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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 12, 2010



Members Present:    Rep. Douglas Aagard, Chair
            Rep. Curt Oda, Vice Chair
            Rep. Trisha Beck            
            Rep. Ben Ferry                        
            Rep. Richard Greenwood
            Rep. David Litvak                
            Rep. Paul Ray
            Rep. Jennifer Seelig
            Rep. Larry Wiley            

Members Absent:    Rep. Becky Lockhart
            Rep. Carl Wimmer

Staff Present:    Mr. Stewart Smith, Policy Analyst
            Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary

note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Rep. Oda called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Beck moved to approve the minutes of the February 10, 2010 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ferry, Rep. Litvack, Rep. Ray, Rep. Seelig and Rep. Wiley absent for the vote.

H.B. 178    Bureau of Criminal Identification Fee Amendments (Rep. E. Hutchings)

Rep. Hutchings presented the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to adopt 1st. Substitute H.B. 178. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ferry, Rep. Litvack, Rep. Ray, Rep. Seelig and Rep. Wiley absent for the vote.

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

1.    Page 5, Line 147 :    

             147          
{   (2) Fees may be modified under Subsection (1) pursuant to Section 63J-1-504 .   }

The motion to amend passed unanimously, with Rep. Ferry, Rep. Litvack, Rep. Ray, Rep. Seelig and Rep. Wiley absent for the vote.




MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ferry, Rep. Litvack, Rep. Ray, Rep. Seelig and Rep. Wiley absent for the vote.

1st Sub. H.B. 234    Opting Out of the Real Id Act (Rep. S. Sandstrom)

Rep. Sandstrom presented the bill to the committee with the use of a video presentation.
                                (handout)
Spoke for the bill:    Ms. Marina Lowe, American Civil Liberties Union of Utah
            Mr. Peter Cannon, Davis County 9/12 Project
            Ms. Delane England, Eagle Forum

Spoke to the bill:    Ms. Nanette Rolfe, Director, Utah Driver License Division

MOTION:    Rep. Ferry moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ray absent for the vote.            

H.C.R. 7    Credit Scores Concurrent Resolution (Rep. D. Aagard)

Rep. Aagard presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Al Bingham, a mortgage loan officer. A video power point was presented.

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


1.    Page 2, Lines 56 through 57 :    

             56      that consumers have the right to access their Fair Isaac Corporation
  credit scores or any other source for       credit scores        used by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or Ginnie Mae       from the three

             57      major credit agencies annually at no cost.

The motion to amend passed unanimously, with Rep. Ferry and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.

Spoke for the bill:        Ms. Ann C. House, professor, Utah State University (handout)

Spoke against the bill:    Ms. Candace Daly, Consumer Data Industry Association


MOTION:    Rep. Aagard moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The

motion passed, with Rep. Litvack voting in opposition. Rep. Ferry and Rep. Ray were absent for the vote.

H.B. 276    Sex Offender Registry Amendment (Rep. P. Ray)

Ms. Jacey Skinner, Utah Sentencing Commission, presented the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Beck moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ferry, Rep. Litvack and Rep. Ray. absent for the vote.

H.B. 82    Protection of Children Riding in Motor Vehicles (Rep. F.J. Seegmiller)

Rep. Seegmiller presented the bill to the committee with the assistance of Chief Stephen Chapman, Sandy City Police Chief. (handout)

Spoke against the bill:    Mr. Peter Cannon, private citizen
                Ms. Michelle Seegmiller, Intern Director, Eagle Forum *
                Ms. Helen Watts, private citizen

Spoke for the bill:        Ms. Hannah Mount, private citizen
                Ms. Liz Zentner, Utah Parent Teacher Association

MOTION:    Rep. Beck moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed, with Rep. Aagard and Rep. Oda voting in opposition. Rep. Ferry and Rep. Ray were absent for the vote.

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

Rep. Oda adjourned the meeting at 4:13 p.m.
                


                        ___________________
                        Rep. Douglas Aagard, Chair


* Note- Michelle Seegmiller of Eagle Forum is not Michelle Seegmiller, wife of Rep. Seegmiller.