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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room W020, House Building
February 1, 2012
Members Present: Rep. Michael Noel, Chair
Rep. Steve Handy, Vice Chair
Rep. Roger Barrus
Rep. Fred C. Cox
Rep. Lynn Hemingway
Rep. Neal Hendrickson
Rep. Chris Herrod
Rep. Ken Ivory
Rep. Lowry Snow
Members Excused: Rep. John Dougall
Members Absent: Rep. Ryan Wilcox
Staff Present: Ms. Allison Nicholson, Policy Analyst
Ms. Sylvia Newton, Committee Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Vice Chair Handy called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m.
MOTION:: Rep. Cox moved to approve the minutes of the January 30, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Ivory and Rep. Noel absent for the vote.
H.B. 72 Waste Tire Amendments (Rep. N. Hendrickson)
Rep. Hendrickson introduced the bill, which was amended in an earlier committee meeting, as follows:
1. Page 7, Lines 187 through 193 :
187 (1) There is created a restricted special revenue fund entitled the "Waste Tire Recycling
189 (2) The fund shall consist of:
190 (a) the proceeds of the fee imposed under Section 19-6-805 ;
191 (b) penalties collected under this part
(c) assets transferred to and loan repayments deposited in the fund
pursuant to Section
193 19-6-824 . }
Spoke in favor of the bill: Mr. Chad Barker, Liberty Tire Recycling
MOTION: Rep. Hemingway moved to pass the amended bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Noel absent for the vote.
H.J.R. 1 Green Schools Joint Resolution (Rep. M. Wheatley)
MOTION: Rep. Hemingway moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.J.R. 1. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Noel absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Cox moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 1, Lines 23 through 25 :
WHEREAS, deteriorating school infrastructure and poor indoor environmental
24 threaten the health, well-being, and achievement of students and staff in the state's public
25 schools; }
The motion to amend the bill passed unanimously with Rep. Noel absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Noel moved to pass 1st Substitute H.J.R. 1 out favorably as amended. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Rep. Hemingway moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Vice Chair Handy adjourned the meeting at 2:34 p.m.
Rep. Michael Noel, Chair