HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Jo Jordan

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 28, 2011

TIME:

2:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 6

 

HB 4, HD1

(HSCR263)

Status

RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN.

Makes permanent the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. Deletes the definition of "test period". Deletes provisions relating to the furnishing of unofficial education records and principal's determination of available space. Clarifies military representation on state council on educational opportunity for military children within BOE. Effective June 30, 2011.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1058

(HSCR23)

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 1054

(HSCR21)

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 338, HD1

(HSCR85)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Sets the terms and conditions of a student voting member on an appointed Board of Education.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1540

(HSCR94)

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

HB 1056

(HSCR93)

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 339, HD1

(HSCR86)

Status

RELATING TO RECONSTITUTING SCHOOLS.

Allows the superintendent of education to reconstitute a public school, except for certain charter schools. Allows the superintendent to recommend actions to charter school review panel, including the revocation of a school's charter.

 

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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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair