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NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, & ENVIRONMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
February 2, 2011
Members Present: Rep. Roger E. Barrus, Chair
Rep. Joel Briscoe
Rep. Jack Draxler
Rep. Brad Galvez
Rep. Neal Hendrickson
Rep. John Mathis
Rep. Mike Noel
Rep. Patrick Painter
Rep. Doug Sagers
Rep. Christine Watkins
Rep. Ryan Wilcox
Members Absent: Rep. Stephen Sandstrom, Vice Chair
Rep. Mel Brown
Rep. Brad Dee
Staff Present: Brian Allred, Policy Analyst
Joanna MacKay, Committee Secretary
Note: A List of visitors is filed with committee minutes .
Rep. Barrus called the meeting to order at 4:04 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Galvez moved to approve the minutes of the February 1, 2011 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Hedrickson and Rep. Noel absent for the vote.
S.B. 25 Share Certificates in Water Companies (Sen. R. Okerlund) (Rep. J. Draxler)
MOTION: Rep. Painter moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 8, Lines 215 through 216 :
215 (2) On and after July 1, 2011, Subsection (1) does not apply to the replacement of a
216 lost, destroyed, or wrongfully taken share certificate of a water company. Section
2. Page 10, Lines 290 through 291 :
290 (iii) beginning no later than
days after submission of the request to
291 replacement share certificate.
The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Noel absent for the vote.
Sen. Okerlund explained the bill to the committee, assisted by Fred Finlinson, Chairman, Utah Water Coalition.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Kent Jones, State Engineer, Utah Division of Water Rights
MOTION: Rep. Painter moved to hold the bill. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Mathis absent for the vote.
H.B. 68 Off-highway Vehicle Operator Responsibilities (Rep. M. Noel)
Rep. Noel explained the bill to the committee, assisted by Shannon Halverson, Office of Legislative Research.
MOTION: Rep. Hendrickson moved to pass the bill with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Mathis and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Wilcox moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Mathis and Rep. Painter absent for the vote.
Rep. Barrus adjourned the meeting at 4:48 p.m.