Senate Health and Human Services Committee - March 01, 2018
250 State Capitol
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Chair Fillmore called the meeting to order at 9:34 a.m.
Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes of the February 27, 2018 meeting.
1st Sub. H.B. 209 Mental Health Protections for First Responders (Kwan, K.)
Rep. Kwan explained the bill.
Sen. Escamilla moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 209 with Amendment #1.
Mr. Jack Tidrow, President, Professional Firefighters of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Heather Anderson Bostack, Lobbyist, Utah Association of Special Districts, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Tom Ross, Bountiful Police Chief, President, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Karson Eilers, Analyst, Uah League of cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Tom Losser, Executive Director, Utah Public Employees Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Elizabeth Kic, Director, Fiscal Operations, Utah Association of Counties, spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Escamilla moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 209 out favorably.
Sen. Escamilla moved to adjourn at 9:43 a.m.
Chair Fillmore adjourned the meeting.
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