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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room W010, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex
January 25, 2008


Members Present:    Rep. Stephen D. Clark, Chair
            Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Vice Chair            
            Rep. Jackie Biskupski                        
            Rep. Carl W. Duckworth
            Rep. Ben Ferry
            Rep. Gage Froerer
            Rep. Kevin Garn
            Rep. Neil A Hansen
            Rep. Todd E. Kiser
            Rep. Michael T. Morley
            Rep. Paul Neuenschwander
            Rep. Mark Walker    

Members Absent:    Rep. David Clark    
             
Staff Present:    Allison Nicholson, Policy Analyst            
            Linda Error, Committee Secretary

Note:        List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes .

Vice Chair Dunnigan called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to approve the minutes of the January 22, 2008 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. S. Clark, Rep. Ferry, and Rep. Morley, absent for the vote.

H.B. 99    Business Registration - Optional Inclusion of Ownership Data
        (Rep. M. Wheatley)


Rep. Wheatley introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Nancy Mitchell, Women's Business Center
            Stanley Ellington, Executive Director, Black Chamber of Commerce
            Francine Gianni, Executive Director, Utah Department of Commerce

MOTION:    Rep. Garn moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. S. Clark and Rep. Ferry absent for the vote.


MOTION:    Rep. Biskupski moved to place H.B. 99 on the Consent Calendar with the approval of Rep. Wheatley. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. S. Clark and Rep. Ferry absent for the vote.

H.B. 89    Antidiscrimination Act Amendments (Rep. C. Johnson)

Rep. Johnson introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke to the bill:        Heather Morrison, Utah Labor Commission

Spoke for the bill:        Will Carlson, Equality Utah (handout)
                John Netto, business owner
                Ariana Losco, Equality Utah

Spoke against the bill:    Dalane England, Eagle Forum
                Maryann Christensen, Eagle Forum
                Deborah Poulsen, United Women's Forum

MOTION:    Rep. Ferry moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 253    Higher Education Information Technology Appropriation (Rep. S. Clark)

Rep. S. Clark introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Garn moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Hansen absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Walker moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously

Vice Chair Dunnigan adjourned the meeting at 10:05 a.m.







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                     Rep. Stephen D. Clark, Chair