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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
January 26, 2012


Members Present:     Rep. Curt Oda, Chair
            Rep. Richard Greenwood, Vice Chair
            Rep. Patrice Arent            
            Rep. David Butterfield                        
            Rep. Craig Frank
            Rep. Keith Grover
            Rep. Greg Hughes                            
            Rep. Don Ipson
            Rep. David Litvack
            Rep. Daniel McCay
            Rep. Lee Perry        
            Rep. Jennifer Seelig    
        
Members Absent:    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. Greenwood called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.

H.B. 277    Graffiti Paraphernalia (Rep. J. Nielson)

Rep. Nielsen introduced and explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Ipson moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Hughes, Rep. Litvack, Rep. McCay, Rep. Perry, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

Rep. Greenwood relinquished the chair to Rep. Oda.

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

Rep. Greenwood introduced and explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Scott Stephenson, Director, Peace Officer Standards and Training.

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to adopt 1st. Substitute H.B. 252. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Frank, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Litvack, Rep. McCay, Rep. Perry, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.



MOTION:    Rep. Ispon moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously,         with Rep. Frank and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.

Rep. Greenwood resumed the chair.

MOTION:    Rep. Oda moved to approve the minutes of the January 24, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Butterfield, Rep. Frank, and Rep. Perry absent for the vote.

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

Rep. Ray introduced and explained the bill to the committee. (handout)

Spoke for the bill    Mr. Dave Davis, Utah Food Industry and Utah Retail Merchants Association
            Mr. Ron Gordon, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
            Ms. Jacey Skinner, Utah Sentencing Commission

Spoke to the bill:    Mr. Paul Boyden, Statewide Association of Prosecutors

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

H.B. 276    Aiding Sexual Solicitation (Rep. P. Ray)

Rep. Ray introduced and explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Paul Boyden, Statewide Association of Prosecutors
            Chief Chris Burbank, Salt Lake City Police Department

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

1.    Page 2, Line 29 :    

             29      association with another, to be used for prostitution or the promotion of prostitution;
{   [   } or      {   ]   }

      (iv) provides any service or commits any act that enables another person to commit a

violation of this Subsection (1)(a) or facilitates another person's ability to commit any violation of
this Subsection (1)(a); or  



2.    Page 2, Lines 31 through 34 :    

             31      of the acts prohibited by [this subsection.] Subsection (1)(a)
{   ; or   }        .      

             32          
{   (c) provides any service or commits any act that enables another person to commit a

             33      violation of Subsection (1)(a) or facilitates another person's ability to commit a violation of
             34      Subsection (1).  
}


The motion to amend passed unanimously.

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

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

This bill was not considered.

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

Rep. Greenwood adjourned the meeting at 3:30 p.m.







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                        Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair