House Judiciary Committee - February 15, 2019

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 Recording 1
 Chair Lisonbee called the meeting to order at 3:46 p.m.
 Rep. Hawkins moved to approve the minutes of the February 8 and February 12, 2019, meetings.
 H.B. 214 Office for Victims of Crime Amendments (Andersen, K.)
 Rep. Kyle R. Andersen explained the 1st substitute bill with the assistance of Mr. Gary Scheller, Director of the Office of Victims of Crime.
 Ms. Tonia Tewell, Holding Out Help, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Larry Beall, Director of the Trauma Awareness and Treatment Center, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. LuAnn Cooper spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Briell Decker Blanchart spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Melissa Ellis spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Emily Tucker spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Snow assumed the chair.
 Ms. Nicole Van Tassel Henderson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Angela Kelly, Director, Sound Choices Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Tatiana Martin spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Hawkins moved to replace H.B. 214 with 1st Substitute H.B. 214.
 Rep. Hawkins moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 214.
 H.B. 233 Grand Jury Process Revisions (Nelson, M.)
 Rep. Merrill F. Nelson explained the bill with the assistance of Will Carlson, Chief Policy Adviser, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office.
 Rep. Hall assumed the chair.
 Mr. Jeff Buhman, Statewide Association of Public Attorneys and Prosecutors, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Richard Mauro, Executive Director, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Dave Carlson, Director of the Justice Division, Utah Attorney General's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jeff Buhman, Statewide Association of Public Attorneys and Prosecutors, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Ed Brass, attorney, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to hold H.B. 233.
 H.B. 253 Domestic Violence Response Amendments (Spendlove, R.)
 Rep. Robert M. Spendlove explained the bill with the assistance of Ms. Heather Woolsey.
 Mr. Ned Searl, Director of the Office on Domestic and Sexual Violence at the Commission On Criminal and Juvenile Justice, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Andrea Hunsaker spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Richard Mauro, Executive Director, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Steve Burton, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Erin Jemison, Public Policy Director, YWCA Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Brammer moved to amend H.B. 253 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Brammer moved to hold H.B. 253.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 100 Sexual Violence Protective Orders (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Lowry Snow explained 3rd Substitute H.B. 100.
 Rep. Hutchings assumed the chair.
 Mr. Dave Carlson, Director, Justice Division, Utah Attorney General's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Clark Aposhian, Utah Shooting Sports Council, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Waldrip moved to replace 2nd Substitute H.B. 100 with 3rd Substitute H.B. 100.
 Rep. Waldrip moved to report a favorable recommendation on 3rd Substitute H.B. 100.
 H.B. 53 Victim Communications Amendments (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Snow moved to replace H.B. 53 with 1st Substitute H.B. 53.
 Rep. Snow explained the bill.
 Mr. Craig Johnson, Utah County Deputy Attorney, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ed Brass, defense attorney, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Heather Woolsey spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Richard Mauro, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 53.
 H.J.R. 3 Joint Resolution Adopting Privilege Under Rules of Evidence (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Snow moved to replace H.J.R. 3 with 1st Substitute H.J.R. 3.
 Rep. Snow moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.J.R. 3.
 Rep. King moved to adjourn.
 Acting Chair Hutchings adjourned the meeting at 7:19 p.m.
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