Utah Senate Grades The Senate grades are based upon their votes on 11 bills that faced committee

votes and nine that had full floor votes. Thus, Senators were graded on between nine and 18 votes, depending on which committees they serve on. They were given two points for "yes" votes and one point for abstentions. Senators Jones, Patricia Mayne, Karen Robles, Luz Davis, Gene Stevenson, Jerry Weiler, Todd Van Tassell, Kevin Dabakis, Jim Shiozawa, Brian Osmond, Aaron Harper, Wayne Bramble, Curtis Hillyard, Lyle Knudson, Peter Christensen, Allen Valentine, John Niederhausen, Wayne Thatcher, Daniel Adams, J. Stuart Urquhart, Stephen Vickers, Evan J. Henderson, Deidre Okerlund, Ralph Jenkins, Scott Reid, Stuart Hinkins, David Dayton, Margaret Madsen, Mark Stephenson, Howard   Num. 100% 100% 100% 95% 94% 94% 92% 91% 90% 89% 88% 86% 85% 84% 80% 80% 80% 80% 79% 78% 72% 70% 66% 65% 61% 56% 50% 50% 45% Let. A A A A A A A A A B B B B B B B Inc.* B C C C C D D D F F F F

Sen. Wayne Niederhauser gets an "incomplete." He did cast a "Yes" vote all six times he voted on air quality bills, but abstained five times. Senators were graded based on votes on the following bills: o HB 121, Air Quality Revisions o HB 154, Wood Burning Amendments

o HB 19, Electric Vehicle Battery Charging Service Amendments o HB 271, Motor Vehicle Emissions o HB 38, Resource Stewardship Amendments o HB 41, Clean Fuel School Buses and Infrastructure o HB 61, Clean Air Programs o HB 74, Energy Efficient Vehicle Tax Credits o SB 164, Environmental Protection Amendments o SB 196, Medical Waste Incineration Prohibition o SB 64, Air Quality Rules and Penalties o SB 99, State Vehicle Efficiency Requirements Overall, while most Senators got passing grades, it's worth noting that the Senate failed to even vote on four air quality bills passed by the House. Most notably, HB388, which had passed the House 58-10, would have allowed cities and counties to ask voters for a sales tax increase dedicated to transit. They also failed to vote on HB44, which would have funded a $20 million program to replace polluting school buses; HCR23, which would have urged Utah to get cleaner Tier 3 fuels here as as soon as possible; and HB271, which would have toughened penalties against polluting diesel vehicles.

Utah House Grades House grade are based upon their votes on 13 bills that faced both committee and full floor votes. Thus, Representatives were graded on between 13 and 19 votes, depending upon which committees they serve on. They were given two points for "yes" votes and one point for abstentions. Representatives Arent, P. Briscoe, J. Edwards, R. Hall, C. King, B. Peterson, J. Poulson, M. Redd, E Seelig Spendlove, R. M. Wheatley Wiley, L. Draxler, J. Ducksworth, S. Eliason, S. Powell Hemingway, L. Num 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% Let A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A

Cosgrove, T. Pitcher Chavez-Houck, R. McIff Moss Romero Snow, V. L. Nielson, J. Fischer, J. Ipson, D. Nelson, M. Tanner Christensen, L. Barrus, R. Noel, M. Dunnigan, J. Wilson, B. Christofferson, K. Handy, S. McKell Westwood, J. Layton, D. Sagers, D. Perry Barlow, S. Cox, J. Last, B. Froerer, G. Webb, R. C. Brown, M. Lockhart, R. Greenwood, R. Hughes, G. Anderson, Johnny Sanpei, D. Bird, J. Gibson F. Ray, P. Lifferth, D. Dee, B. Hutchings, E. K. Peterson, V Cunningham, R.

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Wilcox, R. Stanard Stratton Kennedy, M. Menlove Greene, B. Anderson, Jerry Ivory, K. Oda Knotwell, J. Grover, K. McCay Mathis, J. Roberts Anderegg, J 

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Representatives were graded based on votes on the following bills: o HB 121, Air Quality Revisions o HB 154, Wood Burning Amendments o HB 19, Electric Vehicle Battery Charging Service Amendments o HB 271, Motor Vehicle Emissions o HB 38, Resource Stewardship Amendments o HB 388, Amendments to Transportation Funding o HB 41, Clean Fuel School Buses and Infrastructure o HB 55, Income Tax Credit for Purchase of Transit Pass o HB 61, Clean Air Programs o HB 74, Energy Efficient Vehicle Tax Credits o SB 196, Medical Waste Incineration Prohibition o SB 99, State Vehicle Efficiency Requirements o HJR 23, Joint Resolution Endorsing Tier III Standards for Air Quality

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