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MINUTES OF THE

HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE ROOM W125, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX February 13, 2008
MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
Rep. Ronda R. Menlove, Vice Chair Rep. John Dougall Rep. Richard A. Greenwood Rep. Wayne A. Harper Rep. David Litvack Rep. Phil Riesen Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom
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. Ray called the meeting to order at 8:08 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Harper moved to approve the minutes of the February 5, 2008 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dougall, Rep. Litvack, Rep. Riesen, and Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.
H.B. 399    Medication Aide Certified Amendments (Rep. R. Lockhart)
Rep. Lockhart explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to pass H.B. 399 out with a favorable recommendation.
The motion passed with Rep. Riesen absent for the vote.
H.B. 303    Phosphorus Limit in Dishwashing Detergent (Rep. C. Johnson)
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, Lines 31 through 33:

31     dishwashing detergent that contains 0.5 % or more phosphorus by weight on or after { :
32     (a) July 1, 2009, in a county of the first or second class; and
33     (b) July 1, 2011, in any county in the state.
}     July 1, 2010.


The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Litvack and Rep. Riesen absent for the vote.
Rep. Johnson explained the amended bill to the committee and provided a report on phosphorous in dishwashing detergents.
Spoke in favor of the bill:     Jim Olsen, Utah Food Industry Association
                LeGrand Bitter, Utah Association of Special Districts

MOTION:     Rep. Litvack moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 494    Amendments to the Utah Medical Service System Act (Rep. J. Dougall)

This bill was not considered.

1st Sub. H.B. 263    Utah Registry of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (Rep. E.
Hutchings)
Rep. Hutchings explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke in favor of the bill:     Dr. George Delavan, Department of Health
                    Dr. Judy Zimmerman, Department of Psychiatry, University of                     Utah
                    Luz Robles, Autism Council of Utah
                     Joyce Dolcourt, Legislative Coalition for People with                          Disabilities

MOTION:     Rep. Litvack moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

1st Sub. H.B. 316    Substance Abuse Treatment for Pregnant Women and Pregnant Minors (Rep. E. Hutchings)

This bill was not considered.
H.B. 361    Anti-seizure Drug Notification (Rep. E. Hutchings)
Rep. Hutchings explained the bill to the committee.


Spoke in opposition to the bill:    Reid Barker, Utah Pharmacists Association
                        Jim Olsen, Utah Retail Merchants Association and Utah                         Food Industry Association

Spoke in favor of the bill:         Kris Fawson, Legislative Coalition for People with                              Disabilities
                        Reed Searle, Utah Epilepsy Foundation

MOTION:     Rep. Menlove moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation.
SUBSTITUTE
MOTION:     Rep. Dougall moved to hold the bill in committee for amendments. The motion passed with Rep. Menlove voting in opposition to the motion. Rep. Litvack and Rep. Riesen were absent for the vote.
H.B. 491    Health Plan Exemption from Selected Requirements (Rep. E. Hutchings)
Rep. Hutchings explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to amend the bill as follows: