HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Lei R. Learmont

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February13, 2018

TIME:

2:10 P.M.

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: HB 2113, HD1 and HB 2172, HD1.

 

 

HB 2501

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROMISE PROGRAM.

Establishes the University of Hawaii Community College Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any community college campus of the University of Hawaii system. Appropriates funds to establish and implement the program.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2640

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.

Makes scholarships under the Hawaii promise program available to any qualified student enrolled at the University of Hawaii, regardless of whether the student is enrolled at a community college. Establishes a trust fund for the program. Increases individual income taxes for the highest income earners to provide funding for the program.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2082

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.

Establishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students pursuing an undergraduate degree in registered nursing, elementary or secondary education, and civil engineering and enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system. Appropriates funds to establish and implement the program.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2165

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.

Establishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establish and implement the program. Creates a special fund.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2324, HD1

(HSCR79-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.

Amends section 201-76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to expressly place the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems within the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Removes the Executive Director of the space center as a member of the board and adds the Chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Hilo. (HB2324 HD1)

 

EDB, HED, FIN

HB 2089, HD1

(HSCR38-18)

Status

RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE.

Permits the Adjutant General to extend the University of Hawaii tuition assistance awards to qualified retired Hawaii National Guard enlisted persons, warrant officers, and company grade officers. (HB2089 HD1)

 

VMI, HED, FIN

HB 2113, HD1

(HSCR127-18)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Directs the Department of Human Resources Development to provide University of Hawaii tuition grants to state employees who commit to continued employment with the State after graduation. Appropriates moneys. (HB2113 HD1)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

HB 2172, HD1

(HSCR128-18)

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

Authorizes the University of Hawaii to enter into public-private partnerships and establishes an Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development to specifically analyze, evaluate, recommend, coordinate, oversee, and manage public-private partnerships that benefit the University of Hawaii. (HB2172 HD1)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair