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LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
State Capitol - Room 225
January 27, 2004
Members Present: Rep. Douglas C. Aagard, Vice Chair
Rep. Duane Bourdeaux
Rep. LaVar F. Christensen
Rep. Brad L. Dee
Rep. Patricia W. Jones
Rep. Michael T. Morley
Rep. David Litvak
Rep. Patricia W. Jones
Rep. R. Curt Webb
Members Excused: Rep. DeMar "Bud Bowman, Chair
Members Absent: Rep. Wayne A. Harper
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. Aagard called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Wallace moved to approve the minutes of the January 23, 2004 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Bourdeaux, Rep. Dee, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.
H.B. 199 Disruption of Activities in or Near School Building (Rep. C. Moss)
Rep. Moss explained the bill, assisted by Martin Bates, Policy and Compliance Officer, Granite School District, and Paul Boyden, Statewide Association of Prosecutors.
MOTION: Rep. Christensen moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, Lines 41 through 45 :
41 (1) A person
, who is not a minor, is guilty of an offense under Subsection (2):
42 (a) who comes into any school building or upon any school ground, or street, sidewalk,
43 or public way adjacent to any school building or ground;
44 (b) whose presence or acts
substantially interfere with the peaceful conduct of
the activities of any
45 school or
substantially disrupt the school or its pupils or school activities; and
After committee discussion Rep. Christensen withdrew his motion.
MOTION: Rep. Litvak moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Christensen voting in opposition and Rep. Dee absent for the vote.
H.B. 212 Traffic Accident Response (Rep. E. Hutchings)
Rep. Hutchings explained the bill.
Spoke for the bill: Dan Fallows, Department of Public Safety
Robert Hull, Utah Department of Transportation
MOTION: Rep. Morley moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Dee moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Aagard adjourned the meeting at 4:20 p.m.
Rep. DeMar "Bud" Bowman, Chair