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SB126 SD1     
Report Title: Board of Education; Membership; Terms of Office
Description: Reconstitutes the board of education to consist of eleven rather than nine members, one each from the seven department of education districts (Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Honolulu, Central, Leeward, and Windward), and four at-large members. Requires that at least one at-large member be from a neighbor island, at least two at-large members have business management experience, and at least two members have public education experience; provided that one member have experience as a school principal or vice principal. Increases the number of nonvoting public high school representatives to the board from one to two students. Increases the term of office for members of the board of education from three to four years, staggers terms with six members' terms beginning January 1 following a gubernatorial election year, and five members' terms beginning the following January 1. Eliminates term limits. Terminates the membership of the current board on June 30, 2015. Effective 6/30/15. (SD1)
Package: None
Current Referral: EDU, WAM

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1/22/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2015SReferred to EDU, JDL.
1/28/2015SRe-Referred to EDU, WAM.
1/29/2015SThe committee(s) on EDU has scheduled a public hearing on 02-02-15 1:15PM in conference room 229.
2/2/2015SThe committee(s) on EDU deferred the measure until 02-04-15 1:15PM in conference room 229.
2/4/2015SThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDU were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Harimoto, Chun Oakland, L. Thielen, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Kouchi, Nishihara.
2/12/2015SReported from EDU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 120) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/12/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

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

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SB126 SD1

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