House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 08, 2019

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Stratton called the meeting to order at 2:04 p.m.
 Vice Chair Wilde moved to approve the minutes of the February 5, 2019 and February 6, 2019 meetings.
 Vice Chair Wilde assumed the chair.
 S.B. 24 State Energy Policy Amendments (Grover, K.)
 S.B. 24 was not heard.
 H.B. 125 Quantity Impairment Modifications (Albrecht, C.)
 Rep. Albrecht introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Kent Jones, State Engineer, Division of Water Rights.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass H.B. 125 out favorably.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to place H.B. 125 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Supporting the Study of Water Banking in Utah (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Iwamoto introduced the resolution and distributed the handout, "Letter in Support of SJR--1" assisted by Mr. Nathan Bracken, Smith Hartvigson, and Mr. Steven Clyde, attorney, Clyde Snow Water Task Force.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke for the resolution.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass S.J.R. 1 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 78 Federal Designations (Albrecht, C.)
 Rep. Albrecht introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Mark Ward, Balanced Resources.
 Mr. Newell Harward, Commissioner, Wayne County, spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. George Chapman, citizen, spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. John Hiskey, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Willie Grayeyes, Tribal Member, Navajo Nation, and Commissioner, San Juan County, spoke against the resolution.
 Mr. Brett Stewart, Utah OHV Association, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Steven Hawkins, President, Utah ATV Association and Vice Chairman, Utah OHV Association, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Stratton moved to adjourn. Vice Chair Wilde adjourned the meeting at 3:59 p.m.
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