House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - February 17, 2017

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Perry called the meeting to order at 4:23 p.m.
 Rep. Winder moved to approve the minutes of the February 16, 2017 meeting.. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Eliason S, Hutchings E, Ray P
 H.B. 259 Duty to Retreat Amendments (Maloy, A.C.)
 Rep. A. Cory Maloy presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Mitch Vilos, Attorney and Author of "Self-Defense Laws of All 50 States ".
 Mr Paul Boyden, Executive Director, State Wide Association of Prosecutors, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Moroni Benally, Co-founder, Utah League of Native American Voters, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Curt Oda, former representative, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. David Spatafore, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, President, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Gardiner moved to replace H.B. 259 with 1st Substitute H.B. 259. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Winder moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 259 as follows: The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 259 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-4-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Miles K, Winder M Voting in the negative were: Edwards R, Hollins S, Romero A, Weight E Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 H.B. 270 Inmate Housing Amendments (Peterson, J.)
 Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson presented the bill.
 Mr. Mike Haddon, Deputy Director, Utah Department of Corrections, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Redd moved to hold H.B. 270. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 H.B. 274 Human Trafficking Modifications (Romero, A.)
 Rep. Romero presented the bill with the assistance of Daniel Strong, Attorney General's Office .
 Rep. Redd assumed the chair.
 Rep. Winder moved to replace H.B. 274 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 274. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Miles moved to amend 2nd Substitute H.B. 274 as follows: The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 274 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Perry resumed the chair.
 1st Sub. H.B. 123 Juvenile Offenses Amendments (Roberts, M.)
 Rep. Marc K. Roberts presented the bill with the assistance of Jennifer Valencia, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission.
 Mr. Kirk Bengtzen, resident, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Pam Vickrey, Vice Chair, Utah Sentencing Commission, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Gary Scheller, Utah Council on Victims of Crimes, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Redd moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 123 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 123. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Redd moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 123 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 7-3-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Gardiner A, Miles K, Weight E, Winder M Voting in the negative were: Eliason S, Hollins S, Romero A Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Rep. Hollins moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Perry L, Redd E, Edwards R, Eliason S, Gardiner A, Hollins S, Miles K, Romero A, Weight E, Winder M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Ray P
 Chair Perry adjourned the meeting at 6:37 p.m.
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