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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450, State Capitol, Utah State Capitol Complex

January 26, 2010

Members Present:    Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Chair
            Rep. Patrick Painter, Vice Chair                    
            Rep. Jackie Biskupski            
            Rep. Stephen Clark
            Rep. Susan Duckworth            
            Rep. Gage Froerer         
            Rep. Kevin Garn
            
Rep. Francis Gibson
            
Rep. Neil Hansen
            
Rep. Brian King
            
Rep. Todd Kiser
            Rep. Michael Morley    
            Rep. Brent Wallis
            Rep. Curt Webb
             
Staff Present:    Bryant Howe, Assistant Director            
            Rosemary Young, Committee Secretary

Note:        List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes .

Rep. Dunnigan called the meeting to order at 2:08 p.m. and asked committee members and staff to introduce themselves.


H.B. 65    Amendments Related to Regulation of Insurance Type Products (Rep. J. Bird)

MOTION:    Rep. Garn moved to amend H.B. 65 as follows:

1.    Page 2, Lines 29 through 30 :    

             29          61-1-14, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 351
  Utah Code Sections Affected by Coordination Clause:

31A-5-217.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1992, Chapter 230
31A-20-106, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1985, Chapter 242  

             30     

2.    Page 25, Lines 747 through 751 :    

             747          Section 5. Coordinating H.B. 65 with H.B. 39
  -- Designating superseding changes       .


             748
         If this H.B. 65 and H.B. 39, Insurance Related Amendments, both pass, it is the intent
             749      of the Legislature that the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel in preparing the
             750      Utah Code database for publication
{   ,   }        :

(1) treat the language in Subsection 31A-5-217.5(3) in H.B. 39, as superseding the language in Subsection 31A-5-217.5(3) in this bill; and
(2)  
treat the language in Subsection 31A-20-106 (1)(b) in this

             751      bill as superseding the language in Subsection 31A-20-106 (1)(b) in H.B. 65.

The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Clark, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.

Rep. Bird introduced the amended bill and explained it to the committee assisted by Keith Woodwell, Director, Division of Securities, Dept of Commerce.

MOTION:    Rep. Painter moved to transmit H.B. 65 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Clark, Rep. Garn, and Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.


H.B. 45    State Construction Code Adoption (Rep. M. Morley)

MOTION:    Rep. Painter moved to amend H.B. 45 as follows:

1.    Page 16, Lines 475 through 477 :    

             475              Grand County
             476                  Moab            3965 ft.    
{   5   }        25               36

             477              Iron County

2.    Page 27, Lines 834 through 836 :    

             834          Millard County
             835              
{   Millard   }        Fillmore               5000 ft.    30            43

             836              Delta            4623 ft.    30            43

3.    Page 54, Lines 1670 through 1672 :    

             1670      Section 204. Statewide Amendments to the IMC.
             1671          The following are adopted as amendments to the IMC to be applicable statewide:


  (1) In IMC, Section 403, a new Section 403.8 is added as follows: "Retrospective effect. Removal, alteration, or abandonment shall not be required, and continued use and maintenance shall be allowed, for a ventilation system within an existing installation that complies with the requirements of this Section 403 regardless whether the ventilation system satisfied the minimum ventilation rate requirements of prior law."      

             1672          
{   (1)   }        (2)       IMC, Section 1101.10, is deleted.


The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Garn absent for the vote.

Rep. Morley introduced the amended bill and explained it to the committee. David Pierson, Structural Engineers' Association of Utah, and Gilbert Gonzales, Uniform Building Code Commission, spoke to the bill.

MOTION:    Rep. Gibson moved to transmit H.B. 45 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Hansen voting in opposition and Rep. Froerer and Rep. Garn absent for the vote.


H.B. 73    Utah Construction Trades Continuing Education Amendments (Rep. M. Morley)

Rep. Morley introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Mark Steinagel, Director, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing; John Hill, Rocky Mountain Gas Association; and Taz Biesinger, Utah Home Builders' Association, spoke in favor of the bill. Larry Facer, Plumbers Local 140, spoke to the bill, and Dan Jones, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, responded to questions from the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Gibson moved to transmit H.B. 73 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer and Rep. Garn absent for the vote.

H.B. 11    Licensing of Elevator Contractors and Elevator Mechanics (Rep. L. Wiley)

MOTION:    Rep. Hansen moved to amend H.B. 11 as follows:

1.    Page 4, Lines 114 through 115 :    

             114          (14) "Elevator" has the same meaning as defined in Section 34A-7-202
  , except that for purposes of this chapter it does not mean a stair chair. a vertical platform lift, or an incline platform lift       .

             115          (15) "Elevator contractor" means a sole proprietor, firm, or corporation licensed under


The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer, Rep. Garn, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

Rep. Wiley introduced the amended bill and explained it to the committee. Gregg Rogers, Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund, and Paul Rogers, Workers Compensation Fund, spoke in favor of the bill.

MOTION:    
Rep. King moved to transmit H.B. 11 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer, Rep. Garn, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.


MOTION:    Rep. Painter moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer, Rep. Garn, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

Rep. Dunnigan adjourned the meeting at 3:26 p.m.








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                         Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair