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MINUTES OF THE

HOUSE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

STANDING COMMITTEE

Room 450 Utah State Capitol

January 24, 2011


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. R. Curt Webb, Chair
            Rep. Rebecca P. Edwards, Vice Chair
            Rep. Johnny Anderson
            Rep. Jack R.Draxler
            Rep. James A. Dunnigan
            Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson
            Rep. Dixon M. Pitcher
            Rep. Marie H. Poulson
            Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom
            Rep. Jennifer M. Seelig
            Rep. Larry B. Wiley

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Michael T. Morley

STAFF PRESENT:        Joseph Wade, Policy Analyst
            Karen Mitchell, Committee Secretary

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

Rep. Webb called the meeting to order at 3:33 p.m.

H.B. 44    Italian-american Heritage Month Designation (Rep. C. Watkins)

Rep. Watkins introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Draxler moved to pass H. B. 44 favorably. The motion passed unanimously      with Rep. Seelig and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

H.B. 219    State Firearm Designation (Rep. C. Wimmer)


Rep. Wimmer introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Lawrence Mudgett, Citizen
                Clark Aposhian, Utah Shooting Sports Council                 Bill Clayton, Utah Gun Owners Assn.
                Brian Judy, Utah State Liaison NRA
                Dan Deuel, Citizen
        
Spoke in opposition to the bill:    Steven Gunn, Citizen


MOTION:    Rep. Sandstrom moved to pass H. B. 219 favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Poulson and Rep. Seelig voting in opposition to the motion and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

Rep. Webb relinquished the chair to Rep. Edwards.

H.B. 46    County Recorder Amendments (Rep. R. C. Webb)

Rep. Webb introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Webb moved to replace H. B. 46 with 1st Substitute H. B. 46. The motion passed with Rep. Pitcher, Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

MOTION:     Rep. Webb moved to amend the substitute bill as follows:

1.    Page 1, Lines 19 through 20 :    

             19          .    modifies provisions related to the recording of a release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       of a

             20      judgment lien;

2.    Page 3, Line 69 :    

             69          (b)
{   A   }        Prior to recording a subdivision plat, a       county recorder may require that the owner of land modify the        proposed       subdivision name


3.    Page 7, Line 189 :    

             189          (b) a release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       of a judgment lien affecting the real property; or


4.    Page 10, Line 297 :    

             297          (b)
{   A   }        Prior to recording a subdivision plat, a       county recorder may require that the owner of land modify the        proposed       subdivision name


5.    Page 12, Lines 354 through 358 :    

             354          (4) (a) To release
{   or   }        ,       assign        , renew, or extend       a lien created by a judgment recorded in the office of a

             355      county recorder, a person shall, in the office of the county recorder of each county in which an


             356      instrument creating the lien is recorded, record a document releasing
{   or   }        ,       assigning        , renewing, or extending       the lien.

             357          (b) The document described in Subsection (4)(a) shall include:
             358          (i) the date of the release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       ;


6.    Page 12, Line 356 :    

             356      instrument creating the lien is recorded, record a document releasing
{   or   }        ,       assigning        , renewing, or extending       the lien.


7.    Page 12, Line 358 :    

             358          (i) the date of the release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       ;


8.    Page 16, Line 490 :    

             490          (6) Any document recorded in the office of the county recorder to release
{   or   }        ,       assign        , renew, or extend       a


9.    Page 19, Line 579 through Page 20, Line 584 :    

             579          (9) (a) To release
{   or   }        ,       assign        , renew, or extend       a lien created by a judgment recorded in the office of a

             580      county recorder, a person shall, in the office of the county recorder of each county in which an
             581      instrument creating the lien is recorded, record a document releasing or assigning the lien.
             582          (b) The document described in Subsection (9)(a) shall include:
             583          (i) the date of the release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       ;

             584          (ii) the name of any judgment creditor, debtor, assignor, or assignee; and

10.    Page 19, Line 583 through Page 20, Line 584 :    

             583          (i) the date of the release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       ;

             584          (ii) the name of any judgment creditor, debtor, assignor, or assignee; and

11.    Page 21, Lines 641 through 645 :    

             641          (9) (a) To release
{   or   }        ,       assign        , renew, or extend       a lien created by a judgment recorded in the office of a

             642      county recorder, a person shall, in the office of the county recorder of each county in which an


             643      instrument creating the lien is recorded, record a document releasing
{   or   }        ,       assigning        , renewing, or extending       the lien.

             644          (b) The document described in Subsection (9)(a) shall include:
             645          (i) the date of the release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       ;


12.    Page 21, Line 643 :    

             643      instrument creating the lien is recorded, record a document releasing
{   or   }        ,       assigning        , renewing, or extending       the lien.


13.    Page 21, Line 645 :    

             645          (i) the date of the release
{   or   }        ,       assignment        , renewal, or extension       ;


14.    Page 23, Line 687 :    

             687          (9) A person shall record a judgment lien
  ,       or assignment      {   or   }        ,       release        , renewal, or extension       of a judgment lien        ,       in



The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Pitcher and Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Adam Trupp, Utah Association of Counties
                Chris Kyler, Utah Association of Realtors

MOTION :    Rep. Dunnigan moved to place 1st Substitute H. B. 46 as amended on hold. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Morley absent for the vote.

H.B. 53    Seismic Requirements for Condominium Conversion Projects (Rep. L. Wiley)

This bill was not considered.

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

Rep. Edwards adjourned the meeting at 5:02 p.m.




                    ___________________________
                    Rep. R. Curt Webb, Chair