2008 Legislative Session _ 2008

Committee: House State Affairs
Monday, February 25, 2008

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P    Brunner
P    Cutler
P    Deadrick
P    Dykstra, Vice-Chair
P    Faehn
P    Gillespie
P    Hargens
P    Krebs
E    Miles
P    Moore
P    Rave
P    Turbiville
P    Rhoden, Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Representative Larry Rhoden, Chair.

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2008

Moved by:    Turbiville
Second by:    Krebs
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

        
SB 187: revise the general education state aid formula for purposes of increasing teachers' salaries.

Presented by:    Senator Dave Knudson
Proponents:    Bob O'Connell, Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce (Handout #1)
        Bob Thimjon, self, Sioux Falls
        Jay Bender, self, Brookings


        Terry Nemec, self, Dell Rapids
        George Roberts, self, Sioux Falls
        Jeff Parker, self, Sioux Falls
        Dick Tieszen, Sioux Falls School District
        Wayne Lueders, Associated School Boards of SD (Handout #2 and #3)
        Bobbie Wirth, PTA, Aberdeen Letter submitted on her behalf by Wayner Lueders
(Handout #4)
        John Pedersen, School Administrator of South Dakota
        Bryce Healy, SD Education Association
        Jim Hutmacher, SD Coalition of Schools
Opponents:    Rick Melmer, Department of Education
Questions answered by: Todd Vik, Business Manager, Sioux Falls Schools

MOTION:     AMEND SB 187

187cb

     On the Senate Education Committee engrossed bill, delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

     "
     Section 1. Education in South Dakota is hereby enhanced."


Moved by:    Rave
Second by:    Brunner
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (9-4-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Cutler, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Krebs, Rave, Turbiville, Rhoden

Voting No:    Gillespie, Hargens, Miles, Moore

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 187 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Dykstra
Second by:    Brunner
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (9-4-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Cutler, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Krebs, Rave, Turbiville, Rhoden

Voting No:    Gillespie, Hargens, Miles, Moore

MOTION:     AMEND TITLE OF SB 187

187cta

     On page 1, line 1, of the Senate Education Committee engrossed bill, delete everything after "An Act to" and insert "enhance education in South Dakota.".

     On page 1, delete line 2.


Moved by:    Deadrick
Second by:    Cutler
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

        
SB 189: revise certain provisions regarding public records and the accessibility of public records.

Presented by:    Dean Krogman, self

MOTION:     TO TABLE SB 189

Moved by:    Dykstra
Second by:    Cutler
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (13-0-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Cutler, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Gillespie, Hargens, Krebs, Miles, Moore, Rave, Turbiville, Rhoden

Summer Study Topics were discussed.


MOTION:     ADJOURN

Moved by:    Turbiville
Second by:    Brunner
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

Joyce Panzer

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Committee Secretary
Larry Rhoden, Chair