Senate Education Committee - February 21, 2017
210 Senate Building
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Acting Chair Sen. Stephenson called the meeting to order at 8:11 a.m.
Chair Millner moved to approve the minutes of February 16, 2017.
S.B. 234 School Turnaround Amendments (Millner, A.)
Sen. Ann Millner explained the bill with the assistance of Dr. Rich Nye, Deputy Superintendent, Utah State Board of Education.
Sen. Hillyard moved to pass S.B. 234 out favorably.
Chair Millner assumed the chair.
H.B. 126 Student Plan for College and Career Readiness Revisions (Winder, M.)
Rep. Winder explained the bill.
Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass H.B. 126 out favorably.
Sen. Iwamoto moved to place H.B. 126 on the Consent Calendar.
S.B. 196 Health Education Amendments (Adams, J. S.)
Sen. J. Stuart Adams explained the bill.
Sen. Hillyard moved to amend S.B. 196 with Amendment #2.
Mr. Mark Huntsman, Chair, Utah State Board of Education spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Debra Coe, Utah Commission on LGBT Suicide Prevention spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Clifford Roskey, Law Professor, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Gayle Ruzicka, President, Utah Eagle Forum spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Bill Duncan, Sutherland Institute spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Laura Bunker, Family Policy Resource spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Stephenson moved to pass S.B. 196 out favorably.
H.J.R. 8 Joint Resolution Supporting the Retention of Public Educators (Edwards, R.)
Rep. Rebecca P. Edwards explained the bill.
Sen. Iwamoto moved to pass H.J.R. 8 out favorably.
Sen. Iwamoto moved to adjourn.
Chair Millner adjourned the meeting at 9:25 a.m.
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