Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - March 05, 2018

415 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 8:32 AM.
 Sen. Christensen moved to approve the minutes for March 1, 2018.
 1st Sub. H.B. 422 Natural Gas Infrastructure Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill.
 Kelly Mendenhall , Director, Regulatory and Pricing, Dominion Energy, spoke to the bill.
 Rey Butcher, Vice-President , Government Relations, Dominion Energy, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Tom Clark, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Propane, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Doug Hyer, Pilot Thomas Logistics, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 422 out favorably.
 3rd Sub. H.B. 135 Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel explained the bill.
 John Bennett, Citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 George Chapman, Citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dave Robinson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Shelly Teuscher, Alta, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mark Stratford, Attorney, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Steven Clyde, Executive Water Task Force, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ted Wilson, Citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Tom Ward, Director, Sandy Public Utiliities, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Laura Briefer, Director, Public Utilities , Salt Lake City spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 Sen. Hinkins moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 135 out favorably.
  Sen. Iwamoto's original motion
 1st Sub. H.B. 124 Water Holdings Accountability and Transparency Amendments (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Coleman explained the bill.
 Marie Owens, Division of Drinking Water spoke to the bill.
 Kent Jones, State Engineer, Director of Division of Water Rights spoke to the bill.
 George Chapman, Citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Steven Clyde spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 1st Sub. H.B. 365 Department of Environmental Quality Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill.
 Sen. Christensen moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 365 with 2nd Subsitute H.B. 365.
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill. with the assistance of Amanda Smith, Public Entrepreneurs and Erica Gaddis, Director, Division of Water Quality.
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 365 out favorably.
 Sen. Christensen moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:56 AM.
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