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MINUTES OF THE SENATE TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
ROOM 215, SENATE BUILDING
FEBRUARY 08, 2012
            
Members Present:    Sen. Kevin T. Van Tassell, Chair
            Sen. Stuart Adams
            Sen. Scott Jenkins
            Sen. Peter C. Knudson             Sen. Karen Mayne

Staff Present:    Mr. Leif Elder, Policy Analyst
            Ms. Karen Allred, Committee Secretary

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

Chair Van Tassell called the meeting to order at 2:40 p.m.
        
Approval of Minutes    

MOTION: Sen. Mayne moved to adopt the minutes of the February 2, 2012 meeting. The             motion passed unanimously.

S.B. 12    Energy Amendments (Sen. M. Madsen)

Sen. Madsen introduced the bill.

MOTION:
Sen. Adams moved to adopt 1st Sub. S.B. 12. The motion passed unanimously

MOTION:
Sen. Adams moved to adopt the following amendments:

1.    Page 4, Line 105 :    

             105      rates
  or through a commission approved cost recovery mechanism       .


2.    Page 6, Line 154 :    

             154          (b) any
{   kilowatt hours   }        kilowatts       of electricity delivered from the renewable energy facility that


The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Madsen further explained the bill.

Spoke for the bill:    Dean Nelson, eBay
                Brad Shaffer, Rocky Mountain Power


MOTION: Sen. Jenkins moved to transmit 1st Sub. S.B. 12 as amended with a favorable              recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.

Sen. Adams assumed the Committee Chair.

S.B. 25    Driver License and Identification Card Amendments (Sen. K. Van Tassell)

MOTION: Sen. Van Tassell moved to adopt 1st Sub. S.B. 25. The motion passed unanimously             with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

Sen. Van Tassell introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen Jenkins moved to transmit 1st Sub. S.B. 25 with a favorable recommendation.
             The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

MOTION: Sen. Knudson moved that 1st Sub. S.B. 25 be placed on the Consent Calendar. The              motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

Sen. Van Tassell resumed the Committee Chair.

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

Sen. Adams introduced and explained the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Adams moved to transmit S.B. 60 with a favorable recommendation. The              motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote.

M OTION:     Sen. Knudson moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Sen. Mayne absent for the vote. Chair Van Tassell adjourned the meeting at 2:40 p.m.

    


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Sen. Van Tassell, Committee Chair