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MINUTES OF THE

SENATE EDUCATION STANDING COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010

ROOM 415, STATE CAPITOL



Members Present:        Sen. Curtis Bramble, Chair
                Sen. Margaret Dayton
                Sen. Brent Goodfellow
                Sen. Karen Morgan
                Sen. Howard A. Stephenson
                
Members Excused:        Sen. Lyle Hillyard
                Sen. Scott Jenkins
                    
Staff Present:            Allison Nicholson, Policy Analyst
                Karen C. Allred, Secretary
                    
Public Speakers Present:    Jessica Farnsworth, Section Chief, Internet Crimes Against
                    Children Task Force, Attorney General's Office
                Stan Rasmussen, Public Affairs Manager, Sutherland Institute
                Sean Hullinger, Private Attorney
                Jacey Skinner, Sentencing Commission, Council on Criminal and
                     Juvenile Justice
                Wade Farraway, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's
                    Office    
                Kris Knowlton, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's
                    Office
        
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Chair Bramble called the meeting to order at 7:44 A.M.
    
1.         S.B. 237 -- Transition for Repealed Navajo Trust Fund Act Amendments

        Sen. Hinkins introduced and explained the bill.

         MOTION: Sen. Morgan moved to pass S.B. 237 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

        The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Dayton and Stephenson absent for the vote.

Sen. Morgan assumed the chair.


2.         H.B. 189 -- Closed Meetings Amendments

        Sen. Bramble introduced and explained the bill.

         MOTION: Sen. Bramble moved to pass H.B. 189 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

        The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Dayton and Stephenson absent for the vote.

Chair Bramble resumed the chair.

MOTION: Sen. Goodfellow moved to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2010 meeting.

        The motion passed unanimously with Sens. Dayton and Stephenson absent for the vote.

3.    1st Sub. H.B. 150 -- Administrative Subpoena Amendments

    Rep. Daw introduced and explained the bill.

    Jessica Farnsworth, Section Chief, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Attorney General's Office; Wade Farraway, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office; and Kris Knolton, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office; spoke in favor of the bill.

    Stan Rasmussen, Public Affairs Manager, Sutherland Institute; and Sean Hullinger, Private Attorney; spoke in opposition to the bill.

    Jacey Skinner, Sentencing Commission, Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, spoke to the bill.

MOTION: Sen. Dayton moved to adjourn.

    The motion passed with Sens. Bramble, Dayton, and Morgan voting in favor, and Sens.     Goodfellow and Stephenson voting in opposition.

Chair Bramble adjourned the meeting at 8:39 A.M.

    Minutes were reported by Karen C. Allred, Secretary.




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Sen. Curtis Bramble