House Business and Labor Committee - February 21, 2017

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Vice Chair Roberts called the meeting to order at 4:12 p.m.
 Rep. Duckworth moved to approve the minutes of the February 17, 2017 meeting.
 H.B. 0351 Continuing Education Amendments (Duckworth, S.)
 H.B. 351 was not considered.
 H.B. 0276 Seat Belt Law Revisions (Knotwell, J.)
 H.B. 276 was not considered.
 H.B. 395 Health Insurance Amendments (Dunnigan, J.)
 Rep. Dunnigan explained the bill assisted by Ms. Kalee Allred, Ms. Sarah Freeman, and Rep. Pitcher.
 Ms.Tanji Northrup, Utah Insurance Department, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Travis Wood, Utah Health Plans, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Todd Kiser, Commissioner, Utah Insurance Department, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Craig Paulson, Utah Association of Health Underwriters, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Grant Bangerter, citizen, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Kelly Atkinson, Utah Health Insurance Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ron Nielsen, Utah Business Insurance Company, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. David Gessel, Utah Hospital Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Timothy Jackson, insurance agent, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. John Dayton, Emergency Physicians of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. Curt Peterson, Pediatric Anethesia Group at Primary Children's Hospital, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. Michael Beck, Utah Society of Anesthesiologists, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Danny Harris, AARP Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Utah Medical Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Schultz moved to replace H.B. 395 with 1st Substitute H.B. 395.
 Rep. Peterson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 395 out favorably.
 H.B. 376 Landlord-tenant Rights (Dunnigan, J.)
 Rep. Dunnigan explained the bill assisted by Mr. Kirk Cullimore, Utah Apartment Association.
 Mr. John Murray, attorney, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Marty Blaustein, Utah Legal Services, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Kara Byrne, Social Research Institute, University of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Abdul Khalig Mohamed, researcher, University of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Froerer moved to amend H.B. 376 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Schultz moved to pass H.B. 376, as amended, out favorably.
 Rep. Dunnigan assumed the chair.
 H.B. 277 Direct to Consumer Food Sales Modifications (Roberts, M.)
 Rep. Roberts explained the bill.
 Dr. Royal DeLegge, Salt Lake County Health Department, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Mary Ann Chistensen, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Tyson Roberts, Roberts Family Farms, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Allyn Nakashima, Utah State Epidemiologist, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Webb assumed the chair.
 Mr. Dave Davis, Utah Food Industry Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Brandon Smith, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, Libertas Institute, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Stanard moved to replace H.B. 277 with 1st Substitute H.B. 277.
 Rep. Peterson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 277 out favorably.
 H.B. 358 Licensing Information System Amendments (Albrecht, C.)
 Rep. Roberts assumed the chair.
 Rep. Albrecht explained the bill assisted by Ms. Sheila Walsh-McDonald, Utah Department of Health.
 Rep. Gardiner moved to pass H.B. 358 out favorably.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to place H.B. 358 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.B. 99 Consumer Protection Action Amendments (Hemmert, D.)
 Rep. McKell explained the bill assisted by Mr. David Sonnenreich, Office of the Utah Attorney General.
 Rep. Stanard moved to pass S.B. 99 out favorably.
 Rep. Stanard moved to place S.B. 99 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 115 Solid Waste Revisions (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell explained the bill assisted by Mr. Scott Anderson, Director, Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control, Department of Envionmental Quality.
 Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah Association of Counties, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Reese DeMille, Republic Services, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jeff Hartley, Navitus Renewables, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Scott Hoganson, Utah County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Amanda Smith, attorney, Holland and Hart, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Peterson moved to replace H.B. 115 with 3rd Substitute H.B. 115.
 Rep. Schultz moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 115 out favorably.
 H.B. 331 Occupational Licensing Amendments (Thurston, N.)
 Rep. Thurston explained the bill.
 Rep. Peterson moved to amend H.B. 331 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Stanard moved to pass H.B. 331, as amended, out favorably.
 S.B. 92 Workers' Compensation Fund Revisions (Bramble, C.)
 Sen. Bramble explained the bill.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass S.B. 92 out favorably.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to place S.B. 92 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.B. 53 LIS Pendens Amendments (Weiler, T.)
 Sen. Weiler explained the bill.
 Rep. Stanard moved to amend S.B. 53 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Webb moved to pass S.B. 53 out favorably as amended.
 Rep. Stanard moved to place S.B. 53, as amended, on the Consent Calendar.
 Rep. Duckworth moved to adjourn.
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