House Education Committee - March 04, 2019

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Vice Chair Pulsipher called the meeting to order at 4:08 p.m.
 Rep. Poulson moved to approve the minutes of the February 28, 2019 meeting.
 Chair Snow assumed the chair.
 H.B. 409 Changes to the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (Pulsipher, S.)
 Rep. Susan Pulsipher explained the bill with the assistance of Joel Coleman, Superintendent, Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.
 Rep. Waldrip moved to pass H.B. 409 out favorably.
 Rep. Johnson moved to place H.B. 409 on the Consent Calendar.
 1st Sub. S.B. 149 Teacher and Student Success Act (Millner, A.)
 A handout "Teacher and Student Success Program" was distributed to the committee.
 Teacher and Student Success Program
 Vice Chair Pulsipher resumed the chair.
 Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill.
 Bob Marquardt, Our Schools Now, spoke in favor of the bill.
 McKay Jensen, board member, Provo City School District School Board, President elect, Utah School Board, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ashley Anderson, parent, educator, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Heidi Matthews, President, Utah Education Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Jennie Earl, speaking for herself, board member, Utah State Board Of Education, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Wendy Hart, former board member, Alpine School Board, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Kara Sherman, Advocacy Vice President, Utah PTA, spoke in favor of the bill
 Royce Van Tassell, Executive Director, Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Frank Schofield, Superintendent, Logan City School District, Utah Superintendent Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Alisa Ellis, speaking for herself, board member, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Noel Lee, parent, educator, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mary Nielson, Utah School Boards Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ballard moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 149 out favorably.
 S.B. 134 Campus Safety Amendments (Iwamoto, J.)
 Sen. Iwamoto presented the bill with the assistance of Chief Mike Brown, Salt Lake City Police Department, Wendy Isom, Victim Advocate Coordinator, Mara Haight, Executive Director, Rape Recovery Center, Jackson Anderson, Philanthropy Chair, Utah Chapter, Beta Theta Phi and Matt McCluskey, parent.
 Jennifer Oxborrow, Executive Director, Utah Domestic Violence Coalition, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Gabriel Snow, student, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Jim Webster, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Snow moved to pass S.B. 134 out favorably.
 H.B. 385 Medicaid Reimbursements to Public Schools (Moss, C.)
 Rep. Carol Spackman Moss explained the bill with the assistance of Kory Holdaway, lobbyist, Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
 Handouts "Medicaid Funding for School Nurses" and "House Bill 385 1st Sub." were distributed to the committee.
 Medicaid Funding for School Nurses
 House Bill 385 1st Sub.
 Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent of Policy, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Andrew Riggle, Public Policy Advocate, Disability Law Center, spoke to the bill.
 Mike Anderson, Jordan School District, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Joelle Rasmussen, Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Association, State Education Advocacy Leader, spoke to the bill.
 Tom Post, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill
 Terry Shoemaker, Associate Executive Director, Utah School Boards Association, Executive Director, Utah School Superintendents Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Lindsay Meyers, Speech-Language Pathologist, Legislative Chair, Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Julie Schow, Speech-Language Pathologist, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Robertson moved to replace H.B. 385 with 1st Substitute H.B. 385.
 Rep. Poulson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 385 out favorably.
 Rep. Perry moved to hold 1st Substitute H.B. 385.
 H.B. 416 Educational Services for Students in Human Services Programs (Owens, D.)
 Rep. Derrin R. Owens explained the bill with the assistance of Angie Stallings, Deputy Superintendent of Policy, Utah State Board of Education, and Heidi Alder, General Counsel, Weber School District.
 Ann Silverburg Williamson, Executive Director, Utah Department of Human Services, spoke to the bill.
 Nate Crippes, attorney, Disability Law Center, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rebecca Otsuka, Youth Provider Association of Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Perry moved to amend H.B. 416 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Perry moved to pass H.B. 416 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Johnson moved to adjourn.
 Vice Chair Pulsipher adjourned the meeting at 7:23 p.m.
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