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                    MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
                WORKFORCE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY
AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
Room W025, House Office Building
February 7, 2012

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Rep. Jim Bird, Chair
                    Rep. Dean Sanpei, Vice Chair
                    Rep. Keith Grover
                    Rep. David Litvack
                    Rep. Ronda Rudd Menlove    
                    Rep. Val Peterson
                    Rep. Mark Wheatley
                                                 
STAFF PRESENT:            Ben Christensen, Policy Analyst
                    Linda Service, Committee Secretary                 
Note:     A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Bird called the meeting to order at 4:01 p.m.

MOTION:     Rep. Grover moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Litvack, Rep. Menlove, and Rep. Sanpei were absent for the vote.

S.B. 131    Reauthorization of Utah Commission on Aging (Sen. P. Jones) (Rep. P. Arent)

Sen. Jones introduced the bill, assisted by Maureen Henry, Executive Director, Utah Commission on Aging.

Chair Bird disclosed to the committee that he sits on the Utah Commission on Aging at the request of the Speaker.

MOTION:    Rep. Litvack moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Menlove was absent for the vote.

S.B. 135    Sunset Reauthorization-human Services (Sen. A. Christensen) (Rep. B. Last)

Sen. Jones introduced the bill on behalf of Sen. Allen Christensen.

Ms. Jackie de Gaston, citizen, spoke to the bill.
Ms. Joyce Dolcourt, Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities, spoke in support of the bill.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to pass the bill out with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed. Chair Bird adjourned the meeting at 4:20 p.m.


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                    Rep. Jim Bird, Chair