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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450, State Capitol, Utah State Capitol Complex
February 6, 2009

Members Present:    Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Chair
            Rep. Patrick Painter, Vice Chair                    
            Rep. Jackie Biskupski            
            Rep. Stephen Clark
            Rep. Susan Duckworth            
            Rep. Gage Froerer         
            Rep. Kevin Garn
            
Rep. Francis Gibson
            
Rep. Neil Hansen
            
Rep. Brian King
            
Rep. Todd Kiser
            Rep. Michael Morley    
            Rep. Brent Wallis
            Rep. Curt Webb     
             
Staff Present:    Allison Nicholson, Policy Analyst            
            Linda Error, Committee Secretary

Note:        List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes .

Rep. Painter called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.

H.B. 154    State Construction Registry Amendments (Rep. M. Morley)

Rep. Morley presented the bill to the committee with the assistance of Tom Harper, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.

MOTION:    Rep. Dunnigan moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 10, Lines 301 through 306 :    

             301          (4) The standardized building permit numbering system [developed] described under
             302      Subsection (2) shall include
{   alpha or numeric characters in the following order:

             303          (a) three alphabetical characters identifying the compliance agency issuing the permit;
             304      and
             305          (b)  
}
a combination of alpha or numeric characters arranged in a format acceptable to the
             306      compliance agency.



The motion to amend passed unanimously, with Rep. Clark, Rep. Hansen, and Rep. Wallis absent for the vote.

Spoke against the bill:    David Nielsen, attorney, Olson Skoubye and Nielson

Spoke to the bill:        Rob Jolley, Utah Subcontractors Council

Spoke for the bill:        Darrell Bostwick, attorney, Bostwick and Price
                Taz Biesinger, Utah Home Builders Association
                Joey Gilbert, Associated General Contractors

MOTION:    Rep. Clark moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed, with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Kiser voting in opposition.

MOTION:    Rep. Dunnigan moved to approve the minutes of the February 4, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Froerer absent for the vote.

H.B. 280    Insurance Code - Continuing Education (Rep. J. Bird)

Rep. Bird presented the bill to the committee.

Spoke to the bill:    Mickey Braun, Utah Insurance Department

Spoke for the bill:    Chris Purcell, State Farm Insurance

MOTION:    Rep. Garn moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

Rep. Painter relinquished the chair to Rep. Dunnigan.

S.B. 93    Building Authorities (Sen. D. Stowell)

Rep. Painter presented the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Webb moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

Rep. Painter resumed the chair.




H.B. 295    Money Laundering Amendments (Rep. R. Wilcox)

Rep. Wilcox presented the bill to the committee with the assistance of Scott Reed, Office of the Attorney General.

MOTION:    Rep. Gibson moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Biskupski moved to place H.B. 295 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

H.B. 130    Asset Preservation Amendments (Rep. G. Hughes)

Rep. Hughes presented the bill to the committee with the assistance of Scott Reed, Office of the Attorney General. (handout)

MOTION:    Rep. King moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Clark, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Hansen, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Duckworth moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Clark, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Hansen, and Rep Morley absent for the vote.

Rep. Painter adjourned the meeting at 3:50 p.m.













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                         Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair