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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room W020, House Building
February 2, 2012

MEMBERS PRESENT:    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 ABSENT:    Rep. Michael Noel, Chair
                Rep. Ryan Wilcox

MEMBERS EXCUSED:    Rep. John Dougall

STAFF PRESENT:    Mr. Richard North, 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 4:02 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Hendrickson moved to approve the minutes of the February 1, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Herrod absent for the vote.

H.B. 67    Stormwater Capture Amendments (Rep. F. Cox)

MOTION:    Rep. Cox moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 67, Storm Water Capture Amendments. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Herrod absent for the vote.

Rep. Cox introduced the substitute bill to the committee.

Spoke in opposition to the bill:    Kent Jones, State Engineer, Division of Water Rights
                        Lynn Pace, League of Cities and Towns
                        Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau

MOTION:    Rep. Hemingway motioned to adjourn. The motion passed.

Vice Chair Handy adjourned the meeting at 4:40 p.m.



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                        Rep. Michael Noel, Chair