House Transportation Committee - February 10, 2017

450 State Capitol

 

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 Recording 1
 Chair Schultz called the meeting to order at 3:04 p.m.
 Rep. Westwood moved to approve the minutes of the February 7, 2017 meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 9-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Moss J, Spendlove R, Westwood J Absent or not voting were: Knotwell J, Kwan K, Potter V
 H.B. 257 Autonomous Vehicles Task Force (Spendlove, R.)
 Rep. Robert M. Spendlove explained the bill.
 Mr. Everette Bacon, President, National Federation of The Blind of Utah spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Fawson moved to amend H.B. 257 with Amendment #2. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J
 Rep. Westwood moved to pass H.B. 257 as amended out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J
 Rep. Fawson moved to place H.B. 257 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J
 H.C.R. 18 Concurrent Resolution Encouraging Utahns to Consider the Smog Rating When Purchasing a Vehicle (Arent, P.)
 Rep. Patrice M. Arent explained the resolution with the assistance of Mr. Bryce Bird, Director, Utah Division of Air Quality and Mr. Craig Bickmore, Executive Director, New Car Dealers of Utah.
 Ms. Ashley Miller, Program and Policy Director, Breath Utah spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Rep. Westwood moved to amend H.C.R. 18 with Amendment #1. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J Absent or not voting was: Christofferson K
 Rep. Hemingway moved to pass H.C.R. 18 as amended out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J Absent or not voting was: Christofferson K
 Rep. Hemingway moved to place H.C.R. 18 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J Absent or not voting was: Christofferson K
 H.B. 153 Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Amendments (Kennedy, M.)
 Rep. Michael S. Kennedy explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Ken Christensen, attorney.
 Mr. Greg J. Curtis, lobbyist spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Brook Millard, Utah Association for Justice spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Brian Allen, American Family Insurance spoke in opposition the bill.
 Mr. Richard R. Burke, Utah Association for Justice spoke in favor of the bill.
  Mr. Michael Parker, Public Policy Area Director, Salt Lake Chamber spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Russell Hymas, Utah Association for Justice spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kate Bradshaw, lobbyist spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Rick Clasby, Executive Director, Utah Trucking Association spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Knotwell moved to hold H.B. 153.
 Rep. Hemingway moved to replace H.B. 153 with 1st Substitute H.B. 153. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J
 Rep. Kwan moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 153 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-3-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R Voting in the negative were: Schultz M, Knotwell J, Westwood J
 Rep. Spendlove moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 153. The motion failed with a vote of 3-9-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Knotwell J, Spendlove R Voting in the negative were: Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Westwood J
 Rep. Kwan's motion to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 153 out favorably passed with a vote of 9-3-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R Voting in the negative were: Schultz M, Knotwell J, Westwood J
 H.B. 265 Safety Inspection Amendments (McCay, D.)
 Rep. Daniel McCay explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Trevor Woolley, student and Mr. Alex Hoagland, student.
 Ms. Kate Bradshaw, lobbyist, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. David Spatafore, lobbyist, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Colonel Michael Rapich, Utah Highway Patrol spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Parker Boyack, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Wayne Jones, Executive Director, Used Car Dealers of Utah spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Heather Williamson, Americans for Prosperity Utah spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Sam Kerbel, Sales Consultant, Hunter Engineering spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Randall Hinton, citizen, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Macade Jensen, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Justin Soha, Jiffy Lube spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Sonja Jorgensen, Jorgensen Motors spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack, President, Libertas Institute spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jared Stofferahn, citizen, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Ken Weeks, Techna Glass spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. John Dougall, Utah State Auditor spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Christofferson moved to pass H.B. 265 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 9-3-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R Voting in the negative were: Hemingway L, Kwan K, Westwood J
 Rep. Moss moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Schultz M, Christofferson K, Brooks W, Fawson J, Hemingway L, Kennedy M, Knotwell J, Kwan K, Moss J, Potter V, Spendlove R, Westwood J
Chair Schultz adjourned the meeting at 6:11 p.m.
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