House Education Committee - January 25, 2017

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Vice Chair Coleman called the meeting to order.
 H.B. 43 American Indian and Alaskan Native Education Amendments (Noel, M.)
 Rep. Noel moved to amend H.B. 43 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Peterson assumed the chair.
 The motion passed with a vote of 13-0-1. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Cutler B R, Fawson J, Gibson F, Last B, McCay D, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M, Snow V L Absent or not voting was: Hutchings E
 Rep. Michael E. Noel explained the amended bill.
 Dr. Edward Lyman, Superintendent, San Juan School District, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. David Damschen, State Treasurer, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Utah State Board of Education spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. Chuck Foster, American Indian Education Specialist, Utah State Board of Education spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Wendy Chun spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. McCay moved to pass H.B. 43 out favorably, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 14-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Cutler B R, Fawson J, Gibson F, Hutchings E, Last B, McCay D, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M, Snow V L
 H.B. 88 Teacher Salary Supplement Program Amendments (Gibson, F.)
 Rep. Francis D. Gibson explained that he is working with another Legislator who is drafting a similar bill, so the bill will not be heard today.
 H.B. 114 Local School Entity Amendments (Cutler, B. R.)
 Rep. Bruce R. Cutler explained the bill.
 Ms. Brittney Cummins, Board Member, Utah State Board of Education, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Royce Van Tassell, Executive Director, Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Terry Shoemaker, Executive Director, Utah School Superintendents Association, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Cutler moved to amend H.B. 114 with Amendment #6.
 The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Cutler B R, Fawson J, Gibson F, McCay D, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Last B, Snow V L
 Rep. McCay moved to pass H.B. 114 out favorably, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 11-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Cutler B R, Fawson J, Gibson F, McCay D, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Last B, Snow V L
 H.B. 136 Board of Education Revisions (Kennedy, M.)
 Rep. Michael S. Kennedy explained the bill.
 Ms. Elise Ellis, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Lisa Cummings, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Gayle Ruzicka, Eagle Forum, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Jared Carlson, citizen, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Fawson moved to amend H.B. 136 with Amendment #1.
 The motion passed with a vote of 12-0-2 Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Cutler B R, Fawson J, Gibson F, McCay D, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Last B,
 Rep. Christensen moved to amend H.B. 136 with Amendment #2.
 The motion passed with a vote of 11-1-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Fawson J, Gibson F, McCay D, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M, Snow V L Voting in the negative was: Cutler B R Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Last B
 Rep. McCay moved to pass H.B. 136 out favorably, as amended. The motion passed with a vote of 9-3-2. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Fawson J, Gibson F, McCay D, Noel M, Owens D, Snow V L Voting in the negative were: Cutler B R, Moss C, Poulson M Absent or not voting were: Hutchings E, Last B
 Chair Coleman adjourned the meeting at 4:19 p.m.
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