Senate Health and Human Services Committee - January 29, 2019

210 Senate Building

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Chair Winterton called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m.
 Recording 1
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes of the March 5, 2018, meeting.
 S.B. 38 Mental Health Amendments (Fillmore, L.)
 Sen Fillmore explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass S.B. 38 out favorably.
 S.B. 57 Child Abuse Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen Weiler explained the bill.
 Ms. Diane Moore, Director, Division of Child and Family Services, Department of Human Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to replace S.B. 57 with 2nd Substitute S.B. 57.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass 2nd Substitute S.B. 57 out favorably.
 S.B. 11 Medicaid Dental Coverage Amendments (Christensen, A.)
 Sen Christensen explained the bill with the assistance of Dr. Lynn Powell, Associate Dean, University of Utah Dental School.
 Sen. Christensen moved to replace S.B. 11 with 1st Substitute S.B. 11.
 Ms. Lauren Chamberlain, American Association of Retired Persons, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Stacy Sanford, Health Policy Analyst, Utah Health Policy Project, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 11 out favorably.
 S.B. 96 Medicaid Expansion Adjustments (Christensen, A.)
 Sen. Christensen moved to replace S.B. 96 with 1st Substitute S.B. 96.
 Sen. Christensen explained the bill with the assistance of Rep. Dunnigan.
 Ms. Stacy Sanford, Health Policy Analyst, Utah Health Policy Project, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Heather Williamson, Americans for Prosperity Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. David Heslington, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. John David Jorgensen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Paul Gibbs, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Michael Melendez, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ryan Jensen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Don Guymon, Chair, Utah Grass Roots, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mark Rothacher, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Lynne Blackerby, Americans for Prosperity, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. John Valentine, Utah State Tax Commission, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Sandall moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 96 out favorably.
 Sen. Buxton moved to consider S.B. 45, Domestice Violence Revisions, next.
 S.B. 45 Domestic Violence Revisions (Christensen, A.)
 Sen Christensen explained the bill.
 Sen. Sandall moved to pass S.B. 45 out favorably.
 Sen. Buxton moved to adjourn at 4:00 p.m.
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