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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
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
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
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:
5, Lines 132 through 135
(14)] (15) If the individual is incarcerated, the incarcerating authority shall either
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
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
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