MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 • 2:00 p.m. • 1150 State Office Building


Members Present:
Rep. Kay J. Christofferson, Chair
Rep. Mike Winder, Vice Chair
Rep. Melissa G. Ballard
Rep. Joel Ferry
Rep. Suzanne Harrison
Rep. Dan N. Johnson
Rep. Karen Kwan
Rep. Ashlee Matthews
Rep. Merrill F. Nelson
Rep. Jeffrey D. Stenquist
Rep. Raymond P. Ward

Members Absent:
Rep. Steve R. Christiansen

Staff Present:
Seth Anderson, Policy Analyst
Andy Yewdell, Policy Analyst
Daniel Ryan, Committee Secretary

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

Chair Winder called the meeting to order at 2:07 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Ballard moved to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2021, meeting. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-4.
Yeas - 8Nays-0Abs-4
Rep. M. Ballard
Rep. K. Christofferson
Rep. S. Harrison
Rep. K. Kwan
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Nelson
Rep. J. Stenquist
Rep. M. Winder
Rep. S. Christiansen
Rep. J. Ferry
Rep. D. Johnson
Rep. R. Ward
1. H.J.R. 16 Joint Resolution Honoring Helen Foster Snow (Kwan, K.)
Rep. Kwan presented the resolution with assistance from Adam Foster, President, Helen Foster Snow Foundation, and Peter Chan, member of Board of Directors, Helen Foster Snow Foundation.
Committee members asked questions.
MOTION: Rep. Ballard moved to pass H.J.R. 16 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2.
Yeas - 10Nays-0Abs-2
Rep. M. Ballard
Rep. K. Christofferson
Rep. S. Harrison
Rep. D. Johnson
Rep. K. Kwan
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Nelson
Rep. J. Stenquist
Rep. R. Ward
Rep. M. Winder
Rep. S. Christiansen
Rep. J. Ferry
2. S.B. 203 License Plate Modifications (Millner, A.)
Sen. Ann Millner presented the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Harrison moved to pass S.B. 203 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2.
Yeas - 10Nays-0Abs-2
Rep. M. Ballard
Rep. K. Christofferson
Rep. S. Harrison
Rep. D. Johnson
Rep. K. Kwan
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Nelson
Rep. J. Stenquist
Rep. R. Ward
Rep. M. Winder
Rep. S. Christiansen
Rep. J. Ferry
3. S.J.R. 12 Joint Resolution Promoting Awareness of Motorcycle Profiling (Weiler, T.)
Rep. Walt Brooks presented the bill.
Committee members asked questions.
Eric Stine, ABATE of Utah, spoke in favor of the resolution.
Jonzy Jones, Marines MC, spoke in favor of the resolution.
Greg Douglas, Political Liaison, ABATE of Utah, spoke in favor of the resolution.
MOTION: Rep. Nelson moved to amend S.J.R. 12 with Amendment #2. The motion passed with a vote of 7-3-2.
Amendment 2
S.J.R. 12
1.        Page 2, Lines 29 through 32: 
29                 WHEREAS, motorcycle profiling means the illegal use of the fact that a person rides a
30         motorcycle or wears motorcycle-related apparel as a factor in deciding to stop and question,
31         take enforcement action, arrest, or search a person or vehicle { with or } without legal basis under
32         the United States Constitution;

Yeas - 7Nays-3Abs-2
Rep. M. Ballard
Rep. K. Christofferson
Rep. S. Harrison
Rep. D. Johnson
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Nelson
Rep. J. Stenquist
Rep. K. Kwan
Rep. R. Ward
Rep. M. Winder
Rep. S. Christiansen
Rep. J. Ferry
MOTION: Rep. Matthews moved to pass S.J.R. 12, as amended, out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2.
Yeas - 10Nays-0Abs-2
Rep. M. Ballard
Rep. K. Christofferson
Rep. S. Harrison
Rep. D. Johnson
Rep. K. Kwan
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Nelson
Rep. J. Stenquist
Rep. R. Ward
Rep. M. Winder
Rep. S. Christiansen
Rep. J. Ferry
MOTION: Chair Christofferson moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-2.
Yeas - 10Nays-0Abs-2
Rep. M. Ballard
Rep. K. Christofferson
Rep. S. Harrison
Rep. D. Johnson
Rep. K. Kwan
Rep. A. Matthews
Rep. M. Nelson
Rep. J. Stenquist
Rep. R. Ward
Rep. M. Winder
Rep. S. Christiansen
Rep. J. Ferry
Chair Winder adjourned the meeting at 2:42 p.m.