House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 17, 2017

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 Recording 1
 Vice Chair Barlow called the meeting to order 4:14 p.m.
 Rep. Handy moved to approve the minutes of the February 16, 2017 meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-5. Voting in the affirmative were: Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sandall S, Watkins C Absent or not voting were: Stratton K, Duckworth S, Noel M, Sagers D, Wilde L
 H.B. 225 Water Commissioner Amendments (Chew, S.)
 Rep. Chew explained the bill.
 Mr. Kent Jones, State Engineer and Director, Division of Water Rights, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. John Mendenhall, Water Commissioner, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Sagers moved to pass H.B. 225 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Handy S, Hawkes T, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Stratton K, Duckworth S, Noel M
 Rep. Chew moved to place H.B. 225 on the Consent Calendar.
 Rep. Chew withdrew his motioin.
 H.B. 301 Canal Safety Amendments (Sandall, S.)
 Rep. Sandall explained the bill assisted by Mr. Mark Stratford, Assistant Ogden City Attorney.
 Mr. Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Gary Cannon, Utah Association of Realtors, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to replace H.B. 301 with 1st Substitute H.B. 301. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: 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 were: Stratton K, Noel M
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 301 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-2. Voting in the affirmative were: 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 were: Stratton K, Noel M
 H.B. 304 Water Conservation Amendments (Froerer, G.)
 Rep Froerer explained the bill.
 Mr. Cameron Gale, League of Cities and Towns, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Handy moved to replace H.B. 304 with 1st Substitute H.B. 304. 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, Owens D, Sagers D, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Sandall S
 Rep. Handy moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 304 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, Owens D, Sagers D, Watkins C, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Sandall S
 H.B. 338 Agriculture Modifications (McKell, M.)
 Rep. McKell explained the bill assisted by Mr. Scott Ericson, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Food.
 Mr. Cody James, Director of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture and Food, responded to questions.
 Rep. Duckworth moved to replace H.B. 338 with 1st Substitute H.B. 338. 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
 Rep. Duckworth moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 338 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 11-1-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Stratton K, Barlow S, Briscoe J, Chew S, Duckworth S, Handy S, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Watkins C, Wilde L Voting in the negative was: Hawkes T Absent or not voting was: Noel M
 H.C.R. 1 Concurrent Resolution on Public Lands Litigation (Stratton, K.)
 Rep. Stratton explained the bill.
 Rep. Handy moved to replace H.C.R. 1 with 1st Substitute H.C.R. 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, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Watkins C
 Rep. Handy moved to hold 1st Substitute H.C.R. 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, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Watkins C
 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, Owens D, Sagers D, Sandall S, Wilde L Absent or not voting were: Noel M, Watkins C
Vice Chair Barlow adjourned the meeting at 5:42 p.m.
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