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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 22, 2011



Members Present:    Rep. Curt Oda, Chair
            Rep. Richard Greenwood, Vice Chair
            Rep. Patrice Arent                            
            Rep. Steve Eliason
            Rep. Keith Grover        
            Rep. Lee Perry        
            Rep. Carl Wimmer
            Rep. Bill Wright

Members Excused:    Rep. Greg Hughes
            Rep. David Litvack
            Rep. Jennifer Seelig

Members Absent:    Rep. David Butterfield
            Rep. Don Ipson
            
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. Oda called the meeting to order at 8:08 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to approve the minutes of the February 17, 2011 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Greenwood and Rep. Wimmer absent for the vote.

H.B. 95    Amendments to Traffic Code Provisions (Rep. L. Perry)

Rep. Perry explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Mr. Eric White, Utah Highway Patrol
                Mr. Chris Purcell, State Farm Insurance
                Ms. Rolayne Fairclough, AAA Insurance of Utah

MOTION:    Rep. Eliason moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion failed, with Rep. Arent, Rep. Eliason and Rep. Perry voting in favor. Rep. Greenwood was absent for the vote.



S.B. 92    Private Security Services (Sen. M. Dayton)

Sen. Dayton explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Mr. Frank Budd, Executive Director, Utah Chiefs of Police Association.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Mr. Robert Anderton, Professional Association of Contract Security Companies

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Greenwood absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to place S.B. 92 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Greenwood absent for the date.

H.B. 375    Security Personnel Licensing Act Amendments (Rep. K. Ivory)

Rep. Ivory explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Mr. Robert Anderton, Professional Association of Contract Security Companies.

MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Greenwood absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to place H.B. 375 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Greenwood absent for the vote.

H.B. 336    Medical Professional Licensing During a Declared Emergency (Rep. E. Vickers)

Rep. Vickers explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Dr. David Blodgett, Director, Southwest Utah Public Health Department.

MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 5, Line 140 :    

             140          (a) use a
{   stockpile   } vaccine, antiviral, antibiotic, or other prescription medication that is


2.    Page 5, Line 143 :    

             143          (b) distribute a
{   stockpile   } vaccine, antiviral, antibiotic, or other prescription

medication



3.    Page 6, Line 166 :    

             166      The protocol shall establish procedures for the Department of Health
  or a local health department       to:


4.    Page 6, Line 174 :    

             174          (b) authorize the
  dispensing,       administration        ,       or distribution of a vaccine, an antiviral, an antibiotic,


5.    Page 6, Lines 176 through 177 :    

             176      defined in Subsection 26-6-2 (4), without a patient-practitioner relationship,
{   so long as   }        if            {   the

             177      prescription is the same substance prescribed for  
}
  the contact's condition is the same as that of       the physician's patient; and


6.    Page 6, Line 181 :    

             181          (ii) is receiving
  preventative or       medical treatment in a triage situation;


7.    Page 7, Line 211 :    

             211          (v) preventative treatment for an individual
{   exposed to a communicable disease   }        at risk for an infectious disease that has a direct impact on public health       when


8.    Page 8, Lines 215 through 217 :    

             215          (3) In a circumstance described in Subsection (2),
{   a physician   }        an individual with prescriptive authority       may write a prescription

             216      for each contact, as defined in Subsection 26-6-2 (4), of
{   the   }      {   physician's   }        a patient of the individual with prescriptive authority            {   patient   } without a

             217      face-to-face exam, if:

9.    Page 8, Line 218 :    

             218          (a) the
{   physician   }        individual with prescriptive authority       is treating the      {   physician's   } patient for a reportable disease or



10.    Page 8, Line 220 :    

             220          (b)
{   the prescription is for the same substance as prescribed to   }        the contact's condition is the same as       the      {   physician's   }        patient of the individual with prescriptive authority            {   patient   } .


The motion to amend passed, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Greenwood absent for the vote.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Dr. Robert Rolfs, Utah Department of Health

MOTION;    Rep. Perry moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Greenwood absent for the vote.

1st Sub. S.B. 50    Enhanced Penalties for HIV Positive Offender Amendments (Sen. J. Stevenson)

Sen. Stevenson explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to place 1st Sub. S.B. 50 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.

H.B. 119    Retail Theft Amendments (Rep. P. Ray)

Rep. Ray explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 119. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.

Spoke to the bill:        Ms. Jacey Skinner, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Mr. Dave Davis, Utah Retail Merchants

MOTION:    Rep. Eliason moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.




S.B. 124    Leaving a Child Unattended in a Motor Vehicle (Sen. B. McAdams)

This bill was not heard.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.

Rep. Oda adjourned the meeting at 9:15 a.m.
















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                        Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair