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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 28, 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. Don Ipson            
            Rep. Daniel McCay                    
            Rep. Jennifer Seelig            
            Rep. Bill Wright

Members Excused:    Rep. Greg Hughes
            Rep. David Litvack

Members Absent:    Rep. Lee Perry        

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 4:13 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to approve the minutes of the February 27, 2012. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Butterfield, Rep. Ipson, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

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

Rep. Wright introduced and explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Mr. Ron Bigelow, Governor's Office of Planning and Budget and Mr. Rod Betit, Utah Hospital Associations. (handout)

MOTION:    Rep. Wright moved to hold the bill in committee. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ipson, Rep. McCay, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

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

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


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

1.    Page 2, Line 28 :    

             28      alleged violation;
{   and   }       

    . provides that a law enforcement agency that receives a report shall issue a warning citation that does not involve a fine, court appearance, or a person's driving record to the registered owner of the vehicle; and  


2.    Page 5, Lines 121 through 122 :    

             121          (3) A law enforcement agency that receives a report in accordance with Subsection (2)
  :      

             122     
  (a)       may have a peace officer initiate an investigation of the reported violation        ; and

    (b) shall issue a warning citation that does not involve a fine, court appearance, or a person's driving record to the registered owner of the vehicle  
.


The motion to amend passed unanimously, with Rep. Ipson, Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Wright absent for the vote.

H.B. 465    Inmate Medical Donation Act (Rep. S. Eliason)

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

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

MOTION:    Rep. Arent moved to place H.B. 465 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover 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