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MINUTES OF THE SENATE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

STANDING COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2008

ROOM W020, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX



Members Present:        Sen. Peter C. Knudson, Chair
                Sen. D. Chris Buttars
                Sen. John W. Hickman
                Sen. Ross I. Romero

Members Excused:        Sen. Scott K. Jenkins
                Sen. Scott D. McCoy

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

Public Speakers Present:    Michael Cragun, Deputy Chief of Staff, Lt. Governor's Office
                
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.    

Committee Chair Knudson called the meeting to order at 9:15 a.m.

1.    H.B. 126 Election Law - Ballot Proposition Amendments (C. Johnson)

    
Rep. Johnson explained the bill.

    Michael Cragun, Deputy Chief of Staff, Lt. Governor's Office, answered questions
    posed by the Committee.

     MOTION: Sen. Buttars moved to pass the bill out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Buttars moved to place the bill on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously.

2.    H.B. 235 County Merit System Amendments (B. Dee)

    
Rep. Dee explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Hickman moved to pass the bill out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously.



     MOTION: Sen. Hickman moved to place the bill on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Sen. Romero moved to adjourn.

The motion passed unanimously.

Committee Chair Knudson adjourned the meeting at 9:25 a.m.

Minutes reported by Nedra Duzett, Secretary



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Sen. Peter C. Knudson, Committee Chair