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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE JUDICIARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT & CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
, 4:00 PM
ROOM 250, STATE CAPITOL



Members Present:    Sen. Mark B. Madsen, Committee Chair
    Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard
    Sen. Steve H. Urquhart
    Sen. Michael G. Waddoups
    Sen. Ben McAdams
    Sen. Ross I. Romero
    
Staff Present:    Jerry Howe, Policy Analyst
    Kathy Helgesen, Committee Secretary
    
Public Speakers Present:    Ron Gordon, Executive Director, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
    Richard Jones
    John Robson, attorney, Salt Lake City, School District
    Mel Wilson, Director, Crime Victims Reparation, Utah Victim's Court
    Debbie Johnson, Department of Public Safety

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

Committee Chair Madsen called the meeting to order at 4:10 p.m.     
1.     SB0159 - Sex Offender Registry Revisions (D. Stowell)

    Sen. Stowell presented the bill.

    Mr. Gordon spoke to the bill.

    Mr. Jones spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION:    Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 159 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed 5-1-0 with Sen. Madsen voting in opposition to the bill.

2.     SB0164 - Attorney Fees and Court Costs Amendments (B. McAdams)    

    Sen. McAdams presented the bill.

    Mr. Robson spoke to the bill.


     MOTION:    Sen. Romero moved to pass S.B. 164 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

3.     SB0230 - DNA Amendments (J. S. Adams)

    Sen. Adams presented the bill.

    
Mr. Wilson and Ms. Johnson spoke to the bill.

    MOTION:    
Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 230 with a favorable recommendation.

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

4.     HB0010 - Renewal of Judgment Act (G. Froerer)

    MOTION:
    Sen. Hillyard moved to adopt Amendment #1

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

    
Rep. Froerer presented the bill as amended.

     MOTION:    Sen. Waddoups moved to pass H.B. 10 as amended with a favorable recommendation.

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

5.     HB0071 - Victim Rights Amendments (B. Wilson)

    
Rep. Wilson presented the bill.

    Mr. Wilson spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION:    Sen. Romero moved to pass H.B. 71 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

6.     HB0207S02 - Juvenile Amendments (W. Harper)

    Sen. Hillyard presented the bill.

     MOTION:    Sen. Hillyard moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 207 with a favorable recommendation.


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

     MOTION:    Sen Hillyard moved to place the bill on Consent Calendar.

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

     MOTION: Sen. Hillyard moved to adjourn.

    The meeting adjourned at 5:05 p.m.

    
        

Sen. Mark B. Madsen, Committee Chair