House Education Committee - February 19, 2019

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair Snow called the meeting to order at 2:08 p.m.
 Rep. Pulsipher moved to approve the minutes of the February 14, 2019 meeting.
 H.B. 291 Concurrent Enrollment Modifications (Winder, M.)
 Rep. Mike Winder explained the bill.
 Rep. Ballard moved to amend H.B. 291 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ballard moved to pass H.B. 291 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Watkins moved to place H.B. 291 as amended on the Consent Calendar.
 Vice Chair Pulsipher assumed the chair.
 1st Sub. H.B. 227 Utah Computer Science Grant Act (Knotwell, J.)
 Rep. John Knotwell explained the bill.
 Handouts "Hill Air Force Base Facts" and "H.B. 227 Utah Computer Science Grant Act" were distributed to the committee.
 Hill Air Force Base Fast Facts
 HB 227 Utah Computer Science Grant Act
 A power point presentation was shown to the committee.
 HB 227 Presentation
 Abby Osborne, Vice President of Public Policy and Government Relations, Salt Lake Chamber, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Utah State Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Val Hale, Executive Director, Governor's Office of Economic Development, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mary Nielson, Utah School Boards Association, board member, Juab School District, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dan Gelston, President, Broadband Communications Sector - L3, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Lindsey Kneuven, Chief Impact Officer, Pluralsight, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Brian Roundy, Senior Communications Manager, Intermountain Healthcare, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Niel Nickolaisen, Chief Technology Officer, O.C. Tanner Co., spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Robertson moved to amend 1st Substitute H.B. 227 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Ballard moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 227 as amended out favorably.
 H.B. 287 Sex Offense Amendments (Ivory, K.)
 Rep. Ken Ivory explained the bill.
 Rep. Perry moved to replace H.B. 287 with 1st Substitute H.B. 287.
 Rep. Perry moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 287 out favorably.
 H.B. 71 Health Education Amendments (Ward, R.)
 Rep. Raymond P. Ward explained the bill.
 Rep. Moss moved to amend H.B. 71 with Amendment #1.
 Sheri Mattle, Safety Commissioner, Utah PTA, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Kursten Mason, charter school educator, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Utah Human Sexuality Instruction: Frequently Asked Questions
 Jennie Earl, board member, Utah State Board of Education, speaking for herself, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Merrilee Boyack, President, Family Watch International, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Teresa A. Garrett, Utah Public Health Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Gayle Ruzicka, President, Utah Eagle Forum, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dalane England, President, United Women's Forum, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Rep. Poulson moved to pass H.B. 71 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Snow moved to amend H.B. 71 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Poulson moved to pass H.B. 71 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Perry moved to adjourn.
 Chair Pulsipher adjourned the meeting at 4:04 p.m.
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