House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 07, 2017

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Stratton called the meeting to order at 3:51 p.m.
 Rep. Sagers moved to approve the minutes of the February 1, 2017 and February 3, 2017 meetings. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Chew S, Duckworth S, Hawkes T, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Briscoe J, Handy S, Noel M, Owens D
 H.B. 85 Quality Growth Commission Amendments (Froerer, G.)
 Rep. Froerer explained the bill with the assisted by Mr. Dave Mansell, Chair, Quality Growth Commission.
 Mr John Bennett, Quality Growth Commission, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Patty Willes spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Nathan Ivie, Utah County Commissioner, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Bennett responded to questions.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Dusty Morgan, Ercanbrack Livestock, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Michael O'Malley, Summit County, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to amend H.B. 85 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, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Noel M
 Rep. Duckworth moved to pass H.B. 85 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, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Noel M
 H.C.R. 15 Concurrent Resolution on Sustainable Management of Utah's Water Quality (Hawkes, T.)
 Vice Chair Barlow assumed the chair.
 Rep. Hawkes explained the bill assisted by Mr. Leland Myers, General Manager, Central Davis Sewer District.
 Mr. Jon Adams, Manager, Timpanogos Special Service District, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Thomas Holstrom, General Manager, Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Walt Baker, Director, Division of Water Quality, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Richard Mickelson, Provo City, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass H.C.R. 15 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, Duckworth S, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Noel M, Sagers D
 Rep. Watkins moved to place H.C.R. 15 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Noel M, Watkins C
 H.J.R. 2 Joint Resolution - Nonbinding Opinion Question on Daylight Saving Time (Thurston, N.)
 Chair Stratton assumed the chair.
 Rep. Thurston explained the bill assisted by Ms. Emily Wagner.
 Mr Ryan Peterson, Golf Alliance of Utah, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Greg Nielsen spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Sterling Brown spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Dale Zabriski spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Michael O'Malley, Governor's Office of Economic Development, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Sandall moved to pass H.J.R. 2 out favorably.
 Rep. Sagers moved to table H.J.R. 2. The motion failed with a vote of 3-6-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow, J, Sagers D Voting in the negative were: Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Owens D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Hawkes T, Noel M, Watkins C
 ORIGINAL MOTION: Rep. Sandall's motion to pass H.J.R. 2 out favorably failed with a vote of 4-5-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Briscoe J, Owens D, Sandall S, Wilde L Voting in the negative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Chew S, Duckworth S, Sagers D Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Hawkes T, Noel M, Watkins C
 H.C.R. 14 Concurrent Resolution on Wildfire Issues (Perry, L.)
 Rep. Perry explained the bill assisted by Mr. Brian Cottam, State Forester and Director, Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands, and Mr. Andy Rasmussen, Trout Unlimited.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to pass H.C.R. 14 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Hawkes T, Noel M, Watkins C
 Rep. Owens moved to place H.C.R. 14 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Hawkes T, Noel M, Watkins C
 Rep. Sandall moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Handy S, Hawkes T, Noel M, Watkins C
 Chair Stratton adjourned the meeting at 6:10 p.m.
Recording 1 - Low Quality     

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