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MINUTES OF THE

HOUSE REVENUE AND TAXATION

STANDING COMMITTEE

Room 445 - State Capitol, State Capitol Complex


                     February 19, 2009

MEMBERS PRESENT:     Rep. Todd Kiser, Chair
                Rep. Gage Froerer, Vice Chair
                 Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
                 Rep. John Dougall                      
                 Rep. Susan Duckworth
                Rep. Julie Fisher
                Rep. Wayne Harper                 
                 Rep. Christine Johnson                           
                 Rep. Merlynn T. Newbold                         
                Rep. Stephen Sandstrom
                Rep. Jennifer Seelig                
                                 
MEMBERS ABSENT:      Rep. Sheryl Allen
                Rep. Greg Hughes
                Rep. Eric Hutchings
                  Rep. Carol Spackman Moss

MEMBERS EXCUSED     Rep. Evan Vickers

STAFF PRESENT:        Bryant Howe, Assistant Director
                Rosemary Young, Secretary
                    
Note:    A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Rep. Froerer called the meeting to order at 8:37 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Harper moved to approve the minutes of the February 17,2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Johnson and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

H.B. 184    Income Tax Credit for a Disabled Dependent (Rep. J. Dougall)

Rep. Dougall introduced the bill and explained it to the committee assisted by Kris Fawson, Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities. Royce Van Tassell, Utah Taxpayers Association, spoke against the bill. Rep. Duckworth declared a conflict of interest.

MOTION:    Rep. Cosgrove moved to transmit H.B. 184 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Harper and Rep. Sandstrom voting in opposition.


S.B. 108    Tax Commission Administration, Collection, and Enforcement Amendments (Sen. W. Niederhauser) (Rep. T. Kiser)

Sen. Niederhauser introduced the bill and explained it to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Johnson moved to transmit the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Johnson moved that S.B. 108 be placed on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dougall absent for the vote.     

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

Rep. Froerer adjourned the meeting at 9:15 a.m.

    







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                            Rep. Todd E. Kiser, Chair