Senate Business and Labor Committee - January 24, 2017

215 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
Chair Bramble called the meeting to order.
 Sen. Hemmert assumed the chair.
 S.B. 55 Insurance and Service Contract Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Chair Bramble explained the bill.
 Chair Bramble moved to pass S.B. 55 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Bramble C, Davis G, Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Okerlund R, Stevenson J, Weiler T
 Chair Bramble moved to place the item on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously.
 S.B. 73 Acupuncture Licensing Act Amendments (Hinkins, D.)
 Sen. Hinkins explained the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass S.B. 73 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 3-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Bramble C, Davis G, Okerlund R, Stevenson J, Weiler T
 S.B. 57 Workers' Compensation Related Premium Assessments (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Karen Mayne explained the bill with the assistance of Jaceson Maughan, Commisioner, Utah Labor Commission.
 Dennis Lloyd, General Counsel, Workers Compensation Fund spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass S.B. 57 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K, Weiler T Absent or not voting were: Bramble C, Davis G, Okerlund R, Stevenson J
 S.B. 62 Workers' Compensation Waivers (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Karen Mayne presented the bill with the assistance of Jaceson Maughan, Commissioner, Utah Labor Commission. 
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass S.B. 62 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K, Weiler T Absent or not voting were: Bramble C, Davis G, Okerlund R, Stevenson J
 S.B. 44 Dental Insurance Amendments (Christensen, A.)
 Sen. Christensen explained the bill assisted by Monte Thompson, Director, Utah Dental Association.
 Todd Kiser, Utah Insurance Association, spoke to the bill and answered questions from the Committee.
 Chet Loftis, Director, PEHP, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass S.B. 44 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K, Weiler T Absent or not voting were: Bramble C, Davis G, Okerlund R, Stevenson J
 Sen. Hemmert announced that S.B. 74 will be heard at a later date.
 S.B. 48 Nurse Licensure Compact (Vickers, E.)
 Sen. Vickers presented the bill with the assistance of Lisa Paletta, Utah Organization of Nursing Leaders.
 Danny Harris, Director of Advocacy, ARUP spoke in favor of the bill.
 Diane Forster Burke, Utah Nursing Association spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass S.B. 48 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K, Okerlund R, Stevenson J, Weiler T Absent or not voting were: Bramble C, Davis G
 Sen. Mayne moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Hemmert D, Ipson D, Mayne K, Okerlund R, Stevenson J, Weiler T Absent or not voting were: Bramble C, Davis G
_____________________________________________________________ Sen. Daniel Hemmert, Acting Chair
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