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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE JUDICIARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT & CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING

ROOM 250, STATE CAPITOL

January 31, 2012

Members Present:        Sen. Mark B. Madsen, Committee Chair
                Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard
                Sen. Ben McAdams
                Sen. Ross I. Romero
                Sen. Steve H. Urquhart
                Pres. Michael G. Waddoups
                Sen. Todd Weiler    
    
Staff Present:            Nathan Brady, Policy Analyst
                Karen C. Allred, Committee Secretary
    

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

Chair Madsen called the meeting to order at 2:20 p.m.

MOTION:    Sen. McAdams moved to approve the minutes of the January 27, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Romero and Sen. Hillyard absent for the vote.


S.B. 141    Reauthorization of Prohibitions on Practicing Law Without a License (Sen. S. Jenkins)

Sen. McAdams introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION:    Sen. McAdams moved to pass S.B. 141 out favorable.

SUBSTITUTE MOTION:    Sen. Urquhart moved to table S.B. 141.

SUBSTITUTE MOTION WITHDRAWN

SUBSTITUTE MOTION:    Sen. Urquhart moved to go on to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with Sen. McAdams, Sen. Romero and Sen. Weiler voting against.
    
S.B. 139    Child Custody Proceedings (Sen. L. Robles)
    
This bill was not heard.


MOTION:    Sen. Urquhart moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Weiler absent for the vote.

Chair Madsen adjourned the meeting at 2:34 p.m.     



Sen. Mark B. Madsen, Committee Chair