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MINUTES OF THE SENATE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS &
POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 415 STATE CAPITOL
March 14, 2013
Members Present: Sen. Margaret Dayton, Chair
Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard
Pres. Wayne L. Niederhauser
Sen. Luz Robles
Sen. Brian E. Shiozawa
Sen. Daniel Thatcher
Sen. Kevin T. Van Tassell
Staff Present: Mr. Rich North, Policy Analyst
Ms. Karen C. Allred, Committee Secretary
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 12:02 a.m.
Approval of Minutes
MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to approve the minutes of the March 7, 2013 meeting. The
motion passed unanimously with Sens. Hillyard, Niederhauser, Shiozawa and
Thatcher absent for the vote.
S.B. 289 Election Offense Amendments (Sen. P. Knudson)
MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to amend S.B. 289 as follows:
5, Line 144
Section 5. Coordinating S.B. 289 with S.B.
-- Technical changes.
The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Niederhauser, Shiozawa and Thatcher
absent for the vote.
Sen. Knudson introduced and explained the amended bill.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Ms. Maryann Martindale, Executive Director, Alliance for a Better
Mr. Ben Lusty, Attorney
MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to pass S.B. 289 out favorably. The motion passed
MOTION: Sen. moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Chair Dayton adjourned the meeting at 12:13 p.m.
Minutes reported by Karen C. Allred, Secretary.
Sen. Margaret Dayton, Committee Chair