HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Karen Awana

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

 

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Karen Awana

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, January 27, 2014

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB1672

 

 

HB 1571

Status

RELATING TO GARDENS.

Authorizes the department of education and Hawaii community development authority to develop programs that provide incentives to establish school and community gardens.

 

EDN/HED, FIN

HB 1672

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Requires the board of education to allow public testimony on items not on a public meeting agenda if certain requirements are met.

 

EDN

HB 1776

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires children to undergo a physical examination prior to attending kindergarten, sixth grade, and ninth grade beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Makes an appropriation to the department of education.

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

HB 1777

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Allows department of education employees and agents to volunteer to administer epinephrine to a student in anaphylactic shock. Requires the department of health to provide proper instruction and training to every employee or agent who volunteers to administer glucagon and epinephrine. Requires a student's parent or guardian to provide the department of education with written authorization for auto-injectable epinephrine and to supply injectable epinephrine supplies to administer the epinephrine. Makes an appropriation for required instruction, training, and related expenses.

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

HB 1789

Status

RELATING TO MINORS.

Prohibits teachers and persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under eighteen years of age.

 

EDN, CPC

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 332 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-9421 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

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Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair