House Education Committee - February 28, 2018

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Peterson called the meeting to order.
 Rep. Cutler moved to approve the minutes of February 26, 2018.
 S.B. 148 Public Education Enrollment Application Amendments (Hemmert, D.)
 Sen. Daniel Hemmert explained the bill.
 Mr. Terry Shoemaker, Executive Director, Utah School Superintendents Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Poulson moved to pass S.B. 148 out favorably.
 S.B. 117 Language Immersion Program Amendments (Stephenson, H.)
 Sen. Howard A. Stephenson explained the bill.
 Mr. Terry Shoemaker, Executive Director, Utah School Superintendents Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Susan Edwards, Public Engagement Coordinator, Canyons School District, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. Sydnee Dickson, Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Rita Heagren, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Cutler moved to pass S.B. 117 out favorably.
 S.B. 147 Nursing Initiative (Millner, A.)
 Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill.
 Mr. Alan Ormsby, State Director, American Association of Retired Persons, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kathleen Kaufman, Co-Chair, Utah Nurses Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Annette Crowley, Senior Advisor, Intermountain Healthcare, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Dale Maughan, Chairman, Utah Nursing Consortium, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass S.B. 147 out favorably.
 H.B. 388 K-12 Public Education Funding Allocation Assurance (Christensen, L.)
 Rep. LaVar Christensen explained the bill.
 Rep. Snow moved to pass H.B. 388 out favorably.
 Rep. Cutler moved to move H.B. 388 to interim study.
 Rep. Snow's motion to pass H.B. 388 out favorably.
 S.B. 153 Carson Smith Scholarship Amendments (Zehnder, B.)
 Sen. Brian Zehnder explained the bill.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to pass S.B. 153 out favorably.
 Rep. Coleman moved to place S.B. 153 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 420 Performance Metrics for Higher Education Institutions (Coleman, K.)
 Rep. Kim F. Coleman explained the bill.
 Mr. Paul Taylor, Vice President, American Federation of Teachers, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to pass H.B. 420 out favorably.
 S.B. 144 Local Funding of Education Technology (Adams, J. S.)
 Sen. J. Stuart Adams explained the bill.
 Rep. Coleman moved to pass S.B. 144 out favorably.
 Rep. Coleman moved to adjourn.
 Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting.
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