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MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
            
Members Present:    Sen. Stuart C. Reid, Committee Chair
            Sen. Ralph Okerlund
            Sen. Aaron Osmond
            Sen. Jerry Stevenson

Members Excused:    Pres. Michael G. Waddoups
            Sen. Patricia W. Jones
            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 8:00 a.m.
        
Approval of Minutes    

MOTION: Sen. Osmond moved to adopt the minutes of the February 16, 2012 meeting. The              motion passed unanimously with Sen. Stevenson absent for the vote.

S.B. 274    Legislative Committee Amendments (Sen. S. Reid)

Sen. Reid introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to sent out S.B.74 with a favorable recommendation. The              motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Sen. Reid moved that S.B. 274 be placed on the Consent Calendar. The motion              passed unanimously.

S.J.R. 25    Joint Resolution Honoring Steve Appleton (Sen. J. Valentine)

Sen. Osmond introduced and explained the bill on behalf of Sen. Valentine.

MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to send S.J.R. 25 out with a favorable recommendation. The              motion passed unanimously.

H.J.R. 17    Joint Resolution on Interim Committee Name Change (Rep. J. Bird)

Rep. Bird introduced and explained the bill.



MOTION:
Sen. Stevenson moved to send H.J.R. 17 out with a favorable recommendation.              The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION: Sen. Stevenson moved to place H.J.R. 17 on the Consent Calendar. The motion              passed unanimously.

H.B. 312    Veteran Employment Tax Credit (Rep. D. Ipson)

Rep. Ipson introduced and explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

MOTION: Sen. Stevenson moved to send H.B.312 out with a favorable recommendation. The              motion passed unanimously.

M OTION:     Sen. Osmund moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.     Chair Reid adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

    


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Sen. Stuart Reid, Committee Chair