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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE REVENUE AND TAXATION STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2010
, 8:45 A.M.
ROOM 250, STATE CAPITOL


Members Present:    Sen. J. Stuart Adams, Chair
    Sen. Curtis S. Bramble
    Sen. Ross Romero
    Sen. Howard A. Stephenson
    Sen. Dennis Stowell
    Sen. Brent Goodfellow     
Members Excused:    Sen. Wayne L. Niederhauser

Members Absent:    Sen. John Valentine
    
Staff Present:    Phillip Dean, Office of Leg. Research & Gen. Counsel
    Karen Allred, Committee Secretary
    
Public Speakers Present:    Stan Lockhart, Utah Technology Council
    John Curtis, Mayor, Provo City
    Leslie Oldham, Citizen
    Steven H. Peterson, Deputy and Executive Director, Utah School      Boards Association and Utah School Superintendents Association
    
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the Committee minutes.

Committee Chair Adams called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.

Approval of Minutes

    MOTION: Sen. Stowell moved to approve the minutes of February 4, 2010 meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for the vote.
    
1.    S.B. 61 Sales and Use Tax Exemption for a Web Search Portal (H. Stephenson)

    
Sen. Stephenson explained the bill.

    Stan Lockhart, Utah Technology Council spoke in support of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Goodfellow moved to transmit S.B. 61 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.




2.    S.B. 73 Sales and Use Tax Exemption Relating to Aircraft (C. Bramble)

    
Sen. Bramble explained the bill.
    
    John Curtis, Mayor, Provo City spoke in support of the bill.

    Leslie Oldham, citizen, spoke to the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to transmit S.B. 73 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Stowell assumed the Committee Chair.

3.    S.B. 133 Qualifications of State Tax Commissioners (J. S. Adams)

    
Sen. Adams explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Stephenson moved to transmit S.B. 133 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

4.    S.B. 134 Partnership Tax Return Filing Deadlines (J. S. Adams)

    
Sen. Adams explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to transmit S.B. 134 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved that S.B. 134 be placed on the Consent Calendar.

    The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Adams resumed the Committee Chair.

5.    1st Sub. H.B. 219 Delinquent Property Tax Amendments (G. Froerer)

    Rep. Froerer explained the bill.


    Steven H. Peterson, Deputy and Exec. Dir., Utah School Boards Association and Utah School     Superintendents Association spoke in support of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Goodfellow moved to transmit 1st Sub. H. B. 219 with a favoraable     recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for the vote.

     MOTION: Sen. Stowell moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously at 9:55 a.m. with Sen. Bramble absent for the vote.




    

        

Sen. J. Stuart Adams, Committee Chair