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February 20, 2004

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. James A. Ferrin, Chair
        Rep. Eric K. Hutchings, Vice Chair
        Rep. Doug Aagard
        Rep. DeMar “Bud” Bowman
        Rep. Don E. Bush
        Rep. Neil A. Hansen
        Rep. Neal B. Hendrickson
        Rep. Roz McGee
        Rep. Merlynn T. Newbold
        Rep. Loraine T. Pace                        
MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Ron Bigelow
STAFF PRESENT:    John Cannon, Managing Policy Analyst
        Sylvia Newton, Committee Secretary

Note:    A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.

Rep. Hutchings called the meeting to order at 9:07 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Bowman moved to approve the minutes of the February 16, 2004 meeting.
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Hendrickson and Rep. Newbold absent for the vote.

H.C.R. 10    Resolution Recognizing National Conference of State Legislatures Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City (Rep. D. Hogue)

MOTION:    Rep. Pace moved to amend the resolution as follows:

1.    Page 2, Lines 56 through 57 :    

             56          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be sent to the National
             57      Conference of State Legislatures
  , member states, commonwealths, and territories       .

The motion to amend the resolution passed unanimously with Rep. Hendrickson and Rep. Newbold absent for the vote.

Rep. Hogue introduced H.C.R. 10 as amended and explained it to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Hansen moved to pass H.C.R. 10 as amended out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Newbold absent for the vote.

H.B. 287    Government Records Access and Management Act Revisions (Rep. D. Aagard)

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

1.    Page 3, Lines 73 through 74 :    

             73          (b) Upon request, a governmental entity
[[   [   ]] shall      [[   ]   ]]      [[   may   ]] provide [a] an existing record in a

             74      particular format if:

2. Page 11, Lines 311 through 318

             311          (m)
  (i) except as provided in Subsection (1)(m)(ii),       a record concerning any individual that would disclose both:

[[   (i)   ]]        (A)       that individual's name; and

[[   (ii)   ]]        (B)       that individual's:

[[   (A)   ]]        (I)       home address;

[[   (B)   ]]        (II)       home telephone number;

[[   (C)   ]]        (III)       Social Security number;

[[   (D)   ]]        (IV)       birthdate; or

[[   (E)   ]]        (V)       marital status        ; and

    (ii) this Subsection (1)(m) does not apply to:
    (A) a record that must be disclosed in accordance with another statute; or
    (B) a record that is otherwise classified and archived before June 1, 2004  

The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Ferrin absent for the vote.

Rep. Aagard introduced H.B. 287 as amended and explained it to the committee. He was assisted by Gary Ott, Salt Lake County Recorder.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Bruce Bailey, Department of Corrections
                Karmen Sanone, Salt Lake County Aging Services
                Annette Call, Salt Lake County Recorder's Office (handout)

Spoke in opposition to the bill:    David Monk, Beat The Bookstore
                    Joel Campbell, Utah Press Association

MOTION:    Rep. Hansen moved to return the bill to the Rules Committee for interim study.

MOTION:    Rep. Newbold moved to adjourn. The motion passed with Rep. Hansen voting in opposition to the motion and Rep. Ferrin absent for the vote. The meeting adjourned at 10:00 a.m.

                            Rep. James A. Ferrin, Chair