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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE

    
BUSINESS AND LABOR

STANDING COMMITTEE
Wednesday, February 6, 2002 _ 7:30 a.m. _ Room 405 State Capitol


Members Present:
Rep. Katherine M. Bryson, Chair
Rep. Ben C. Ferry, Vice Chair
Rep. Gerry A. Adair
Rep. Roger E. Barrus
Rep. Jackie Biskupski
Rep. David Clark
Rep. Stephen D. Clark
Rep. Greg J. Curtis
Rep. Carl W. Duckworth
Rep. Neil A. Hansen
Rep. Brad King
Rep. Karen W. Morgan
Rep. Brent D. Parker
Members Absent:
Rep. Afton B. Bradshaw
Rep. Thomas Hatch

Staff Present:
Ms. Mary Catherine Perry, Research Analyst
Ms. Pam Bryson, House Secretary

Note: A list of others present will be filed with committee minutes.

Vice Chair Ben Ferry called the meeting to order at 7:37 a.m.

MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to approve the minutes of the February 4, 2002 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Biskupski, Rep. D. Clark, Rep. S. Clark, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.

H.B. 167    Powersport Vehicle Franchise Act (Greg Curtis)

Rep. Curtis introduced the bill.

Spoke to the bill:    Wayne Jones, Utah Powersport Dealers Association
                    Craig Bickmore, Utah Automobile Dealers Association

MOTION: Rep. Parker moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. S. Clark, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.

S.B. 115    Mobile Home Park Residency Technical Revisions (Dan Eastman)

Rep. Adair introduced the bill.

MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. S. Clark, Rep. Curtis, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Bryson moved that S.B. 115 be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. S. Clark, Rep. Curtis, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.


S.B. 13    Alcoholic Beverage Service - Warning Required (Carlene Walker)

Sen. Walker introduced the bill.

MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to pass the bill out favorably and place it on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. S. Clark, and Rep. Duckworth absent for the vote.

H.B. 260    Restrictions on Telephone Solicitation (Karen Morgan)

Rep. Morgan introduced the bill.

Spoke to the bill:    Ken Gardner, private citizen
                    Larry Bunkall, Parsons, Behle & Latimer Law Firm
                    Ryan Martin, intern for Rep. Morgan

MOTION: Rep. Morgan moved to amend the bill as follows:

                1.    Page 1, Line 21:    Delete "10" and insert "9"

                2.     Page 1, Line 21:    Delete "7" and insert "8"

SUBSTITUTE
MOTION:
Rep. Adair moved to amend the bill as follows:

        1.    Page 1, Line 21:    Reinstate "8:00" and delete "10"

        2.    Page 1, Line 21:    Reinstate "9:00" and delete "7"

    The substitute motion passed with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Hansen, Rep. King, and Rep. Morgan voting in opposition and Rep. S. Clark absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended.

SUBSTITUTE
MOTION:
Rep. Adair moved to amend the bill as follows:

        1.    Page 1, Line 23:    Delete "or on legal holidays, as set forth in Section 63-13-2,"

    The substitute motion passed with Rep. D. Clark, Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Hansen, Rep. King, and Rep. Morgan voting in opposition and Rep. S. Clark absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed with Rep. Adair, Rep. Bryson, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. Parker voting in opposition and Rep. S. Clark absent for the vote.


Vice Chair Ben Ferry relinquished the chair to Chair Katherine Bryson.

S.B. 108    Pete Suazo Professional Athletic Commission Amendments (Ed Mayne)

Sen. Mayne introduced the bill with the assistance of Ted Boyer, Department of Commerce and Sen. Alicia Suazo.

MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, Rep. King, and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved that S.B. 108 be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, Rep. King, and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.

4th Sub. H.B. 205    Construction Services Commission (Stephen Clark)

Rep. Clark introduced the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Brad Stevens, Independent Electrical Contractors

MOTION: Rep. Parker moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. King absent for the vote.

H.B. 291    Obligations Related to Mortgage Loan Reserve Accounts (John Swallow)

Rep. Swallow introduced the bill with the assistance of George Sutton, Utah Association of Financial Services.

Spoke for the bill:    Edward Leary, Commissioner of Financial Institutions

MOTION: Rep. Parker moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. King absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Parker moved that H.B. 291 be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. King absent for the vote.

S.B. 124    Timely Payments of Insurance Claims (John Valentine)

Sen. Valentine introduced the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Chris Purcell, State Farm

MOTION: Rep. Morgan moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ferry and Rep. King absent for the vote.


S.B. 123    Venue for Consumer Transactions (John Valentine)

Sen. Valentine introduced the bill.

MOTION: Rep. Duckworth moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. King absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved that S.B. 123 be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. King absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adair, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. King absent for the vote.

Chair Bryson adjourned the meeting at 8:59 a.m.





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                            Chair, Rep. Katherine Bryson