USBE Legislative Meeting

Note: This meeting will be streamed live at

To see what action the Board took on bills, please view the Legislative Tracking Sheet on USOE’s 2013 Legislative Session page,, after the meeting.

Legislative Board Meeting
Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah

Jan. 31, 2013
Noon to 2:00 PM


1. INFORMATION: Legislative Presentations
a. Senator Howard Stephenson
b. Others

2. DISCUSSION/ACTION: Review State Board Election and Governance Bills
a. HB 59 School Board Election Provisions – Representative Nielson
b. HB 267 State Board of Education Elections – Representative Moss
c. SJR 5 Joint Resolution on State Superintendent of Public Instruction–Senator Reid
d. State School Board Elections – Senator Reid
e. Others

3. DISCUSSION/ACTION: Review Education-Related Bills – Possible Action on Bills
a. SB 134 U-PASS Amendments (College and Career Assessment) – Senator Dayton
b. HB 55 Amendments related to Funding – Representative Briscoe
c. HB 246 Expanded Uses of School District Property Tax Revenue – Rep. McIff
d. HB 255 Classified Employee Amendments – Representative Last
e. HB 271 Funding for Public Education – Representative Bird
f. HB 275 Health Insurance for Schools – Representative Bird
g. SB 39 Parental Responsibility for Sex Education Training – Senator Reid
h. SB 110 School-based Budgeting Amendments – Senator Stephenson
i. SB 128 Financial Transparency in Education – Senator Thatcher
j. Others

4. DISCUSSION/ACTION: Budget Discussions
a. Budget Priorities Handout
b. Budget Issues Update
c. Other

5. DISCUSSION: Future Meeting Agendas and Presentations

6. DISCUSSION/ACTION: Other Legislative Issues/Concerns

7. Adjournment

As time permits, public comments may be accepted prior to action being taken by the Board.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing auxiliary communicative aids and services for these meetings should contact Lorraine Austin at (801) 538-7517 or, giving at least two working days’ notice.

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