Joint Committee on Ways and Means 2007 Session

Full Committee

 

Meeting Index

 

May 4, 2007

Hearing Room F

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 48A, 49A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Schrader, Co-Chair

Sen. Carter, Vice-Chair

Sen. Bates

Sen. Devlin

Sen. Gordly

Sen. Johnson

Sen. Morse

Sen. Nelson

Sen. Verger

Sen. Westlund

Sen. Whitsett

Sen. Winters

Rep. Nolan, Co-Chair

Rep. Nathanson, Vice-Chair

Rep. D. Edwards

Rep. Galizio

Rep. Garrard

Rep. Hanna

Rep. Jenson

Rep. Morgan

Rep. Shields

 

Members Excused:

 

 

 

Staff Present:

Ken Rocco, Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal Office

Theresa McHugh, Deputy Legislative Fiscal Officer, Legislative Fiscal Office

John Britton, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Michelle Deister, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Susie Jordan, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Deborah Manthe, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Eric Sorenson, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

Work Session:

HB 5013 Construction Contractors Board

SB 5537 Public Utility Commission

HB 2626-A Relating to recycling of electronic devices

HB 2982-A Relating to registration fees

SB 107 Relating to emission fees for major sources

Federal Grant Application Requests:

Department of Environmental Quality, four grant applications

Department of Human Services

Department of Human Services

Department of Human Services

Department of Transportation, seven grant applications

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules. For complete content, please refer to the tapes.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 46B

 

 

003

Co-Chair Schrader

Calls the meeting to order at 8:37 a.m.

005

Co-Chair Schrader

Opens Work Session.

Budget Bills Reported Out of Subcommittee

 

HB 5013, Construction Contractors Board

008

Rep. Jenson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #1)

028

Co-Chair Schrader

 

029

Sen. Bates

 

038

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 20 0 1

Exc: Rep. Galizio

039

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

SB 5537, Public Utility Commission

040

Rep. Edwards

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #2)

061

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 20 0 1

Exc: Galizio

062

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

063

Co-Chair Schrader

 

Other Bills Reported Out of subcommittee

 

HB 2626-A, Relating to recycling of electronic devices

064

Sen. Morse

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #23

077

Co-Chair Schrader

 

078

Sen. Gordly

 

080

Sen. Johnson

 

087

Sen. Whitsett

 

099

Rep. Morgan

 

108

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 21 0 0

110

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

111

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

HB 2982-A, Relating to registration fees

112

Sen. Verger

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #4)

129

Co-Chair Schrader

 

130

Rep. Garrard

 

136

Rep. Jenson

 

138

Sen. Verger

 

141

Susie Jordan, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

146

Co-Chair Nolan

 

153

Rep. Jenson

 

158

Rep. Morgan

 

163

Rep. Hanna

 

165

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 19 2 0

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Winters, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Hanna, Jenson, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Reps. Morgan and Garrard

167

Co-Chair Schrader

Declares the motion CARRIED.

168

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

SB 107, Relating to emission fees for major sources

170

Sen. Devlin

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #5)

191

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 19 2 0

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Winters, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Morse, Nelson, Verger, Whitsett, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Jenson, Garrard, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Rep. Morgan and Hanna

193

Co-Chair Schrader

Declares the motion CARRIED.

Other Business

 

Department of Environmental Quality: Recommends approval of four federal grant applications to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

196

Sen. Devlin

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #6)

217

Co-Chair Schrader

 

218

Sen. Morse

 

231

Rep. Hanna

 

242

Sen. Devlin

 

252

Rep. Hanna

 

254

Rep. Garrard

 

271

Rep. Galizio

 

280

Sen. Devlin

 

288

Rep. Garrard

 

292

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 16 5 0

Aye: Sens. Westlund, Gordly, Winters, Johnson, Bates, Devlin, Nelson, Verger, Carter, and Schrader; Reps. Jenson, Galizio, Shields, Edwards, Nathanson, and Nolan

No: Sens. Morse and Whitsett; Reps. Morgan, Hanna, and Garrard

296

Co-Chair Schrader

Declares the motion CARRIED.

297

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

Department of Human Services: Recommends approval of federal grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

299

Rep. Nathanson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #7)

325

Co-Chair Schrader

 

326

Rep. Hanna

 

328

Rep. Nathanson

 

336

Rep. Jenson

 

342

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 21 0 0

344

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

345

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

Department of Human Services: Recommends approval of federal grant application to the U.S. Dept of Health of Human Services

346

Rep. Nathanson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #8)

372

Co-Chair Schrader

 

375

Sen. Johnson

 

381

John Britton, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

387

Sen. Westlund

 

403

Sen. Winters

 

407

Sen. Bates

 

413

Rep. Jenson

 

422

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 21 0 0

424

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

425

 

 

 

Department of Human Resources: Recommends approval of federal grant application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

426

Sen. Gordly

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #9)

TAPE 49A

 

 

001

Sen. Gordly

Continues reading the pony.

010

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 21 0 0

014

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

016

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

Department of Transportation: Recommends approval of seven federal grant applications to the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration

017

Sen. Johnson

Moves subcommittee recommendation; reads pony. (Exhibit #10)

035

Co-Chair Schrader

 

 

 

Vote: 21 0 0

036

Co-Chair Schrader

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

037

Co-Chair Schrader

Adjourns the meeting at 9:13 a.m.