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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE JUDICIARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT & CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING
TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
, 2:00 PM
ROOM 250, STATE CAPITOL



Members Present:    Sen. Mark Madsen, Committee Chair
    Sen. Lyle Hillyard
    Sen. Steve Urquhart
    Sen. Michael Waddoups
    Sen. Ben McAdams
    Sen. Ross Romero     
Staff Present:    Jerry Howe, Policy Analyst
    Kathy Helgesen, Committee Secretary
    
Public Speakers Present:    Shannon Halversen, Associate General Counsel, Office of
     Legislative Research General Counsel
    Cara Tangaro, defense attorney
    Rob Latham, Government Affairs Director, Utah Association of      Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Jayce Skinner, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission
    Stewart Ralphs, EDI Legal Aid Society
    Todd Stone, American Parental Action League
    Patty Butts, Counselor/Author
    Clark Aposhian, Chair, Utah Shooting Sports Council
    John Sindt, Constable, Constable Association
    
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Committee Chair Madsen called the meeting to order at 2:22 p.m.

1.     SB0028 - Alcohol or Drug Related Offense Amendments (S. Jenkins)

    Sen. Jenkins and Ms. Halvorsen presented the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Hillyard moved to amend the bill as follows:


     1.    Page 20, Lines 599 through 605

             599      (a) for a person 19 years of age or older but under 21 years of age on the date of arrest:
             600      (i) deny the person's license [until the person is 21 years of age or for a period of 120
             601      days, whichever is longer,]
  until the person complies with the provisions

of Subsection (11)(b)(i) but       for a period of        not less than       six months beginning on the 30th day after the date


             602      of arrest for a first offense under Subsection (2)(a) committed on or after July 1, 2009;
             603      [(b)] (ii) suspend the person's license until
  the person complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) and until       the person is 21 years of age or for a period

             604      of two years, whichever is longer, beginning on the 30th day after the date of arrest for a
             605      second or subsequent offense under Subsection (2)(a):
    2.    Page 20, Lines 608 through 610

             608          [(c)] (iii) deny the person's application for a license or learner's permit [until the person
             609      is 21 years of age or for a period of one year, whichever is longer,]
  until the person complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) but       for a period of        not less than       six months

             610      if:
    3.    Page 20, Lines 614 through 615

             614          [(d)] (iv) deny the person's application for a license or learner's permit until
  the person complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) and until       the person

             615      is 21 years of age or for a period of two years, whichever is longer, if:
    4.    Page 21, Lines 629 through 634

             629          (b) for a person under 19 years of age on the date of arrest:
             630          (i) deny the person's license
  until the person complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) but       for a period of      {   two years   }        not less than one year       beginning on the 30th day after

             631      the date of arrest for a first offense under Subsection (2)(a) committed on or after July 1, 2009;
             632          (ii) suspend the person's license
  until the person complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) and       until the person is 21 years of age or for a period of

             633      two years, whichever is longer, beginning on the 30th day after the date of arrest for a second
             634      or subsequent offense under Subsection (2)(a):
    5.    Page 21, Lines 637 through 638

             637          (iii) deny the person's application for a license or learner's permit
  until the person complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) but       for a period of      {   two

             638      years  
}
  not less than one year       if:


    6.    Page 21, Lines 642 through 643


             642          (iv) deny the person's application for a license or learner's permit until the person
  complies with the provisions of Subsection (11)(b)(i) and until the person       is 21

             643      years of age or for a period of two years, whichever is longer, if:


    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Urquhart absent for the vote.

    Sen. Jenkins and Ms. Halvorsen presented the bill as amended.

    Mr. Carver and Ms. Skinner spoke in favor of the bill.

    Ms. Tangaro and Mr. Latham spoke to the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Waddoups moved to pass S.B. 28, as amended, out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. McAdams absent for the vote.

2.     SB0034 - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (L. Hillyard)
    
    Sen. Hillyard presented the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Romero moved to amend the bill as follows:


    1.    Page 6, Lines 169 through 173

             169          [(18)] (23) "Responding state" means a state in which a [proceeding] petition
{   of   }        or      

             170      comparable pleading for support or to determine parentage of a child is filed or to which a
             171      [proceeding] petition or comparable pleading is forwarded for filing from [an initiating state
             172      under this chapter or a law or procedure substantially similar to this chapter] another state or a
             173      foreign country.


    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

    Mr. Ralphs and Ms. Butts spoke in favor of the bill.



    Mr. Stone spoke against the bill.    

     MOTION: Sen. McAdams moved to pass S.B. 34, as amended, out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

3.     SB0036 - Concealed Firearm Act Amendments (J. Valentine)

    
Sen. Valentine presented the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Romero moved to recommend that S.B. 36, Concealed Firearm Act Amendments, be deleted in title and body and be replaced with 1st Substitute S.B. 36, Concealed Firearm Act Amendments

    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

    Mr. Aposhian spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Urquhart moved to pass 1st Sub. S.B. 36 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.
    
    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

4.    SB0094 - Uniform Requirements for Constables (K. Mayne)

    Sen. Mayne presented the bill.

    MOTION: Sen. Hillyard moved to recommend that S.B. 94, Uniform Requirements for Constables, be deleted in title and body and be replaced with First Substitute S.B. 94, Requirements for Constables.

    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

    Mr. Sindt and Mr. Carver spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Romero moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 94 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

     MOTION: Sen. Hillyard moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously.



    The meeting adjourned at 3:50 p.m.

    Minutes reported by Kathy Helgesen, Committee Secretary

    
        

Sen. Mark B. Madsen, Committee Chair