Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - March 01, 2018

415 State Capitol

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Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 4:15 PM.
 Recording 1
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes for February 28.
 1st Sub. H.B. 432 Agriculture Revisions (Sandall, S.)
 Rep. Sandall explained the bill.
  Luann Adams, Commissioner, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Brent Tanner, Utah Cattleman's Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 432 with Amendment #1.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 432 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 274 Brine Shrimp Royalty Amendments (Barlow, S.)
 Sen. Hinkins explained the bill with the assistance of Mike Styler, Director, Department of Natural Resources.
 Rep. Barlow continued explaining the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 274 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 251 Utah Wholesome Food Act Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill.
 Luann Adams, Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Food, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 251 out favorably.
 H.C.R. 10 Concurrent Resolution Approving the Statewide Resource Management Plan (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.C.R. 10 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 275 State Monuments Act Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Sen. Hinkins explained the bill with the assistance of Chris Haller, Program Coordinator, Utah Parks and Recreation,
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 275 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 272 Utah Lake Amendments (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell explained the bill.
 Eric Ellis, Executive Director, Utah Lake Commission. spoke to the bill.
 Mike Styler, Director, Utah Department of Natural Resources, spoke to the bill.
 Jeff Salt, Executive Director, Great Salt Lakekeeper and Friends of Utah Lake, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Suzanne Harrison, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Nick Skou, Conservation Director, Utah Rivers Council, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ashley Soltysiak, Director, Utah Sierra Club, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 James Webster, Land Planning Consultant, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 272 out favorably.
 H.B. 302 Cultivation of Industrial Hemp (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Daw explained the bill.
 Melissa Ure, Policy Analyst, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass H.B. 302 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.C.R. 7 Concurrent Resolution on Environmental and Economic Stewardship (Edwards, R.)
 Rep. Edwards explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to amend 1st Substitute H.C.R. 7 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Edwards continued explaining the bill.
 Wes Carter, Student, Logan High School, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Nicole Milavetz, Student, West High School, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Colin Green, Co-Director, Climate Campaign, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Jeff Rogers, Utah Technology Council, spoke in favor of the bill.
 John Cox, Rocky Mountain Power, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass 1st Substitute H.C.R. 7 out favorably.
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:31 PM.
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