House Government Operations Committee - January 27, 2017

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
Chair Peterson called the meeting to order at 2:02 p.m.
 Rep. V. Peterson moved to approve the minutes. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-1. Yeas: Rep. J. Peterson, Rep. Thurston, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, and Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep. McCay
 H.B. 91 County Commission Election Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Thurston presented the bill.
 Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah Association of Counties, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Ricky Hatch, Clerk/Auditor, Weber County spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to move to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with a vote of 9-1-0. Yeas: Rep. J. Peterson, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. McCay, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, Rep. Sanpei Nays: Rep. Thurston¬†
 H.B. 52 Political Contribution Reporting Amendments (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw presented the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to amend H.B. 52 with Amendment #1.¬† The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-1. Yeas: Rep. J. Peterson, Rep. Thurston, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep. McCay
 Mr. Mark Thomas, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Thurston moved to pass H.B. 52 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-1. Yeas: J.Peterson, Rep. Thurston, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, and Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep. McCay
 H.B. 59 Public Service Commission Amendments (Christofferson, K.)
 Rep. Kay J. Christofferson presented the bill.
 Rep. Daw assumed the chair.
 Rep. Arent moved to pass H.B. 59 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-3. Yeas: Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, and Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep. J. Peterson, Rep. Thurston, and Rep. McCay
 H.B. 120 University Student Housing Construction Oversight (Westwood, J.)
 Rep. John R. Westwood presented the bill with the assistance of Scott Wyatt, President, Southern Utah University.
 Mr. Jeff Reddoor, Director, Utah State Building Board, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jim Russell, Assistant Director, Division of Facilities Construction and Management spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Perry moved to pass H.B. 120 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-2. Yeas: Rep. J Peterson, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, and Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep.Thurston, and Rep. McCay
 Rep. J. Peterson resumed the chair.
 S.B. 13 Amendments to Election Law (Dayton, M.)
 Sen. Margaret Dayton presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Ricky Hatch, Clerk/Auditor, Weber County.
 Mr. Mark Thomas, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governor spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to pass S.B. 13 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-2. Yeas: Rep. J. Peterson, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, and Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep. Thurston, and Rep. McCay
 Rep. Arent moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-2. Yeas: Rep. J. Peterson, Rep. Arent, Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Daw, Rep. Nelson, Rep. Perry, Rep. V. Peterson, and Rep. Sanpei Absent: Rep. Thurston, and Rep. McCay
 Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting at 3:36 p.m..
  ________________________________________________ Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson, Chair
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