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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE BUSINESS AND LABOR
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450, State Capitol


February 17, 2012

Members Present:    Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Chair
            Rep. Dixon Pitcher, Vice Chair
            Rep. Jim Bird                            
            Rep. Derek Brown
            Rep. Brian Doughty
            Rep. Susan Duckworth                        
            Rep. Gage Froerer             
            
Rep. Don Ipson             
            
Rep. Todd Kiser
            Rep. Brad Last
            Rep. Michael Morley            
            Rep. Curt Webb
            
Rep. Larry Wiley
            
Members Absent:    
Rep. Brad Wilson
             
Staff Present:    Mr. Bryant Howe, Assistant Director            
            Ms. Rosemary Young, Committee Secretary

Note:        List of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes .

Vice Chair Pitcher called the meeting to order at 2:02 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Dunnigan moved to approve the minutes of the February 15, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Brown, Rep. Kiser, Rep. Last, and Rep. Wiley absent for the vote.

H.B. 399    Physician and Osteopathic Licensing Amendments (Rep. S. Sandstrom)

MOTION:    
Rep. Webb moved to amend H.B. 399 as follows:

1.    Page 5, Lines 133 through 134 :    

             133          (5) The division may not require a
  medical       specialty        certification       or      {   board   }        subspecialty       certification as a qualification for        initial      

             134      licensure
  or to maintain licensure       .


2.    Page 8, Lines 243 through 244 :    

             243          (5) The division may not require a
  medical       specialty        certification       or

     {   board   }        subspecialty       certification as a qualification for        initial      


             244      licensure
  or to maintain licensure       .


The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Kiser, Rep. Last, and Rep. Wiley absent for the vote.     
Representative Sandstrom explained the bill to the committee assisted by Richard Parkinson, M.D.

Spoke for the bill:    Casey Hill, Utah Medical Association

MOTION:    Rep. Last moved to transmit H. B. 399 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Morley moved to place H.B. 399 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 325    Motor Fuel Marketing Act Reauthorization (Rep. D. Ipson)

Rep. Ipson explained the bill to the committee assisted by Rep. Steve Eliason and John Hill, Utah Petroleum Marketers and Retailers Association.

Spoke for the bill:     Larry Hansen, Utah Petroleum Marketers (handout)
             John Hill, Utah Petroleum Marketers and Retailers Association

Spoke against the bill: Kirk Torgensen, Chief Deputy Attorney General
             Matthew Piccolo, Sutherland Institute

MOTION:    
Rep. Last moved to transmit H.B. 325 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Bird, Rep. Brown, Rep. Morley, and Rep. Dunnigan voting in opposition.

H.B. 164    Trust Deed Foreclosure Changes (Rep. L. Christensen)

MOTION:    
Rep. Bird moved to replace H.B. 164 with 1st Substitute H.B. 164. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ipson absent for the vote.

Rep. Christensen explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Lawrence Dingivan, Zion's Bank
            Howard Headlee, Utah Bankers Association


Spoke against the bill: Paul Newton, Backman Title
             Scott Lundberg, Foreclosure Attorney
             Jonathan Hanks, Utah Housing Corporation
             Scott Simpson, Utah Credit Union Association

MOTION:    Rep. Duckworth moved to transmit 1st Substitute H.B. 164 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Froerer, Rep. Kiser, and Rep. Webb voting in opposition and Rep. Ipson and Rep. Last absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Duckworth moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ipson and Rep. Last absent for the vote.

Vice Chair Pitcher adjourned the meeting at 4:30 p.m.








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                         Rep. James Dunnigan, Chair