Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 26, 2018

415 State Capitol

 

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 Recording 1
 Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 4:07 PM.
 Sen. Christensen assumed the chair.
 S.B. 220 Hole in the Rock State Park Trail Extension (Dayton, M.)
 Sen. Dayton explained the bill with assistance from Stewart Matheson, Attorney.
 Fred Hayes, Director, Utah State Parks, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Dayton moved to pass S.B. 220 out favorably.
 Sen. Dayton moved to place S.B. 220 on the Consent Calendar.
 Sen. Dayton resumed the chair.
 1st Sub. H.B. 136 Federal Designations (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes for February 22, 2018.
 Rep. Noel continued his explanation.
 Nizhone Meza, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Carl Fisher, Executive Director, Save Our Canyons, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ashley Soltysiak, Director, Utah Sierra Club, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ann O 'Connell, League of Women Voters, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Joshua Cameron, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 136 out favorably.
 H.B. 114 Street-Legal ATV Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill.
 Brett Stewart, UTV Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Steven Hawkins, President, Utah ATV Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 114 out favorably.
 H.B. 240 Utah State Fair Board Amendments (Schultz, M.)
 Rep. Schultz explained the bill.
 Mike Kohler, Board Member, Fair Park, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 240 out favorably.
 Chair Dayton moved to place H.B. 240 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Urging Exemption from the Antiquities Act (Albrecht, C.)
 Rep. Albrecht explained the bill.
 Alastair Bitsoi, Utah Dine Bikeyah Board, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Kathy Abarca, Executive Director, Racially Just Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ashley Soltysiak, Director, Utah Sierra Club, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Cassandra Begay, Navajo Tribal Member, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mark Compton, President, Utah Mining Association, spoke in favor of the bill,
 Steve Lund, Commissioner, Sanpete County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Josh Cameron, National Coordinator, Our Voice USA, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Davina Smith, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Matt Anderson, Director, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Danae Shanidiin, Indigenous Woman, Dine Tribe, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Cynthia Wilson, Navajo Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Carl Moore, Hopi Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Nizhone Meza, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Gavin Noyes, Executive Director, Utah Dine Bikeyah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Bill Christiansen, spoke in opposition to the bill
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.J.R. 1 out favorably.
 H.B. 214 Agricultural Advisory Board Amendments (McKell, M.)
 Rep. Mckell explained the bill.
 LuAnn Adams, Commissioner, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, spoke in favor of the bill
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 214 out favorably.
 Sen. Christensen moved to place H.B. 214 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 153 Homestead Exemption Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to amend H.B. 153 with Amendment #2.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 153 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 103 Water Conservation Revisions (Froerer, G.)
 Rep. Froerer explained the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 103 out favorably.
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes for February 20, 2018.
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn.
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