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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE REVENUE AND TAXATION STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING
ROOM 250 STATE CAPITOL

February 16, 2012
8:00 a.m.

Members Present:    Sen. Curtis S. Bramble, Chair
    Sen. Stuart Adams
    Sen. Ben McAdams
    Sen. Wayne L. Niederhauser
    Sen. Ross I. Romero
    Sen. John L. Valentine
    
Members Absent:    Sen. Howard A. Stephenson

Staff Present:    Mr. Phillip V. Dean, Policy Analyst
    Ms. Kathy Helgesen, Committee Secretary
    
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the Committee minutes.


Committee Chair Bramble called the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m.

H.B. 323    Sales and Use Tax Collection Amendments (Rep. D. Butterfield) (Sen. L. Hillyard) was not considered.

S.B. 273    Surplus Property Amendments (Sen. B. McAdams)


Sen. McAdams introduced and explained the bill.

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

1. Page 3, Lines 59 through 60

             59          (f) a facility for a charter school
{   applicant that has its application approved by a

             60      chartering entity in accordance with  
}
  under       Chapter 1a, Part 5, The Utah Charter Schools Act.



The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Niederhauser and Sen. Romero absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Sen. McAdams moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Sen. Niederhauser and Sen. Romero absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Sen. McAdams moved to place the bill on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Niederhauser and Sen. Romero absent for the vote.



Sen. Bramble relinquished the chair to Sen. Adams.

S.B. 180    Political Subdivision Ethics Amendments (Sen. C. Bramble)

Sen. Bramble introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION:    Sen. Bramble moved to replace S.B. 180 with 1st Sub. S.B. 180. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Niederhauser absent for the vote.

Sen. McAdams declared a conflict of interest.

Spoke to the bill:    Lincoln Shurtz, Utah League of Cities & Towns
        Roger Tew, Utah League of Cities & Towns
        Jennifer Kohler, Senior Counsel, Utah Transit Authority
        
Sen. Adams relinquished the chair to Sen. Niederhauser.

The committee discussed the bill.             
MOTION:     Sen. Adams moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
    
Chair Bramble adjourned the meeting at 9:19 a.m.


Minutes reported by Kathy Helgesen, Secretary.



        
         Sen. Curt S. Bramble, Committee Chair