Room 20, House Building

                                                            February 13, 2015


Members Present:    Rep. Kraig Powell, Chair 

Rep. Rich Cunningham, Vice Chair

                                    Rep. Sophia DiCaro 

Rep. Steve Eliason

                                    Rep. Brad Last 

Rep. Justin Miller

Rep. John Westwood

Members Absent:     Rep. Susan Duckworth

                                    Rep. Marie Poulson


Staff Present:            Mr. Benjamin N. Christensen, Policy Analyst

Ms. Linda Black, Committee Secretary


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

Rep. Powell called the meeting to order at 7:15 a.m.


MOTION:     Rep. Cunningham moved to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2015 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.


S.B. 11            Utah Retirement Systems Revisions (Sen. T. Weiler)

Sen. Weiler explained the bill.


Spoke to the bill:        Dee Larson, Utah Retirement Systems


MOTION:     Rep. Miller moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.


H.B. 208         School District Postemployment Health Insurance Benefits (Rep. S. Eliason)

Rep. Eliason explained the bill to the committee.


Spoke for the bill:       Elizabeth Weight, American Federation of Teachers, Utah


Spoke to the bill:        Kory Holdaway, citizen


MOTION:     Rep. Last moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.


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

Chair Powell adjourned the meeting at 7:55 a.m.


Rep. Kraig Powell, Chair