Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee - February 21, 2017

250 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 4:16 p.m.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to approve the minutes of the February 17, 2017 meeting.
 S.B. 225 Judgment Interest Rate Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Hillyard moved to amend S.B. 225 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Bramble explained the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 225 out favorably.
 S.B. 232 Cyber Exploitation Amendments (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Bramble presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Analea Pattersen, Partner, Orrick's Public Policy Group
 Ms. Shelley Coudault, Assistant Attorney General, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Jessica Farnsworth, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Attorney General's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to amend S.B. 232 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 232 out favorably.
 S.B. 146 Constable Amendments (Fillmore, L.)
 Sen. Fillmore explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to replace S.B. 146 with 1st Substitute S.B. 146.
 Mr. Steve Maese, Wasatch Constables, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. John Sindt, Salt Lake Constables, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to amend 1st Substitute S.B. 146 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 Sen. Davis moved to go to the next item on the agenda with the provision that if the bill does not pass it will go to interum.
 S.B. 237 Servicemembers Custody and Visitation Amendments (Hillyard, L.)
 Sen. Hillyard presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Brian, Garrett, Chair, Salt Lake Military Affairs Committee and Col. Tyler Smith, Legislative Liaison, Utah National Guard.
 Ms. Dani Hartsvigsen, Coalition for the Preservation of Family Values, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 237 out favorably.
 S.B. 235 Assault and Threat of Violence Amendments (Thatcher, D.)
 Sen. Thatcher explained the bill.
 Dr. Ellen Brady spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass S.B. 235 out favorably.
 Sen. Hillyard assumed the chair.
 S.B. 239 Interfering with a Peace Officer (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler moved to amend S.B. 239 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Weiler presented the bill with the assistance of Craig Kleinman, Deputy City Attorney, West Jordan City.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative Council, ACLU, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Tom Ross, Bountiful Police Chief, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Weiler moved to pass S.B. 239 out favorably.
 S.B. 230 Solicitation Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Jim Winder, Salt Lake County Sherrif.
 Mr. Tom Ross, Bountiful Police Chief, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Weiler moved to pass S.B. 230 out favorably.
 S.B. 226 Permanent Criminal Stalking Injunction Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler explained the bill.
 Mr. Stewart Ralphs, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Weiler moved to pass S.B. 226 out favorably.
 Sen. Davis moved to adjourn.
 Acting Chair Hillyard adjourned the meeting at 5:33 p.m.
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