House Government Operations Committee - February 27, 2019

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Knotwell called the meeting to order at 4:11 p.m.
 2nd Sub. S.B. 26 Governmental Nonprofit Corporation Act Amendments (Henderson, D.)
 Sen. Deidre M. Henderson explained the bill.
 Susan Speirs, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Kate Rubalcava, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Nonprofits Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Arent moved to replace 2nd Substitute S.B. 26 with 3rd Substitute S.B. 26.
 Rep. Hawkins moved to pass 3rd Substitute S.B. 26 out favorably.
 H.B. 133 Initiative Amendments (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Olivia Horlacher, Keep My Voice, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Wendy Garvin, resident, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Lauren Simpson, Policy Fellow, Alliance for a Better Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Gayle Ruzicka, President, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Stenquist moved to replace H.B. 133 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 133.
 Rep. Stenquist moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 133 out favorably.
 H.B. 309 Elections Modifications (McKell, M.)
 Rep. Mike K. McKell explained the bill.
 Phill Wright, resident, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dalane England, Chapter President, United Women's Forum, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 David Owen, resident, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Chase Clyde, Director of Government Relations and Political Action, Utah Education Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Taylor Williams, resident, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Teena Horlacher, resident, spoke to the bill.
 Wendy Garvin, resident, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Arent moved to pass H.B. 309 out favorably.
 Rep. Peterson moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 H.B. 195 Initiative and Referendum Amendments (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Stephen G. Handy explained the bill with the assistance of Justin Lee, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor.
 Olivia Horlacher, Keep My Voice, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Nils Bergeson, State Vice Chair, United Utah Party spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to replace H.B. 195 with 1st Substitute H.B. 195.
 Rep. Lyman moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 195 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Daw moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 195 out favorably.
 H.B. 145 Citizen Political Process Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Norman K. Thurston explained the bill.
 A handout "Keep My Voice" was distributed to the committee.
 Keep My Voice
 Gayle Ruzicka, President, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Justin Lee, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, spoke to the bill.
 Taylor Williams, Keep My Voice, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Teena Horlacher, citizen, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to replace H.B. 145 with 1st Substitute H.B. 145.
 Ricky Hatch, Chair, Clerks' Legislative Policy Committee, and Clerk/Auditor, Weber County, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 145 out favorably.
 H.B. 119 Initiatives, Referenda, and Other Political Activities (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill with the assistance of Cameron Diehl, Executive Director, Utah League of Cities and Towns.
 A handout "Referendum Process Comparison" was distributed to the committee.
 Referendum Process Comparison
 A handout "HB 119" was distributed to the committee.
 HB 119
 David Ure, Director, Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Paul Baker, Unite for Holladay, spoke to the bill.
 Mike Ostermiller, Utah Property Rights Coalition, and Utah Association of Realtors, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Steven Doxey, Unite for Holladay, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ryan Cowley, Elections Director, Weber County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Craig Smith, attorney, Smith Hartvigsen, spoke to the bill.
 Justin Lee, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Arent moved to replace H.B. 119 with 1st Substitute H.B. 119.
 Rep. Arent moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 Rep. Lyman moved to saunter for five minutes.
 Recording 2
 Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to cease to saunter.
 1st Sub. S.B. 108 Modifications to Government Records Provisions (Harper, W.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 108 out favorably.
 Rep. Lyman assumed the chair.
 H.B. 387 Boards and Commissions Amendments (Knotwell, J.)
 Rep. Knotwell explained the bill.
 A handout "Rebalancing Legislative Workload" was distributed to the committee.
 Rebalancing Legislative Workload
 Rep. Stenquist moved to replace H.B. 387 with 1st Substitute H.B. 387.
 Rep. Stenquist moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 387 out favorably.
 Rep. Dailey-Provost moved to adjourn.
 Chair Lyman adjourned the meeting at 7:45 p.m.
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