House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - March 01, 2019

450 State Capitol

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Vice Chair Coleman called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.
 Recording 1
 1st Sub. H.B. 298 Offender Registry Amendments (Dunnigan, J.)
 Rep. Dunnigan presented the bill to the committee.
 Rep. Miles moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 298 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 298.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 298 out favorably.
 Rep. Miles moved to approve the minutes of the February 27, 2019 meeting.
 1st Sub. S.B. 109 Asset Forfeiture Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler presented the bill to the committee.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, ACLU, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Scott Reed, Assistant Attorney General, spoke to the bill.
 Chief Randy Watt, Ogden Police Department and speaking on behalf of Utah Sheriffs' Association and Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Caroll Mays, Deputy Director of Metro Narcotics Task Force, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Conner Boyack, Libertas Institute, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Tim Scott, Commander of Weber and Morgan Narcotics Strike Force, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Dan Deuel, citizen, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Scott Carver, Attorney General's Office Law Enforcement Division, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Lt. BJ Robinson, Orem Police Department and Director of Utah County Major Crimes Task Force, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Steve Burton, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, spoke in support of the bill.
 Ms. Kim Cordova, Executive Director of Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Brian Besser, District Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Agency, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Lt. Shawn Horton, Commander of Davis Metro Narcotics Task Force, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jeremy Roberts, citizen, spoke in support to the bill.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to amend 1st Substitute S.B. 109 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to amend 1st Substitute S.B. 109 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Ray moved to return 1st Substitute S.B. 109 to the Rules Committee
 The motion
 H.B. 423 Disaster Recovery Fund Amendments (Ferry, J.)
 Rep. Ferry explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Kris Hamlet, Director of Division of Emergency Management, Department of Public Safety.
 Rep. Stoddard moved to pass H.B. 423 out favorably.
 Rep. Ray moved to place H.B. 423 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 313 Hit and Run Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Eliason presented 1st Substitute H.B. 313 to the committee.
 Chair Perry moved to replace H.B. 313 with 1st Substitute H.B. 313.
 Chair Perry moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 313 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. S.B. 43 Criminal Provisions Modifications (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Mayne presented the bill to the committee.
 Mr. Scott Reed, Assistant Attorney General, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Marshall Thompson, Director of the Sentencing Commission, spoke in support of the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County, spoke in support of the bill.
 Rep. Ray moved to pass 2nd Substitute S.B. 43 out favorably.
 Rep. Romero moved to adjourn.
 Vice Chair Coleman adjourned the meeting at 9:37 a.m.
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