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January 25, 2005
Room W135, West Office Building, State Capitol Complex

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Margaret Dayton, Chair
        Rep. LaVar Christensen, Vice Chair
        Rep. Ron Bigelow
Rep. Duane Bourdeaux
        Rep. John Dougall
        Rep. James R. Gowans
        Rep. David L. Hogue
        Rep. Kory M. Holdaway
        Rep. Bradley T. Johnson
        Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
        Rep. Merlynn T. Newbold
Rep. LaWanna Shurtliff
MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. James A. Ferrin
        Rep. Gregory Hughes
        Rep. Stephen H. Urquhart
STAFF PRESENT:    Constance C. Steffen, Policy Analyst
        Cindy Baker, Committee Secretary
        Dee S. Larsen, Associate General Counsel

Note: List of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.

Chair Dayton called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m and welcomed committee members.
The minutes of January 24, 2005 were not approved as a quorum was not present at the beginning of the meeting.

H.B. 188    Beginning Teacher Enhancements ( B. Johnson )

Rep. Johnson, assisted by Rep. Gowans, and Rep. Menlove, introduced the bill, which creates a program to enhance the compensation of beginning teachers and provides money for teacher mentoring programs.

Bruce Williams, Associate Superintendent, Davis School District, addressed questions of committee members.


MOTION:    Rep. Christensen moved to adjourn. The vote was unanimous with Rep. Bigelow
    absent for the vote. Chair Dayton adjourned the meeting at 4:48 p.m.

Rep. Margaret Dayton, Chair