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HOUSE TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM W135, WEST OFFICE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX
February 9, 2006
Rep. J. Stuart Adams, Vice-Chair
Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
Rep. Bradley M. Daw
Rep. Brad Dee
Rep. John Dougall
Rep. Jim Dunnigan
Rep. Julie Fisher
Rep. Kerry W. Gibson
Rep. Brad King
Rep. Karen W. Morgan
Rep. Peggy Wallace
Rep. Larry B. Wiley
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Jeff Alexander
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. David Clark
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 9:04 a.m.
S.B. 119 Repeal of Off-highway Vehicle Registration Number (Sen. T. Hatch) (Rep. D. Ure)
Sen. Hatch explained the bill.
Spoke for the bill: Wayne Jones, Utah Powersport Dealers Association
Fred Hayes, Division of State Parks and Recreation
Michael Swenson, Executive Director, Utah Shared Access Alliance
MOTION: Rep. Daw moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Morgan absent for the vote.
H.J.R. 25 State Transportation Empowerment Resolution (Rep. A. Tilton)
Rep. Tilton explained the resolution.
MOTION: Rep. Dunnigan moved to call the question. The motion passed unanimously with
Rep. Cosgrove absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Dougall moved to pass the resolution out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Dee, Rep. Fisher, Rep. Morgan and Rep. Murray voting against the motion. Rep. Cosgrove was absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Wallace moved to approve the minutes of the February 3, 2006 and the February 7, 2006 meetings. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Cosgrove absent for the vote.
H.B. 298 Driver License - Application of Minor (Rep. D. Litvack)
MOTION: Rep. Morgan moved to amend the bill as follows:
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10 This bill modifies the
11 applications by
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17 and liability requirements may sign the application;
. provides that the Office of Licensing within the Department of Human Services shall require a child placing agency that provides foster home services to notify a foster parent of the liability requirements when signing as a responsible adult for a foster child to receive a driver license;
. grants the Office of Licensing rulemaking authority to establish procedures for a child placing agency to provide the notifications; and
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25 53-3-211, as last amended by Chapter 222, Laws of Utah 2004
62A-2-108.5, Utah Code Annotated 1953
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72 driving simulation device at the substitution rate provided under Subsection 53-3-505.5 (2)(b).
62A-2-108.5. Notification requirement for child placing agencies that provide foster home services.
(1) The office shall require a child placing agency that provides foster home services to notify a foster parent that if the foster parent signs as the responsible adult for a foster child to receive a driver license under Section 53-3-211, the foster parent is jointly and severally liable with the minor for civil compensatory damages caused by the minor when operating a motor vehicle upon a highway as provided under Subsections 53-3-211(3) and (4).
(2) In accordance with Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the office may make rules establishing the procedures for a child placing agency to provide the notification required under this section.
The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Cosgrove absent for the vote.
Rep. Litvack explained the bill.
Spoke for the bill: Ken Stettler, Director, Office of Licensing, Department of Human Services
Duane Betournay, Deputy Director, Division of Child and Family Services
MOTION: Rep. Morgan moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adams and Rep. Cosgrove absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. King moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Adams and Rep. Cosgrove absent for the vote.
Rep. Murray adjourned the meeting at 9:58 a.m.
Representative Joseph G. Murray