House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - February 23, 2018

450 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Perry called the meeting to order at 8:09 a.m.
 Rep. Miles moved to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2018 meeting.
 H.B. 309 Drug Distribution Induced Homicide (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Scott Reed, Utah Attorney General's Office.
 Ms. Kim Cordova, Executive Director, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Dennis Cechinni, Citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Tom Ross, President, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Reid Richards, Association of Prosecutors, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ray moved to replace H.B. 309 with 1st Substitute H.B. 309.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 309 out favorably.
 H.B. 295 Driving Under the Influence Modifications (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason presented the bill with the assistance of Colonel Michael Rapich, Utah Highway Patrol.
 Mr. Art Brown, President, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to replace H.B. 295 with 1st Substitute H.B. 295.
 Rep. Weight moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 295 out favorably.
 Rep. Ray moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 295 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 83 Forcible Entry and Warrants Amendments (Roberts, M.)
 Rep. Marc K. Roberts presented the bill.
 Rep. Ray moved to replace H.B. 83 with 1st Substitute H.B. 83.
 Mr. Ross spoke in favor to the bill.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative and Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, President, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Scott Carver, Undersheriff, Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 83 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 83, as amended, out favorably.
 H.B. 248 Compensatory Service in Lieu of Fine Amendments (King, B. S.)
 Rep. Brian S. King presented the bill.
 Mr. Gary Crane, Attorney, Layton City, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Kathryn Fitzgerald, Director, League of Women Voters, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Thompson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jacey Skinner, Deputy Court Administrator, Utah Administrative Offices of the Courts, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Brandon Smith, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Lowe spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Gary Scheller, Director, Utah Council on Victims of Crimes, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Redd moved to replace H.B. 248 with 1st Substitute H.B. 248.
 Rep. Redd moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 248 out favorably.
 Rep. Redd moved to adjourn.
 Chair Perry adjourned the meeting at 9:55 a.m.
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