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MINUTES OF THE SENATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    STANDING COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 21, 2005
ROOM W020, WEST OFFICE BUILDING,
STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX



Members Present:        Sen. Ron Allen
                Sen. Gregory Bell
                Sen. Scott McCoy

Members Excused:        Sen. Allen Christensen, Chair
                President John Valentine
                Sen. Peter Knudson

Staff Present:            Mark Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Nedra Duzett, Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Joyce Dolcourt, Dir.of Government Affairs, LCPD/ Arc of Utah

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

Sen. Bell, acting Committee Chair, called the meeting to order at 4:12 p.m.

     MOTION: Sen. Allen moved to approve the minutes of the Feb.18, 2005 meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously.

1.    S.B. 186 Child Welfare Removal - Adoption Option (P. Hellewell)

    This item was not considered.

2.    H.B. 0079 Provision of Services for People with Disabilities (R. Lockhart)

    Rep. Lockhart explained the bill.

    Joyce Dolcourt, Dir.of Government Affairs, LCPD/Arc of Utah spoke in support of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Allen moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

3.    H.B. 0080 Services for People with Disabilities (R. Lockhart)


    
    Rep. Lockhart explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. McCoy moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

4.    H.B. 243 Repeal of Geriatric Care Manager (L. Lockhart)

    Rep. Lockhart explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Allen moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

5.    H.B. 42S01 Medical Recommendations for Children (M. Morley)

    This item was not considered.

     MOTION: Sen. McCoy moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Bell adjourned the meeting at 4:18 p.m.

Minutes reported by Nedra Duzett, Secretary.



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                     Gregory Bell, Acting Committee Chair