H.B. 279 Design Professionals Liability Amendments (Christofferson, K.)
 Rep. Kay J. Christofferson explained the bill.
 Mr. Dan Bradshaw, President, Benchmark Insurance Agency, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Michael Smith, Executive Director, American Council of Engineering Companies, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Jeff Hirst, American Insurance and Investment, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Rachel Otto, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. McKell moved to replace H.B. 279 with 1st Substitute H.B. 279.
 Rep. Webb moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 279 out favorably.
 H.B. 282 State Student Information System Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ken Ivory explained the bill assisted by Mr. Nathan Andelin, President, Relational Data LLC, Mr Dan Frei, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Technology Services, and Rep. Christofferson, Free Market Privatization and Policy Board.
 Rep. McKell assumed the chair.
 Vice Chair Roberts resumed the chair.
 Mr. Craig Frank, Board Member, Utah Charter Network, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Scott Jones, Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Terry Shoemaker, Utah School Boards Association/Utah School Superintendents Association, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Erik Roan, Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Duckworth moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 Rep. Peterson moved to pass H.B. 282 out favorably.
 H.B. 127 Controlled Substance Database Act Amendments (Fawson, J.)
 Rep. Justin L. Fawson explained the bill.
 Mr. Brinton spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Dennis Cecchini, parent advocate, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Potter moved to replace H.B. 127 with 1st Substitute H.B. 127.
 Rep. Peterson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 127 out favorably.
 Rep. Peterson moved to adjourn.
 Vice Chair Roberts adjourned the meeting at 6:55 p.m.
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