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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450 State Capitol

January 30, 2012

MEMBERS PRESENT:        Rep. Bradley M. Daw, Chair
                    Rep. Johnny Anderson, Vice Chair
                    Rep. Stewart E. Barlow
                    Rep. Janice M. Fisher
                    Rep. Stephen G. Handy
                    Rep. Wayne A. Harper
                    Rep. Lynn N. Hemingway            
                    Rep. Todd E. Kiser
                    Rep. Bradley G. Last
                    Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
                    Rep. Jim Nielson
                    Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson
                    Rep. Val L. Peterson

MEMBERS ABSENT:        Rep. Kenneth W. Sumsion
                    
STAFF PRESENT:            Mr. Leif Elder, Policy Analyst
                    Ms. Karen Mitchell, Committee Secretary

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


Vice Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep .Handy moved to approve the minutes of the January 26, 2012 meeting. The         motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Harper, Rep. Nielson, Rep.         Jeremy Peterson, and Rep. Daw absent for the vote.

H.B. 71    Vehicle Window Tint Amendments (Rep. D. Butterfield)

Rep. Butterfield introduced the bill to the committee and provided a handout.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Robert Kern, Citizen
            Ms. Cindy Kern, Citizen

Spoke against the bill:     Mr. Sid Groll , Law Enforcement Director, Utah Department of                         Natural Resources
                
Capt. Barton Blair, Utah Highway Patrol

MOTION:
    Rep. Last moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed         with Rep. Nielson and Rep. Anderson voting in opposition. Rep. Harper and Rep.         Jeremy Peterson were absent for the vote.



H.B. 68    Powersport Vehicle Franchise Act Amendments (Rep. D. Sagers)

Rep. Sagers introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Bruce Steadman, Steadman's Recreation
            Mr. Wayne Jones, Independent Auto Dealers Association

MOTION:    Rep. Hemingway moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed with         Rep. Nielson voting in opposition.

S.B. 29    State Highway System Modifications (Sen. K. Van Tassell) (Rep. B. Daw)

Sen. Van Tassell introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

S.B. 14    Transportation Corridor Preservation Revolving Loan Fund Amendments (Sen. P. Knudson) (Rep. R. C. Webb)


Sen. Knudson introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Daw moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

S.B. 26    Disposition of Realigned Highways Revisions (Sen. J. S. Adams) (Rep. G. Froerer)

Rep. Kiser introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Ms. Linda Hull, Utah Department of Transportation

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

MOTION:    Rep. Fisher moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

Vice Chair Anderson adjourned the meeting at 3:08 p.m.





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                            Rep. Bradley M. Daw, Chair