Senate Education Committee - March 05, 2018

215 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
Chair Millner called the meeting to order at 4:12 p.m.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to approve the minutes for the March 2, 2018 meeting.
 1st Sub. H.B. 313 Charter School Revisions (McCay, D.)
 Rep. Daniel McCay presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent, Utah State Board of Education.
 Mr. Royce Van Tassell, Executive Director, Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 313 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 313.
 Sen. Stephenson moved to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 313 with 3rd Substitute H.B. 313.
 Ms. Tami Pyfer, Education Advisor, Utah Governor's Office, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Kristen Elinkowski, Chair, State Charter Board, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Kim Frank, Utah Charter Network, spoke to the bill.
 Sen. Stephenson's motion to replace 1st Substitute H.B. 313 with 3rd Substitute H.B. 313
 Sen. Adams moved to pass 3rd Substitute H.B. 313 out favorably.
 1st Sub. H.B. 286 Reproductive Education Amendments (Fawson, J.)
 Rep. Justin L. Fawson presented the bill with the assistance of Ms. Miriam Hall, Miss Springville/Mapelton.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 286 with Amendment #5.
 Ms. Nicholeen Peck, President, Worldwide Organization for Women, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Gayle Ruzika, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Linda Zenger, Family Life Commissioner, Utah PTA, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Stephenson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 286 out favorably.
 H.B. 458 Jail Beds Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Michael E. Noel presented the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass H.B. 458 out favorably.
 H.B. 468 Residential Vocational and Life Skills Program Amendments (Ray, P.)
 Rep. Paul Ray presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Scott Howell, Other Side Academy.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to amend H.B. 468 with Amendment #3.
 Ms. Janet Garbett spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass H.B. 468 out favorably.
 Sen. Hillyard moved to adjourn.
 Chair Millner adjourned the meeting at 5:35 p.m.
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