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MINUTES OF THE

HOUSE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

STANDING COMMITTEE

Room 450 State Capitol

February 14, 2012


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. R. Curt Webb, Chair
            Rep. Becky Edwards, Vice Chair
            Rep. Johnny Anderson
            Rep. Jack R. Draxler
            Rep. James A. Dunnigan
            Rep. Michael T. Morley
            Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson
            Rep. Dixon M. Pitcher
            Rep. Marie H. Poulson
            Rep. Stephen E. Sandstrom
            Rep. Larry B. Wiley

MEMBER ABSENT:        Rep. Jennifer M. Seelig

STAFF PRESENT:        Mr. Joseph Wade, Policy Analyst
            Ms. Karen Mitchell, Committee Secretary

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

Chair Webb called the meeting to order at 4:09 p.m.
    
MOTION:    Rep. Draxler moved to approve the minutes of the February 13, 2012 meeting. The     motion passed unanimously with Rep. Anderson, Rep. Edwards, Rep. Sandstrom, and Rep. Edwards absent for the vote.

1st Sub. H.B. 383    International Residential Code Amendments (Rep. J. Peterson)

This bill was heard on February 13, 2012.

MOTION:    Rep. Peterson moved to reconsider action on 1st Substitute H.B. 383. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Anderson, Rep. Edwards, Rep. Sandstrom, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

Rep. Peterson introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    
Rep. Wiley moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 383 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Anderson, Rep. Sandstrom, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.


MOTION:    Rep. Peterson moved to place 1st Substitute H.B. 383 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Anderson and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

H.B. 259    Municipal Administrative Proceedings Amendments (Rep. K. Powell)

Rep. Powell introduced the bill to the committee.

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

1.    Page 2, Lines 29 through 30 :    

             29          
  (1)       A municipality may adopt an ordinance establishing an administrative proceeding to

             30      review and decide a violation of a civil municipal ordinance.
    
  (2) An ordinance adopted in accordance with Subsection (1) shall provide due process for parties participating in the administrative proceeding.      


2.    Page 3, Lines 75 through 76 :    

             75          (ii) $65 for an appeal of a municipal administrative determination
{   [   } in accordance with

             76      Section 10-3-703.7
{   ]   } .


3.    Page 8, Line 219 :    

             219          (b) municipal administrative proceedings
{   [   } in accordance with Section 10-3-703.7      {   ]   } .


The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

Spoke for the bill:    Gary Crane, Utah League of Cities and Towns

MOTION:    Rep. Edwards moved to pass H.B. 259 out favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dunnigan and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

H.B. 189    Asbestos Requirements (Rep. L. Wiley)

Rep. Wiley introduced the bill to the committee.

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


1.    Page 2, Lines 33 through 56 :    

             33          (1) The board may make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             34      Administrative Rulemaking Act:
             35          (a) regarding the control, abatement, and prevention of air pollution from all sources
             36      and the establishment of the maximum quantity of air contaminants that may be emitted by any
             37      air contaminant source;
             38          (b) establishing air quality standards;
             39          (c) requiring persons engaged in operations which result in air pollution to:
             40          (i) install, maintain, and use emission monitoring devices, as the board finds necessary;
             41          (ii) file periodic reports containing information relating to the rate, period of emission,
             42      and composition of the air contaminant; and
             43          (iii) provide access to records relating to emissions which cause or contribute to air
             44      pollution;
             45          (d) (i) implementing [15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq. Toxic Substances Control Act,
             46      Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response, and reviewing and approving]:
             47          (A) Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II, Asbestos Hazard Emergency
             48      Response, 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.;
             49          (B) 40 C.F.R. Part 763, Asbestos; and
             50          (C) 40 C.F.R. Part 61, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants,
             51      Subpart M, National Emission Standard for Asbestos; and
             52          (ii)
{   governing   }        reviewing and approving       asbestos management plans submitted by local education agencies under

             53      [that act] the Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II, Asbestos Hazard Emergency
             54      Response, 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.;
             55          (e) establishing a requirement for a diesel emission opacity inspection and maintenance
             56      program for diesel-powered motor vehicles;

2.    Page 5, Lines 130 through 145 :    

             130          (q) meet the requirements of federal air pollution laws;
             131          (r)
  by rule,       establish work practice, certification, and clearance air sampling requirements for


             132
     persons who:
             133          (i) contract for hire to conduct demolition, renovation, salvage, encapsulation work
             134      involving friable asbestos-containing materials, or asbestos inspections[;] if:
             135          (A) the contract work is done on a site other than a residential property with four or
             136      fewer units; or
             137          (B) the contract work is done on a residential property with four or fewer units where a
             138      tested sample contained greater than 1% of asbestos;
             139          (ii) conduct work described in Subsection (3)(r)(i) in areas to which the general public
             140      has unrestrained access or in school buildings that are subject to the federal Asbestos Hazard
             141      Emergency Response Act of 1986;
             142          (iii) conduct asbestos inspections in facilities subject to 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq.,
             143      Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response; or
             144          (iv) conduct lead paint inspections in facilities subject to 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq.,
             145      Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction;

3.    Page 6, Line 171 through Page 7, Line 183 :    

             171          (6) (a) The board may not require testing for asbestos or related materials on a
             172      residential property with four or fewer units[.], unless:
             173          (i) the property's construction was completed before January 1, 1981; or
             174          (ii) the testing is for:
             175          (A) a sprayed acoustical ceiling;
             176          (B) transite siding;
             177          (C)
{   vinyl-asbestos   }        vinyl       floor tile;

             178          (D) thermal-system insulation or tape on a duct or furnace; or
             179          (E) vermiculite
{   insulated-type   }        type insulation       materials.

             180          (b) A residential property with four or fewer units is subject to an abatement rule made
             181      under Subsection (1)
  or (3)(r)       if:

             182          (i) a sample from the property is tested for asbestos; and
             183          (ii) the sample contains asbestos measuring greater than 1%.

The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Draxler, Rep. Dunnigan, and Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.



MOTION:    Rep. Poulson moved to pass H.B. 189 out favorably as amended. Rep. Seelig was absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Wiley moved to place H.B. 189 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

H.C.R. 11    Concurrent Resolution Recognizing the Sesquicentennial of the City of St. George (Rep. D. Ipson)

Rep. Ipson introduced the resolution to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Poulson moved to pass H.C.R. 11 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Dunnigan moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Seelig absent for the vote.

Chair Webb adjourned the meeting at 4:51 p.m.









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                    Rep. R. Curt Webb, Chair