House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 16, 2018

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Stratton called the meeting to order at 4:34 p.m.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to approve the minutes of the February 9, 2018 and February 15, 2018 meetings.
 H.B. 274 Brine Shrimp Royalty Amendments (Barlow, S.)
 Rep. Barlow explained the bill assisted by Mr. Don Leonard, Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp, and distributed a handout.
 Rep. Sandall moved to replace H.B. 274 with 1st Substitute H.B. 274.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 274 out favorably.
 H.B. 303 Drinking Water Source Sizing Requirements (Sandall, S.)
 H.B. 303 was not heard.
 H.B. 275 State Monuments Act Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Eliason explained the bill assisted by Mr. Chris Haller, Division of Parks and Recreation, and distributed a handout.
 Mr. Ben Adolski, Division of Wildlife Resources, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Matt Anderson, Coalition for Self Government in the West, Sutherland Institute, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Ken Christy, Deputy Director, State Institutional Trust Lands (SITLA), spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to replace H.B. 275 with 1st Substitute H.B. 275.
 Rep. Sandall moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 275 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Owens moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 275 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 275 out favorably as amended.
 H.B. 302 Cultivation of Industrial Hemp (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill assisted by Ms. Melissa Ure, Utah Department of Agriculture.
 Ms. Molly Davis, Libertas Institute, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to amend H.B. 302 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass H.B. 302 out favorably as amended.
 H.B. 251 Utah Wholesome Food Act Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Albrecht assumed the chair.
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill assisted by Ms. LuAnn Adams,Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Food.
 Rep. Handy moved to replace H.B. 251 with 1st Substitute H.B. 251.
 Rep. Handy moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 251 out favorably.
 Rep. Stratton resumed the chair.
 H.B. 135 Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill assisted by Ms. Marie Owens, Director, Division of Drinking Water, Department of Environmental Quality, and Ms. Erica Gaddis, Director, Division of Water Quality, Department of Environmental Quality.
 Mr. John Bennett, citizen, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Tom Ward, Director, Sandy City Public Utilities, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Kimberly Barnett, Associate Deputy Mayor, Salt Lake County, speaking for Mayor McAdams, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Glen Davis, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. John Hiskey, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke to the bill.
 Mr George Chapman read a statement from Mr. Norm Henderson who spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Shelly Teuscher, Alta resident, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Laura Briefer, Director, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, spoke against the bill
 Ms. Marcia Walke, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Paul Dalrymple, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Thea Brannon, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Carl Fisher, Save Our Canyons, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Boyd Clayton, Utah Division of Water Rights, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Brian Hutchinson, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Noel moved to replace H.B. 135 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 135.
 Rep. Noel moved to amend 2nd Substitute H.B. 135 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to hold 2nd Substitute H.B. 135.
 Rep. Noel moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 135 out favorably.
 Rep. Briscoe's underlying motion to hold 2nd Substitute H.B. 135
 H.B. 124 Water Holdings Accountability and Transparency Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Colman explained the bill and distributed a handout.
 Mr. Hiskey, representing Mr. Ryan Snow, City Manager, Roosevelt Utah, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Paulina Flint, citizen of White City, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Clayton spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Owens spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Lynn Pace, Salt Lake City, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Paul Ashton, citizen, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Noel moved to replace H.B. 124 with 1st Substitute H.B. 124.
 Rep. Noel moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 124 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Sandall moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 124.
 Rep. Noel moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 124 out favorably as amended.
 Rep. Sandall's underlying motion to hold
 Rep. Duckworth moved to adjourn.
 Chair Stratton adjourned the meeting.
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