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WORKFORCE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY
Room W025, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 12, 2009
Rep. Christopher Herrod, Vice Chair
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
Rep. F. Jay Seegmiller
Rep. Kenneth Sumsion
Rep. Christine Watkins
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Kay McIff
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.
Rep. Herrod called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Herrod moved to approve the minutes of the February 10, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Litvack and Rep. Mascaro absent for the vote.
H.B. 126 Voter Identification for Elections (Rep. B. Daw)
Rep. Daw introduced the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Lockhart moved to delete in title and body H.B. 126 and replace it with 1st Substitute H.B. 126. The motion passed unanimously.
Spoke for the bill: Ronald Mortensen, Citizen
Mike Ostermiller, Sutherland Institute
Spoke against the bill: Alice Larkin Steiner, League of Women Voters of Utah
Andrew Riggle, Disability Law Center
MOTION: Rep. Lockhart moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Litvack, Rep. Seegmiller, and Rep. Watkins voting in oposition.
MOTION: Rep. Lockhart moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Herrod adjourned the meeting at 9:57 a.m.
Steven R. Mascaro, Chair