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MINUTES OF THE SENATE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS &

POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS STANDING COMMITTEE

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2011, 2:00 P.M.

ROOM 415 STATE CAPITOL




Members Present:        Sen. Peter C. Knudson, Chair
                Sen. Margaret Dayton
                Sen. Scott K. Jenkins
                Sen. Luz Robles
                Sen. Daniel Thatcher

Staff Present:             Rich North, Policy Analyst
                 Jolene Morgan, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Neil Hansen
                Brian Adams, RA
                Dr. Ronald Ruff, MD


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


Committee Chair Knudson called the meeting to order at 2:14 p.m.

Sen. Dayton assumed the Chair.
    

1.     S.J.R. 21 - Relations with the Republic of Turkey Joint Resolution

    
Sen. Knudson introduced and explained the bill.

    
MOTION: Sen. Knudson moved to pass S.J.B. 21 out of committee with a favorable          recommendation.

    The motion passed with Sens. Knudson, Dayton, Thatcher and Robles voting in favor and     Sen. Jenkins voting against the bill.

2.     S.B. 290 - Abatement of Weeds, Garbage, Refuse, and Unsightly Objects

    MOTION:
Sen. Knudson moved to substitute S.B. 290 with 1st Sub. S.B. 290.

    
The motion passed unanimously.
    
    
Sen. Knudson introduced and explained the bill.



    
Neil Hansen spoke in favor of bill.
    
    MOTION:
Sen. Knudson moved to pass 1st Sub. S.B. 290 out of committee with a                favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Knudson resumed the Chair.

3.     H.B. 238 - Radiologic Technologist and Radiology Practical Technician Licensing Act

    Rep. Ipson introduced and explained the bill.

    Brian Adams and Dr. Ronald Ruff spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Dayton moved to pass H.B. 238 out of committee with a favorable                recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

4.     H.J.R. 10 - Rules Resolution on Electronic Meetings

    Rep. Menlove introduced and explained the bill.                         
     MOTION: Sen. Dayton moved to pass H.J.R 10 out of committee with a favorable                recommendation.

    The motion passed with Sen. Knudson, Jenkins, Robles and Thatcher voting in favor and     Sen. Dayton voting against the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Jenkins moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 2:48 p.m.

    Minutes reported by Jolene Morgan, Secretary.



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                     Sen. Peter Knudson, Committee Chair