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Room W125, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex

February 18, 2005

Members Present:    Rep. Roger E. Barrus, Chair
    Rep. Michael E. Noel, Vice Chair
    Rep.     Jackie Biskupski
    Rep. Craig W. Buttars
    Rep. David N. Cox
    Rep. Carl W. Duckworth
    Rep. James R. Gowans     Rep. Bradley T. Johnson
    Rep. John G. Mathis
    Rep. Patrick L. Painter
    Rep. David Ure
    Rep. Mark W. Walker
    Rep. Mark A. Wheatley
    Rep. Richard Wheeler
     Members Absent:    Rep. Margaret Dayton
Staff Present:    Brian Allred, Policy Analyst
            Cindy Baker, Committee Secretary
Visitors List:        List filed with Committee Minutes

Vice Chair Noel called the meeting to order at 9:01 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Ure moved to approve the minutes of February 15, 2005. The motion         passed unanimously with, Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Buttars, Rep. Duckworth,          Rep. Gowans, Rep. Mathis, Rep. Painter and Rep. Walker absent for the vote.

H.B. 308    Archeological Resources Amendments (B. Johnson)

Rep. Johnson explained the bill.

MOTION:    Rep. Johnson moved to delete in title and body H.B.308 and replace it with 1st         Sub. H.B. 308. The motion passed unanimously with, Rep. Duckworth,
         Rep. Gowans, and Rep. Mathis absent for the vote.

Spoke against the bill:    Cathryn Collis, SWCA Environmental
            Matthew Seddon, SWCA Environmental
            Philip Notarianni, Director of the Division of State History
            Wilson Martin, State Historic Preservation Officer

Spoke for the bill:    Roy Macpherson, Utah Statewide Archeological Society
            Miles Morretti, Division of Wildlife Resources

Spoke to the bill:    Daryl Thomas, Archeologist

MOTION:    Rep. Johnson moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with         Rep. Biskupski, Rep. Duckworth, and Rep. Wheatley voting in opposition.

MOTION:    Rep Ure moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

Vice Chair Noel adjourned the meeting at 9:55 a.m.

    Rep. Roger E. Barrus, Chair