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BUSINESS AND LABOR
Room 405 State Capitol
February 7, 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. S. Clark
Staff Present: Ms. Mary Catherine Perry, Policy Analyst
Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary
Visitors: List of visitors filed with committee minutes
Vice Chair Parker called the meeting to order at 8:09 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to approve the minutes of the February 5, 2003 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Buttars, Rep. D. Clark, Rep Duckworth, Rep. Dunnigan, and Rep. Ferry absent for the vote.
H.B. 217 Private Investigator Licensure Amendments (M. Dayton)
Rep. Dayton explained the bill with the assistance of John Tinsley, owner, Tinsley Investigative Services.
Spoke against the bill: Dennis William, Pres., Private Investigators of Utah
Kal Farr, Exec. Dir., Utah Chiefs of Police Association
Mel Ashton, private investigator
Ron Probert, Chairman, Private Investigators Licensure Board
Spoke for the bill: Joel Campbell, Manager, Investigative Services, Workers Compensation Fund
Karolee Hatcher, Human Resource Director,Tinsley Investigative Services
Daniel Asay, employee, Tinsley Investigative Services
Tom Bingham, Pres., Utah Manufacturers Association
Ron Casper, National Federation of Independent Business
Todd Barnett, private investigator
Destin Swartz, President, West Professional Investigations
MOTION: Rep. Ferry moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 1, Lines 6-7 After that delete Bureau of Criminal Identification and insert Commissioner after days delete , and insert .
2. Page 1, Line 8 Delete line 8
3. Page 1, Line 9 Delete the bureau's decision, rather than issuing the licenses.
4. Page 1, Lines 10-11 Delete The act also allows the bureau to consider mitigating circumstances when reviewing the applicant's good moral character.
5. Page 2, Lines 42-43 Delete lines 42-43
6. Page 4, Line 116 Delete bureau,
7. Page 5, Lines 122-124 Delete lines 122-124
8. Page 5, Line 125 Delete "(b) The bureau and insert The commissioner and delete three and insert thirty
9. Page 5, Line 127 Delete bureau and reinstate commissioner
10. Page 5, Line 135 Delete bureau reinstate commissioner
11. Page 5, Lines 143-145 Reinstate lines 143-145
12. Page 6, Lines 156-157 After meet delete quarterly, unless the board has no business to conduct during that quarter, and shall also
meet and after chair reinstate ,but not less than once
13. Page 6, Lines 177-179 Delete lines 177-179
14. Page 7, Line 191 After the delete bureau and reinstate board
15. Page 7, Line 193 After of the delete bureau and reinstate board and after and the delete bureau and reinstate board
16. Page 8, Line 220 Delete bureau and reinstate board
17. Page 8, Line 224 Delete bureau and reinstate board
18. Page 8, Line 234 Delete bureau and reinstate board
MOTION: Rep. Kiser moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed, with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Dunnigan, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. Hansen voting in opposition.
H.B. 219 Wages for Tipped Employees (D. Ure)
Rep. Ure explained the bill with the assistance of Joseph Gallegos Jr., Division Director, Utah Anti-discrimination Labor Division, Utah Labor Commission.
Spoke for the bill: Linda Hilton, Director, Coalition of Religious Communities
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 189 Lending Law Amendments (W. Harper)
Rep. Harper explained the bill
MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to delete in title and body H.B. 189 and replace it with 2nd Sub. H.B. 189. The motion passed unanimously.
Spoke for the bill: Richard Rawle, Pres., Utah Consumers Lending Association
Kip Cashmore, Utah Consumers Lending Association
Edward Leary, Department of Financial Institutions
Spoke to the bill: Wayne Palmer, owner, mobile home park
MOTION: Rep. Ferry moved to pass the bill out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to amend the bill as follows
1. Page 10, Lines 290-299 Delete lines 290-299
Rep. Biskupski withdrew the motion.
MOTION: Rep. Adams moved to go to the next item on the agenda. The motion failed with Rep. Adams, Rep. Kiser, and Rep. Morley voting in favor.
The original motion to pass 2nd Sub. H. B. 189 out favorably passed unanimously.
H.C.R. 9 Resolution Recognizing Positive Influence of Local Businesses on State Economy (J. Dougall)
Rep. Dougall explained the resolution.
MOTION: Rep. Adams moved to pass the resolution out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan absent for the vote.
H.B. 146 Nontraditional Insurers (J. Ferrin)
This bill was not discussed at the meeting.
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Dunnigan absent for the vote.
Vice Chair Parker adjourned the meeting at 9:55 a.m.
Rep. Katherine Bryson, Chair