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BUSINESS AND LABOR
Room 405 State Capitol
January 23, 2003
Members Present: Rep. Katherine M. Bryson, Chair
Rep. Brent D. Parker, Vice Chair
Rep. J. Stuart Adams
Rep. Jackie Biskupski
Rep. Craig W. Buttars
Rep. David Clark
Rep. Carl W. Duckworth
Rep. Jim Dunnigan
Rep. Ben C. Ferry
Rep. Neil A Hansen
Rep. Todd E. Kiser
Rep. Mike Morley
Members Absent: Rep. Stephen D. Clark
Staff Present: Ms. Mary Catherine Perry, Policy Analyst
Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary
Visitors: List of visitors filed with committee minutes
Rep. Bryson called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to approve the minutes of the January 21, 2003 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.
H.B. 78 Lien Recovery Fund - Rate of Interest (G. Snow)
MOTION: Rep. Ferry moved to delete in title and body H.B. 78 and replace it with 1st Substitute H.B. 78. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.
Rep. Snow introduced the bill.
Spoke for the bill: Earl Webster, Lien Recovery Fund Coordinator
Taz Biesinger, Utah Home Builders Association
Spoke to the bill: Ralph Petty, attorney
MOTION: Rep. D. Clark moved to pass the bill out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. Morley moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, Lines 30-35: Delete lines 30 through 35
2. Page 2, Line 36: Delete (e) and insert (c)
3. Page 2, Line 41: Delete (f) and insert (d)
4. Page 2, Line 44: Delete of and insert not to exceed
5. Page 2, Line 45: Delete or $300, whichever is greater
The substitute motion passed, with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. D. Clark, and Rep. Hansen voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Dunnigan moved to amend the bill as follows:
Page 2, Line 44: Delete "in the amount"
The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Buttars moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 166 Payday Lending (T. McCartney)
Rep. McCartney introduced the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, line 53: Delete once every three years and insert annually
The motion passed, with Rep. Adams, Rep. Bryson, Rep. Kiser and Rep. Morley voting in opposition.
Spoke for the bill: Bonnie Macri, JEDI Women
Richard Rawle, Pres., Utah Consumer Lending Association
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended.
MOTION: Rep. Ferry moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, lines 39 through 41: Delete Lines 39 through 41
The motion failed, with Rep. Bryson, Rep. Buttars, Rep. D. Clark, Rep. Ferry and Rep. Morley voting in favor.
MOTION: Rep. D. Clark moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion failed, with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Dunnigan, Rep. Hansen, Rep. Kiser and Rep. Parker voting in opposition.
The original motion to pass the bill out favorably as amended passed, with Rep. Adams, Rep. Bryson, Rep. D. Clark, Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Ferry voting in opposition.
H.B. 48 Utah Construction Trade Licensing Act Amendments (S. Urquhart)
This bill was not heard at the meeting.
Rep. Bryson adjourned the meeting at 3:35 p.m.
Rep. Katherine Bryson, Chair