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MINUTES OF THE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION
Room 450 State Capitol
March 5, 2014
Members Present: Rep. Johnny Anderson, Chair
Rep. Val Peterson, Vice Chair
Rep. Stewart E. Barlow
Rep. Janice M. Fisher
Rep. John Knotwell
Rep. David Lifferth
Rep. Dan McCay
Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
Rep. Dixon Pitcher
Rep. Earl Tanner
Members Absent: Rep. Dean Sanpei
Staff Present: Mr. Art Hunsaker, 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 Peterson called the meeting to order at 4:15 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. Knotwell moved to approve the minutes of the March 4, 2014 meeting.
The motion passed unanimously with Rep. McCay and Rep. Pitcher absent for the
H.B. 400 Nonrepairable Vehicle Amendments (Rep. M. McKell)
Rep. McKell explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke for the bill: Sandy Blalock, Utah Auto Recyclers
MOTION: Rep. Anderson moved to hold H.B. 400 for return to rules. The motion passed
unanimously with Rep. Pitcher absent for the vote.
S.B. 187 Highway Rights-of-way Amendments (Sen. J. S. Adams) (Rep. D. McCay)
Rep. McCay explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: Craig Call, Citizen
MOTION: Rep. Knotwell moved to pass S.B. 187 out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. McCay moved to amend the bill as follows:
2, Lines 39 through 47
(3)] (4) Continuous use as a public thoroughfare under Subsection [ (1)] (2) is
interrupted only when:
(a) the regularly established pattern and frequency of public use for the given road
actually been interrupted
for a period of no less than 24 hours
to a degree that
reasonably puts the traveling public on notice; or
(b) for interruptions by use of a [
manned] barricade on or after May 10, 2011:
the person or entity interrupting the continuous use gives not less than 72
advance written notice of the interruption to the highway authority having jurisdiction of
highway, street, or road; and
(ii) the [
manned] barricade is [ maintained] in place for at least 24 consecutive
, then an interruption will be deemed to have occurred
The substitute motion passed unanimously.
The original motion passed with Rep. Tanner voting in opposition. Rep. Anderson was absent
for the vote.
Rep. Knotwell assumed the chair.
3rd Sub S.B. 47 Emergency Management Act Amendments (Sen. W. Harper)
Sen. Harper explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke for the bill: Bruce Johnson, Commissioner, Utah State Tax Commission
MOTION: Rep. Pitcher moved to pass 3rd Substitute S.B. 47 out favorably. The motion
passed unanimously with Rep. Anderson and Rep. Peterson absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Pitcher moved to place 3rd Substitute S.B. 47 on the Consent Calendar. The
motion passed unanimously with Rep. Anderson and Rep. Peterson absent for the
MOTION: Rep. Lifferth moved to adjourn. Rep. Anderson and Rep. Peterson were absent for
Rep. Knotwell adjourned the meeting at 4:58 p.m.
Rep. Johnny Anderson, Chair