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. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Karl Rhoads

 

 

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, March 18, 2009

TIME:

3:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

 

SB 161

(SSCR610)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals salary ranges for teachers in the department of education.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

 

 

 

SB 163

(SSCR611)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals statute creating district business and fiscal officers within the department of education.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 497, SD1

(SSCR545)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.

Establishes an advisory committee to provide oversight of the Hawaii teacher standards board and provide the governor with lists of nominees for appointment to the board; requires annual report of the advisory committee to the board of education and the legislature; authorizes the board to hire an executive director; authorizes the Hawaii teacher standards board to suspend its policies, rules, and standards when required by extenuating circumstances, and determine how it collects license fees (part I); authorizes the Hawaii teacher standards board to coordinate an effort that creates a data interface network to promote the free interchange of information among public and private Hawaii teacher education institutions and the department of education; appropriates funds (part II). (SD1)

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 501

(SSCR519)

Status

RELATING TO THE TEACHER EDUCATION COORDINATING COMMITTEE.

Clarifies membership requirements of the teacher education coordinating committee.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 747, SD2

(SSCR657)

Status

RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

Addresses workforce development issues within the State through various initiatives, programs, and appropriations; extends the educational workforce working group for two years. (SD2)

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 1120

(SSCR539)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

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

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 1250, SD1

(SSCR756)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Clarifies that no teacher may be employed as an emergency hire for more than three consecutive years; unlicensed teachers employed as emergency hires after June 30, 1997, but prior to July 1, 2008, may be employed on an emergency basis for no more than four consecutive years. (SD1)

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 178, SD1

(SSCR802)

Status

RELATING TO FOOD WASTE RECYCLING.

Requires the department of education, in a partnership with the department of health, to establish a three-year food waste recycling pilot project in one or more public schools. Allows departments to enter into public/private partnerships to establish and operate the pilot program. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. (SD1)

 

EDN, EEP, FIN

SB 389, SD1

(SSCR555)

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

Directs the legislative reference bureau to review the memorandum of understanding between the department of education and the department of budget and finance for the allotment of capital improvement projects, to replicate the processes of the memorandum of understanding for use by other state agencies. (SD1)

 

EDN, LMG, FIN

SB 496, SD2

(SSCR848)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Clarifies the functions, duties, and roles of the charter school review panel in the administration and operation of charter schools, and improves fiscal and budgetary accountability. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 1164, SD2

(SSCR792)

Status

RELATING TO INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN.

Enacts the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children to remove barriers to educational attainment faced by children of military families due to frequent moves and deployment of parents. (SD2)

 

EDN, EBM, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair