Senate Education Committee - February 03, 2017

210 Senate Building

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 Recording 1
 Acting Chair Stephenson called the meeting to order at 4:04 p.m.
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to approve the minutes of the February 2, 2017 meeting.
 S.B. 117 Higher Education Performance Funding (Millner, A.)
 Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill.
 Chair Millner moved to replace S.B. 117 with 1st Substitute S.B. 117. The motion passed with a vote of 7-0-0. Voting in the affirmative were: Millner A, Adams J S, Henderson D, Hillyard L, Iwamoto J, Niederhauser W, Stephenson H
 Dr. David L. Buhler, Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. David Woolstenhulme, Commissioner of Technical Education, Utah College of Applied Technology spoke in favor of the bill.
 President Niederhauser moved to pass 1st Substitute S.B. 117 out favorably.
 S.B. 144 Carson Smith Scholarship Amendments (Fillmore, L.)
 Sen. Lincoln Fillmore explained the bill.
 Ms. Cheryl Smith, Carson Smith's mother, spoke against the bill.
 Dr. Julia Hood, Director, Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning spoke to the bill.
 Mr. John Pingree, Pingree Center, spoke to the bill.
 Dr. Julia Hood spoke to the bill
 Ms. Natalie Grange, ¬†Assistant Superintendent of Financial Operations, Utah State Board of Education spoke to the bill.
 Chair Millner moved to go to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-3. Voting in the affirmative were: Millner A, Hillyard L, Iwamoto J, Stephenson H Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Henderson D, Niederhauser W
 S.B. 148 School Leadership Task Force (Millner, A.)
 Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill.
 Mr. Brad Asay, President, AFT Utah spoke to the bill.
 Dr. Sara Jones, Utah Education Association spoke to the bill.
 Chair Millner moved to pass S.B. 148 out favorably. The motion passed with a vote of 3-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Millner A, Iwamoto J, Stephenson H Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Henderson D, Hillyard L, Niederhauser W
 Sen. Iwamoto moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 3-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Millner A, Iwamoto J, Stephenson H Absent or not voting were: Adams J S, Henderson D, Hillyard L, Niederhauser W
 Sen. Stephenson adjourned the meeting at 5:41 p.m.
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