MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
20 House Building, Utah State Capitol Complex
February 23, 2016
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 4:10 p.m.
H.B. 375 Prescription Drug Abuse Amendments (Rep. L. Christensen)
Rep. Christensen explained H.B. 375 to the committee, and provided four handouts.
Spoke to the bill: Lincoln Shurtz, CVS Health
Dave Davis, president, Utah Retail Merchants Association
Mark Brinton, Utah Medical Association
Wayne Jones, Utah Pharmacy Association
Spoke for the bill: Mark Lewis
MaryJo McMillen, Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness
MOTION: Rep. Redd moved to replace H.B. 375 with 1st Substitute H.B. 375, Prescription Drug Abuse Amendments. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Redd moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 375 out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. Barlow moved to hold the bill in committee. The motion passed with Rep. Hall, Rep. Kennedy, Rep. Ray, and Rep. Redd voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Brown moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Vice Chair Spendlove adjourned the meeting at 6:10 p.m.
Kay McIff, Chair