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                     MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
Room 25 House Building
February 12, 2013

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Rep. Becky Edwards, Chair
                    Rep. Rich Cunningham, Vice Chair
                    Rep. Jim Bird
                    Rep. Richard Greenwood
                    Rep. Lynn Hemingway    
                    Rep. Brad Last
                    Rep. Ronda Rudd Menlove
                    Rep. Merrill Nelson
                    Rep. Curt Oda
                    Rep. Angela Romero
                    Rep. Brad Wilson                                                                        
STAFF PRESENT:            Ben Christensen, Policy Analyst
                    Rosemary Young, Committee Secretary
Note:     A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Vice Chair Cunningham called the meeting to order at 4:06 p.m.

MOTION:     Rep. Bird moved to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2013 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

S.B. 53    Intergenerational Welfare Reform (Sen. S. Reid)

Sen. Reid introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Karen Crompton        Voices for Utah Children
                Stan Rasmussen        Sutherland Institute
                Jon Pierpont            Department of Workforce Services

MOTION:    Rep. Edwards moved to pass out with a favorable recommendation S.B. 53. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Bird absent for the vote.

H.B. 94    Free Market Protection and Privatization Board Act Amendments (Rep. K. Stratton)

This bill was not heard.

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Bird absent for the vote.

Vice Chair Cunningham adjourned the meeting at 4:57 p.m.

                    Rep. Becky Edwards, Chair