AGENDA

TRANSPORTATION INTERIM COMMITTEE

UTAH LEGISLATURE

 

                    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 • 8:30 a.m. • Room 210 Senate Building

 

 

1.     Committee Opening Business

·        Call to order

·        Approval of the minutes of the October 17, 2018, meeting

 

2.     Transportation Sales Tax Amendments (Draft Legislation)

The committee will consider draft legislation 2019FL-0565, “Transportation Sales Tax Amendments,” which combines two sales tax rates into one equivalent rate.

·        Rep. Kay J. Christofferson

·        Committee discussion/action

 

3.     Autonomous Vehicles (Draft Legislation)

The committee will consider draft legislation 2019FL-0819, “Autonomous Vehicle Regulations,” which allows the use of autonomous vehicles on roads in the state and regulates their registration, titling requirements, and operation.

·        Rep. Robert M. Spendlove

·        Committee discussion/action

 

4.     Driver License Modifications (Draft Legislation)

The committee will consider draft legislation 2019FL-0818, “REAL ID Act Compliance Amendments,” potential legislative changes to Utah’s drivers licenses to bring them into compliance with federal REAL ID requirements.

·        Sen. Wayne A. Harper

·        Committee discussion/action

 

5.     Transportation and Tax Review Task Force

The committee will hear a presentation from the Transportation and Tax Review Task Force regarding the actions and recommendations of the task force.

·        Sen. Wayne Harper

·        Rep. Kay Christofferson

·        Committee discussion/action

 

6.     State Highways

The committee will hear a statutorily required report from the Utah Department of Transportation regarding additions to and deletions from the state highway system.

·        Ms. Linda Hull, Policy and Legislative Services Director, Utah Department of Transportation

·        Committee discussion/action

 

 

 

 

 

7.     Utah Department of Transportation State of the System

The committee will hear a statutorily required report from the Utah Department of Transportation regarding the operation, maintenance, condition, and safety needs of the transportation system.

·        Mr. Carlos Braceras, Executive Director, Utah Department of Transportation

·        Committee discussion/action

 

8.     Utah Department of Transportation Strategic Initiatives

The committee will hear a statutorily required report from the Utah Department of Transportation regarding the strategic initiatives of the department.

·        Mr. Carlos Braceras, Executive Director, Utah Department of Transportation

·        Committee discussion/action

 

9.      Utah Transit Authority Board

The committee will hear a presentation from the appointed board members of the Utah Transit Authority regarding their background and plans for the Utah Transit Authority.

·        Ms. Beth Holbrook

·        Mr. Carlton Christensen

·        Committee discussion/action

 

10. Utah Transit Authority Study

The committee will hear a statutorily required report from the Utah Transit Authority and Utah Department of Transportation regarding a study of the feasibility of transitioning the Utah Transit Authority into a state entity.

·        Utah Department of Transportation

·        Utah Transit Authority

·        Committee discussion/action

 

11.  Extraterritorial Airports

The committee will hear a statutorily required report from the Salt Lake City Department of Airports regarding the highest and best use and operational strategy for extraterritorial airports it owns.

·        Salt Lake City Department of Airports

·        Committee discussion/action

 

12. Advancements in Vehicle Emissions Testing

The committee will hear an overview of advancements in vehicle emissions testing and their potential impact on the state.

·        Rep. Adam Robertson

·        Committee discussion/action

 

13. Other Items / Adjourn