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MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010, 9:00 A.M.
Room 215, Senate Building, State Capitol Complex

            
Members Present:        Sen. Jerry Stevenson, Committee Chair
            Sen. Patricia Jones
            Sen. Mark Madsen
            Sen. Karen Morgan
            Sen. Ralph Okerlund
        
Members Excused:    Sen. Michael Waddoups
                
Staff Present:        Art Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
            Karen C. Allred, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Craig Bickmore, Director, New Car Dealers
            Mike Hansen, Deputy Director, Department of Community and              Culture
            
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Stevenson called the meeting to order at 9:11 p.m.

Approval of Minutes

     MOTION:
Sen. Okurland moved to approve minutes of the February 8 , 2010, meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen Absent for the vote.

Chair Stevenson relinquished the chair to Sen. Okerlund.

1.          S.B. 148 - Guaranteed Asset Protection Waivers

        Sen. Stevenson introduced and explained the bill.

        Craig Bickmore, Director, New Car Dealers, spoke in favor of the bill.

        MOTION: Sen. Morgan moved to pass S.B. 148 out of committee with a favorable                                  recommendation.
    
        The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Okerlund relinquished the chair to Chair Stevenson



2.         H.B. 55 - Department of Community and Culture Grants Amendments

        Rep. Fisher introduced and explained the bill.

        Mike Hansen, Deputy Director, Department of Community and Culture, spoke in favor of the bill.

         MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to pass H.B. 55 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

        The motion passed unanimously.

         MOTION: Sen. Morgan moved to place H.B. 55 on the Consent Calendar.

        The motion passed unanimously.
    
    MOTION: Sen. Madsen moved to adjourn.

        The motion passed unanimously.

    Chair Stevenson adjourned the meeting at 9:26 a.m.

    Minutes were reported by Karen C. Allred, Secretary.



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Sen. Jerry Stevenson, Committee Chair