House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - February 21, 2018
450 State Capitol
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Chair Perry called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.
Rep. Winder moved to approve the minutes of the February 16, 2018 meeting.
1st Sub. S.B. 57 Police Service Animal Amendments (Iwamoto, J.)
Sen. Jani Iwamoto presented the bill with the assistance of Lieutenant Chad Reyes, Unified Police Department, Sergeant Luis Lovoto, Unified Police Department, Mr. Shawn Bailey, Citizen, Mr. Hollin Bailey, Citizen, Deputy Mike Graf, Washington County Sheriff's Office, and Mr. William Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County.
Mr. Jeff Silvestrini, Mayor, Millcreek City, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Robert Dahle, Mayor, Holladay City, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Ray moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 57 out favorably.
Rep. Ray's motion to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 57 out favorably
Rep. Redd assumed the chair.
H.B. 268 Off Duty Employment of Law Enforcement Officer (Perry, L.)
Rep. Perry presented the bill.
Mr. Val Shupe, Executive Director, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Sergeant Cody Stromberg, Vice President, Salt Lake Valley Law Enforcement Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Rep. Hutchings moved to replace H.B. 268 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 268.
Rep. Miles moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 268 out favorably.
H.B. 379 Death Penalty Amendments (Froerer, G.)
Rep. Perry assumed the chair.
Rep. Gage Froerer presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Jensie Anderson, Professor, College of Law, University of Utah, and Ms. Christine Stenquist, Citizen.
Mr. Dave Noriega, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Richard Mauro, Executive Director, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Terryl Warner, Victim's Advocate, Cache County Attorney's Office, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Ms. Kathryn Windels, Roman Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Reed Richards, Association of Prosecutors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Marshall Thompson, Utah Sentencing Commission, spoke to the bill.
Mr. Andrew Peterson, Capitol Case Coordinator, Utah Attorney General's Office, spoke to the bill.
Rep. Romero moved to pass H.B. 379 out favorably.
Rep. Ray moved to hold H.B. 379.
Rep. Romero's motion to pass H.B. 379 out favorably.
Rep. Ray moved to adjourn.
Chair Perry adjourned the meeting at 10:01 a.m.
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