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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 25, HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 24, 2010


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
                Rep. Ronda R. Menlove, Vice Chair
                Rep. Trisha S. Beck
                Rep. Bradley M. Daw
                Rep. Phil Riesen
                Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom
                Rep. Evan J. Vickers
            
STAFF PRESENT:        Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Thomas R. Vaughn, Associate General Counsel
                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 4:20 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to approve the minutes of the February 22, 2010 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Riesen and Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.


H.B. 379    Barber, Cosmetologist/barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and Nail Technician Licensing Act Amendments (Rep. M. Newbold)

Rep. Newbold explained the bill to the committee.

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

1.    Page 12, Lines 348 through 353 :    

             348          (iv) (A) having graduated from a recognized
  master       esthetics school      {   or a recognized

             349      cosmetology/barber school  
}
located in a state other than Utah whose curriculum consists of less
             350      than 1,200 hours of instruction, with full flexibility within the 1,200 hours or the equivalent
             351      number of credit hours; and
             352          (B) having practiced as a licensed
  master       esthetician for a period of not less than 4,000 hours;

             353      and



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

Rep. Daw moved to pass H.B. 379 as amended with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.


H.B. 170    Foster Care Revisions (Rep. K. Gibson)


Rep. Gibson explained the bill to the committee.

Rep. Daw assumed the chair.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Desiree Hennesey, citizen
                Lisa Valdez, citizen    

Spoke in opposition to the bill:    Rick Smith, Office of the Guardian Ad Litem    
                    Duane Betournay, Division of Child and Family Services

During discussion, Rep. Ray resumed the chair.

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation.

SUBSTITUTE
MOTION:    Rep. Riesen moved to hold the bill for the next agenda. The motion failed with Rep. Beck, Rep. Riesen, and Rep. Vickers voting in favor of the motion. Rep. Daw, Rep. Menlove, and Rep. Ray voted in opposition to the motion and Rep. Sandstrom was absent for the vote.

The original motion to pass H.B. 170 with a favorable recommendation passed with Rep. Beck voting in opposition to the motion and Rep. Sandstrom absent for the vote.

Rep. Vickers assumed the chair.


H.B. 331S1    Waste Fee and Related Amendments (Rep. R. Menlove)


MOTION:    Rep. Riesen moved to adopt 2nd Substitute H.B. 331. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Beck, Rep. Sandstrom, and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.





Rep. Menlove explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Amanda Smith, Director of the Department of Environment Quality.

Spoke in opposition to the bill:    Lowell Peterson, Clean Harbors Environmental Services

Spoke in favor of the bill    Betty Arial, Energy Solutions
                Dwayne Woolley, Trans-Jordan Cities
                Lance Allen, Waste Management of Utah                 
MOTION:    Rep. Riesen moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 331 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Daw, Rep. Sandstrom, and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.


MOTION:    Rep. Beck moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Daw, Rep. Sandstrom, and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.

Rep. Vickers adjourned the meeting at 6:02 p.m.




                        __________________
                        Rep. Paul Ray
                        Committee Chair