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MINUTES OF THE
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 223, STATE CAPITOL BUILDING
January 21, 2003
Rep. Steven R. Mascaro, Vice-Chair
Rep. Calvin G. Bird
Rep. Judy Ann Buffmire
Rep. D. Gregg Buxton
Rep. Patricia W. Jones
Rep. Brad Last
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Marda Dillree
STAFF PRESENT: Mark Andrews, Policy Analyst
Betty M. Bushman, House Secretary
OTHERS PRESENT: (List of visitors on file)
Chair Thompson called the meeting to order at 9:07 a.m.
H.B. 180 Trauma Registry Data (S. Allen)
Representative Allen explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Dr. Scott Williams, Utah Department of Health. The Department distributed a handout about the bill.
Ms. Jolene Whitney, Utah Department of Health, answered questions of committee members regarding the bill.
MOTION: Representative Buffmire moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Representative Lockhart absent for the vote.
H.B. 181 Security Requirements in Use of Social Security Numbers (S. Allen)
Representative Allen explained the bill to the committee.
Speaking in support of the bill were Mr. John T. Nielsen, Utah Health Insurance Association, and Ms. Annette Call, Salt Lake County Recorder's Office.
MOTION: Representative Jones moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Representative Lockhart absent for the vote.
H.B. 34 Amendments to Child Welfare Legislative Oversight Panel and Open and Public Meetings (M. Morley)
Representative Morley explained the bill to the committee.
Ms. Mary Noonan, Child Protection Division, Attorney General's Office, and Ms. Gayle Ruzicka, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke to the bill.
Speaking in opposition to the bill were Mr. Wayne Searle, Child Advocate Attorney, Ms. Bonnie Macri, JEDI Women, and Ms. Sherrie Raymond.
MOTION: Representative Mascaro moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Representative Lockhart absent for the vote.
Chair Thompson adjourned the meeting at 9:59 a.m.
Rep. Mike Thompson