MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. • 30 House Building


Members Present:
Rep. Joel Ferry, Chair
Rep. Walt Brooks, Vice Chair
Rep. Brady Brammer
Rep. James A. Dunnigan
Rep. Timothy D. Hawkes
Rep. Brian S. King
Rep. A. Cory Maloy
Rep. Ashlee Matthews
Rep. Calvin R. Musselman
Rep. Casey Snider
Rep. Mark A. Strong
Rep. Jordan D. Teuscher
Rep. Norman K. Thurston
Rep. Mark A. Wheatley

Members Absent:
Rep. Jon Hawkins
Rep. Mike Schultz

Staff Present:
Adam J. Sweet, Policy Analyst
Jordan Gage, Committee Secretary

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

Chair Ferry called the meeting to order at 8:08 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Matthews moved to approve the minutes of the February 26, 2021, meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-6.
Yeas - 10Nays-0Abs-6
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. M. Schultz
Rep. C. Snider
Rep. J. Teuscher
1. S.B. 186 Anti-boycott Israel Amendments (Stevenson, J.)
Sen. Stevenson presented the bill.
Committee discussion took place on the bill.
Greg Johnson, Christians United for Israel, spoke in favor of the bill.
Craig McCune, Christians United for Israel, spoke in favor of the bill.
Sharon Bickley, Christians United for Israel, spoke in favor of the bill.
Jordan Hess, private citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Brooks moved to pass S.B. 186 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 8-4-4.
Yeas - 8Nays-4Abs-4
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. C. Snider
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. J. Teuscher
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. M. Schultz
2. H.B. 314 Powersport and Automobile Franchise Amendments (Gibson, F.)
Rep. Gibson presented the bill with the assistance of Jordan Garn, Marine United.
Rep. Brooks assumed the chair.
Committee discussion took place on the bill.
Wayne Jones, Executive Director, Utah Power Sports Dealers Association, spoke to the bill.
Ken Sheppard, Marine United, spoke in favor of the bill.
David Dickerson, National Marine Manufacturers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Thurston moved to replace H.B. 314 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 314. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-5.
Yeas - 11Nays-0Abs-5
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. J. Teuscher
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Schultz
Rep. C. Snider
MOTION: Rep. Thurston moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 314 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-5.
Yeas - 11Nays-0Abs-5
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. J. Teuscher
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Schultz
Rep. C. Snider
Rep. Ferry resumed the chair.
3. 1st Sub. S.B. 177 Pharmacy Practice Revisions (Vickers, E.)
Sen. Vickers presented the bill.
Committee discussion took place on the bill.
Wayne Jones, Utah Pharmacy Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Strong moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 177 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-5.
Yeas - 11Nays-0Abs-5
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. J. Teuscher
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Schultz
Rep. C. Snider
4. H.B. 394 Collection Agency Amendments (Ray, P.)
Rep. Ray presented the bill.
Committee discussion took place on the bill.
Michelle Camp, Utah Association of Collectors, spoke to the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Brammer moved to pass H.B. 394 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-4.
Yeas - 12Nays-0Abs-4
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. J. Teuscher
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. M. Schultz
Rep. C. Snider
5. H.B. 420 Pet Store Amendments (King, B. S.)
Rep. King presented the bill with the assistance of Sundays Hunt, State Director, The Humane Society of the United States.
Committee discussion took place on the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Snider moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 7-6-3.
Yeas - 7Nays-6Abs-3
Rep. W. Brooks
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. A. Maloy
Rep. C. Musselman
Rep. C. Snider
Rep. M. Strong
Rep. J. Teuscher
Rep. B. Brammer
Rep. J. Dunnigan
Rep. B. King
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. N. Thurston
Rep. M. Wheatley
Rep. T. Hawkes
Rep. J. Hawkins
Rep. M. Schultz
Chair Ferry adjourned the meeting at 9:52 a.m.