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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, Assistant Director
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 2: p.m.
Approval of Minutes
MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to approve minutes of the February 7, 2012, meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Bramble, Davis and Weiler absent for the vote.
S.B. 173 Utah Fit Premises Modifications (Sen. B. McAdams)
Sen. McAdams introduced and explained the bill.
Spoke for the bill: Paul Smith, Utah Apartment Association
Shawn Teizon, Advocate, Utah Community Action Partnership Association
Spoke to the bill: Karen Silver, Salt Lake Community Action Program
Linda Hull, Department of Transportation
MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to transmit S.B. 173 with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed with Sens. Davis, Mayne, Urquhart, Van Tassell and Weiler voting in favor of the bill, Sens. Valentine and Hinkins voting in opposition and Sen. Bramble absent for the vote.
S.B. 119 Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Sampling Amendments (Sen. R. Romero)
Sen. Romero introduced and explained the bill.
Spoke for the bill: Kristian Jelm, Young's Market Company
Tracey Thompson, Vice President, Vine Lore
Melva Sine, President/CEO, Utah Restaurant Association
MOTION: Sen. Davis moved to transmit S.B. 119 with a favorable recommendation. The motion failed with Sens. Davis, Mayne and Urquhart voting in favor of the bill; Sens. Valentine, Bramble, Van Tassell and Weiler voting in opposition and Sen Hinkins absent for the vote.
MOTION: Sen. Davis moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Chair Valentine adjourned the meeting at 3:07 p.m.