House Education Committee - March 01, 2018

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Vice Chair Coleman called the meeting to order.
 H.B. 437 Career and Technical Education Scholarships (Grover, K.)
 Rep. Keith Grover presented the bill with the assistance of Dr. David R. Woolstenhulme, Commissioner of Technical Education, Utah System of Technical Colleges.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass H.B. 437 out favorably.
 Rep. Owens moved to approve the minutes of February 28, 2018.
 H.B. 467 Educator Postretirement Reemployment Revisions (Christensen, L.)
 Rep. LaVar Christensen explained the bill.
 Mr. Dee Larson, General Counsel, Utah Retirement Systems, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Peterson assumed the chair.
 Rep. Cutler moved to amend H.B. 467 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Cutler's motion to amend H.B. 467 with Amendment #1
 Rep. Cutler moved to pass H.B. 467 as amended out favorably.
 1st Sub. S.B. 127 Reading Software 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.
 Rep. Cutler moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 127 out favorably.
 1st Sub. S.B. 176 Student Internship Liability (Stephenson, H.)
 Sen. Howard A. Stephenson explained the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 176 out favorably.
 S.B. 195 Credit Acceptance by Higher Education Institutions (Stephenson, H.)
 Sen. Howard A. Stephenson explained the bill.
 Mr. Paul Taylor, Vice President, American Federation of Teachers, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Spencer Jenkins, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, Utah State Board of Regents, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Hutchings moved to pass S.B. 195 out favorably.
 1st Sub. S.B. 165 Higher Education Repeals (Vickers, E.)
 Sen. Evan J. Vickers explained the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 165 out favorably.
 S.B. 179 Education Code Modifications (Millner, A.)
 Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill.
 Rep. Moss moved to pass S.B. 179 out favorably.
 1st Sub. S.B. 174 Higher Education Capital Facilities (Millner, A.)
 Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill.
 The handouts "SB 174 - Utah System of Technical Colleges Capitol Funding Model" and "SB 174 - Utah System of Higher Education - Capitol Funding Model" were distributed to the committee.
 Mr. Jeff Reddoor, Director, Utah State Building Board, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. David Woolstenhulme, Commissioner of Technical Education, Utah System of Technical Colleges, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. David L. Buhler, Commissioner of Higher Education, Utah System of Higher Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 174 out favorably.
 Rep. Moss moved to adjourn.
 Chair Peterson adjourned the meeting.
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