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SENATE BILL NO. 1345
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TECHNOLOGY IN LEARNING COUNCIL - Amends existing law to add two members to
the State Council for Technology in Learning who will be representatives of
parents or parent organizations, one of whom shall be a member of the state
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1345
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE STATE COUNCIL FOR TECHNOLOGY IN LEARNING; AMENDING SECTION
3 33-4804, IDAHO CODE, TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP FROM FIFTEEN TO SEVENTEEN
4 AND TO SPECIFY THE METHOD OF NOMINATIONS.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 33-4804, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 33-4804. STATE COUNCIL FOR TECHNOLOGY IN LEARNING CREATED -- MEMBERSHIP.
9 (1) There is hereby created and established the state council for technology
10 in learning under the state board of education, referred to herein as the
12 (2) The council shall consist of fifteen seventeen
13 (1 5 7 ) members who shall be appointed as fol-
15 (a) The superintendent of public instruction, or his designee.
16 (b) The governor shall appoint one (1) practicing public school adminis-
17 trator, one (1) business representative with experience in applications of
18 technology, one (1) representative of the division of vocational educa-
19 tion, one (1) vocational/applied technology teacher, one (1) practicing
20 public school teacher, one (1) public librarian, one (1) public school
21 media specialist, one (1) member of the state board of education,
22 and one (1) member of the faculty of a public higher education
23 institution , and two (2) representatives of parents or parent orga-
24 nizations, one (1) of whom shall be a member of the state parent-teacher
25 association .
26 (c) The president pro tempore of the Idaho senate shall appoint two (2)
27 members of the senate, one (1) from each of the two (2) largest political
29 (d) The speaker of the house of representatives shall appoint two (2)
30 members of the house of representatives, one (1) from each of the two (2)
31 largest political parties.
32 (e) The chair of the state board of education's telecommunications coun-
34 (3) Members appointed by the governor and legislative leadership shall
35 serve at the pleasure of the appointing official.
36 (4) Members of the council shall receive compensation as provided in sec-
37 tion 59-509(b), Idaho Code.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this bill is to increase the membership of the State Council
For Technology in Learning from fifteen to seventeen. The two additional
members shall be parent representatives, one of which shall be reserved for a
nominee of the Idaho PTA.
The estimated fiscal impact would be $3,360.00. This figure is based on the
current state per diem. Actual fiscal impact will vary depending on the
residence of the additional committee members.
Contact: Brenda Miller
President, Idaho PTA