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Room 20, West Office Building

January 31, 2013

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Kay McIff, Chair
                Rep. Lee Perry,Vice Chair
                Rep. Patrice Arent                
                Rep. LaVar Christensen
                Rep. Brian Greene
                Rep. Craig Hall
                Rep. Eric Hutchings
                Rep. Brian King
                Rep. V. Lowry Snow
STAFF PRESENT:        Ms. Chelsea Lloyd, Policy Analyst
                Ms. Linda Black, Committee Secretary

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

Chair McIff called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m., and introduced the committee.

H.B. 64    Felon's Right to Hold Office (Rep. C. Moss)

Rep. Moss presented the bill to the committee.

Spoke in opposition to the bill:     Ms. Marina Lowe, Legislative Counsel, ACLU
                 Mr. Dan Deuel, Legislative Liaison, Weber 9/12 Project

MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to hold the bill. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 27    Threat of Terrorism Penalty Amendments (Rep. E. Hutchings)

Rep. Hutchings presented the bill to the committee.

Spoke to the bill:    Ms. Jacey Skinner, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission

MOTION:    Rep. King moved to pass the bill out favorably.

MOTION:    Rep. Christensen moved to amend the bill.

Following further discussion, Rep. Christensen and Rep. King withdrew their motions.

MOTION:    Rep. King moved to hold the bill. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 80    Family Expenses Amendments (Rep. Johnny Anderson)

The bill was not considered in this meeting.

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

Chair McIff adjourned the meeting at 3:25 p.m.

                        Rep. Kay L. McIff, Chair