Federal Funds Commission

Utah Legislature


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10:00 a.m. Room 210 Senate Building



1.        Committee Business

         Call to order

         Approval of the minutes of the May 18, 2017, meeting


2.        Medicaid Waiver

The commission will discuss a federal block grant Medicaid program and submission of a state waiver from Medicaid requirements, with consideration given to how much money the state could save.


         Nathan Checketts, Deputy Director, Department of Health


3.        Administrative Burden of Public Education Federal Grants

The commission will discuss the level of administrative burden placed on school districts that receive federal funds.


         Scott Jones, Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Utah State Board of Education

         Natalie Grange, Assistant Superintendent of Operations, Utah State Board of Education


4.        NCSL Review of Federal Shutdown Risk

The commission will examine the talking points and presentations made at the recent National Conference of State Legislators summit in Boston that pertained to the risk and impact of a federal government shutdown.


         Rep. Ken Ivory


5.        Other Items/Adjourn