Senate Transportation, Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee - February 25, 2019

215 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Harper called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.
 Sen. Winterton moved to approve the minutes of February 21, 2019.
 S.C.R. 8 Concurrent Resolution Supporting Exports of Utah Natural Gas to International Markets (Winterton, R.)
 Sen. Winterton presented the resolution.
 Ms. Rikki Hrenko-Browning, President, Utah Petroleum Association, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass S.C.R. 8 out favorably.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to place S.C.R. 8 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.B. 186 Proof of Insurance Amendments (Anderegg, J.)
 Sen. Anderegg moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 1st Sub. H.B. 101 Autonomous Vehicle Regulations (Spendlove, R.)
 Sen. Buxton presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Blaine Leonard, Technology and Innovation Engineer, Utah Department of Transportation.
 Mr. Brian Somers, President, Utah Mining Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Ranae Cowley, on behalf of American Automobile Alliance and Waymo, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 101 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 149 Traffic Code Amendments (Brooks, W.)
 Rep. Walt Brooks presented the bill with the assistance of Lieutenant Colonel Mark Zesiger, Utah Highway Patrol.
 Mr. Scott Thompson, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Parker Boyack, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Elvecia Ramos, Riderz Foundation, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Winterton moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 149 out favorably.
 H.B. 138 Special Designation of Route 6 (Watkins, C.)
 Rep. Christine F. Watkins presented the bill.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to replace H.B. 138 with 1st Substitute H.B. 138.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 138 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Watkins explained the bill.
 Mr. James Peterson, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Linda Hull, Policy and Legislative Services Director, Utah Department of Transportation, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Riebe moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 138 out favorably.
 H.J.R. 14 Joint Resolution to Harden the Utah and United States Electrical Grids (Perry, L.)
 Rep. Lee B. Perry presented the resolution.
 Mr. Bob McEntee, retired United State Air Force, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Mr. David Pyne, Utah Director, Task Force on National and Homeland Security, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Sen. Riebe moved to pass H.J.R. 14 out favorably.
 Sen. Riebe moved to adjourn.
 Chair Harper adjourned the meeting at 9:20 AM.
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