House Judiciary Committee - February 16, 2017

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 Recording 1
 Chair McKell called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
 Rep. Pulsipher moved to approve the minutes of the Tuesday, February 7, Friday, February 10, and Tuesday, February 14, 2017, meetings. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent were: McKell M, Snow V L, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D
 H.B. 199 High Needs Children Adoption Amendments (Nelson, M.)
 Rep. Merrill F. Nelson presented the bill with the assistance of Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes.
 Mr. David Carlson, Child Protection Division, Utah Attorney General's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ronald Mortensen spoke in favor the bill.
 Rep. Snow moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 199.
 Rep. Cutler moved to hold H.B. 199. The motion failed with a vote of 3-9-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Cutler B R, King Brian S, Quinn T Voting in the negative were: McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Greene B, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Wheatley M
 Rep. Snow's motion to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 199 passed with a vote of 8-3-1.Voting in the affirmative were:McKell M, Snow V L, Coleman K, Ivory K, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Wheatley MVoting in the negative were:Cutler B R, King Brian S, Quinn T Absent was:Greene B
 H.B. 54 Campus Free Speech Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Kim Coleman presented the bill.
 Mr. Spencer Jenkins, Board of Regents, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative and Policy Counsel, ACLU of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Brad Asay, AFT Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 54.
 Rep. Lisonbee moved to amend H.B. 54 with Amendment #1. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 54, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 H.B. 68 Crime Victims Reparation Board Sunset Extension (Christensen, L.)
 Rep. LaVar Christensen presented the bill.
 Rep. Cutler moved to report a favorable recommendation on H.B. 68. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 Rep. Cutler moved to place H.B. 68 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 H.B. 248 Domestic Violence Related Amendments (Christensen, L.)
 Rep. LaVar Christensen presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Heather Wolsey.
 Ms. Amie Curtis, victim advocate, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Stewart Ralphs, Legal Aid Society, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Ivory moved to replace H.B. 248 with 1st Substitute H.B. 248. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 Rep. Pitcher moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 248 with Amendment #1. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 Rep. King moved to report a favorable recommendation on 1st Substitute H.B. 248, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 Rep. King moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: McKell M, Coleman K, Cutler B R, Greene B, Ivory K, King Brian S, Lisonbee K, Pitcher D, Pulsipher S, Quinn T, Wheatley M Absent was: Snow V L
 Chair McKell adjourned the meeting at 9:57 a.m.
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