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Room 20, West Office Building

February 22, 2013

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Lee B. Perry, Vice Chair
                Rep. Patrice Arent                
                Rep. LaVar Christensen
                Rep. Brian M. Greene
                Rep. Craig Hall
                Rep. Eric K Hutchings
                Rep. Brian S. King
                Rep. V. Lowry Snow

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Kay L McIff, Chair
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.

Vice Chair Lee B. Perry called the meeting to order at 8:16 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. King moved to approve the minutes of February 20, 2013. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Christensen, Rep. Greene, Rep. Hutchings, and Chair McIff absent for the vote.

H.B. 105    Serious Youth Offender Amendments (Rep. V. L. Snow)

Rep. Snow explained the bill to the committee with the assistance of Ms. Jacey Skinner, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission, who distributed a handout.

Spoke to the bill:    Mr. Ron Gordon, Executive Director, Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
            Mr. Paul Boyden, Director, Statewide Area Prosecutors

MOTION:    Rep. Snow moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Greene absent for the vote.

H.B. 111    Eminent Domain Amendments (Rep. L. Perry)

Vice Chair Perry relinquished the chair to Rep. Snow

Rep. Perry presented the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Perry moved to replace H.B. 111 with 1st Substitute H.B. 111, "Eminent Domain Amendments." The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Greene absent for the vote.

Mr. Craig Call, representing himself, explained the substitute to the committee, and distributed a handout.

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

    Strike:    lines 14-16
    Strike:    lines 21-25
    Strike:    lines 168-176
    Strike:    lines 427-451

MOTION:    Rep. King moved to hold the bill. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Hall absent for the vote.

Vice Chair Perry resumed the chair.

H.B. 114S01    Second Amendment Preservation Act (Rep. B. Greene)

Vice Chair Perry reminded the committee the bill had been explained in the previous meeting, and invited the public to comment on the bill.

Spoke in favor of the bill:        Connor Boyack    Libertas Institute
                    Ronald Mortensen
                    Jason Christensen
                    Stephanie Kearns
                    David Crozier
                    Kyle Crozier
                    Martin Rich
                    Siri Davidson
                    Robert Stevens

Spoke in favor of the bill: (con't)    Benjamin Hess
                    Brett Butler
                    Seth Porter
                    John Phelps

Spoke in opposition to the bill:        Sandy Krueger
                    Jean Hill        Catholic Diocese
                    Steve Gunn
                    Maryann Martindale

A handout was provided by Rep. K. Ivory and the Utah Sheriffs' Association

MOTION:    Due to time constraints, Rep. Hutchings moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

Vice Chair Perry adjourned the meeting at 9:57 a.m.

                        Kay L. McIff, Chair