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MINUTES OF THE SENATE BUSINESS & LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE

        
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING

MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012


Members Present:    Sen. John L. Valentine, Chair
        Sen. Curtis S. Bramble
        Sen. Gene Davis
        Sen. David Hinkins
        Sen. Karen Mayne
        Sen. Stephen H. Urquhart
        Sen. Todd Weiler

Members Excused:    Sen. Kevin T. Van Tassell     
Staff Present:    Mr. Bryant R. Howe, Policy Analystl
        Ms. Karen Allred, Committee Secretary
        
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Valentine called the meeting to order at 4:20 p.m.

Approval of Minutes

MOTION:    
Sen. Davis moved to approve minutes of the January 25, 2012 meeting.     The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Bramble and Mayne absent for the vote..

S.B. 42    Limitation on Action to Recover Deficiency Following Short Sale (Sen. W. Niederhauser)

Sen. Niederhauser introduced and explained the bill.

Spoke for the bill:     Amanda Mendhall, Realtor, Utah Association of Relators

Spoke to the bill:     Howard Headlee, President, Utah Bankers Association

MOTION:    Sen. Hinkins moved to transmit S.B. 42 with a favorable recommendation.

The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Bramble and Mayne absent for the vote.

H.B. 27    General Building Contractor Amendments (J. Dunnigan)

Rep. Dunnigan introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION:    Sen. Davis moved to transmit H.B. 27 with a favorable recommendation.


        The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Sen. Davis moved that H.B. 27 be placed on the Consent Calendar.

        The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for the vote.

H.B. 43    Barber, Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Electrologist, and Nail Technician Act
        Amendments (Rep. J. Dunnigan)

Rep. Dunnigan introduced and explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

Chair Valentine stated that the committee would proceed to the next item on the agenda and that this bill would be considered at the next committee meeting.

H.B 45     State Fire Code Amendments (J. Dunnigan)

Rep. Dunnigan introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION:    Sen. Weiler moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 4, Line 94 :    

             94      brush-covered,
  or       forest-covered      {   , or other designated   } areas is prohibited except in approved areas


2.    Page 7, Lines 191 through 194 :    

             191      antifreeze solution by volume with which the system is filled,
{   the date the antifreeze was

             192      replaced, if applicable,  
}
the name of the contractor that tested
{   or replaced   } the antifreeze solution,

             193      the contractor's license number,
{   a statement indicating if the entire system was drained and

             194      replaced with antifreeze,  
}
and a warning to test the concentration of the antifreeze solutions at

The motion passed unanimously.

Spoke for the bill:    Brent R. Halliday, State Fire Marshal, Department of Public Safety

MOTION:    Sen. Davis moved to transmit H.B. 45 as amended with a favorable

        recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for the         vote.

MOTION: Sen. Davis moved that S.B. 45 as amended be placed on the Consent Calendar. The         motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Sen. Hinkins moved to adjourn.

Chair Valentine adjourned the meeting at 4:50 p.m.

    


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Sen. John Valentine, Committee Chair