Senate Transportation, Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee - March 07, 2019

215 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Harper called the meeting to order at 4:05 PM.
 Sen. Riebe moved to approve the minutes of March 4, 2019.
 H.B. 402 Agricultural Vehicle Amendments (Perry, L.)
 Rep. Lee B. Perry presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau.
 Sen. Winterton moved to pass H.B. 402 out favorably.
 Sen. Winterton assumed the chair.
 H.B. 353 Reduction of Single Occupancy Vehicle Trips Pilot Program (Briscoe, J.)
 Rep. Joel K. Briscoe presented the bill. A presentation was shown and a handout was distributed.
 HB353 Power Point Presentation
 Reduction of Single Occupancy Vehicle Trips Pilot Program Appropriation
 Mr. Matt Sibul, Utah Transit Authority, answered questions from the committee.
 Mr. Bryce Bird, Division of Air Quality, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jessica Reimer, Heal Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Beth Holbrook, Utah Transit Authority Board of Trustees, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Riebe moved to pass H.B. 353 out favorably.
 H.B. 350 Mobile Carrier Amendments (Barlow, S.)
 Rep. Stewart E. Barlow presented the bill. A handout was distributed.
 Gita
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass H.B. 350 out favorably.
 2nd Sub. H.B. 307 Utility Online Usage Data Amendments (Hutchings, E.)
 Rep. Eric K. Hutchings presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Jeff Peterson, Utah Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
 Mr. Elias Bishop, Executive Director, Auric Energy, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 307 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 179 Road Closure Amendments (Lyman, P.)
 Rep Phil Lyman presented the bill. A handout was distributed.
 HB179 provisions - Road Closure Amendments - Rep. Lyman (summary)
 Sen. Harper resumed the chair.
 Mr. Gavin Noyes, Utah Dine Bikeyah, spoke in opposition to the bill. A handout was distributed.
 Utah Dine Bikeyah
 Resolution of the Navajo Utah Commission of the Navajo Nation Council
 Mr. Brett Stewart, Off Highway Vehicles Advocates, spoke for the bill.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 179 out favorably.
 H.B. 364 Special Group License Plate Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ken Ivory presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. John Liley, Grand Lodge of Utah.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass H.B. 364 out favorably.
 3rd Sub. H.B. 151 Traffic Flow Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ivory presented the bill. A handout was distributed.
 HB151 Traffic Flow Amendments
 Ms. Linda Hull, Utah Department of Transportation spoke in opposition to the bill. A handout was distributed.
 UDOT Intersections
 Mr. Val Shupe, Utah Chiefs of Police Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Mark Stratford, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Major Steven Winward, Utah Highway Patrol, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 151 out favorably.
 S.B. 259 Railroad Right-of-way Amendments (Hemmert, D.)
 Sen. Daniel Hemmert presented the bill.
 Mr. Nathan Anderson, Union Pacific Railroad, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Kira Slawson, Utah Rural Telecom Association, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Jennifer Summers, CenturyLink, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Ipson moved to pass S.B. 259 out favorably.
 Sen. Mayne moved to adjourn.
 Chair Harper adjourned the meeting at 5:58 PM.
Recording 1 - Low Quality     

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