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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE REVENUE AND TAXATION STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2008
, 2:00 P.M.
ROOM W130, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX





Members Present:    Sen. Wayne L. Niederhauser, Chair     Sen. Brent Goodfellow
    Sen. Jon J. Greiner
    Sen. Howard A. Stephenson
    
Members Excused:    Pres. John Valentine
    Sen. Curtis S. Bramble
    Sen. Mike Dmitrich
    Sen. Michael G. Waddoups

Staff Present:    Bryant Howe, Assistant Director, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
    Karen Allred, Committee Secretary
    
Public Speakers Present:    Marc B. Johnson, Commissioner, Utah State Tax Commission

A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the Committee minutes.

Chair Niederhauser called the meeting to order at 2:08 p.m.
    
Approval of Minutes

    MOTION:
Sen. Goodfellow moved to approve the minutes of February 6, 2008.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Stephenson absent for the vote.

1.    H.B. 248 Amendments to Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Certain Property     Incorporated into Real Property (J. Dougall)

    Rep. Dougall explained the bill and answered questions from the Committee.

     MOTION: Sen. Goodfellow moved to pass H.B. 248 out of Committee with a favorable     recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Stephenson absent for the vote.




2.    H.B. 251 Sales and Use Tax Revisions (J. Dougall)

    Rep. Dougall explained the bill.

    Marc B. Johnson, Commissioner, Utah State Tax Commission, spoke in support of the bill.
    
     MOTION: Sen. Greiner moved to pass H.B. 251 out of Committee with a favorable     recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Stephenson absent for the vote.

     MOTION: Sen. Goodfellow moved that H.B. 251 be placed on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Greiner moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously at 2:14 p.m.





        
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            Sen. Wayne L. Niederhauser, Committee Chair