MINUTES OF THE
SENATE EDUCATION STANDING COMMITTEE
210 Senate Building, Utah State Capitol Complex
March 3, 2016
Members Present: Sen. Ann Millner, Chair
Sen. Lincoln Fillmore
Sen. Howard A. Stephenson
Sen. Stephen H. Urquhart
Members Absent: Sen. Jim Dabakis
Sen. Mark B. Madsen
Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson
Members Excused: President Wayne L. Niederhauser
Staff Present: Ms. Allyson Goldstein, Policy Analyst
Ms. Tonya Hadley, Committee Secretary
NOTE: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Acting Chair Urquhart called the meeting to order at 9:25 a.m.
HB 343 School Administration Amendments (Rep. Stratton)
Rep. Stratton explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Sen. Stephenson moved to pass HB 343 to the floor with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Sen. Stephenson moved to place HB 343 on the consent calendar. The motion passed unanimously.
SB 244 School Funding Amendments (Sen. Fillmore)
Sen. Fillmore explained the bill to the committee.
Spoke to the bill: Ms. Natalie Grange, School Finance Director, State Office of Education
Dr. Sara Jones, Director, Utah Education Association
MOTION: Sen. Fillmore moved to pass SB 244 to the floor with a favorable recommendation. The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION: Sen. moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously. Acting Chair Urquhart adjourned to meeting at 9:35 a.m.
Sen. Ann Millner, Chair