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                    MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
Room W010 - State Capitol Complex

January 19, 2005

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Rep. David N. Cox, Chair
                    Rep. Steven R. Mascaro, Vice Chair
                    Rep. Roger E. Barrus
                    Rep. Brent H. Goodfellow
                    Rep. Karen W. Morgan
                    Rep. Mark W. Walker
                    Rep. Peggy Wallace                                      

STAFF PRESENT:            Arthur L.Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
                    Linda Error, Committee Secretary

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

Rep. Cox called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.

H.C.R. 4     Utah Athletic Foundation Resolution (Rep. D. Ure)

Rep. Ure introduced the resolution and explained it to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Wallace moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed              unanimously with Rep. Morgan and Rep. Mascaro absent for the vote.

Rep. Ure requested that HCR 4 be placed on the Consent Calendar. The chair granted the request upon receiving no opposition.

H.B. 179    Utah Venture Capital Enhancement Act Amendments (Rep. P. Wallace)

Rep. Wallace introduced the bill with the assistance of David Harmer, citizen, and Lynn Solarczyk, State Tax Commission.

Spoke for the bill:    Todd Stevens, Managing Director, Wasatch Venture Fund
            Richard Nelson, President, Utah Information Technology Assn.

Spoke to the bill:    Lloyd Alexander, citizen

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

MOTION:     Rep. Mascaro moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.

Rep. Cox adjourned the meeting at 8:43.

                            _______________________                                     Rep. David N. Cox, Chair