House Transportation Committee - February 09, 2018

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Wilde called the meeting to order.
 H.B. 64 Distracted Driver Amendments (Moss, C.)
 Rep. Carol Spackman Moss presented the bill with the assistance of Ms.Terryl Warner, Victim Services Coordinator, Cache County Attorney's Office.
 Handouts "2016 Utah Crash Facts" and "Effectiveness of Hands-Free Laws" was distributed to the committee.
 Ms. Leslee Henson Rasmussen, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Carrie Silcox, Deputy Director, Utah Highway Safety Office, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Rachel Peterson, Safety Commissioner, Utah Parent Teacher Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Elissa Schee, Never Forget Margay, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mel Parkes, American Radio Relay League, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Brian Allen, American Family Insurance, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Colonel Michael Rapich, Utah Highway Patrol, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Molly Davis, Policy Analyst, Libertas Institute, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Westwood moved to pass H.B. 64 out favorably.
 Rep. Kwan moved to move to next agenda item.
 Rep. Kwan withdrew the motion.
 Rep. Westwood's motion to pass H.B. 64 out favorably.
 Rep. Westwood moved to approve the minutes of February 6, 2018.
 H.C.R. 11 Concurrent Resolution Urging Congress to Repeal the Jones Act (Wheatley, M.)
 Rep. Mark A. Wheatley explained the bill.
 Rep. Moss moved to pass H.C.R. 11 out favorably.
 S.B. 55 Motor Vehicle Registration Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Wayne A. Harper explained the bill.
 Rep. Westwood moved to amend S.B. 55 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Kwan moved to pass S.B. 55 as amended out favorably.
 1st Sub. S.B. 56 Vehicle Platooning Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Wayne A. Harper explained the bill.
 Rep. Westwood moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 56 out favorably.
 H.B. 171 Motor Vehicle Emissions Amendments (Romero, A.)
 Rep. Angela Romero presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Jessica Reimer, Policy Associate, HEAL Utah, Mr. Cameron Mitchell, Executive Director, Utah Association of Local Health Departments and Mr. Dennis Keith, Director, Davis County Environmental Health Division.
 Mr. Bryce Bird, Director, Division of Air Quality, Utah Department of Environmental Quality, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Kennedy moved to replace H.B. 171 with 1st Substitute H.B. 171.
 Rep. Westwood moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 171 out favorably.
 Rep. Robertson moved to adjourn.
 Rep. Westwood's motion to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 171 out favorably
 Rep. Westwood moved to adjourn.
 Vice Chair Wilde adjourned the meeting.
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