Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee - February 04, 2019

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2019 meeting.
 1st Sub. S.B. 43 Criminal Provisions Modifications (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Mayne presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Scott Reed, Attorney General's Office.
 Ms. Molly Davis, Libertas Institute, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Steve Burton, Attorney, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Scott Reed, Attorney General's Office, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Reed Richard, Statewide Association of Prosecutors. spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 43 out favorably.
 H.B. 22 Presentence Investigation and Probation Report Amendments (Hutchings, E.)
 Rep. Hutchings presented the bill with the assistance of Dr. Victor Kersey, Director of Programming, Utah Department of Corrections.
 Mr. Jim Hudspeth,Deputy Director, Utah Department of Correction, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass H.B. 22 out favorably.
 H.B. 19 Pretrial Release Amendments (Romero, A.)
 Rep. Romero presented the bill.
 Mr. Stewart Ralphs, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass H.B. 19 out favorably.
 H.B. 20 Human Trafficking Amendments (Romero, A.)
 Rep. Romero presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Dan Strong, Attorney General's Office.
 Mr. Tom Ross, Bountiful Chief of Police, Utah Chiefs of Police, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass H.B. 20 out favorably.
 H.B. 21 Offender Supervision Amendments (Ray, P.)
 Rep. Ray presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Dan Blanchard, Director, Adult Probation & Parole, Department of Corrections.
 Sen. Cullimore moved to pass H.B. 21 out favorably.
 H.B. 40 Amendments to Criminal Provisions (Ray, P.)
 Rep. Ray presented the bill.
 Sen. Millner moved to pass H.B. 40 out favorably.
 H.B. 35 Custody and Parent-time Revisions (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Snow presented the bill with the assistance of Stewart Ralphs, Family Law Section, Utah State Bar.
 Ms. Laura Bunker, Family Policy Resource, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Ronni Bateman Adams, Volunteer Director, Utah Chapter, Stop Abuse Campaign, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Cullimore moved to pass H.B. 35 out favorably.
 S.B. 47 Placement of Minors Amendments (Fillmore, L.)
 Sen. Fillmore presented the bill.
 Sen. Millner moved to replace S.B. 47 with 1st Substitute S.B. 47.
 Ms. Diane Anderson spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 47 out favorably.
 Sen. Escamilla assumed the chair.
 S.B. 109 Asset Forfeiture Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler presented the bill with the assistance of Connor Boyak, Libertas Institute.
 Mr. Tom Ross, Bountiful Chief of Police, Utah Chiefs of Police, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative Council, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Gary Giles, Orem Chief of Police, Vice President, Utah Chiefs of Police, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jim Bradshaw, Attorney, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Richard Ziebarth, Program Manager, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ), spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Dave Carlson, Director, Justice Division, Attorney General's Office, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. David Walsh, Deputy Director, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ), spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Carroll Mays, Deputy Director, Narcotic Task Force spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jim Bradshaw, Attorney, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Gary Giles, Orem Chief of Police, Vice President, Utah Chiefs of Police, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Weiler moved to pass S.B. 109 out favorably.
 Sen. Weiler moved to adjourn at 4:35 p.m.
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