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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
January 24, 2012


Members Present:     Rep. Curt Oda, Chair
            Rep. Richard Greenwood, Vice Chair
            Rep. Patrice Arent            
            Rep. David Butterfield                        
            Rep. Craig Frank            
            Rep. Greg Hughes                            
            Rep. Don Ipson
            Rep. David Litvack
            Rep. Daniel McCay
            Rep. Lee Perry        
            Rep. Jennifer Seelig            
            
Members Absent:    Rep. Keith Grover
            Rep. Bill Wright        

Staff Present:         Mr. Nathan Brady, Policy Analyst
            Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary

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

Rep. Oda called the meeting to order at 4:10 p.m.

H.B. 14    Civil Commitment Amendments (Rep. B. Daw)

Rep. Daw introduced and explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Paul Boyden, Statewide Association of Prosecutors, and Mr. Ron Gordon, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 2, Line 57 :    

             57      mouth
{   of   }        or       anus of either individual, regardless of the gender of either participant; or


The motion to amend passed unanimously.

Spoke to the bill:    Mr. Adam Trupp, Utah Association of Counties
            Ms. Jan Ferre, Legislative Committee for People With Disabilities

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Edward Smart, parent advocate


MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 40    Gambling Amendments (Rep. D. Ipson)

Rep. Ipson introduced and explained the bill with the assistance of Mr.Clinton Drake, Assistant City Attorney, Layton City.

MOTION:    Rep. Arent moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 44    Theft Amendments (Rep. P. Ray)

This bill was not considered.

H.B. 49    Firearms Revisions (Rep. P. Ray)

This bill was not considered.

H.B. 252    POST Certification Waivers (Rep. R. Greenwood)

This bill was not considered.

MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

Rep. Oda adjourned the meeting at 4:55 p.m.









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                        Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair