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February 3, 2004
MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Wayne A. Harper, Chair
Rep. Stephen D. Clark, Vice Chair
Rep. Sheryl L. Allen
Rep. Eli H.An derson
Rep. Judy Ann Buff mire
Rep. Scott Daniels
Rep. Craig Frank
Rep. Brad Last
Rep. Susan Lawrence
Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
Rep. Darin G. Peterson
Rep. J. Morgan Philpot
Rep. Jack A. Seitz
Rep. Gordon E. Snow
STAFF: Bryant Howe, Policy Analyst
Michelle Teerlink, Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Vice-Chair Clark called the meeting to order at 4:14 p.m.
HB0240 Revenue and Taxation - Offenses and Penalties (Rep. R. Bigelow)
Rep. Bigelow introduced the bill and explained its intent. Commissioner Pam Hendrickson, Utah State Tax Commission spoke for the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Seitz moved to transmit the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Reps. Allen and Harper absent for the vote.
SB0042 Utah Exemption Code Amendments (Sen. D. Gladwell)
Sen. Gladwell introduced the bill and explained its intent.
MOTION: Rep. Frank moved to transmit the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Reps. Allen and Harper absent for the vote.
HB0239 Sexually Explicit Business and Escort Service Tax (Rep. D. Bourdeaux)
MOTION: Rep. Buffmire moved to adopt the following amendments:
1. Page 3, Lines 79 through 80 :
79 (1) A tax is imposed on a sexually explicit business equal to 10% of amounts paid
80 charged by the sexually explicit business for the following transactions:
2. Page 4, Lines 97 through 98 :
97 (b) is
use tax [ collected or paid] under Chapter 12, Sales and
98 Use Tax Act.
3. Page 5, Lines 132 through 134 :
(i) The monies in the fund shall be invested by the state treasurer pursuant to Title 51,
133 Chapter 7, State Money Management Act
, except that
interest or other earnings derived
134 from the fund monies shall be deposited in the fund.
The motion passed unanimously with Reps. Allen and Harper absent for the vote.
Rep. Bourdeaux introduced the bill and explained its intent. Dr. Larry Fox, Center Family Deedes and Kathy Ockey, Utah Department of Corrections assisted with the bill. Attorney Phil Diron and Andrew McCullock, America Bush Companies spoke against the bill. Gayle Ruzicka, Eagle Fourm, spoke for the bill. A handout was given out.
MOTION: Rep. Anderson moved to transmit the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Reps. Allen, Daniels, Frank, Lawrence, and Philpot voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Last moved to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2004 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Seitz moved to adjourn the meeting. The meeting adjourned at 5:25 p.m.
Rep. Wayne A. Harper, Chair