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MINUTES OF THE SENATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 250
STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
FEBRUARY 2 , 2012

Members Present:        Sen. Allen M. Christensen, Chair
                Sen. Patricia W. Jones
                Sen. Mark B. Madsen
                Sen. Stuart C. Reid
                Sen. Luz Robles

Staff Present:            Mr. Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Ms. Karen C. Allred, Committee Secretary

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

Sen. Christensen called the meeting to order at 2:13 PM

S.B. 41    Regulation of Tanning Facilities (Sen. P. Jones)

MOTION:    Sen. Jones moved to replace S.B. 41 with 1st Sub. S.B. 41. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Reid absent for the vote.

Spoke to the bill:    Dr. Sancy Leachman, Dermatologist
            Dr. Robert Andtbacka, Surgeon
            Teresa Garrett, Utah Department of Health
Spoke for the bill:    Michelle McOmber, CEO, Utah Medical Association
            Lewis Garrett, Director of Health, Davis County Health Department
            Melissa Shepherd, Cancer Survivor
            Mary Ann Gerber, Cancer Survivor
            Maryam Safaee, Medical Student
Spoke against the bill:    Brian Moser, Owner, Tanning Salon
    
MOTION:    Sen. Jones moved to pass 1st Sub. S.B. 41 out favorably. The motion passed with Sen. Madsen voting in opposition.

H.B. 25    Patient Identity Validation (Rep. S. Barlow)

Rep. Barlow introduced and explained the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Kim Wirthlin, Associate Vice President, University of Utah Health Center

MOTION:    Sen. Robles moved to pass S.B. 25 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.



S.C.R. 2    Concurrent Resolution Encouraging Advance Health Care Directives (Sen. P. Jones)

Sen. Jones introduced and explained the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Maureen Henry, Executive Director, Utah Commission on Aging

MOTION:    Sen. Jones moved to pass S.C.R. 2 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Sen. Jones moved to place S.C.R. 2 on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously.

1st Sub. H.B. 46    Electronic Personal Medical Records (Rep. R. Menlove)

Rep. Menlove introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION:    Sen. Reid moved to amend 1st Sub. H.B. 46 as follows:

1.    Page 2, Lines 49d through 49e
    House Floor Amendments
    1-30-2012 :
    

             49d          (C) beginning July 1, 2012,
{   each time   }        when       the program sends      {   a written document   }        enrollment or renewal information       to the

             49e      enrollee and
{   each time   }        when       the enrollee logs onto the program's website, the enrollee shall receive


2.    Page 7, Lines 192d through 192e
    House Floor Amendments
    1-30-2012 :
    

             192d          (C) beginning July 1, 2012,
{   each time   }        when       the program sends      {         a written document         }        enrollment or renewal information       to the

             192e      enrollee and
{   each time   }        when       the enrollee logs onto the program's website, the enrollee shall receive


     The motion passed unanimously.

Spoke to the bill:    Jan Root, President, CEO, Utah Health Information Network

MOTION:    Sen. Jones moved to pass 1st Sub. H.B. 46 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Sen. Reid moved to approve the minutes of January 30, 2012. The motion passed

unanimously with Sen. Madsen absent for the vote.

Sen. Reid assumed the Chair

S.B. 149    Division of Child and Family Services Amendments (Sen. A. Christensen)
    
Sen. Christensen introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION:    Sen. Christensen moved to pass S.B. 149 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen absent for the vote.

MOTION:     Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Madsen absent for the vote.

The meeting adjourned at 4:05 p.m.

Minutes reported by Karen C. Allred, Secretary.





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                    Sen. Allen M. Christensen, Committee Chair