Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality

Appropriations Subcommittee


The committee chairs have scheduled the following meeting:


                                    DATE:      Wednesday, October 18, 2017

                                    TIME:       8:30 a.m.

                                    PLACE:    Room 210, Senate Building





Sen. David P. Hinkins, Chair

Rep. Kay J. Christofferson, Chair

Rep. Scott H. Chew, House Vice Chair


                  Sen. Jim Dabakis                                              Rep. Carl R. Albrecht

                  Sen. Margaret Dayton                                       Rep. Stewart E. Barlow

                  Sen. Don Ipson                                                 Rep. Susan Duckworth

                  Sen. Peter C. Knudson                                      Rep. Stephen G. Handy

                  Sen. Ralph Okerlund                                         Rep. Karen Kwan

                  Sen. Evan Vickers                                            Rep. Michael E. Noel

                                                                                          Rep. Lee B. Perry

                                                                                          Rep. Douglas V. Sagers

                                                                                          Rep. Keven J. Stratton

                                                                                          Rep. Christine F. Watkins



Staff:          Ivan D. Djambov, Fiscal Analyst                       Alex Wilson, Fiscal Analyst

                                                                                          Greta Rodebush, Secretary



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Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality

Appropriations Subcommittee

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 8:30 a.m.



1.      8:30 a.m.      Call to Order


2.      8:31 a.m.      Approval of Minutes


3.      8:35 a.m.      Water Data Accuracy Report


4.      8:45 a.m.      Budget Review: DEQ Drinking Water, Water Quality (Sen. Vickers)


5.      8:55 a.m.      Budget Review: DNR Utah Geological Survey, DEQ Air Quality (Rep. Noel)


6.      9:05 a.m.      Budget Review: DEQ Executive Director’s Office, Waste Management and Radiation                      Control, Environmental Response and Remediation, Hazardous Substance Mitigation Fund                      (Rep. Perry)


7.      9:15 a.m.      Budget Review: DNR Internal Service Fund, Restricted Funds (Rep. Albrecht)


8.      9:25 a.m.      Budget Review: DNR Parks and Recreation (Rep. Sagers)


9.      9:40 a.m.      Budget Review: State Fair, UDAF Predatory Animal Control, Regulatory Services, Resource                      Conservation, Salinity (Rep. Stratton)


10.  9:55 a.m.      Budget Review: UDAF Admin, Animal Health (Rep. Watkins)


11.  10:05 a.m.    Budget Review: DNR Oil, Gas and Mining (Rep. Duckworth)


12.  10:15 a.m.    Budget Review: DNR Forestry, Fire and State Lands (Sen. Dabakis)


13.  10:25 a.m.    Budget Review: Office of Energy Development (Sen. Knudson)


14.  10:35 a.m.    Budget Review: DNR Admin, Building, Pass Thru, Species Protection (Rep. Barlow)


15.  10:45 a.m.    DNR Public Relations Consolidation Report


16.  11:00 a.m.    Other Business