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Room 450, State Capitol, Utah State Capitol Complex
February 9, 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. Francis Gibson
Rep. Neil Hansen
Rep. Brian King
Rep. Todd Kiser
Rep. Michael Morley
Rep. Brent Wallis
Rep. Curt Webb
Members Absent: Rep. Kevin Garn
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. Painter called the meeting to order at 3:17 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Dunnigan moved to approve the minutes of the Feb. 5, 2010 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 126 State Construction Registry Amendments (Rep. R. C. Webb)
MOTION: Rep. Dunnigan moved to amend H.B. 126 as follows:
1. Page 3, Lines 68 through 71 :
68 (i) for a government project, the unique project number assigned by the
69 agent }
70 (ii) for a permitted project
2. Page 8, Lines 226 through 228 :
226 (1) (a) (i)
227 contractor or owner-builder, no later than 15 days after the issuance of the building permit:
228 (I) the }
3. Page 8, Lines 230 through 235 :
230 by way of the Internet or computer modem or by any other means
232 commencement with the database whether or not a building permit is issued or a notice of
233 commencement is filed under Subsection (1)(a)(i)(A)(I). }
235 notice of commencement. }
4. Page 8, Line 243 through Page 9, Line 246 :
243 (b) No later than 15 days after commencement of physical construction work at the
244 project site, the original contractor, owner, or owner-builder
245 commencement with the database
246 commencement is filed under Subsection (1)(a) } .
5. Page 9, Lines 248 through 253 :
248 commencement with the designated agent [
249 established in Subsections (1)(a) and (b) }
251 commencement with the designated agent within either of the time [prescribed by]
252 established in Subsections (1)(a) and (b). }
6. Page 9, Line 257 :
257 Subsection (1)
7. Page 9, Line 260 :
8. Page 9, Line 269 :
9. Page 10, Lines 291 through 292 :
291 (3) If a notice of commencement for a
292 set forth in
10. Page 12, Lines 344 through 345 :
344 subcontractor's work or the
345 to the private project
11. Page 12, Lines 352 through 353 :
(A) the name of the county in which the property on which the project occurs or
will occur is located; and
(B) the tax identification or parcel number of that property.
12. Page 12, Line 357 :
13. Page 13, Line 373 :
373 subcontractor on a private project who fails to file [
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Clark, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Hansen absent for the vote.
Rep. Webb introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Douglas Griffith, an attorney, spoke against the bill. Cort Ashton, Utah Land Title Association, and Taz Biesinger, Utah Homebuilders Association, spoke in favor of the bill. Tom Harper, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, spoke to the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Froerer moved to transmit H.B. 126 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. King voting in opposition.
H.B. 260 Children's Health Insurance Plan Simplified Renewal (Rep. M. Newbold)
Rep. Newbold introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Yvette Woodland, Department of Workforce Services, spoke in favor of the bill. Nate Checketts, Department of Health, spoke to the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Kiser moved to transmit H.B. 260 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 272 Construction Trades Licensing Act Amendments (Rep. B. King)
This bill was not considered.
S.B. 13 State Construction Contracts and Drug and Alcohol Testing (Sen. K. Mayne) (Rep. M. Brown )
Sen. Mayne, distributed a handout, and assisted by Dennis Lloyd, General Counsel, Workers Compensation Fund, introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Tibby Milne, Utah Council for Crime Prevention, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Duckworth moved to transmit S.B. 13 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Morley voting in opposition.
S.B. 85 Utah Construction Trade Licensing Act Amendments (Sen. S. Jenkins) (Rep. R. Edwards )
Sen. Jenkins, accompanied by David Halverson, Plumbing Licensing Board, and Jeff Pedersen, Utah Plumbing and Heating Contractors Association, introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Brad Stevens, former chairman of the Electrical Board, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Wallis moved to transmit S.B. 85 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Morley voting in opposition.
S.B. 96 Uintah Basin Revitalization Fund Amendments (Sen. K. Van Tassell) (Rep. J. Mathis )
Rep. Dunnigan introduced the bill and explained it to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Clark moved to transmit S.B. 96 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Duckworth moved to adjourn. the motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Painter adjourned the meeting at 4:56.
Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair