HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Andria P.L.  Tupola

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 02, 2015

TIME:

2:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

AMENDED A G E N D A

 

Amended agenda to correct double entry of HB462 and to add HB463.

 

HB 462

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE LIBRARIAN'S SALARY.

Increases the salary cap on the state librarian position.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 462

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE LIBRARIAN'S SALARY.

Increases the salary cap on the state librarian position.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 463

Status

RELATING TO LIBRARIES.

Clarifies duties and powers of the Board of Education, State Librarian, and State Public Library System.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 929

Status

RELATING TO LIBRARIES.

Updates chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to accurately reflect long-standing State Board of Education and Hawaii State Public Library System practice.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 12

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Bars prohibition of student or class participation in a fundraiser or charitable activity in conjunction with a nonprofit organization as part of a school project when participation benefits student learning.

 

EDN, JUD

HB 230

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.

Requires public school lands that are leased to benefit public educational purposes rather than simply to be used for public purposes.  Authorizes the DOE to enter into lease-back agreements.

 

EDN, WAL, FIN

HB 340

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Transfers regulatory jurisdiction over private trade, vocational, and technical schools from the Department of Education to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

 

EDN, CPC, FIN

HB 231

Status

RELATING TO THE PREAUDITS OF PROPOSED PAYMENTS.

Extends the fiscal flexibility and autonomy previously granted to the Department of Education until June 30, 2020, to allow the Department to continue to use its resources in a more cost-effective manner.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 11

Status

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Authorizes an additional per year bonus for teachers who maintain current national board certification and teach at a school in a focus, priority, or superintendent's zone under the National Board Certification Incentive Program.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 10

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes Department of Education (DOE) employees and agents to volunteer to administer auto-injectable epinephrine to a student with anaphylaxis in an emergency situation.  Allows DOE to make arrangements to receive auto-injectable epinephrine supplies from manufacturers or suppliers.  Requires DOE to report on the status of implementation.

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair