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Rep. Stephen Sandstrom, Vice Chair
Rep. Brad Daw
Rep. Susan Duckworth
Rep. Neil Hansen
Rep. Wayne Harper
Rep. Brad Last
Rep. Merlynn T. Newbold
Rep. Christine Watkins
Staff Present: Mr. Benjamin N. Christensen, Policy Analyst
Kathy Sorg, Committee Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Ipson called the meeting to order at 12:16 p.m.
1. H.B. 215 Amendments to Public Employees' Benefit and Insurance Program Act - Risk Pools (Rep. K. Garn)
Rep. Garn explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Harper moved to pass H.B. 215 with a favorable recommendation.
MOTION: Rep. Hansen moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 2, Line 33 :
33 full-time equivalent enrollment of less than [
The motion failed with Rep. Hansen voting in favor of the substitute motion.
The original motion to pass H.B. 215 with a favorable recommendation passed unanimously.
Rep. Ipson relinquished the chair to Rep. Sandstrom.
2. H.B. 233 Retirement Office Amendments (Rep. D. Ipson)
Rep. Ipson explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Dan Anderson, Utah Retirement Association.
MOTION: Rep. Ipson moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 1, Line 16 :
16 . provides that any
balance based on employer contributions
not just service credit must
be forfeited when
2. Page 6, Line 176 :
176 (b) [
any defined contribution balance based on employer
under any other
The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Last moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
3. H.B. 83 Public Employees' Retirement - Spousal Election (Rep. C. B. Wallis)
Rep. Wallis explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Harper moved to replace H.B. 83 with 1st Substitute H.B. 83. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Last moved to pass 1st Sub. H.B. 83 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Watkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Sandstrom adjourned the meeting at 12:45 p.m.
Rep. Don Ipson, Chair