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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room WO20, House Building, State Capitol Complex
February 19, 2010



Members Present:    Rep. Michael Noel, Chair
            Rep. Chris Herrod, Vice Chair
            Rep. Roger Barrus
            Rep. Mel Brown
            Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck            
            Rep. Lorie Fowlke
            Rep. Jim Gowans
            Rep. Lynn Hemingway
            Rep. Fred Hunsaker
            Rep. Ryan Wilcox
            Rep. Bill Wright
    

Staff Present:    Richard North, Policy Analyst
            Dora Soto, 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 8:04

MOTION:    Rep. Noel moved to approve the minutes of February 12, 2010 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Wilcox absent for the vote.


H.B. 173    911 Amendments (Rep. B. Dee)

Rep. Dee explained the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    
Rep. Herrod moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 2, Line 57 through Page 3, Line 59 :    

             57          
{   (5) "Primary public safety answering point" means a PSAP to which 911 calls are first

             58      routed from the 911 control office, and includes a selective router or 911 tandem.  
}

             59          
{   [   } (5)      {   ]   }      {   (6)   } "Public agency" means any county, city, town, special service district, or


2.    Page 3, Line 62 :    



             62          
{   [   } (6)      {   ]   }      {   (7)   } "Public safety agency" means a functional division of a public agency which


3.    Page 3, Line 64 :    

             64          
{   (8)   }        (7)       "Public safety answering point" or "PSAP" means a facility that:


4.    Page 3, Line 68 :    

             68          [(7)]
{   (9)   }        (8)       "Radio communications access line" means the radio equipment and assigned


5.    Page 3, Line 72 :    

             72          [(8)]
{   (10)   }        (9)       "Radio communications service" means a public telecommunications service


6.    Page 3, Lines 79 through 82 :    

             79      defined in 47 CFR, parts 20, 21, 22, 24, and 90.
{  

             80          (11) "Secondary public safety answering point" means a PSAP that receives 911 calls
             81      only as a result of a transfer from a primary PSAP.  
}

             82          [ (9)]
{   (12)   }        (10)       "Wireline common carrier" means a public telecommunications service


7.    Page 8, Lines 242 through 243 :    

             242      telecommunications service fund shall be expended by the
{   primary   } public      {   [   } agency      {   ]   }      {   safety

             243      answering point serving the public agency's jurisdiction  
}
to pay the costs of:

8.    Page 9, Line 256 :    

             256      telecommunications system] by the
{   primary public safety answering point   }        public agency       for personnel costs



The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Fowlke, Rep. Gowans and Rep.
Wilcox absent for the vote.


Spoke in favor of the bill: Mike Mathews, Utah State Title Committee Amendments

MOTION:    Rep. Hunsaker moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Wilcox absent for the vote.


H.C.R. 12    Printing and Graphic Arts Recognition Month Concurrent Resolution (Rep. B. Daw)

Rep . Daw explained the bill to the committee, assisted by Dan Hone, Crandall Historical Printing Museum.

MOTION:    Rep. Fowlke moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Barrus moved to place the bill on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously.


H.C.R. 13    Concurrent Resolution on Providing Continuing Federal Financial Assistance for the Delivery of Basic Services to Dutch John, Utah (Rep. M. Brown)


Rep. Brown explained the bill to the committee, assisted by Ken Brown, Field Director, Western County Alliance.
        
MOTION:    Rep. Gowans moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Brown moved to place the bill on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Herrod moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Noel adjourned the meeting at 8:34 a.m.

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                    Rep. Michael Noel, Chair