Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 14, 2018

415 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 8:11 AM.
 S.B. 108 Raw Milk Amendments (Hinkins, D.)
 Sen. Hinkins moved to replace S.B. 108 with 1st Substitute S.B. 108.
 Sen. Hinkins explained the bill.
 Scott Ericson, Deputy Commissioner, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, spoke to the bill.
 Mike Kohler, Manager, Dairy Producers of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sterling Brown, Public Policy, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Christensen assumed the chair.
 Coleen Dick, Cofounder, Onchenda Food Coop, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Symbria Patterson, Executive Director, Ded. Acre Center, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dave Davis , President, Utah Food Industry/ Utah Retail Merchants, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Dayton resumed the chair.
 Lee Ann Whetten, Citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Molly Davis, Policy Analyst, Libertas Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sheila McDonald, Utah Department of Health, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 108 out favorably.
 H.B. 60 Water Commissioner Amendments (Chew, S.)
 Rep. Chew explained the bill.
 John Reidhead, Director, Division of Finance, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 John Mendenhall, Water Commissioner, Spanish Fork, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Chris Hughes, Director of Purchasing, State of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 60 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 97 Local Food Advisory Council Amendments (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy explained the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 97 out favorably.
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes for January 31 and February 8, 2018.
 Sen. Christensen assumed the chair.
 S.B. 168 Utah Agricultural Code Amendments (Dayton, M.)
 Sen. Dayton introduced the bill.
 Scott Erickson, Deputy Commisioner, Department of Agriculture explained the bill.
 Sen. Vickers moved to amend S.B. 168 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass S.B. 168 out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:48 AM.
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