House Education Committee - February 14, 2018

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
Vice Chair Coleman called the meeting to order.
 Rep. Cutler was excused from the meeting.
 S.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Recognizing Educators of the Deaf and American Sign Language Instructors (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Jani Iwamoto explained the resolution.
 H.B. 228 Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training Amendments (Romero, A.)
 Rep. Angela Romero presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Deondra Brown, Founder, Foundation for Survivors of Abuse.
 Rep. Owens moved to amend H.B. 228 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Owens's motion to amend H.B. 228 with Amendment #1
 Rep. Moss moved to pass H.B. 228 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Peterson moved to place H.B. 228 on the Consent Calendar.
 S.J.R. 1 Joint Resolution Recognizing Educators of the Deaf and American Sign Language Instructors (Iwamoto, J.)
 Rep. Peterson moved to pass S.J.R. 1 out favorably.
 Rep. Owens moved to approve the minutes of February 12, 2018.
 H.B. 233 Teacher Salary Supplement Revisions (Potter, V.)
 Rep. Val K. Potter presented the bill with the assistance of Sen. Howard A. Stephenson.
 Ms. Heidi Matthews, President, Utah Education Association, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. John Clinton, teacher, Highland High School, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Rita Heagren, Vice President of Political Action, American Federation of Teachers Utah, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to replace H.B. 233 with 1st Substitute H.B. 233.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 233 out favorably.
 S.C.R. 3 Concurrent Resolution on the Importance of Civil Liberties for Students (Dabakis, J.)
 Rep. Peterson assumed the chair.
 Rep. Coleman presented the bill with the assistance of Sen. Jim Dabakis.
 Mr. Spencer Jenkins, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, State Board of Regents, spoke in favor of the resolution.
 Ms. Marilyn Larson, citizen, spoke to the resolution.
 Rep. Christensen moved to amend S.C.R. 3 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Christensen's motion to amend S.C.R. 3 with Amendment #1
 Rep. Hutchings moved to pass S.C.R. 3 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Owens moved to adjourn.
 Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting.
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