Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee - February 01, 2017

415 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
Chair Ipson called the meeting to order at 4:04 p.m.
 S.B. 128 Election Day Notification Amendments (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to replace S.B. 128 with 1st Substitute S.B. 128. The motion passed with a vote of 3-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Iwamoto J Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Knudson P, Thatcher D
 Sen. Iwamoto explained the bill.
 Ricky Hatch, Weber County Clerk, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rozan Mitchell, Ssalt Lake County Elections, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Heather Anderson, Lobbyist, Utah Associations of Special Districts, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 128 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 S.B. 116 Polling Location Amendments (Thatcher, D.)
 Sen. Thatcher moved to replace S.B. 116 with 1st Substitute S.B. 116. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 Sen. Thatcher explained the bill.
 Ricky Hatch, Weber County Clerk, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mark Thomas, Director of Elections, Lt. Governor's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 116 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 Sen. Thatcher moved to approve the minutes. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 Chair Ipson announced that S.B.133 would not be heard today.
 H.B. 32 Assessment Area Act Amendments (Webb, R. C.)
 Rep. Webb explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to amend H.B. 32 with Amendment #2 as follows:
 The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 Cameron Deal, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass H.B. 32 out favorably as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 H.B. 39 Local Officer Amendments (Webb, R. C.)
 Rep.Webb explained the bill.
 Cameron Diehl, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Fionnuala Kofoed, City Recorder for Eagle Mountain, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass H.B. 39 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Hinkins D, Knudson P
 Sen. Dayton moved to place H.B. 39 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2 at 4:46 p.m. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 H.B. 16 Voting Revisions (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Ricky Hatch, Weber County Clerk, spoke to the bill.
 Justin Lee, Deputy Director of Elections, Lt. Governor's Office, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 16 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 Sen. Hinkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Dayton M, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Knudson P
 Chair Ipson adjourned the meeting at 5:03 p.m.
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