HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 02, 2009

TIME:

2:30 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 6

 

HB 183

(HSCR124)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes the Hawaii teacher standards board to suspend its policies, rules, and standards when required by extenuating circumstances. Authorizes the board to determine how it collects license fees.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 180

(HSCR117)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals the Performance Standards Review Commission.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 541

(HSCR125)

Status

RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE PERSONNEL.

Ensures that civil service benefits for department of education civil service employees are the same as those provided to civil service employees of other executive branch employees until 6/30/12.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 938

(HSCR126)

Status

RELATING TO CAFETERIA WORKERS.

Changes the employment period for cafeteria workers employed on or after July 1, 2009, from twelve to ten months.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 179

(HSCR116)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL FACILITIES.

Transfers responsibility for school facilities repair and maintenance for air conditioning equipment and donated equipment and fixtures from the Department of Accounting and General Services to the Department of Education, consistent with Act 51, SLH 2004.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 395

(HSCR119)

Status

RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.

Requires any unexpended or unencumbered general fund appropriations designated for the State's early learning system to lapse into the Keiki First Steps Trust Fund.

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6001 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit through the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony

 

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 586-6200 or 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. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair