Senate Education Committee - February 07, 2018

210 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Millner called the meeting to order at 3:08 p.m.
 S.B. 132 Competency-based Education Amendments (Stephenson, H.)
 Sen. Howard A. Stephenson presented the bill.
 Ms. Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent, Utah State Board of Education. spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Sarah Young, Coordinator for Teaching and Learning, Utah State Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Christine Cook, Director, Education Policy, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kathleen Kaufman spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass S.B. 132 out favorably.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to place S.B. 132 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.B. 148 Public Education Enrollment Application Amendments (Hemmert, D.)
 Sen. Daniel Hemmert presented the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass S.B. 148 out favorably.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to approve the minutes of January 30, 2018 meeting.
 Sen. Stephenson assumed the chair.
 S.B. 147 Nursing Initiative (Millner, A.)
 Sen. Ann Millner presented the bill.
 Sen. Millner moved to amend S.B. 147 with Amendment #1.
 Ms. Susan Thornock, Chair of School of Nursing, Weber State University, representing the Nursing Consortium, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Ben Becker, President, Utah Organization of Nurse Leaders, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Annette Crowley, Registered Nurse, Senior Advisor and Project Consultant for Kim Henrichsen, Intermountain Health Care, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kathleen Kaufman, Government Relations Co-Chair, Utah Nurses Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass S.B. 147 out favorably.
 Sen. Millner resumed the chair.
 H.B. 46 Educator Licensing Modifications (Peterson, V.)
 Rep. Val L. Peterson presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent, Utah State Board of Education.
 Chair Millner moved to replace H.B. 46 with 1st Substitute H.B. 46.
 Sen. Stephenson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 46 out favorably.
 S.B. 144 Local Funding of Education Technology (Adams, J. S.)
 Sen. Howard A. Stephenson presented the bill.
 Dr. Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass S.B. 144 out favorably.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to adjourn.
 Chair Millner adjourned the meeting at 3:54 p.m.
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