Bills in Committee Friday, February 17

Stack of Bills

Bills in Committee

TODAY — Friday, February 17

HB41 Property Taxation of Business Personal Property — Rep. Patrick Painter (R-Nephi)

  • WHAT: This bill increases and expands a property tax exemption for business personal property; and makes technical and conforming changes. This bill takes effect on January 1, 2013.
  • WHEN: HB41 is on the agenda for the House Revenue and Taxation Committee, scheduled for 8 a.m. in Room 445 of the Utah State Capitol.

*SB54 Amendments Related to Education Funding — Sen. Ben McAdams (D-Salt Lake City)

  • WHAT: This bill makes changes to tax and education provisions to provide for education funding and requires certain advertisement related to education funding. This bill provides effective dates. This bill provides for retrospective operation.
  • WHEN: SB54 is on the Senate Education Committee Agenda, scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. in Room 415 of the Utah State Capitol Building.

SB81 Para-educator Funding — Sen. Karen Mayne (D-West Valley City)

  • WHAT: This bill provides funding for Title 1 school improvement schools to hire paraeducators to assist in teaching; and requires the State Board of Education to report on funding expenditures. This bill appropriates to the Related to Basic Program, as an ongoing appropriation from the Education Fund, $500,000.
  • WHEN: SB81 is on the Senate Education Committee Agenda, scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. in Room 415 of the Utah State Capitol Building.

 *SB151 Student Opportunity Scholarships — Sen. Howard Stephenson (R-Draper)

  • WHAT: This bill provides for nonrefundable tax credits for donations made to a scholarship organization to be used for scholarships for a qualifying student to attend a private school; this bill provides retrospective operation for a taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2012.
  • WHEN: SB151 is on the Senate Education Committee Agenda, scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. in Room 415 of the Utah State Capitol Building.

*SB175 School Grading Amendments — Sen. Wayne Niederhauser (R-Sandy)

  • WHAT: This bill requires the State Board of Education to study modifications to a school grading system model provided in statute; and make recommendations to the Education Interim Committee for a school grading system; and provides that the school grading system shall take effect for the 2012-13 school year.
  • WHEN: SB175 is on the Senate Education Committee Agenda, scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. in Room 415 of the Utah State Capitol Building.

Find all the education bills we’re tracking this session and the positions the Utah State Board of Education has taken on them under the 2012 Education Bills tab on the menu at the top-right of the page.

* Utah State Board of Education Position

* Green = Support

* Light Green = Support the Concept

* Yellow = Hold for further Study

* Orange = Recommend for Interim Study

* Red = Oppose

* Purple = Unnecessary

* Light Blue = Watch

* Blue = No Position

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