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

February 19, 2010

Members Present:    Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Chair
            Rep. Patrick Painter, Vice Chair                    
            Rep. Jackie Biskupski            
            Rep. Susan Duckworth            
            Rep. Gage Froerer                 
            
Rep. Francis Gibson
            
Rep. Neil Hansen
            
Rep. Brian King
            
Rep. Todd Kiser                
            Rep. Brent Wallis
            Rep. Curt Webb

Members Absent:    
Rep. Stephen Clark
            
Rep. Kevin Garn
             Rep. Michael Morley

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 8:04 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Wallis moved to approve the minutes of the Feb. 16, 2010 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Gibson, Rep. King, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.

H.B. 378    Motor Vehicle Insurance Requirements (Rep. T. Kiser)

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to replace H.B. 378 with 1st Substitute H.B. 378. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.

Rep. Kiser, assisted by Chris Purcell, State Farm Insurance, and Wayne Jones, Independent Auto Dealers Association, introduced the bill and explained it to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Froerer moved to transmit 1st Sub. H.B. 378 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.



MOTION:    Rep. Biskupski moved to place 1st Sub. H.B. 378 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.

H.B. 426    Bail Bond Licensee Representation Amendments (Rep. S. Sandstrom)

Rep. Sandstrom, assisted by Dawn Wilson, Night Hawk Fugitive Recovery Services, introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. A handout was distributed. Robert Thorup, bail enforcement agent, spoke in favor of the bill.

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to transmit H.B. 426 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to place H.B. 426 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.


S.B. 76    Trust Deed Amendments (Sen. J. Valentine) (Rep. L. Fowlke )

Sen. Valentine introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Howard Headlee, Utah Bankers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.

MOTION:    Rep. King moved to transmit S.B. 76 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Duckworth and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.

H.B. 381    Municipal Land Use Provisions (Rep. S. Sandstrom)

MOTION:    Rep. Froerer moved to amend H.B. 381 as follows:

1.    Page 2, Line 37 :    

             37          (b) the termination of all nonconforming uses, except billboards
{   and rental housing   } , by


2.    Page 3, Lines 78 through 80 :    

             78          (6) A municipal ordinance adopted under Section 10-1-203 may not:
             79          (a) require physical changes in a structure with a
  legal       nonconforming rental housing use; or

             80          (b) be enforced to terminate a
  legal       nonconforming rental housing use.


       (7) A legal nonconforming rental housing use may not be terminated under Section 10-1-203.      


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

Rep. Sandstrom introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah League of Cities & Towns, spoke to the bill.

MOTION:    Rep. Biskupski moved to transmit H.B. 381 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Duckworth absent for the vote.

S.B. 26    Utah E-commerce Integrity Act (Sen. S. Urquhart) (Rep. B. Last )

Sen. Urquhart introduced the bill and explained it to the committee. Richard Nelson, Utah Technology Council, and Paul Rogers, AOL, spoke in favor of the bill. Rep. Hansen declared a conflict of interest.

MOTION:    Rep. Hansen moved to transmit S.B. 26 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer absent for the vote.

Rep. Kiser welcomed a group of students from Paradigm High School.

1st Sub. S.B. 107    Lien Amendments (Sen. C. Bramble) (Rep. K. Garn )

The bill was not considered in this meeting.

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

Rep. Dunnigan adjourned the meeting at 9:48 a.m.






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                         Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair