January 30, 2002
Room 129, State Capitol Building
Rep. Loraine T. Pace, Vice Chair
Rep. Judy Buffmire
Rep. James A. Ferrin
Rep. James R. Gowans
Rep. David L. Hogue
Rep. Bradley T. Johnson
Rep. Merlynn T. Newbold
Rep. LaWanna Shurtliff
Rep. Matt Throckmorton
Rep. A. Lamont Tyler
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Jeff Alexander
Rep. Duane Bourdeaux
STAFF PRESENT: Constance C. Steffen, Research Analyst
Greta Rodebush, Committee Secretary
VISITORS LIST: Attached to and made a part of these minutes.
Chair Pace called the meeting to order at 8:32 a.m.
MOTION: Rep. Dayton moved to approve the minutes of January 28, 2002. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Hogue, Rep. Johnson, and Rep. Shurtliff absent for the vote.
H.B. 189 Retention of Educator Licenses (M. Throckmorton)
MOTION: Rep. Throckmorton moved to adopt, in title and body, 1st Sub. H.B. 189. The motion passed with Rep. Buffmire, Rep. Gowans, and Rep. Tyler voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Throckmorton moved to proceed to the next item on the agenda. The motion passed unanimously.
H.B. 213 Classroom Amplification (D. Hogue)
Rep. Hogue introduced H.B. 213 which requires the state superintendent of public instruction to conduct a study on the use of classroom amplification devices.
Mr. Kim Burningham, Utah State Board of Education, spoke to the bill.
The following spoke in favor of the bill:
Mr. Jeremiah Edwards, Teacher, Rosecreek Elementary School, 4th grade.
Ms. Jennifer Howell, Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities
Ms. Claudia Anderson, Audio Enhancement
MOTION: Rep. Buffmire moved to pass the bill out favorably.
MOTION: Rep. Tyler moved to end the debate. The motion passed unanimously with
Rep. Throckmorton absent for the vote.
A vote was taken on Rep. Buffmire's motion. The motion passed with
Rep. Ferrin, Rep. Johnson, Rep. Newbold, and Rep. Dayton voting in opposition
and Rep. Throckmorton absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Tyler moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep Throckmorton absent for the vote.
Rep. Margaret Dayton, Chair