House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - January 31, 2017

445 State Capitol

 

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 Recording 1
 Vice Chair Barlow called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m.
 H.B. 48 Wildlife Species Introduction Amendments (Albrecht, C.)
 Rep. Albrecht explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Greg Sheehan, Director, Division of Wildlife Resources.
 Mr. Duke Rogers, Director, MLBean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass H.B. 48 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting was: Noel M
 H.B. 84 Water Law - Nonuse Applications (Hawkes, T.)
 Rep. Hawkes explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Boyd Clayton, Division of Water Rights.
 Mr. David Ure, Director, School and Institutional Trust Land Administration (SITLA), spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass H.B. 84 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 H.B. 118 Authority of State Engineer (Hawkes, T.)
 Rep. Hawkes explained the bill.
 Mr. Kent Jones, State Engineer, State Division of Water Rights, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau Federation, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to pass H.B. 118 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Duckworth S, Noel M, Owens D
 H.B. 181 State Engineer Fee Application Amendments (Wilde, L.)
 Rep. Wilde explained the bill.
 Mr. Kent Jones spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Watkins moved to pass H.B. 181 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 H.C.R. 7 Concurrent Resolution Supporting Ranchers Grazing Livestock on Public Lands (Westwood, J.)
 Rep. Westwood explained the bill.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Matt Anderson, Coalition for Self Government in the West, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Sagers moved to replace H.C.R. 7 with 1st Substitute H.C.R. 7. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 Rep. Chew moved to pass 1st Sub. H.C.R. 7 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 H.B. 95 Little Sahara State Park Designation (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Eliason explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Fred Hayes, Director, Division of State Parks
 Mr. Sterling Brown spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Kim Christy, Deputy Director, SITLA, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to amend H.B. 95 with Amendment #1. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 Rep. Handy moved to pass H.B. 95 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 Rep. Handy moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Owens D
 Vice Chair Barlow adjourned the meeting 3:55 p.m.
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