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Room 225
January 20, 2004

Members Present:    Rep. DeMar "Bud Bowman, Chair
            Rep. Duane Bourdeaux
            Rep. LaVar F. Christensen
            Rep. Brad L. Dee
            Rep. Wayne A. Harper
            Rep. Patricia W. Jones
            Rep. Michael T. Morley
            Rep. David Litvak
            Rep. Patricia W. Jones
            Rep. R. Curt Webb

Members Absent:    Rep. Douglas C. Aagard, Vice Chair

Staff Present:    
Ms. Jami Momberger, Policy Analyst
            Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary

NOTE: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Rep. Bowman called the meeting to order at 2:16 p.m.

H.B. 39    Special Functions Officers for the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (Rep. J. M. Philpot)

Rep. Philpot explained the bill, assisted by Kelly Atkinson, Fraternal Order of Police.

Spoke against the bill:    Laura Poe, Acting Director, Division of Occupational and                      Professional Licensing
                Ray Walker, Compliance Officer, Division of Occupational and                 Professional Licensing
                Ross Ford, Home Builder's Association

MOTION:    Rep. Morley moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion         passed unanimously.

H.B. 184    Voyeurism Amendments (Rep. B. Goodfellow)

Rep. Goodfellow explained the bill, assisted by Ron Gordon, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission.

Spoke for the bill:    Paul Boyden, State Association of Prosecutors

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

Page 2, Lines 48 through 50             
    48      (a) for the purpose of
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viewing any portion of the individual's body regarding which the

                     49      individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy, whether or not that portion of the body is
                     50      covered with clothing;
The motion to amend passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Harper moved to pass the bill as amended out favorably. The motion passed         unanimously.

H.B. 193    Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (Rep. M. S. Lawrence)

Rep. Lawrence explained the bill, assisted by Ed McConkie, Executive Director, Commission of Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

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

1.     Page 2, line 55:        Delete "and"

2.    Page 2, line 56:        Delete "." and insert "; and"

3.     Page 2, after line 56:        Insert (v) legislative members must be of different political

The motion to amend failed, with Rep. Bourdeaux, Rep. Jones, and Rep. Litvak voting in favor.

MOTION:    Rep. Christensen moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed         unanimously.

H.B. 63    Identification of Stolen Firearms (Rep. J. Buffmire)

    This bill was not considered in this meeting.

MOTION:    Rep. Bourdeaux moved to adjourn the meeting at 2:16 p.m. The motion passed         unanimously.

Rep. DeMar "Bud" Bowman, Chair