House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 25, 2019

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Wilde called the meeting to order at 4:06 p.m.
 There were no minutes to approve.
 H.B. 144 State Reptile (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Snow introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Joseph Tsai, Ms. Kyla Larsen, Mr. Semaj Thompson, and Mr. Austin Crosby, 7th grade students at Lava Ridge Intermediate School. A handout, "Gila Monster for State Reptile," was distributed.
 Gila Monster for State Reptile
 Mr. Carl Moore, Chairperson, Pandos/SLC Air Protectors, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Lucas Larsen, young student, and Ms. Alisa Larsen, stepmother of Lucas, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to pass H.B. 144 out favorably.
 H.B. 229 Land Transfer Amendments (Brammer, B.)
 Rep. Brammer introduced the bill.
 Mr. Keenan Wells, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Stratton moved to replace H.B. 229 with 1st Substitute H.B. 229.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 229 out favorably.
 H.B. 295 Vehicle Emissions Reduction Program (Stenquist, J.)
 Rep. Stenquist introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Glade Sowards, Policy Analyst, Division of Air Quality. A handout, "HB 295: Vehicle Emissions Reduction Program," was distributed.
 Vehicle Emissions Reduction Program
 Ms. Cat Palmer, SLC Air Protectors, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Wayne Jones, Executive Director, Used Car Dealers Association, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Todd Bingham, Chairman, Air Quality Policy Advisory Board, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Rickki Hrenko-Browning, President, Utah Petroleum Association, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Andrea Himoff, Executive Director, Action Utah, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Stratton moved to replace H.B. 295 with 1st Substitute H.B. 295.
 Rep. Stratton moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 295 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 295 out favorably as amended.
 H.B. 310 Solid and Hazardous Waste Amendments (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Rusty Lundberg, Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control, Department of Environmental Quality.
 Mr. Steve Erickson, Utah Audubon Council, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to replace H.B. 310 with 1st Substitute H.B. 310.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 310 out favorably.
 Rep. Chew moved to go to the next item on the agenda.
 Rep. Albrecht's motion to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 310 out favorably
 H.B. 320 Container Regulation Act (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell introduced the bill.
 Mr. Tom Metcalf, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Palmer spoke against the bill.
 Mr. George Chapman, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Dave Davis, President, Utah Retail Merchants Association/ Utah Food Industry Association, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Moore spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Michael Cundick, Director, SLC Air Protectors, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Melva Sine, President, Utah Restaurant Association, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Darin Mann, farmer, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Rachel Otto, League of Cities and Towns, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Adair Kovac, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. Watkins moved to amend H.B. 320 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Lyman moved to pass H.B. 320 out favorably.
 H.B. 352 Veterinary Medical Practice Act (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell introduced the bill assisted by Dr. Roger Rees, South Valley Animinal Clinic, and Dr. Haleigh Lundgreen, Utah Veterinary Medical Association. A handout, "Veterinary Medicine and Horse Dentistry," was distributed.
 Veterinary Medicine and Horse Dentistry
 Ms. Pam Nichols, veterinarian and horse owner, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Justin Stark, equine dental technician, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Corbin Stark. horse owner, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Mark Allen, equine dentist, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Marie McFarlane, horse owner, spoke against the bill.
 Dr. Dean Taylor, Utah Veterinary Medical Association, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Adda Black, horse owner, spoke against the bill.
 H.J.R. 17 Joint Resolution on the Formation of Public Land Management Plans (Stratton, K.)
 H.J.R. 17 was not discussed.
 Rep. Lyman moved to adjourn.
 Chair Wilde adjourned the meeting at 6:57 p.m.
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