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HOUSE TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM W135, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
January 25, 2006
Rep. J. Stuart Adams , Vice-Chair
Rep. Jeff Alexander
Rep. David Clark
Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
Rep. Bradley M. Daw
Rep. Brad Dee
Rep. Jim Dunnigan
Rep. Julie Fisher
Rep. Kerry W. Gibson
Rep. Brad King
Rep. Karen W. Morgan
Rep. Peggy Wallace
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Larry B. Wiley
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. John Dougall
STAFF PRESENT: Mark Steinagel, Policy Analyst
Jennifer Eyring, House Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Murray called the meeting to order at 8:38 a.m.
H.B. 96 Pedestrians' Right-of-way Amendments (Rep. B. Daw)
Rep. Daw explained the bill assisted by Scott Duncan, Utah Highway Patrol.
MOTION: Rep. Tim Cosgrove moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Wallace absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. King moved to approve the minutes of the January 18, 2006 and the January 20, 2006 meetings. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Wallace absent for the vote.
H.B. 267 Transportation Construction Amendments (Rep. Julie Fisher)
Rep. Fisher explained the bill assisted by Linda Hull, Utah Department of Transportation.
Spoke for the bill: Rich Thorn, Association of General Contractors
MOTION: Rep. Morgan moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 293 Transportation - Oversize and Overweight Permit (Rep. K. Gibson)
Rep. Gibson explained the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Morgan moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 3, Lines 82 through 86 :
82 (iii) In accordance with Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
83 the department shall
rules for the issuance of an annual oversize
permit for a vehicle or
84 combination of vehicles that is more than 14 feet 6 inches wide, 14 feet high, or 105 feet long
85 if the department determines that the permit is needed to accommodate highway transportation
86 needs for multiple trips on a specified route.
The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously.
Spoke to the bill: Rick Clasby, Utah Department of Transportation
Douglas Foxley, Counsel to Union Pacific Railroad
Spoke for the bill: Dale Zabriskie, Utah Manufactured Housing Association
MOTION: Rep. Daw moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. King moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Rep. Murray adjourned the meeting at 9:21 a.m.
Representative Joseph G. Murray