SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

 

 

January 28, 2003                                                                                                     Hearing Room C

3:00 P.M.                                                                                                                                Tape  5

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Charles Starr , Chair

Sen.  Ryan Deckert, Vice-Chair

Sen. Ted Ferrioli

Sen.  Bill Morrisette

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Jan McComb,  Committee Administrator

Romy Dye, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           Informational Meeting (60 Minutes video on Marva Collins Academy)

                                                SB 130 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

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

 

TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

Tape 5, A

005

Chair Starr

Calls meeting to order at 3:10 p.m.  Opens informational meeting.

INFORMATIONAL MEETING

010

 

Video presentation based on Marva Collins Academy in Chicago.

378

Chair Starr

Positive feedback on video presentation.

400

Sen. Morrisette

Comment on students who role-play.

Tape 5, B

 

 

005

Chair Starr

Closes informational meeting. Opens public hearing on SB 130.

SB 130 – PUBLIC HEARING

006

Cindy Hunt

Legislative Counsel’s Office. Presents overview of  SB 130. Submits written material (EXHIBIT A) .

017

Chair Starr

Asks whether all private schools are providing a lunch program.

021

Joyce Dougherty

Department of Education. Answers negatively. Submits written material (EXHIBIT B).

023

Hunt

Elaborates.

025

Chair Starr

Asks about jurisdiction over schools without lunch programs.

027

Dougherty

Responds.

029

Chair Starr

Asks whether this legislation impacts those that are not participating.

031

Dougherty

Responds positively.

032

Sen. Morrisette

Asks about secondary schools that have discontinued lunch program and contracted their services.

033

Dougherty

Responds.

038

Sen. Morrisette

Asks for list of those schools that do not participate.

043

Sen. Morrisette

Expresses interest in school lunch program, nutrition, and whether or not schools have vending machines. Asks for information on federal lunch programs.

053

Dougherty

Discusses.

054

Chair Starr

Closes public hearing. Adjourns the meeting at 3:43 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 130, administrative rule review report, C. Hunt, 2 pp

B – SB 130, School Food Safety Inspection Requirements packet, J. Dougherty, 11 pp