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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 27, 2012


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

Members Absent:    Rep. David Butterfield
            Rep. Daniel McCay        

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 8:10 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Oda moved to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Ipson, and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.

S.B. 236    Gps Tracking Authority (Sen. T. Weiler)

Sen. Weiler introduced and explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Mr. Wade Farraway, Office of the Utah Attorney General.

MOTION:    Rep. Arent moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Ipson and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Rep. Frank moved to place S.B. 236 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Ipson, and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Frank moved to saunter for 5 minutes. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Ipson, and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.


Rep. Greeenwood resumed the meeting at 8:15 a.m.

1st Sub. S.B. 25    Driver License and Identification Card Amendments (Sen. K. Van Tassell)

Sen. VanTassell introduced and explained the bill to the committee .

MOTION:    
Rep. Arent moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover and Rep. Ipson absent for the vote .

MOTION:    Rep. Oda moved to place 1st Substitute S.B. 25 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover and Rep. Ipson absent for the vote.

H.B. 442    County Correctional Funding Amendments (Rep. M. Noel)

Rep. Noel introduced and explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Mr. Gary Ricks, Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Reed Richards, Weber Count Attorney
            Mr. Brent Gardner, Utah Association of Counties

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

H.B. 456    Traffic Violations Around School Buses (Rep. B. Wilson)

This bill was not considered.

H.B. 463    Medicaid Inspector General (Rep. B. Wright)

This bill was not considered.

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

Rep. Greenwood adjourned the meeting at 8:50 a.m.





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                        Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair