MINUTES OF THE

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS INTERIM COMMITTEE

Thursday, January 10, 2002 - 2:00 p.m. - Room 405 State Capitol





Members Present:

Sen. John W. Hickman, Chair

Rep. Craig W. Buttars, Chair

Sen. Ron Allen

Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard

Sen. Millie M. Peterson

Rep. Eli H. Anderson

Rep. DeMar "Bud" Bowman

Rep. Don E. Bush

Rep. Neil A. Hansen

Rep. Neal B. Hendrickson

Rep. Peggy Wallace

Rep. Bradley A. Winn



Members Excused:

Sen. Al Mansell

Sen. Lyle Hillyard



Staff Present:

Mr. John Q. Cannon, Research Analyst

Ms. Sylvia Newton, House Secretary



Note: A list of others present and a copy of materials can be found at http://image.le.utah.gov/imaging/history.asp or contact the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel.



1. Call to Order



Chair Buttars called the meeting to order at 2:25 p.m.



  • Committee Business


MOTION: Rep. Bush moved to approve the minutes of the January 8, 2002 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote.



H.J.R.11 Resolution Requiring Public Notice Prior to Special Sessions (S. Urquhart)



Rep. Urquhart introduced H.J.R. 11 and explained it to the committee.



Sandy Peck, League of Women Voters, spoke to the bill.



MOTION: Rep. Bush moved to send H.J.R.11 out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote.











H.B.85 Utah Lake Authority Legislative Task Force (G. Way)



MOTION: Sen Peterson moved to adopt in title and body 1st Substitute H.B. 85 - Water Development and Conservation Task Force. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote.



Rep. Way introduced 1st Sub. H.B. 85 and introduced it to the committee. The bill was further explained by Sen. Howard Stephenson.



MOTION: Rep. Winn moved to pass 1st Sub. H.B. 85 out favorably to the Rules Committee to be placed on the calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote.





H.J.R.9 Joint Resolution - Rejecting Recommended Salary Increase for Legislatures (G. Way)



Rep. Way introduced H.J.R.9 and explained it to the committee.



MOTION: Sen. Peterson moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation to the Rules Committee. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote.





H.R.1 Resolution Changing House Committee Names (E. Hutchings)



Rep. Hutchings introduced H.R.1 and explained it to the committee.



MOTION: Sen. Peterson moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation to the Rules Committee for calendaring. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote.





MOTION: Sen. Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Hickman absent for the vote. The meeting adjourned at 2:57 p.m.