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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.
Rep. Stephen D. Clark, Chair