Room 30, House Building

February 8, 2016

Members Present:                Rep. Brad G. Last, Chair

                                                Rep. V. Lowry Snow, Vice Chair

                                                Rep. LaVar Christensen

                                                Rep. Kim Coleman

                                                Rep. Bruce R. Cutler

                                                Rep. Steve Eliason

                                                Rep. Justin L. Fawson

                                                Rep. Eric Hutchings

                                                Rep. David E. Lifferth

                                                Rep. Daniel McCay

                                                Rep. Marie H. Poulson           

Members Absent:                 Rep. Francis D. Gibson

                                                Rep. Carol Spackman Moss

                                                Rep. Michael E. Noel                          


Staff Present:                        Ms. Tiffany Stanley, Policy Analyst

                                                Ms. Linda Service, Committee Secretary


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

Chair Last called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.

MOTION:      Rep. McCay moved to approve the minutes of the February 4, 2016 meeting. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. Cutler, Rep. Fawson, and Rep. Hutchings absent for the vote.


S.B. 14            American Indian and Alaskan Native Amendments (Sen. K. Van Tassell) (Rep. J. Draxler)

Sen. Van Tassell and Rep. Draxler explained the bill.

Spoke for the bill:

                        Mr. Tommy Lewis, Superintendent of Schools, Navajo Nation

                        Mr. Chuck Foster, Utah State Office of Education

MOTION:    Rep. Poulson moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. McCay absent for the vote.

MOTION: Rep. Snow moved to adjourn. The motion passed unanimously with Rep. McCay absent for the vote. Chair Last adjourned the meeting at 4:40 p.m.


Rep. Brad Last, Chair