80th Legislative Session _ 2005

Committee: House Education
Tuesday, February 01, 2005

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P    Bradford
P    Brunner
P    Buckingham
P    Elliott
P    Hills
P    Nelson
P    Novstrup
P    Olson (Ryan)
P    Roberts
P    Schafer
P    Van Norman
P    Weems
P    Wick
P    McLaughlin, Vice-Chair
P    Heineman, Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Chair Heineman

MOTION:     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.


         HB 1169: clarify certain procedures for terminating or nonrenewing a teacher's contract.

Presented by:    Representative Phyllis Heineman
Proponents:    Anne Plooster, SDEA
        Christie Johnson, School Administrators of SD
        Bill Engberg, Assoc. School Boards of SD

MOTION:     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


Second by:    McLaughlin
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(14-0-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Bradford, Buckingham, Elliott, Hills, Nelson, Novstrup, Olson (Ryan), Roberts, Schafer, Van Norman, Weems, Wick, McLaughlin, Heineman

Excused:    Brunner

MOTION:     PLACE HB 1163 ON CONSENT CALENDAR

Moved by:    Schafer
Second by:    Roberts
Action:    Was not acted on.

MOTION:     ADJOURN

Moved by:    Hills
Second by:    Weems
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

Lois Henry

____________________________

Committee Secretary
Phyllis M. Heineman, Chair


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