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Room W010 State Capitol Complex
January 18, 2005
Members Present: Rep. Stephen D. Clark, Chair
Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Vice Chair
Rep. J. Stuart Adams
Rep. Jackie Biskupski
Rep. David Clark
Rep. Carl W. Duckworth
Rep. Craig A. Frank
Rep. Neil A Hansen
Rep. Todd E. Kiser
Rep. Michael T. Morley
Rep. Curtis Oda
Rep. Gordon E. Snow
Rep. Scott L. Wyatt
Staff Present: Mark Steinagel, Policy Analyst
Linda Error, Committee Secretary
Note: List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes .
Rep. S. Clark called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.
Rep. S. Clark called for an introduction of committee members.
H.B. 45 Assessment of Property Affected by Business Interruption (Rep. G. Hughes)
This bill was not considered in this meeting.
H.B. 172 Notary Public Amendments (Rep. L. Shurtliff)
Rep. Shurtliff explained the bill with the assistance of Kent Jorgensen, adoptive parent, and Fran Fish, Director, Notary and Authentication Office.
Spoke against the bill: Joseph Rust, attorney
Spoke for the bill: Spender Hadley, Notary and Authentication Office
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to pass the bill out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. Adams moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 1, line 13 After "commission" delete "or renewing a commission"
2. Page 3, line 70,71 After "each" insert "non renewal" and after "commission" delete "or applicant to renew a notarial commission"
3. Page 3, line 72,73 After "commission" delete "or a renewal"
4. Page 3, line 77 After "An" insert "non renewal"
The substitute motion failed, with Rep. Adams, Rep. Frank, Rep. Kiser, Rep. Morley, and Rep. Oda voting in favor, with Rep. D. Clark absent for the vote.
The original motion to pass the bill out favorably passed, with Rep. Adams, Rep. Frank, Rep. Kiser, Rep. Morley, and Rep. Oda voting in opposition, and Rep. D. Clark absent for the vote.
H.B. 52 Fire Prevention Amendments (Rep. J. Murray)
Rep. Murray explained the bill with the assistance of Gary Wise, State Fire Marshall.
Rep. Snow moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 3, Lines 81 through 83 :
81 58-55-308 (3); and
82 (C) installation, repair, or replacement of water-based fire protection systems must be
83 performed by a licensed fire suppression systems contractor
or a licensed journeyman plumber ;
Spoke against the bill: Tom Bingham, President, Utah Manufacturers Association
Larry Bunkall, Kennecott Utah Copper
David Litvin, President, Utah Mining Association
MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed, with Rep. D. Clark and Rep. Morley voting in opppostion.
H.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Related to Financial Institutions (Rep. J. Alexander)
Rep. Alexander explained the bill with the assistance of Rep. LaVar Christensen.
Spoke for the bill: Howard Headlee, President, Utah Banker's Association
Mike Jerman, Utah Taxpayer's Association
Spoke against the bill: Scott Simpson, President,Utah League of Credit Unions (handout)
Lynn Kuehne, Vice President, Utah League of Credit Unions
MOTION: Rep. Morley moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Hansen voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. D. Clark moved to adjourned the meeting. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. S. Clark adjourned the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Rep. Stephen D. Clark, Chair