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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE
PUBLIC UTILITIES & TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 20, House Building
March 1, 2013
MEMBERS PRESENT: Rep. Roger Barrus, Chair
Rep. Steve Handy, Vice Chair
Rep. Jerry Anderson
Rep. Kay Christofferson
Rep. Mike McKell
Rep. Angela Romero
Rep. Curt Webb
Rep. John Westwood
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Rep. Lynn Hemingway
STAFF PRESENT: Mr. Richard North, Policy Analyst
Ms. Sylvia Newton, Committee Secretary
Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Chair Barrus called the meeting to order at 4:18 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Handy moved to approve the minutes of the February 25, 2013 meeting.
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. McKell, Rep. Romero, and Rep.
Westwood absent for the vote.
H.B. 355 Unclaimed Property Amendments (Rep. D. Lifferth)
Rep. Lifferth introduced the bill to the committee, assisted by Scott Finlayson, Springville Police
Spoke in favor of the bill: LeGrand Bitter, Utah Association of Special Districts
MOTION: Rep. Christofferson moved to pass H.B. 355 out favorably. The motion passed
MOTION: Rep. Christofferson moved to place H.B. 355 on the Consent Calendar. The
motion passed unanimously.
S.B. 171 Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Electronic Financial Payment Services
(Sen. H. Stephenson)
Sen. Stephenson introduced the bill to the committee.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Brian Preece, South Jordan City
Gary Thorpe, attorney, representing eBay
MOTION: Rep. Handy moved to pass S.B. 171 out favorably. The motion passed
S.B. 180 Public Utilities Amendments (Sen. K. Van Tassell)
Sen. Van Tassell introduced the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Westwood moved to pass S.B. 180 out favorably. The motion passed
MOTION: Rep. Handy moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously.
Chair Barrus adjourned the meeting at 4:49 p.m.
Rep. Roger Barrus, Chair