THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Chair

Senator Breene Harimoto, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair

Senator Josh Green, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

TIME:

1:30pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 845

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BULLYING.

Requires certain state entities and grantees to adopt bullying prevention policies.  Establishes a task force to assist the Governor with bullying prevention policies in the State.

 

EDU/HSH, JDL/WAM

SB 865

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BULLYING.

Requires educational institutions and all youth-serving agencies to create and implement anti-bullying policies.  Establishes a bullying prevention task force to provide guidance.  Outlines the requirements for each institution or agency's policy and specifies reporting, investigation, and appeals procedures involving incidents of bullying.  Provides immunity to reporters of bullying in the event of a cause of action for damages arising from the making of a report.  Requires institutions and agencies to establish annual bullying prevention programs for youth and to provide bullying prevention training to all employees and volunteers who have significant contact with youth.  Requires institutions and agencies to report aggregate figures regarding bullying to the governor and requires the governor to report to the legislature regarding bullying and the effectiveness of anti-bullying policies.

 

EDU/HSH, JDL/WAM

SB 858

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.

Establishes a five-year evidence-based physical-activity and nutritional-education pilot program within the A+ Program in Hawaii's public elementary schools.  Makes appropriations.

 

EDU/HSH, WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland

Chair

 

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Senator Michelle N. Kidani

Chair