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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 25, HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 1, 2011


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
                Rep. Evan J. Vickers, Vice Chair
                Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
                Rep. David Clark
                Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
                Rep. Bradley M. Daw
                Rep. Ronda Rudd Menlove
                Rep. Dean Sanpei
                Rep. Christine F. Watkins                
            
STAFF PRESENT:        Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Linda Black, House Secretary

Note:    A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.

Vice Chair Vickers called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.

MOTION:    Chair Ray moved to approve the minutes of January 25, 2011.

The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Cosgrove, Rep. Menlove, and Rep. Watkins absent for the vote.

H.B. 241    Clean Out the Cabinets Month Designation (Rep. M. Morley)

Rep. Daw moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 1, Line 1 :    

             1     
CLEAN OUT THE
{   CABINETS   }        MEDICINE CABINET       MONTH
DESIGNATION

2.    Page 1, Line 9 :    

             9          This bill designates the month of April as Clean Out the
{   Cabinets   }        Medicine Cabinet       Month in Utah.


3.    Page 1, Line 13 :    

             13      the
{   Cabinets   }        Medicine Cabinet       Month in Utah.


4.    Page 2, Lines 38 through 40 :    

{   Cabinets   }        Medicine Cabinet      


             38
     Month to recognize the urgent need to make Utah homes and neighborhoods safe from
             39      prescription medication abuse
  and poisonings       by the proper home storage and disposal of prescription        and over-the-counter      

             40      medications
  , and to educate citizens about the permanent medication disposal sites in Utah listed on useonlyasdirected.org that allow disposal throughout the year       .


The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Chavez-Houck, Rep. Cosgrove, and Rep. Menlove absent for the vote

Rep. Morley presented the bill to the committee.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Mr. Reid L. Barker, Director, Utah Pharmacists Association
                Ms. Shirley Bleak, Utah Nurse Practitioners

MOTION:    Rep. Clark moved to pass H.B. 241 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to place H.B. 241 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.

H.B. 231    Parent-time Schedule Amendments (Rep. S. Sandstrom)

This bill was not considered.

H.B. 66    Health Professional Authority - Death Certificates (Rep. B. Last)

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to replace H.B. 66 with 1st Substitute H.B. 66. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.

Rep. Last presented the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Clark moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 66 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.

H.B. 13    Immunizations for Teen Mothers (Rep. J. Seelig) (handout)

MOTION:    Rep. Ray moved to replace H.B. 13 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 13. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Menlove absent for the vote.

Rep. Seelig presented the bill to the committee.




Spoke in favor of the bill:    Mr. Gary Edwards, Director, Salt Lake County Health Department
                Dr. Andrew Pavia, Utah Academy of Pediatrics
                Mr. Robert Rolfs, Utah Department of Health
                Dr. Karen Buchi, American Academy of Pediatrics, Utah Chapter
                Ms. Gayle Ruzika, Utah Eagle Forum
                Ms. Michelle McOmber, CEO, Utah Medical Association
                Ms. Elizabeth Hunter, Deacon, St. Mark's Community Center
                
Spoke to the bill:        Ms. Laura Bunker, United Families of Utah
                Ms. Tamara Anderson, Executive Director, Pregnancy Resource                 Center    

MOTION:    Rep. Sanpei moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 13 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously,

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

Vice Chair Vickers adjourned the meeting at 3:00 p.m.





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                         Rep. Paul Ray, Chair