House of Representatives  State of Utah

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TO:Members of the House Judiciary Standing Committee
Rep. Jon Hawkins, Chair
Rep. Nelson T. Abbott, Vice Chair
Committee Meeting

DATE:Friday, February 23, 2024
TIME:8:00 AM
LOCATION:110 Senate Building
Members of the public may participate in the meeting remotely by visiting the committee's webpage at to access the live streaming options.

- Call to order and approval of minutes from the February 21, 2024 meeting.

- The following bills are scheduled for consideration:
1. HB0127S02Bias Incident Reporting   (D. Owens )
2. HB0467Child Abandonment Amendments   (W. Brooks )
3. HB0539State Legal Dispute Amendments   (B. Brammer )
4. SB0079S01Estate Planning Recodification   (T. Weiler )
5. SB0095Domestic Relations Recodification   (T. Weiler )
6. SB0228Protective Order Amendments   (T. Weiler )
7. SB0202Regulations for Legal Services   (M. McKell )
8. SB0193S01Arbitration Amendments   (S. Pitcher )
9. SB0139S02Competency Amendments   (S. Pitcher )


Rep. Jon Hawkins, Chair
Rep. Nelson T. Abbott, Vice Chair

Rep. Cheryl K. ActonRep. Kera BirkelandRep. Tyler Clancy
Rep. Brian S. KingRep. Karianne LisonbeeRep. Anthony E. Loubet
Rep. Judy Weeks RohnerRep. Rex P. ShippRep. Christine F. Watkins
Rep. Mark A. Wheatley

Committee Analyst: Jonathan Adams, Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
Committee Secretary: Tisha Gibby

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