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MINUTES OF THE SENATE BUSINESS & LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE

        
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING

FEBRUARY 1, 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. Kevin T. Van Tassell
        Sen. Todd Weiler
    
Staff Present:    Mr. Bryant R. Howe, Policy Analyst
        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 8:20 a.m.

Approval of Minutes

MOTION:    
Sen. moved to approve minutes of the January 30, 2012, meeting.     The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Urquhart absent for the vote.

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

Sen. Dunnigan introduced and explained the bill.

Mark Steinagle, Director, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing answered questions from the committee.

MOTION:    Sen. Weiler moved to adopt the following amendment:

1.    Page 3, Lines 67 through 72 :    

             67          (11) a person who:
    
  (a) is qualified to engage in the practice of barbering, cosmetology/barbering, esthetics, master-level esthetics, electrology, or nail technology in another jurisdiction as evidenced by licensure, certification, or lawful practice in the other jurisdiction;      

             68          
{   (a)   }        (b)       is employed by, or under contract with, a motion picture company; and

             69          
{   (b)   }        (c)       engages in the practice of barbering, cosmetology/barbering, esthetics, master-level


             70
     esthetics, electrology, or nail technology in the state:
             71          (i) solely to assist in the production of a motion picture; and
             72          (ii) for no more than 120 days per calendar year.

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

Spoke for the bill:     Candace Daly, National Federation of Independent Business

Spoke to the bill:    Peter Cannon, citizen

MOTION:    Sen. Davis moved to transmit H.B. 43 as amended with a favorable         recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Urquhart absent for         the vote.

S.B. 110    Deferred Deposit Lending and Forum Requirements (Sen. B. McAdams)

Sen McAdams introduced and explained the bill assisted by Judge Shauna Graves-Robertson, Salt Lake County Justice Court who further clarified the bill.

Spoke for the bill:     Danny Harrris, Director of Advocacy, AARP
             Linda Hilton, Coalition of Religious Communities
             Art Sutherland, Coalition of Religious Communities     
Spoke against the bill: Wendy Gibson, Check City, Utah Payday Association
    
MOTION:    
Sen. Davis moved to transmit S,B, 110 with a favorable recommendation. The         motion failed with Sens. Davis, Mayne and Weiler voting in favor, Sens. Valentine,         Bramble, Hinkins and Van Tassell voting in opposition and Sen. Urquhart absent         for the vote.

1st Sub. H.B. 29     Insurance Amendments (Rep. J. Dunnigan)

Rep. Dunnigan introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 107, Lines 3303 through 3304 :    

             3303          (c) shall make an offer described in Subsection (1)(a)
{   and (b)   } when requested by an

             3304      individual who is applying for coverage.



2.    Page 108, Lines 3315 through 3316 :    

             3315          (c) shall make an offer described in Subsection (1)(a)
{   and (b)   } when requested by a

             3316      small employer group who is applying for coverage.

The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Davis and Urquhart absent for the vote.

Spoke to the bill:    Brett Barratt, Deputy Insurance Commissioner, Department of Insurance

MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to transmit 1st Sub. H.B. 29 as amended with a favorable         recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Bramble, Davis and         Urquhart absent for the vote.
    

H.B. 33    Fireworks Amendments (Rep. J. Dunnigan)

Rep. Dunnigan introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to adopt the following amendments:

1.    Page 2, Line 34
    House Committee Amendments
    1-25-2012 :
    

             34          (a) between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.
  , except that on July 4 and July 24, the hours are 11 a.m. to midnight       :


2.    Page 2, Line 41
    House Committee Amendments
    1-25-2012 :
    

             41          
  (3) A person who violates the time restrictions stated in Subsections 2(a), 2(b), or 2(c) is guilty of an infraction.       [(b) on January 1 and December 31; and]


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

Brent R. Halladay, State Fire Marshall, Department of Public Safety clarified the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Gil Rodriguez, Fire Chief, Utah State Fire Department





MOTION:    Sen. Davis moved to transmit S.B. 33 as amended with a favorable         recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for         the vote .

MOTION:    Sen. Davis moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Bramble absent for the vote. Chair Valentine adjourned the meeting at 10:00 a.m.

    


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Sen. John Valentine, Committee Chair