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MINUTES OF THE SENATE
TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY
STANDING COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010, 8:00 A.M.
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING, STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX


Members Present:     Sen. Steve Urquhart, Chair
            Sen. David Hinkins
            Sen. Jerry Stevenson
            Sen. Peter Knudson
            Sen. Kevin Van Tassell
            Sen. Brent Goodfellow
            Sen. Karen Mayne     
Staff Present:        Leif Elder, Policy Analyst
            Karen C. Allred, Secretary
            
Public Speakers Present:    

A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Sen. Van Tassel assumed the chair.

Acting Chair Van Tassell called the meeting to order at 8:13 a.m.

1.     S.B. 26 - Utah E-commerce Integrity Act

    
Sen. Urqhart introduced and explained the bill.
    
    
     MOTION: Sen. Urquhart moved to amend S.B. 26 with the following amendment:


1.    Page 13, Lines 387 through 391 :    

             387          (d) (i) A person is liable for using a domain name under Subsection (1)(a) only if that
             388      person is the domain name registrant or that registrant's authorized licensee,
{   agent,   } affiliate,

             389     
{   representative,   } domain name registrar, domain name registry, or other domain name

             390      registration authority that knowingly
{   and actively   } assists a violation of this chapter by the

             391      registrant.


    
    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Hinkins, Goodfellow, and Mayne absent for the vote.

     MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to pass S.B. 26 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Goodfellow and Mayne absent for the vote.

2.     S.B. 117 - Pete Suazo Memorial Highway

    
Sen. Robles introduced and explained the bill.

    Kassidy Carter, niece of Pete Suazo, spoke in favor of the bill.

    MOTION:
Sen. Knudson moved to pass S.B. 117 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Urquhart, Goodfellow, and Mayne absent for the vote.

Sen. Knudson assumed the chair.

4.     H.B. 46 - Motor Vehicle Act Amendments

    
Sen. Van Tassell introduced and explained the bill.
    
    
Rodney Marrelli, Executive Director, Utah State Tax Commission

     MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to pass H.B. 46 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Urquhart and Mayne absent for the vote.

5.     H.B. 57 - Extension of Sunset for Design-build Contract Award Authorization

    Rep. Fisher introduced and explained the bill.

    Rich Thorn, Associated General Contractors spoke in favor of the bill.

    MOTION:
Sen. Goodfellow moved to pass H.B. 57 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Urquhart and Mayne absent for the vote.


Acting Chair Van Tassell resumed the chair.

6.     H.B. 58 - Utah Generated Renewable Energy Electricity Network Authority Board     Amendments

    
Rep. Barrus introduced and explained the bill.

    MOTION: Sen. Stevenson moved to pass H.B. 58 out of committee with a favorable recommendation .

    
The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Urquhart and Mayne absent for the vote.

Approval of Minutes

    MOTION:
Sen. Stevenson moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2010 meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Urquhart absent for the vote.

MOTION: Sen. Goodfellow moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Urquhart absent for the vote.

    Acting Chair Van Tassell adjourned the meeting at 8:48 a.m.

    Minutes reported by Karen C. Secretary.

    





Sen. Steve Urquhart, Committee Chair