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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION
STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 450 State Capitol

February 27, 2012

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

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Rep. Wayne A. Harper
    
MEMBERS ABSENT:        Rep. Johnny Anderson
                    Rep. Bradley G. Last
                    Rep. Kenneth 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 .


Chair Daw called the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Handy moved to approve the minutes of the February 23, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Fisher, and Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

H.B. 173    Transportation Funding Modifications (Rep. B. Dee)

Rep. Dee introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Handy moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 173. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Fisher, and Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Carlos Braceras, Utah Department of Transportation

MOTION:    Rep. V. Peterson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 173 out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Kiser voting in opposition. Rep. Nielson was absent for the vote.


H.B. 407    New Car Safety and Emissions Inspection (Rep. D. Ipson)

Rep. Ipson introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Wayne Jones, Independent Auto Dealers Association

Spoke against the bill:    Mr. Terry Marasco, Utah Clean Air Alliance

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to pass H.B. 406 out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Fisher and Rep. Hemingway voting in opposition. Rep. Nielson was absent for the vote.

1st Sub H.B. 133    Vehicle Registration Amendments (Rep. J. Peterson)

Rep. J. Peterson introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Wayne Jones, Independent Auto Dealers Association

MOTION:    Rep. J. Peterson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 133 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

S.B. 60    Traffic Accident Emergency Response Fees (Sen. J. S. Adams) (Rep. G. Hughes)

Sen. Adams introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to pass S.B. 60 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

S.B. 84    Water Skiing Amendments (Sen. C. Anderson) (Rep. R. Wilcox)

Sen. Anderson introduced the bill to the committee.

Spoke for the bill:    Mr. Eric Stucki, Utah State Parks

MOTION:    
Rep. Kiser moved to pass S.B. 84 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

S.B. 201    Expungement Amendments (Sen. C. Bramble) (Rep. W. Harper)

Sen. Bramble introduced the bill to the committee.



MOTION:    Rep. V. Peterson moved to pass S.B. 201 out favorably. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 455    Financing Motor Vehicle Purchases (Rep. G. Froerer)

This bill was not considered.

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

Chair Daw adjourned the meeting at 9:11 a.m.








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                            Rep. Bradley M. Daw, Chair