House Judiciary Committee - March 02, 2018

20 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair McKell called the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m.
 Rep. Pulsipher moved to approve the February 28, 2018, meeting minutes.
 H.B. 438 Child Custody Amendments (Edwards, R.)
 Rep. Rebecca P. Edwards explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Dan Deuel, National Parents' Organization of Utah, and Ms. Lesley Garaycochea.
 Ms. Lesley Garaycochea spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Stewart Ralphs, Legal Aid Society, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Jody Robinson spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Amber North spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Roni Adams, Stop Abuse Campaign, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Dani Palmer, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Cutler moved to return H.B. 438 to the Rules Committee with a recommendation that the bill be studied during the interim.
 S.B. 156 Unclaimed Property Act Amendments (Hillyard, L.)
 Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. David Damschen, Utah State Treasurer.
 Rep. Pulsipher moved to report a favorable recommendation on S.B. 156.
 Vice Chair Snow moved to place S.B. 156 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.B. 151 Court Security Funding Amendments (Adams, J. S.)
 Sen. J. Stuart Adams explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Reed Richards.
 Mr. Val Shupe, Executive Director, Utah Chiefs of Police, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Chris Palmer, Security Officer for State Courts, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jacey Skinner, Administrative Office of the Courts, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Cutler moved to report a favorable recommendation on S.B. 151.
 Rep. Cutler moved to place S.B. 151 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.J.R. 10 Joint Resolution Dissolving Newton, Amalga, and Lewiston Justice Courts (Hillyard, L.)
 Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard explained the bill.
 Rep. Lisonbee moved to report a favorable recommendation on S.J.R. 10.
 Rep. Pitcher moved to place S.J.R. 10 on the Consent Calendar.
 1st Sub. S.B. 159 Forcible Entry and Detainer (Dayton, M.)
 Sen. Margaret Dayton explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Jeremy Shorts, attorney.
 Mr. Mike Ostermiller, Utah Association of Realtors, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Jacey Skinner, Administrative Office of the Courts, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Pitcher moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute S.B. 159.
 Rep. King moved to amend 1st Substitute S.B. 159 with Amendment 1.
 Rep. Pitcher's motion to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute S.B. 159
 Rep. Pitcher moved to adjourn.
 Chair McKell adjourned the meeting at 9:37 a.m.
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