HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen L. Awana

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, January 31, 2011

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 338

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the members of the board of education to be nominated 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.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 908

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides that the single school calendar for all public schools does not apply to schools designated by BOE in furtherance of a plan to improve educational outcome in students.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 951

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.

Appropriates moneys to the Hawaii 3R's as a grant pursuant to chapter 42F, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1054

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Amends Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to require the Committee on Weights to meet not less than once every odd-numbered year

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1055

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeal the administration of nationally normed reference test.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1058

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL INVESTMENTS.

Amends chapter 37, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to include agency-wide technology and computer systems with an estimated useful life of greater than seven years as capital investments to allow all costs to be financed with bond funds and depreciated as capital investments.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 953

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals the BOE's authority to set the salaries of the deputy superintendent, assistant superintendents, and complex area superintendents, and the cap on those salaries.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 1056

Status

RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPALS AND VICE-PRINCIPALS.

Amends section 302A-605, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to replace language regarding principal and vice-principal candidate qualifications that conflicts with the requirements of the Race to the Top grant.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

HB 1540

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Makes permanent statutory provisions that: (1) reduced the maximum employment period for teachers hired on an emergency basis by DOE from 4 years to 3 years; and (2) require those unlicensed teachers hired on an emergency basis prior to 7/1/08, to attain licensure within 4 years from the date of employment.

 

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:

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

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PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 331 in the State Capitol;

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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.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair