House Judiciary Committee - February 03, 2017

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 Recording 1
 Chair McKell called the meeting to order at 2:02 p.m.
 Rep. Cutler moved to approve the minutes of January 31 and February 1, 2017, meetings. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Lisonbee K, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent or not voting were: Snow V L, Ivory K, King Brian S, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S
 H.B. 19 Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Amendments (Greene, B.)
 Rep. Brian M. Greene presented the bill.
 Rep. Snow assumed the chair.
 Scott Carver, Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office and Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, spoke against the bill.
 Tom Ross, Bountiful City Police Chief, representing Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke to the bill.
 Marina Lowe, Legislative and Policy Counsel, ACLU of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 William Carlson, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, representing Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Diane Anderson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Connor Boyack, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Nelson Abbott, Utah Association for Justice, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Christopher Crockett, Deputy County Attorney, Weber County, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. McKell moved to replace H.B. 19 with 1st Substitute H.B. 19. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M
 Rep. Lisonbee moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 19.
 Rep. Ivory moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 19.
 Rep. Lisonbee withdrew her motion.
 Rep. Ivory's motion to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 19 failed with a vote of 4-8-0.Voting in the affirmative were:McKell M, Ivory K, Pulsipher S, Wheatley MVoting in the negative were:Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Quinn T
 Rep. Pitcher moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 19. The motion passed with a vote of 11-1-0. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Voting in the negative was: Cutler B R
 H.B. 170 Small Claims Amendments (Kwan, K.)
 Rep. Karen Kwan presented the bill with the assistance of Ken Christensen, Utah Association of Justice.
 Chair McKell moved to pass H.B. 170 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M
 Rep. Lisonbee moved to place H.B. 170 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M
 Chair McKell moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M
 Vice Chair Snow adjourned the meeting at 3:58 p.m.
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