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February 13, 2003
Room 129, State Capitol Building
Rep. Merlynn, T. Newbold, Vice Chair
Rep. LaVar Christensen
Rep. John Dougall
Rep. James A. Ferrin
Rep. James R. Gowans
Rep. Ann W. Hardy
Rep. Brad King
Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
Rep. Loraine T.Pace
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. David L. Hogue
Rep. Kory M. Holdaway
Rep. Gregory H. Hughes
Rep. Bradley T. Johnson
Rep. LaWanna Shurtliff
STAFF PRESENT: Constance C. Steffen, Policy Analyst
Greta Rodebush, Committee Secretary
VISITORS LIST: Attached to and made a part of these minutes.
Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 4:28 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. King moved to approve the minutes of February 11, 2003. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Dougall and Rep. Pace absent for the vote.
H.C.R. 7 Resolution Promoting Character and Citizenship Education (K. Morgan)
Rep. Karen Morgan introduced H.C.R. 7 which urges Utah's public elementary and secondary schools to promote character and citizenship education through emphasis on rights, responsibility, and respect.
Ms. Sarah Meier, Utah School Boards Association, Utah State Superintendents Association, and
Granite School Board, spoke in favor of the bill.
MOTION: Rep. Ferrin moved to replace H.C.R. 7, in title and body, with 1st Sub. H.C.R. 7, Resolution Promoting Character and Citizenship Education.
MOTION: Rep. King moved to pass the original bill out favorably. The motion passed with
Rep. Ferrin, Rep. Pace, Rep. Newbold, and Rep. Dayton voting in opposition.
MOTION: Rep. Christensen moved to adjourn. The motion passed with Rep. Gowans,
Rep. King, and Rep. Moss voting in opposition.
Chair Dayton adjourned the meeting at 5:05 p.m.
Rep. Margaret Dayton, Chair