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Room 25, House Office Building
February 11, 2013, 2013

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
                Rep. LaVar Christensen, Vice Chair
                Rep. Stewart Barlow
                Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
                Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
                Rep. Brian M. Greene
                Rep. Michael S. Kennedy
                Rep. Ronda Rudd Menlove
                Rep. Edward H. Redd
STAFF PRESENT:        Mr. Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Ms. Linda Black, House Secretary

Note:    A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Ray called the meeting to order at 2:07 p.m.

1st Sub. S.B. 49    Child Welfare Modifications (Sen. W. Harper)

Sen. Harper presented the bill to the committee.

Spoke to the bill:    Mr. Brent Platt, Director, Division of Child and Family Services
            Mr. Craig Bunnell, Deputy Director, Office of Guardian ad Litem
            Mr. Rick Schwermer, Administrative Office of the Courts
            Ms. Cherilyn Eagar
            Ms.Cherie Rawlings

Spoke in opposition
to the bill:        Ms. Lynne Skowronski

MOTION:    Rep. Christensen moved that the committee move to the next item on the agenda.

MOTION:    Rep. Menlove moved to pass the bill out favorably. The substitute motion passed with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Christensen, Rep. Greene, and Rep. Redd voting in opposition.

H.B. 212    Disease Testing for Public Safety Officers Amendments (Rep. D. Brown)

Rep. D. Brown presented the bill to the committee

Spoke to the bill:    Mr. Adam Trupp, Utah Association of Counties

MOTION:    Rep. Barlow moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 5, Lines 132 through 135 :    

             132          [(14)] (15) If the individual is incarcerated, the incarcerating authority shall either draw
             133      the blood specimen or shall pay the expenses of having the individual's blood drawn.
{       (16) The results of testing performed under this section are not admissible in any civil

             135      or criminal proceeding.  

The motion failed, with Rep. Barlow voting in favor.

MOTION:    Rep. Kennedy moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Kennedy moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

Chair Ray adjourned the meeting at 3:45 p.m.

                         Rep. Paul Ray, Chair