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MINUTES OF THE SENATE BUSINESS & LABOR STANDING COMMITTEE

        
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 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, 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.

    


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Sen. John Valentine, Committee Chair