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WORKFORCE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY
Room W025, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex
March 4, 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.
Rep. Mascaro called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Litvack moved to approve the minutes of the March 2, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 430 Economic Development Incentives for Alternative Energy Projects (Rep. K. Garn)
Rep. Garn introduced the bill to the committee with the assistance of Derek Miller, Managing Director at GOED.
Spoke for the bill: Robin Riggs, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce
Jason Berry, Utah Geological Survey State Energy Program (handout)
Rob Adams, Beaver County
Jeff Hartley, REDF
Shelly Cordon-Teuscher, First Wind
Ryan Lambert, Solectric Manufacturing
Dick Clayton, Raser Technologies
MOTION: Rep. Watkins moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 457 Truth in Music (Rep. G. Hughes)
Rep. Hughes introduced the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. McIff moved to amend the bill on page 7 line 207 as follows: "delete the period and insert 'which continues to perform.'" Committee discussion followed. Rep. McIff withdrew the amendment.
MOTION: Rep. Litvack moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Watkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Mascaro adjourned the meeting at 8:58 a.m.
Steven R. Mascaro, Chair