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Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 25, 2014

Members Present:    Rep. Curt Oda, Chair
Rep. Richard Greenwood, Vice Chair                
            Rep. Dana Layton
            Rep. Paul Ray                            
            Rep. Edward Redd
            Rep. Jennifer Seelig            
            Rep. Robert Spendlove
            Rep. Keven Stratton
            Rep. Mark Wheatley

Members Absent:    Rep. Keith Grover
            Rep. Don Ipson         
Staff Present:    Mr. Nathan Brady, Policy Analyst
            Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary

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

Chair Oda called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Layton moved to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2014 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ray, Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Stratton absent for the vote.

H.B. 305    Safety Belt Law Revisions (Rep. L. Perry)

Rep. Perry explained the bill to the committee.

Spoke against the bill:    John Lowrence, attorney, Utah Association for Justice
                Roger Griffin, attorney, Craig Swapp and Associates

Spoke for the bill:        Mike Sontagg, Bear River Insurance
                Rolayne Fairclough, AAA Insurance

MOTION:    Rep. Greenwood moved to return the bill to the Rules Committee with a recommendation for interim study. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 137    Amendments to Driver License Sanctions for Alcohol or Drug Related Offenses (Rep. J. Knotwell)

At the request of the sponsor this bill was not considered.

H.B. 276    Disorderly Conduct Amendments (Rep. P. Ray)

At the request of the sponsor this bill was not considered.

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

Chair Oda adjourned the meeting at 8:35 a.m.

Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair