CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON SB 272B

 

 

August 7, 2003†† Hearing Room D

9:00 AM Tape 1

 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:††††††††††† Sen. Charles Starr, Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Sen. Bill Morrisette

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rep. Betsy Close

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rep. Laurie Monnes Anderson

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rep. Tootie Smith

 

STAFF PRESENT:††††† ††††††††††† Jan McComb, Committee Administrator

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Linda K. Gatto, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE HEARD:†††††††† ††††††††††† SB 272B Work Session

 

 

These minutes are in compliance with Senate and House Rules.Only text enclosed in quotation marks reports a speakerís exact words.For complete contents, please refer to the tapes.

 

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Speaker

Comments

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004

Chair Starr

Calls the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m. and opens the work session on SB 272B.

 

SB 272B WORK SESSION

007

Chair Starr

Announces that all members of the committee are present. Notes there are a number of amendments addressing concerns for charter schools. States that the governor has stated he does not like the charter school change.

Explains it is the Chairís opinion to move forward with the -B10 amendments (EXHIBIT A) which restores the original bill, keeping the house portion of the bill dealing with technology.

026

Sen. Morrisette

MOTION:Moves to ADOPT SB 272B-10 amendments dated 08/01/03.

030

 

VOTE:5-0

AYE:††††††††††† In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

Chair Starr

The motion CARRIES.

040

Sen. Morrisette

MOTION:Moves SB 272B to the floor with the recommendation that the Senate CONCUR in House amendments dated 06/30/03 and that the bill be FURTHER AMENDED by the -B10 amendments and the measure be REPASSED.

050

Rep. Monnes Anderson

States for record the need for quality education for all kids. Expresses that she would like to be made aware of schools that truly believe they need a charter school and are denied.

057

Chair Starr

States there are charter school throughout the state. Suggest improving and reviewing charter law and how charter schools operate.

070

 

VOTE:5-0

AYE:††††††††††† In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

Chair Starr

The motion CARRIES.

SEN. STARR AND REP. CLOSE will lead discussion on the floor.

077

Chair Starr

Closes the work session on SB 272B and adjourns the meeting at†††† 9:22 a.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A. SB 272 ĖB10 amendments dated 8/01/03, staff, 7 pp