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LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 9, 2011
Members Present: Rep. Curt Oda, Chair
Rep. Richard Greenwood, Vice Chair
Rep. Patrice Arent
Rep. David Butterfield
Rep. Steve Eliason
Rep. Keith Grover
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Lee Perry
Rep. Jennifer Seelig
Rep. Carl Wimmer
Members Excused: Rep. Greg Hughes
Members Absent: Rep. Don Ipson
Rep. Bill Wright
Staff Present: Mr. Stewart Smith, Policy Analyst
Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary
note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Greenwood called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Grover moved to approve the minutes of the February 8, 2011 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent, Rep. Eliason, Rep. Litvack and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.
Rep. Greenwood relinquished the Chair to Rep. Oda
H.B. 177 Canine Body Armor Restricted Account and Income Tax Contribution (Rep. R. Greenwood)
Rep. Greenwood explained the bill to the committee.
Assisted by: Ms. Jackie McCowan-Rose, citizen
Sargent Brian Todd, Midvale City Police
Spoke in favor of the bill: Mayor JoAnn B. Seghini, Midvale City Mayor
Sargent Wendell Nope, Utah Department of Public Safety
Rep. Oda relinquished the Chair to Rep. Wimmer
MOTION: Rep. Arent moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Oda and Rep. Litvack absent for the vote.
Rep. Greenwood resumed the Chair.
H.B. 271 Restrictions on Political Subdivisions Regarding the Regulation of Knives (Rep. R. Wilcox)
Rep. Wilcox explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah League of Cities and Towns
Spoke in favor of the bill: Ms. Crystal Perry, Utah Shooting Sports Council
MOTION: Rep. Wimmer moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Litvack and Rep. Oda absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Grover moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Litvack and Rep. Oda absent for the vote.
Rep. Greenwood adjourned the meeting at 5:05 p.m.
Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair