20 House Building, Utah State Capitol Complex

March 8, 2016

Members Present:                Rep. Kay L. McIff, Chair

                                                Rep. Robert M. Spendlove, Vice Chair

                                                Rep. Stewart E. Barlow

                                                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


Members Absent:                   Rep. Melvin R. Brown

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

Chair McIff called the meeting to order at 10:17 a.m.


S.B. 199          Skilled Nursing Facility Amendments (Sen. B. Shiozawa)

Sen. Shiozawa presented the bill to the committee.


MOTION:     Rep. Thurston moved to replace S. B. 199 with 1st Substitute S.B. 199, Skilled Nursing Facility Amendments. The motion passed unanimously.


Spoke to the bill:        Scott Barlow, Revere Health


MOTION:     Rep. Kennedy moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 199 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.


First Substitute S.B. 154      Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (Sen. J. S. Adams)

Rep. Wilson presented the bill to the committee.


Spoke for the bill:       Dave Gessell, Utah Hospital Association


MOTION:     Rep. Ray moved to pass S.B. 154 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

Fourth Substitute S.B. 79    Child Welfare Revisions (Sen. A. Jackson)

At the request of the sponsor, the bill was not heard.


H.B. 442         Abortion Amendments (Rep. C. Oda)

The bill was not heard.


H.J.R. 21        Joint Resolution on Outdated Prescription Repository (Rep. V. L. Snow)

The resolution was not heard.


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

Chair Mciff adjourned the meeting at 10:40 a.m.

The committee extended their thanks to Chair Kay L. McIff for his long service to the House of Representatives.


Kay McIff, Chair