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

February 27, 2012

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Rep. Jim Bird, Chair
                    Rep. Dean Sanpei, Vice Chair
                    Rep. Keith Grover
                    Rep. David Litvack
                    Rep. Val Peterson
                    Rep. Mark Wheatley

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Rep. Ronda Rudd Menlove
                                                           
STAFF PRESENT:            Ben Christensen, Policy Analyst
                    Rosemary Young, 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 4:10 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Litvack moved to approve the minutes of the February 24, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Sanpei absent for the vote.

H.B. 186    State Licensing Amendments (Rep. D. McCay)

Rep. McCay explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Matthew Piccolo, Sutherland Institute

No action was taken on the bill.

H.B. 424    Museum Appropriation Amendments (Rep. T. Kiser)

Rep. Kiser explained the bill to the committee assisted by Michael Levinthal, Levinthal Capital, Alexandra Hesse, The Leonardo, and Greg Fredde, Merit Medical Systems, who distributed a handout.

MOTION:    Rep. Wheatley moved to send out H.B. 424 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Litvack and Rep. Sanpei absent for the vote.



H.B. 482    Severance Tax Funding for Certain Programs (Rep. K. Ivory)

Rep. Ivory explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke against the bill:    Allison Rowland, Voices for Utah Children

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to send out H.B. 482 with favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Rep. Wheatley voting in opposition and Rep. Litvack and Rep. Sanpei absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Grover moved to adjourn. The motion passed with Rep. Litvack and Rep. Sanpei absent for the vote.

Chair Bird adjourned the meeting at 5:06 p.m.









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                    Rep. Jim Bird, Chair