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HB608 HD2 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Report Title: Board of Education; Public Meetings; Oral Testimony; Community Forums; Collective Bargaining; Voting
Description: Requires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the legislature on implementing open forums. Eliminates the superintendent of education as a voting member constituting the public employer for the purpose of negotiating a collective bargaining agreement with personnel of the department of education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Companion:  SB467
Package: None
Current Referral: EDU, JDC
Introducer(s): WOODSON, AQUINO, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS, YAMANE, D. Kobayashi, Marten, Okimoto

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1/22/2021HPending introduction.
1/25/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to EDN, JHA, referral sheet 1
2/5/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by EDN on Tuesday, 02-09-21 2:00PM in House conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
2/9/2021HThe committees on EDN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Kapela, Belatti, DeCoite, Ganaden, Gates, Hashimoto, Takayama, Yamane, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Ohno, Quinlan.
2/17/2021HReported from EDN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 347) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
2/17/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1).
3/1/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Wednesday, 03-03-21 2:00PM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
3/3/2021HThe committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, D. Kobayashi, Lowen, McKelvey, Takumi, Todd; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Nakamura; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) LoPresti, Tokioka, Ward.
3/5/2021HReported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 866) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/5/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-09-21.
3/9/2021HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) DeCoite voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/11/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 238).
3/11/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/11/2021SReferred to EDU, JDC.
3/12/2021SThe committee(s) on EDU has scheduled a public hearing on 03-17-21 3:20PM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/17/2021SThe committee(s) on EDU deferred the measure until 03-22-21 3:00PM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/22/2021SThe committee on EDU deferred the measure.
3/23/2021SThe committee(s) on EDU has scheduled a public hearing on 03-24-21 3:15PM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
3/24/2021SThe 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, Kim, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz.
3/25/2021SReported from EDU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1218) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
3/25/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
3/25/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-30-21 9:50AM; Via Videoconference.
3/30/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Acasio; and 0 Excused: none.
4/9/2021SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1583) 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, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Acasio). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 697) in amended form (SD 2).
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Woodson, Todd Co-Chairs; Kapela, Okimoto.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
4/19/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Kidani Chair; Rhoads Co-Chair; Dela Cruz, Kanuha, Fevella.
4/19/2021SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-20-21 4:00PM; CR 309.
4/20/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 842).
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.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB608 HD2 SD2






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
EDN 2/09/21 2:00P
309 Via Videoconference
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JHA 3/03/21 2:00P
325 Via Videoconference
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EDU 3/17/21 3:20P
CR 229 & Videoconference
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EDU 3/22/21 3:00P
CR 229 & Videoconference
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EDU 3/24/21 3:15P
CR 229 & Videoconference
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JDC 3/30/21 9:50A
Via Videoconference
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CONF 4/20/21 4:00P
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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