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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2137

(SSCR2303)

Status

RELATING TO THE TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Clarifies the maximum number of consecutive terms that members of the board of education may serve.

 

EDN

SB 2423, SD2

(SSCR2805)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Allows schools and classes to participate in fundraising or charitable activities, in conjunction with a charitable organization that is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and registered under section 467B-2.1, HRS, or granted an exception from registration under section 467B-11.5, HRS, based on criteria established by the board of education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2331, SD2

(SSCR2512)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Adds definitions of "department school" and "license". Clarifies the authority of employers or prospective employers to refuse to issue a certificate for school administrators or revoke a certificate for school administrators under certain circumstances. Makes clarifying amendments to the membership requirements for the Hawaii teacher standards board. Clarifies that charter schools fall under the purview of the requirements of the Hawaii teacher standards board. Clarifies the powers and duties of the department, state public charter school commission, and charter schools. Makes housekeeping and conforming amendments. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN

SB 2136, SD1

(SSCR2035)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Amends chapter 302A, HRS, to add new definitions of "attend", "attendance", "enroll", and "enrollment". Makes clarifying amendments throughout chapter 302A, HRS. (SD1)

 

EDN

SB 2235, SD2

(SSCR2807)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires children to undergo a physical examination prior to attending seventh grade beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Makes an appropriation to the department of education. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

SB 2922, SD2

(SSCR2795)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the lengthening of the school year from 180 days to an unspecified number of days beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Discontinues the requirements for minimum number of student hours effective at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Makes an appropriation to the department of education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2134, SD1

(SSCR2728)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Amends various sections of chapter 302A, HRS, to comply with the requirements of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2288, SD2

(SSCR2776)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Amends or repeals various provisions of chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for housekeeping and other purposes. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2424, SD2

(SSCR2777)

Status

RELATING TO AIR CONDITIONING IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.

Requires the department of education and department of accounting and general services, in consultation with the Hawaii state energy office of the department of business, economic development, and tourism and the Hawaii natural energy institute of the University of Hawaii, to develop a cooling master strategy and comprehensive study for the public schools and to report findings to the 2015 regular session of the legislature. Authorizes general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for efficient air conditioned classroom demonstration projects. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2977, SD1

(SSCR2830)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Creates a five-year pilot project through which the department of education will contract for the design, planning, and installation of fourth generation modular design buildings on Hawaii's public school campuses. Requires the department of education to report to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair