MINUTES OF THE
SENATE TRANSPORTATION, PUBLIC UTILITIES, ENERGY, AND TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 • 8:00 a.m. • 120 Senate Building


Members Present:
Sen. Wayne A. Harper, Chair
President J. Stuart Adams
Sen. Jacob L. Anderegg
Sen. Don L. Ipson
Sen. Karen Mayne
Sen. Kathleen A. Riebe
Sen. Ronald M. Winterton

Members Absent:
Sen. Ann Millner

Staff Present:
Seth Anderson, Policy Analyst
Lorna Wells, Committee Secretary

Note: A copy of related materials and an audio recording of the meeting can be found at www.le.utah.gov.

Chair Harper called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
MOTION: Sen. Winterton moved to approve the minutes of the February 26, 2021 meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. A. Millner
1. S.B. 180 Driver License Suspension Revisions (Mayne, K.)
Sen. Mayne explained the bill with the assistance of William Carlson, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office.
MOTION: Sen. Riebe moved to pass S.B. 180 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. A. Millner
2. H.B. 360 Telephone Solicitation Amendments (Barlow, S.)
Rep. Stewart Barlow explained the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Riebe moved to pass H.B. 360 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
MOTION: Sen. Winterton moved to place H.B. 360 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
3. H.B. 369 School Bus Inspection Amendments (Musselman, C.R.)
Rep. Calvin R. Musselman explained the bill.
Janel Hulbert, Miles' mother, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Riebe moved to pass H.B. 369 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-4.
Yeas - 4Nays-0Abs-4
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
4. 4th Sub. H.B. 223 Alternative Fuel Incentives Amendments (Ballard, M.G.)
Rep. Ballard explained the bill.
HB 223 Western States Hydrogen Alliance Handout Rep. Ballard
Roxana Bekemohamamdi, Western States Hydrogen Alliance, spoke in favor of the bill.
George Chapman spoke against the bill.
Christopher Hussey, Vice President, Lancer Energy, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Riebe moved to pass 4th Substitute H.B. 223 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 4-1-3.
Yeas - 4Nays-1Abs-3
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
5. 3rd Sub. H.B. 388 State Energy Policy Amendments (Albrecht, C.)
Rep. Carl Albrecht explained the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Anderegg moved to replace 3rd Substitute H.B. 388 with 4th Substitute H.B. 388. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
Thom Carter, Governor's Energy Advisor, spoke in favor of the bill.
George Chapman spoke against the bill.
Jeff Peterson, Executive Director, Utah Rural Electric Cooperative Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Jeff Hartley, representing energy interests in Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
John Cox, Rocky Mountain Power, spoke in favor of the bill.
Brian Somers, President, Utah Mining Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
Rikki Hrenko-Browning, President of the Utah Petroleum Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Sen. Winterton moved to pass 4th Substitute H.B. 388 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
MOTION: Sen. Winterton moved to place 4th Substitute H.B. 388 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
MOTION: Sen. Winterton moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 5-0-3.
Yeas - 5Nays-0Abs-3
Sen. J. Anderegg
Sen. W. Harper
Sen. D. Ipson
Sen. K. Riebe
Sen. R. Winterton
Sen. J. Adams
Sen. K. Mayne
Sen. A. Millner
Chair Harper adjourned the meeting at 9:00 a.m.