HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

TIME:

11:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 1852, HD1

(HSCR13-10)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals the School-level Minor Repair and Maintenance Account.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1854

(HSCR12-10)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Removes unnecessary restrictions on the use of food distribution program revolving funds. Allows the use of food distribution program revolving funds to support the administration and operation of the food distribution program pursuant to 7 Code of Federal Regulations section 250.15.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2074, HD1

(HSCR36-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPALS AND VICE-PRINCIPALS.

Requires DOE to establish alternative routes to certification for principals and vice-principals. Allows DOE to, on a case-by-case basis, waive certification requirements until the alternative routes to certification are established.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 2740

(HSCR288-10)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Directs the department of education to enter into a financing agreement for the planning and design of the Royal Kunia Elementary School II using certificates of participation.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2076, HD1

(HSCR152-10)

Status

RELATING TO RESEARCH.

Requires the Department of Education, University of Hawaii, and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations 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.

 

EDN/HED/LAB, FIN

HB 2267

(HSCR287-10)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Requires the Department of Education to provide an early and equitable distribution of grant moneys received to the Hawaii Charter School Administrative Office when charter school enrollment numbers were used to secure federal grants.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2486, HD1

(HSCR314-10)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes a minimum number of instructional hours per school year for each grade beginning with the 2011-2012 school year.

 

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 2376, HD2

(HSCR349-10)

Status

PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Amends the Hawaii Constitution to provide for a Board of Education to be appointed by the Governor, as provided by law. Effective December 21, 2058.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB 2377, HD2

(HSCR403-10)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires Board of Education members to be nominated and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appointed by the Governor from lists of qualified candidates presented to the Governor by the Board of Education Selection Advisory Council. Effective December 21, 2058.

 

EDN, JUD, 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 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 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair