MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
25 House Building, Utah State Capitol Complex
February 12, 2015
Members Present: Rep. Kay L. McIff, Chair
Rep. Robert M. Spendlove, Vice Chair
Rep. Stewart E. Barlow
Rep. Melvin R. Brown
Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
Rep. Craig Hall
Rep. Sandra Hollins
Rep. Michael S. Kennedy
Rep. Paul Ray
Rep. Edward H. Redd
Rep. Norman J. Thurston
Rep. Raymond P. Ward
Staff Present: Mr. Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
Ms. Linda Black, House Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes
Vice Chair Spendlove called the meeting to order at 3:52 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Barlow moved to approve the minutes of the February 9, 2015, meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. McIff, and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.
H.B. 112 Hearing Instrument Specialist Amendments (Rep. G. Froerer)
Rep. Froerer explained 1st Substitute H.B. 112 to the committee and distributed a handout provided by Utah Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Spoke for the bill: Dr. Anne Lobdell, audiologist
Dr. Enoch Cox, audiologist, Utah speech-Language Hearing Association
Kristin Rector, Assistive Listening Company
Maile Keone, Assistive Listening Company
MOTION: Rep. Brown moved to replace H.B. 112 with 1st Substitute H.B. 112, Hearing Instrument Specialist Amendments. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Hall, Rep. Kennedy, and Chair McIff absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Redd moved to pass the bill out favorably as substituted. The motion passed with Rep. Thurston voting in opposition and Rep. Barlow, Rep. Hall, and Rep. Kennedy absent for the vote.
S.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Urging Interstate Sharing of Putative Father Registry Information (Sen. L. Escamilla)
Sen. Escamilla explained the resolution to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: Barry Nangle, Utah Department of Health
MOTION: Rep. Ward moved to pass the resolution out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Brown, Rep. Hall, Rep. Kennedy, Chair McIff, and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Barlow moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Brown, Rep. Hall, Rep. Kennedy, Chair McIff, and Rep. Ray absent for the vote.
Vice Chair Spendlove adjourned the meeting at 5:15 p.m.
Kay L. McIff, Chair