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MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
            
Members Present:    Sen. Stuart C. Reid, Committee Chair
            Sen. Patricia W. Jones
            Sen. Ralph Okerlund
            Sen. Aaron Osmond
            Sen. Jerry Stevenson
            Pres. Michael G. Waddoups

Member Absent:    Sen. Karen W. Morgan

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 2:13 p.m.
        
Approval of Minutes    

MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to approve the minutes of the February 7, 2012 meeting. The             motion passed unanimously with Sen. Osmond absent for the vote.

S.B. 164    Transportation Funding Amendments (Sen. J. Stevenson)

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

1.    Page 1, Lines 16 through 20 :    

             16      fund certain highway improvements
{   ; and   }        .      

             17          
{   .    provides that if project savings are identified by the Department of Transportation,

             18      and if the use of funds is not in violation of any agreement, the Department of
             19      Transportation shall provide $1,000,000 of the funds to West Jordan City for certain
             20      highway and trail improvements.  
}


2.    Page 4, Lines 98 through 103 :    

             98          
{   (8) If project savings are identified by the Department of Transportation from the funds

             99      provided to the Department of Transportation as described in Subsection (2)(b) and if the use
             100      of funds is not in violation of any agreement, the Department of Transportation shall provide


             101      $1,000,000 of the funds described in Subsection (2)(b) to West Jordan City for highway and
             102      trail improvements at 9000 South and the Jordan River crossing to allow for Jordan River trail
             103      park connectivity.  
}


The motion passed unanimously,

Sen. Stevenson introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Stevenson moved to send S.B. 164 out as amended with a favorable              recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

S.J.R. 13    Joint Resolution on Social Security (Sen. J. Valentine)

Sen. Valentine introduced and explained the resolution and answered questions from the committee.

MOTION:     Sen. Osmond moved to send S.J.R. 13 out with a favorable recommendation. The          The motion passed unanimously

H.B. 263    Unemployment Benefits for Military Spouse (Rep. L. Hemingway)

Rep. Hemingway introduced and explained the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Bill Starks, Vice Director, Division of Workforce Services
                Tom Bingham, Member, Employment Advisory Council

MOTION: Sen.Jones moved to send H.B. 263 out with a favorable recommendation. The              motion passed unanimously.

M OTION:     Sen. Osmond moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.     Chair Reid adjourned the meeting at 2:35 p.m.

    


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Sen. Stuart Reid, Committee Chair