Senate Health and Human Services Committee - February 21, 2018

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Fillmore called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m.
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes of the February 15, 2018 and February 20, 2018 meetings.
 S.B. 208 Pharmacy Benefits Manager or Coordinator Amendments (Vickers, E.)
 Sen. Vickers moved to replace S.B. 208 with 1st Substitute S.B. 208.
 Sen. Vickers explained the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Neil Nebughr, Director of Pharmacy, Utah Cancer Specialists, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Frank Pignanelli, Express Script, Blue Cross Blue Shield, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Dabakis moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 208 out favorably.
 3rd Sub. H.B. 195 Medical Cannabis Policy (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Vice President, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Justin Ariola, Board Member, TRUCE, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Gregory Glen Herod spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Vickers moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 195 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 197 Cannabis Cultivation Amendments (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Mr. Scott Ericson, Deputy Commissioner, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Edward Leary, Commissioner, Utah Commission of Financial Institutions, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Justin Ariola, Board Member, TRUCE, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Vice President, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Vickers moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 197 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.C.R. 12 Concurrent Resolution Calling upon Congress to Assure a Complete and Accurate 2020 Census (Chavez-Houck, R.)
 Rep. Chavez-Houck explained the bill.
 Sen. Dabakis moved to pass 1st Substitute H.C.R. 12 out favorably.
 Sen. Dabakis moved to place 1st Substitute H.C.R. 12 on the Consent Calendar.
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn.
 Chair Fillmore adjourned the meeting at 5:11 p.m.
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