House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 21, 2018

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Albrecht called the meeting to order at 7:59 a.m.
 2nd Sub. S.B. 96 Canal Amendments (Hinkins, D.)
 Sen. Hinkins explained the bill.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Steven Clyde, Executive Water Taskforce, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 2nd Substitute S.B. 96 out favorably.
 Rep. Owens moved to place 2nd Substitute S.B. 96 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 365 Department of Environmental Quality Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill assisted by Ms. Erica Gaddis, Division of Water Quality, and Ms. Amanda Smith, Wasatch Front Water Quality Council.
 Mr. Leland Meyers, Wasatch Front Water Quality Council, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to replace H.B. 365 with 1st Substitute H.B. 365.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 365 out favorably.
 H.B. 272 Utah Lake Amendments (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell explained the bill assisted by Mr. Mike Styler, Director, Department of Natural Resources, and Mr. Eric Ellis, Executive Director, Utah Lake Commission.
 Mr. Jeff Salt, Director, Great Salt Lake Keeper and Friends of Utah Lake, spoke against the bill.
 Mr Michael Mason, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Dan Potts, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to replace H.B. 272 with 1st Substitute H.B. 272.
 Rep. Stratton moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 272 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 272 out favorably.
 Rep. Stratton assumed the chair.
 1st Sub. H.B. 124 Water Holdings Accountability and Transparency Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Coleman explained the bill assisted by Mr. Kent Jones, State Water Engineer and Director, Division of Water Rights, Mr. John Bennett, citizen, and Ms. Marie Owens, Division of Drinking Water.
 Mr. George Chapman, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Paulina Flint, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. John Hiskey, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Noel moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 124 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Noel moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 124 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 135 Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill assisted by Mr. Norm Henderson, Big Cottonwood Association, and Mr. John Bennett.
 Mr. Wade Garrett, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. George Chapman, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Laura Briefer, Salt Lake City Public Utilities, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Tom Ward, Director, Sandy City Public Utilities, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Ted Wilson, former Salt Lake City mayor, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to replace 2nd Substitute H.B. 135 with 3rd Substitute H.B. 135.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 135 out favorably.
 Chair Albrecht moved to adjourn.
 Chair Stratton adjourned the meeting at 10:02 a.m.
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