Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee - March 06, 2017

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 Recording 1
Chair Weiler called the meeting to order at 8:16 a.m.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to approve the minutes of the March 2, 2017 meeting.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 149 Child Abuse Offender Registry (Owens, D.)
 Rep. Owens presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. JoAnn Otten.
 Mr. Ralph Dellaprana spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Dan Deuel spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Brian Nielson, Sherrif, Sanpete County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Linda Zenger, Family Life Commission, Utah Parent Teacher Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 149 out favorably.
 4th Sub. H.B. 274 Human Trafficking Modifications (Romero, A.)
 Rep. Romero presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Daniel Strong, Attorney General's Office.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass 4th Substitute H.B. 274 out favorably.
 H.B. 54 Campus Free Speech Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Coleman presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Jeff Lambert, Assistant Commissioner for Higher Education, Board of Regents.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass H.B. 54 out favorably.
 H.B. 187 Costs for Aggravated Murder Offenses (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass H.B. 187 out favorably.
 H.B. 199 High Needs Children Adoption Amendments (Nelson, M.)
 Rep. Nelson presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. David Carlson, Director, Child Protection, Attorney General's Office.
 Ms. Linda Zenger, Family Life Commission, Utah Parent Teacher Association. spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass H.B. 199 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 173 Parental Kidnapping Amendments (Potter, V.)
 Rep. Potter presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Terryl Warner, Director, Cache County Attorney's Office.
 Mr. Stewart Ralphs, Legislative Representative, Family Law Section, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Will Carlson, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 173 out favorably.
 Sen. Thatcher's motion to go to the next item on the agenda
 1st Sub. H.B. 259 Duty to Retreat Amendments (Maloy, A.C.)
 Rep. Maloy explained the bill.
 Mr. Clark Aposhian, Chairman, Utah Shooting Sports Council, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Maryann Christensen, Executive Director, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Paul Boyden, Executive Director, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative Council, ACLU, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 H.B. 321 Parenting Plan Amendments (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Snow explained the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass H.B. 321 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 278 Expenses of Minor Children Amendments (Chavez-Houck, R.)
 Rep. Chavez-Houck explained the bill.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 278 out favorably.
 Sen. Escamilla moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 278 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 379 Classification of Theft Amendments (King, B. S.)
 Rep. King explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass H.B. 379 out favorably.
 H.B. 386 Attorney General Amendments (Hutchings, E.)
 Rep. Hutchings explained the bill.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to pass H.B. 386 out favorably.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to place H.B. 386 on the Consent Calendar.
 Sen. Thatcher moved to adjourn.
 Chair Weiler adjourned the meeting at 10:01 a.m.
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