House Revenue and Taxation Committee - February 08, 2017

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Sagers called the meeting to order at 3:12 p.m.
 Rep. Quinn moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2017 meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Sagers D, Briscoe J, Froerer G, Greene B, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T Absent or not voting were: Eliason S, Ivory K, King Brian S, Stanard J, Wilson B
 H.J.R. 7 Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution -- Active Military Property Tax Exemption (Peterson, V.)
 Rep. V. Peterson explained the bill.
 Rep. Moss moved to pass H.J.R. 7 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Sagers D, Briscoe J, Froerer G, Greene B, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T Absent or not voting were: Eliason S, Ivory K, King Brian S, Stanard J, Wilson B
 Rep. Moss moved to place H.J.R. 7 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Sagers D, Briscoe J, Froerer G, Greene B, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T Absent or not voting were: Eliason S, Ivory K, King Brian S, Stanard J, Wilson B
 H.B. 258 Veterans Tax Amendments (Peterson, V.)
 Rep. V. Peterson explained the bill.
 Rep. Froerer moved to pass H.B. 258 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Sagers D, Briscoe J, Froerer G, Greene B, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T Absent or not voting were: Eliason S, Ivory K, King Brian S, Stanard J, Wilson B
 Rep. Froerer moved to place H.B. 258 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Sagers D, Briscoe J, Froerer G, Greene B, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T Absent or not voting were: Eliason S, Ivory K, King Brian S, Stanard J, Wilson B
 3rd Sub. H.B. 29 Energy Efficient Vehicle Tax Credit Amendments (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy explained the bill.
 Mr. Kevin Emerson, Utah Clean Energy, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Eliason assumed the chair.
 Rep. Quinn moved to replace 3rd Substitute H.B. 29 with 4th Substitute H.B. 29. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Eliason S, Sagers D, Briscoe J, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T, Stanard J Absent or not voting were: Froerer G, King Brian S, Wilson B
 Rep. Lisonbee moved to pass 4th Substitute H.B. 29 out favorably.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to go to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Eliason S, Sagers D, Briscoe J, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T, Stanard J Absent or not voting were: Froerer G, King Brian S, Wilson B
 H.B. 244 General Fund Budget Reserve Account Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ivory explained the bill.
 Rep. Moss moved to pass H.B. 244 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Eliason S, Sagers D, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T, Stanard J, Wilson B Absent or not voting were: Briscoe J, Froerer G, King Brian S
 H.B. 224 Specie Legal Tender Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ivory explained the bill.
 Mr Jonathon Johnson, Overstock.com, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Lawrence Hilton, General Counsel, United Precious Metals Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Abraham Dey, United Precious Metals Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Robin Devey, United Precious Metals Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Kent Jefferson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Merlin Weeks, United Precious Metals Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ron Hilton, United Precious Metals Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jeremy Cordon, United Precious Metals Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Sagers moved to hold H.B. 224. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Eliason S, Sagers D, Briscoe J, Froerer G, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T, Stanard J Absent or not voting were: King Brian S, Wilson B
 H.B. 71 Hygiene Tax Act (Duckworth, S.)
 Rep. Duckworth explained the bill.
 Ms. Kathleen Miller, Utah Women Unite, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Leslie Durham, Utah Women Unite, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Heather Williamson, Americans for Prosperity Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. Cheryl Johnson, Utah Women Unite, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Erika Larsen spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Stephanie Pitcher spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Lisonbee moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 9-2-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Sagers D, Froerer G, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Moss J, Quinn T, Stanard J, Wilson B Voting in the negative were: Eliason S, Briscoe J Absent or not voting was: King Brian S
 Chair Eliason adjourned the meeting at 5:02 p.m.
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