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MINUTES OF THE SENATE BUSINESS & LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE

         THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING






Members Present:    Sen. John Valentine, Chair
        Sen. Curt Bramble
        Sen. David Hinkins
        Sen. Dan Liljenquist
        Sen. Steve Urquhart
        Sen. Kevin VanTassell
        Sen. Gene Davis
        Sen. Karen Mayne
    
Staff Present:    Bryant R. Howe, Assistant Director
        Karen Allred, Committee Secretary
        
Public Speaker Present:    Russell Purdy, Optometrist, Utah Optometrist Association.

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

Chair Valentine called the meeting to order at 2:44 p.m. and announced that at the requests of the sponsors, S.B. 109 and S.B. 55, would not be considered at today's meeting.

Approval of Minutes

    MOTION:
Sen. Bramble moved to approve minutes of the February 2, 2011, meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously.

1.     S.B.128 Regulatory Amendments (C. Bramble)
    
    Sen. Bramble explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

    Russell Purdy, Optometrist, Utah Optometrist Association spoke in support of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to transmit S.B. 128 with a favorable recommendation.

    Committee Chair Valentine declared a conflict of interest.
    
    The motion passed unanimously.

    
     MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to adjourn.



    The motion passed unanimously.

    Chair Valentine adjourned the meeting at 3:00 p.m.

    


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Sen. John Valentine, Committee Chair