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MINUTES OF THE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2008, 2:00 P.M.
Room W015, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex

            
Members Present:        Sen. Fred Fife
            Sen. Patricia Jones
            Sen. Dennis Stowell
            
Members Excused:    Sen. Mark Madsen, Committee Chair
            Sen. Dan Eastman
            Sen. Sheldon Killpack
            
Staff Present:        Art Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
            Rolayne Day, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Rep. Allen
            Bill Rigby, Utah Conservation District
            Shirley Ririe, Utah Arts Council Board of Directors
            Ally Isom, Deputy Director, Department of Community & Culture
            Rep. Oda

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

Acting Chair Stowell called the meeting to order at

MOTION: Sen. Fife moved to approve minutes of the Wednesday, February 6, 2008, meeting.

The motion passed unanimously.

1.     1st Substitute H. B. 135 , Grants from Department of Community and Culture, by Rep. Allen

    Rep. Allen explained 1st Substitute H. B. 135 to the committee. Questions and comments were heard from Sens. Jones, Fife and Stowell and Rep. Allen. Bill Rigby, Utah Conservation District; Shirley Ririe, Utah Arts Council Board of Directors; and Ally Isom, Deputy Director, Department of Community & Culture, spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION: Rep. Jones moved to send 1st Substitute H. B. 135 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.


2.     H. J. R. 1, Resolution Addressing International Trade Issues, by Rep. Allen

    Rep. Allen explained H. J. R. 1 to the committee.

     MOTION: Sen. Fife moved to send H. J. R. 1 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to place H. J. R. 1 on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously.

3.     H. B. 259, Gold Star Family Special Group License Plate Amendments, by Rep Oda

    Rep. Oda explained H. B. 259 to the committee. Questions and comments were heard from Sen. Stowell and Rep. Oda.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to send H. B. 259 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to place H. B. 259 on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    Acting Chair Stowell adjourned the meeting at 2:34 p.m.

    Minutes were reported by Rolayne Day, Secretary.



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Sen. Dennis Stowell, Acting Committee Chair