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MINUTES OF THE
SENATE TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC SAFETY STANDING COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 6, 2002, 8:15 A.M.
ROOM 403, STATE CAPITOL



Members Present:     Sen. David Steele, Chair
            Sen. Bill Hickman
            Sen. Dan Eastman
            Sen. Michael Waddoups
            Sen. Ed Mayne
            Sen. Karen Hale         
Members Excused:

Staff Present:        Benjamin N. Christensen, Research Analyst
            Karen Allred, Secretary
            
Visitor List on File

Sen. Mayne assumed the Chair and called the meeting to order at 8:20 a.m.

     MOTION: Sen. Hickman moved to approve the minutes of February 4, 2001.

     The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.     
1.     S.B. 160 Aeronautics Construction Revolving Loan Fund (J. Hickman)

    Sen. Hickman explained the bill.

    Sen. Steele resumed the Chair.     
    

     MOTION: Sen. Hickman moved to pass the bill out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

2.     S.B. 164 Secure Facilities Amendments (D. Gladwell)

    
MOTION: Sen. Hale moved to adopt 1st Sub. S.B. 164 Secure Facilities Amendments.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

    
Sen. Gladwell explained the bill assisted by Paul Thompson, Pres., Weber State University.



     MOTION: Sen. Waddoups moved to amend the bill as follows:

     1. Page 1, Lines 6-8:    Delete "adopt and authorize institutions of higher education to adopt rules to provide for security in or about designated institutional hearing rooms or to"

    2. Page 1, Lines 24-25:    Delete "adopt and authorize higher education institutions to adopt rules to provide for security in or about designated institutional hearing rooms or to"
    
    The motion passed with Sen. Hickman, Sen. Eastman and Sen. Waddoups voting in favor of the bill, and Sen. Steele and Sen. Hale voting in opposition, and Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.
    
    John Greiner, President, Utah Law Enforcement Chiefs Association, spoke in support of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Waddoups moved to pass the bill out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

3.     H.B. 218 Over Weight Vehicle Amendments (T. Hatch)

    
Rep. Hatch explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Hickman moved to pass the bill out favorably.
    
    The motion passed with Sen. Steele, Sen. Hickman, Sen. Eastman and Sen. Waddoups voting in favor of the bill, and Sen. Mayne and Sen. Hale voting in opposition.

4.     S.J.R. 11 Resolution Supporting America's Domestic Steel Industry (E. Mayne)

     Sen. Mayne explained the resolution.

     MOTION: Sen. Hale moved to pass the resolution out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously.


5.     H.B. 235 Emergency Vehicle Amendments (P. Ray)

    Rep. Ray explained the bill assisted by Col. Scott Duncan, Supt., Utah Highway Patrol.

     MOTION: Sen. Eastman moved to pass the bill out favorably.

     SUBSTITUTE MOTION: Sen. Waddoups moved to amend the bill as follows:

     1. Page 2, Line 30:    Delete "alternately"

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Hale moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended.

    The motion passed with Sen. Steele, Sen. Eastman, Sen. Waddoups, Sen. Mayne and Sen. Hale voting in favor of the bill, and Sen. Hickman voting in opposition.
    
6.     H.B. 118 Special License Plates for Search and Rescue Teams (B. Ferry)

    Rep. Ferry explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Hickman moved to pass the bill out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

7.     H.B. 197 Off-highway Vehicle Amendments (B. Goodfellow)

    
Rep. Goodfellow explained the bill.

    Steve Roberts, Div. of Parks and Recreation answered questions about the bill.

    MOTION: Sen. Eastman moved to pass the bill out favorably.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

8.     H.B. 29 Child Restraint Violations (C. Moss)

    Rep. Moss explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Hale moved to pass the bill out favorably.



    The motion passed with Sen. Hickman voting no and Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

     MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Waddoups absent for the vote.

    The meeting adjourned at 9:30 a.m.


    

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                Sen. David Steele, Committee Chair