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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450 State Capitol

February 16,     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. Todd E. Kiser                
                    Rep. Bradley G. Last                
                    Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
                    Rep. Jim Nielson
                    Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson
                    Rep. Val L. Peterson
                    Rep. Kenneth Sumsion                

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Rep. Lynn N. Hemingway    
                    
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 8:11 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Handy moved to approve the minutes of the February 10, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Daw, Rep. Fisher, Rep. Harper, Rep. Val Peterson, and Rep. Sumsion absent for the vote.

H.B. 87    Billboard Revisions (Rep. M. Brown)

Rep. M. Brown introduced the bill to the committee with the assistance of: Mr. Dewey Reagan, President, Reagan Outdoor Advertising; Mr. Jeff Young, Senior Vice President, Young Electric Sign Company; Mr. Michael Wardle, Young Electric Sign Company; and Mr. Rob Saunders, Saunders Outdoor Advertising.

MOTION:    
Rep. Jeremy Peterson moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 87. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Daw, Rep. Fisher, Rep. Harper, Rep. Val Peterson, and Rep. Sumsion absent for the vote.

Spoke against the bill:    Ms. Melissa Johnson, Mayor, West Jordan City
                Ms. Jodi Hoffman, Utah League of Cities and Towns



MOTION:    
Rep. Fisher moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 87 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Sumsion absent for the vote.

S.B. 35    New Motor Vehicle Warranties Act Amendments (Sen. K. Mayne) (Rep. D. Brown)

Sen. Mayne introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Wayne Jones, Executive Director, R.V. Dealers Association

MOTION:    Rep. Harper moved to pass S.B. 35 out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Nielson and Rep. Sumsion voting in opposition. Rep. Val Peterson was absent for the vote.

Vice Chair Anderson relinquished the chair to Chair Daw.

H.B. 327    Operation of Bicycles on Highways (Rep. J. Anderson)


Rep. Anderson introduced the bill to the committee with the assistance of: Mr. Dan Fazzini, Jr., Citizen.

MOTION:    Rep. Anderson moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 327. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Handy and Rep. Harper absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Jeremy Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Handy and Rep. Harper absent for the vote.

Chair Daw adjourned the meeting at 9:59 a.m.







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                            Rep. Bradley M. Daw, Chair