Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee - March 08, 2019

210 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Acting Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 8:13 a.m.
 Sen. Riebe moved to approve the minutes for March 6, 2019.
 1st Sub. H.B. 391 Modifications to Governmental Immunity Provisions (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ken Ivory explained the bill. A handout, "Students Deserve to be Safe From Sexual Abuse," was distribute to the committee.
 Students Deserve to be Safe From Sexual Abuse
 Britta Schugk, resident, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 391 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 391.
 David Lund, Assistant Attorney General assigned to the Division of Risk Management, Attorney General's Office, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 391 out favorably.
 S.B. 152 Community Impact Fund Board Amendments (Winterton, R.)
 Sen. Buxton moved to replace S.B. 152 with 2nd Substitute S.B. 152.
 Sen. Ronald Winterton explained the bill.
 Jonathan Hardy, Director, Division of Housing and Community Development, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Jack Lytle, member of the Seven County Infrastructure Coalition Board, member of the Permanent Community Impact Fund Board, and Commissioner, Daggett County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ryan Beam, Center for Biological Diversity, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 David Damschen, State Treasurer, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Steve Evans, business owner, Uintah County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Tooter Ogden, Commissioner, Sevier County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Brad Horrocks, Commissioner, Uintah County, and Co-Chair, Seven County Coalition Board, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Jeff Hartley, representing Duchesne and Uintah County oil producers, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen.Buxton moved to pass 2nd Substitute S.B. 152 out favorably.
 S.B. 242 Presidential Primary Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Buxton moved to replace S.B. 242 with 1st Substitute S.B. 242.
 Sen. Curt Bramble explained the bill.
 Sen. Riebe moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 242 out favorably.
 S.B. 247 State Treasurer Amendments (Cullimore, K. A.)
 Sen. Buxton moved to amend S.B. 247 with Amendment #1.
 Sen Cullimore explained the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass S.B. 247 out favorably.
 S.B. 250 Graffiti Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Wayne Harper explained the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to replace S.B. 250 with 1st Substitute S.B. 250.
 Kari Huth, Chief Deputy, Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, spoke for the bill.
 Tom Ross, Police Chief, Bountiful City, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Riebe moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 250 out favorably.
 S.B. 251 Parental Defense Office Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Wayne Harper explained the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to replace S.B. 251 with 1st Substitute S.B. 251.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 251 out favorably.
 S.B. 187 County Planning and Services Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Curt Bramble explained the bill.
 Wilf Sommerkorn, Director of Regional Planning, Salt Lake County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Barbara Cameron, Chair, Big Cottonwood Community Council, spoke in favor the bill.
 Big Cottonwood Canyon
 Greg Schiffman, Vice Chair, Granite Community Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 A handout, "Vote 'NO' on SB 187" was distributed to the committee.
 Vote "NO" on SB187
 Todd Young, resident, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dan Petersen, Fire Chief, Utah Firefighters Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass S.B. 187 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 133 Initiative Amendments (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Brad Daw explained the bill.
 Lauren Simpsen, Alliance for a Better Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Olivia Horlacher, Keep My Voice, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 133 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 343 Development Advertising Amendments (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Jami Brackin, Chair, Civil Legislative Action Committee, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 343 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 74 Open Meetings Amendments (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Stephen G. Handy explained the bill.
 Debbie Davis, Internal Audit Director, State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 John Dougal, State Auditor, spoke to the bill.
 Jesse Oakes, Utah Media Coalition, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 LeGrand Bitter, Utah Association of Special Districts, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Riebe moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 74 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 195 Initiative and Referendum Amendments (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Stephen Handy explained the bill.
 Justin Lee, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, spoke to the bill.
 Ricky Hatch, Clerk/Auditor, Weber County, and Chair, County Clerks' legislative Policy Committee, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 195 out favorably.
 H.B. 247 County Recorder Fees Amendments (Wilde, L.)
 Rep. Logan Wilde explained the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to amend H.B. 247 with Amendment #2.
 Lincoln Shurtz, Utah Association of Counties, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher assumed the chair.
 Stephen McKay, McKay Mineral Exploration, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Stuart Burgess, Burgess Inc., spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Jerry Houghton, Recorder, Tooele County, and Legislative Chair, Utah Association of County Recorders, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass H.B. 247 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 145 Citizen Political Process Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Norman K. Thurston explained the bill.
 Sen. Weiler moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 145 out favorably.
 3rd Sub. H.B. 290 Driver License Record Amendments (Perry, L.)
 Rep. Lee B. Perry explained the bill.
 Ron Mortensen, resident, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 290 out favorably.
 H.B. 367 Boundary Adjustment Notice Amendments (Maloy, A.C.)
 Rep. Cory A. Maloy explained the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass H.B. 367 out favorably.
 Sen. Riebe moved to adjourn at 10:01 a.m.
 Sen. Thatcher adjourned the meeting at 10:01 a.m.
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