Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee - February 28, 2018

415 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
Chair Ipson called the meeting to order at 4:11 p.m.
 Sen. Dayton moved to approve the minutes for the February 23 and 27, 2018 meetings.
 1st Sub. H.B. 285 Rate Committee Amendments (Peterson, V.)
 Rep. Val Peterson explained the bill.
 Ken Hansen, Deputy Director, Department of Administrative Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent, Utah State Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 285 out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 285 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 342 Division of Facilities Construction and Management Property Amendments (Brooks, W.)
 Rep. Walt Brooks explained the bill.
 Ken Hansen, Deputy Director, Department of Administrative Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass H.B. 342 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 294 Municipal Forms of Government Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Kim Coleman explained the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 294 out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton assumed the chair.
 S.B. 230 Law Enforcement Protection Amendments (Ipson, D.)
 Sen. Ipson explained the bill with the assistance of Darci Goddard, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office.
 Jami Brackin, Chair, Civlac Group, Utah County and District Attorney Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass S.B. 230 out favorably.
 Sen. Ipson assumed the chair.
 S.B. 238 Legislative Hiring Practices Amendments (Niederhauser, W.)
 President Wayne Niederhauser explained the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to amend S.B. 238 with Amendment #1 as follows:
 Sen. Dayton's motion to amend S.B. 238 with Amendment #1
 Douglas Foxley, Utah Media, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Joel Campbell, Researcher, Freedom of Information, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Adams moved to pass S.B. 238, as amended, out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton moved to place S.B. 238, as amended, on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 320 Campaign Finance Modifications (Wheatley, M.)
 Rep. Mark Wheatley explained the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass H.B. 320 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 332 Local Government Financial Amendments (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Stephen Handy explained the bill with the assistance of LeGrand Bitter, Executive Director, Utah Association of Special Districts.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 332 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 257 Sentinel Landscape Designation (Knotwell, J.)
 Rep. John Knotwell explained the bill.
 Tyler Smith, Colonel, Utah National Guard, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 257 out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 257 on the Consent Calendar.
 1st Sub. H.B. 281 Voter Eligibility Amendments (Briscoe, J.)
 Rep. Joel Briscoe explained the bill.
 Kyle Adams, Student, Highland High School, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Miranda Rowland, Student, Highland High School, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 281 out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton moved to adjourn.
 Chair Ipson adjourned the meeting at 5:05 p.m.
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