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MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
            
Members Present:    Sen. Stuart C. Reid, Committee Chair
            Sen. Patricia W. Jones
            Sen. Karen W. Morgan
            Sen. Ralph Okerlund
            Sen. Aaron Osmond
            Pres. Michael G. Waddoups

Member Absent:    Sen. Jerry Stevenso

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 2:21 p,.m

Approval of Minutes        
    

MOTION: Sen. Osmond moved to approve the minutes of the February 1, 2012 meeting. The             motion passed unanimously with Sens. Morgan and Okerlund absent for the vote.

Committee Chair Reid announced that S.J.R 2 will not be heard today.

S.B. 52    Workers' Compensation Act Amendments (Sen. S. Urquhart)l

Sen. Urquhart introduced and explained the bill assisted by Dennis Lloyd, Sr. Vice President, Workers' Compensation Fund, who further explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.:

MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to transmit S.B. 52 with a favorable recommendation. The             motion passed unanimously.

M OTION:     Sen. Morgan moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.     Chair Reid adjourned the meeting at 2:40 p.m.

    


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                        Sen. Stuart Reid, Committee Chair