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HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM W125, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 16, 2005
Rep. Paul Ray, Vice Chair
Rep. D. Gregg Buxton
Rep. Patricia W. Jones
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
Rep. Steven R. Mascaro
Rep. Ronda R. Menlove
STAFF PRESENT: Mark Andrews, Policy Analyst
Sylvia Newton, House Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.
Rep. Last called the meeting to order at 9:07 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Buxton moved to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2005 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Lockhart absent for the vote
H.B. 310 Aging and Adult Services Program Amendments (Rep. E. Hutchings)
MOTION: Rep. Ray moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, Lines 33 through 34 :
administer, coordinate , and monitor home and community based in-home care and other
34 alternatives for the aging and adult population of the state; and
2. Page 2, Lines 52 through 55 :
52 (ii) designate an area agency on high risk adults within each planning and service area
53 in accordance with Subsection (3)(b) to design and implement a comprehensive and
54 coordinated system of case management and programs for high risk adults
55 community based in-home care programs, } within appropriations from the Legislature.
3. Page 5, Lines 121 through 123 :
121 (b) design and implement a comprehensive and coordinated system of services
122 including home and community based in-home care within a designated planning and service
, pursuant to rules promulgated by the division ;
The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Lockhart absent for the vote.
Rep. Hutchings presented H.B. 310 as amended to the committee.
Rep. Last declared a conflict of interest.
MOTION: Rep. Ray moved to pass the bill as amended out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Lockhart absent for the vote.
H.B. 303 Shelter Hearing Amendments (Rep. E. Hutchings)
Rep. Hutchings presented H.B. 303 to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: Rick Schwermer, Courts
Spoke in favor of the bill: Ronda Rose, Utah PTA
Adam Trupp, Division of Child and Family Services
MOTION: Rep. Ray moved to pass H.B. 303 out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Litvack voting in opposition to the motion.
S.B. 72 Child Welfare Amendments (Sen. D. Eastman)
Sen. Eastman presented S.B. 72 to the committee, assisted by Adam Trupp, Division of Child and Family Services.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Margaret Thompson, Eagle Forum
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Ray moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Last adjourned the meeting at 9:50 a.m.
Rep. Bradley G. Last