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2010-04-17 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2010-04-17 House Journal Page 2427 HB 69 The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 16, 2010, calendar (page 2362), was read the third time: CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 69(FIN) "An Act establishing in the Department of Education and Early Development a voluntary parent and early childhood education program for pre-elementary aged children." Representative Keller moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 69(FIN) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of considering Amendment No. 1. There being no objection, it was so ordered. Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representative Keller: Page 1, line 2, following "education" (title amendment): Insert "grant" Page 1, line 10, through page 2, line 16: Delete all material and insert: "PARENTS AS TEACHERS PROGRAM ESTABLISHED. (a) The Department of Education and Early Development shall devise and implement a statewide parents as teachers grant program that supplements available funding for local programs that provide a parents as teachers program that (1) accomplishes goals established by recognized research in the area of parents as teachers that (A) increases parental knowledge of early childhood development; 2010-04-17 House Journal Page 2428 (B) improves parenting practices; (C) provides early detection of developmental delays and health issues; (D) prevents child abuse and neglect; (E) increases school readiness and success; (F) provides family support curricula, training, materials, and services; (2) is consistent with the following core values: (A) the early years of a child's life are critical for optimal development and provide the foundation for success in school and in life; (B) a parent is a child's first and most influential teacher; (C) established and emerging research should be the foundation of parent education; (D) all young children and their families deserve equal opportunities for success; (E) an understanding and appreciation of the history and traditions of diverse cultures are essential to serving families. (b) The department shall establish application and award procedures and award 13 local grants under this section." Representative Keller moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 be adopted. There was objection. Representative Keller moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw Amendment No. 1. There being no objection, it was so ordered. CSHB 69(FIN) was automatically in third reading. The question being: "Shall CSHB 69(FIN) pass the House?" The roll was taken with the following result: CSHB 69(FIN) Third Reading Final Passage YEAS: 32 NAYS: 5 EXCUSED: 1 ABSENT: 2 2010-04-17 House Journal Page 2429 Yeas: Buch, Chenault, Cissna, Crawford, Dahlstrom, Doogan, Edgmon, Fairclough, N.Foster, Gara, Gardner, Gruenberg, Guttenberg, Harris, Herron, Holmes, Johansen, Johnson, Joule, Kawasaki, Kerttula, Lynn, Millett, Munoz, Olson, Petersen, Ramras, Salmon, Seaton, Thomas, Tuck, P.Wilson Nays: Gatto, Hawker, Keller, Kelly, T.Wilson Excused: Neuman Absent: Austerman, Stoltze And so, CSHB 69(FIN) passed the House and was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.