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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. 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
. provides that if project savings are identified by the Department of
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 :
(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.