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February 15, 2005
MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Wayne A. Harper, Chair
Rep. Glen A. Donnelson, Vice Chair
Rep. Sheryl L. Allen
Rep. Craig A. Frank
Rep. Fred R. Hunsaker
Rep. Bradley G. Last
Rep. Joseph G. Murray
Rep. Merlynn T. Newbold
Rep. Patrick L. Painter
Rep. Gordon E. Snow
Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
Rep. Roz McGee
Rep. Ross I. Romero
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
STAFF: Bryant Howe, Assistant Director
Crystal Hermanson, Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Harper called the meeting to order at 9:16 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Snow moved to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2005 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 96 Amendments Relating to Clean Fuels and Vehicles Using Clean Fuels (Rep. F. Hunsaker)
Rep. Hunsaker introduced the bill and explained its intent. Chaz Blakemore, Nicholas Ange, Annaka Selk, Lara Taranova, and Christopher Gordon from Morningside Elementary, and Kelly Hammerer, Utah Clean Cities, spoke for the bill. Craig Bickmore, Utah Auto Dealers Association, and Joe Thomas, Mobile Source Manager, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, spoke to the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Donnelson moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 14, Lines 400 through 405 :
400 (2) The HOV lane exception [
is repealed December 31, [ 2005] 2010.
402 Section 8. Effective date -- Retrospective operation.
403 (1) Except as provided in Subsections (2) and (3), this bill takes effect on May 2, 2005.
404 (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the amendments to Section
405 on July 1, 2005.
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. McGee absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Cosgrove moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
S.B. 53 Land Value Property Tax Study (Sen. H. Stephenson)
Sen. Stephenson introduced the bill and explained its intent.
MOTION: Rep. Frank moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
S.B. 121 Property Tax Exemption Amendments (Sen. C. Bramble)
Sen. Bramble introduced the bill and explained its intent.
MOTION: Rep. Snow moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
S.B. 125 Amendments to Individual Income Tax Credit for Special Needs Adoptions (Sen. P. Hellewell)
Sen. Hellewell introduced the bill and explained its intent.
MOTION: Rep. Newbold moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. McGee moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Harper adjourned the meeting at 10:15 a.m.
Rep. Wayne A. Harper, Chair