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Room 445 - State Capitol

March 6, 2013

MEMBERS PRESENT:     Rep. Ryan Wilcox, Chair
                Rep. Jim Nielson, Vice Chair
                Rep. Jake Anderegg                    
                Rep. Steve Eliason                              
                Rep. Gage Froerer
                Rep. Francis Gibson
                 Rep. Eric Hutchings                         
                Rep. Brian King
                Rep. John Knotwell
                Rep. Jon Stanard
                Rep. Earl Tanner     

MEMBERS EXCUSED:     Rep. Mel Brown
                Rep. Joel Briscoe                            
                 Rep. Tim Cosgrove     

MEMBERS ABSENT:     Rep. Kay McIff
                Rep. Doug Sagers

STAFF PRESENT:        Mr. Phil Dean, Policy Analyst
                Ms. An Bradshaw, Secretary
Note:    A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Wilcox called the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Knotwell moved to approve the minutes of March 4, 2013. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Eliason, Rep. Froerer, and Rep. Stanard absent for the vote.

S.C.R. 6    Concurrent Resolution on Federal Gas Tax (Sen. D. Henderson)

Sen. Henderson introduced the resolution to the committee.

Spoke to the resolution:    Mr. Lee Peacock, Utah Petroleum Association

MOTION:    Rep. Eliason moved to pass the resolution our favorably. The motion passed unanimously .

MOTION:    Rep. Wilcox moved to place SCR6 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously.

H.B. 363    Public Education State Capitol Visit Funding (Rep. S. Eliason)

Rep. Eliason introduced the bill to the committee.

MOTION:    Rep. Eliason moved to amend the bill as follows:

1.    Page 1, Lines 22 through 24 :    

             22          This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2014:
             23          .    to the State Board of Education as a one-time appropriation:
             24              .    from the Education Fund,
{   $20,000   }        $9,800       .

2.    Page 2, Lines 48 through 52 :    

             48          To State Board of Education
             49          From Education Fund, One-time
     {   $20,000   }        $9,800      

             50          Schedule of Programs:
             51              Related to Basic Program - State Capitol Field Trips    
{   $20,000   }        $9,800      

             52          Section 3. Effective date.

The motion to amend passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer and Rep. Hutchings absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Knotwell moved to pass HB363 out favorably as amended. The motion passed with Rep. Nielson voting in opposition and Rep. Froerer absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Knotwell moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Froerer absent for the vote.

Chair Wilcox adjourned the meeting at 9:15 a.m.

                             Rep. Ryan Wilcox, Chair