Senate Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee - February 23, 2018

215 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Anderegg called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.
 Sen. Millner moved to approve the minutes of February 21, 2018.
 S.B. 192 Retail Bag Impact Reduction Program (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Iwamoto presented the bill.
 Handouts were distributed.
 Mr. Mark Hooyer, Trans-Jordan Cities, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Larry Gibbons, Rocky Mountain Recycling, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to amend S.B. 192 with Amendment #1.
 Mr. David Davis, Utah Retail Merchants Association, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. George Chapman spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Lynn Pace, Salt Lake City, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Soren Simonson, Jordan River Commission, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mayor Jeff Silvestrini, Millcreek, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Cameron Diehl, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to return S.B. 192 to the Rules Committee with a request that staff place the bill on the list of potential interim study items.
 S.B. 218 Container Regulation Act (Buxton, D. G.)
 Sen. Buxton presented the bill.
 Mr. Matt Seaholm, American Progressive Bag Alliance, explained the bill.
 Mr. Cameron Diehl, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Todd Bingham, Utah Manufacturers Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Rebecca K. Smith, Ace Recycling and Disposal, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Melva Sine, Utah Restaurant Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass S.B. 218 out favorably.
 S.B. 212 Separation from Payroll Amendments (Mayne, K.)
 Sen. Mayne presented the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass S.B. 212 out favorably.
 H.B. 331 Air Pollution Mitigation Education Program (Kennedy, M.)
 Rep. Kennedy presented the bill.
 Mr. Bryce Bird, Division of Air Quality, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass H.B. 331 out favorably.
 H.J.R. 6 Joint Resolution Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act (Froerer, G.)
 Rep. Froerer presented the bill.
 Sen. Buxton moved to pass H.J.R. 6 out favorably.
 Sen. Buxton moved to place H.J.R. 6 on the Consent Calendar.
 Sen. Buxton moved to adjourn.
 Chair Anderegg adjourned the meeting at 9:57 a.m.
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