House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee - February 24, 2017
30 House Building
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Chair Perry called the meeting to order 8:15 a.m.
H.B. 382 Deoxyribonucleic Acid Amendments (Eliason, S.)
Rep. Elison presented the bill with the assistance of Jay Henrie, Laboratory Director, Utah Department of Public Safety Crime Lab.
Rep. Miles moved to hold H.B. 382.
Rep. Miles moved to approve the minutes from the February 22, 2017 meeting.
H.B. 162 Driving Under the Influence Classification and Sentencing Revisions (Eliason, S.)
Rep. Eliason presented the bill with the assistance of Ryan Robinson, West Valley City Prosecutor; Ms. Kim Gibb, Vice Chair, Utah Substance Use and Mental Health DUI Committee and also representing the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council; and Art Brown, Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
Mr. Ryan Richards, Prosecutor, South Salt Lake City, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Gardiner moved to replace H.B. 162 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 162.
Rep. Miles moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 162 out favorably.
S.B. 188 Child Support Guidelines Advisory Committee Amendments (Hillyard, L.)
Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard presented the bill.
Rep. Winder moved to pass S.B. 188 out favorably.
Rep. Redd moved to place S.B. 188 on the Consent Calendar.
H.B. 325 Tobacco Sales Enforcement Amendments (Spendlove, R.)
Rep. Robert M. Spendlove presented the bill.
Rep. Redd assumed the chair.
Mr. Dave Davis, President, Utah Retail Merchants Association, spoke to the bill.
Mr. Marc Watterson, American Heart Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Winder moved to pass H.B. 325 out favorably.
Rep. Perry resumed the chair.
H.B. 379 Classification of Theft Amendments (King, B. S.)
Rep. Brian S. King presented the bill.
Mr. Paul Boyden, Executive Director, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke to the bill.
Ms. Jennifer Valencia, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission, spoke to the bill.
Mr. Randy Richards, Prosecutor, South Salt Lake City, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Hutchings moved to pass H.B. 379 out favorably.
H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments (Ray, P.)
Rep. Redd assumed the chair.
Rep. Ray presented the bill.
Chief Tom Ross, Bountiful City Police Chief, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative and Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, spoke to the bill.
Ms. Darcy Goddard, Salt Lake County Attorney's Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Renae Cowley, Utah Media Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Nick Jarvis, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rep. Gardiner moved to amend H.B. 381 with Amendment #1.
Rep. Romero moved to pass H.B. 381 out favorably.
Rep. Eliason moved to adjourn.
Chair Redd adjourned the meeting at 9:53 a.m.
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