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                    MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
Room W025, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex

March 4, 2009

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Rep. Steven Mascaro, Chair
                    Rep. Christopher Herrod, Vice Chair
                    Rep. David Litvack
                    Rep. Kay McIff
                    Rep. F. Jay Seegmiller                
                    Rep. Kenneth Sumsion
                    Rep. Christine Watkins

MEMBERS EXCUSED:         Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
STAFF PRESENT:            Arthur L. Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
                    Karen Mitchell, Committee Secretary
Note:     A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Rep. Mascaro called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Litvack moved to approve the minutes of the March 2, 2009 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 430    Economic Development Incentives for Alternative Energy Projects (Rep. K. Garn)

Rep. Garn introduced the bill to the committee with the assistance of Derek Miller, Managing Director at GOED.

Spoke for the bill:    Robin Riggs, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce
            Jason Berry, Utah Geological Survey State Energy Program (handout)
            Rob Adams, Beaver County
            Jeff Hartley, REDF
            Shelly Cordon-Teuscher, First Wind
            Ryan Lambert, Solectric Manufacturing
            Dick Clayton, Raser Technologies

MOTION:    Rep. Watkins moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 457    Truth in Music (Rep. G. Hughes)

Rep. Hughes introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. McIff moved to amend the bill on page 7 line 207 as follows: "delete the period and insert 'which continues to perform.'" Committee discussion followed. Rep. McIff withdrew the amendment.

MOTION:    Rep. Litvack moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Watkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.

Rep. Mascaro adjourned the meeting at 8:58 a.m.

                    Steven R. Mascaro, Chair