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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450, State Capitol, Utah State Capitol Complex

February 7, 2011

Members Present:    Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Chair
            Rep. Dixon Pitcher, Vice Chair
            Rep. Jim Bird        
            Rep. Jackie Biskupski            
            Rep. Derek Brown
            Rep. Susan Duckworth            
            Rep. Gage Froerer
            
Rep. Francis Gibson
            
Rep. Don Ipson             
            
Rep. Todd Kiser            
            Rep. Michael Morley            
            Rep. Curt Webb
            
Rep. Larry Wiley

Members Absent:    
Rep. Brad Last
             
Staff Present:        Bryant Howe, Assistant Director            
            Rosemary Young, Committee Secretary

Note:        List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes .

Rep. Dunnigan called the meeting to order at 2:03 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Brown moved to approve the minutes of the February 3, 2011 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Bird, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

1st Sub. H.B. 61    Home Business Workers' Compensation Amendments (Rep. R. Barrus)

Rep. Barrus explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Duckworth moved to transmit 1st Substitute H.B. 61 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Bird, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

S.B. 121    New Automobile Franchise Act Amendments (Sen. D. Liljenquist) (Rep. H. Richardson)

Sen. Liljenquist explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep.Ipson moved to transmit S.B. 121 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Bird, Rep. Froerer, and Rep Gibson absent for the vote.



H.B. 93    Mortgage and Real Estate Licensure Exemptions for Attorneys (Rep. L. Christensen)

Rep. Christensen explained the bill to the committee. Deanna Sabey, Director, Division of Real Estate, and Scott Sabey, Utah State Bar Association, spoke to the bill. The following individuals spoke in favor of the bill:

    Theron Morrison            Attorney
    Philip Danielson            Attorney
    Jeremy Roberts                Private citizen
    Doug Short                Attorney
    Sean Hullinger                Attorney

MOTION:    Rep. Ipson moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

H.B. 266    Restitution Amendments (Rep. D. Clark)

Rep. Clark explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Duckworth moved to transmit H.B. 266 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 91    Real Estate Related Amendments (Rep. G. Froerer)

This bill was not considered.

H.B. 175    Condominium Ownership Act Modifications (Rep. R. Wilcox)

Rep. Wilcox explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Gibson moved to transmit H.B. 175 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Brown absent for the vote.

MOTION:    
Rep. Ipson moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Brown absent for the vote.

Rep. Dunnigan adjourned the meeting at 3:23 p.m.






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                         Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair