H.J. No. 0015

Education funding amendments.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Wallis, Edmonds, Gingery and Mercer


A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing to amend the Wyoming Constitution relating to education; providing that the legislature may appropriate monies for any appropriate educational program; removing the prohibition on providing funds to schools not under the absolute control of the state.


1/22/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/23/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/26/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H01

1/30/2009   H01 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Cannady, Gingery, Mercer, Peasley and Quarberg

Nays:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Patton and Throne

Ayes 5    Nays 4    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/30/2009   H Placed on General File

2/3/2009    H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Brechtel, Buchanan, Edmonds, Gingery, Hallinan, Landon, Mercer, Miller, Peasley, Teeters and Wallis.

Nays:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Blake, Bonner, Brown, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Meyer, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Thompson, Throne, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Excused:  Representative(s) Berger

Ayes 12    Nays 47    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0