MINUTES OF THE
SENATE BUSINESS AND LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE
Monday, March 1, 2021 • 4:00 p.m. • 120 Senate Building


Members Present:
Sen. Curtis S. Bramble, Chair
Sen. Gene Davis
Sen. Karen Mayne
Sen. Daniel McCay
Sen. Scott D. Sandall
Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson
Sen. Todd D. Weiler

Members Absent:
Sen. Kirk A. Cullimore
Sen. Don L. Ipson

Staff Present:
Adam J. Sweet, Policy Analyst
Nancy Skidmore, Committee Secretary

Note: A copy of related materials and an audio recording of the meeting can be found at www.le.utah.gov.

Chair Bramble called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m.
MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to approve the minutes of the February 24 and 26, 2021, meetings. The motion passed with a vote of 3-0-6.
Yeas - 3Nays-0Abs-6
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. J. Stevenson
Sen. T. Weiler
1. S.B. 237 Animal Shelter Revisions (Hinkins, D.)
Sen. Hinkins explained the bill.
George Chapman, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
Katie Gray, Veterinarian, Humane Society of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
Lindsay Ortega, Executive Director, Nuzzles and Co., spoke in favor of the bill.
Jami Brackin, Deputy County Attorney, Summit County, spoke in opposition to the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to pass S.B. 237 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-5.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-5
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. J. Stevenson
Sen. T. Weiler
2. 2nd Sub. H.B. 371 Alcoholic Beverage Control Amendments (Waldrip, S.)
Rep. Waldrip presented the bill with the assistance of Rep. Hawkes.
Kate Bradshaw, President, Utah Beer Wholesalers Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Sandall moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 371 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-3.
Yeas - 6Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. J. Stevenson
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. D. McCay
3. H.B. 335 Investment Fees Amendments (Robertson, A.)
Rep. Robertson explained the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Sandall moved to pass H.B. 335 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-4.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. J. Stevenson
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. D. McCay
MOTION: Sen. Sandall moved to place H.B. 335 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-4.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. J. Stevenson
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. D. McCay
4. 1st Sub. H.B. 307 Training for Peace Officers (Christiansen, S.)
Rep. Christiansen explained the bill.
Training For Peace Officers
MOTION: Sen. Weiler moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 307 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 307. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-5.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-5
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. J. Stevenson
Sen. Sandall assumed the chair.
John Park, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
Nate Mutter, Vice Chair, Law Enforcement Legislative Committee, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Davis moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 307 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-5.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-5
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. J. Stevenson
5. H.B. 259 Lead Exposure Education and Testing Amendments (Barlow, S.)
Rep. Barlow explained the bill.
Sen. Bramble resumed the chair.
Claudia Fruin, Pediatrician, Utah Lead Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
Elli Lavon, Outreach Coordinator, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, spoke in favor of the bill.
Sean Soisson, Analyst, Intermountain Children's Health, Primary Children's Hospital, spoke in favor of the bill.
Talia Corcoran, Community Outreach Intern, Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to pass H.B. 259 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-4.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. J. Stevenson
6. 2nd Sub. H.B. 62 Post Certification Amendments (Stoddard, A.)
Rep. Stoddard explained the bill.
Chad Soffe, Police Chief, Woods Cross City, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Will Carlson, Deputy District Attorney, Salt Lake County District Attorneys Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
Levy Woodruff, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
Nate Mutter, Vice Chair, Law Enforcement Legislative Committee, spoke in favor of the bill.
Scott Stephenson, Director, Peace Officer Standards and Training, spoke to the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Davis moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 62 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-2-3.
Yeas - 4Nays-2Abs-3
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. J. Stevenson
7. 1st Sub. H.B. 264 Law Enforcement Weapons Use Amendments (Romero, A.)
Rep. Romero presented the bill with the assistance of Ian Adams, Executive Director, Fraternal Order of Police.
Brian Gwilliam, Police Chief, Lone Peak City, spoke to the bill.
Brian Gwilliam, Police Chief, Lone Peak City, Utah Chiefs of Police, spoke in favor of the bill.
John Park, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
Levy Woodruff, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
Scott Stephenson, Director, Peace Officer of Standards and Training, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 264 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-3.
Yeas - 6Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. J. Stevenson
MOTION: Sen. Sandall moved to adjourn at 5:34 p.m. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-3.
Yeas - 6Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. C. Bramble
Sen. G. Davis
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. D. McCay
Sen. S. Sandall
Sen. T. Weiler
Sen. K. Cullimore
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. J. Stevenson