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PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room WO25, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 13, 2008
Members Present: Rep. Michael Noel, Chair
Rep. Aaron Tilton, Vice Chair
Rep. Mel Brown
Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
Rep. Janice Fisher
Rep. Lynn Hemingway
Rep. Fred Hunsaker
Rep. Steven Mascaro
Rep. Kay McIff
Members Absent: Rep. Jim Bird
Rep. Bradley Winn
Staff Present: John Q. Cannon, Managing Policy Analyst
Linda Black, Committee Secretary
note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Noel called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Hemingway moved to approve the minutes of February 8, 2008. The motion passed unanimously with Rep Fisher, Rep. McIff, and Rep. Tilton absent for the vote.
H.B. 353 Department of Environmental Quality Amendments (Rep. C. Johnson)
Rep. Johnson presented the bill.
Spoke to the bill: Sandra Allen, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Environmental Quality
MOTION: Rep. Mascaro moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Tilton absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Fisher moved to place H. B. 353 on the Consent Calendar. The motion failed with Rep. Noel voting in opposition.
S.B. 130 Utility Improvement District Revisions (Sen. K. VanTassell) (Rep. M. Brown)
Sen. VanTassell presented the bill.
Spoke to the bill: Mike Peterson, Executive Director, Utah Rural Electric Association
MOTION: Rep. Hunsaker moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Brown moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Noel adjourned the meeting at 9:00 a.m.
Michael Noel, Chair