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MINUTES OF THE

HOUSE JUDICIARY STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING

Room 223 - State Capitol Building


February 27, 2002


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Glenn L. Way, Chair
        Rep. James A. Ferrin, Vice Chair    
        Rep. Patrice Arent
        Rep. Chad E. Bennion
        Rep. Ron Bigelow
        Rep. Katherine M. Bryson
        Rep. Scott Daniels
        Rep. Ben C. Ferry
        Rep. Neal B. Hendrickson
        Rep. Mike Thompson
        Rep. A. Lamont Tyler        
        
MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Greg J. Curtis
        Rep. Eric Hutchings

STAFF:    Jerry D. Howe, Research Analyst
        Cherri White, Committee Secretary            

VISITORS:    List of visitors on file            


    Representative Ferrin called the meeting to order at 7:10 a.m.

H.B. 82    Storage of Concealed Firearms on Facilities with Secure Areas (J. Swallow)

    Representative Swallow requested that a member of the committee make a motion to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 82.

MOTION:    Representative Bryson moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 82. The motion passed unanimously with Representatives Bennion, Daniels, and Hendrickson absent for the vote.

    Representative Swallow proceeded to introduce the bill and explain its intent. Speaking in favor of the bill was Carrie Dickson, citizen, Sarah Thompson, Utah Gun Owners Association, and Charles Hardy, Gun Owners of Utah. Speaking to the bill was Rick Schwermer, Administrative Office of the Courts.

MOTION:    Representative Daniels moved to amend:

1.     Page 2, Line 27:    After “may” delete “not


2.     Page 2, Line 27:    After “charge a” insert “nominal

3.     Page 2, Line28:    After “(2)(b)(i)” insert “the fee may not exceed the actual cost of the storage facility

    The motion failed 3-6-4, with Representatives Arent, Daniels, and Hendrickson voting in favor of the motion, Representatives Bennion, Bryson, Ferry, Thompson, Ferrin and Way voting in opposition to the motion, and Representatives Bigelow and Tyler absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Representative Bryson moved to pass the substitute bill out favorably. The motion passed 7-2-4, with Representatives Bennion, Bryson, Ferry, Ferrin, Hendrickson, Thompson and Way voting in favor of the motion, Representatives Arent and Daniels voting in opposition to the motion, and Representatives Bigelow and Tyler absent for the vote.

H.B. 350    Driver License Restrictions     (M. Throckmorton)

    Representative Throckmorton introduced the bill and explained its intent.

    Speaking in opposition to the bill was Marci Diaz, Utah Hispanic Republican Assembly, Yvette D. Diaz, Governors Hispanic Advisory Council.

MOTION:    Representative Bryson moved to pass the bill out favorably.

SUBSTITUTE
MOTION:
    Representative Ferry moved to adjourn. The motion passed 5-4-4, with Representatives Arent, Bennion, Daniels, Ferry, and Hendrickson voting in favor of the motion, Representatives Bryson, Ferrin, Thompson and Way voting in opposition to the motion, and Representatives Bigelow and Tyler absent for the vote.

    The meeting adjourned at 7:56 a.m.







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Rep. James A. Ferrin, Vice Chair