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Room 450, State Capitol, Utah State Capitol Complex
February 9, 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. Pitcher called the meeting to order at 2:11 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Wiley moved to approve the minutes of the February 7, 2011 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Brown, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.
H.B. 180 Debt Collection Data Match with Worker Registry (Rep. D. Clark)
Rep. Clark explained the bill to the committee. Dave Davis, Workforce Services Unemployment Advisory Council, spoke in favor of the bill. The following people spoke to the bill:
Candace Daly National Federation of independent Business Utah Association of Collectors
Bill Starks Unemployment Insurance Director/DWS
John Reidhead Department of Administrative Services/Finance
Robert Johnson Office of State Debt Collection
MOTION: Rep. Kiser moved to transmit H.B. 180 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Bird, Rep. Froerer, Rep. Gibson, and Rep. Morley voting in opposition.
1st Sub. S.B. 98 Securities Related Amendments (Sen. B. McAdams) (Rep. J. Bird)
Sen. McAdams assisted by Keith Woodwell, Director of the Division of Securities, explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Bird moved to transmit 1st Sub. S.B. 98 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 93 Mortgage and Real Estate Licensure Exemptions for Attorneys (Rep. L. Christensen)
MOTION: Rep. Ipson moved to amend H.B. 93 as follows:
1. Page 4, Lines 94 through 113 :
94 (m) an attorney admitted to practice law in this state[
96 the attorney
engages in loan modification assistance
course of the attorney's practice as an attorney.
97 (3) An individual who will engage in an activity as a mortgage loan originator is
98 exempt from this chapter only if the individual is an employee or agent exempt under
99 Subsection (2)(g).
If the division receives a complaint
an attorney exempt from this chapter
is in violation of Subsection (4)(a)
, the division shall forward the complaint to
the Utah State
109 Bar for disciplinary action.
(a) An individual who is exempt under Subsection
(2) or (3) may voluntarily
111 obtain a license under this chapter by complying with Part 2, Licensure.
112 (b) An individual who voluntarily obtains a license pursuant to this Subsection
113 shall comply with all the provisions of this chapter.
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Biskupski and Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
Rep. Christensen explained the changes to the bill to the committee. Nathan Pierce, Utah Association of Mortgage Brokers, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Kiser moved to transmit H.B. 93 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
H.C.R. 1 Concurrent Resolution Urging Congress to Address Employment Related Child Identity Theft (Rep. S. Duckworth)
Rep. Duckworth explained the resolution to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to transmit H.C.R 1 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Wiley moved to place H.C.R. 1 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Wiley moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Gibson absent for the vote.
Rep. Pitcher adjourned the meeting at 3:16 p.m.
Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair