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MINUTES OF THE SENATE WORKFORCE SERVICES & COMMUNITY AND
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011, 6:55 P.M.
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING

            
Members Present:        Sen. Stuart Reid, Committee Chair
                Sen. Ralph Okerlund
                Sen. Jerry Stevenson
                Sen. Michael Waddoups
                Sen. Patricia Jones
                Sen. Karen Morgan     
Staff Present:        Art Hunsaker, Policy Analyst
                Lorna Wells, Committee Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Paul Morris, General Counsel for MIDA
            Allen Sanderson, Citizen
            John Weis, Citizen
            Dave O'Leary, Citizen
            Becka Roolf, SLC Transportation, Salt Lake City Corp
            Lee Gardner, Salt Lake County Assessor
        
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Reid called the meeting to order at 6:55 p.m.
    
1.     S.B. 293 Military Installation Development Authority and Annexation Amendments (J. Stevenson)

    Sen. Stevenson explained the bill with the assistance of Paul Morris, General Counsel for MIDA, both of whom answered questions from the committee.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to transmit S.B. 293 with a favorable     recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

2.    
H.B. 0094 Income Tax Credit for Combat Related Death (M. Newbold)

    Rep. Newbold explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

     MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to transmit H.B. 94 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

3.     H. B. 155 Cycling Laws (C. Moss)



    Rep. Moss explained the bill and answered questions from the committee.

    Allen Sanderson, citizen spoke against the bill.

    John Weis, citizen, Mr. O'Leary, citizen and Becka Roolf, Salt Lake City Corp. spoke in favor of the bill.

     MOTION: Sen Jones moved to amend H.B. 155 as follows:

    Page 1, line 20: Delete "highway" and insert "roadway"

    Page 1, line 70: Delete "highway" and insert "roadway"

    The motion passed unanimously.

     MOTION: Sen. Jones moved to transmit H.B. 155 as amended with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed with Sens. Jones, Morgan, Reid, and Okerlund voting in favor of the bill and Sens. Waddoups and Stevenson voting against the bill.

4.     H.B. 156 S01 Assessment of Property with Conservation Easement (D. Pitcher)

    Rep. Pitcher explained the bill with the assistance of Mr. Lee Gardner, Salt Lake County Assessor.

     MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to transmit 1st Subst. H.B. 156 with a favorable recommendation.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    MOTION: Sen. Okerlund moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    Chair Reid adjourned the meeting at 7:57 p.m.

    


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Sen. Stuart Reid, Committee Chair