2008 Legislative Session _ 2008

Committee: Senate Education
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
Y    Gray
Y    Jerstad
E    McNenny
Y    Nesselhuf
Y    Peterson (Jim)
Y    Knudson, Vice-Chair
Y    Olson (Ed), Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Senator Ed Olson, Chair.

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2008

Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Gray
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

        
SB 142: repeal certain outdated statutes relating to the Board of Regents.

Presented by:    Senator Bob Gray

MOTION:     DEFER SB 142 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Gray
Second by:    Knudson
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (6-0-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Gray, Jerstad, Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim), Knudson, Olson (Ed)


Excused:    McNenny

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

Presented by:    Senator Dave Knudson

MOTION:     AMEND SB 187

187ca

     On page 1, line 5, of the printed bill, delete " $4,721.27 " and insert " $4,700.89 ".

     On page 1, line 9, delete "4.25" and insert "3.8".

     On page 1, line 10, delete "$79.25" and insert "$58.87".


Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Gray
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 187 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Jerstad
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (6-0-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Gray, Jerstad, Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim), Knudson, Olson (Ed)

Excused:    McNenny

        
SB 149: increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund.

MOTION:     DEFER SB 149 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Gray


Action:    Was not acted on.

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DO PASS SB 149

Moved by:    Jerstad
Second by:    Peterson (Jim)
Action:    Failed by roll call vote. (2-4-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Jerstad, Peterson (Jim)

Voting No:    Gray, Nesselhuf, Knudson, Olson (Ed)

Excused:    McNenny

MOTION:     DEFER SB 149 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Gray
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (4-2-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Gray, Nesselhuf, Knudson, Olson (Ed)

Voting No:    Jerstad, Peterson (Jim)

Excused:    McNenny

        
SB 150: increase general funding for schools, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund, to provide funding for the postsecondary technical institutes, to provide for the modernization of science facilities and laboratories at public universities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 150

Moved by:    Nesselhuf
Second by:    Jerstad
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (4-2-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Jerstad, Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim), Knudson


Voting No:    Gray, Olson (Ed)

Excused:    McNenny

        
SB 193: enhance education in South Dakota.

Presented by:    Senator Bob Gray

MOTION:     DEFER SB 193 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Gray
Second by:    Knudson
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (5-1-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Gray, Jerstad, Peterson (Jim), Knudson, Olson (Ed)

Voting No:    Nesselhuf

Excused:    McNenny

        
SB 194: provide for the establishment of public charter schools, of the State Board for Public Charter Schools, and the creation, operation, and maintenance of public charter schools.

Proponents:    Senator Tom Katus
Opponents:    Dianna Miller, ESD + 6
        Wes Storm, Rapid City Area School District 51-4 (Document #1, #2)
        Jeanne Burckhard, self, Rapid City
        Dave Jonak, self, Rapid City

MOTION:     AMEND THE PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED AMENDMENT

194cb

     On the previously adopted amendment (194ca), in Section 21, after "athletic ability," insert "previous behavioral problems,".

     On the previously adopted amendment (194ca), delete Section 22.

     On the previously adopted amendment (194ca), in Section 33, after "up to" delete "ten" and insert "five".

     On the previously adopted amendment (194ca), in Section 33, in the last sentence, delete "nine" and insert "four".


Moved by:    Nesselhuf
Second by:    Peterson (Jim)
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 194 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Nesselhuf
Second by:    Peterson (Jim)
Action:    Failed by roll call vote. (2-4-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim)

Voting No:    Gray, Jerstad, Knudson, Olson (Ed)

Excused:    McNenny

MOTION:     DEFER SB 194 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Gray
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (4-2-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Gray, Jerstad, Knudson, Olson (Ed)

Voting No:    Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim)

Excused:    McNenny

MOTION:     ADJOURN

Moved by:    Nesselhuf
Second by:    Peterson (Jim)
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.




Nancy Bloom

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Committee Secretary
Ed Olson, Chair


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