House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - February 12, 2019

450 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Perry called the meeting to order at 3:47 p.m.
 Rep. Hollins moved to approve the minutes of the February 6, 2019 meeting.
 H.B. 114 Self-defense Amendments (Maloy, A.C.)
 Rep. Maloy presented the bill to the committee.
 Mr. Brian Judy, National Rifle Association of Utah, spoke in support of the bill.
 Ms. Nancy Halden, Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Bountiful City Police Chief Tom Ross, President, Utah Chiefs of Police, and also representing the Utah Sheriffs' Association, spoke in support of the bill.
 Ms. Rebecca Horn, Utah Chapter of Moms Demand Action, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Schultz moved to amend H.B. 114 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 114 out favorably as amended.
 The motion
 H.B. 251 Drug Diversion Reporting Requirements (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Eliason presented the bill to the committee.
 Mr. Greg Jones, Pharmacy Director for Harmon's, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jared Memot, Pharmacy Compliance Manager for Associated Food Stores, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Mark Brinton, General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Utah Medical Association, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Dave Davies, President, Utah Food Industry Association and the Utah Retail Merchants Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Coleman assumed the chair.
 Rep. Ray moved to amend H.B. 251 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ray moved to amend H.B. 251 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Ray moved to amend H.B. 251 with Amendment #3.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 251 out favorably as amended.
 Chair Perry resumed the chair.
 H.B. 137 Domestic Violence Enhancement Amendments (Pitcher, S.)
 Rep. Pitcher presented the bill to the committee with the assistance of Mr. Will Carlson, Chief Policy Adviser, Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, who provided a slide show.
 Mr. Steve Burton, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Jenn Oxborrow, Executive Director, Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Ryan Robinson, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in support of the bill.
 Ms. Kathryn Fritzgerald, League of Women Voters, spoke in support of the bill.
 Rep. Potter moved to pass H.B. 137 out favorably.
 H.B. 94 Weapons Restrictions Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Thurston presented the bill to the committee.
 Bountiful City Police Chief Tom Ross, President, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Chief Policy Adviser, Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Clark Apposian, Chair, Utah Shooting Sports Council, spoke in support of the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to amend H.B. 94 with Amendment #3.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 94 out favorably as amended.
 Rep. Romero moved to adjourn.
 Chair Perry adjourned the meeting at 5:43 p.m.
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