House Education Committee - February 15, 2017

30 House Building

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 Recording 1
 Chair V. Peterson called the meeting to order at 8:06 a.m.
 H.B. 212 Incentive for Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools (Winder, M.)
 Rep. Mike Winder explained the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to replace H.B. 212 with 2nd Substitute H.B. 212. The motion passed with a vote of 8-0-6. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Fawson J, Last B, McCay D, Moss C, Owens D, Poulson M, Snow V L Absent or not voting were: Coleman K, Christensen L, Cutler B R, Gibson F, Hutchings E, Noel M
 Dr. Forrest Crawford, Weber State University, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jennie Earl spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Michael Parker, Director Public Policy, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Dr. Sara Jones, Utah Education Association, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Elizabeth Garbe, United Way of Salt Lake, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 212 out favorably.
 Rep. Coleman made a substitute motion to amend 2nd Substitute H.B. 212 with Amendment #1. The motion failed with a vote of 4-6-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Fawson J, McCay D Voting in the negative were: Gibson F, Last B, Moss C, Owens D, Poulson M, Snow V L Absent or not voting were: Christensen L, Cutler B R, Hutchings E, Noel M
 Rep. Owen's original motion to pass out 2nd Substitute H.B. 212 favorably passed with a vote of 6-4-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Gibson F, Last B, McCay D, Owens D, Snow V L Voting in the negative were: Coleman K, Fawson J, Moss C, Poulson M Absent or not voting were: Christensen L, Cutler B R, Hutchings E, Noel M
 S.B. 59 Students with Disabilities Evaluation Amendments (Davis, G.)
 Sen. Gene Davis explained the bill.
 Ms. Alyson Eddie, parent, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Nancy Kennedy, Former President, Utah School Boards Association spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Connor Boyack,¬†Libertas¬†Institute, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Jared Carman, Vice President, Carden Memorial School, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Dr. Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Last moved to adjourn. The motion passed with a vote of 10-0-4. Voting in the affirmative were: Peterson V, Coleman K, Christensen L, Fawson J, Gibson F, Last B, Moss C, Noel M, Owens D, Poulson M Absent or not voting were: Cutler B R, Hutchings E, McCay D, Snow V L
 Chair V. Peterson adjourned the meeting at 10:00 a.m.
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