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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 223, STATE CAPITOL BUILDING
January 21, 2004
Rep. Steven R. Mascaro, Vice-Chair
Rep. Calvin G. Bird
Rep. Judy Ann Buffmire
Rep. D. Gregg Buxton
Rep. Patricia W. Jones
Rep. Bradley G. Last
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Marda Dillree
STAFF PRESENT: Mark Andrews, Policy Analyst
Sylvia Newton, House Secretary
Note: List of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.
Rep. Thompson called the meeting to order at 8:10 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to approve the minutes of the January 20, 2004 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Buxton, Rep. Last, and Rep. Litvack absent for the vote.
H.B. 47 Elementary School Vending Machine Sales (Rep. P. Jones)
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to delete in title and body H.B. 47 and replace it with
1st Substitute H.B. 47. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Buxton absent for the vote.
Rep. Jones introduced H.B. 47 and explained it to the committee. She was assisted by Dr. Doug Nelson, emergency pediatrician at Primary Children's Medical Center and member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Kris Peterson, management consultant (with handouts)
11 children from Morningside Elementary School
Penny Woodbury, Salt Lake Dental Alliance
Ronda Rose, Utah PTA
Mark Templeman, Utah Pediatric Society
Mike Barnes, BYU
Spoke in opposition to the bill: Mike Brown, Intermountain Vending Council (with handouts)
Chris Buckley, Swire Bottling Company (with handouts)
Paul VanSlooten, Pepsi Cola (with handouts)
Tom Bingham, Utah Manufacturers Association
Jim Olsen, Utah Food Industry
Jack Pelo, Coca Cola Bottling
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to pass the bill out favorably. A roll call vote was taken. The motion passed with Rep. Bird, Rep. Last, and Rep. Lockhart voting in opposition to the motion.
H.B. 54 Videotape of Minors (Rep. W. Harper)
MOTION: Rep. Thompson moved to delete in title and body H.B. 54 and replace it with
1st Substitute H.B. 54. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Harper introduced 1st Substitute H.B. 54 and explained it to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: David Corwin, Child Psychiatrist
Rep. Thompson indicated H.B. 54 would be at the top of the next agenda.
H.B. 197 Limit on Child Welfare Recommendations and Rulings (Rep. M. Thompson)
H.B. 197 was not considered in this meeting.
H.B. 29 Utah Telehealth Commission Amendments (Rep. B. Dee)
H.B. 29 was not considered in this meeting.
H.B. 198 Child Welfare Court Reports (Rep. M. Thompson)
H.B. 198 was not considered in this meeting.
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to adjourn the meeting.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:01 a.m.
Rep. Mike Thompson