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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM W125, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 27, 2008


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
                Rep. Ronda R. Menlove, Vice Chair
                Rep. John Dougall
                Rep. Richard A. Greenwood
                Rep. David Litvack
                Rep. Phil Riesen
                Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Wayne A. Harper                    
            
STAFF PRESENT:        Mark Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Sylvia Newton, House Secretary
                Cathy Dupont, Associate General Counsel

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

Rep. Ray called the meeting to order at 8:13 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to approve the minutes of the February 25, 2008 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.


1st Sub. S.B. 93    Licensed Direct Entry Midwife Amendments (Sen. M. Dayton)

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to table the bill.

SUBSTITUTE
MOTION:    Rep. Litvack moved to saunter until 8:30 a.m. The motion passed unanimously.

Rep. Menlove reconvened the meeting at 8:35 a.m.

Rep. Bradley Last presented 7th Substitute S.B. 93 to the committee with the assistance of Cathy Dupont, Associate General Counsel, who explained the changes in the substitute bill.

MOTION:    Rep. Litvack moved to delete in title and body 1st Substitute S.B. 93 and replace it with 7th Substitute S.B. 93. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ray absent for the vote.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Holly Richardson, Licensed Direct Entry Midwives
                        Dr. Catherine Wheeler, MD, Utah Medical Association
                        Rep. Jackie Biskupski
                        Val Bateman, Utah Medical Association




MOTION:    Rep. Dougall moved to pass 7th Substitute S.B. 93 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ray absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Dougall moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ray absent for the vote.

Rep. Menlove adjourned the meeting at 8:47 a.m.





                    
                        Rep. Paul Ray
                        Committee Chair