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MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING
Members Present: Sen. Stuart C. Reid, Committee Chair
Sen. Patricia W. Jones
Sen. Karen W. Morgan
Sen. Ralph Okerlund
Sen. Aaron Osmond
Sen. Jerry Stevenson
Pres. Michael G. Waddoups
Staff Present: Mr. Ben Christensen, Policy Analyst
Ms. Karen Allred, Committee Secretary
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Reid called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.
S.B. 121 Workers' Compensation Waiver Amendments (Sen. K. Mayne)
Sen. Mayne explained the bill assisted by Alan Hennebold, Deputy Commissioner, Utah Labor Commission.
MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to send S.B. 121 out with a favorable recommendation .
The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Morgan and Stevenson absent for the vote.
Chair Reid welcomed Sen. Aaron Osmond as a member of the committee and relinquished the chair to Sen. Osmond.
S.B. 37 Intergenerational Poverty Provisions (Sen. S. Reid)
Chair Reid explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.
Spoke for the bill: Rick Little, Research Director, Department of Workforce Services
Matt Piccolo, Policy Analyst, Sutherland Institute
Spoke against the bill: Linda Hilton, Advocate, Crossroads Emergency Center
Spoke to the bill: Karen Silver, Advocate, Salt Lake Community Action Program
MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to send S.B. 37 out with a favorable recommendation.
The motion passed unanimously.
Sen. Osmond relinquished the chair back to Sen. Reid.
MOTION: Sen. Osmond moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Chair Reid adjourned the meeting at 4:46 p.m.