THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Senator Norman Sakamoto, Chair

Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND PUBLIC HOUSING

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair

Senator Les Ihara, Jr., Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Monday, January 28, 2008

TIME:

3:45 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

EDU/HSP

 

SB 2821

Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides educational stability for foster children by requiring decisions made on where a child will be enrolled for school be based on the best interests of the child.  Requires that foster children, including those living outside the geographic area of the school district, receive services comparable to those for children living within the school district.  Appropriates funds for school transportation services for foster children.

 

HSP/EDU, WAM

SB 2831

Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii center on aging research and education faculty positions and program expenses.

 

HSP/EDU, WAM

SB 2822

Testimony

RELATING TO NON-SCHOOL HOUR PROGRAMS.

Appropriates TANF funds for non-school hour programs to be expended by the DOE, OYS, and the counties.

 

HSP/EDU, WAM

SB 2875

Testimony

RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Appropriates funds for the Safe Haven after school program in the county of Hawaii.

 

HSP/EDU, WAM

SB 3193

Testimony

RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Establishes the pono-plus program to provide a well-rounded after-school learning experience for our keiki.  Appropriates funds for the program.

 

HSP/EDU, WAM

SB 3178

Testimony

RELATING TO JUVENILE COURT RECORDS.

Allows limited disclosure of information from family court records on minors under family court jurisdiction pursuant to section 571(1); requires family court to notify public or private school officials registered with court of adjudication of minors for offenses for which court records become public; requires family court to notify public or private school officials of petitions filed with the court for minors accused of offenses that would be serious crimes under penal code; requires that disclosed information remain confidential.

 

HSP/EDU, JDL

EDU ONLY

 

 

SB 3000

Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE OF HAWAII SECTION 529 COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.

To provide taxpayers a state tax deduction for contributions to Hawaii’s college savings program.

 

EDU, EDT, WAM

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

Persons wishing to testify should submit testimony in one of the following ways at least 24 hours prior to the hearing:

 

·         In person:  1 copy of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 230, State Capitol.

 

·         By fax:  Testimony may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.  When faxing, please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

·         By Email:  Testimony may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Legislature's Public Access Room at testimony@capitol.hawaii.gov.  Please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

Please note:  Documents made available through the Testimony hyperlink(s) above may not be posted until the start of the hearing.

 

Public Folder.  A folder labeled “Public Folder” containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6842.

 

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Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland

Chair

 

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Senator Norman Sakamoto

Chair