HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Jerry L. Chang, Chair

Rep. Joe Bertram, III, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Ph.D.

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. K. Mark Takai

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

TIME:

2:15 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2263, SD2

(SSCR2738)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the University of Hawaii board of regents to publicly disclose in open meetings: (1) compensation offered to newly hired employees; (2) changes in compensation offered to existing employees for administrative positions in the UH system filled by excluded employees; and (3) all budgetary expenditures made by the board of regents. (SD2)

 

HED, JUD

SB 2333, SD2

(SSCR2731)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes a working group to consider the feasibility of creating within the University of Hawaii college of engineering an institute of robotics or a related institute or program with consideration of the appropriate background science and technology fields, and application areas, on which an institute or other program will focus; requires report on its findings and recommendations to the 2010 legislature. (SD2)

 

HED, FIN

SB 2831, SD1

(SSCR2882)

Status

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 for faculty positions and program expenses. (SD1)

 

HED, HLT/HSH, FIN

SB 2660, SD3

(SSCR2601)

Status

RELATING TO COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAMS.

Provides an annual maximum deduction of $5,000 per individual or $10,000 for a married couple filing jointly against their taxable income for contributions made to a section 529 college savings program in calendar year 2008 and beyond. Establishes a $75,000 cap on the total tax deduction per college savings account. (SB2660 SD3)

 

HED, FIN

SB 2668, SD2

(SSCR2756)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the submission of candidates' names for the regents candidate advisory council within 60 days following the notification of a vacancy. Clarifies the requirement of the submission of the names of the candidates to the governor. Makes confidential certain information received or maintained by the regents candidate advisory council; provided that information concerning an applicant that is subsequently appointed by the governor to the board of regents shall be disclosed as provided by law. Requires candidates to reside in the geographic area which the candidate represents. Appropriates funds for an administrative position to support regents candidate advisory council operations. Requires the governor to notify the regents candidate advisory council of vacancies on the board of regents in a timely manner. (SB2668 SD2)

 

HED, FIN

HR 43

Status

REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA'S ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT.

 

 

HED, LMG, FIN

HCR 43

Status

REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA'S ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT.

 

 

HED, LMG, FIN

HR 8

Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA, JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, TO SEEK FUNDING FOR A TWO-YEAR PILOT STUDY AT HINA MAUKA TO RESEARCH THE EFFECTS OF NALTREXONE (VIVITROL) ON CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE (ICE) ADDICTION.

 

 

HED, HLT

HCR 7

Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA, JOHN A. BURNS SC HOOL OF MEDICINE, TO SEEK FUNDING FOR A TWO-YEAR PILOT STUDY AT HINA MAUKA TO RESEARCH THE EFFECTS OF NALTREXONE (VIVITROL) ON CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE (ICE) ADDICTION.

 

 

HED, HLT

HR 101

Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012.

 

 

HED, FIN

HCR 119

Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012.

 

 

HED, FIN

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

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PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 311 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8529 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to HEDtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Chair