Senate Transportation, Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee - February 05, 2018

210 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Buxton called the meeting to order at 3:20 p.m.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to approve the minutes of 1/24/18 and 1/29/18.
 S.B. 128 Transportation Revisions (Buxton, D. G.)
 Sen. Anderegg assumed the chair.
 Sen. Buxton presented the bill.
 Mr. Shane Marshall, Deputy Director, Department of Transportation, explained the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass S.B. 128 out favorably.
 S.B. 136 Transportation Governance Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Buxton resumed the chair.
 Sen. Harper presented the bill.
 Ms. Kaitlin Eskelson, Executive Director, Tourism Industry Association, spoke to the bill with concerns.
 Mr. Des Barker, Utah Tourism Industry Association, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah Association of Counties, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jordan Garn, Executive Director, Utah Hotel and Lodging Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Wade Sherman, Vice President, Adobe, Co-Chair, Utah Transportation Coalition, and Ms. Sophia DiCaro, Co-Chair,Transportation Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ed Fowler, Controller, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, spoke to the bill with concerns.
 Ms. Ashley Soltysiak, Director, Sierra Club, spoke to the bill with concerns.
 Mr. Cameron Diehl, Executive Director, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Billy Hesterman, Vice President, Utah Tax Payers Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Carlos Braceras, Exeutice Director, Utah Department of Transportation, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. George Chapman, citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Andrew Gruber, Executive Director, Wasatch Front Regional Council, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mike Taylor, President, Utah Car Rental Association, spoke to the bill with some concerns.
 Mr. Bret Millburn, Davis County Commissioner and UTA Trustee, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jerry Benson, CEO, Utah Transit Authority, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Heather Williamson, State Director, Americans for Prosperity, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Kevin Emerson, Utah Clean Energy, spoke to the bill with suggestions.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to amend S.B. 136 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Dabakis moved to amend S.B. 136 with Amendment #2.
 Sen. Dabakis withdrew the motion.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass S.B. 136 out favorably as amended.
 S.B. 139 Public-Private Partnership Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Harper presented the bill.
 Mr. Michael Parker, Vice President of Public Policy, Salt Lake Chamber, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Van Tassell moved to pass S.B. 139 out favorably.
 Sen. Van Tassell moved to adjourn.
 Chair Buxton adjourned the meeting at 5:09 p.m.
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