Senate Education Committee - January 23, 2018
210 Senate Building
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Chair Millner called the meeting to order at 2:09 p.m.
S.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Recognizing Educators of the Deaf and American Sign Language Instructors (Iwamoto, J.)
Sen. Jani Iwamoto explained the bill.
Dr. Joel Coleman, Superintendent, Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr Ben Horsley, Granite School District, spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.J.R. 1 out favorably.
S.B. 87 School Security Locks (Weiler, T.)
Sen. Todd Weiler explained the bill.
Mr. Coy Porter, Utah State Fire Marshal, spoke to the bill.
Sen. Henderson moved to pass S.B. 87 out favorably.
S.C.R. 3 Concurrent Resolution on the Importance of Civil Liberties for Students (Dabakis, J.)
Sen. Jim Dabakis presented the bill with the assistance of Rep. Kim F. Coleman.
Mr. Brad Asay, President, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Spencer Jenkins, Assistant Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Henderson moved to pass S.C.R. 3 out favorably.
Sen. Stephenson spoke of his experience visiting the Navy Seal Team 7 training facilities, and what he learned about their deliberate practice instructions and how it relates generally to education.
Sen. Hillyard moved to adjourn.
Chair Millner adjourned the meeting at 3:06 p.m.
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