P Olson (Ryan)
P Van Norman
P McLaughlin, Vice-Chair
P Heineman, Chair
OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes
The meeting was called to order by Chair Heineman
TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2005
Moved by: Brunner
Second by: McLaughlin
Action: Prevailed by voice vote.
Dorothy Liegl, State Librarian, discussed the production of Braille textbooks. (Handout #1)
The Gavel was passed to Vice-Chair McLaughlin.
DO PASS HB 1169
Moved by: Schafer
Second by: Elliott
Action: Prevailed by roll call vote.(15-0-0-0)
Voting Yes: Bradford, Brunner, Buckingham, Elliott, Hills, Nelson, Novstrup, Olson (Ryan), Roberts, Schafer, Van Norman, Weems, Wick, McLaughlin, Heineman
Gavel was returned to Chair Heineman.
HB 1149: allow for cross-border education contracts.
Presented by: Representative H. Paul Dennert
Proponents: John Campbell, Supt., Hettinger, ND School (Handout #2)
Rick Herbel, Supt., Lemmon School District
Tim Brown, Harding County School District
Tim Smith, NW School District, Lodgepole, SD
Carmen Erickson, self, Reeder, ND
Barbara Verhulst, self, Ralph, SD
Heidi Miller, self, Bowman, ND
Opponents: Dianna Miller, ESD + 6
Comments by Dr. Rick Melmer, Department of Education.
The Chair deferred HB 1149 until another day..
HB 1163: allow Vietnam veterans to receive honorary high school diplomas.
Presented by: Representative David Sigdestad
MOTION: DO PASS HB 1163
Moved by: Wick