age, size, and weight of the dog
The motion passed with Sen. Okerlund absent for the vote.
MOTION: Sen. Christensen moved to make the following amendment.
1, Lines 12 through 13
. prohibits the
of a dog
by a tether
more than 10 hours in a 24-hour period
and applies this offense only in a
first or second class county
use of a tether
that causes harm to the
and applies this offense only in a first or second class county
4, Line 94
in counties of the first or second class, restrains a dog by use
a tether that is not:
4, Line 100
in counties of the first or second class,
by means of a tether
in any manner that could reasonably be expected to:
4, Line 106
in counties of the first or second class, restrains
by use of a tether
for longer than 10 hours within a 24-hour period.
The motion passed with Sen. Hinkins absent for the vote.
Sen. Davis presented and explained the bill.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Ms. April Harris, Director, Salt Lake County Animal Services
Mr. Gene Baierschmidt, Director, Humane Society of Utah
Spoke to the bill: Ms. Jacey Skinner, Director, Utah Sentencing Commission
Spoke in opposition to the bill: Mr. Aaron Johnson, Utah Houndsmen Association
Mr. Dan Cockayne, Utah Houndsmen Association
Dr. Drew Allen, Utah Veterinary Medical Association
Ms. Pam Rasmussen, Vice President, Utah Animal Control
MOTION: Sen. Christensen moved to table the bill. The motion passed with Sen. Dabakis
voting in opposition.
Sen. Jenkins relinquished the chair to Sen. Christensen
S.B. 216 Water Pollution Task Force (R. Okerlund)
Sen. Okerlund presented and explained this bill.
Spoke in favor of the bill: Mr. Leonard Blackham, Commissioner, Utah Department of
Agriculture and Food
Mr. Brad Johnson, Deputy Director, Utah Department of
Mr. Leland Myers, Manager, Central Davis Sewer District
Mr. Cameron Diehl, Lawyer, Utah League of Cities & Towns
Mr. Sterling Brown, Vice President of Public Policy, Utah Farm
Mr. Mike Kohler, Manager, Utah Dairy Producers
MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed
unanimously with Sen. Jenkins absent for the vote.
S.J.R. 13 Joint Resolution Urging Governor and Utah's Congressional Delegation to
Secure Utah State Land (A. Osmond)
Sen. Osmond presented and explained this resolution.
MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to pass the bill out of committee with a favorable
recommendation. The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Jenkins, Okerlund
and Vickers absent for the vote.
MOTION: Sen. Hinkins moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Acting Chair
Christensen adjourned the meeting at 5:05 p.m.
Minutes were reported by Lorna Wells, Secretary
Sen. Scott K. Jenkins, Committee Chair