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Room 450 State Capitol

February 28, 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. Lynn N. Hemingway
                    Rep. Todd E. Kiser
                    Rep. Bradley G. Last                
                    Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
                    Rep. Jim Nielson                    
                    Rep. Val L. Peterson                                        

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Rep. Wayne A. Harper
MEMBERS ABSENT:        Rep. Jeremy A. Peterson
                    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 4:11 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Handy moved to approve the minutes of the February 27, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Barlow, Rep. Daw, Rep. Last, and Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

H.B. 152    Emissions Amendments (Rep. D. Brown)

Rep. D. Brown introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. V. Peterson moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 152. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Last, Rep. Daw, and Rep. Nielson absent for the vote.

Spoke for the bill:        Mr. Bryce Bird, Utah Division of Air Quality

Spoke against the bill:    Mr. Dan Northrup, VETA
                Mr. D. J. Griffin, Jiffy Lube
                Mr. Andrew Gibson, D J Auto/ CARQUEST Technical Instructor
                Mr. Dave Griffin, Jiffy Lube

MOTION:    Rep. Kiser moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Last absent for the vote.

H.B. 506    Martin Luther King, Jr. Special Group License Plate (Rep. R. Chavez-Houck)

Rep. Chavez-Houck introduced the bill to the committee assisted by Dr. Roderic Land, Martin Luther King Human Rights Foundation.

Spoke for the bill:        Rev. France Davis, Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church

MOTION:    Rep. Fisher moved to pass H.B. 506 out favorably. The motion passed with Rep. Anderson, Rep. Daw, and Rep. Nielson voting in opposition. Rep. Last was absent for the vote.

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

This bill was not considered.

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

Vice Chair Anderson adjourned the meeting at 4:55 p.m.

                            Rep. Bradley M. Daw, Chair