House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - January 31, 2019

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Stratton called the meeting to order at 2:04 p.m.
 H.B. 99 Catastrophic Wildfire Revisions (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ivory introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Mark Whitney, Commissioner, Beaver County, and Mr. David Tebbs, Commissioner, Garfield County.
 Mr. Brian Cottam, Utah State Forester and Director, Utah Division Forestry, Fire, and State Lands, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Duckworth moved to replace H.B. 99 with 1st Substitute H.B. 99.
 Vice Chair Wilde moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 99 out favorably.
 H.B. 135 Wildfire Preparedness Amendments (Owens, D.)
 Rep. Owens introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Brett Ostler, Deputy Director, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.
 Mr. Coy Porter, State Fire Marshal, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. McKell moved to replace H.B. 135 with 1st Substitute H.B. 135.
 Rep. McKell moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 135 out favorably.
 H.B. 167 Wildlife Documentation Amendments (Ferry, J.)
 Rep. Ferry introduced the bill, assisted by Mr. Mike Fowlks, Division of Wildlife Resources.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to pass H.B. 167 out favorably.
 The committee discussed the intent that the division would report to the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee at a later date after implementation of the bill.
 Vice Chair Wilde assumed the chair.
 H.B. 32 Rulemaking Fiscal Accountability Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton introduced the bill assisted by Ms. Ashley Peck, attorney, Wasatch Water Quality Council, and Mr. Leland Meyers, Executive Director, Wasatch Water Quality Council.
 Mr. Bryce Bird, Director, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Scott Baird, Deputy Director, Department of Environmental Quality, spoke to the bill.
 Chair Stratton moved to amend H.B. 32 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass H.B. 32 out favorably as amended.
 Chair Stratton resumed the chair.
 S.B. 18 Sunset Reauthorization - Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands (Grover, K.)
 Sen. Grover introduced the bill.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to pass S.B. 18 out favorably.
 S.B. 19 Sunset Reauthorization - Used Oil Management Act (Grover, K.)
 Sen. Grover introduced the bill.
 Rep. Sagers moved to pass S.B. 19 out favorably.
 S.B. 20 Sunset Reauthorization - Solid and Hazardous Waste Act (Grover, K.)
 Sen. Grover introduced the bill.
 Rep. Ferry moved to pass S.B. 20 out favorably.
 S.B. 21 Sunset Reauthorization - Air Conservation Act (Grover, K.)
 Sen. Grover introduced the bill.
 Rep. Wilde moved to pass S.B. 21 out favorably.
 S.B. 22 Sunset Reauthorization - Safe Drinking Water Act (Grover, K.)
 Sen. Grover introduced the bill.
 Rep. Duckworth moved to pass S.B. 22 out favorably.
 S.B. 23 Sunset Reauthorization - Water Quality Act (Grover, K.)
 Sen. Grover introduced the bill.
 Rep. Lyman moved to pass S.B. 23 out favorably.
 Rep. Sagers motioned to adjourn. Chair Stratton adjourned the meeting at 4:09 p.m.
Recording 1 - Low Quality     

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