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WORKFORCE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY
Room W025, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex
January 29, 2009
Rep. Christopher Herrod, Vice Chair
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Kay McIff
Rep. F. Jay Seegmiller
Rep. Kenneth Sumsion
Rep. Christine Watkins
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rebecca Lockhart
STAFF PRESENT: Arthur L. Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
Karen Mitchell, Committee Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Re p. Mascaro called the meeting to order at 9:03 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Herrod moved to approve the minutes of the January 27, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Litvack absent for the vote.
H.B. 91 Individual Development Account Amendments (Rep. F.J. Seegmiller)
MOTION: Rep. McIff moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, Lines 54 through 57 :
54 not-for-profit organization into an individual development account.
55 (b) Funds held in an individual development account may not be used in determining
56 eligibility for assistance, or the amount of assistance to be received, in a state or federal
57 means-tested program
unless otherwise required by federal law or regulation .
The motion to amend passed unanimously, with Rep. Litvack absent for the vote.
Rep. Seegmiller explained the bill to the committee. (handout)
Spoke for the bill: Martha Wunderli, AAA Fair Credit Foundation
Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland Institute
Andrew Riggle, Sutherland Institute
MOTION: Rep. Watkins moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Herrod moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Mascaro adjourned the meeting at 9:15 a.m.
Steven R. Mascaro, Chair