House Education Committee - February 26, 2018

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
Chair Peterson called the meeting to order.
 Rep. Moss moved to approve the minutes of February 20, 2018.
 H.B. 387 Higher Education Budget Provisions (Fawson, J.)
 Rep. Justin L. Fawson explained the bill.
 Mr. Spencer Jenkins, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, Utah State Board of Regents, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to pass H.B. 387 out favorably.
 H.B. 401 Higher Education Criminal Background Amendments (Potter, V.)
 Rep. Val K. Potter presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. K. Chad Campbell, President, Bridgerland Technical College.
 Rep. Owens moved to amend H.B. 401 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Owens's motion to amend H.B. 401 with Amendment #1
 Rep. Owens moved to pass H.B. 401 as amended out favorably.
 H.B. 408 Public Education Amendments (Moss, J.)
 Rep. Jefferson Moss presented the bill with the assistance of Rep. Susan Pulsipher.
 Handouts "ULEAD Structure" and "ULEAD" was distributed to the committee.
 Mr. Stan Lockhart, former member of the State Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Christine Cooke, Education Policy Analyst, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Brittney Cummins, Vice Chair, Utah State Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Poulson moved to amend H.B. 408 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Poulson's motion to amend H.B. 408 with Amendment #1
 Rep. Poulson moved to pass H.B. 408 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Coleman assumed the chair.
 H.B. 442 Public Education Code Repeals (Peterson, V.)
 Rep. Val L. Peterson explained the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to replace H.B. 442 with 1st Substitute H.B. 442.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 442 out favorably.
 H.B. 293 Education Funding Amendments (Last, B.)
 Rep. Bradley G. Last explained the bill.
 Handouts "Minimum School Program - Basic Levy" and "Voted & Board Local Levy Programs - State Guarantee" were distributed to the committee.
 Rep. Peterson assumed the chair.
 Mr. Terry Shoemaker, Associate Executive Director, Utah School Boards Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Katherine Kennedy, Vice President, Salt Lake City Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jay Blain, Director of Policy and Research, Utah Education Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. LeAnn Wood, Education Commissioner, Utah Parent Teacher Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Abby Osborne, Vice President of Government Relations, Salt Lake Chamber, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Billy Hesterman, Vice President, Utah Taxpayers Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Snow moved to replace H.B. 293 with 1st Substitute H.B. 293.
 Rep. Cutler moved to replace H.B. 293 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 293.
 Rep. Snow's motion to replace H.B. 293 with 1st Substitute H.B. 293
 Rep. Poulson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 293 out favorably.
 1st Sub. S.B. 115 Upstart Program Amendments (Adams, J. S.)
 Rep. Bradley G. Last explained the bill.
 Rep. Cutler moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 115 out favorably.
 Rep. McCay moved to adjourn.
 Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting.
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