S.B. 244 - Ethnic Studies Amendments

Sponsors

Sponsor: Sen. Kirk A. Cullimore
Floor Sponsor: Rep. Sandra Hollins

Topic(s)

Better Utah Position

– Support

Summary

Creates the Ethnic Studies Commission to study the contributions of Utahns of diverse ethnicities and recommend to the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) how to incorporate ethnic studies into core standards of Utah public schools; requires USBE to incorporate ethnic studies core standards; and requires school districts to adopt ethnic studies instructional materials and curriculum into regular school work for all K-12 students.

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Votes

Voted "Yes"
Vote Legislator District
Yes Sen. J. Stuart Adams Republican SD22
Yes Sen. David G. Buxton Republican SD20
Yes Sen. Kirk A. Cullimore Republican SD9
Yes Sen. Gene Davis Democrat SD3
Yes Sen. Luz Escamilla Democrat SD1
Yes Sen Lincoln Fillmore Republican SD10
Yes Sen. Keith Grover Republican SD15
Yes Sen. Wayne A. Harper Republican SD6
Yes Sen. David P. Hinkins Republican SD27
Yes Sen. Don L. Ipson Republican SD29
Yes Sen. Jani Iwamoto Democrat SD4
Yes Sen. Michael S. Kennedy Republican SD14
Yes Sen. Derek L. Kitchen Democrat SD2
Yes Sen. Daniel McCay Republican SD11
Yes Sen. Michael K. Mckell Republican SD7
Yes Sen. Ann Millner Republican SD18
Yes Sen. Derrin R. Owens Republican SD24
Yes Sen. Kathleen Riebe Democrat SD8
Yes Sen. Scott D. Sandall Republican SD17
Yes Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson Republican SD21
Yes Sen. Evan J. Vickers Republican SD28
Yes Sen. Todd Weiler Republican SD23
Yes Sen. Chris H. Wilson Republican SD25
Yes Sen. Ronald Winterton Republican SD26
Voted "No"
Vote Legislator District
No Sen. John D. Johnson Republican SD19
Officially Absent
Vote Legislator District
Absent Sen. Jacob L. Anderegg Republican SD13
Absent Sen. Curtis S. Bramble Republican SD16
Absent Sen. Karen Mayne Democrat SD5
Absent Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher Republican SD12
Didn't Get to Vote
Vote Legislator District