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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room W20, House Building, State Capitol Complex

March 1, 2011


Members Present:    Rep. Michael Noel, Chair
            Rep. Steve Handy, Vice Chair
            Rep. Roger Barrus
            Rep. Fred C. Cox
            Rep. Lynn Hemingway            
            Rep. Neal Hendrickson
            Rep. Chris Herrod
            Rep. Ken Ivory
            Rep. Ryan Wilcox
            Rep. Brad Wilson

Members Excused:    Rep. John Dougall    

Staff Present:    Richard North, Policy Analyst
            Tamara Schaff, Committee Secretary

Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
                                        
Rep. Handy called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Hendrickson moved to approve the minutes of February 23, 2011. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Barrus, Rep. Herrod and Rep. Noel absent for the vote.

H.B. 385    County Jail Medical Expenses (Rep. B. Daw)

Rep. Daw explained the bill to the committee, assisted by Richard Bingham.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Dale Bench, Utah County Jail
                Arie Van De Graff, Utah Association of Counties
                Richard Bingham, Nurse Supervisor, Weber County Sheriff''s Department

MOTION:    Rep. Wilson moved to pass H.B. 385 with a favorable recommendation. The vote passed unanimously.







H.B. 332    Utility Payment Assistance (Rep. C. Wimmer)


MOTION:    Rep. Wilcox moved to send H.B. 332 to interim study. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Herrod absent for the vote.


S.B. 250    Electronic Transmissions and Directors Actions (Sen. B. McAdams) (Rep. D. Brown)

This bill was not considered.

MOTION:    Rep. Noel moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Herrod absent for the vote. Rep. Handy adjourned the meeting at 8:54 a.m.
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                    Rep. Michael Noel, Chair