NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, & ENVIRONMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
Members Present: Rep. Bradley T. Johnson, Chair
Rep. Stephen H. Urquhart, Vice Chair
Rep. Eli H. Anderson
Rep. Roger E. Barrus
Rep. Jackie Biskupski
Rep. Craig W. Buttars
Rep. David N. Cox
Rep. Margaret Dayton
Rep. Glenn A. Donnelson
Rep. Fred J. Fife III Rep. James R. Gowans
Rep. Tom Hatch
Rep. Darin G. Peterson
Rep. Michael R. Styler
Members Absent: Rep. J. Morgan Philpot
Staff Present: J Brian Allred, Research Analyst
Sylvia Newton, Committee Secretary
Jeanenne Larson, Associate General Counsel
Visitors List: List filed with Committee Minutes
Rep. Johnson called the meeting to order at 4:08 p.m.
H.B. 113 Insect Control on Federal Lands (S. Urquhart)
Rep. Urquhart introduced H.B. 113 and explained it to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Anderson moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Hatch absent for the vote.
H.B. 31 License Plate Requirements (B. King)
Rep. King introduced H.B. 31 and explained it to the committee. He was assisted by Tim Osterstock, Legislative Auditor General's Office.
Spoke in opposition to the bill: Kal Farr, Utah Chiefs of Police Association
Spoke in favor of the bill: Wayne Jones, Independent Auto Dealers Association
MOTION: Rep. Peterson moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Anderson, Rep. Dayton, Rep. Styler, and Rep. Johnson voting in opposition. Rep. Hatch was absent for the vote.
H.B. 120 Division and Board of Water Resources Name Change (J. Buffmire)
Rep. Buffmire introduced H.B. 120 and explained it to the committee, assisted by David Ovard, Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District.
Larry Anderson, Director of Utah Division of Water Resources, responded to questions of committee members.
MOTION: Rep. Biskupski moved to pass the bill out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. Styler moved to adjourn. The motion passed on a voice vote.
The meeting adjourned at 5:05 p.m.
Rep. Bradley T. Johnson, Chair