Senate Transportation, Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Committee - February 09, 2017

215 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Buxton called the meeting to order at 3:06 p.m.
Sen. Harper moved to approve the minutes of February 6, 2017. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Van Tassell K
1st Sub. H.B. 109 Public Utility Regulatory Restricted Account Amendments (Pitcher, D.)
Rep. Pitcher presented the bill with the assistance of Francine Giani, Department of Commerce.
 Recording 2
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 109 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-1-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K Voting in the negative was: Anderegg J Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Van Tassell K
 H.B. 190 Telecommunications Advisory Council Repeal (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy presented the bill with the assistance of Linda Hull, Department of Transportation.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass H.B. 190 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Mayne K, Van Tassell K
 Sen. Anderegg moved to place H.B. 190 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Mayne K, Van Tassell K
 H.B. 210 Flashing Brake Light Revisions (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy explained the bill.
 Sen. Anderegg moved to pass H.B. 210 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Harper W, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dabakis J, Van Tassell K
 Sen. Anderegg moved to place H.B. 210 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Harper W, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Dabakis J, Van Tassell K
 S.B. 183 High Load Motor Vehicles (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Haper explained the bill.
 Mark Lay, Auto Transport Group Inc. spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Harper moved to pass S.B. 183 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Van Tassell K
 Sen. Anderegg moved to place S.B. 183 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Van Tassell K
 S.B. 181 High Priority Transportation Corridors Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Harper explained the bill.
 Sen. Harper moved to pass S.B. 181 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Van Tassell K
 S.B. 174 Public Transit and Transportation Governance Amendments (Harper, W.)
 Sen. Harper moved to replace S.B. 174 with 1st Substitute S.B. 174. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K, Van Tassell K Absent or not voting was: Adams J S
 George Chapman, citizen spoke in favor of the bill.
 Andrew Gruber, Wasatch Front Regional Council spoke in favor of the bill.
 Carlos Braceras, Utah Department of Transportation spoke in favor of the bill.
 Shawn Milne, Tooele County Commissioner spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Mayne moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 174 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K, Van Tassell K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Anderegg J
 S.B. 130 Universal Service Fund Amendments (Hinkins, D.)
 Sen. Dabakis moved to replace S.B. 130 with 1st Substitute S.B. 130. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K, Van Tassell K Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Anderegg J
 Sen. Hinkins presented the bill with the assistance of Kira Slawson, Attorney, Utah Rural Telecom Association.
 Justin Stewart, Verizon Wireless spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Tara Tew, AT&T spoke in opposition to the bill.
 James Farr, Century Link spoke in support of the bill..
 Michelle Beck, Executive Director, Office of Consumer Services spoke in opposition to the bill..
 Steve Proper, Sr. Director, Government Affairs, Comcast spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Jerry Oldroyd, Attorney, Comcast spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Brock Johansen, Emery Telecom spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Van Tassell moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 130 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K, Van Tassell K Absent or not voting was: Adams J S
 Sen. Van Tassell moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 6-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Buxton D G, Anderegg J, Dabakis J, Harper W, Mayne K, Van Tassell K Absent or not voting was: Adams J S
 Chair Buxton adjourned the meeting at 5:05 p.m.
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