House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 15, 2018

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Albrecht called the meeting to order at 7:01 a.m.
 H.B. 314 Class B and Class C Road Funds Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill.
 H.C.R. 10 Concurrent Resolution Approving the Statewide Resource Management Plan (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to amend H.C.R. 10 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Noel moved to pass H.C.R. 10 out favorably as amended.
 H.B. 314 Class B and Class C Road Funds Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel further explained the bill assisted by Mr. Lincoln Shurtz, Utah Association of Counties.
 Rep. Handy moved to replace H.B. 314 with 1st Substitute H.B. 314.
 Rep. Handy moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 314 out favorably.
 Rep. Sandall moved to approve the minutes of the February 13, 2018 meeting.
 H.B. 249 Statewide Resource Management Plan Adoption (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill assisted by Mr. Redge Johnson, Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office.
 Rep. Barlow assumed the chair.
 Rep. Sandall moved to replace H.B. 249 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 249.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 249 out favorably.
 Ms. Tammy Pearson, Commissioner, Beaver County, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Sandall's motion to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 249 out favorably.
 Rep. Albrecht resumed the chair.
 H.B. 327 Rural Online Initiative (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the initiative assisted by Mr. Victor Iverson, Commissioner, Washington County, Mr. Darin Bushman, Commissioner, Piute County, and Mr. Ken White, Utah State University Extension, and distributed a handout.
 Ms. Pearson spoke for the initiative..
 Mr. Mark Whitney, Commissioner, Beaver County, spoke for the initiative.
 Mr. Newell Harward, Commissioner, Wayne County, spoke for the initiative.
 Mr. Jim Matson, Commissioner, Kane County, spoke for the initiative.
 Rep. Sagers moved to replace H.B. 327 with 1st Substitute H.B. 327.
 Rep. Sagers moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 327 out favorably.
 H.C.R. 7 Concurrent Resolution on Environmental and Economic Stewardship (Edwards, R.)
 Rep. Edwards explained the resolution.
 Ms. Piper Christian, Senior, Logan High School, spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. Wes Carter, Junior, Logan High School, spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. Logan Christian, graduate, Utah State University, spoke for the resolution.
 Ms. Meridian Wappett, Junior, Logan High School student, spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. Kai Torrens, Junior, Logan High School, spoke for the resolution.
 Ms. Mishka Banun, West High School, spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. Damian Mora, Garbett Homes, spoke for the resolution.
 Ms. Elizabeth Hansen, Senior, Logan High School, spoke for the resolution.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to replace H.C.R. 7 with 1st Substitute H.C.R. 7.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass 1st Substitute H.C.R. 7 out favorably.
 H.B. 215 Navajo Trust Fund Amendments (Westwood, J.)
 Rep. Westwood explained the bill.
 Mr. John Reidhead, Director, Division of Finance, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Michelle Mann, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to replace H.B. 215 with 1st Substitute H.B. 215.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 215 out favorably.
 H.B. 221 Animal Welfare Act Amendments (King, B. S.)
 Rep. King explained the bill assisted by Mr. Arlyn Bradshaw, Best Friends Animal Society.
 Ms. Talia Butler, Director, Salt Lake County Animal Services, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Rett Nix, Utah Animal Control Officers Association, and Davis County Animal Care and Control, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Bradshaw spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to pass out H.B. 221 favorably. (no vote)
 Chair Stratton moved to amend H.B. 221 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to pass H.B. 221 out favorably as amended.
 H.B. 240 Utah State Fair Board Amendments (Schultz, M.)
 Rep. Schultz explained the bill.
 Mr. Mike Kohler, State Fair Board, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass H.B. 240 out favorably.
 Rep. Owens moved to place H.B. 240 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 314 Class B and Class C Road Funds Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Watkins moved to place 1st Sub. H.B. 314 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 242 Local Animal Control Regulation Amendments (Roberts, M.)
 Rep. Roberts explained the bill.
 Ms. Rachel Otto, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Butler spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Cory Holdaway, representing Murray City, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, Libertas, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Joni Beals, Americans for Prosperity, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Nix spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to replace H.B. 242 with 1st Substitute H.B. 242.
 Rep. Sagers moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 242.
 Rep. Sagers moved to adjourn.
 Vice Chair Albrecht adjourned the meeting at 9:43 a.m.
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