House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - February 22, 2019

450 State Capitol

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Chair Perry called the meeting to order at 8:04 a.m.
 Recording 1
 H.B. 270 Criminal Code Amendments (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell presented the bill to the committee with the assistance of Ms. Shelley Coudreaut, Attorney General's Office, and Mr. Craig Johnson, Utah County Attorney's Office.
 Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission, spoke in support of the bill but expressed some concerns with the substitute bill.
 Mr. Scott Sabey, Motion Picture Association of America, spoke in support of the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to replace H.B. 270 with 1st Substitute H.B. 270.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 270 out favorably.
 Rep. Miles moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 270 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 189 Theft Amendments (Shurtliff, L.)
 Rep. Shurtliff presented 1st Substitute H.B. 189 with the assistance of Mr. Ryan Robinson, Statewide Association of Prosecutors.
 Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Patrick Fleming, Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Reed Richards, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Val Schupe, Executive Director, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Jason Groth, ACLU, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, Libertas Institute, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to replace H.B. 189 with 1st Substitute H.B. 189.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 189 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 189 out favorably.
 The motion
 H.B. 301 Board of Pardons and Parole Amendments (Hutchings, E.)
 Rep. Hutchings presented the bill to the committee.
 Rep. Potter moved to pass H.B. 301 out favorably.
 Rep. Miles moved to place H.B. 301 on the Consent Calendar.
 Rep. Snider moved to approve the minutes.
 S.B. 88 Crime Victims Restitution Amendments (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Iwamoto explained the bill to the committee.
 Mr. Michael McAinsh, citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to pass S.B. 88 out favorably.
 H.B. 298 Offender Registry Amendments (Dunnigan, J.)
 Rep. Dunnigan presented 1st Substitute H.B. 298 with the assistance of Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission, and Ms. Faye Jenkins, Utah Prisoner Advocates Network.
 Ms. Alexander Merritt, Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jack Draxler, citizen, spoke in support of the bill.
 Sheriff Mike Smith, Utah County, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Chief Wade Carpenter, Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Steve Burton, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Michael McAinsh, citizen, spoke in support of the bill.
 Ms. Wendy Parmley, Hope After Suicide, spoke in support of the bill.
 Rep. Snider moved to replace H.B. 298 with 1st Substitute H.B. 298.
 Rep. Snider moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 298.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 298 out favorably.
 The substitute motion
 Rep. Snider's motion to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 298
 H.B. 156 Search Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Coleman presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Marina Lowe, ACLU.
 Mr. Reed Richards, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in support of the bill.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to replace H.B. 156 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 156.
 Rep. Potter moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 156 out favorably.
 Rep. Snider moved to adjourn.
 Chair Perry adjourned the meeting 9:54 a.m.
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