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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Room 445, State Capitol Building
Rep. LaVar Christensen, Vice Chair
Rep. Patrice Arent
Rep. Becky Edwards
Rep. Steve Eliason
Rep. Greg Hughes
Rep. John Mathis
Rep. Kay McIff
Rep. Carol Spackman Moss
Rep. Merlynn Newbold
Rep. Marie Poulson
Rep. Kraig Powell
Rep. Holly Richardson
Rep. Ken Sumsion
MEMBERS ABSENT: Rep. Bill Wright, Chair
Rep. Rebecca Lockhart
STAFF PRESENT: Constance C. Steffen, Policy Analyst
Linda Service, Committee Secretary
Note: List of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.
Rep. Christensen, called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.
MOTION: Rep. McIff moved to approve the minutes of January 26, 2011. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Mathis was absent for the vote.
H.J.R. 3 Joint Resolution Promoting Healthy and Energy Efficient Schools (Rep. M. Wheatley)
MOTION: Rep. Moss moved to substitute HJR 3 with 1st Substitute HJR 3. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Newbold and Rep. Sumsion were absent for the vote.
Rep. Wheatley introduced a joint resolution which encourages the Utah State Board of Education and Utah's school districts to promote more healthy and energy efficient schools in the state.
The following spoke in support of the resolution:
Ken Adlam, Utah Chapter, American Institute of Architects
Jay Blain, Utah Education Association
The following spoke against the resolution:
JoDee Sundberg, Utah School Boards Association
Becky Maddox, citizen
MOTION: Rep. Newbold moved to move to the next item on the agenda.
SUBSTITUTE MOTION: Rep. Moss moved to pass out 1st Substitute HJR 3 with a favorable recommendation. Rep. Moss withdrew the motion.
The motion to move to the next item on the agenda passed unanimously. Rep. Mathis was absent for the vote.
H.J.R. 8 Joint Resolution Regarding School Supplies (Rep. K. Powell)
H.J.R. 8 was not considered.
S.B. 107 Higher Education Success Stipend Program (Sen. W. Niederhauser) (Rep. G. Hughes)
SB 107 was not considered.
MOTION: Rep. McIff moved to adjourn at 3:10 p.m. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. Mathis was absent for the vote.
Rep. Bill Wright, Chair