House Judiciary Committee - January 31, 2017

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 Recording 1
 Chair Snow called the meeting to order at 2:04 p.m.
 Rep. McKell moved to approve the minutes of the January 26, 2017, meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-6. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Greene B, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Cutler B R, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 H.B. 150 Custody Amendments Related to Parents with Disabilities (Arent, P.)
 Rep. Patrice M. Arent presented the bill with the assistance of A. Daniel Spencer.
 Susan Reimers, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dan Dovel, National Parents Organization of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Stewart Ralphs, Family Law Section of Utah State Bar Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Joyce Delcourt, LCPD, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Christine Passey, Salt Lake Major's office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Thomas Cantrell, representing himself, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Stephen Persinge, Utah Association of the Deaf, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ivory moved to amend H.B. 150 with Amendment #4. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 150, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 H.B. 106 Utah Uniform Securities Act Amendments (Hall, C.)
 Rep. Craig Hall presented the bill with the assistance of John Neilsen, Office of the Attorney General.
 Rep. McKell moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 106. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 Rep. McKell moved to place H.B. 106 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Ivory K, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Greene B, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 H.B. 129 Adult Protective Services Amendments (Edwards, R.)
 Rep. Rebecca P. Edwards presented the bill with the assistance of Nan Mendenhall.
 Rep. Wheatley moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 129. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, King Brian S, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 Rep. McKell assumed the chair.
 H.B. 21 Uniform Powers of Appointment Act (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. V. Lowry Snow presented the bill with the assistance of Steven Dixon, attorney.
 Rep. Greene moved report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 21. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Pitcher D
 Rep. Snow assumed the chair.
 H.C.R. 6 Concurrent Resolution Supporting the Re-empowerment of the States Amendment (Nelson, M.)
 Rep. Merrill F. Nelson presented the bill with the assistance of W David Hemingway, citizen and retired banker.
 Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. McKell moved to replace H.C.R. 6 with 1st Substitute H.C.R. 6. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Pitcher D
 Rep. Greene moved to amend H.C.R. 6 with Amendment #1. The motion passed with a vote of 9-1-2. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pulsipher S, Quinn T Voting in the negative was: Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Pitcher D
 Rep. Ivory moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.C.R. 6, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 8-2-2. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Pulsipher S, Quinn T Voting in the negative were: King Brian S, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, Pitcher D
 H.B. 145 Foster Children Visitation Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ken Ivory presented the bill with the assistance of Krisse Prestwich.
 Charri Brummer, Child Protective Services, Division of Child and Family Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Greene moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 145. The motion failed with a vote of 3-4-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Greene B, Ivory K, Wheatley M Voting in the negative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Pulsipher S Absent were: Coleman K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Quinn T
 Rep. Greene moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, Pulsipher S, Wheatley M Absent were: Coleman K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Quinn T
 Vice Chair Snow adjourned the meeting at 4:22 p.m.
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