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FEBRUARY 1, 2012

Members Present:        Sen. Peter C. Knudson, Chair
                Sen. Casey Anderson
                Sen. Margaret Dayton
                Sen. Scott K. Jenkins
                Sen. Daniel Thatcher

Members Absent:        Sen. Luz Rubles

Staff Present:             Mr. Arthur Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
                 Ms. Cheryl Weight, Committee Secretary

A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.    

Chair Knudson called the meeting to order at 4:07 p.m.

Approval of Minutes

Sen. Anderson moved to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2012 and January 31, 2012 meetings. The motion passed unanimously.

S.B. 120    Off-duty Peace Officers' Employment (Sen. M. Dayton)

Sen. Dayton introduced and explained the bill.

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

1.    Page 2, Lines 31 through 32 :    

             31          (b) the policy under Subsection (1)(a) is

posted and publicly available on the      {   Internet

             32      and available at the law enforcement agency's main office for public inspection and copying  
  appropriate city, county, or state website       ;        or      

  (ii)              posted on the Utah Public Notice Website created in Section 63F-1-701 if the law enforcement agency does not have access to a website under Subsection (1)(b)(i).      

The motion passed with Sen. Jenkins voting in opposition.

Spoke for the bill:     Mr. Kelly Atkinson, Government Relations, Fraternal Order of                  Police
            Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah League of Cities & Towns

MOTION:    Sen. Dayton moved to pass the amended bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

S.B. 136    Billboard Amendments (Sen. W. Niederhauser)

Sen. Niederhauser requested that the bill be held .

MOTION:    Sen. Jenkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Chair Knudson adjourned the meeting at 4:24 p.m.

Minutes reported by Cheryl Weight, Secretary.

Sen. Peter C. Knudson, Committee Chair