House Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee - January 30, 2017

450 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Handy called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m.
 Introduction of members.
 H.B. 154 Telehealth Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ivory presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Deb LaMarche, Utah Education and Telehealth Network.
 Ms. Heather Williamson, Americans for Prosperity Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. Holly Bullock, Physician, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Marina Lowe, American Civil Liberties Union, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Chelsea Hicken, citizen, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Utah Medical Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Arent moved to amend H.B. 154 with Amendment #1. The motion failed with a vote of 3-8-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Arent P, Chew S, Hemingway L Voting in the negative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Brooks W, Christofferson K, Grover K, Maloy AC, Stratton K
 Rep. Grover moved to pass H.B. 154 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-2-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Brooks W, Chew S, Christofferson K, Grover K, Maloy AC, Stratton K Voting in the negative were: Arent P, Hemingway L
 H.B. 80 State Technology Governance Amendments (Cutler, B. R.)
 Rep. Cutler presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Michael Hussey, Department of Technology Services.
 Rep. Arent moved to pass H.B. 80 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Arent P, Brooks W, Chew S, Christofferson K, Hemingway L, Maloy AC, Stratton K. Absent or not voting was: Grover K
 H.C.R. 4 Concurrent Resolution Recognizing 50 Years of Public Television (Snow, V. L.)
 Rep. Snow explained the resolution with the assistance of Dr. Laura Hunter, Utah Education and Telehealth Network and KUEN, Mr. James Morgese, KUED, and Ms. Diena Simmons, KBYU.
 Mr. Lance Whitacre, citizen, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Rep. Arent moved to pass H.C.R. 4 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Arent P, Brooks W, Chew S, Christofferson K, Hemingway L, Maloy AC Absent or not voting were: Grover K, Stratton K
 Rep. Nelson assumed the chair.
 H.B. 190 Telecommunications Advisory Council Repeal (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy explained the bill with the assistance of Ms. Linda Hull, Department of Transportation, and Ms. Elizabeth Weight, Department of Transportation.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to pass H.B. 190 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Arent P, Brooks W, Chew S, Christofferson K, Hemingway L, Maloy AC Absent or not voting were: Grover K, Stratton K
 Rep. Christofferson moved to place H.B. 190 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Arent P, Brooks W, Chew S, Christofferson K, Hemingway L, Maloy AC Absent or not voting were: Grover K, Stratton K
 H.C.R. 5 Concurrent Resolution on Clean Fuel School Buses (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy presented the resolution with the assistance of Mr. Bryce Bird, Division of Air Quality.
 Mr. Lance Whitacre, citizen, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Mr. Mike Edwards, Utah Parent Teacher Association, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Rep. Arent moved to pass H.C.R. 5 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Arent P, Chew S, Christofferson K, Hemingway L, Maloy AC, Stratton K Absent or not voting were: Brooks W, Grover K
 Rep. Hemingway moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Handy S, Nelson M, Albrecht C, Arent P, Chew S, Christofferson K, Hemingway L, Maloy AC, Stratton K Absent or not voting were: Brooks W, Grover K
 Chair Nelson adjourned the meeting at 3:43 p.m.
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