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:

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

SB 160, SD2

(HSCR1121)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL MEALS.

Adds a definition of "school meals" to include breakfast and lunch; clarifies that the department of education shall set prices for all school meals, based on the previous year's cost.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 161

(HSCR1144)

Status

 

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals salary ranges for teachers in the department of education.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 162

(HSCR1122)

Status

 

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals the performance standards review commission.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 163

(HSCR1145)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

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

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 164

(HSCR1123)

Status

RELATING TO THE FEDERAL GRANTS SEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND APPLICATION REVOLVING FUND.

Expands the allowable use of the federal grants search, development, and application revolving fund to include monitoring and auditing. Changes the name of the fund to reflect the new allowable uses.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 389, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1306)

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to review the memorandum of understanding between the Department of Education and Department of Budget and Finance for the allotment of capital improvement projects, with the goal of replicating the processes of the MOU for use by other state agencies with many capital improvement projects that are predominantly funded by general obligation bonds.

 

EDN, LMG, FIN

SB 501

(HSCR1146)

Status

RELATING TO THE TEACHER EDUCATION COORDINATING COMMITTEE.

Clarifies membership requirements of the teacher education coordinating committee.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 1250, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1148)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Clarifies that individuals hired after June 30, 2008, may be employed on an emergency basis, for no more than three years in the aggregate. Clarifies that individuals hired after June 30, 1997, but before July 1, 2008, may be employed on an emergency basis, for no more than four years in the aggregate.

 

EDN/LAB, 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

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair