Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee - February 07, 2017

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Stephenson called the meeting to order at 3:14 p.m.
 Sen. Henderson moved to approve the minutes of the January 31, 2017 and February 1, 2017 meetings. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Fillmore L, Hemmert D, Henderson D Absent or not voting were: Davis G, Harper W
 Sen. Henderson assumed the chair and announced that S.B. 142 and S.B. 139 would be presented and discussed together.
 S.B. 142 Redevelopment Agency Amendments (Fillmore, L.)
 Sen. Fillmore explained the bill.
 S.B. 139 Tax Increment Financing Revisions (Stephenson, H.)
 Sen. Stephenson explained the bill.
 Sen. Bramble moved to go to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Davis G, Fillmore L, Harper W, Hemmert D, Henderson D
 Sen. Stephenson assumed the chair.
 S.B. 150 Local Government Bond Amendments (Henderson, D.)
 Sen. Henderson explained the bill.
 Sen. Henderson moved to replace S.B. 150 with 1st Substitute S.B. 150. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Davis G, Fillmore L, Hemmert D, Henderson D Absent or not voting was: Harper W
 Mr. Ricky Hatch, Weber County Clerk/Auditor, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Spencer Nitz, Research Analyst, Utah Taxpayers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Bramble moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 150 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Davis G, Fillmore L, Harper W, Hemmert D, Henderson D
 S.B. 158 Pass-through Entity Withholding Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Bramble presented the bill with the assistance of Steve Young, attorney, Holland & Hart.
 Mr. Curtis Trader, Chair, Utah Tax Review Commission, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Susan Speer, CEO, Utah Association of Public Accountants, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jeff Bickel, Managing Partner, Tanner LLC, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Harper moved to pass S.B. 158 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-2-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Bramble C, Fillmore L, Harper W, Hemmert D, Henderson D Voting in the negative were: Stephenson H, Dabakis J Absent or not voting was: Davis G
 H.B. 46 Pass-Through Entity Tax Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Eliason explained the bill.
 Sen. Bramble moved to pass H.B. 46 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Fillmore L, Harper W, Hemmert D, Henderson D Absent or not voting was: Davis G
 H.B. 64 Property Tax Relief Amendments (Peterson, J.)
 Rep. Peterson explained the bill.
 Sen. Fillmore moved to pass H.B. 64 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Fillmore L, Harper W, Hemmert D, Henderson D Absent or not voting was: Davis G
 Sen. Henderson moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Stephenson H, Bramble C, Dabakis J, Fillmore L, Harper W, Hemmert D, Henderson D Absent or not voting was: Davis G
 Chair Stephenson adjourned the meeting at 4:44 p.m.
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