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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 25, HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 3, 2010


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
                Rep. Trisha S. Beck
                Rep. Bradley M. Daw
                Rep. Phil Riesen
                Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom
                Rep. Evan J. Vickers

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Ronda R. Menlove, Vice Chair                
            
STAFF PRESENT:        Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Sylvia Newton, House Secretary

Note:    A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.

Rep. Ray called the meeting to order at 8:09 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Vickers moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Daw and Rep. Sandstrom absent for the vote.


S.B. 21    Amendments to Social Worker Licensing (Sen. D. C. Buttars)

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 3, Lines 72 through 73a
    Senate 3rd Reading Amendments
    1-27-2010 :
    

             72          (b) was in candidacy for accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education on the
             73      day on which the applicant for licensure satisfactorily completed the program
{   S. and is

             73a      subsequently approved .S  
}
.

The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously.

Sen Buttars explained the amended bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to pass S.B. 21 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.




S.C.R. 1    Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness Concurrent Resolution (Sen. K. Morgan)


Sen. Morgan explained the resolution to the committee, assisted by Nick Zullo, Program Director, Alzheimer's Association of Utah.

MOTION:    Rep. Beck moved to pass S.C.R. 1 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.


S.B. 12    Individual Income Tax Contribution for Methamphetamine Housing Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Fund (Sen. K. Mayne)

MOTION:    Rep. Vickers moved to amend the bill as follows:

2.    Page 1, Lines 23 through 25 :    

             23          .    enacts an individual income tax contribution for the Methamphetamine Housing
             24      Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Fund for a taxable year beginning on or after
             25      January 1, 2010, but beginning on or before December 31,
{   2011   }        2012       ;


3.    Page 7, Lines 189 through 195 :    

             189          (1) For a taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2010, but beginning on or before
             190      December 31,
{   2011   }        2012       only, a resident or nonresident individual that files an individual income

             191      tax return under this chapter may designate on the resident or nonresident individual's
             192      individual income tax return a contribution as provided in this section to be:
             193          (a) deposited into the Methamphetamine Housing Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
             194      Fund created in Section 9-4-1503 ; and
             195          (b) expended for the purposes described in Section 9-4-1503 .

The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Daw absent for the vote.

Sen. Mayne explained the amended bill to the committee with the assistance of Jeffrey Fillmore, Chairman of the Board, Habitat for Humanity. (handout)

MOTION:    Rep. Beck moved to pass S.B. 12 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Daw absent for the vote.




H.J.R. 5    Joint Resolution on Clean Air (Rep. C. Moss)


Rep. Moss explained the resolution to the committee, assisted by the 6th grade class of Morningside Elementary School and their teacher, Patti White. The students presented a program titled "Turn Your Key, Be Idle Free."

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Tom Bingham, President, Utah Manufacturers Association
                        Liz Zentner, Health Commissioner, Utah PTA

MOTION:    Rep. Riesen moved to pass H.J.R. 5 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Daw absent for the vote.


MOTION:    Rep. Riesen moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Daw absent for the vote.

Rep. Ray adjourned the meeting at 8:57 a.m.




                        __________________
                        Rep. Paul Ray
                        Committee Chair