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:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HCR190/HR124

 

SB 778, SD2, HD1

(HSCR967)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires and appropriates funds for the department of education to develop an assessment in the Hawaiian language of established statewide performance standards for students in the ka papahana kaiapuni program by the 2020-2021 school year. Requires reports to the legislature. (SB778 HD1)

 

OMH, EDN, FIN

SB 980, SD1, HD1

(HSCR928)

Status

RELATING TO AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Establishes the R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture, and Health) program in the Office of Youth Services to provide a standardized framework and funding for afterschool programs in public middle schools. Establishes a R.E.A.C.H. program special fund. (SB980 HD1)

 

HUS, EDN, FIN

SB 64, SD3

(HSCR927)

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Makes appropriations for positions and the continued implementation of the preschool open doors program and for subsidies for the program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD3)

 

HUS, EDN, FIN

SB 1346, HD1

(HSCR924)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Sets probationary period of specified licensed charter school teachers according to policies and practices as determined by DOE, BOE, and collective bargaining agreements. Subjects tenured DOE licensed teachers who transfer to charter schools to the appropriate collective bargaining agreement. (SB1346 HD1)

 

LAB, EDN, FIN

SB 1221, SD2, HD1

(HSCR980)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires the Department of Education to consult with the Department of Health and the American Diabetes Association to develop and adopt rules for the training of school employees and qualified volunteers to provide care to students with diabetes. Appropriates funds. (SB1221 HD1)

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

HCR 190 / HR 124 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU AS A SANCTIONED SPORT.

 

EDN, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair