31st Legislature, 2021
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Measure Title: RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
Report Title: Department of Human Services; DOE; Preschool Open Doors Program; Executive Office on Early Learning; Appropriation ($)
Description: Authorizes the department of education to directly accept private funding for the purpose of establishing public prekindergarten programs under certain circumstances. Establishes the Hawaii early childhood educator stipend program to address shortage of early childhood education educators. Establishes the Hawaii early childhood educator special fund. Extends certain effective dates for implementation of Act 46, SLH 2020. Requires the application of a uniform assessment for public and charter school kindergarten students. Allows educational data to be shared using an existing system. Appropriates funds. Repeals and abolishes the Hawaii early childhood educator special fund on 6/30/2023. (CD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: EDU/HMS, WAM
Introducer(s): WOODSON, DECOITE, GANADEN, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAPELA, B. KOBAYASHI, LOPRESTI, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAM, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Branco, D. Kobayashi

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1/27/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2/1/2021HReferred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 3
2/9/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by EDN on Thursday, 02-11-21 3:00PM in House conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
2/11/2021HThe committees on EDN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Kapela, DeCoite, Ganaden, Gates, Hashimoto, Yamane, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Ohno, Quinlan, Takayama.
2/18/2021HReported from EDN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 469) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/18/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates excused (1).
2/22/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 02-24-21 2:00PM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
2/24/2021HThe committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-02-21.
2/26/2021HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-02-21 1:00PM in conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
3/2/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
3/5/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 919), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/9/2021HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Sayama excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/11/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 309).
3/11/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/11/2021SReferred to EDU, WAM.
3/12/2021SRe-Referred to EDU/HMS, WAM.
3/19/2021SThe committee(s) on EDU/HMS has scheduled a public hearing on 03-22-21 3:00PM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/22/2021SThe committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Ihara, Acasio, Misalucha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/22/2021SThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Dela Cruz, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Kim.
3/25/2021SReported from EDU/HMS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1254) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/25/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/25/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-01-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/1/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 04-06-21 10:05AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/6/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro.
4/9/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1708) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/9/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 785) in amended form (SD 2).
4/15/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Kidani Chair; San Buenaventura, Kanuha Co-Chairs.
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/15/2021SSenate Conferees Changed: Senator Inouye added as Co-Chair. Senator Kanuha discharged as Co-Chair.
4/15/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 791).
4/16/2021HReceived notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 794).
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Woodson, Cullen Co-Chairs; Okimoto.
4/16/2021HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, 04-19-21 3:00PM in conference room CR 309.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
4/19/2021SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-21 4:05PM; CR 309.
4/20/2021SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-21-21 4:05PM; CR 309.
4/21/2021HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-22-21 3:05PM in conference room CR 309.
4/22/2021HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday, 04-22-21 at 5:00 PM in CR 309.
4/22/2021HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Cullen, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/22/2021SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, San Buenaventura, Inouye; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/23/2021HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 161) as amended in (CD 1).
4/23/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-27-21.
4/23/2021SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 161).
4/23/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.
4/27/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/27/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) LoPresti excused (1).
4/28/2021HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 858).
4/28/2021SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 634).
4/28/2021HTransmitted to Governor.
7/7/2021SAct 210, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338).
7/7/2021HAct 210, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338).

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HB1362 HD1 SD2 CD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
EDN 2/11/21 3:00P
309 Via Videoconference
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FIN 2/24/21 2:00P
308 Via Videoconference
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FIN 3/02/21 1:00P
308 Via Videoconference
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EDU/HMS 3/22/21 3:00P
CR 229 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/01/21 9:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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WAM 4/06/21 10:05A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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CONF 4/19/21 3:00P
CR 309
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CONF 4/20/21 4:05P
CR 309
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CONF 4/21/21 4:05P
CR 309
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CONF 4/22/21 3:05P
CR 309
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