House Government Operations Committee - February 03, 2017

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H.B. 0221 Election Law Modifications (Cutler, B. R.)
 Recording 1
Chair Peterson called the meeting to order at 4:04 p.m.
 Rep. Daw moved to approve the minutes. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Daw B, Nelson M, Perry L, Sanpei D Absent or not voting were: Chavez-Houck R, McCay D, Peterson V
 H.B. 78 Nonbinding Opinion Questions (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Thurston presented the bill.
 Ms. Emily Wagner, parent, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Craig Peterson, Utah Golf Alliance, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau Federation, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Arie Van De Graaff, Utah Association of Counties spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Diane Anderson, resident, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to pass H.B. 78 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-1-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Perry L, Peterson V, Sanpei D Voting in the negative was: Nelson M Absent or not voting was: McCay D
 H.B. 22 Nomination Petition Amendments (Greene, B.)
 Rep. Brian M. Green presented the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 22 with 3rd Substitute H.B. 22. The motion passed with a vote of 7-1-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Nelson M, Perry L, Peterson V, Sanpei D Voting in the negative was: Arent P Absent or not voting were: Thurston N, McCay D
 Mr. Randy Miller, Utah League of Independent Voters spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. V. Peterson moved to amend 3rd Substitute H.B. 22 with Amendment #1: The motion passed with a vote of 8-1-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Nelson M, Perry L, Peterson V, Sanpei D Voting in the negative was: Arent P Absent or not voting was: McCay D
 Rep. Chavez-Houck moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 22 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-3-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B Voting in the negative were: Nelson M, Peterson V, Sanpei D Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L
 H.B. 133 Candidate Filing Requirements (Moss, C.)
 Rep. C. Spackman Moss presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Mark Thomas, Director of Elections, Office of the Lieutenant Governors.
 Mr. Randy Miller, Utah League of Independent Voters spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Arent moved to amend H.B. 133 with Amendment #1. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Nelson M, Peterson V Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L, Sanpei D
 Rep. Arent moved to pass H.B. 133 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Nelson M, Peterson V, Sanpei D Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L
 H.B. 207 Federalism Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. ┬áKen Ivory presented the bill.
 Ms. Diane Anderson, resident spoke to the bill.
 Rep. V. Peterson moved to amend H.B. 207 with Amendment #2: The motion passed with a vote of 6-2-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Peterson V, Sanpei D Voting in the negative were: Peterson J, Nelson M Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L
 Rep. Arent moved to amend H.B. 207 with Amendment #1:
 Rep. Daw moved to pass H.B. 207 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-2-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Daw B, Nelson M, Peterson V, Sanpei D Voting in the negative were: Arent P, Chavez-Houck R Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L
 H.J.R. 1 Joint Rules Resolution on Redistricting Standards (Nelson, M.)
 Rep. Nelson presented the bill.
 Peggy Carrico, Co-President, League of Women Voters of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Chase Thomas, Alliance for a Better Utah spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Nelson moved to pass H.J.R. 1 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Nelson M, Peterson V, Sanpei D Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L
 Rep. Daw moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson J, Thurston N, Arent P, Chavez-Houck R, Daw B, Nelson M, Peterson V, Sanpei D Absent or not voting were: McCay D, Perry L
 Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting at 5:58 p.m.
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