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NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, & ENVIRONMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
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.