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                MINUTES OF THE
SENATE EDUCATION STANDING COMMITTEE

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011

ROOM 415, STATE CAPITOL



Members Present:        Sen. Howard A. Stephenson, Chair
                Sen. Karen Morgan
                Sen. Wayne Niederhauser
                Sen. Jerry Stevenson
                
Members Absent:        Sen. Daniel Thatcher
                
Members Excused:        Sen. Lyle Hillyard
    
Staff Present:            Rich North, Policy Analyst
                Karen C. Allred, Secretary

Public Speakers Present:    Kory Holdaway, Utah Education Association
                Chris Bleak, Utah Association of Charter Schools
                
A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.


Acting Chair Morgan called the meeting to order at 9:21 A.M..

MOTION: Sen. Niederhauser moved to approve the minutes of the January 31 meeting.

The motion passed unanimously.

1.        S.B.140 -- State Charter School Board Amendments    

        Sen. H. Stephenson introduced and explained the bill.

        Mr. Holdaway spoke to the bill.

        Mr. Bleak spoke in favor of the bill.

         MOTION: Sen. J. Stevenson moved to pass S.B. 140 out of committee with a favorable recommendation.

        The motion passed unanimously.



MOTION: Sen. Neiderhauser moved to adjourn.

The motion passed unanimously.

Acting Chair Morgan adjourned the meeting at 9:28 A.M.

Minutes were reported by Karen C. Allred, Secretary.



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Sen. Howard A. Stephenson