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9980535A31250E0187258360005EA3FA Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DISCUSSION OF LLS NO. 19-0488

INTERIM COMMITTEE  LEGISLATIVE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL FINANCE
Date Dec 11, 2018      
Location LSB B



Discussion of LLS No. 19-0488 - Committee Discussion Only


10:14:24 AM  

Senator Sonnenberg asked questions about Amendment #1 [Attachment A] to the proposed draft bill [Attachment B]. Committee discussion about the make-up of the committee under the bill ensued.

10:23:47 AM  

Discussion continued about the make-up of the committee.

10:25:36 AM  
Brita Darling, representing the Office of Legislative Legal Services, explained the language of the bill and how the membership of the committee would change under the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
10:28:59 AM  
The committee continued to discuss the amendment. Concerns were raised about losing a voice for rural schools in the membership of the committee.
10:36:39 AM  
Senator Gardner stated that he would support a different way of amending the bill. The committee discussed different options.
10:43:00 AM  
Ms. Darling commented about her intent in drafting the bill.
10:44:34 AM  
Senator Gardner continued to discuss options for amending the bill.
10:49:06 AM  
The committee discussed their positions on the amendment and the bill.
10:52:09 AM  

The committee discussed the importance of maintaining a bi-partisan make-up for the committee.

10:56:52 AM  
Discussion continued.
11:01:10 AM  

Representative Garnett explained his purpose in having Amendment #1 drafted. 

11:03:20 AM  
The committee recessed.
11:13:35 AM  
The committee returned to order.
11:18:38 AM  

Discussion ensued regarding a commitment on the part of the majority members of the committee to maintain a balance.



11:23:09 AM
Motion Adopt Amendment #1 to LLS No. 19-0488
Moved Hill
Seconded Garnett
Buckner Yes
Gardner Yes
Hamner Yes
Hill Yes
Leonard Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Todd Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Garnett Yes
Lundeen Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:27:13 AM
Motion Recommend the introduction of LLS No. 19-0448 as amended by Amendment #1. The drafter is given permission to make technical changes to the bill. The bill will start in the Senate and Senator-elect Lundeen and Representative Garnett are named as sponsors and the balance of the committee named as cosponsors.
Moved Sonnenberg
Seconded Garnett
Buckner Yes
Gardner Yes
Hamner Yes
Hill Yes
Leonard Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Todd Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Garnett Yes
Lundeen Yes
YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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