HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Vice Chair

 

 

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Maile S.L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

 

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

A G E N D A

 

 

HB 1377

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Clarifies civil service status of employees at 2 conversion charter schools, Waialae and Lanikai elementary schools.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 880

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals language from Act 51, Session Laws of Hawaii 2004, that specifies that the act prevails over any conflicting language in the public employment collective bargaining law on resolving conflicts between collective bargaining agreements and administrative rules and between the public employment collective bargaining law and other sources of state or local law.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 86

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Allows the student member of the board of education to vote on all matters.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB 329, HD1

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires the State to reject all Title V federal funding for mandated abstinence-only-until-marriage programs.  (HB329 HD1)

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

HB 330, HD1

Status

RELATING TO COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY HEALTH EDUCATION.

Requires any recipient of state funding specifically for sexuality health education programs to provide comprehensive medically accurate sexuality education.  (HB330 HD1)

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

HB 986, HD1

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.

Requires construction and renovation of public school facilities to meet the Collaborative for High Performance Schools standards.  Requires replacement of old portable buildings with high performance classrooms.  Also requires prioritization of public school facilities projects in accordance with certain criteria.  (HB986 HD1)

 

EEP, EDN, FIN

HB 1648

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides parents of children with disabilities with additional flexibility in choices relating to education.

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

HB 1688

Status

RELATING TO INCOME TAX CHECK-OFF.

Increases the school-level minor repairs and maintenance and the libraries income tax check-off provisions from $2 to $5.

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

·     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

·     The Committee the comments are directed to;

·     The date and time of the hearing;

·     Measure number; and

·     The number of copies the Committee is requesting. 

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER:   5 copies (including an original) to Room 324 in the State Capitol;

FAX:        For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6511 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

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

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns.  This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements.  Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair