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WORKFORCE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY
Room W025, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 3, 2009
Rep. Christopher Herrod, Vice Chair
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Kay McIff
Rep. F. Jay Seegmiller
Rep. Kenneth Sumsion
Rep. Christine Watkins
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. 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. Herrod called the meeting to order at 3:35 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to approve the minutes of the January 29, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Watkins absent for the vote.
S.C.R. 1 Concurrent Resolution Requesting a Federal Waiver to Establish an Employer- sponsored Work Program (Sen. S. Jenkins) (Rep. B. Dee)
Sen. Jenkins explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke for the bill: Wesley Smith, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce
Spoke against the bill: Ronald Mortensen, Utah Coalition on Illegal Immigration
Gaylan Stewart, UFIRE
Maryann Christensen, Utah Eagle Forum
Committee discussion followed.
MOTION: Rep. Litvack moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Herrod, Rep. Seegmiller and Rep. Sumsion voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Seegmiller moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Herrod adjourned the meeting at 4:45 p.m.
Steven R. Mascaro, Chair