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MINUTES OF THE SENATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Room 250, State Capitol
February 14, 2013
Sen. Evan J. Vickers, Chair
Sen. Allen M. Christensen
Sen. Brian E. Shiozawa
Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher
Sen. Luz Robles
Staff Present: Mr. Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
Ms. Nancy A. Skidmore, Committee Secretary
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Vickers called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.
Approval of Minutes
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved to approve the minutes of February 6, February 7, and
February 11, 2013. The motion passed unanimously.
HCR002 Concurrent Resolution to Reduce Obesity in Utah (S. Barlow)
Rep. Barlow presented and explained this bill.
Spoke in favor
of the bill: Ms. Michelle McOmber, Chief Executive Officer, Utah Medical
Ms. Nancy Day, President, Utah Recreation and Parks Association
Spoke in opposition
to the bill: Ms. Jackie De Gaston, Utah Eagle Forum
Sen. Thatcher moved to pass HCR002 out favorably. The motion passed
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved that HCR002 be placed on the Consent Calendar. The
motion passed unanimously.
2ND SUB. HB 81 Cytomegalovirus Public Health Initiative (R. Menlove)
Rep. Menlove presented and explained the bill.
Spoke in favor
of the bill: Sarah Doutre
Dr. Albert Park, Pediatrician, Ear, Nose, and Throat,
University of Utah and Primary Children's Hospital
Dr. Karl White, National Center for Hearing Assessment and
Management, Utah State University
Spoke to the bill: Robert T. Rolfs, Deputy Director, Utah Department of Health
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved to pass 2nd Sub. H.B. 81 out favorably. The motion passed
unanimously with Sen. Christensen absent for the vote.
MOTION: Sen. Thatcher moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously
with Sen. Christensen absent for the vote.
Chair Vickers adjourned the meeting at 3:03 p.m.
Minutes reported by Nancy A. Skidmore, Secretary.
Sen. Evan J. Vickers, Committee Chair