Senate Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Committee - February 10, 2017

415 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Ipson called the meeting to order at 3:17 p.m.
 H.B. 193 Revisor's Technical Corrections to Utah Code (Wilson, B.)
 Rep. Wilson explained the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 193 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Knudson P Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dayton M, Thatcher D
 Sen. Hinkins moved to place H.B. 193 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Knudson P Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dayton M, Thatcher D
 H.B. 218 Poll Location Amendments (Hall, C.)
 Rep. Hall explained the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 218 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Knudson P Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dayton M, Thatcher D
 Sen. Hinkins moved to place H.B. 218 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Knudson P Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dayton M, Thatcher D
 S.B. 133 Procurement Process Amendments (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Mayne explained the bill with the assistance of Joey Gilbert, Vice President, Associated General Contractors.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to replace S.B. 133 with 1st Substitute S.B. 133. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Knudson P Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dayton M, Thatcher D
 Mr. Gilbert spoke to the substitute bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 133 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Knudson P, Thatcher D Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dayton M
 3rd Sub. H.B. 11 State Boards and Commissions Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Thurston explained the bill.
 Mike Mower, Deputy Chief of Staff, Governor's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ashley Soltysiak, Policy Director, Heal Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Josh Craft, Utah Clean Energy, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Andrea Himoff, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Steve Erickson, Consultant, Crossroads Urban Center, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Fred Gruendell, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ian Peisner, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Andrea Palmer, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 11 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-3-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Adams J S, Dayton M, Hinkins D, Thatcher D Voting in the negative were: Escamilla L, Iwamoto J, Knudson P
 S.B. 176 Public Transit Authority Collective Bargaining Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to amend S.B. 176 with Amendment #1. The motion failed with a vote of 4-4-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Escamilla L, Hinkins D, Iwamoto J, Thatcher D Voting in the negative were: Ipson D, Adams J S, Dayton M, Knudson P
 Jerry Benson, President and CEO of Utah Transit Authority, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Jaymie Blakesley, General Counsel, Utah Transit Authority, spoke to the bill. 
 Mr. Blakesley responded to questions.
 Joseph Hatch, Attorney, Utah AFLCIO, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Kathleen Kaufman, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Russell Monahan, Attorney, Teamsters 222, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Jaymie Blakesley, General Counsel, UTA spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass S.B. 176 out favorably.
 Sen. Adams moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 6-2-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Ipson D, Adams J S, Dayton M, Hinkins D, Knudson P, Thatcher D Voting in the negative were: Escamilla L, Iwamoto J
 Chair Ipson adjourned the meeting at 4:58 PM.
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