THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2122

TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE, 2010

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO RESEARCH.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to require the sharing of data across state agencies to support research that will improve the educational and workforce outcomes for the citizens of Hawaii and meet the longitudinal data requirements of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

SECTION 2. Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"302A-   Departmental data sharing. (a) The department of education, the University of Hawaii, the department of labor and industrial relations, and other state agencies, as appropriate, shall share data to support research that will improve educational and workforce outcomes and meet the longitudinal data requirements of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as amended. The data to be shared shall be determined jointly by the department of education, the University of Hawaii, the department of labor and industrial relations, and other state agencies, as appropriate, and shall be shared no less than annually.

(b) The department of education, the University of Hawaii, the department of labor and industrial relations, and other state agencies, as appropriate, shall share data in a manner that safeguards the confidentiality of student education records, as defined by the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and workforce data, as provided by applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.

(c) The department of education, the University of Hawaii, the department of labor and industrial relations, and other state agencies, as appropriate, shall establish a data governance and access committee that meets on a quarterly basis to determine protocols to:

(1) Prioritize analyses and research questions that will provide information to improve educational and workforce outcomes and policies; and

(2) Approve requests for access to data provided by the department of education, the University of Hawaii, the department of labor and industrial, and other state agencies, as appropriate.

(d) All state agency directors shall consider sharing data for the statewide longitudinal data system."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 



 

 

Report Title:

Longitudinal Student and Workforce Data; Data Sharing

 

Description:

Requires the DOE, UH, DLIR, and other appropriate state agencies to share data to support research that will improve educational and workforce outcomes and meet the longitudinal data requirements of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Establishes a data governance and access committee. (SD1)

 

 

 

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