House of Representatives  State of Utah

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TO:Members of the House Health and Human Services Standing Committee
Rep. Merrill F. Nelson, Chair
Rep. Candice B. Pierucci, Vice Chair
Electronic Committee Meeting

DATE:Friday, January 28, 2022
TIME:2:00 PM
ANCHOR LOCATION:30 House Building
*This electronic meeting may be held without an anchor location if the committee chair determines that conducting the meeting with an anchor location presents a substantial risk to the health and safety of those who may be present at the anchor location. Whether the meeting is conducted with or without an anchor location, members of the public may participate remotely in the meeting. To participate remotely in the electronic meeting, please visit the committee’s webpage at to access the live streaming options.

- Call to order and approval of minutes of the January 25, 2022 meeting.

- The following bills are scheduled for consideration:
1. HB0058Surgical Smoke Evacuation System Requirements   (R. Lesser)
2. HB0219Uniform Unregulated Child Custody Transfer Act   (M. Nelson)
3. SB0044S01Mental Health Professional Practice Act Amendments   (M. Kennedy)
4. HB0080Diabetes Prevention Program   (S. Harrison)
5. HB0210Primary Care Spending Amendments   (C. Pierucci)
6. HB0176Utah Health Workforce Act   (N. Thurston)
7. HB0074End of Life Prescription Amendments   (J. Dailey-Provost)
8. HB0077Contraception for Inmates   (J. Dailey-Provost)


Rep. Merrill F. Nelson, Chair
Rep. Candice B. Pierucci, Vice Chair

Rep. Cheryl K. ActonRep. Stewart E. BarlowRep. Jennifer Dailey-Provost
Rep. Steve EliasonRep. Sandra HollinsRep. Marsha Judkins
Rep. Rosemary T. LesserRep. Kelly B. MilesRep. Karen M. Peterson
Rep. Robert M. SpendloveRep. Raymond P. Ward

Committee Analyst: Seth Anderson, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
Committee Secretary: Jordan Gage

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