Link to Zipped WordPerfect Minutes 6K bytes

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2009, 2:00 P.M.
Room 215, Senate Building, State Capitol Complex

Members Present:        Sen. Ralph Okerlund
            Sen. Karen Morgan             Sen. Mark Madsen, Committee Chair
            Sen. Sheldon Killpack
            Sen. Michael Waddoups
            Sen. Patricia Jones

Members Excused :    Sen. Ralph Okerlund

Staff Present:        Art Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
            Nicholle Heidrich, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Sen. Robles
            Rep. Janice Fisher
            Rhosby Barker, Policy Chairman for LACC
            Antonella Romero Parkerd, Vice Chair for the Utah Hispanic Republican Assembly
            Karen Silver, Advocate for the Salt Lake Community Action Program

A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Madsen called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.

    MOTION: Sen. Madsen moved to approve minutes of the February 13 , 2009, meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously.

1.     SR06 Senate Resolution Recognizing the Work Done by the League of United Latin American Citizens

    Rep. Robles introduced and explained SR06.

    Antonella Packard, Rhosby Barker, Sen Waddoups all spoke in favor of SR06.

    Sen. Jones and Sen. Madsen spoke to SR06.

    MOTION: Sen. Morgan moved to pass SR06 out of committee with a favorable                                  recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

2.     HB0218 Family Employment Program Amendments

    Rep. Fisher introduced and explained HB0218.

    Sen. Madsen and Mike Richardson spoke to HB0218.

    Karen Silver spoke in favor of HB0218.

    MOTION: Sen. Morgan moved to amend HB0218.

1.    Page 2, Lines 53i through 53k
    House Floor Amendments
    2-11-2009 :

             53i          (ii) an explanation of why the department is proposing the change;
             53j          (iii) the effect of an increase or decrease in cash benefits on families; and
             53k          (iv) the fiscal impact of the proposed change. .H

    (c) The department may use the Notice of Proposed Rule Amendment form filed with the Division of Administrative Rules as its report so long as the notice contains all the information required under Subsection (8)(b).  

    The motion passed unanimously.

    MOTION: Sen. Jones moved pass HB0218 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed with Sen. Madsen voting in opposition.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to adjourn meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    Chair Madsen adjourned the meeting at 3:00 p.m.

    Minutes were reported by Nicholle Heidrich, Secretary.


Sen. Mark Madsen, Committee Chair