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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
WORKFORCE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY
Room W025, House Office Building
February 27, 2012
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.
Rep. Jim Bird, Chair