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MINUTES OF THE SENATE TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING


Members Present:     Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, Chair
            Sen. Stuart Adams
            Sen. Scott Jenkins
            Sen. Peter Knudson
            
Members Excused:    Sen. Karen Mayne
            
Staff Present:        Leif Elder, Policy Analyst
            Karen Allred, Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Paul Boyden, Executive Director, Prosecutors' Association
            Carlos Braceras, Deputy Director, Utah Department of              Transportation

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

Committee Chair Van Tassell called the meeting to order at 3:55 p.m. and announced that
H.B. 28 would not be heard today.

Approval of minutes.

     MOTION: Sen. Adams moved to adopt the minutes of the February 1, 2011 meeting.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Jenkins and Knudson absent for the vote.

1.     1st Sub. H.B. 20 Accident Responsibility Amendments (C. Herrod)

    Rep. Herrod explained the bill.

    Paul Boyden, Executive Director, Statewide Asssociation of Prosecutors further clarified the     bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Adams moved to transmit 1st Sub. H.B. 20 with a favorable     recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Jenkins and Knudson absent for the vote.

Sen. Adams assumed the committee chair.


    


2.     1st Sub. H.B. 24 Clean Fuel Vehicle Decal (Julie Fisher)

    Sen. Van Tassell explained the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to transmit 1st Sub. H.B. 24 with a favorable     recommendation.

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

3.     1st Sub. H. B 34 Department of Transportation Settlement Agreement Amendments
    (Julie Fisher)

    
Rep. Fisher explained the bill.

    Carlos Braceras, Deputy Director, Utah Department of Transportation spoke to the bill.

     MOTION: Sen. Jenkins moved to transmit 1st Sub. H.B. with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Van Tassell absent for the vote.

    MOTION: Sen. Knudson moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Van Tassell absent for the vote.

     Sen. Adams adjourned the meeting at 2:22 p.m.

    Minutes reported by Karen Allred, Secretary
    

    



Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, Committee Chair